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The most beautiful women in golf

When it comes to sports men’s events generally have a larger following. The prize money for male events is usually much higher than the equivalent female event and this has come under...

When was the Mexican wave invented?

The Mexican wave is something that has been seen at sporting events for decades. Yet when did it all begin and why is it called the Mexican Wave? Well, a likely explanation...

The life of Bert Trautmann: Nazi and legendary goalkeeper

We are all slaves of our time. While we look down on those who act in racist, fascist, or discriminatory ways today we must all realize that we are products of our...

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...

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