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A racially mixed Irish team claimed several medals at the World Under-20 Championships in Tampere last week, eliciting an avalanche of richly deserved praise – but also a waft of bigotry from the usual suspects
Leaving aside the geopolitics of it, this World Cup has been, as ever, a faintly outrageous carnival of sportsmanship
A recent poll showed that 41 per cent of Brazilians now have no interest in their World Cup team, even more felt winning would not improve national self-esteem
One recovering addict shares his story of hope in the face of a national epidemic, but an apathetic government and avaricious bookmakers are hardly helping the situation