Let the Games begin
And so to the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Rio, Brazil, 2016. The biggest sporting spectacle there is, the pinnacle of achievement for athletes in many sports, these games will be watched by approximately half of Planet Earth. 11,178 athletes from 205 countries will compete in 306 events across 42 different sports. It is sporting endeavour on a truly global scale. I am in a privileged position. I have had the opportunity and good fortune to be working with seven Team GB memb
what’s gone wrong at Chelsea?
What’s happening at Chelsea FC just now is absolutely fascinating (unless you are a Chelsea fan, in which case its probably pretty depressing). From the heights of having been last season’s Premier League champions, they have since experienced a dramatic drop in form, with them currently experiencing their worst ever start to a Premier League season. They have already lost five games, which is two more than they did the whole of last season. It is the worst series of results
what to do with failure
I have to confess to feeling a little sorry for the England football team. In the final analysis, they have already fallen well short of the standard required by a team to progress deep into a major tournament like the World Cup. The players, manager, and wider English game is now, and will continue to be, subject to a long and drawn out period of scrutiny, brow beating, over analysis, and general level of negativity. I guess, with the amount of money they all earn, this c