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Madrid 2020 and the cult of the mega-event

Madrid 2020

A tale of three cities – Madrid, London, and Rio de Janeiro – and their tragic obsession with global sports blowouts.

June 25th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

Tales for Tapas: Food for thought

El Celler de Can Roca

Siblings excel in the kitchen, drug cheats get off lightly and a banker resigns under a cloud – clutching a tidy sum.

May 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador

Those seeking a role model might baulk at the three-time Tour de France winner being included on a list of sports stars. There was his unseemly via-the-media spat with Lance Armstrong during and after the 2009 Tour and then an ethically questionable breakaway from rival Andy Schleck during the 2010 race, just after the Luxembourg […]

March 4th, 2011 | Posted in Sports Stars | Read More »

Marta Domínguez

Marta Dominguez

Long-distance runner Domínguez has won a steady stream of medals at major competitions ever since taking bronze at the 1998 European championships in the 5,000 metres. Probably the high-point of her career came 11 years later, when she won the 3,000-metre steeplechase gold at the Berlin World championships. The low point was in 2010, when […]

March 4th, 2011 | Posted in Sports Stars | Read More »

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