Last Word Staff - Oct 21, 2021

Sports are an excellent way to boost your health and fitness. It allows you to maintain physical fitness and amp up your day like no other. But we often tend to indulge in the same long-drawn sports we have played all our lives. Cricket, badminton, tennis, and football are the most common ones. But did […]

Jordan Hackett, Editor - Jan 19, 2021

It’s January 2021 and as is natural at the turn of the year, horse-racing followers are marking their calendars, each day a day closer to the week. The week of weeks. The Cheltenham Festival. The pinnacle of National Hunt Racing will soon be upon us – almost certainly lacking the famous Cheltenham roar – but […]

Melbourne Cup
Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jan 6, 2021

If there’s a single horse race in Australia that pulls in more crowds and more interest than any other, it’s the Melbourne Cup. This once-simple race has exploded over the decades to become an all-singing, all-dancing carnival affair. The fact is that it’s no longer just a horse race or your run-of-the-mill race meeting. It’s […]

Last Word Staff - Sep 22, 2020

The Melbourne Cup is one of the most prestigious, lucrative and fiercely contested races in the world. A star-studded field lines up at Flemington Racecourse each year to battle it out for glory, and a nation comes to a standstill to watch the drama unfold. Occasionally a red-hot favourite salutes, but the competitive nature of […]

Jovilisi Waqa - May 7, 2017

Vasiti Baleilomaloma maybe young, but she has defied the odds to use sport as a pathway out of hard times, and to secure a scholarship through volleyball

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Jovilisi Waqa - May 5, 2017

She was raised by a single mum. Did she moan? No, instead Mere Serea used that as a tool to drive her to where she is today. Her journey is not over yet, but with God and her mum and family behind her, there are more achievements that are yet to come from this young woman. Remember this young ladies name, as she continues to make a name for herself in the American.

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Jovilisi Waqa - May 3, 2017

She comes from a South Sea Island renowned for their love of sports; specifically sevens rugby. Sevens, the national sport of Fiji, reflects the Islanders love of a contest. Best epitomized when the tiny nation won Gold at the Rio Olympics. The very first for the country, and if there is one thing that identifies […]

Sponsored Post - Oct 4, 2016

An Early Look Ahead to the 2017 Cheltenham Festival With less than six months until the 2017 Cheltenham Festival gets underway, punters will be looking at the ante post markets in a bid to get better odds well in advance. Not for the first time, the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh combination is set to dominate the […]

Logan Helfferich - Aug 26, 2016

After Rory MacDonald’s recent signing with Bellator along with Tyron Woodley’s victory over Robbie Lawler to win the UFC welterweight championship, this main event fight has become a title-eliminator. Stephen Thompson is undoubtedly the top UFC welterweight contender, but after that Condit and Maia are right there. Condit challenged Lawler in his last fight for […]

Jamie Greer - Aug 24, 2016

A lot of very cool moments happened over the weekend in wrestling that didn’t involve The Lesnar Elbow Incident. While it seems to be the only thing people are talking about (followed closely by disdain for the possibility of Brock Lesnar facing Shane McMahon at Royal Rumble or a rather insane obsessive hatred for the […]

Rich Iaconi - Aug 22, 2016

Less than 24 hours removed from being crowned the first ever WWE Universal champion, Finn Bálor was forced to relinquish the title at the beginning of Monday Night RAW due to injury. Amid speculation that he was injured during his match with Seth Rollins, RAW general manager Mick Foley tweeted out confirming rumors that circulated the internet […]

Aaron Wurtzel - Aug 22, 2016

Going into Saturday nights UFC 202 pay-per-view, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone had been tearing it up since making his jump to welterweight. Following his win against Rick “The Horror” Story, it is now decision time–welterweight versus lightweight. The story-line was no different last night, as “Cowboy” broke out the big guns against Rick Story and earned himself […]

Bill Welker - Aug 22, 2016

The majority of talk in the wake of UFC 202 surrounds the five-round war between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. This is true, even though the other four fights on the main card ended in spectacular knockouts. One of which came by the hand of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. His finishing of perennial contender Rick “The […]

Dave Caplice - Aug 22, 2016

The devil is truly in the details, as to why Conor McGregor was victorious on Saturday night.

Kate Cole - Aug 19, 2016

Giles Scott took Olympic Gold in the Finn class in Rio, four years after heartbreak when he missed out on London 2012 to British teammate Sir Ben Ainslie.

Ryan Clark - Aug 19, 2016

MMA Fans will be feasting on the much anticipated UFC 202 event this weekend.  Social media is on fire with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor coverage.  But beyond the bright spotlight of the main event, there are plenty of other great fights on the 202 card.  One such fight will feature Takeya Mizugaki and Cody […]

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Last Word Staff - Aug 19, 2016

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Cody Flavell - Aug 19, 2016

The Valspar Championship was very entertaining for a relatively weaker field. Taylor Moore pulled off his first victory on the PGA Tour. It wasn’t without some drama and late flair from soon-to-be-30-year-old Jordan Spieth. No one moves the needle in golf like Tiger Woods and there may never be another. However, if there is anyone […]

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Last Word Staff - Aug 19, 2016

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Up until this past weekend, it had been a solid start to the 2023 season for Rory McIlroy. Though yet to recapture his late 2022 form that saw him finish in the top 10 of his last 7 events of the year, a win at the Dubai Desert Classic in January and then a second […]

Cody Flavell - Aug 19, 2016

Jordan Spieth put it perfectly Sunday afternoon when talking about Scottie Scheffler in his post-round press conference at TPC Sawgrass. “I honestly hated when people called it a run for me so I don’t want to call it a run for Scottie but he’s playing really well,” Spieth said. He couldn’t have nailed it on […]

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Andy Moore - Aug 19, 2016

12 months in golf is a long time….. Enough to see the game fracture into two sides, in essence becoming a battle between the longstanding PGA Tour v the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf. Unsurprisingly, the biggest dissenters to the new upstart league has come from golf’s leading voice, and the predominantly American-based PGA Tour, but […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 19, 2016

You don’t have to be passionate about Esports competitions or even gaming to understand the sheer size of Esports nowadays. In recent years, gaming tournaments have broken numerous viewership records and there is no sign of stopping when it comes to the growth of this industry.  As a result, because of this growth and popularity, […]

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