Gentleman’s game? Keep dreamin’

 ‘Cricket: The Gentleman’s game’. It’s a phrase that is so robustly used by the upper cricketing echelons that those who have not yet witnessed the contest between bat and ball would be forgiven for thinking cricket is an old man’s match, debated instead of contested and located in a local country club rather than on the dustbowls of Hyderabad.

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Pressure to perform: young athletes struggling to cope

The pressure placed upon young athletes to perform has reached dizzying heights, and some future stars are struggling to cope. Sam Alexander reports.

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Rugby League: The Greatest Game Of All?

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‘The greatest game of all’ – it’s a phrase that all those who possess any sort of relationship with rugby league would have heard time and again. But with the game suffering from the effects of entrenched and unresolved issues, does it still retain the lustre to warrant that tag?

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