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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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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.  

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.

Sisu and the forest roads to success: How Finland has dominated world motorsport

So what is it that gives the Finns such talent behind the wheel?

English Fans and European Football – In Conversation With Julien Laurens

When I was looking for someone to speak to about the relationship between English fans and leagues from around the world, there was no one better to speak to.

GROW British Rowing: A step in the right direction or not far enough?

Undoubtedly British Rowing’s initiatives are a step in the right direction, but like many journeys towards inclusivity, it cannot be done alone.

Chelsea’s Goalscoring Blues

The question that Tuchel and his team ought to be asking themselves is “how did we let this happen?”.

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