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.
Image Credit: Evening Standard Very rarely does a programme have 52 million viewers, let alone 90% of the British population tuning in. However, London 2012 Olympics proved that not only is the Olympics a fantastic […]
For the past 9 days, the Birds Nest stadium in Beijing has been filled with the best athletes from around the world, and they have shown us the sublime, the bizarre, and the downright entertaining. […]
In 2008, Beijing was thronged by athletes from all four corners of the globe, looking for Olympic glory. Now, seven years later, the superstars of athletics return, this time to compete in the World Athletics […]
Mo Farah provided the highlight of the Birmingham Grand Prix as he shattered the two mile indoor world record by almost a second. The Briton put aside his Twitter spat with fellow long-distance runner Andy […]
As we approach this year’s BBC Sports Personality Awards, it seems a formality that the main prize is Andy Murray’s for the taking after becoming the first male British winner at Wimbledon since Fred Perry […]
The Olympics have ended, but something more important has begun. It’s been mentioned on this website, and was even afforded a Newsnight special. No sooner had the flame gone out than a whole new competition […]
Eternally branded as ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’, the London Olympics needed its greatest stars to perform to emphasize this claim – and empathically, they did. Just as Euro 2012 benefitted from some stellar performances […]