Monday, May 27, 2019

The 100 highest-paid athletes

This week Forbes released its latest list of the world’s 100 most paid athletes.According to Forbes: "The 100 top-earning athletes hail from 23 countries and compete in ten sports, with Americans...

R.I.P. Kimbo Slice

I followed Kimbo Slice's career from an early age. I often watched his backyard fights on YouTube. Even though they were pretty intense fights, as a kid I thought they were...

Rumble, young man, rumble

It's one of the many "one-liners" the late Muhammad Ali is famous for.He would – often during interviews – burst into short prose about his boxing prowess and high level...

Steph Curry 1 – Lebron James 0

So, the seven-game series of the NBA finals kicked off last night (or in the early hours of this morning, for those of us in Africa).This final series is...

An apology to women

I’ve only been around for 27 years, but in that time it has become clear to me that society does not appreciate the true worth or value of a woman. I...

#Choklahoma City Thunder

It hurts me to write the word “choke” in reference to sport. It hurts even more when I write it in relation to my favourite basketball team: Oklahoma City...

Lessons from the Old Trafford bomb scare

Several thousand football fans were left disappointed this weekend after their dreams were dashed, ironically, at the Theatre of Dreams.At least 20 minutes before Manchester United was scheduled to...

Behind the Leicester ‘miracle’

Everyone loves a good fairy tale.These usually involve an underdog fighting against the odds, villains, and societal norms, ultimately emerging victorious.This is the story of Leicester City Football Club (LCFC).Last...

Sport transformation: Are we being callous?

How are we doing with transformation? It's been an interesting few days for sport in my home country, South Africa.South Africa's sports minister, Fikile Mbalula, issued a statement that South...

So you want to build a Café Racer?

Bikes have always grabbed the attention of men all around the world – from childhood through to teens and adulthood. Many of us had a little plastic bike, after which...

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