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The old-timey boxing stance explained

When boxers pose for fights today before a match and after a weigh-in, they stare down their opponent with an old fashioned fighting stance in place. If you look at fighter from...

The incredible story of tennis legend, Dick Williams

The name Dick Williams may mean something to you. He is a titanic survivor, a war hero, a legendary tennis player. His story is one of triumph and it is this story...

What do baseball managers and John Terry have in common?

Different sports have many different customs and traditions. In each sport, the level of fair play and sportsmanship varies greatly. In football, it is not unusual to see a player dive to...

The enduring appeal of chess-boxing

There are some fantastic sports in this world. Football is the most popular sport as it is watched by an estimated 3.5 billion people. It is followed by cricket at 2.5 billion...

The worst cheaters in sporting history

Playing sports in an honest and fair manner is the only way to play. If you start looking for ways to cheat for an extra advantage you bring the entire game into...

The greatest spectacle of boxing: Ali and Frazier

On March 8th, 1971 the boxing match that had come to be known as ‘The Fight’ took place. The battle that ensued was touted as one of politics, as one of history, as one...

The game that defined Maradona

Maradona is always high up on the list of the greatest footballers of all time. In debates that rage on about Messi, Maradona, Pele, Ronaldo, and Cruyff there is no clear way to settle...

The incredible life of Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens is a well-known name in the sporting world and further afield. His achievements shook the world both in sporting merit and politically. His life was not easy but it was never an...

When Greece won the Euros, football changed forever

Greece’s euro 2004 win is one of the greatest sporting upsets to ever take place. The team did not qualify for any Euro competitions from 1984 to 2000. Their first European tournament...

How Greece defied the odds to win Euro 2004

The 2004 European Championships will go down in history for one of the greatest sporting upsets that ever took place. Greece won the competition despite having odds of 150-1 at the beginning...

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