In Good Conscience

Sporting mismatches bring out the worst of bullies

The late Gianni Agnelli once said, "It's like firing on the Red Cross" to describe his Juventus team crushing Swiss part-timers.

That phrase came to mind twice during the past week:

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2019, with the headline 'Sporting mismatches bring out the worst of bullies'. Print Edition | Subscribe