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August 2014

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic : le parfait Européen ? NEW
Le Taurillon 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Zlatan Ibrahimovic est un joueur incroyable, son parcours l'est tout autant. Fils d'immigrés bosniens en Suède, il est devenu le symbole de son équipe nationale et est adulé par des fans du monde entier, sans qu'il ne soit...
Export Week NEW
David Lidington 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
It’s not often that I blog about football, but this week I came across a truly inspiring story. Terry Nelson is a former Paratrooper who invented a suit that enables athletes to recuperate in water. He himself has represented our country and won a...
Supporters Direct Europe to launch position paper on football governance at the European Parliament NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Supporters Direct Europe (SD Europe) is launching its first position paper, ‘The Heart of the Game: Why Supporters are Vital to Improving Governance in Football’, at an event hosted by Ivo Belet MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels today an...
VIDEO: Renault and Caterham team up on sports car project NEW
FSN Reporters Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Natalie Powell filed this report from Paris.
Du rugby féminin franco-allemand - La rencontre entre Heidelberg et Bourg-Lès-Valence NEW
Vivre l'international 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous, hallo zusammen!Match amical de rugby franco-allemand à Bourg-Lès-ValenceUne rencontre peu fréquente que celle qui s'est déroulée ce week-end à Bourg-Lès-Valence. En effet, pendant 4 jours, l'équipe féminine Drôme-Ardèche a...
Natasha Baker – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
In her first ever Paralympics at the age of 22, Natasha Baker could not have asked for a better introduction to the equestrian events at this level.  She broke Paralympic records and took home Team GB’s first equestrian gold medal … Cont...
Helena Lucas – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Helena Lucas holds the impressive distinction of being the first Brit ever to take a gold in the sailing events at the Paralympics. Helena suffers from a condition that affects both her hands.  Despite this, she initially focused on competing …...
Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking – Gold Medal Profiles NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Of all the four gold medals won at Dorney Lake, that of Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking was by far the most joyously unexpected. They had only joined forces in a boat three months earlier, boasting a solitary World Cup … Continue reading...
Matchs truqués : le Conseil de l’Europe rédige une convention internationale . NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
 La rédaction d’une éventuelle convention du Conseil de l’Europe contre la manipulation des résultats sportifs, et notamment les matchs arrangés, a commencé. Le Comité des Ministres a invité l’Accord partiel élargi sur le sport...
Russia to Wow with Olympic Opening Ceremony NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 10 Months, 5 Days, 30 Minutes ago
Following the success of the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing and the much-talked about event that kicked-off this summer’s games in London, Russia is pulling out all the stops to make sure the opening ceremony for 2014 Winter Games in Soc...
Rain Beats Poland in Warsaw NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 10 Months, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Poland's new $550 million National Stadium has become a laughing stock after a World Cup qualifier was postponed because the stadium's roof, supposed to protect the pitch from rain, couldn't be closed--because it was raining.
Samtidigt, på Olympiastadion i Berlin... NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 10 Months, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Statsminister Reinfeldt gör... vad? Och just där... ;-)(Källa: Beaver Tipstack: Jonas)...
Schwarzer Schwan bei WM Qualifikation: Denkwürdiger Chart bei Deutschland – Schweden 4:4 NEW
Blick Log 1 Year, 10 Months, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Das war ein historischer Fußballabend heute Abend in Berlin. Deutschland vergibt nach einer 4:0 Führung den Sieg und macht nur ein Unentschieden. Einen solchen Favoritensturz habe ich auch an den Vorhersagemärkten (vulgo Wettbörsen) noch nicht ge...
Josie Pearson – Gold Medal Profile NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 7 Hours ago
Continuing with my profiles of those women who achieved gold medals at the Olympics and Paralympics this week, I am today looking at Josie Pearson, who won gold in the combined F51/52/53 discus.  She will now have her image on a stamp issued by...
Female British Gold Medalists – Heather Stanning NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Following on from yesterdays profile on Helen Glover, today’s will be on her team mate, Heather Stanning. For most Olympians, taking part in this summer’s Games is by far the most daunting challenge they are likely to face all year. ̷...
We are all Europeans now (well, almost all) NEW
Nucleus 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
We are all Europeans now (well, almost all) By David Seymour on Monday, 01 October 2012 The fantastic win in the Ryder Cup has meant that suddenly Europe is not a word being used with contempt and derision.
Deporte para todos !! NEW
Europ@ Junior. La Unión Europea contada a los niños 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Es una pena que el verano se haya terminando y seguro que ya empiezas a acordarte con nostalgia de las vacaciones y todas las cosas divertidas que has hecho con tus amigos o tus primos con el buen tiempo: nadar en la piscina, saltar olas en la playa,...
“USA!” at Ryder Cup 2012: Silent “EU!” Wins NEW
The Worden Report 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The Ryder Cup of 2012, held in Illinois, can be read as payback for the European team at the expense of the Americans because the latter had come back from the same 10-6 deficit to win at the previous Cup.  The Associated Press reported that the...
Wettskandal auch im Handball NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
in Frankreich und zwar gleich beim Meister Montpellier … 5.000 Euro Einsatz, 200.000 Euro Gewinn. Hmmm, die Verdächtigungen hören sich sehr konkret an. Skandal bei Montpellier weitet sich aus - Handball - kicker online...
Female British Gold Medalists – Sarah Storey NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
After my e-book before the summer with profiles of British female athletes competing in London, I thought it would be a good idea to celebrate those women who achieved gold medals.  Of course it wasn’t just about medals this summer; … Co...
What do they know of cricket who only cricket know? NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
This was the question posed by CLR James in his classic book  "Beyond a Boundary", setting out the social and political importance of cricket to the development of West Indian identity.There was another reminder of the importance of cricket as a...
Hallituksen blogi – Otto Meri: Otetaan urheilijoista mallia! NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Otetaan urheilijoista mallia! Entäpä jos maailman parhaisiin jalkapalloilijoihin lukeutuvat portugalilainen Ronaldo, britti Rooney, espanjalainen Xavi ja ruotsalainen Ibrahimovich pelaisivat kaikki samassa joukkueessa. Siis maajoukkueessa. Turha un...
The importance of remembering NEW
European Reform - Mike Burnett's blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
It's healthy for people - like nations - to remember where they came from so that they can face the future with a sense of security, even when it will be different from the past. Earlier I've written about how the EU must learn from history and avoid...
#TeamCy2012eu to sweat the colors of the Council of the European Union for Charity NEW
Open Cyprus Europe 2012 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
It's objective is to gather as many participants as possible, wearing the official colors of the Presidency. Running for the Cyprus Presidency team, would be a substantial contribution in our effort to use this opportunity for fund raising.
Croatian Paralympians bring home the sporting glory NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
The last five weeks of Olympic sporting thrills, feisty competitions, inspiration and hope ended on Sunday September 10 with the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games, dubbed “the greatest ever” by International Committee chairman Sir...
French media less enthusiastic about Paralympic Games, London 2012 NEW
Babelblogs 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Imagine diving into a pool with your eyes closed, running without any legs, playing table tennis without any hands, or playing rugby sitting in a wheelchair. These brave acts are what make the ‘other’ olympic games, the ones which barely made it...
UEFA: Erste Strafen wegen Financial Fair Play NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
u.a. gegen Atlético Madrid (was nicht sonderlich überraschen sollte … siehe u.a. #H96 Gegner Atlético Madrid hat 215 Mio. Schulden beim Finanzamt - egghat’s not so micro blog).  Die desaströse finanzielle Lage vieler Vereine in Span...
Finnen mit estnischen Sponsoren NEW
Estland 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Vom estnischen Tourismusamt bisher als "Platz für eine schöne Aussicht" beworben: Sprunganlagein Otepää. In Zukunft gibt es offenbar erweiterte estnische Möglichkeiten. Erfolge waren für die finnischen Skispringer in den vergangenen zwei Winter...
Russia: 40th Anniversary of Canada-USSR Hockey Series NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
RuNet blogger Vladimir Kharitonov honored the 40th anniversary of the “Summit Series” - eight hockey games played on two continents between the USSR and Team Canada in September 1972. Although Canada emerged with more wins, the series all...
Une délégation européenne aux Jeux olympiques ? NEW
Le Taurillon 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 37 Minutes ago
Les derniers Jeux olympiques de Londres ont révélé, une fois de plus, la domination des nations américaine et chinoise dans cette compétition : les deux vainqueurs incontestables des Jeux ont respectivement décroché 46 médailles d'or et 38 m
Ist diese Transferperiode die erste ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
… in der ein Spielerwechsel von der alten Welt (im Fußball Westeuropa) in die neue (BRICs, etc.) der teuerste der Periode ist? Also nicht von Brasilien nach Europa, sondern von Europa nach China/Russland/Brasilien (oder auch Katar)?Ich warte ja da...
2012 Paralympics: A Successful Start, Remarkable Stories NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Martine Wright, a survivor of the London bombings, Rim Ju Song, the first North Korean participant who, a few months ago, could not swim; and Hassiem Achmat, who survived a shark attack. Just some of the remarkable Paralympic athletes.
Sigue los Juegos Paralímpicos! NEW
Europ@ Junior. La Unión Europea contada a los niños 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Desde el 29 de agosto y hasta el 9 de septiembre, la ciudad inglesa de Londres acoge los XIV Juegos Paralímpicos.Quizás te preguntes... ¿Pero qué son los Juegos Paralímpicos?  Si no los conoces, te explicamos aquí en qué consisten. S...
From village bells to the torch relay: online broadcasting of the Olympics in Europe NEW
Neelie Kroes 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Number of views :287Philippa Barr We are getting close to the end of summer – one of the final guest posts here, this time by Philippa Nicole Barr -   In a 1998 book called Village Bells, Alain Corbin told us that village bells played an impo...
Building effective governance NEW
Politics @ Surrey 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The summer break has given me the chance to step back from the usual flow of things (even if ‘flow’ might seem an ambitious description of the EU right now), and has let me spend some time with one of my other interests in life, namely cy...
Les Jeux Paralympiques : cherchez les femmes ? NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
      Les femmes en situation de handicap sont le plus souvent victimes d’une « sur –discrimination »  par rapport aux hommes dans la même situation. Les sportives handicapées ne font pas exception à la règle. Quelques c...
Une candidature franco-allemande aux JO 2024 ? NEW
Vivre l'international 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Bonjour à tous, hallo zusammen,Non, ce n'est pas une de mes nouvelles idées farfelues, mais c'est le think tank Sport et Citoyenneté qui a proposé l'idée dans un article sur le journal Le Monde. Un peu utopiste ? Pas si sûr...Une candidature fr...
30 Mio. für Bayern Trikotwerbung von der Telekom NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Der bis Ende dieser Saison laufende Vertrag wurde damit vorzeitig verlängert. Statt geschätzter 25 Millionen Euro pro Saison sollen es jetzt (wiederum geschätzte) 30 Millionen sein. Das ist zwar 20-mal so viel wie Fürth bekommt (und auch etwa 2,5...
Justice (of a sort) for Peter Norman NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The inspirational activist and former athlete John Carlos recently toured the UK, speaking at a number of meetings where his message of how sport can play a part in anti-racist struggle was, quite properly, very well received. John Carlos’s...
Alle skeptisch bei ManU, nur einer nicht: George Soros. NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
De legendäre Hedgefonds Manager hat sich auch nicht nur ein paar Aktien gesichert, sondern gleich 7,85%. Damit geht Soros auf die Gegenseite der Mehrheitsmeinung, denn ich bin ja bei weitem nicht der einzige, der vor Fußballaktien warnt (siehe Die...
Man U, a stake for Soros NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Hat-tip to Sam Jones — it’s a 7.85 per cent stake by George Soros.For every defeat to Everton…Also spotted in Monday evening SEC filings: Peter Thiel selling...
Shorting, shorting Man United NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Dearie me – what an atrocious headline.Shares in Manchester United are down more than 6 per cent since its JOBS Act-abetted listing on the New York stock exchange less than a fortnight ago....
Rule 40 and the IOC: can a swimmer be in deep water? NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Michael Phelps for Vuitton No1 Record-breaking and recently retired swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals, is now apparently in trouble over an ad campaign for Louis Vuitton which may result in him...
Pass auf Primera Division, die Bundesliga kommt ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Auf die desaströse wirtschaftliche Lage der meisten spanischen Fußballvereine (außer Real Madrid und vor allem dem FC Barcelona) habe ich schon einige Male hingewiesen. Vor allem auf den Aspekt, dass die Vereine ihre Sozialabgaben und Steuern einf...
JO Politik NEW
Telos 2 Years, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Existe-t-il un lien entre la puissance économique et palmarès olympique? Assisterions-nous à une forme de multipolarité du sport au moment où nous voyons se mettre en place une multipolarité politique ?
"Olympian Economics" by Robert Skidelsky NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
As Olympic mania swept the world in recent weeks, it transported the host country, Great Britain, to a rare display of public exultation. Indeed, the successes of “Team GB” produced an upsurge of patriotic rejoicing akin to victory in war. Britai...
Münchner Richter warnt Fifa-Präsident Blatter: „Entweder er klärt auf oder er ist weg“ - Fußball - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Münchner Richter warnt Fifa-Präsident Blatter: „Entweder er klärt auf oder er ist weg“ - Fußball - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten: Starke Worte von Joachima Eckert, Vizechef der FIFA-Ethikkomission. Wenn man sich die Geschichte der Korruptionsauf...
Finanzblase Premier League NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Finanzblase Premier League : Auch in England ist nicht alles in Butter. Also in der Kombination von Fußball und Wirtschaftlichkeit. Zwar ist die Premier League (vor allem dank der hohen TV-Einnahmen) die stärkste der Welt. Aber ein nicht ganz gerin...
Olympic legacy – Reality or Rogue? NEW
MHP Blog 2 Years, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
It’s the week after it all ended, and the lack of sport on our television screens has cast a subdued mood over those who spent every minute of the Olympic Games cheering and yelling our British sports men and women on.    read more...
Take the Olympics for a spin NEW
youropa.org - beyond the headlines 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
In the wake of the Olympics, commentators jump on the bandwagon to speculate on what London 2012 meant for the European Union. But how serious do we have to take these attempts?  ...
EU attempt to impose federal identity 'pitiable' NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The European Union's attempt to jump on the Olympic bandwagon is pitiable and it should give up trying to impose a federal identity, writes Marina Yannakoudakis...
“Nightmare” Games? NEW
EuroSavant - Commentary on the European non-English-language pre 2 Years, 1 Week, 8 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Here at €S we greeted the oncoming prospect of the London 2012 Olympic Games with an examination of whether it really makes sense economically for a city to host them, which came to the daring conclusion: “It depends.” Now they are over...
Future of European Integration: Team EU at the Olympics? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Twitter account @EU_London2012 (now @EU_sports_team) was counting the gold medals for the EU. Of course, there was no Team EU at the Olympics, but I find it interesting. Questions: 1. Can you imagine the situation when the citizens of the EU from...
Remembering the 1948 London Olympics NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 4 Minutes ago
As a successful 2012 Olympics winds to a close, it may be worthwhile remembering that London’s path to hosting the world’s most important sports event was not a smooth one.
Russia: The Ugly Side of Olympic Nationalism NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 20 Minutes ago
Olympic gold medal wins by Russian ethnic minorities have angered Russian nationalists.
Timid EU avoids celebrating Olympic success NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Why did European Commission President José Manuel Barroso decide against praising the performance of European athletes at London's Olympic games? His silence speaks volumes, writes Justin Stares...
Games, in sports and in business NEW
Nick Panayotopoulos Thinking 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Seems that some have it all wrong. You actually compete in business but you participate in sports. NickPthinks on business, EU policy, socio-economics and systemics in Europe. North America and the world...
Olympische Spiele | Erste! | Cartoon (L’Echo, Bruxelles) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Olympijské hry | První! | Karikatura (L’Echo, Brusel) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Jogos Olímpicos | Primeira! | Ilustração (L’Echo, Bruxelas) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Ver mais.
Olympic Medals Handed Out but Czech Rain Boots a Big Winner NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The London 2012 Summer Olympics have drawn to a close, but there was one winner of this year's Olympic games that hasn't won a medal--the Czech Olympic team's official galoshes.
Juegos: no vale dejarse perder NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Es antideportivo dejarse perder para mejor superar una eliminatoria y buscarse los mejores/peores contrincantes. Es de cajón pero se practica. La Federación de una especialidad minoritaria, el badminton, ha actuado de forma enérgica y radical expu...
Clausura JJ.OO. de Londres NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Mucho sentí no haber llevado a mis nietos, como quise, a la Olimpiada para la que no encontré entradas.En la ceremonia de clausura, como en la inauguración, Sebastian Coe, del que los medios asturianos no han recordado todavía que es nuestro Prim...
China: Netizens' Comments on 2012 London Olympics NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Fauna from ChinaSMACK translates Chinese netizens' general comments and impressions of the 2012 London Olympics. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicio...
Britischen Investitionen in olympischen Spitzensport NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Die enormen britischen Investitionen sowohl in olympischen Spitzensport als auch in die Infrastruktur haben Früchte getragen. (…) Nach den Spielen der Perfektion von Peking (2008), mit teils rekrutierten Zuschauern und einer asiatischen Art de...
Reino Unido | Os Jogos Olímpicos acabaram, voltemos ao trabalho (The Independent, Londres) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 52 Minutes ago
Enquanto o Reino Unido volta ao trabalho após umas férias de duas semanas, absorvendo alguns elogios internacionais, o primeiro-ministro David Cameron poderá querer que um pouco de espírito olímpico chegue para resolver os problemas da nação,...
Großbritannien | Bringt Olympia in die Politik (The Independent, London) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 54 Minutes ago
Nach zwei Fest-Wochen und gestärkt durch die internationale Anerkennung geht Großbritannien wieder an die Arbeit. Möglich, dass Premier David Cameron jetzt davon träumt, dass so ein bisschen olympischer Geist ausreicht, um die Probleme der Nation...
Velká Británie | Je po olympiádě, zpět do práce (The Independent, Londýn) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 55 Minutes ago
Ve chvíli, kdy se Británie vrací po dvou týdnech strávených sklízením mezinárodní přízně do každodenního života, by si premiér David Cameron přál, aby ta špetka olympijského ducha stačila k vyřešení problémů země, těmi ho...
The Olympics Closing Ceremony NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
I was so impressed with Danny Boyle’s Opening Ceremony to the London2012 Olympics that I thought I must watch the Closing Ceremony as well, though alas it did not live up to expectations. I know it was intended to be of a different nature R...
Hungarian Athletes Do ‘Miracle’ at London Games NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Hungarian athletes shined once more at the London Olympics with a remarkable overall performance.
Olympische Spiele | Lohnt sich das? (La Vanguardia, Barcelona) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Wenn man den Anhängern der Olympischen Spiele Glauben schenkt, haben die kolossalen Investitionen positive Auswirkungen auf den Fremdenverkehr, die Stadterneuerung, ja sogar die Volksgesundheit (Förderung des Breitensports). Die Untersuchungen übe...
Olympijské hry | Stojí to za to? (La Vanguardia, Barcelona) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Podle zastánců olympijských her mají kolosální částky do nich investované pozitivní dopad na cestovní ruch, revitalizaci měst a společnost (popularizací sportu). Ve skutečnosti tomu tak bývá jen málokdy, jak ilustrují příklady m
Jogos Olímpicos | Será que valem a pena? (La Vanguardia, Barcelona) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Para os partidários da organização dos Jogos Olímpicos, as somas colossais investidas têm um impacto positivo em termos de turismo, de renovação urbana e de saúde pública. Na verdade, isso raramente acontece, como o demonstram as cidades que...
Deutschland ist Olympia? NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Die olympische Flamme ist erloschen. Doch die Diskussionen um die Situation des deutschen Spitzensports schwelen weiter. Die Zielvorgabe der Sportfunktionäre mit 28 Goldmedaillen, die jetzt verschämt relativiert wird, stammt natürlich ebenso aus W...
Croatia – London 2012: marvelous Olympic waterpolo gold glory! NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
What a marvelous Sunday August 12 Croatia had at the Olympics – first handball bronze and then came the Games competitions finale and the Croatian waterpolo team won gold. CROATIA, in this sport, won her first Olympic Games gold medal in the men...
Who is the biggest loser of the London Olympics: UKIP or the Daily Mail? NEW
Euronotes 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
(This is an unusually short post, just a quick thought I had watching the Olympics.) British olympians or TeamGB have done wonderfully, coming third in the medal rankings. It’s not only a superb result, but a great moral boost to a country figh...
Die XXX. Olympischen Sommerspiele der Neuzeit sind in Europa Geschichte NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Die XXX. Olympischen Sommerspiele der Neuzeit sind Geschichte – das Feuer im Olympiastadion ist erloschen. Die rund um die Uhr pulsierende Gastgeberstadt London hat sich als großartiger Gastgeber präsentiert. Die Sportstätten wie das Olympia...
Croatia – London Olympics 2012: Yesss another Bronze medal Men’s Handball NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
  Just saw live telecast of Olympic Bronze medal Men’s Handball match Croatia Vs Hungary and the Croatian team, nicknamed “Cowboys” simply nailed the medal. Well done! That makes the 6th Olympic glory medal for Croatia, so far. All eyes no...
My Olympian change of heart NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
As a general rule, I subscribe to Orwell’s somewhat negative view of sport. I have not voluntarily watched any Olympic event on telly (as opposed to being in a pub while the 100 meters final was beamed onto a big screen to the obvious carna...
London Olympic Games made in China NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Beatrice from Ministry of Tofu puts together a set of infographic and reports on products related with London Olympic Games which are made in China. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit &...
Why you’ve just got to love Usain Bolt NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
OK it’s a bit of an exaggeration… …but only a very little bit of one. Our (and Somaliland‘s) boy Mo done good, too.
EU a OH | Editorial NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Před několika dny kolovala po internetu originální tabulka medailového pořadí inspirovaná přehledem umístění z londýnských olympijských her. Mezi ostatními zeměmi na n...
União Europeia e Jogos Olímpicos | Editorial NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Um quadro de medalhas inédito circulava há poucos dias na Internet, onde se faz uma releitura dos Jogos Olímpicos de Londres. Nele, a UE aparece a par de outros países. E ocupa de longe o primeiro lugar. No...
Sports Magazines For That Sports activities Fans NEW
WeAreProEU Community Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Sporting activities writing in devoted sports magazines provides reports on activities such as contests and also competitive events as well as related sports activities news. There are several sports activities publications which were mocked as well...
Europa und Olympia | Editorial NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Ein ungewöhnlicher Medaillenspiegel kursierte vor ein paar Tagen im Internet: Es war jener der Olympischen Spiele von London, aber in einer neuen Version. Neben den verschiedenen anderen Ländern wurde auch die Europäische Union als Nat...
Hammer but no Horror: a personal view of the Olympics NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
The IPKat has written at length about the Olympic Games (see eg posts here, here, here, here and here) -- but he has been too busy meditating about the event's many economic and legal ramifications to tear himself away from his secret thoughts and ac...
Jumpkick their football clubs NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Post-debut, at pixel time Manchester United shares were clinging to the $14 listing price like the Glazers to Old Trafford. (The stock was $14.06 as we went to pub.)Remember the debt,...
Croatia – London Olympic Games 2012: Bronze came and – more gold! NEW
Croatia, the war, and the future 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
The second week of Olympic competition in London is nearing to a close. And what a great week it was for Croatia – again! Congratulations! Simply fabulous, simply fantastic! Go Croatia! Related post: Croatia has gold, Croatia has silver – bro...
Speer oder Strand? NEW
Lettland 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Lettischer Beach - an dieser Stelle noch vonVolleyballern verschont ...Lange musste Lettland auf Olypiamedaillen warten - kurz vor Schluß des Spektakels 2012 in London reißen es die neuen Stars des lettischen Sports heraus; die Beach-volleyballer M...
London Olympics 2012 – Success or Failure? NEW
Europe Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Many people said that it was too soon for England to host the Olympics again after the 1948 ‘Austerity’ games. Then, the very day after the UK won the bid yet again, the capital was hit by terror attacks. In the following years the capita...
Book Reviews: Economics of Olympics and Sports Events NEW
The IPKat 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
As we reach the final days of the London Olympics, your Katonomist took a look at two books on the economics of the Olympics and such sporting events from publisher Edward Elgar.  She would like to pretend she read them whilst on a treadmill tra...
Les JO, un moment de répit pendant la crise ? NEW
Nouvelle Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 9 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
C’est la compétition la plus attendue par le monde sportif, qui rassemble cette année plus de 10 500 athlètes venus des quatre coins du globe. Un petit moment de répit pour des esprits européens obnubil&e...
Era of Water Polo Dominance Ends for Hungary NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 9 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The 2012 Olympic Games in London will go down as a huge disappointment for Hungarian water polo fans as the national team's decade-long Olympic dominance came to an end Wednesday night.
In tutta onestà NEW
Maldeuropa 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Premesso che vedere una squadra olimpica europea a Sochi 2014 o a Rio 2016 è pura utopia, facciamoci una domanda a cui rispondere in tutta onestà: ma noi PIIGS europei saremmo in grado di tifare per un rappresentante del club delle triple A?