PRESS CONFERENCE: England Can Win the World Cup! Professor Stephen Hawking Tells Us…
PRESS CONFERENCE: England Can Win the World Cup! Professor Stephen Hawking Tells Us…

Surely if the world-renowned theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking tells you that England can win the World Cup, then it must be a possibility? On Wednesday morning, at an exclusive press conference at the Savoy Hotel in London, and after months of research, Prof. Hawking revealed the secret formula that would bring the World Cup back to England after almost half a century of heartbreak. That's the good news; he also revealed that the chances of England winning in Brazil this summer were slim. Examining records from 1966 up until the last World Cup in South Africa, Prof. Hawking unsurprisingly explained that the humid conditions and high altitude in Brazil would dampen England's chances. Instead, the great theorist has logically tipped Brazil to have great success as the host nation. In fact, the closer the football squad is geographically to their home country the better chance they have of success, which doesn't bode well for England. ...

The return of F1 has a fresh look in Melbourne
The return of F1 has a fresh look in Melbourne

So, the 2014 Formula One season is officially under way, and if the first qualifying session was the precursor for the action to come, fans should be ready for a vintage year of racing. Pre-season was dominated by talk of new engines, double points and a struggling Red Bull team. These changes have ignited the title race once more, as 2014 is all about the new contenders rather than the one-man show of recent years. With Lewis Hamilton taking pole for Mercedes in qualifying on Saturday and his teammate Nico Rosberg following in third, Mercedes are showing that they can, at the very least, force a challenge to Red Bull's recent dominance. Toto Wolff is sensibly playing down his team's chances, but Mercedes are unquestionably the frontrunners in these early stages. ...

Two great sports documentaries to watch before the New Year
Two great sports documentaries to watch before the New Year

As 2013 nears its end, there seems to be an abundance of sports documentaries for fans to savour during the festive period. The recently released The Class of '92 is just one of the documentaries that has been on the Christmas list of most sports fans. It looks back on the careers of the Manchester United youth team that went on to form the treble-winning United team in 1999. In celebration of this great film, which should be on your list of "must-sees", here are two more programmes that have to be seen before the New Year celebrations are over. Keane and Viera: Best of Enemies Two Premier League greats, two fierce competitors and one fractious rivalry. This is a must-see documentary for all football fans as Roy Keane and Patrick Viera are reunited to look back on their infamous dual. ...

Arsenal put on a special display
Arsenal put on a special display

This season marks ten years since Arsenal won the League title at their invincible best and Saturday's 4-1 win at Norwich had the same flair and prowess of Arsenal's past. After a disappointing home defeat to Aston Villa on the opening day of the season Arsene Wenger's side has blossomed into title contention. Seven games on and Arsenal have surprised everyone by heading the Premier League table. At the Emirates on Saturday, the home team's attacking play was purposeful, creative and clinical, as has been the case throughout this season. Wenger's side entertained the crowd with their team play as his attacking players wove together exquisite passes to expose the Norwich City defence. ...

The excitement of exploding tyres
The excitement of exploding tyres

This weekend's build-up to the Grand Prix at Silverstone had British motorsport fans bursting with anticipation at the thought of a home victory for Lewis Hamilton. Unfortunately, for fans of the former world champion, their hopes imploded as fast as the rubber at the rear end of Hamilton's Mercedes car. For the drivers, today's race has raised serious questions about their safety, as Pirelli are once again at the centre of a media storm. Fives tyre punctures over one race weekend will fill nobody with confidence. However, the high drama made the entire race unmissable viewing.  ...