A Messi freekick, freezing Lyon and a pen – tales of a European sojourn

A pen. Beautiful, granted, but still just a pen. A Cartier: shiny, a little bit heavier than a biro and emblazoned with the Milan club crest. But still just a pen - the opening lines of Andrea Pirlo's autobiography was stuck inside my head as I examined my pen. It wasn't a Cartier. I never looked... Continue Reading →

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Keep playing Rafa, Roger needs you

'@Jaideep_18 Nadal is, unfortunately, going to wrap this up in the next 20 minutes.' - Read the tweet with Roger Federer 2-0 down in the fifth set. The game was wrapped up in the next 20 minutes but it was the Swiss maestro who reigned supreme at the Rod Laver Arena. Roger Federer versus Rafael... Continue Reading →

Winning is great but is it enough?

Finally, Lewis can be the prom queen. What Nico Rosberg did this season requires immense talent, perseverance, and hard work. He made the title his own when everyone stacked their chips on his much decorated colleague/competitor. He defied the odds. He won. Then, he quit. The world was shocked. Tweets of 'Oh Nico, why so soon?'... Continue Reading →

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