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Is June 24 going to be a stop for the Bombastic Olympics?

‘The Olympics are too big and too expensive for the western democracies to host,’ argued Chappelet on the Play the Game forum already in 2012. This is a statement we still hear often nowadays. And yes, unfortunately it is true. The International Olympic C...

Daniel Jarvis: the St Mary’s student with World Championship dreams

The next 18 months are important for any athlete with aspirations of competing at the upcoming World Athletics Championships, and next year’s Olympic Games beyond that. But for St Mary’s University student and distance runner Daniel Jarvis, the st...

‘Moving the Golf Posts’ – why junior golf coaching needs a change

Golf is forever battling its moniker as the ‘old man’s game’. Getting junior players into ...

Hurdling disappointment – James Williams on his 850 mile world record attempt

James Williams’ attempted world record run from Land’s End to John o’Groats (‘LEJOG’)...

Crewing the Ultra-Runner

Ultra-running is a gruelling sport. As the runners themselves eat up countless miles, pushing th...

Could social media and personal branding help female athletes to gain more prestige?

The sports media is actively showing off how much they have improved to increase women’s media co...

Bingham buoyant ahead of World Snooker Championship

Former champion Stuart Bingham spoke of his excitement ahead of this year’s World Snooker Champio...

Colouring outside the tramlines: Do we need shorter Tennis formats?

The International Tennis Federation has recently announced changes to the Olympic Tennis Event, shi...

Gary Hunt: A man at the height of his powers

You walk forward. Stop. You close your eyes. Take a deep breath. And another. Visualise. Anothe...

Before Israel Folau: 5 other offensive people in sport who put their foot in it

In light of Israel Folau’s homophobic tweets, which could lead him to lose his contract for Rugby...