Tag: Sri Lanka

#40) Telegraph Women’s Sport

How refreshing has it been to see women’s sport dominating the headlines this week? From the announcement of Barclays as the first Women’s Super League (WSL) title sponsor to an ODI series whitewash for England in Sri Lanka, a new government drive to encourage… Continue Reading “#40) Telegraph Women’s Sport”

#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”

England v Sri Lanka – 2nd Test, Day 2 Report

In the absence of the crocked Ben Stokes, it was England’s other two all-rounders – Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes – who took centre stage at Chester-le-Street as they put their team in prime position to make it an eighth successive Test victory at… Continue Reading “England v Sri Lanka – 2nd Test, Day 2 Report”

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”

Vampire of Brazil

With so much sport going on at the moment, I have been struggling to decide over the last few days as to what I should write in this post. Of course, the football World Cup has been dominant in the British media but there… Continue Reading “Vampire of Brazil”

Just shut up and let the cricket do the talking!

On the eve of the second Ashes Test, it seems as though England are desperate to take the attention away from their shocking performance at Brisbane by having a little whinge about a few words the Aussies said to them. Sledging (or ‘mental disintegration’… Continue Reading “Just shut up and let the cricket do the talking!”

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?”

The Greatest Battle

It was once a taboo subject and to be associated with it was a fate almost worse than death – those affected were treated differently to everyone else, stigmatised, humiliated and traumatised just because no-one could physically see what was wrong with them. Even… Continue Reading “The Greatest Battle”