One of the most common and unfortunate traditions in professional sports is the championship trophy being stolen. This has happened to the World Cup trophy not just once but TWICE . This week, we learn about the capture of the Jules Rimet trophy and the very unlikely heroes involved.
The original episode, “Jules Rimet Trophy ”, was published by Parcast’s GONE.
At 1:04pm on November 25, 2020, the first paper published the news that Diego Maradona had died. A media frenzy ensued around the world. Immediately, people began to question the team that had taken care of Maradona, who would ultimately face criminal charges in relation to his death. In this episode, we return to that day, to learn how the news of Maradona’s death broke. We look at the impact that...
The World Cup is underway in Qatar and many storylines are being written on and off the pitch. In this very special bonus episode, The Journal's Joshua Robinson examines some of the controversies surrounding these games. From human rights violations to the banning of beer, this episode tells the story of how Qatar came to host this years tournament.