World Cup Preview: a Guide to Brazil 2014

A World Cup held in Brazil, football’s spiritual home, could prove to be the greatest footballing event the world has ever seen. The raucous, football-loving nation will create a unique cauldron of atmosphere from the first game on 12 June until the final on 13 July.

Three of Football’s Great Derbies: Part Three – Manchester

For football fans worldwide, enthusiasm reaches fever pitch for derby matches. Regardless of league position or a potential gulf in quality between the adversaries, football fans know that derbies represent an intense rivalry like nothing else in sport. In a wonderful week to be a football fan, we are being treated to three of football’s…

Penalty is Penalty Enough

Football fans were salivating after the match-ups were announced for the UEFA Champions League knockout phase. Two absolute marquee ties stood out – Manchester City against Barcelona and Arsenal against Bayern Munich. The Premier League’s top two sides for much of this season were given an opportunity to face the two most highly credentialed club…

Inspirational Ironman Gets Into the Game of Life

I had the privilege to be among a small audience to hear from John Maclean, one of the world’s greatest Sporting Heroes you may not have heard of. Maclean, ironman, long-distance swimmer and Paralympian, has an inspirational tale to tell. Wheelchair bound, Maclean cuts a formidable figure. Sitting tall, he tells his story with humility…

Entertainment for Tennis Fans

Tennis Tragics will love this video of Nadal vs Gasquet… At the age of 13! Gasquet’s backhand and Nadal’s forehand are both immediately recognisable. They’re already playing at a fantastic level. Enjoy!

Australian Open Outside Court Warriors Round One

During the first week of any Grand Slam the most dramatic entertainment can be found on the outside courts. Away from the television cameras and 10,000+ crowds, the best tennis players in the world go toe-to-toe in heavy-duty competition. What makes tennis the most spectator friendly sport is how close the crowd is to this…