Tag Archives: commonwealth games

Can Glasgow’s home advantage make a difference for Scotland Sevens at the Commonwealth Games?

There’s a certain Scottish cyclist I’m thinking of. You might have heard of him – he’s an 11-time world champion and happens to be the greatest British Olympian ever with a grand total of six gold medals and a silver. … Continue reading

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How do you make a sport like korfball popular?

There are Olympic sports and there are minority sports. There are also largely UK-specific sports that don’t translate well across the world. Then there are downright obscure sports. Korfball fits squarely into that latter category but it’s a label it’d … Continue reading

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Archive: Sir Roger Bannister’s Miracle Mile

Well-known for being the first man to break the 4-minute mile, Sir Roger Bannister is a rightful legend of British athletics. Yet, few people know that his world record lasted just a month and a half, taken by the man … Continue reading

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