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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Around the world organisations are making an effort to eradicate this cancer from their sport. Every now and then it rears its ugly head. Are we naïve that it was never there to begin with? Perhaps! Racism belongs nowhere. That is the reality. It is for small minds and uneducated neanderthals that lived in yesteryear […]

Borussia Dortmund will aim to assert their recent dominance over Bayern Munich later when the teams meet at London’s Wembley Stadium.  Prior to this season Dortmund was the leading team in Germany for the last two seasons. They did however finish 25 points behind the Bavarians this season, as the Bundesliga came to a close […]

The NRL has announced a new drug testing initiative to make the sport cleaner of performance enhancing drugs. They have introduced the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), and thus made a commitment to a drug-free sport. The method and way it is conducted will consist of multiple drug tests over time. The NRL advised “even if […]

The Special One has parted company with Real Madrid by ‘mutual consent’. It appears this is very favourable for him as he looks set to take over at former club Chelsea. His now former club spent €18m to release Mourinho from his Inter Milan contract. Since taking over at Madrid he has spent hundreds of […]

The date: 18th of May 2013 – The career of David Beckham has come to a close. A wonderful career that saw him play in England, Spain, the United States, Italy and France brought him titles in four of those countries. Despite one game remaining on the French Ligue 1 calendar it looks as though […]

Chelsea overcame a fighting effort from Benfica in Amsterdam to secure the Europa League, their second European trophy in succession. Emotions got the better of Benfica players and fans alike and showed visibly to the viewers and the critics that this trophy actually is meaningful. The Europa League is a second tier European competition effectively […]