Euro 2020 – Rich pickings for the few, not the many

For four weeks in June and July, Europe has been kept captive by the delayed Euro 2020 football competition: just-in-time in many countries bars and restaurants have been opening their doors again, allowing for public viewings. As you would expect at such a tournament, there have been some surprises: Switzerland sending the world champions France […]

Vaccines for the privileged

Footballers really are a cut above the rest! Just look at the Conmebol, the association of Latin America’s football associations. In mid-April Sinovac, the Chinese vaccine manufacturer promised 50’000 doses to vaccinate all professional players ahead of the Cop América after Lionel Messi donated them three signed shirts (not all of the national associations involved […]