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
With no NHL players going to this year’s Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang the men’s tournament will be bereft of the world’s top ice hockey talent. While that is obviously … Continue Reading The ice hockey player who broke his neck and still made the Winter Olympics
Second in the table, through to the last 16 of the Champions League and without a league loss in six games. Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United may not seem like they … Continue Reading Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign is heading towards meltdown
With the WTA tour back underway Iain Proudfoot tells SportSpiel who we should be keeping an eye on in 2018. The WTA Tour of 2018 began in early January … Continue Reading WTA Tour: The rising stars to watch in 2018
Oli Shaw’s disallowed goal in the Edinburgh Derby last night has raised arguments for goal-line technology to be implemented in the Scottish top flight but it isn’t just stubbornness holding … Continue Reading Why we shouldn’t expect goal-line technology in Scotland any time soon
You have to go back to 2009 to find the last player that wasn’t Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to top the European goalscoring charts for a calendar year. Back … Continue Reading Why you can’t help but admire Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane
Speaking to Kay Wilson, it can be easy to forget that she is a world-class international rugby player. Or should that be was. At the age of just 26 the … Continue Reading Why early retirement will only help to enhance Kay Wilson’s image
On October 1 a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel on a group of concertgoers in Las Vegas. The despicable act left 58 dead and … Continue Reading In the midst of tragedy the Vegas Golden Knights are writing a fairytale
As Brendan Rodgers prepares his Celtic side to travel to Pittodrie, for a top of the table clash with Aberdeen on Wednesday, the Northern Irishman may be contemplating whether he … Continue Reading Is Brendan Rodgers facing his toughest spell at Celtic?
Craig Shakespeare’s exit from Leicester City was one that wasn’t necessarily expected, but was as shocking as any sacking in this age of football really can be. Assistant manager at … Continue Reading Craig Shakespeare’s Leicester City exit: Unexpected but no longer a surprise