1. Gatland's Selection Betrays the Spirit of the Lions

    Some people think Warren Gatland is a good coach for the British and Irish Lions. You can’t dispute his impressive record with Wales—two grand slams—his supporters cry...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 1 year ago 604 reads 13 comments

  2. 6 Nations Preview: Overrated England to Disappoint

    After the 2013 Six Nations, we will most likely learn two things—Wales aren ’t nearly as bad as they looked in the Autumn internationals and England aren ’t nearly as good...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about over 1 year ago 593 reads 4 comments

  3. High School Football: Loyola Academy V Jesuit Dallas: The Irish View

    Old Donnybrook had never seen anything quite like it — the day the gridiron road-show landed. Last Friday, Donnybrook hosted a celebration of American football with four teams (Loyola Academy, Dallas Jesuit, John Carroll, St...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about almost 2 years ago 1,433 reads 0 comments

  4. Prop Forwards: The Forgotten Heroes of Rugby Football

    In professional team sports, the play-maker receives plaudits when they do something right and conversely the opprobrium when they screw up...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about almost 2 years ago 1,650 reads 4 comments

  5. Olympics 2012: Top 5 Moments in Track & Field

    The London 2012 track and field meet gave us some stunning moments of sporting brilliance. We witnessed Usain Bolt's "double-treble," Mo Farah's double, Allyson Felix 's treble and David Rudisha's historic 800-meter win...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 768 reads 0 comments

  6. 2012 Olympics Track & Field: Bolt Has the Final Say on Day 15

    The last night of track and field in London 2012 continued in the same vein as all the previous nights— the Jamaican men and the US women out on their own as the kings and queens of sprinting...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 880 reads 0 comments

  7. Olympic Track and Field 2012: Team USA Demolishes the World Record in 4x100m

    A stain on the conscience of the international athletics community was wiped clean in London Friday. When Carmelita Jeter crossed the line in the anchor leg of the 4x100-meter relay ...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 1,931 reads 0 comments

  8. 2012 Olympics: Lightning Bolt Strikes Twice on Day 13, Usain Joins the Immortals

    Don’t call me the greatest until I’ ve done the 100-meter and 200-meter double again, Usain Bolt told the media. Today we can call Bolt the greatest sprinter we have ever seen...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 377 reads 1 comments

  9. 2012 Olympics Track & Field Wrap-Up: Team USA Dominates on Day 12

    Wednesday proved to be a very successful day for the USA’s track and field team, in what has been an underwhelming meet for them thus far...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 274 reads 0 comments

  10. 2012 Olympics Women's Gymnastics: Aly Raisman Ends Competition on a High

    A thrilling Women’s Artistic Gymnastics program drew to a close in London on Tuesday. It was appropriate that the captain of the 'Fierce Five’ should claim the final gold of the event in the individual floor exercise...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 9,736 reads 5 comments

  11. 2012 Olympics: Felix Sanchez Takes Gold in the 400 Meter Hurdles

    Felix Sanchez rolled back the years in the 400-meter hurdles final to clinch gold for the Dominican Republic. Ironically the U.S.-born 35-year-old finished in 47:63, the exact time he had posted to win the event in Athens in 2004...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 1,930 reads 0 comments

  12. 2012 Olympics Track & Field: Blake Can't Catch Lightning Bolt.

    If Week 1 of the Olympics was all about a great champion apparently proving his doubters wrong, It now looks like Week 2 will be the same...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 679 reads 0 comments

  13. Olympics Swimming 2012 Day 8: Phelps Signs off in Style; Team USA Relay Class

    And so the greatest Olympian of all time has exited the greatest stage. There were mixed emotions when we saw Phelps slip out of the pool for the last time, after completing the storming penultimate leg of the 4x100 meter medley relay...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 2,664 reads 0 comments

  14. Summer Olympics 2012: Another Olympics, More Boxing Judging Controversies

    Here we go again. Another Olympics , another round of boxing judging controversies. Amateur Boxing is one of the purest Olympic sports. It hasn ’t changed much from Ancient Greece; at least, the core principles haven’t...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 2,514 reads 2 comments

  15. Olympics Swimming 2012 Day 6: Michael Phelps Wins the Duel in the Pool

    You’ve just become the most successful Olympian of all time. Yet, you still have some critics who say you are past your best and that you needed a little help from your friends to get you over the line in the relay...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 4,647 reads 0 comments

  16. Olympics Swimming 2012: Updates from Day 5

    For those who think the Olympics doesn’t start until the track and field program gets underway in week two, they should get themselves down to the Aquatics Centre. This Olympic swim meet has it all...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 3,149 reads 0 comments

  17. 2012 Olympics Day 4: Team USA Shine in the Pool and in the Gymnasium

    Only four days down in London and already we have some iconic moments from the 30 th Olympiad to treasure...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 703 reads 0 comments

  18. London Olympics: So Much More Than Shattered Ideals and Shattered Records

    When Ben Johnson ran 9.79 in the 1988 100-meter, he not only shattered the world record, he shattered the Olympic ideal. He shattered the naivety and innocence of sport when he subsequently tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol...

    Rob Gill Written by Rob Gill about 2 years ago 271 reads 0 comments