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Moneyball and Wallstreet

One of my favourite sporting movies is Moneyball.  Those outside of the US may not have watched it or even heard of this oscar nominated picture. It’s a movie about the adaption of innovative sabermetrics which changed how the game

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Did the RIO Olympics Deliver?

Just finished reading this article on BBC about Rio Olympics 2016: Did the IOC’s gamble pay off or did Brazil fail to deliver? What are your thoughts? I personally feel the Olympics didn’t pay off. Sure there are always stellar

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My review of the Mayweather – Pacquiao fight

I haven’t seen a more technically proficient performance than what Mayweather gave last night. As much as I despise what the man represents, his boxing prowess was about as close as you are going to get to THE perfect boxing performance. Anyone that tells you

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Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: the ultimate guide to boxing’s biggest fight: ABC News

I can’t remember looking forward to a sporting event as much as this upcoming fight on May 2nd. The title speaks for itself. Here is this great article from ABC news. Check out this stunning HBO documentary below about the fight:

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The Telegram

This is a sequel to my earlier post, Trax boy and now ain’t dat a man!. A school friend kindly sent me a telegram after I won at the Australian Schools Athletic championships, admitting I was good enough despite wearing cheap sneakers called ‘trax’. I still

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Posted in Reflections, Sport and Adventure

Few people know what it’s like

You give it all day long and it’s a slog, don’t get paid diddly and it’s bloody 2015! struggling to just make ends meet, you also try to keep your colleagues level headed, just so they don’t leave us, sometimes they make the

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Tiger Woods back for this years Masters

I’m licking my chops waiting for the Masters to finally arrive on Thursday. I read  this article from the BBC News about Tiger’s comeback woes since his back surgery last year. It made for interesting reading. Then there were the plethora of comments about

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World Golf Tour and Sexual Orientation

I was meandering about the web a week ago trying to find games for my kid. I fell upon a golf program that I thought might be fun, not knowing in 24 hours I would be ‘like’ totally addicted. Wow,

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World Football to trial a TV referral system

I had to shake my head a few times to make sure I wasn’t seeing things. Fifa Boss Sepp Blatter has proposed a TV referral system in World football where by coaches will be allowed “The right in the half,

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Andy Murray’s On-Court Demeanour and Djokovic the Machine

Last night at the quarter finals of the US Open, Andy Murray was defeated quite convincingly by his long time friend and grand slam rival Novak Djokovic. Novak Djokovic or as he is fondly known The Joker is a  hard-hitting

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