Sport / 22/09/2020 Interviewing UEA Hockey Men’s President Owen Hooper

Hi Owen, there may be a few readers that are unaware of the recent achievements of UEA Men’s Hockey, could you sum it up for them? Yeah absolutely, we have had quite a good few years now. So, last season we had our men’s 1s promoted to the highest league they have been in for...

Sport / 22/09/2020 Image rights? More like image wrongs!

In the last year, the number of tax probes launched by HMRC into professional footballers has almost trebled. In an industry that often comes under scrutiny for the almost unbelievable wages that are paid to the sport’s top stars, this is a most unwelcome development. Further doubt will now inevitably be cast over the honesty...

Sport / 22/09/2020 Why Rugby Sevens players may no longer be dressed to the nines

The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial concern for the vast majority of us and many of the sports we love were badly hit. Clubs have had to adjust their strategies going forward, with their far less transfer activity than before, particularly of big names. However, most of us tend to expect the players themselves to...

#BLM, Sport / 22/09/2020 Increasing minority representation in cricket

The one-off Bob Willis Trophy recently got underway and is providing excitement to cricket fans across the country, who are very glad that the county game has finally resumed. The competition has so far been heralded as a major success, yet there are fewer than 10 Black cricketers born or raised in the UK taking...

Sport / 22/09/2020 Women’s football has been left behind for too long

It was revealed recently that the England women’s and men’s football teams had received equal pay since January 2020. They join Brazil, Australia, Finland, New Zealand, and Norway as the only nations to do so. Though the women’s and men’s teams both achieved semi-finals football in their most recent World Cup campaigns, the Women’s World...

Sport / 22/09/2020 UEA Ice Hockey won’t stop!

When you think of ice hockey, you think of big men and a violent sport: Your first thought isn’t necessarily a 5ft 2 girl battling it out with people of all shapes and sizes on sharp metal blades with big sticks. The surprise on people’s faces when I tell them that ice hockey is the...

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Image rights? More like image wrongs!

In the last year, the number of tax probes launched by HMRC into professional footballers has almost trebled. In an industry that often comes under scrutiny for the almost unbelievable wages that are paid to the sport’s top stars, this is a most unwelcome development. Further doubt will now inevitably be cast over the honesty…


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