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2016 Olympic spotlight: Basketball

If Goliath had been born in the modern age he would quickly have drafted by the NBA. Basketball numbers the worlds tallest athletes in its ranks and modern giants have been attracted to the sport by the lavish paychecks that come with the territory.   Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Steph Curry, Magic Johnson and Lebron […]

2016 Olympic spotlight: Fencing

fencing renaissance sword

Wounds of the flesh a surgeon’s skill may heal but wounded honour can only be cured with steel 19th century challenge to a duel   The sword is two things – a weapon and a symbol. The blade itself inclines to deeds of violence, says Homer in his ancient epics. As a weapon, the sword has taken […]

The 2016 sporting calendar: Part 1

With so many sporting events lined-up, the only worry you should have is that of your eyes turning square shaped from watching too much TV.   No matter what your favourite sport is, regardless of age or gender, I’m pretty sure we can all agree that 2015 brought us some exhilarating sporting events and memorable […]