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Winter World Cup Ludicrous

The ludicrous decision by FIFA to award Qatar the rights to host the 2022 World Cup is looking dafter and dafter with every passing FIFA meeting, think-tank or committee charged with making this World Cup happen. It appears to be one problem after another since the Arab state was charged with hosting the largest sporting…

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Gayle’s 215 in Pictures and Graphs

For today’s blog i’ve decided to do something a little different. By now, many writers have had their say on Gayle’s masterful double century against Zimbabwe, so instead of offering more noise to the chorus of praise, I thought I would offer a slightly different look at Gayle’s dominance. Here’s his innings in a series…

Oxford

Spit and Sawdust Football

It’s been well over 5 years since I’ve attended a lower league football game. But today I made the trip to the Kassam Stadium to watch Oxford take on Mansfield in a good old-fashioned relegation six-pointer. Both sides have been languishing in the bottom of League Two, England’s lowest fully professional league, and were desperate…