SportsBooks Blog

Is athletics being written off?

Jul 15 2008

Most of my working life has been linked with the sport of athletics. I started writing about it in 1966; I edited, co-owned and was chief executive of a magazine called Athletics Today and now I publish Athletics International, the yearly bible of the sport. I suppose it is my favourite sport, just [ ... ]

It's a load of (tennis) balls

Jul 7 2008

It was by all accounts the greatest Wimbledon men's final ever. I?m not equipped to judge whether that?s true or not. Tennis is not my favourite sport and I?ve tended not to watch finals in the biff bash era of big serves, big muscles and big racquets. In my previous life as a sports reporter I had [ ... ]