With the news of Tiger Woods’ potentially career-ending car crash in recent weeks, Floris de Bruin takes a look at some of the most famous sporting comebacks of all time.
Serena at 39, The End?
Rose Booth looks at whether an all-time great has reached the end of her time in the game. On 26th September, Serena Williams turned 39. Just fifteen days previously, she was playing for a place in what would have been her 11th US Open final. She is an icon: the definition of the Greatest of […]
Serve and Volley: Grand Slams Behind Closed Doors
Print Sport Editor Nick Powell takes a look at the growing debate over whether to hold the remaining tennis Grand Slams of 2020 as Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Dan Evans and Judy Murray were among the many top tennis names to give their opinion on the potential return to play. ‘Selfish’, ‘extreme’, ‘doesn’t […]
Punditry: It’s (Not) A Man’s World
The much-needed inclusion of female pundits in the sports broadcasting scene hasn’t come without controversy. Print lifestyle editor Anna Romanovska looks at this state of sexism in sporting world. My timing of writing this article is rather amusing. I have just overheard a conversation between two men and a woman discussing how women are treated […]
Review of the Australia Open
The Australian Open tournament 2017 symbolised the comeback of the over-30’s, who took centre stage and dominated proceedings. Roger Federer, at the age of 35, won his 18th Grand Slam title against 30-year old Rafael Nadal in a scintillating 5-set thriller. Venus Williams, at the age of 36, became the oldest woman to reach the […]
Jamie White’s French Open Preview
This Sunday sees Roland Garros open its doors once more as the 2016 French Open gets underway. Will Djokovic be able to complete the career grand-slam, or will he fall at the final hurdle once more? And who can stop Serena Williams adding another title to her every expanding list. Let’s take a look at […]