The sporting! It continues to go green!

Solar panels on stadium roofs, recycled pitch-watering systems and fair trade snacks for half time should make the World Cup a model for environmentally friendly sporting events, French officials said on Tuesday.

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It’s the rugby World Cup that they speak of, by the by. You’d have to search the interwebs to find that out, because the story never mentions the word “rugby.” Not so much with the key information there, Reuters.

Also, reading about France reminds me: remember the whole “freedom fries” and “freedom toast” phase? That was a hoot.

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