Category Archives: 2012

Boxing:Ring Magazine Ratings

The Ring magazine is widely regarded as the greatest authority on the sport of boxing.  In these days of many different bodies awarding world titles it can be difficult to know who actually is the best at each weight. The … Continue reading

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Rugby Union:Six Nations Championship

The rugby world cup in the autumn had certainly caused a fair amount of  upheaval in the following months and raised intriguing questions about the Six Nations. England’s shambolic efforts had led to a complete overhaul in the coaching staff, … Continue reading

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Football:African Nations Cup 2012

Every so often an event occurs in sport where it feels that fate has decided the outcome. This was how it felt watching the final of the African Cup of Nations football tournament. In 1993 a plane carrying the Zambian … Continue reading

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American Football Play-Offs 2012

The wild-card weekend went pretty much according to script with the home teams winning all four games. The one surprise was in Denver where the Broncos beat last year’s Superbowl losers the Pittsburgh Steelers. This was another game to add … Continue reading

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Women’s Champions Trophy Hockey

The British women reached the final of the Champions Trophy hockey tournament for the first time in history. The Champions Trophy is an annual tournament for the top nations in the sport and is the most important event outside the … Continue reading

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Australian Open Tennis

Novak Djokovic retained his title as he won his third Australian Open after an epic five set match against Rafael Nadal. The match lasted six hours, including a short rain delay. Djokovic had looked likely to win much earlier but … Continue reading

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