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Simon Kuper thinks hockey is starting to slip as Canada's number one sport, as Canadians fall for soccer: It's a ridiculous assertion, but still worth reading for an outsider's perspective.
Why sports documentaries are no longer one-dimensional fan-fests.: A new breed of sports documentaries are receiving critical acclaim. Following in the footsteps of Hoop Dreams are films like Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait and now, Tyson.
The Globalization of Sport.: David Stern has made efforts to grow the NBA into a global league. The British Empire exported soccer so well that it is often called The World's Game. Simon Kuper contrasts the ways the British and American empires have exported their sports.
Is the English Premiership the best in the world?: With two teams in the Champions League semi-finals, Oliver Holt thinks so. The EuroFootsie rankings seem to tell a different story. With 12 Spanish teams in their top 22, their model shows Spain to be the best.
Does England deserve a fifth Champions League place if Liverpool can't finish fourth in the EPL, but win the European Cup?
Paula Radcliffe takes a dump on the streets of London: and still wins the London marathon by more than five minutes, with the third fastest women’s marathon time ever. "I didn’t really want to resort to that in front of hundreds of thousands of people."