SPORT FOR A BETTER WORLD

STREET KIDS FIND HAVEN IN SPORT

Radley Paul | United Kingdom | Published by The National

A foundation in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam sees sport - particularly taekwondo - as a vehicle for good, as it tries to change the prospects of vulnerable street children, who are at risk of malnutrition, exploitation and trafficking.

NonProfit Organisation : Christina Noble Children's Foundation

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Lòpez Hevia Ricardo Erick, Cuba
Granma

The flying Russian girl

Kraemer Patrick B., Switzerland
EPA - European Press Photo Agency

Relax in heaven

Isaeva Daria, Russia
sovsport.ru

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I just won!

Wijtman Robbert, Netherlands
CSC Sports Photography

Listen to me

Schwoerer Kai, Germany
Imago

Runners wave

Fromm Sascha, Germany
Thueringer Allgemeine

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How the Black Stars stabbed the nation in cold blood

Anaman Fiifi, Ghana
allsports.com.gh
An opinion piece written purely from a fans' perspective, the text explores the bitterness that froze the relationship between Ghana's national team (The Black Stars) and its fans, in the wake of the infamous appearance-fee drama at the World Cup....

The path out of the dark

Nedo Johannes, Germany
Tagesspiegel
This is an article about FIFA and about possible alternatives to the World Football Federation. The two big topics of the article are: Is a football world without FIFA possible? And what can  football fans do to change FIFA? 

What's left of Heysel thirty years after

Caremani Francesco, Italy
Il Foglio
The silence, the embarrassment and the many battles of the survivors of Heysel.

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The tale of Alexis Sánchez

Mazur Martin, Argentina
FourFourTwo Magazine
Here comes the pain: with fire in his belly and thunder in his boots, Alexis Sánchez's journey from remotest Chile to the bright lights of London has been remarkable. FourFourTwo reveals how a media-shy homeboy became the main man.

The Football of 1943

Dolgopolov Nikolai, Russia
Russia Beyond the Headlines
It was impossible playing on the ruins of Stalingrad. But back then the word "impossible" didn't exist.

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Heysel

Audisio Emanuela, Italy
La Repubblica

Sunakali

Bhat Bhojraj, Nepal
Good Neighbors Nepal

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Nina leaves with a smile

Zhu He, China
China Central Television

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Rocky Marciano

Ricci Dario, Italy
Radio24

The Body Shot Boxing Podcast

McIntosh Ronald, United Kingdom
soundcloud.com/ronald-mcintosh

A day in the life of the Giro

Slater Matt, United Kingdom
BBC World Service

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Too young for danger of death

Nestler Stefan, Germany
dw.com
"Adventure Sports" (Original blog in German: "Abenteuer sport"), mainly deals with high altitude mountaineering. I write the blog not only for professional climbers but for amateurs and all people who love mountains and  mountain sports. I try to ...

Justin Gatlin and a run for redemption

Abrahamson Alan, USA
3 Wire Sports
Alan Abrahamson is an award-winning sportswriter, best-selling author and in-demand television analyst. In 2010 he launched his own website, 3 Wire Sports (<a href='http://www.3wiresports.com' target='_blank'>www.3wiresports.com), described in Jam...

Crash bang wallop as sports politics is turned on its head at SportAccord Convention

Butler Nick, United Kingdom
insidethegames.biz
Every Monday, Nick Butler gives his take on a topical issue in the world of sport. Packed full of anecdotes and personal insights, his pieces are invariably based around events he has attended. Controversial issues such as doping and the FIFA corr...

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