Tennis: Disappointment for Australia

Australia Davis Cup Dreams Dashed  Sunday in Brussels saw Australia’s dreams of playing in the first Davis Cup Final in 14 years come to a final and premature halt.  Belgium came unexpectedly from behind, clearing a deficit and smashing Australia’s hopes of finally bridging the divide.  Australia had been positive ….

Team Work Pays Off For Wallabies

Wallabies The Kings Of Come-Back There’s nothing quite as sweet or as satisfying as the very first win of a championship season.  Just ask the Wallabies.  Saturday saw Australia truly turning its game on, resulting in a second half style defeat over Argentina.  Australia proved once more that they were ….

Rashid Khan Signed By Adelaide

Rashid Khan To Play For Adelaide Strikers Rashid Khan will officially become the first Afghan ever to play in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League, also known as the BBL.  The spinning sensation has been selected to play for the Adelaide Strikers later this year.  The announcement was made by the ….

Why Presidents Cup Should Continue

Presidents Cup Under Fire in Golfing Circles The history of the Presidents Cup has been overwhelmingly one-sided. The biennial tournament has been held 11 times since its inauguration in 1994, and the USA has won the event on all but two occasions. In 1998, the International Team won their only ….

Broncos Take On Panthers at Home

Broncos Enjoy Playing at Home Friday saw the Brisbane Broncos take on the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, in what was a nail-biting affair.  The Broncos where playing on home soil and where no doubt spurred on by a crowd almost exclusively on their side.  However, it is ….

Liverpool’s Dismal Return to Champion’s League

Liverpool Makes Dismal Return to Champions League Liverpool’s first game back in the Champion’s League since 2014 did not go entirely according to plan.  Wednesday saw Liverpool taking on Spanish Sevilla in Anfield.  When considering that the basic theme that prevailed had been one quite aptly described as defensive frailty, ….

The Time Warp Thorn In Tennis’ Side

Nadal’s US Open Win Proves Time Warp Tennis Theory Concerns about the lack of potential players able to fill the ever-growing age gap in especially men’s tennis was aggravated by the overall results of 2017’s Grand Slam tennis events.  How is it that two thirty-something’s, and deep into thirty-something’s at ….

Concerns Voiced Ahead Of Singapore

The Ant In Mercedes’ Pants Italy saw Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton move ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel for the first time this season.  Hamilton now leads by three points ahead of Singapore – a circuit that Mercedes has found very difficult to master.  Ferrari technology has proved much more adept ….

Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk Vs Marco Huck

Usyk Executes Third Title Defence In Berlin This weekend saw Oleksandr Usyk successfully executing his third title defence, stopping Marco Huck short during the 10th round of the World Boxing Super Series, in Berlin.  The official outcome:  Round 10 – 2:16.  Usyk – former Olympic gold medallist – beat Krzysztof ….

Chiefs Maul Patriots in NFL Opener

Chiefs Thump Patriots in Opening NFL Game Going into the 2017-18 NFL regular season, the New England Patriots are at the top of the outright futures betting to take their sixth Super Bowl title next February. Betting sites were also offering the two-year reigning champions at $0.30 to win the ….