Brian Glanville

was the first ever sports columnist at the Sunday Times and is the author of numerous novels. His sports books include The Story of the World Cup (Faber) and England Managers (Headline).


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Murder in Mexico

Chronicle of a massacre

Sports journalist Brian Glanville was sent to Mexico City in 1968 to cover the Olympics but instead found himself reporting on the anti-government demonstrations at the Plaza de las Tres Culturas. Despite the ensuing massacre, he recalls, indifference reigned at the Olympic Village.

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