March 2022

This Middle East Monitor piece by Motasem A Dalloul appeared on 1st March at https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20220301-russias-war-in-ukraine-even-exposes-footballs-hypocrisy/. Fighting continues across Ukraine as Russian forces get closer to the capital, Kyiv. Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, is also being bombed. As the first round of high-level talks between Kyiv and Moscow took place on the Ukraine-Belarus border on Monday …

Former Egyptian football player Mohamed Aboutrika on Monday slammed the Federation of International Football (FIFA) for their failure to punish Israel, after the decision to ban Russia from all football competitions. This Palestine Chronicle article first appeared on 1st March at https://www.palestinechronicle.com/egyptian-football-player-aboutrika-slams-fifa-for-applying-double-standards/. In an interview with Quds News Network, the three-time Africa Cup of Nations …