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Lights out at CDA football ground

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sept 28, 2012. Islamabad – There’s only one football ground in Islamabad which generates revenue for the Capital Development Authority (CDA). But now even that revenue stream is drying up. Since Sept 1, the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has disconnected […]

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Amateur football on the rise in Pakistan

  An edited version of this article was first published in the T Magazine on Aug 26, 2012. Islamabad – Ammar Zaheer puts on his football shoes in a hurry. He’s needed on the field. It’s a scorching, 43-degrees afternoon in Islamabad. The heat feels omnipresent at this point; it’s like an invisible torrent crashing […]

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Indictment in embezzlement case

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Sept 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — A former bank manager and treasurer of a defunct Columbia youth soccer league has been indicted on charges of embezzling $30,000. A federal grand jury indicted Michael Robert Rettke, 41, of Columbia, on Thursday, according to a news release from […]

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Top 50 Players

  Football experts at Espnfc.com counted down to the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil with a list of top 50 players to watch during the competition. I wanted to see how the 32 countries participating in the World Cup are represented on the list, so I created a simple bubble map visualization of the […]

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