Time for the green of SW19


It’s that time of the year again. When your screen is green for two weeks straight, when you rush home from work to cheer on a plucky Scot and channel hop to Sue Barker’s every command. It is, of course, Wimbledon. Down in SW19, life is decidedly unique. Where else will you see umpires strut around in their Ralph Lauren, whilst 25,000 towels are More...

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By Michael Hincks On Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Novak breaks the bank in Monte Carlo & Vettel reigns in Bahrain

  Novak Djokovic overcame the banker that is Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo today, beating the Spaniard 6-2 7-6 (7-1). Having won 46 Monte Carlo matches in a row, Nadal, who has won the title every year since More...

By Liam Curran On Monday, February 11th, 2013

View From The Sidelines: Vital England Win, Rafa’s Return & Super Frank

The England Rugby team took a significant step towards a Six Nations Grand Slam with a 12-6 victory over Ireland in Dublin. The wet weather and freezing conditions meant there were frequent handling errors but England More...

By Michael Hincks On Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Eastern European Duo Seek to Defend Their Titles

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka will be looking to retain their Australian Open titles when play gets under way this Monday. The season’s opening grand slam tournament, which takes place More...

2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
By Danny Stone On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

2012 – The Year of the Olympic Bug

2012: The Year of the Olympic Bug When I was asked to do a review of the year’s sport, I must admit to being a bit sceptical. Yes it’s been a fantastic year for sport in Britain, a golden year even (see what More...

Novak Djokovic
By Michael Hincks On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Djokovic Clinches Final Tour Title Of 2012

Novak Djokovic claimed his second ATP World Tour Finals victory after defeating Roger Federer 7-6 (8-6) 7-5 in the season’s curtain closer at the O2 arena in London. It was a certainly a fitting finale for More...

Murray celebrates his first Grand Slam title and his coach Ivan Lendl says there's plenty more to come from the Briton in the future
By Simon Mulligan On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Andy Murray Wins First Grand Slam in 5-Set Thriller

Andy Murray sealed his first Grand Slam title in dramatic fashion winning 7-6 (12-10) 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 against Novak Djokovic in a five-set thriller in the U.S. Open final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium last night. Murray More...

By Simon Mulligan On Monday, September 10th, 2012

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open after Epic Win Over Azarenka

Serena Williams won her 4th U.S. Open and 15th Grand Slam title yesterday, beating Belarusian Victoria Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5 in an enthralling womens’ final at Ashe Stadium yesterday. It was the first ever More...

By James Muir On Saturday, August 4th, 2012

London 2012: Serena Williams Wins Gold

Serena Williams stunned Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon this afternoon, to take gold for the USA in the women’s singles tennis competition. It is the third Olympic gold for the American, who also claimed the gold More...

By James Muir On Sunday, July 29th, 2012

London 2012: Tennis – Disruption on Day 2, but Murray Through

Wimbledon wouldn’t quite be the same without rain and the inclement British weather caused much disruption on the second day of the tennis competition at SW19. Many matches were delayed, but most have been postponed. More...