For us keen cycling tragics, this year’s battle for the coveted yellow jersey was gravely disappointing. Advertisements
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.
This year’s Rapha Gentleman’s Race rolled out from the outskirts of Melbourne on Saturday 29th March, and tackled a 175km course around the scenic yet challenging roads of the Brisbane Ranges on a mixture of tarmac and gravel.
For the average International Sporting Tragic, college basketball in America seems a little foreign. But, for one crazy month each year, college basketball comes to the forefront of all team sporting competitions.
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…
While an immense four-way title battle is being fought at the top of the Premier League, this season’s stressful scrap to avoid relegation is also one to remember.
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…
The topsy-turvy season has been pure entertainment for Football Tragics. Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have all thrown around top spot like a hot potato!
For the many enthused Cycling Tragics who make the pilgrimage,
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…
A suspense-filled Australian Open left Tennis Tragics holding their breaths until the final dramatic conclusion.
Halfway through his very own Davis Cup match against Switzerland, Rafa looks like he has all the answers. Hopefully, Stanimal can play some of his breathtaking groundstrokes
Tennis Tragics have been in dreamland for the last 10 days.
Cycling is really proving its popularity in Australia. Yesterday, a bumper crowd of 95,000
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!
Following on from GolFan’s popular Round One post here are the highlights from the Outside Court Warriors – Round Two: A Tale of Two Sporting Nations
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…
When Nadal, Djokovic, Murray and Federer face each other at a Grand Slam it is an event that all Tennis Tragics look forward to. Incredibly, one of the Big Four has won 34 of the last 35 Grand Slams.
Sporting Tragics may recall the farcical scenes at the 2010 World Cup.
Three Brazilian midfielders stamped their influence on the English Premier League title race.
3. Rafael Nadal comeback from injury to win two grand slams and world no.1 ranking
Manchester City’s striker Alvaro Negredo looks like someone who really wants to score goals.
There are many talking points out of the Premier League’s Boxing Day fixtures! Here are the highlights:
This season’s Premier League is by far the most competitively contested among the world’s best football leagues. As it currently stands the top five teams are separated by only two points.