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

Video of ex-rugby star surprising model girlfriend on Italian island becomes online hit

I must admit to having a soft spot for these type of videos. Having put a lot of time and effort into arranging the marriage proposal to my wife (but didn’t record it on video!), I can appreciate the preparation and nerves that go into such things . Continue reading

Can EVERYONE have their human rights? / Shane Williams final game for Wales

Barely a week goes by without another appeal by an individual citing an infringement on their human rights. Be it an illegal immigrant trying to avoid deportation, a prisoner wanting Internet access or an atheist wishing to ban town hall prayers, surely common sense would say that there’s going to … Continue reading