Every four years, the Olympic games gives us a moment of magic that we will never forget. A moment that, in the years to come, will be recalled by the millions who saw history being made. In Beijing 2008, Usain … Continue reading
Last night saw the most eagerly awaited race of London 2012 reach its climax and the 100m final did not disappoint. The four fastest men of all time lined up at the start for the first time in Olympic history, … Continue reading
It is hard to believe that London 2012 has already had two full days of Olympic competition and the special memories are already being made. Here are my personal favourites so far: Archery The Italian men’s team recorded a dramatic … Continue reading
Friday 27th July 2012. A date to remember. It has been a fifty-four year wait for London and now the Olympic opening ceremony is only hours away; the world waits in anticipation for the greatest sporting spectacle of all. If … Continue reading
Usain Bolt’s failure to win both the 100m and 200m finals at the Jamaican Olympic trials last week has become a major talking point in world athletics. The hero of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was completely outclassed by his Jamaican teammate … Continue reading
There is no doubt that, for many tennis fans, Wimbledon is the most highly anticipated tournament in the tennis calendar. The pristine courts, royal visitors and unconditional support from the masses on Henman Hill make the tournament unmistakable. Amidst the great … Continue reading
For those who read my latest post and then followed the first day of action at Wimbledon, you will have noticed that two of the names mentioned previously are already out of the competition.
In my defence, it’s quite a surprise that both Tomas Berdych and John Isner have been beaten by their first round opponents!
So, I’m going to suggest two more potential threats to the top four’s chances and keep my fingers crossed that day two will not upset any more of the Play with Flair predictions. Continue reading
The start of men’s draw at Wimbledon 2012 has been met with great anticipation. The developing rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has dominated discussion as well as the inevitable debate about Roger Federer’s chance of winning 7 titles at SW19. On top of this, Wimbledon will provide the British press with the chance to scrutinise every aspect of Andy Murray’s game before asking if it is finally his time to win.
So, the men in the top four are grabbing all of the headlines and will continue to do so, but who else can stand in their way? Continue reading
Fans at The Olympic Club in San Francisco should prepare themselves for a great US Open showdown today. Last year, the script was already written for an imperious Rory McIlroy to win his first major and come back from his Augusta disaster.
Most golf fans would agree that McIlroy’s skill and flair was simply breathtaking. However, this year will be different. With Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk tied at -1 and two shots ahead of the rest of the field, it could become a two-horse race. Continue reading
For the majority of football fans, the next few weeks will be dominated by the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine – and rightly so.
Yet, it is fair to say that in the opening four games of the tournament, the top quality players haven’t quite produced their top form.
So, if you are in search of some true flair, look no further than this piece of Messi magic, helping Argentina to a 4-3 victory against Brazil. Enjoy.