Fun Facts and Features from the World of Sport

Farewell Mitchell

• Posted in Australia / Cricket • By JoeBaker

Mitchell Johnson has now retired from all forms of international cricket. Read why he was one of Australia's finest fast-bowlers. 

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A winning example

• Posted in • By JosephBaker

Read about what young sportsmen and women can learn from the new three-time World Formula 1 Champion Lewis Hamilton. 

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The Triple World Champions

• Posted in New Zealand / Rugby Union • By JosephBaker

New Zealand have just become the first side to retain the Rugby World Cup and the first to win it three times. Read about the 5 main reasons for their incredible success. 

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Southern Hemisphere Showcase

• Posted in Australia / Gap Year • By JosephBaker

Find out why the 2015 NRL final showed that Australia is the best place to play rugby league. 

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21st Century Shockers

• Posted in Misc. • By JosephBaker

After England's shock early exit from the 2015 Rugby World Cup, read about some of the other major sporting shocks to date since the turn of the century. 

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New environment, greater challenge

• Posted in Cricket • By JosephBaker

Read about the challenges facing England's cricketers in the UAE against Pakistan and why they mean you should play cricket abroad. 

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Theirs for the taking

• Posted in Misc. / Tennis • By JoeBaker

Great Britain are one win away from doing something that no British team has done since 1936 - winning the coveted Davis Cup. Find out about their terrific efforts to date and their chances of re-writing history. 

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Nothing like New Zealand

• Posted in Gap Year / Misc. / New Zealand • By JoeBaker

Read why New Zealand is one of the best places in the world to do a sports gap year. 

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