Alan Moore

Alan Moore, a specialist in sports governance and nutrition, is based in Moscow and consults in and reports on sports. He has been involved in professional sports, including playing soccer and boxing, for over 25 years. You can follow him on Twitter.

  • Tiger Woods struggles to survive the American Dream
    Tiger Woods struggles to survive the American Dream
    Eldrick “Tiger” Woods was not even one year old when his father, Earl, began teaching him golf. Former US Army officer, Earl would go on to write a book, “How to raise a Tiger,” a self-congratulatory tome which I saw in many homes in Canada in the late-90s.

    by Alan Moore

  • 'Narrative of 'Russia's bad' goes beyond parody'
    'Narrative of 'Russia's bad' goes beyond parody'
    Bias in the Western media over the perceived threat of Russian football hooliganism has two reasons: their countries lost the right to the 2018 World Cup and, also, it suits a geopolitical narrative that ‘Russia’s bad,’ says sports columnist & radio host, Alan Moore.

    by Alan Moore

  • 2018 World Cup Russia bearing the brunt of information war
    2018 World Cup Russia bearing the brunt of information war
    Russia is fighting a propaganda war on many fronts yet lost most battles in sports. The "absolute war” against Russia takes no prisoners, but despite two recent defeats, a stunning victory in the information war has light at the end of the tunnel.

    by Alan Moore

  • One Flew Over the Super Bowl
    One Flew Over the Super Bowl
    Lady Gaga flying, US VP Mike Pence booed, Irish Civil War, $5million adverts. Add doping, concussion and gender issues, and American Football’s showpiece event has more drama than a Hollywood blockbuster. But don’t tell Meryl it’s All-American.

    by Alan Moore

  • Sports greasy pole not so fancy
    Sports greasy pole not so fancy
    Sports are a total mess, largely controlled by self-serving, power-crazed folks without love or regard for the disciplines they rule. Fancy Bears' latest hack proves the more that is known, the less the McLaren Report's grip on facts and reality were.

    by Alan Moore

  • Meet Dr. Death: How Rodchenkov went from criminal to glorified whistleblower
    Meet Dr. Death: How Rodchenkov went from criminal to glorified whistleblower
    Global Whipping Boy Russia is good for the movie business. The latest is a documentary glorifying a fugitive with blood on his hands. Portrayed as heroic whistleblower, Doctor Death, Grigory Rodchenkov, gets a Pablo Escobar/Hollywood makeover.

    by Alan Moore

  • Broken Wheel - Cycling’s never ending tale of death and doping
    Broken Wheel - Cycling’s never ending tale of death and doping
    Cycling, from amateur to pro, has always been known to be full of death and doping. Despite whistleblowers, investigations and catching the most famous cyclist of all time, the sport continues to scrap at the bottom of the barrel.

    by Alan Moore

  • Hypocrisy takes gold in world of sports
    Hypocrisy takes gold in world of sports
    Everybody wants to rule the world, sang Tears for Fears in 1985. A year later they released a charity single for Sport Aid “Everybody wants to run the world”, far more suitable for our current global sporting malaise.

    by Alan Moore

  • 'Strip Russia' campaign aiming for World Cup 2018
    'Strip Russia' campaign aiming for World Cup 2018
    Team Russia will not boycott the Bobsleigh and Skeleton 2017 World Championships, which was taken from Russia to be hosted by another country. Will the next move be to seize the Holy Grail of the World Cup?

    by Alan Moore