On this day…in 1964

On February 25, 1964, underdog Cassius Clay, age 22, defeats champion Sonny Liston in a technical knockout to win the world heavyweight boxing crown. The highly anticipated match took place in Miami Beach, Florida. Clay, who later became known to the world as Muhammad Ali, went on to become the first fighter to capture the … [Read the full story]

Aussie cricket – on the way to being great again

It was a lovely competition between Australia and Pakistan with the most brilliant display by both teams. Played with great sportsmanship and leadership. We have been preparing for the test matches with special attention to fitness and cullinary expertise. As you know India now has very strong soccer teams, and the league games are showing … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Anastasia Ashley

The competition to be the best in surfing is crazy competitive – Anastasia Ashley is good, and will get even better. Anastasia was born in San Clemente, California on February the 10th 1987. She began surfing at the age of 5 right before moving to Hawaii. At the age of 6, she won a surf contest … [Read the full story]

Great Sportswomen – Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins was born on August the 2nd 1990 and is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in 2013, and in high school she was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete … [Read the full story]

Melbourne City v Glory – 3-3, shit but exiting

This was not a classic, and not for the stuffy nosed puritans. But, this was as an exiting game as I can remember being played in the A-League. Melbourne City took the lead three times, but battling Perth Glory equalised every time. Bruno Fornaroli scored twice for Melbourne, but also missed 2 penalties. Diego Castro … [Read the full story]

Atletico de Kolkata win Hero Indian Super League

The Hero Indian Super League was won at the weekend by Atletico de Kolkata, when they beat the Kerala Blasters. The score was still 1-1 after extra time, it went to penalties, and Kolkata won 4-3. Mohammad Rafi scored for Kerala in the first half, but it wasn’t long before Kolkata equalised. Both goals came … [Read the full story]

Lewis Hamilton – a cheat, just like Schumacher

Mercedes have decided not to take action against Lewis Hamilton after the controversial end to the Formula One season. Hamilton ignored team orders during the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he looked to snatch the title from his team-mate Nico Rosberg. Toto Wolff, Mercedes’ head of motorsport , has confirmed there will be no punishment for Hamilton as he … [Read the full story]

Sydney FC – worst song timing, and thickest fans

I know this is old news, but I have to mention the Sydney fans in the FFA Cup final last week – the worst timing for a song in A-League history.Sydney fans were singing to Tim Cahill, ‘Here for the money, You’re only here for the money’ – he then went and scored, what turned … [Read the full story]

Stevie J injuried thumb answering his phone

Steve Johnson has had a set-back to his pre-season with a thumb injury. Greater Western Sydney player (GWS) will require surgery to fix, which will take place next weekend. Stevie J ruptured a tendon in his thumb and will be in a cast for six weeks after the operation. Do you know how he did … [Read the full story]

Bad boy Joey Barton sacked from Rangers

Bad boy Joey Barton has been given a one match ban by the Scottish Football Associstion for betting. Barton placed 44 bets between July 1st and September 15th. He was charged with breaking the rules to gambling on soccer matches – his contract with Rangers was terminated last week. Barton will no doubt sign for a new … [Read the full story]

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