Category Other sports

A very quick post on snooker World Championships and footballing success

It occurred to me that if Mark Selby wins tonight and Leicester City win the title, that the snooker World Champion and the Premier League title winners would hail from the same place. I wondered if it had happened before, and so I had a look. Joe Davis of Whitwell, near Bolsover, in Derbyshire, dominated […]


Pantani: the triumph and the tragedy

Matt Rendell examines the life and death of one of cycling’s most charismatic competitors, Marco Pantani

Levels of the Game - McPhee

Tennis and sports writing at its finest

Tennis brings the best out of sports writers – here are two of the finest examples