Professional soccer does everything to castrate its own energy of happiness, but it survives in spite of all the spites.
The Cup has become a tool for neoliberal plunder—but Brazilians are fighting back.
Sports tournaments will pollute air for “the earth’s lungs.”
To curb sexual assault, victims need allies and advocates. Former University of Missouri football player Rolandis Woodland is a model for this.
In the London neighborhood of Forest Gate, the spark of a soccer revolution is brewing.
The Nation's sports editor Dave Zirin will join former luge competitor Samantha Retrosi to take reader questions on the politics of the Olympic games.
War is just another game the US loves to play.
The Russian government’s anti-gay scapegoating diverts attention from what appears to be the most corrupt Olympics in history.
“You need to follow your conscience, follow your heart and follow your wisdom.”
Illegal waste dumps, displacement of residents, harsh retribution against local activists: Sochi has it all.