Recent articles by Gustavo





Police shoot attacker in Hamburg's Euro Fan Zone

Police shoot attacker in Hamburg's Euro Fan Zone

German police were forced to shoot a man who threatened to attack supporters with a pickaxe and a Molotov cocktail in Hamburg on Sunday 16 June. The incident took place on Silbersackstrasse in St. Pauli when a man tried to attack several fans and threatened police officers. Police shot the man up to four times, according to video footage of the incident.


With 40 days to go, elections polarise France

With 40 days to go, elections polarise France

France was the scene of massive demonstrations last Saturday organised by trade unions and left-wing parties to protest against the rise of the far-right, which opinion polls suggest is on the verge of taking power. Police reportedly estimated the number of demonstrators at 250,000 nationwide, with 75,000 concentrated in Paris.



G7, Pope Francis call for Olympic truce

G7, Pope Francis call for Olympic truce

G7 leaders have called for an Olympic truce in the run-up to the Paris Games in the summit's final declaration. "We urge all countries to respect it, individually and collectively, as outlined in the United Nations General Assembly resolution adopted on 15 December 2023," the statement said. 





ISDE Sports Convention brings industry and legal leaders together in Madrid

ISDE Sports Convention brings industry and legal leaders together in Madrid

Madrid hosted the fifth edition of the ISDE Sports Convention, the only national congress organised by a training centre, to discuss and analyse the most important developments in the global sports law sector. This event was held with the aim of creating international links as business opportunities and training experts in the most sought-after areas of the legal sports industry.


Dangerous hurdles: Multiple threats to Paris 2024

Dangerous hurdles: Multiple threats to Paris 2024

The 2024 Paris Olympic Games, a highly anticipated international event, face numerous threats due to their high-profile nature and global significance. Research conducted by Recorded Future’s Insikt Group has identified several key risks, including cybercriminal activities, hacktivist disruptions, and state-sponsored espionage and influence operations. The event's extensive security measures are designed to counter potential terrorist threats. However, it remains a potential target for violent extremists and opportunistic criminal groups.


Same two candidates again for FIG presidency

Same two candidates again for FIG presidency

The names of candidates for the presidency of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) were announced on saturday on the organization’s website. The elections to renew the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)’s decision-making bodies will take place on Friday 25 October 2024 during the 85th FIG Congress in Doha, Qatar. Same as 2021, two candidates are running for the position: Morinari Watanabe, current FIG President and Farid Gayibov, current European Gymnastics President.


Paris braces for Olympics crime spike

Paris braces for Olympics crime spike

Paris prosecutor Laure Beccuau told Franceinfo that authorities are preparing for a spike in crime during the Olympic Games in Paris, where the flow of tourists will increase significantly.