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Monocle: In for the High Jump 

Jealous of the Commonwealth Games and the Jeux de la Francophonie, Portugal has created the Jogos da Lusofonia. In a world of soft power, pole vaulters and sprinters are the new ambassadors for old colonial clubs. (September 2009)

New York: Paris is Yawning

Shrug, shrug, shrug at the home team. (August 17, 2012)

Slate: “If She’s an Ugly Bowler, You Are Going To Be Disappointed”

Parsing the increasingly bizarre sayings of Ichiro Suzuki. (August 1, 2007)

The Boston Globe: Hog the Ball, Kid

The case for selfishness in an egalitarian sport. (December 20, 2009)

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