Multicultural Soccer Tournament Features Multicultural Scuffle, Multicultural Face-Punching

As for the Week in Ironic Soccer Violence, we bring you the comedic-tragic World Class Players Cup out of Regina, Saskatchewan. There, teams from different national backgrounds compete in a three-week tournament, under the auspices of multiculturalism and understanding and sportspersonship and not harming people who… »4/13/13 5:10pm4/13/13 5:10pm

Polish Shot Put Gold Medalist's Celebration Nearly Interrupts Women's 10K Final, Ends In Evil Laugh

Tomasz Majewski was excited, and he had reason to be. The Polish shot putter's throw of 21.89 meters secured a defense of his 2008 Beijing gold in the event, but it's his celebration we're more interested in. In search of the flag of Poland, Majewski rushed across the track while the women's 10K final cruised on… »8/03/12 5:10pm8/03/12 5:10pm

Russian And Polish Fans May Kill Each Other Before Their Match Starts

Here are some of the videos that have surfaced from this morning's clashes between Russian and Polish soccer fans, before their teams' match later today at Euro 2012. According to one (biased) account, a Russian fan march was set upon by Polish supporters, and broken up by police firing tear gas and nonlethal… »6/12/12 2:05pm6/12/12 2:05pm

It Took Negative One Day For Euro 2012 Fans To Start Their Racist Chants

The tourney doesn't start until tomorrow; today was merely a practice for the Netherlands. A practice open to the public. The Dutch team began the practice session by jogging around a track in Krakow, and when they reached one end of the circuit, "several hundred" or around "500" fans began hooting monkey chants at… »6/07/12 6:40pm6/07/12 6:40pm

Piss Cannons And Scrotum-Seeking Dogs: Poland Is READY For Euro 2012

We already dealt with the possibility of trouble inside the stadiums at the European Championship, starting tomorrow. But what about non-matchdays? It's one solid month of foreigners, drunk and nationalistic, roaming an unfamiliar country. Some countries (England) have a reputation for traveling in numbers, and… »6/07/12 1:10pm6/07/12 1:10pm