Monthly Archives: August 2013

Results 22/8/2013 – Sophie Christiansen wins gold at Para-Dressage European Championships

Yes, you read that right. These are results from today! It may be a sport I find pretty dull to watch (sorry!) but thinking back to Paralympian Sophie Christiansen’s glee at her three gold haul was an inspiring moment of … Continue reading

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Results 19/8/2013 – Great Britain’s water polo team lose to Hungary again

The future of water polo in this country doesn’t look any brighter after the Great Britain junior women were thrashed in the first match of the World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. Following a minute’s silence for Hungarian water polo … Continue reading

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How big are the Commonwealth Games?

The first tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow go on sale tomorrow and it’s set to be the biggest major sporting event held in this country since the 2012 Olympic Games – and they’re pretty hard to beat. … Continue reading

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Pat McQuaid is not the democratic choice

UCI president Pat McQuaid was recently branded a “dictator” and “an embarrassment to cycling” after his decision to allow himself to be nominated for the next term by any country, not just the Irish federation. I can’t help but completely … Continue reading

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Fixtures 4/8/13 – Final day of the World Games and World Aquatic Champs

On the face of it, there isn’t much going on this Sunday. In fact, it’s been a slow weekend for sport. Sure, we saw the start of a new Championship season in the football but, when it comes to truly … Continue reading

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