Wimbledon 2013. Millions of people were watching Andy Murray try to end Britain’s 77-year wait for a men’s champion. The year before he had come agonisingly close but fell to … Continue Reading Andy Murray: A tennis great but an even better human being
Thirteen matches. That was all we saw of Andy Murray in 2018 and as the new season rolls around, there is still a level of apprehension as to what form, … Continue Reading What can Andy Murray learn from his rivals as he makes his comeback?
Football is meant to be a game, the game for everyone – or so they say. Young, old, rich, poor, it even seems much of football has begun to finally … Continue Reading Are football fans worldwide being exploited?
By Alasdair Hooper “What’s the one thing that hasn’t gone wrong at the Games for Elise? There you go.” British speed skater Elise Christie and the Winter Olympics haven’t exactly … Continue Reading Elise Christie: Olympic luck, injury and her long track adventure
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