The Bolt Effect

The world has followed Bolt to the A-League – but will he stay?  Usain Bolt, arguably the greatest sprinter of all time, has recently decided to begin a football (soccer) career. Since July, the three-time Olympic athlete has been trialing with the Central Coast Mariners, a professional team in the Australian soccer league. Bolt played in... Continue Reading →

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Will the AFL Go Red?

Off the back of the devastating incident between Andrew Gaff, the West Coast Eagles star mid-fielder, and Andrew Brayshaw, Fremantle Dockers young gun, the AFL community has once again dived into the debate of whether to introduce a red card or send off system into the game. During the West Coast v Dockers game on... Continue Reading →

Money or Morals?

Money or morals? A question faced by many organisations in times of crisis. But the UFC are taking a ridiculous amount of time to choose and define their future.   The recent UFC fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov was overshadowed by the brawl that followed. Once Khabib forced McGregor to tap out – probably the perfect... Continue Reading →

Ronaldo, Rape, Reputation

The media and sports stars have a love-hate relationship, but in this case, there is definitely more love. Sexual assault allegations against arguably one of the greatest soccer players of all time have recently come to light  (Ahmed & Elsey, 2018). I had no idea of these allegations until the other day, yet they date... Continue Reading →

Marathon Master

2:01:39. Berlin. One Man. One Extraordinary New World Record. Eliud Kipchoge, an extremely successful and accomplished runner, completely smashed the marathon world record recently. 78 seconds - that was the margin that Kipchoge shaved off the previous record to set the new time of two hours, one minute and 39 seconds (Church, 2018). The average... Continue Reading →

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