Tag: India

Women’s cricket buoyant through coronavirus storm

With England’s women set to take on West Indies in their first matches of the summer starting today, Ollie Godden reflects on how the game has found solace after a difficult few months. It was supposed to be the start of an era; £20million… Continue Reading “Women’s cricket buoyant through coronavirus storm”

#50) Leah Wilkinson

Photo credit: Hockey Wales Alun Wyn Jones, Jess Fishlock, Ryan Giggs, Helen Weston, Sam Warburton, Sarah Thomas – just some of the incredible athletes to have come out of Wales. Each has a multitude of accolades – both individual and team – to their… Continue Reading “#50) Leah Wilkinson”

#9) #HWC2018

Sport has a habit of producing special moments. They can be very much personal – i.e. returning from injury or winning a maiden tournament – or they can be cultural, marking a major shift in perceptions. It’s fair to say the 2018 Vitality Hockey… Continue Reading “#9) #HWC2018”

#2) #ShowUp

There’s no doubt about it: the noise surrounding women’s sport is the loudest it’s ever been. The column inches, coverage hours, viewing spectators and heroes created have all soared exponentially compared to what they were ten years ago. It’s still embryonic in comparison to… Continue Reading “#2) #ShowUp”

My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)

As another year draws to a close it’s once again time for me to reflect on my favourite memories from the previous 12 months. This year’s list features game changing moments, unadulterated chaos, new faces rising to the top and old ones setting yet… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)”

After an incredible summer, it’s time to ensure female athletes get the equality they deserve

Just like that, the summer has ended. All of a sudden the days are now duller than watching England at Wembley, the nights longer than Fernando Alonso’s wait to be given a decent car, the suburban streets sparser than the crowd at a county… Continue Reading “After an incredible summer, it’s time to ensure female athletes get the equality they deserve”

A recipe for success?

It’s been quite a week; a royal birth, the 70th anniversary of VE Day and even some sunshine have all befallen us since the beginning of the month. There was something else too but I can’t quite remember what… Anyway, in all the excitement… Continue Reading “A recipe for success?”

The Top 10 Cricket Humiliations

The 2015 Cricket World Cup has already produced a number of high-profile slip-ups and shocks, not least England’s humbling by a rampant New Zealand side. Here we take a look back at 10 classic moments that left fans, pundits and fellow players pinching themselves… Continue Reading “The Top 10 Cricket Humiliations”

The Big 2014 Review – Part I

2014 has been yet another year packed full of sport. There was the Winter Olympics, men’s football and women’s rugby World Cups, the Ryder Cup and the Commonwealth Games alongside a whole host of other events. The public have witnessed surprises, fairytales, disappointments and… Continue Reading “The Big 2014 Review – Part I”

Sofas at the ready, the Aussies are back

It’s amazing what a bit of confidence does. This time 6 months ago the Australian cricket team was in bits, having lost the Ashes 3-0 against an England team that largely underperformed. Since then, they have exacted ruthless revenge on the Poms, obliterating them… Continue Reading “Sofas at the ready, the Aussies are back”