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(Women’s) football: the past, the present and hopes for the future

"Interest, support, strong passionate sentiments of support from prominent individuals – that is recent but professionalism, grit, and determination that has been displayed by the Lionesses is certainly not."

Still in the shadow of the men: the uphill battle for women’s sports

"Truthfully speaking, my flimsy gender parity test isn’t even necessary to see that the most successful women’s sports are those which occur in the presence of the men’s equivalent."

Lionesses with a loud roar

"With the Lionesses heading to the final, it is expected that on Sunday many more will turn on the TV and support the team as they make a bid to win the Women’s Euro."

Mo Farah – How Britain’s greatest athlete enhanced his legacy even further

Farah’s hope in revealing his story is that people sit up and take notice

Sports Ball sees award winners announced

This year marked a return to an in-person event and hundreds packed into the beautifully decorated main room in the City Hall for a sit-down three-course meal, with the winners being announced periodically throughout.

(Women’s) football: the past, the present and hopes for the future

"Interest, support, strong passionate sentiments of support from prominent individuals – that is recent but professionalism, grit, and determination that has been displayed by the Lionesses is certainly not."

Still in the shadow of the men: the uphill battle for women’s sports

"Truthfully speaking, my flimsy gender parity test isn’t even necessary to see that the most successful women’s sports are those which occur in the presence of the men’s equivalent."

Lionesses with a loud roar

"With the Lionesses heading to the final, it is expected that on Sunday many more will turn on the TV and support the team as they make a bid to win the Women’s Euro."

Mo Farah – How Britain’s greatest athlete enhanced his legacy even further

Farah’s hope in revealing his story is that people sit up and take notice

Sports Ball sees award winners announced

This year marked a return to an in-person event and hundreds packed into the beautifully decorated main room in the City Hall for a sit-down three-course meal, with the winners being announced periodically throughout.

Wycombe Wanderers Season Round-Up – A Rollercoaster Ride to Wembley

As the final blast of the referee’s whistle signalled an end to the 2021-22 season, I slumped down in my seat. Dejected. Heartbroken. Empty.

A New Dawn For English Cricket?

If there is any leadership team designed to ward off fears of a repeat of that match, it must be Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum, the latter the new red-ball men’s head coach.

Tales from the Archives: the Secret History of Oxford Punting

Mary Ellen Elin, a student of Lady Margaret Hall and a committed suffragist, leapt in front of the Christchurch boat, wrapped in a banner reading “DEEDS NOT WORDS”.

A Global League: How the NBA finally conquered the world

For the first time ever this season all three of the contenders for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award were born outside the United States.  Easy to brush aside as coincidence on the surface, it in fact marks a hugely significant moment for the league’s governing body and is the culmination of years of work behind the scenes.  

Wimbledon Chaos – What’s going on?

Overall, the move means that all other tournaments and the other grand slams, in particular, will carry even more importance than ever this season.

Bumps, Blades, Boating: Summer Eights explained

Much celebrated by the rowing community, it can be more than confusing for others so here is our rundown of everything you need to know ahead of Summer Eights 2022!

Why 22,000 watching fourth-tier Newcastle at St. James Park is a landmark for the women’s game

No doubt more records will be broken by that tournament in July and into the domestic season beyond but they aren’t what excites me the most.

Audi and Porsche to join F1 – VW Boss

Herbert Diess revealed that its two premium brands had “run out of arguments” against joining the sport.

Unai Emery – The perennial over-achiever loved by Europe and rejected by England

So, the question now is what does he have to do to convince English fans? In reality, I doubt he really cares.

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