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 Montford 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 @alexrotas: This is a really good article by @Davidsgoldblatt in the wonderful @NewStatesman https://t.co/dZCNUoGfuF
by @Davidsgoldblatt - an hour ago
@alexrotas thank you
RT @windowwander: #stormdoris is no match for #windowwanderland Coming to six neighbourhoods this weekend to sweep you off your feet 😍 🤠🤣 #…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 18 hours ago
RT @Jono_A_Byrne: Food for thought here to inform a rational debate about sport's role in a modern, healthy society... https://t.co/OTspAA4…
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 22 hours ago
"Sport’s obsession with being “inspirational” is a hindrance to public-health interventions, not a help." Me at https://t.co/IvbaUh7POX
by @Davidsgoldblatt - 23 hours ago
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