Day two was all about the English and the punters. The bookies were hit for six in almost every contest – every good thing that shortened did so with menacing momentum, and there’s no doubt about who was licking their wounds on Wednesday evening. 1,163 more words
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Another year has passed, and we find ourselves standing on the eve of the wonderful Cheltenham Festival once again.
The 12 months past has delivered relatively little in terms of sporting memories in comparison to recent years; the likes of the London Olympics and the Miracle in Medinah start to fade into the bookcase of spectacular chapters in an exclusive back catalogue of the greatest feats, no longer lingering moments draped in a cloak of awe and incredulity. 1,373 more words
Just over a week ago, South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation address. To those who are unaware of what happened, the address was disrupted by unruly behaviour. 393 more words