Jules Boykoff is a professor of political science at Pacific University in Oregon and the author of three books on the Olympic Games, most recently Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics. He is a former professional soccer player who represented the US Olympic Team in international competition.
Sepp Blatter's unreconstructed sexism is a slap in the face to everyone who supports women's soccer.
San Francisco already suffers from all of the problems that the Olympics would exacerbate.
It was revealed this week that the company Academi—the rebranded private militia once known as Blackwater—has been providing security training for the 2014 World Cup.