David Patrick Lane

David Patrick Lane has contributed to Sports Illustrated, The Guardian, Roads & Kingdoms. He wrote about Uruguayan football in the book Africa's World Cup (University of Michigan Press, 2013).

Africa is a Jockey

I want to share the story of an African Jockey, Sean Levey (in the photo above), but a blush biographical blurb about a …


Africa is a Horse

In the ambient stale haze of my father’s fags, among the empties and forlorn pages of racing print stained in stou…

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