SERGIOS RAMOS OUT WITH CALF INJURY:NO SALAH REUNION

A calf injury has put paid to the much anticipated showdown between Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah. The two clubs met in the UEFA Champions League Final 2018 in Kiev, with Ramos being accused of being excessively rough on the Egyptian causing a shoulder injury in the opening stages ofContinue reading “SERGIOS RAMOS OUT WITH CALF INJURY:NO SALAH REUNION”

THANASI KOKKINAKIS LOSES HIS “COOL” AT MIAMI OPEN

Thanasi KOKKINAKIS went hot with anger after being told by a match official that the ball boys on hand are not allowed to hold umbrellas for him to shield him from the sun. This happened earlier in the week during his first round match with Japan’s Shintaro Mochizuki. The Australian labeled it a stupid rule.Continue reading “THANASI KOKKINAKIS LOSES HIS “COOL” AT MIAMI OPEN”

SON HEUNG-MIN INJURY ABSENCE FELT IN ZAGREB

One of the most common injuries in high impact sports is the hamstring injury particularly in running,soccer and basketball. Son HEUNG-MIN who is Spurs’ most valuable player beside Kane went down clutching the back of his leg in last weekend’s north London derby against Arsenal. The word string does not aptly describe this part ofContinue reading “SON HEUNG-MIN INJURY ABSENCE FELT IN ZAGREB”

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF DEFENDING A PENALTY KICK SUCCESSFULLY

I consider a spot kick award as half a goal. When a referee judges a foul to be severe enough for a penalty usually it means its accompanied by a yellow or a red card.This is a bone of contention among soccer pundits. Is not not a double whammy on the offending player?Like being punishedContinue reading “HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF DEFENDING A PENALTY KICK SUCCESSFULLY”

BEST PLAYERS NEVER TO HAVE WON THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Europe’s premier club competition is reaching the business end of what is a busy group stage with matches being played almost every week. It is every player’s dream to lift that “big trophy with the big ears”. Today I focus on those world class players that somehow did not manage to win the UEFA championsContinue reading “BEST PLAYERS NEVER TO HAVE WON THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE”

WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND DURING AND AFTER THE BIG GAME

Diet is important for an athlete’s mental and physical well being. Eating right can be the difference between producing a superb performance and being booed out by the fans.Today I take you through what you need to take in before the game to our stamina and if you are the naughty athlete type, to recoverContinue reading “WHAT TO EAT BEFORE AND DURING AND AFTER THE BIG GAME”

How sports matches are fixed from the master

Match fixing is a cancer that has affected sports for a long time. Today I take a closer look at how it happens,why it happens and what administrators can do to curb it. I focus on how one Wilson Raj Perumal did it in his own words. According to Perumal,he targeted players from little knownContinue reading “How sports matches are fixed from the master”