Rio 2016 Review

It’s all over. Almost as soon as it had begun, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad have ceased to exist. Not that it passed by quietly. The last fortnight was full of drama, suspense, controversy and incredible sporting achievement. Team GB have returned from Rio no longer as ‘just’ athletes, but national treasures. In this [...]

A Sad State of Affairs

It’s fairly late on a Monday evening, I’ve just finished working on an essay and decide to check the news before heading off to bed. Clicking on the BBC Sport website to see the result of that night’s Premier League fixture, I am greeted by the headline that the corporation has uncovered a number of [...]

My Top 11 Sporting Moments of 2015

When it comes to sport, pretty much anything and everything has happened in the past 12 months. From tales of widespread corruption and state-funded doping to some of the most remarkable sporting performances ever seen, nothing has been too farfetched for this frankly insane year. There are always some which stand out more than others [...]

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 fifty weeks of the year. On paper it was a tournament [...]

No longer just a game

What could you buy for £90? Having done some research on the internet, the following are all currently selling at that price: ‘Cosatto Noodle Supa’ highchair ‘Peltor Sport’ ear defenders for clay pigeon shooting ‘SIP’ saw dust collector ‘Playmobil’ grand mansion dollhouse ‘Lavenham Raydon’ men's jacket ‘Martinez’ classical guitar (3/4 size) ‘Callaway’ golf bag Or, [...]