1. Rugby World Cup 2011: Martin Johnson and England's Opening-Weekend French Lesson

    In a tournament lasting nearly six weeks, you'll always hear coaches talking about the value of pacing yourself and the importance of not peaking to soon...

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  2. Super Bowl XLV: What We May Or May Not Have Learned

    Every year the Superbowl writes another chapter in the annals of football history, what it also does is teach us some very valuable life lessons and reaffirm just a few of those ideas we already had...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 3 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  3. RBS Six Nations: English Win Leaves Welsh Scratching Their Heads

    The 2011 Six Nations got off to a flying start last night with England's 26-19 win over Wales at the Millennium Stadium. Once the weekend dust settles there will be much to analyze for both teams ahead of their respective games next weekend...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 3 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  4. Sport By Numbers: The First Ashes Test in Brisbane

    The First Ashes test between England and Australia gets underway tonight and while a win isn't essential for either side, a positive performance is...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 3 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  5. Ashes Preview: England Aim To Lay Ghosts To Rest

    Four years ago, I spent a cold Wednesday evening standing in a University bar, nervously checking my phone every few minutes desperately hoping to see that England had claimed another Australian wicket...

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  6. The Tourmalet Tour: A Look Back at the 2010 Tour De France

    Perhaps the biggest compliment I can pay to the 2010 Tour de France is that it went by quicker than any Tour since the centenary edition of 2003. While the duel between Contador and Schleck grabbed most of the headlines, this year's race was so much more.

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  7. England: A Global Cricketing Power

    England's victory over Australia on Sunday marked their first tournament success in 35 years of ICC organised limited-over events...

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  8. Quick Thoughts: Airing Out The Week 14 Laundry

    The Green Bay Packers once again this week showed the one reason why they won't be a force in the playoffs, penalties. In their game against Baltimore they gave up 11 infringements for a total of 175 yards...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 4 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  9. Time For FIFA To Throw In The Flag

    Am I the only one that's tired of the technology debate that is still rumbling on in football? As those who have read some of my older pieces will know, I'm all for having Video technology ...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 4 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  10. Where Did It All Go Wrong

    Is it just me or is there a consicous effort not to say the 'Road to Miami' this season? Maybe it's because no-one knows where it leads...

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  11. England Cricket Springs Yet More Surprises

    England have once again sprung a surprise with the announcement of their squad for the First Test against the West Indies which begins at Lord's next Wednesday...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 5 years ago 45 reads 2 comments

  12. The Technology Debate: An Objective View

    So here we go again, the old debate about technology in football has reared its ugly head again. After the penalty given to Manchester United yesterday, which started off their comeback ...

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  13. Manchester City: Football's New Supporter Test

    This week has without exaggeration been an extraordinary in the history of English football. The settling dust however is falling into the crevice of a massive divide, those who think ...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about almost 6 years ago 267 reads 1 comments

  14. Open Mic: China vs USA - A Purely Beijing Battle

    China against the United States is fast becoming the battle at the top of the Olympic medal table. Some are asking whether this battle is here to stay, taking on a new Cold War style significance...

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  15. Michael Vaughan, Mi Lord, Michael Vaughan

    Irony, if it hasn't already, will one day be used as a name for a footballer or celebrity's child. In cricketing terms it has gone hand in hand with South Africa for Michael Vaughan throughout his test career...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about 6 years ago 345 reads 1 comments

  16. England vs South Africa: A Series to Stand Up

    Who knows, in thirty years time we may be looking forward to the start of this series being played for the Kevin Pietersen Trophy in honour of his work for Anglo-Springbok relations...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about 6 years ago 417 reads 0 comments

  17. Raining Stumps and Cricket Balls

    The second One-Day International between England and New Zealand was the latest in a long line of controversial rain affected matches, so lets take a look back at some of the other more memorable ...

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  18. Tiger Woods: Blurring the Line Between Greatness and Stupidity

    It has often been said that there is a link between greatness and stupidity. We all know that Tiger Woods is a golfing great, no matter whether you're a fan of him or not, but is he really that ...

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  19. The Cricket "Champions League": A Competition To See the Most Powerful Board

    Saturday evening, (depending on your time zone of choice) saw the announcement of cricket's next super tournament. An eight team Champions Trophy will bring together the best eight Twenty20 teams from India, Australia, England and South Africa...

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  20. Peter Moores: Cricket's Brian Ashton

    English sport is once again undergoing a painful piece of 'deja vu', as it allows one or two results to blind the inherent failings of one of national teams...

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  21. What do I know? Martin Tyler and Andy Gray at their best in Moscow.

    In the build up to the Champions League Final, Avram Grant spoke of great opportunities and great moments. I don't think he quite had Martin Tyler and Andy Gray in mind when he spoke, but once ...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 6 years ago 1,465 reads 1 comments

  22. Chelsea FC: Avram Grant Needs To Curb the Irony

    For those few people that were desperate to know what Alan Curbishley thought about the title race, it has no doubt been a good week. Clearly, Avram Grant isn't one of them...

    Alex Klymyszyn Written by Alex Klymyszyn about over 6 years ago 1,008 reads 1 comments