• Then And Now: Black Sporting Pioneers

    Rachel Roberts  In the second of a 2-part series, Rachel Roberts highlights the careers of trailblazing Black athletes and those who are following in their footsteps in today’s game. Part 2 focuses on American women stamping their mark on history. Grand Slam Champion and A Future Star: Althea Gibson...
  • Things to look out for: England vs. Wales – The Decider

    This Saturday, we will find out who, if anyone, is capable of winning the Grand Slam. Both England and Wales enter week three as undefeated teams, with high aspirations, as the Six Nations Championship, Triple Crown, and Grand Slam are all still up for grabs. With no love lost...
  • Tennis is too tough for its stars

    The ATP’s flagship event rolls into London this November with the preview shows and column inches dominated not by the attendees, but by the absentees. Injuries are par for the course in tennis and in sport, but the ever swelling injury list for the event must be of the...
  • Andy Murray’s Golden Summer

    Earlier this year men’s world number two Andy Murray lost yet another Grand Slam final in the French Open to his chief nemesis Novak Djokovic – this was becoming a familiar feeling for him. Of course there is no shame in losing to a great champion like Djokovic or...
  • Andy Murray: A Shattering End to a Challenging Year

    A humiliating 56 minute 6-0 6-1 annihilation at the hands of Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals last week was hardly the climax to 2014 that Andy Murray would have wanted.  After coming through a gruelling six-week schedule to make it to the O2 Arena, his year...
  • French Open 2014 Preview

    As the tennis season rolls into late May, it can only mean one thing: touchdown in Paris for the French Open on the red dirt of Roland Garros. From this Sunday until June 8th, the world’s finest players will be hitting balls as hard as they can at the...