International Swimming League Causing Waves In The Sport

The Olympics and swimming owe each other a great deal. At every Olympic Games, swimming pulls in some of the highest viewing figures, while the Games have given the sport a platform that the international swimming body FINA has been unable to do for itself.  Swimming’s falling off the radar beyond

“The two most important games in our hockey career.” Canada overcoming adversity on the doorstep of Olympic qualification

Team Canada. Photo Credit: courtesy of Team Canada women's field hockey team

The last time the Canadian women’s field hockey team qualified for the Olympics was 27 years ago.  Now, the only thing standing between them and Tokyo 2020 is a two-game series against the 2018 World Cup silver medalists, Ireland.   The team has made huge strides in the last year, moving up six

Barça’s Quest For Survival

FC Barcelona reminds me of American drama television series Lost and reality show Survivor as the team plays boring football under Ernesto Valverde. Barcelona playing boring football is a loss in the club's values and identity which is even worse than a bad result.  Despite winning the last two league titles,

At the Sharpe end of football

Sharpe in action (Credit West Bromwich Albion Football Club)

Scouted at the age of five, Tom Sharpe currently plays as a midfielder for West Bromwich Albion, in the U18’s Premier Youth League. Speaking to The Sports Gazette, Tom Sharpe highlights his courage through adversity and incredible positive outlook.  His genuine and likeable personality radiates as he shares a fascinating insight

Arsenal defender David Luiz visits Rwanda during the international break

David Luiz and family visited Rwanda (ArsenalFC

Arsenal defender David Luiz visited Rwanda on a two day trip during the international break. The Brazilian experienced Rwanda’s hospitality, learned about the country’s rich culture and natural wonders and how Rwandans have united to drive the country forward as a leading African nation. Accompanied by his mother Regina Celia Marinho

Family First, Kitesurfing Second: Meet kitesurfing’s most famous family

You’ll find it difficult to meet a family with as much sporting talent and passion for what they do as the Bridge family. It’s Steph, Olly and Guy Bridge who will compete in this week’s World Beach Games, but all five members of the family are completely immersed in the extreme

A club-by-club guide for the Women’s Libertadores 2019

By Maitane Alaña, Olga Bagatini, Flavia Festa, Alexandra Ibaceta The Women’s Libertadores 2019 kicks off this Friday with Colombian giants Atlético Huila aiming to retain the crown they won in Brazil 12 months ago. The 11th edition of the competition takes place at high altitude in Quito, Ecuador, despite the political chaos