ISSUE 10

THE LAVER CUP    The Laver Cup is an annual indoor hard court men’s tennis tournament named after the Australian tennis legend, Rod Laver. The tournament, which is intended to be the Ryder Cup of tennis, is played between two teams: Team Europe and Team World. It takes place two weeks…   By Adam Hassan

THE LAVER CUP

The Laver Cup is an annual indoor hard court men’s tennis tournament named after the Australian tennis legend, Rod Laver. The tournament, which is intended to be the Ryder Cup of tennis, is played between two teams: Team Europe and Team World. It takes place two weeks…

By Adam Hassan

issue 9

CASTER SEMENYA    Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against the athletics’ governing body, meaning that it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. The Court Of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the South African’s challenge against the IAAF’s new rules. Now she …   By Adam Hassan

CASTER SEMENYA

Caster Semenya has lost a landmark case against the athletics’ governing body, meaning that it will be allowed to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. The Court Of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the South African’s challenge against the IAAF’s new rules. Now she …

By Adam Hassan

issue 8

THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEY IN CRICKET    On the 26th February 2019, the South African fast bowler Duanne Olivier announced that he had decided to join Yorkshire on a 3-year Kolpak deal, making him the 41st South African cricketer to sign a Kolpak contract since the Kolpak arrangement came into place in 2003. The Kolpak ruling allows…   By Adam Hassan

THE DISTRIBUTION OF MONEY IN CRICKET

On the 26th February 2019, the South African fast bowler Duanne Olivier announced that he had decided to join Yorkshire on a 3-year Kolpak deal, making him the 41st South African cricketer to sign a Kolpak contract since the Kolpak arrangement came into place in 2003. The Kolpak ruling allows…

By Adam Hassan

ISSUE 7

TEAM SKY    Love them or hate them, Team Sky have been a force to be reckoned with for almost a decade in the world of professional cycling. Founded in 2009, the team have since clocked up hundreds of wins, in Grand Tours, Classics, One Day Races, Criteriums, Time Trials; you name it, a team Sky rider has won it…   By Oscar Smith

TEAM SKY

Love them or hate them, Team Sky have been a force to be reckoned with for almost a decade in the world of professional cycling. Founded in 2009, the team have since clocked up hundreds of wins, in Grand Tours, Classics, One Day Races, Criteriums, Time Trials; you name it, a team Sky rider has won it…

By Oscar Smith

THE FIELD HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018    The Men’s Hockey World Cup is an international Field Hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The tournament was started in 1971 and is held every four years. Pakistan is the most successful team, having won the tournament 4 times. The Netherlands and…   By Adam Hassan

THE FIELD HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018

The Men’s Hockey World Cup is an international Field Hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The tournament was started in 1971 and is held every four years. Pakistan is the most successful team, having won the tournament 4 times. The Netherlands and…

By Adam Hassan

issue 6

DAVIS CUP: THE END OF AN ERA    In March 2018, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced their proposal of a new ‘World Cup of Tennis’ to replace the Davis Cup. The ITF later released details of their proposal: the creation of an annual season-ending Davis Cup finals in Europe, and a new 24 team home-and-away…   By Adam Hassan

DAVIS CUP: THE END OF AN ERA

In March 2018, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced their proposal of a new ‘World Cup of Tennis’ to replace the Davis Cup. The ITF later released details of their proposal: the creation of an annual season-ending Davis Cup finals in Europe, and a new 24 team home-and-away…

By Adam Hassan

issue 5

THE US OPEN 2018 - THE WOMEN’S FINAL    The US Open final descended into chaos after Williams launched a verbal tirade against the umpire. According to her critics, Williams behaved badly and her fate was self-inflicted. According to her fans, she was unfairly targeted by a sexist, egotistical man…   By Adam Hassan

THE US OPEN 2018 - THE WOMEN’S FINAL

The US Open final descended into chaos after Williams launched a verbal tirade against the umpire. According to her critics, Williams behaved badly and her fate was self-inflicted. According to her fans, she was unfairly targeted by a sexist, egotistical man…

By Adam Hassan

ANTI-DOPING VS. HUMAN NATURE    As sport becomes increasingly competitive, unscrupulous athletes are using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the hope of improving their performances to the point where they can compete for victory at the highest level…   By Odera Umeugoji

ANTI-DOPING VS. HUMAN NATURE

As sport becomes increasingly competitive, unscrupulous athletes are using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in the hope of improving their performances to the point where they can compete for victory at the highest level…

By Odera Umeugoji

BRITAIN’S FIRST TRIPLE CROWN    The Tours of Italy, France and Spain are the pinnacles of cycling. These are what are known as the ‘Grand Tours’ - three week long stage races, totalling over 3000 kilometres and encompassing well over 40 mountain passes…   By Oscar Smith

BRITAIN’S FIRST TRIPLE CROWN

The Tours of Italy, France and Spain are the pinnacles of cycling. These are what are known as the ‘Grand Tours’ - three week long stage races, totalling over 3000 kilometres and encompassing well over 40 mountain passes…

By Oscar Smith

THE US OPEN 2018 - LAHYANI GATE    In the second round of the US Open, Nick Kyrgios of Australia was playing Pierre-Hughes Herbert of France. Kyrgios, a much more talented player than his opponent, was 6-4, 3-0 down. Kyrgios was doing what he often does; looking disinterested…   By Adam Hassan

THE US OPEN 2018 - LAHYANI GATE

In the second round of the US Open, Nick Kyrgios of Australia was playing Pierre-Hughes Herbert of France. Kyrgios, a much more talented player than his opponent, was 6-4, 3-0 down. Kyrgios was doing what he often does; looking disinterested…

By Adam Hassan

ISSUE 4

PREMIER LEAGUE ALL STARS GAME    Recently Manchester United and Belgium’s striker, Romelu Lukaku, proposed a Premier League All-Star game, similar to the annual NBA offering. Every year NBA's best players are drafted into two opposing teams based on votes from fans, players and the media, with the two players who amass the most votes named as...   By Denis O'Sullivan

PREMIER LEAGUE ALL STARS GAME

Recently Manchester United and Belgium’s striker, Romelu Lukaku, proposed a Premier League All-Star game, similar to the annual NBA offering. Every year NBA's best players are drafted into two opposing teams based on votes from fans, players and the media, with the two players who amass the most votes named as...

By Denis O'Sullivan

DOPING IN SPORT    How does one improve in sport? Through pain and sacrifice. So, what is it that makes doping so terrible in the world of sport? Doping is gain through pain and sacrifice: the only inherent difference is that doping increases health risk – however, this is not foreign to most sports. First of all, if everyone is doping then no one receives a competitive...   By Edward Hu

DOPING IN SPORT

How does one improve in sport? Through pain and sacrifice. So, what is it that makes doping so terrible in the world of sport? Doping is gain through pain and sacrifice: the only inherent difference is that doping increases health risk – however, this is not foreign to most sports. First of all, if everyone is doping then no one receives a competitive...

By Edward Hu

SPRINTING BIOMECHANICS    Biomechanics is the part of sport science concerned with how mechanical laws relate to the movement or structure of living organisms. There are both intrinsic and extrinsic biomechanics. Intrinsic biomechanics is the analysis of occurrences inside the body which create extrinsic movements, whilst...   By Odera Umeugoji

SPRINTING BIOMECHANICS

Biomechanics is the part of sport science concerned with how mechanical laws relate to the movement or structure of living organisms. There are both intrinsic and extrinsic biomechanics. Intrinsic biomechanics is the analysis of occurrences inside the body which create extrinsic movements, whilst...

By Odera Umeugoji

ISSUE 3

TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES    Think of producers in the music industry. They dedicate hours of their time to creating melodies: the bases of songs listened to and enjoyed by millions of people. Yet, the pay most of them receive is average, especially compared to artists in the music industry...  By Odera Umeugoji

TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES

Think of producers in the music industry. They dedicate hours of their time to creating melodies: the bases of songs listened to and enjoyed by millions of people. Yet, the pay most of them receive is average, especially compared to artists in the music industry...

By Odera Umeugoji

HAS FIFA RUINED THE WORLD CUP?    The FIFA World Cup is widely regarded as the pinnacle of Sport, the 2014 World Cup alone had a 3.2 Billion home television viewership. It is a tournament which enthrals billions, with incredible drama and inspires millions...  By Denis O'Sullivan

HAS FIFA RUINED THE WORLD CUP?

The FIFA World Cup is widely regarded as the pinnacle of Sport, the 2014 World Cup alone had a 3.2 Billion home television viewership. It is a tournament which enthrals billions, with incredible drama and inspires millions...

By Denis O'Sullivan

ISSUE 2

HAS MONEY RUINED ENGLISH FOOTBALL?    Last year, the Premier League’s Executive Chairman signed a TV deal - a deal worth £1.7 billion per year for 3 years, amounting to a grand total of £5.1 billion. This is football’s richest league, blowing out of the water the previous record for a TV deal in the sport by...  By Teg Singh

HAS MONEY RUINED ENGLISH FOOTBALL?

Last year, the Premier League’s Executive Chairman signed a TV deal - a deal worth £1.7 billion per year for 3 years, amounting to a grand total of £5.1 billion. This is football’s richest league, blowing out of the water the previous record for a TV deal in the sport by...

By Teg Singh

ISSUE 1

URBAN HILL CLIMB 2017    Each year, hundreds of cyclists don their lycra and descend upon Highgate, a quiet North London suburb, home to a variety of coffee shops and organic food stores for the well-heeled Highgate residents. But behind this tranquil façade, is a hill of such ferocity, it has been known to make grown men weep. It is known only as Swains Lane.  Compared to mountains like...  Oscar Smith

URBAN HILL CLIMB 2017

Each year, hundreds of cyclists don their lycra and descend upon Highgate, a quiet North London suburb, home to a variety of coffee shops and organic food stores for the well-heeled Highgate residents. But behind this tranquil façade, is a hill of such ferocity, it has been known to make grown men weep. It is known only as Swains Lane.

Compared to mountains like...

Oscar Smith

SHOULD CONTACT IN RUGBY BE BANNED?    A recent report from academics have stated that ‘tackling and scrums should be banned in school’ in order to protect children from the risk of concussion and brain damage. These academics have urged the Department of Heath to remove the ‘harmful’ contact on children in a recent report in the British Medical Journal. The academics, based in the...  Teg Singh

SHOULD CONTACT IN RUGBY BE BANNED?

A recent report from academics have stated that ‘tackling and scrums should be banned in school’ in order to protect children from the risk of concussion and brain damage. These academics have urged the Department of Heath to remove the ‘harmful’ contact on children in a recent report in the British Medical Journal. The academics, based in the...

Teg Singh