This week saw the announcement of a one-on-one golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, with the two renowned American golfers set to go head-to-head this November in Las … Continue Reading Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson: Is it all about the money?
On July 17 the newly-formed Manchester United women’s team had to abandon a pre-season friendly. Marquee signing Siobhan Chamberlain – who has 50 England caps to her name – sustained … Continue Reading “FFS sign someone” – The football sexism that just won’t go away
“Charlie, she’s showing signs of concussion.” As both a viewer of medical drama Casualty and someone who has had six concussions, this is a frustrating throwaway line. Coming after the … Continue Reading Loris Karius’ situation further highlights need to break concussion stereotype
The restructuring of the Women’s Super League has produced winners and losers but controversy is rife over the decisions made and whether the changes are really in the best interests … Continue Reading Does the controversial WSL restructure do more harm than good?
Congratulations to Mikel Arteta on being appointed the new Arsenal manager following Arsene Wenger’s departure. He is a rookie in the management world but, after a Premier League winning season … Continue Reading What makes Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery the right man for the job?
Saido Berahino could have been on a plane to Russia this summer, looking to represent England in the World Cup. Instead, the 24-year-old is plotting his next career move. The … Continue Reading Is Stoke City striker Saido Berahino a lost cause?
The 2017/18 season is drawing to a close across many of Europe’s top leagues. While the stories playing out in England are much publicised, some of the on-going battles … Continue Reading Champions League and relegation: The state of play across Europe
As this year’s NHL regular season draws to a close ice hockey fans can look back on stunning plays, games and story lines. The playoffs are now upon us with … Continue Reading This year’s NHL season showed us just how big the USA’s gun problem is
While it may not be over yet, the 2017/18 season appears it will go down in history as one to forget for Chelsea. In typical Chelsea fashion, Antonio Conte’s side … Continue Reading Chelsea have bigger problems than whose name is on the manager’s door
On episode 20 of SportSpiel top athletics coach Keith Antoine discussed his thoughts on para sport classification. In this guest blog Keith writes about his views on the complex issue, … Continue Reading Keith Antoine guest blog: Para sport classification is in the hands of the IPC
Once again the peculiar phenomenon that is the Winter Olympics has come and gone, leaving us gaping in awe at the feats of unfathomably cool athletes who have done things … Continue Reading Opinion: Have we forgotten Elise Christie is human?
The SheBelieves Cup has become one of the more important tournaments in the women’s football calendar, and now its significance only falls behind the holy trinity of international competitions: the … Continue Reading A new era for the Lionesses with Phil Neville’s SheBelieves Cup squad selection
For a small nation without specialised weather or facilities, it is incredible that Great Britain keeps breeding female athletes perfectly suited to hurtling head first down a track at 90mph. … Continue Reading How Sochi 2014 disappointment reignited Laura Deas’ passion for skeleton
On October 13 last year Hamilton Academical released a statement from Chairman Les Gray saying that the club had “been the target of an elaborate fraud resulting in the loss … Continue Reading Who is to blame in the Hamilton Academical fraud case?
With the 2018 Winter Olympics kicking off in PyeongChang today, the headlines and conversation in the run-up have had very little to do with the opening ceremony, or the games … Continue Reading Has CAS jeapordised the fight against doping?
Not all that long ago Scotland supporters were wondering where the national team were going to find defenders. The entire backline had presented problems with many of the regular … Continue Reading The up-and-coming contenders for Scotland’s central defence