David Goldblatt was born in 1965 and inherited, for his sins, Tottenham Hotspurs from his father. He has published highly acclaimed books of football: The Ball is Round, an astonishingly ambitious global history of the game, Futebol Nation, a footballing history of Brazil, and The Game of Our Lives about the meaning and making of English football. He also edited the World Football Yearbook, made sporting documentaries for BBC Radio, reviewed sports books for the TLS and the Guardian and taught the sociology of sport at Bristol University, De Montfort University, Leicester and Pitzer College, Los Angeles.
David Goldblatt, author of the definitive sporting, social and political history of the modern Olympic Games, The Games shares what he believes to be the most significant moments from the greatest show on earth.
RT @JulesBoykoff: #IOC creates mandatory ethics code. Sample questions sort of read like "Corruption For Dummies" https://t.co/8bEP3RSgzg b…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - yesterday
RT @TheBristolCable: 7 MPs calling for answers as Cable reveals Brits most ‘stopped and checked’ for immigration crimes they can’t commit h…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 12 days ago
RT @AdamC_Corn: Latest:6 MPs speak as @TheBristolCable shows Brits most ‘stopped and checked’ 4 immigration crimes they can’t commit!https:…
RT @AlAviram: Vital work by @AdamC_Corn w/@bureaulocal.Data reveals racial profiling/ flawed intelligence by Immigration Officers
RT @guardian_sport: LA is about to discover that democracy and the Olympics don’t mix | By @JulesBoykoff https://t.co/HqAQmOIEQV
by @Davidsgoldblatt - one month ago
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