Fifa ‘to allow GB football team’

By | Dec 16, 2008

The BBC has suggested that FIFA, the international body of football (soccer, for those American readers), is close to granting Great Britain permission to play as Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics (to be hosted in the UK). In the past, British teams have not been allowed to compete in the Olympics because under FIFA […]

The Growing Internationalism of Professional Sports

By | Nov 20, 2008

The NFL recently played in Wembley Stadium, the home of the English national football (soccer) team. The NHL has played games in England, Czech Republic, Sweden, and has talked about putting franchises in Europe. English Premiership teams tour abroad annually as part of their pre-season training, and the growth of Major League Soccer in North […]

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