The politics of the beautiful sport

By Karyl Walker Now that 'the greatest show on earth' is over and tears have dried up, the time may be ripe to delve into an issue which has been rightfully sidelined in favour of the beautiful gam...

July 15, 2018

Reasons why Croatia will win the World Cup

For the players who pushed their bodies to the limit to reach the World Cup final, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has an apt motto. "Who dares, wins" — a line popularized by special forces around the w...

July 14, 2018

Nestor Pitana to referee World Cup final

FIFA have named Argentinian Nestor Pitana as the referee for Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia. The 43-year-old officiated the tournament's opening game between Russia and Saudi A...

July 12, 2018