Monthly Archives: January 2013

Odes to Defeat

The small space in which sport and art come together has forever been changed by Algerian artist Adel Abdesseme. His five-metre-tall statue of Zinedine Zidane’s infamous headbutt of Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup Final now stands outside … Continue reading

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Alberto Contador v The Court of Arbitration for Sport

In the week of Lance Armstrong’s confession that he cheated his way to his seven Tour de France victories, there is one other cyclist worth mentioning: Alberto Contador, the Spaniard who won the 2007 and 2009 tours, and whose 2010 … Continue reading

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