Truth Is Elusive in Attack on a French Soccer Star

“The story, with its hints of sporting jealousy, its echoes of Tonya Harding and its links to Paris St.-Germain, the reigning French champion and one of the richest soccer clubs in the world, quickly spread far and wide. But as details emerge β€” about marital infidelity; about accusations implicating other members of the team; about reports of menacing phone calls to players disparaging the victim before she was attacked β€” that initial story has been turned on its head.

And now no one is sure what, or whom, to believe.”

Published: Dec 7, 2021
Length: 12 minutes (3,215 words)

A League of His Own

A profile of the man The Guardian once called β€œthe most successful non-homicidal dictator of the past century,” FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Blatter has controlled worldwide soccer for the past 17 years.

Published: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 19 minutes (4,770 words)