Dario Brentin is a PhD student at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies at University College London and researcher at the University of Graz, working on sport and national identity in Southeastern Europe. He is on Twitter at @sportingbalkans.
Posts by Dario Brentin
The Democratic ‘Hooligan’
Last November, Croatian fans disrupted a European qualifying match by throwing flares onto the pitch in Milan and fighting with police. Another example of hooliganism, or a protest with a larger agenda?
The Isle of Man TT motorcycle race runs on a 37.5-mile course that has 264 bends, passing stone walls and telephone poles, with riders reaching an average speed of 130 mph. Since the race's beginning in 1907, there have been 242 deaths.