Sports

To Break Two.

I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but something extraordinary happened this weekend. On Saturday, the 12th of October, Eliud Kipchoge became the first person in history to run the marathon distance (42.2KM) in under two hours; clocking a time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 42 seconds in Vienna and beating the targeted time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.…

Lads, It’s…

Disclaimer: This post was written before the Brighton-Tottenham game, and therefore doesn’t cover that result or Lloris’ injury; the latter of which is, in my opinion, an interesting look into how player injury impacts fans’ banter culture. Nevertheless – sorry (not sorry), Spurs fans.  “Lad’s, it’s Tottenham.”  Losing at home’s always going to sting. Losing seven goals to two, in your new…

The Tries That Bind

‘Tis the season to be jolly get into heated debates over questionable refereeing decisions and scrutinise every playmaking move – butI’m not talking about your typical Super Sunday Premier League football match. Welcome to the Rugby World Cup, which is currently being held in Japan for its ninth iteration. Rugby (union) and football couldn’t be more different, but when it comes to fan…