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
It’s nothing new for parliamentarians to combine their duties with another job. Former Chancellor George Osbourne, for example, managed to hold a vast collection of key positions simultaneously – such … Continue Reading Should MP Douglas Ross have missed key vote to be a Champions League official?
What has happened to Arsene Wenger? Where is the man that used to command respect and authority, rather than laughter? It is a thought that ran through my mind as … Continue Reading Arsene Wenger’s misguided principles are destroying Arsenal
Nick Kyrgios and his controversial episodes have become the main focus of the 22-year-old’s short career. For a sports fan it is ludicrously frustrating. On Tuesday October 10 the Australian … Continue Reading Nick Kyrgios is fast becoming the Ravel Morrison of tennis
The WTA Tour Finals held during October signals the end of the 2017 WTA Tour for players ranked in the top 8 ,with qualification known as the ‘Porsche Race to … Continue Reading Records, controversy and the unexpected heroes: WTA 2017 review
All roads lead to Russia! This is certainly the case for the home nations and the Republic of Ireland. However, there are still a few obstacles for them to overcome … Continue Reading Where do the home nations and Republic of Ireland stand in World Cup qualifying?
Given the multitude of medals and trophies our athletes have collected in recent years, many of you may be scratching your heads wondering ‘What on earth is he on about?’ … Continue Reading Has British sport ever been in a greater state of disarray?
Twenty-five years ago Manon Rhéaume made ice hockey history and, though she didn’t realize it at the time, became a pioneering figure in women’s sport. On September 23, 1992 a … Continue Reading Manon Rhéaume: The first and only woman to play an NHL game
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of … Continue Reading Donald Trump v the NFL: A battle the president can never win
With just 137 days to go until the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, we should be looking forward to the return of athletes walking in skis, sweeping stones across an ice … Continue Reading PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics: Will the cheaters prosper?
The Mark Sampson saga is another striking example of Football Association management at its worst. On Wednesday the England Women’s manager was unceremoniously sacked a day after his side … Continue Reading The Mark Sampson saga proves women’s football is no longer an afterthought
Three Stanley Cups, two Hart Memorial trophies, two Conn Smythe trophies – Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has had quite a career. The 30-year-old center has been the face of … Continue Reading The young guns chasing down Sidney Crosby’s status
These days being a part of the NHL Entry Draft is a hectic affair, thanks to the internet and the power of social media. But Belfast Giants forward Colin Shields, … Continue Reading Colin Shields: Why the NHL lockout may have hindered his chances
The Elite League is going to look slightly different this year, with the addition of two new teams, and Belfast Giants forward Colin Shields marks it as a step in … Continue Reading Colin Shields: The rise of British ice hockey