Football offers an important opportunity for development -- not just for those in need, but also those who have the resources and skills to help. The power of the sport is in its universal appeal, which can bring us together to tackle common challenges.
A pending decision by FIFA on whether to move the Qatar 2022 World Cup from summer to winter threatens to open debate on whether to deprive the Gulf state of its right to host one of the world's two largest sporting events and could spark allegations of an anti-Arab bias.
I was a teenager... and I idolized the US Women's National Team. They were amazing players and people who were living a life that was hard to comprehend. Fortunately, I was also beginning to play on youth national teams and I slowly started to envision myself in their shoes.
Greater transparency and accountability as well as the enabling of powerful international sports associations to live up to their lofty principles and values would be significantly enhanced by recognizing reality for what it is: sports and politics are inextricably intertwined.
Inside and outside stadiums throughout Brazil one saw banners and placards in English and in Portuguese. Online media and social utilities like Facebook and Twitter feature pages and live citizen journalist updates in both languages.
Our Family Style feast was incredible. We ordered nothing, and ate everything. Pasta, vegetables, meats, cheeses, tomatoes -- each simple dish was more sumptuous than the last, the ingredients fresh and colorful as a box of crayons.
For Juergen Griesbeck, football is more than a sport. It's a global language that speaks to a CEO of a corporation the same way it speaks to a homeless person in London or New York. It's an opportunity for collaboration on an international platform.
Most video games, like movies and other popular media, either entirely ignore female protagonists or marginalize, sexualize and objectify them. Boys and girls learn that as they grow older, females are invisible, distressed or simply accessories.