Are joint candidatures the solution to excessive costs of major sporting events?

This summer, a unique situation drew a lot of attention in North America just before the 2018 World Cup started in Russia: the joint bid made by Mexico, the United States, and Canada to receive the FIFA World Cup 2026 won against Morocco, the other contender. To my knowledge, it is only the second time … Continue reading Are joint candidatures the solution to excessive costs of major sporting events?

Statistics: a libero in sports

Looking back at the 2014 World Cup, the dramatic match between Brazil and Germany immediately comes to mind. Within minutes, Brazil conceded three goals. Some fans might wonder if Germany had had a winning streak or a “hot hand” that brought them an enormous amount of luck. For a long time, the uncontested view among … Continue reading Statistics: a libero in sports

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time” or how to upgrade your online sports betting experience

Without a doubt, the only sport that manages to both unite and divide a country must be football. While the World Cup succeeds every four years in attracting careful attention and thrill from a whole nation, the Champions Leagues or Premier League will trigger, every year, the same pride and rivalries. However, football is a … Continue reading “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time” or how to upgrade your online sports betting experience