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#23) Liz Nicholl CBE

Photo credit: UK Sport Ask any British Olympic medalist the story behind their success and often they will tell you it’s down to help they received from others. While everyone has their own unique path, look closely into the journey of many athletes from… Continue Reading “#23) Liz Nicholl CBE”

2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport

Whilst 2012 was dominated by the Olympic Games, British sport didn’t enjoy much success outside of those few weeks of madness in late summer and early autumn. 2013, however, provided us with many more reasons to celebrate. The year included long-awaited victories, new records,… Continue Reading “2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport”

Team GB – the greatest ever?

Two royal weddings, a Diamond Jubilee and now the birth of Will and Kate’s child – if that isn’t enough to stir up any feelings of patriotism then I don’t know what is. But is our sport making us feel quite the same way… Continue Reading “Team GB – the greatest ever?”

Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!

As the domestic football and rugby seasons come to a close, there are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t put your televisions into hibernation just yet. There is still plenty of action to come between May and August, including the greatest two-team rivalry… Continue Reading “Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!”

Honestly, is it really that good?

It’s a topic I touched on in ‘The dark truth behind the great spectacle’ but I feel so strongly about it that it deserves a whole blog devoted to it. Honesty – is it really the best policy? One of the requirements of being… Continue Reading “Honestly, is it really that good?”

Time to Wake Up and Accept the Obvious

So, anybody else been following the Women’s Cricket World Cup recently? How about the female version of the Six Nations? And did any of you follow England’s netball stars during their series whitewash of world number 1s Australia last month? I’m guessing for the… Continue Reading “Time to Wake Up and Accept the Obvious”

2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Delivered

As sporting years go, 2012 could not really have gone much better for Great Britain. From tennis to cricket to the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games of all time it was a truly inspiring year that saw our little collection of islands turn from… Continue Reading “2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Delivered”