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Maya Zinshtein on football, racism, religion, and her new film 'Forever Pure'

September 18, 2016
| Maya and I talk about her important new film "Forever Pure," racism, religion and hate, Israel, the cost of remaining silent, and politics as sport.
Length: 36:22 minutes (24.98 MB)
| August 15, 2016

The Olympics are not what they seem

Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics

by Jules Boykoff
(Verso Press,
2016;
$19.95)

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As all eyes turn to Rio in anticipation of the 2016 Summer Olympics, those of us who have even the smallest inkling of the negative impact of the Games on host city residents can only shudder.

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| May 16, 2016
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Chinatown streetball game takes centre court in 9-Man documentary

Photo: 9-Man film

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Chow fun and cha siu bao aren't just names for Chinese dishes (fried noodles and pork bun, FYI), they are also names for moves in a unique streetball game played within Chinese communities in North America.

With strict rules as to player membership and unique manoeuvres, 9-man is a volleyball game like no other.

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Here's how you can help ensure recognition for Indigenous athletes

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Are you a coach, athlete or sports fan? Then this week's edition of reconciliation resolution is for you.

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Rooting for our team in electoral politics

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Pan Am Games over-spending billions, but it's okay 'cause it's public money

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If a group constructing a massive project for you set a budget of $1.4 billion, but later came back and said they were spending $2.5 billion, what would you do? Normally you would probably throw the whole team out the door, and perhaps sue them for the $1.1-billion overrun.

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FIFA World Cup exception to lack of coverage of women's sport

July 10, 2015
| The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup attracted millions of viewers worldwide. But now that it's over, women athletes will once again disappear from our screens.
Length: 21:58 minutes (20.12 MB)
April 13, 2015 |
Many students face obstacles to participating in sports and recreation, from teasing to poor self-image, differing abilities, stereotyping, bullying and lacking the means to join in.
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