And the Oscar goes to… Qatar!

FIFA’s inevitable decision to hold the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar, in the winter shows them to be as out of touch as the Academy Awards, argues Louis Strange.

sport1On Sunday night, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences pulled off a rare feat of irony: the tragicomic, bloated farce of an awards ceremony which the Oscars has become (or has always been?) awarded the accolade of Best …