Tag: Spain

Thank You Alex Danson-Bennett

It’s always sad when one of sport’s greats decides it’s time to step away. But Alex Danson-Bennett doesn’t want us to be down. She wants us to celebrate what she achieved across 18 incredible years. However we don’t want to just applaud her career,… Continue Reading “Thank You Alex Danson-Bennett”

The remarkable rise of GB women’s basketball

Great Britain’s women’s basketball team are ‘on the cusp of something special’. These are the words of Basketball England CEO Stewart Kellett. And he’s not wrong. In 2017, they failed to reach for the main draw at the Women’s EuroBasket event. In 2018, they… Continue Reading “The remarkable rise of GB women’s basketball”

McCallin ready to use Euros pain to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020

Rio 2016 hockey gold medallist Shona McCallin explains how she and her England team-mates will be using their Euros disappointment to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020. I’m back! Back on the international hockey scene after 17 months out of the game and back… Continue Reading “McCallin ready to use Euros pain to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020”

#17) Ana Carrasco

In a world saturated with choice and opportunities, breaking records or setting firsts isn’t as difficult as it might seem. Some achievements don’t require even an ounce of talent – i.e. having the tallest mohawk (genuinely!) – but then there are those feats that… Continue Reading “#17) Ana Carrasco”

#11) 20-26 August 2018

Picture credit: Nick Hope (@NickHopeTV) Long evenings, sun, holidays, sea and stunning views – summer really is the best time of year. It’s also fantastic for being a period with copious amounts of sport to consume. Already this summer fans have been treated to… Continue Reading “#11) 20-26 August 2018”

#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”

Masters 2017 – Roses in a game of thorns

After an epic battle played out under idyllic blue skies on one of sport’s grandest stages, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose have re-written the cliché book and proved that nice guys can win. Watching them on Sunday without knowing the context of the three… Continue Reading “Masters 2017 – Roses in a game of thorns”

Being young, fit and healthy isn’t necessarily a good thing

Obesity is certainly a buzz word in today’s society. It’s impossible to avoid the countless  reports about how both how “fat” this country is becoming. Not only that, there is also the  constant spoon-feeding of stories about how “lazy” Britain is becoming too. The statistics don’t… Continue Reading “Being young, fit and healthy isn’t necessarily a good thing”

Unofficial Match Report: Sunderland Ladies 1-3 Arsenal Ladies

Arsenal Ladies kept alive their slim hopes of securing the 2015 WSL 1 title with a gritty 3-1 win away at Sunderland, condemning the hosts to their fourth straight defeat in all competitions and ending their chances of reaching next year’s Champions League. In… Continue Reading “Unofficial Match Report: Sunderland Ladies 1-3 Arsenal Ladies”

Wimbledon 2015 Review

So there it is; after two weeks of racquet smashing, cross-court winners and ridiculous grunting, Wimbledon 2015 is over. Time for the British spectators to put their tennis clobber back in the loft and return to return to the sport(s) they follow for the other… Continue Reading “Wimbledon 2015 Review”