ATP Champions Tennis 2019 – A weekend that celebrated greats of the game at London’s Royal Albert Hall

The 2019 edition of the ATP Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall lived up to its billing as it served up a number of interesting match-ups from Thursday to Sunday. Players such as David Ferrer and Marcos Baghdatis, who retired not too long ago, showed how much they love the

“Appalling, shocking, killing the game” – The quality of officiating is holding back the WSL’s development

On the 16th and 17th November, fans across the United Kingdom were treated to the first-ever Women’s Football Weekend. It was seen as a step in the right direction with a number of WSL matches played at the Premier League grounds and numerous attendance records shattered in different parts of

Thomas Frank on comparing Watkins to Ronaldo and changing Brentford’s perception ahead of the Blackburn game

Often perceived as a mid-table Championship side, Brentford’s performances this season have suggested anything but. Manager Thomas Frank and the coaching and non-coaching staff at the London club have done wonders in making them push for a play-off berth and give the side a distinct identity. The switch from a three-man defence to a

Blowing the Whistle: The Psychology of Football Refereeing – Stuart Carrington’s three-part delivery on everything fans and managers need to know about referees

In his book Blowing the Whistle: The Psychology of Football Refereeing, Sports Science lecturer turned referee Stuart Carrington has delved deep into the various mental aspects that go into becoming a football official. Not the most popular in the terraces and usually reluctant from speaking to the media, nobody quite knows

Rugby World Cup Final: Springboks rugby legend Naas Botha on how South Africa can stop England

After a month and a half of high-octane rugby, the World Cup has now reached its final game. Two-time champions South Africa will square off against one-time winners England at the International Stadium, Yokohama on Saturday. Both sides have shown signs of promise throughout the competition and it will be interesting

Upstaging the aristocrats: Rochdale’s rise to become England’s 3rd best academy

No matter what happens for the rest of the season, Rochdale AFC will always remember that Wednesday night at Old Trafford. A third-round League Cup draw in regulation time against one of the world's most successful clubs is certainly a moment to cherish for any side, but the Dale came

Charlie Brown: How Chelsea youngster is dealing with media pressure to become a force in Premier League 2

Frank Lampard has brought about a tectonic shift at Chelsea. In his time at the London club, the former England captain has changed the way the Blues have been perceived by the outer world. The 41-year-old has handed first-team debuts to a number of players since taking over. Players such as

How the NBA is succeeding in making India fall in love with basketball

India, a predominantly cricket crazy nation with a population of over 1.2 billion has enjoyed yet another exhilarating week of sport. No, it's not because they managed to beat the visiting South Africans by a mammoth 203 runs, or due to the thrilling performances from the boxers at the AIBA

“Wouldn’t mind doing a sandwich board bet again” – Wallabies rugby icon David Campese backs All Blacks for glory over England at RWC 2019

Iconic Wallabies coach Alan Jones once referred to David Campese as the ‘Don Bradman of rugby’ and with good reason. He was the star of the 1991 World Cup triumph and arguably the greatest outside backs to ever don the yellow for Australia. Even today, when the assertive, straight-talking and

Rugby World Cup 2019: Springboks rugby hero Naas Botha on Jonny Wilkinson, why being selfish matters, and the negative impact of social media

The Springboks may have started their Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign on the wrong side of a 23-13 result against the defending champions and favourites New Zealand but there's every reason for the South African faithful to be optimistic for the coming weeks. Head coach Rassie Erasmus has earned plenty of