The events that took place during West Ham United’s heavy defeat to Burnley showed that the atmosphere around the club has now gone beyond toxic.

Two seasons ago West Ham United finished seventh in the Premier League and qualified for Europe under the guidance of Slaven Bilic, in what was their final campaign at the infamous Upton Park.  There was a sense of optimism in and around the club during the summer of 2016 ahead of their move to the... Continue Reading →


A look back at the life of Sir Roger Bannister (1929-2018).

The world of athletics has today been grieving following of the death of Sir Roger Bannister.  Bannister, who passed away at the age of 88, became the first man to run the mile in less than four minutes. His time of 03:59.4 instantly gave him legendary status within the sport. His story is one of... Continue Reading →

MLS 2018: Despite his disastrous tenure at Aston Villa, Remi Garde is still quite a coup for Montreal Impact.

When Remi Garde left his position as Aston Villa manager in March 2016, his managerial reputation was in tatters.  The 51-year-old Frenchman won just two of his 20 league matches in charge of the Villans, which culminated a win percentage of just 10%. It's the lowest of any Aston Villa manager in the club's history.... Continue Reading →


Footballer Gerard Pique is showing his business ambitions with plans to reform tennis’ Davis Cup into an 18-nation extravaganza, but his proposal needs some finishing touches.

Hours before lining up for Barcelona in their La Liga match against Girona last Saturday, Gerard Pique gave a presentation to the International Tennis Federation proposing a radical change that could make or break the men's game.  "Together we can elevate the Davis Cup to new heights by putting on a must-see World Cup of... Continue Reading →


Juventus First Team Review: A beautiful insight into Italy’s most prestigious football club.

Netflix have released the first half of episodes in a six-part series following the Italian giants during the 2017-18 season. WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS  "Juventus uses it's past to define it's future." Football club documentaries haven't exactly been successful in the past. Just look at 2012's Being: Liverpool. However, Netflix's new documentary "Juventus: First Team" is... Continue Reading →


Pyeongchang 2018: Cancellations and dangerous women’s slopestyle final cast doubts on Korean city’s ability to host the Winter Olympics.

Four years ago Sochi came under criticism for being too warm to host the Winter Olympics. Beijing, who have been awarded the 2022 games, has come under similar scrutiny. So hosting the games in Pyeongchang, where it falls to sub-zero temperatures, should be more suitable, shouldn't it? Well so far the decision to finally hand... Continue Reading →


Pyeongchang 2018: Men’s luge contenders David Gleirscher and Felix Loch personified the fine line between success and failure at the Olympic Games.

The men's luge final ended in dramatic fashion to show us all both the joy and despair that comes with competing at the Olympic Games. David Gleirscher became the first Austrian in 50 years to win the gold medal in this event with a superb and faultless final run. The 23-year-old, who is making his... Continue Reading →


Pyeongchang 2018: Speed skating is as entertaining as it is infuriating.

Today I watched speed skating for the first time, and to be honest with you it was pretty entertaining. Something about watching half a dozen people skate in a circle really quickly appealed to me. Perhaps it was just being in awe of these people who can not only stand on the ice, but run... Continue Reading →


Chung Hyeon: The Korean making history at the 2018 Australian Open.

Suwon is a province just outside Seoul in South Korea with a estimated population of 1.2 million people. In the heart of it you'd find a street which is named after former PSV Eindhoven and Manchester United footballer Park Ji-Sung. Suwon is where he grew up before going on to represent his country at three... Continue Reading →


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