Preview: Wales v Scotland – March 15th 2015 – 6 Nations

Tickets for the 2014 6 Nations match between Wales and Scotland at the Millennium Stadium sold out in record time prior to the Championship. At the time it was geared up to be the Championship decider with Wales successfully defending their 2013 title. Roll the calendar forward to match day … Continue reading

World Indoor Rowing Champs / CRASH-B 2014 – Winning Times v World Records

CRASH-Bs 2014 - Stadium

Another C.R.A.S.H-B. Sprints / World Indoor Rowing Championships are over and 2014 delivered some amazing performances. As usual the standard 2,000m was the race distance and the tables below show the winning times for each race category and the current (and in some cases now the previous) World record times. … Continue reading

Moscow crowds flock to the World Championships thanks to the darling of Russian Athletics

Isinbayeva of Russia reacts as she competes in the women's pole vault final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow

After public criticism of low crowd numbers and a low-key atmosphere Day 4 provided a significant uplift in both attendance and volume. This was largely due to the darling of Russian athletics, Yelena Isinbayeva, the exuberant pole vaulter provided drama, excitement and intrigue that kept the crowd fully engaged on … Continue reading