Sports & Politics

In the USA, prominent women are now investing in sport

Smart women join forces

A surprising message has recently arrived from the land of unlimited opportunities, the USA: 33 people, some of them well-known Hollywood stars and American sportswomen, have joined together to form an investor group. But not to launch the next app in Silicon Valley, but to finance a professional women's soccer team in Los Angeles. Goal? Starting in 2022, this team is to compete in the US Women's League and thus finally promote California to the National Women's Soccer League.

Text: Style PASS online Editor Eva Britsch

Style PASS looks back on a crazy year

"Annus horribilis", the Queen once said about a year full of marital quarrels and other scandals of her relatives. Compared to the challenges of 2020, this classification seems harmless.

Twilight of the gods

Wotan's spear is broken, the sign of his power gone. Richard Wagner has described this, in his smoky way, but at least as a metaphor that seems timelessly valid.

The questions were asked by Eckhard Britsch

Nothing but fine words

Cohesion in the Corona Crisis? In the spring, everyone wanted to show a little more solidarity, but now the industry leaders in professional german soccer are calling for "business as usual". What is at stake? About money, about a lot of money. The German Football League (DFL) will be able to distribute 4.4 billion euros from television marketing, spread over four years, among the 36 professional clubs. The smaller clubs, who are particularly dependent on it, would like a little more of the cake, while the big ones do not want to give anything away and want to keep the current - in the opinion of many experts unfair - distribution key. Style PASS spoke with Helen Breit, the first chairperson and spokesperson of the fan association "Unsere Kurve".