Despite being found not guilty of affray following his week-long trial, Ben Stokes is not quite out of the woods yet. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is to reconvene a disciplinary committee to consider, now the criminal proceedings have… Read moreECB ‘Stokes’ the fire of this unsavoury mess
Did anyone really think, in their wildest dreams, that England would reach the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia? Gareth Southgate was a fairly underwhelming appointment to succeed Sam Allardyce as manager; initially a stop-gap after Big Sam was… Read moreMaking England Great Again
Leicester City last night called time on Claudio Ranieri’s reign at the club after less than two years in the post and a mere nine months after winning arguably the most unlikely Championship in English football history. It was certainly… Read moreRanieri’s Reign In Ruins
Following on from a post a few days ago, I came across an article about the long-term impact on Rio de Janeiro of hosting the Olympic games. When Rio won the right to host the games back in 2009, hopes… Read moreCounting The Cost
The Rio Olympics of the last few weeks have been a festival of sport and a carnival of competition. Against the backdrop of the iconic Brazilian city, athletes from the world have come together to challenge for medals, set world… Read moreOlympic Glory?