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Sports

October 8, 2018

Who are some of the greatest athletes of all time? Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Roger Federer — the usual clichés? Fair enough. These individuals have redefined what it means to play sport. But there’s a fundamental flaw in this list. These athletes are all male. So how about the women? Sport is so often compared […]

September 24, 2018

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” If you haven’t seen this phrase sprawled over the internet in recent weeks, let me give a brief explanation. It all started with a tweet. Colin Kaepernick, ex-NFL quarterback, sent out a simple, yet inexplicably complicated tweet, announcing Nike’s latest ad campaign. The tweet read, “Believe […]

August 13, 2018

Last week, the NBA took their game to South Africa to showcase some of the world’s greatest basketball athletes in front of a packed Pretorian crowd. It was a fantastic spectacle. Fans were treated to global stars in their own backyard. The NBA has made it no secret that they are trying to grow the […]

August 6, 2018

Several weeks ago, the All Black Sevens and Black Fern Sevens created history among the ever growing and popular sport of Sevens rugby. In the blistering heat of a sunny AT&T Park in San Francisco, the two New Zealand sides became the first two teams to win the Sevens Rugby World Cup in back-to-back appearances. […]

June 5, 2018

Let me tell you how to create the perfect winning recipe for motorsport’s biggest spectacle, the Monaco Grand Prix. You start with a strong base of consistent laps in practices one, two, and three, a concise amount of aggression in qualifying, topped off by a smattering of a cool, collected temperament. Daniel Ricciardo had all […]

May 21, 2018

The 2018 NBA Finals will start on 31 May, a little over a week away. It will be a predictable end to what has been, for many, a predictable season. Watching the NBA season this year has been like watching your favourite movie for the third or fourth time: there may be some parts in the […]

May 14, 2018

The Super Rugby competition is in full swing, and with round 14 coming up this weekend, several teams are tussling for the last playoff spots. However, round 14 also reminds us that it is less than a month until the June internationals, which means Steve Hansen and his selection team are fast approaching the revealing […]

March 19, 2018

It’s been a little over a week since an unnamed French pro 14 team offered Beauden Barrett a $3.4 million a year deal, in what would be the most lucrative rugby contract in the sport’s history. So it’s been a little over a week since Barrett and new fiancée, Hannah Laity, have had the tough […]

October 16, 2017

The other week the greatest basketball player of his generation, LeBron James, called the President of the United States a “bum” on social media. Then, arguably the next greatest NBA player of his generation, Kevin Durant, accidentally exposed himself as running multiple social media accounts in which he bad mouthed his former team and defended […]