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Cricket Australia – Sportsmanship be darned

During the 2005 Ashes series, Shane Warne bowled a bouncer outside off-stump to Kevin Pietersen, a ball that the was watched through with a smirk, followed by wry smiles and giggles all round.

By | Sport | Thursday, 2 January 2014 at 5:26 am

Cricket Australia – Grace and Humility (or lack thereof)

They are virtues that are paramount in all sports across the globe and should not be devoid from the limelight. We have seen a huge lack of it in recent days and it has caused a stir around the cauldron of the Gabba as Australia routed a paltry England in less than four days.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 26 November 2013 at 9:56 am

Liz Hurley and Shane Warne: end of a tweet romance?, Arts

Liz Hurley and Shane Warne: end of a tweet romance?

Since they got together in 2010 (getting engaged in 2011), the tweeting has been incessant. But having treated their combined haul of 1.7m followers (Warne, at 1.3m, has the larger fan club) to their everyday goings-on, they’re now being subjected to what some suspect could be their break-up.

By | Arts, Fame Feed | Tuesday, 17 September 2013 at 5:45 pm

Paul Tierney and other sport-inspired songs, Football

Paul Tierney and other sport-inspired songs

After The Ballad of Paul Tierney, more sport-inspired songs.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 13 August 2013 at 2:00 am

The Ballad Of Paul Tierney, Football

The Ballad Of Paul Tierney

Poignant tribute song reminds us of the beautiful game’s fickle nature… and puts superstar tantrums into perspective.

By | Football, Olympics, Sport | Thursday, 8 August 2013 at 5:00 am

Phil Mickelson’s victory at The Open proves you can teach an old dog new tricks, Sport

Phil Mickelson’s victory at The Open proves you can teach an old dog new tricks

Phil Mickelson and other sporting figures who have changed fundamentally to gain success.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 23 July 2013 at 2:14 pm

England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron, Sport

England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron

While most English cricket fans were trying to recover from the nerve-shredding Ashes victory at Trent Bridge, one man was embarking on inflicting an even more extraordinary Australian defeat.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 17 July 2013 at 12:56 am

The Ashes – Cricket is sport that music fans are allowed to like, Arts

The Ashes – Cricket is sport that music fans are allowed to like

With the Ashes in full flow there is the rare chance for music fans to pay attention to what happens in sport without fear of lowering themselves to sports buffs.

By | Arts, Music, Sport | Monday, 15 July 2013 at 7:00 am

Where do London’s cycling commuters live?, Property

Where do London’s cycling commuters live?

Plus £200k beach hut, own a cricket pitch and will 2007 peak be topped?

By | Property | Thursday, 11 July 2013 at 11:36 am

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence, Sport

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence

José Mourinho’s cowardly gouge, the ‘74 Lions and their “99″ call, warring team-mates and other shocking episodes of violence in sport.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 5 June 2013 at 11:30 pm

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