Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, a period that includes the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, for tampering with doping-related laboratory data.
Just about everyone playing with the Boston Hurricanes has roots in China, which is no coincidence — it’s the rules. The game started in the city parks and alleyways of Chinatowns, but it’s reached the suburbs as Chinese American communities change.
After Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, the NBA has been caught between its interests in China and its American fans. The NBA’s bind illustrates the important tension modern companies face between geographic expansion and political advocacy.
In a recent public service announcement produced by Mutombo for DR Congo, he speaks directly into the camera and tells viewers that Ebola is real and offers tips on how to prevent it and get treatment.
The women have made history in two ways. Not only are they the first women from the Pacific Islands to commentate the Women’s World Cup, but they are doing it in their native languages of Bislama and Fijian.