Monthly Archives: June 2013

Socceroos clinch World Cup berth; Going to Brazil 2014

Australia will be participating in the World Cup in June and July 2014 in Brazil after overcoming a resilient Iraq outfit that kept them out the best part of 83 minutes in rainy Sydney. This win sparks celebrations around the city and country as the Socceroos now go to their third consecutive World Cup finals […]

Roland Garros, magic red clay

Roland Garros is an immense tournament. In my view the most skillful,  hardest on the body and most entertaining to watch of the four grand slams. This is the place of romance, even in tennis and in a day and age of accelerating athleticism. The place where players have opportunities to stand tall and create a […]

World Cup: Japan and Australia draw – Frantic finish

A fast paced first half was a prelude to a frantic finish. Tommy Oar took the man-of-the-match and did himself a favour as the eyes and scouts of the world watched on. The World Cup Qualifier contested by experienced coaches Alberto Zaccheroni and Holger Osiek saw the points shared. The point was better for Japan […]

Bayern Munich wins record treble – Prelude to more

They came they saw they conquered. They won the German Bundesliga; they won the Champions League; they won the DFB Pokal/German Cup. Eyes forward to next season. In scintillating fashion they swept their league campaign dropping only 11 points in a 34 match season, winning the league weeks before the end of the campaign. Borrusia […]