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Asian soccer chief slams IDF for searching Palestinian Football Association HQ

freepalestineSheik Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa says West Bank raid set “dangerous precedent that requires the international sporting family to stand together.”

AP (Nov. 25) – Asian Football Confederation president Sheik Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa has denounced the search of the Palestinian Football Association headquarters in the West Bank by the Israeli military on Monday, describing it as intolerable and unacceptable. Continue reading

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Sports media: The truth cannot be suppressed

Fascination rather than a critical approach dominates sports journalism | Ivan Bandura/Flickr

Fascination rather than a critical approach dominates sports journalism | Ivan Bandura/Flickr

Investigative journalism is scarce in the monopoly sports media. A few truth-seekers are breaking away from the pack – but not without considerable personal and economic consequences. In the first of two articles on investigative journalism in sport, Danish freelance writer Lars Andersson portrays three journalists who regularly challenge corporate sport’s self-image.

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