Image Credits: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings Tuesday evening in Cape Town will become a fabled day for travelling England fans, Barmy Army et al. This was a victory built by an England team of multi-generations. Set up […]
Another day sees another victory for top of the league Liverpool, as they finish the year with a 13-point lead and the title surely in sight. Image Credit: EuroSports Sadio Mane’s goal in the first […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Bernadett Szabo The concluding year of this fantastic sporting decade has undoubtedly been one of the most riveting, engrossing and eventful. We have been treated to three major sporting tournaments: the first (and […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Toby Melville When you think back to 2018 only two things come to mind – a scorching hot summer heatwave and England reaching the World Cup semi-final. Ahead of this, the expectations of […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Steve Mason In English domestic football, Chelsea claimed their fifth premier league title, whilst title holders Leicester City finished 12th, the worst ever premier league defence in the history of the division. Interestingly, […]
From Donald Trump to Brexit, toxic elections and terrorists attacks may be the first things which come to mind when thinking back to the year of 2016. However, despite all the doom and gloom, in the world of sport 2016 saw an incredible year full of major sporting successes.
Where to start? Perhaps with Tyson Fury who in late November stunned Wladimir Klitschko to become WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion of the world. Enigmatic as ever, Fury – at his Everest – serenaded the world with Aerosmith’s “Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” and in a year of upsets, shocks and glory, who would?
2014, like all even years, possessed two of the biggest sporting events, both the Olympic Games and the Men’s World Cup. While the Winter Olympics doesn’t necessarily possess the same appeal as it’s Summer counterpart, this one, held in Sochi, was especially special from a geopolitical point of view, as Russia and Russia’s government would be under the microscope due to recent events between Ukraine and Russia. Meanwhile, the Summer brought an especially exciting World Cup, with Brazil hosting their first World Cup since 1950 – where they were embarrassed by a shock defeat to Uruguay. The decision to hand Brazil the World Cup came under criticism from those inside and out who felt Brazil could have spent the money wiser, with over 5 million in extreme poverty – according to World Bank.
Image Credit: BBC A year of firsts and lasts, and not one of bad luck for Britain’s sporting heroes, 2013 was a momentous year in British sport. Records were broken, immortals were born, and legends […]
Image Credit- The Telegraph The sporting year began in spectacular fashion for England Cricket, who clinched their first Ashes win Down-Under since 1986/7 with an innings defeat of Australia in Sydney. The result clinched a […]