Slovakia – Marko Anttila and the Finnish World Ice Hockey Champions 2019. The recent World Ice Hockey Championships 2019 was a remarkable time in sporting history for myself. Finland sent a team, not considered good enough, to Slovakia for the tournament that was from 10 to 26 May 2019.
Doping in Sport – On the 27th February 2019, raids were conducted in both Austria and Germany in relation to “a doping network operating worldwide”. At the time the Nordic skiing world championships were taking place at the Austrian town of Seefeld. [Read more…]
Iconic Yas Marina saw 22 countries line up for the Deman WTS Abu Dhabi Mixed Relay on Saturday, the 2018 World Champions France among the pre-race favourites along with a new-look Australian line up and ever-present Americans. [Read more…]
Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday (3). [Read more…]
LUSAKA, Zambia, February 1, 2019 – The year 2019 has started on a good note for the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) (www.ZRU.rugby) as it introduces a MAGAZINE, Twitter handle and a WEBSITE for the first time ever in its history.
Valencia, Spain – Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum broke the men’s world record* at the Medio Maratón de Valencia Trinidad Alfonso on Sunday (28), clocking 58:18 at the IAAF Gold Label road race to take five seconds off the mark set by Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese in 2010. [Read more…]
It’s been a little while since we checked in on pro tennis, but the weeks immediately following the U.S. Open seem like the best time to do it. While there’s plenty of tennis that happens after the U.S. Open, including the year-end championships for both the WTA and the ATP, the Open signifies the end of the most popular portion of the tennis season, and essentially launches the beginning of the end of the calendar. It’s in this time period – between the Open wrapping up in early September and the season resuming at full speed in January – that we tend to stop and take stock of the sport. [Read more…]
August 2018 – The 2018 edition of the Tour De France, yet again, showed the negative side of the public and their treatment of Chris Froome. [Read more…]
Race favourite, Morris Gachaga lived up to his billing by successfully defending his FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN title in a controlled race on Sunday, 20 May 2018. [Read more…]
Cape Town – An ebullient Stephen Mokoka held court at an entertaining media presentation less than 48 hours before facing quality international opponents in Cape Town Onerun 12km. [Read more…]