Olympic Games 2012 Archives ⋆ An Old International

Mexico win Olympic Gold against fancied Brazil

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have won Olympic Gold in the Wembley final against Brazil. That is quite an achievement. However, it fits into a bigger picture of recent Mexican success on the football pitch.[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="20" size_format="px"]First International Title for Mexico[/typography] [typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]Mexico have so far claimed their biggest success in football…

In Praise of Olympic Football

[typography font="Alike" size="14" size_format="px"]While the Olympic Games will officially start on Friday, the Olympic football tournament will already be underway. Thursday 26 July at 12 noon Spain and Japan will kick off the men's tournament at Hampden Park in Glasgow. The British women have by then already played a game as they started their campaign…

Les Belles de Paris

Rarely has women's football been touched upon here but a piece in the L'Equipe magazine about the PSG Ladies offered a good intro for the topic. The men's team are the focus of the media since their take over by the Qatari Investment Authority in May 2011. [typography font="Crimson Text" size="18" size_format="px"]Financial Gulf [/typography] While…