Armstrong is set to be stripped of his record breaking seven Tour de France titles [image: Washington Post]
By Mark Bradford On Friday, August 24th, 2012

Armstrong Ends Fight Against USADA

Seven-time Tour de france winner Lance Armstrong has relented his fight against the US anti-doping agency (USADA), citing his weariness from the investigation, which he labelled a ‘pitiful charade’. The More...

Norwich and Swansea were last season's surprise packages but tougher times lie ahead for both teams
By Mark Bradford On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Premier League: Season Preview Part III

The final part of LS Media’s Premier League season preview starts with a trip to Craven Cottage as we take a look at Fulham’s prospects this campaign… Fulham Last season’s finish: 9th Dembele’s form More...

De Rossi and Lescott challenge for the ball during the 2nd half
By Mark Bradford On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

England 2-1 Italy: Jagielka & Defoe Score to Seal England Comeback in Bern

Roy Hodgson took the opportunity to test out some of his fringe players before September’s World Cup qualifiers, choosing to play Everton’s Euro benchwarmers Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka in a team that More...

Manchester City, champions
By Mark Bradford On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Premier League: Season Preview Part II

As LSMedia’s Premier League season preview continues, where better to start than with the reigning champions… Manchester City Last season’s finish: 1st City start this season’s league campaign as the champions More...

Liverpool 'tripled' their Merseyside rivals last season but Everton finished higher in the league table. Both sides will relish the opportunity to lock horns this season
By Mark Bradford On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Premier League: Season Preview Part I

Barely three months have passed since the 20th season of Premier League football was drawn to a close in spectacular fashion by Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and his unforgettable 94th minute title winning stroke More...

Carlos Tevez looked in good shape, scoring a superb goal to put City ahead
By Mark Bradford On Sunday, August 12th, 2012

F.A. Community Shield: Chelsea 2-3 Manchester City

An authoritative 2nd half performance saw Manchester City clinch their first Community Shield win since 1972 with a 3-2 victory over Chelsea at Villa Park. Carlos Tevez looked in good shape, scoring a superb goal More...

Peralta's early opener set Mexico on their way to a well-deserved surprise victory
By Mark Bradford On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

London 2012 Football: Mexico’s Shock Gold Concludes Successful Tournament

Two goals from Oribe Peralta secured a historic win for Mexican football as they survived a late scare to secure their first Olympic football gold courtesy of a 2-1 win over Brazil at Wembley. Peralta’s early More...

The tournament is being treated as a crucial learning experience for young starts such as Santos' Neymar, as Brazil look to win their first World Cup since 2002 on home soil in 2014
By Mark Bradford On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

London 2012 Football Semi-Finals: Mexico and Brazil Through to Final

Mexico and Brazil will contest the gold medal final of the men’s Olympic football tournament after condemning Japan and South Korea to the bronze medal play-off respectively. Mexico will hope to carry the momentum More...

Sinclair celebrates Canada's crucial second goal
By Mark Bradford On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

London 2012 Women’s Football Quarter-Finals: Team GB eliminated by Canada

Great Britain’s women exited the Olympic football tournament with a whimper after John Herdman’s Canada team produced an assured performance to coast to a 2-0 victory at the City of Coventry Stadium. Team GB More...

Wiggins TT
By Mark Bradford On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

London 2012 Cycling – Road Time Trial: Wiggins Wins Gold To Break Olympic Medal Record

A powerful time trial from Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins sealed Great Britain’s second gold medal of the games, a significant milestone for the mod from Kilburn as he overtakes Sir Steve Redgrave to become More...