Open Season: Matthew Hall
Sport, without spin, from around the world. Matthew Hall considers the issues behind the headlines and tells the stories that others don't.
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In the end, they didn't have to send in the dogs on Friday night but the cops did need to suit up the riot squad with truncheons and shields. Continue Reading
It was around noon on Tuesday, July 4, 2006, that I walked into Dortmund's World Cup stadium. Later that night, Germany would host Italy in the World Cup semi-final in front of 65,000 people and many millions, possibly billions, more watching on television around the planet. Continue Reading
The marketing department for Apple can now take the rest of the year off. Continue Reading
FIFA president Sepp Blatter once famously demanded female players wear tighter shorts to draw in fans.Rightly, that comment didn't go down too well. Continue Reading
If Australia's bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup does nothing else it has, at the very least, kick-started a debate about what this nation is today and what the nation may or may not want to be in the future. Continue Reading
There is powerful opposition to Australia's bid to host the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cups, and it comes from close to home. Continue Reading
The Korean midfielder may not have had the best match in the Champions League final, but he has come a long way from being shunned by clubs in his home country. Continue Reading
An Australian supporters group brings apartheid back to South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. Continue Reading
A simple and concise introduction to the life of world champion cyclist, Cadel Evans.
Discover le Tour - the tactics, achievements, scandals and names you should know.