Category: Sport

Set The Bar High

Taken from The Art of Tennis II: An Exploration of Planet Tennis Click to Learn More! Markéta Vondroušová in her stellar Grand Slam breakthrough, demolishes Anastasia Sevastova on Court Suzanne Lenglen [French Open 2019] to the point of sending her to another court, even another planet. Vondroušová wins so comprehensively,…

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Roger Federer Has Everlasting Batteries

Taken from The Art of Tennis II: An Exploration of Planet Tennis Click to Learn More! If the attempted Sunshine double (Indian Wells and Miami Masters titles) and what preceded it in 2019 has proven anything – already documented time and again over recent years – it is that Roger…

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Open Football Book

Meeting Bruce Grobbelaar on the M6

Thursday, March 8, 2018 M6 Services, Wolverhampton. I am crossing the pedestrian bridge from northbound to southbound, where ten minutes from now, I am going to ask one of the biggest personalities to ever put on a football shirt in the history of the game, whether he will join Matabeleland…

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Johnny Phillips Saturday Afternoon Fever

An Audience with Rafa

On the opening night of the Champions League group stages, in September 2012, as Manchester City were beaten by Real Madrid in the final moments at the Bernabau, thanks to Ronaldo’s late goal, and Real manager Jose Mourinho leapt from the dugout and slid across the turf in one of…

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Jose Mourinho Book | Chapter 1: The Dream is Over

* While Portugal's 1974 Carnation Revolution certainly broadened Mourinho’s horizons, the family, as a whole, were to suffer somewhat and Félix [his Father] even considered uprooting to a club in Spain. For a centre-right family like the Mourinhos, it was a disconcerting period. Mourinho’s mother, Maria dos Santos, a popular…

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