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  • Viva Las Vegas vs the Winnipeg Whiteout: Why these NHL Playoffs are bonkers

    Playoff passions ignite The puck’s just dropped on the NHL Playoffs and hockey fever’s gone global. Here we take a look at the mind-blowing stories of these two Western Conference finalists vying for Stanley Cup immortality. Duel of underdogs One team has reached its first Conference playoff final in its 46 year history, the other

  • Nimble Norman, victorious Velikaya, and other stories you may have missed

    Nimble Norman back in the spotlight Michael Norman is at it again. Just two months after breaking the world indoor 400m record, the 20-year-old has set tongues wagging once more with another stunning performance, this time over his favoured 200m. The world under-20 champion ran the distance in 19.84 seconds at the Pac-12 Championships, an

  • World Cup
    Who will we say goodbye to at the World Cup?

    We must pray to the god(s) of football that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have another four year cycle left in them. The stomach sinking thought of neither of them appearing at Qatar 2022 is too much for us to handle. And just underlines how special they are. But we have to accept that for

  • Olympic champions impress with world leads at Shanghai Diamond league

    Seven world leads and six meeting records were the highlights of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in wet Shanghai. Brianna McNeal, Caterine Ibarguen, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Renaud Lavillenie were the dominant Olympic champions in Saturday’s meeting. While favourites Justin Gatlin, Andre De Grasse, and Aries Merritt were way off the pace. McNeal back on top

  • Five things to watch in the NBA Conference Finals

    And then there were four. Only the Houston Rockets can stop defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors claiming their fourth consecutive Western Conference title. It’s a similar story in the East with the Boston Celtics trying to deny the Cleveland Cavaliers a ‘four-peat’ of conference crowns. There are storylines galore in the series deciding this

  • Sports Guide: Five Things To Look Out For This Weekend

    If you’re not playing sport this weekend, there is little excuse to not be watching it! From boxing to triathlon there is world class action on offer from around the world to suit all tastes. Here are the top five things you won’t want to miss out on: LOMACHENKO WANTS THIRD WEIGHT WORLD CROWN This

  • Carl Lewis
    Carl Lewis pushing for athletics shake-up

    Nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis believes athletics can be transformed into the sport of the future. And the track and field star, now part of the coaching staff at the University of Houston, is taking a personal interest. “I recruit, and every single athlete (I speak to) says I want to go to the Olympics. I

  • Road to Tokyo 2020 Begins: Five things to look out for at WTS Yokohama

    This weekend’s WTS Yokohama is the third stop on the 2018 World Triathlon Series and will officially mark the beginning of the two-year qualifying process for Tokyo 2020. There is always a buzz around the prestigious Olympic-distance event, but this year’s competition has an added edge with Olympic Ranking points on offer. So without further

  • Stephanie Labbe to continue fight for female inclusion

    Stephanie Labbe and football in Canada have found themselves in something of a unique and controversial situation. Following a successful trial, the Canadian goalkeeper was named in the Canadian Foothills FC men’s football team. However the Premier Development League barred her from playing because of her gender. Since then story has captured the world’s attention,

  • Shaunae Miller-Uibo just wants to have fun

    A smile is never far from Shaunae Miller-Uibo‘s lips. But in two years time, she will have to get down to the serious business on the track at Tokyo 2020. The Bahamian sprinter is the defending 400m Olympic champion after that dive across the finish line for gold in Rio. For now, the 24-year-old wants