Thursday, 30 September 2010

The 2010 Ryder Cup - Three To Watch

By Shane Thomas

In less than 24 hours time, both Europe & America will have teed-off in what has been one of the most hyped Ryder Cups in history. America will be defending the cup which they regained at Valhalla two years ago, and are looking for their first victory on European soil for 17 years. Here are three players from both teams who may have key roles to play over the coming weekend in Wales:

Saturday, 25 September 2010

A Game too Far?

By Jonathan Wilkinson

Tonight St. Helens booked a place in their 5th straight Grand Final, a remarkable achievement until you realise they lost the last 3 to Leeds and the one they won was against Hull in one of the worst seasons in Super League history.

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Spineless Cowards Are Uglifying The Beautiful Game

By Shane Thomas

Here's a scenario for you. Imagine you were hit by a car and ended up with a bad injury, say... a broken leg. Imagine that the driver was driving over the speed limit and had also had a little too much to drink. Imagine that the case not only failed to go to trial, but the parents of the driver justified their child's behaviour with the statement, "There was no malice in the incident. Our kid's not that kind of driver".

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Great Sporting Comebacks: Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins - Guest Post By Stefan Preiml

This was sent into us by one of our listeners, Stefan Preiml. We often overlook the sports on the other side of The Atlantic so hopefully this will help redress the balance a little. This is to do with the 2009 Stanley Cup 2nd round series between the Philadephia Flyers and the Boston Bruins.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

The 2010 US Open - Supermum & Iron Man

By Shane Thomas

With the final Grand Slam of the year now over, here's a brief review of the two people who tasted victory at Flushing Meadows:

Monday, 13 September 2010

Women's Tennis & The Equality Charade

By Shane Thomas

As this year's US Open women's final became one of the most one-sided Grand Slam tennis finals for years, the narrative thread drawn up by the press was both inevitable and disheartening. Since 2007, when Wimbledon finally came into line with the rest of the Grand Slam tournaments, women now receive the same amount of prize money as their male counterparts. Well that's good isn't it? Equality and all that jazz. What possible qualm could anyone have with this?

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

England Run Like Clockwork In Switzerland

By Shane Thomas


England continued their post-World Cup recovery with an impressive 3-1 win over Switzerland in Basle. In what was considered the toughest match in England's group to qualify for Euro 2012, they overcame injuries to key personnel and driving rain to make it two wins from two in Group G.

Saturday, 4 September 2010

Mohammed Amir Just The Latest To Join The Corrupted Wonderkids Club

By Shane Thomas

Wunderkind. An addition to language to which we all owe a debt of thanks to Germany. And don't we love a wonderkid when one comes along. Watch the joy elicited from a parent when their young child learns how to string words together or walk unaided. The arrival of a special young sporting talent has a similar effect on those who love sport.