Tag: Steve Harmison

Still Living in the Dark Ages

Jonny Wilkinson is a rugby legend. Everyone agrees – those old enough to remember his heroics, those who can’t and even our great enemy from whom he ‘stole’ the 2003 World Cup. There is one person who doesn’t hold this view though – the… Continue Reading “Still Living in the Dark Ages”

Depression in Sport – still a long way to go

Last week, former professional footballer Clarke Carlisle admitted that his collision with a lorry back in December was no accident; it was an attempt to end his life. Such incidents involving professional sportsmen and women are, worryingly, becoming more common but Carlisle’s story is… Continue Reading “Depression in Sport – still a long way to go”

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”

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”