Alasdair Hooper hosts a special SportSpiel episode – the 50th ever produced – and is joined by British speed skating star Elise Christie. The 2017 World Champion is one of … Continue Reading Speed Skating Special: Elise Christie
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton are back to bring you episode 28 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: WADA’s controversial decision to reinstate Russia’s anti-doping agency (3:58) … Continue Reading Tamara Taylor: An England Rugby legend
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton are back to bring you episode 27 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: Serena Williams, Alize Cornet and sexism in tennis (2:20) … Continue Reading Antony Shek: A Commonwealth Games dream
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?
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton are back to bring you episode 26 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: The manic nature of the football transfer window and … Continue Reading Amy Conroy: The impact of cancer and becoming a sporting star
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
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton return to bring you episode 25 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: What have we learnt from the 2018 FIFA World Cup … Continue Reading Emily Diamond: Reaching out to the younger generation
Will Moulton hosts a special episode ahead of the Women’s Hockey World Cup, which begins at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London on July 21. With … Continue Reading Hockey Special: Kathryn Lane
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton bring you episode 24 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: If Lizzie Deignan is right to say Chris Froome’s reputation has been … Continue Reading Beth Dobbin: How an epileptic seizure almost claimed her life
“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?
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton bring you episode 23 of SportSpiel. In our first segment we discuss: If England Rugby Head Coach Eddie Jones’ training methods are far too … Continue Reading Anna Burnet: Fighting for Tokyo 2020
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?
In our final Mental Health Awareness special hosts Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton turn from interviewers to interviewees. After a week talking to sports stars about their mental health … Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Special: The hosts
Alasdair Hooper hosts the fifth of our six Mental Health Awareness Week specials. On this episode we are joined by Harrogate Town footballer Chloe Bellerby who recently walked from Leeds … Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Special: Chloe Bellerby