Euro 2022

UEFA, the governing body for European football, has recently announced that it will be doubling the prize money for the upcoming Women’s EURO 2022 Football Championship. The decision was approved at a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau, in which a new distribution model among the 16 qualified teams was also […]

San Diego Legion to play out of Las Vegas for the 2021 MLR Season

The San Diego Legion will play out of Las Vegas for the 2021 MLR (Major League Rugby) season. This is because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Southern California. Las Vegas; new temporary home of San Diego Legion A message from the San Diego Legion… Thank you to all San Diego Legion fans […]

Novak Djokovic US Open
Aldo Ostreicher - Jan 21, 2021

This week we witnessed continued unfair criticism of Novak Djokovic. Another chapter full of nonsense from those who like to criticize everything Djokovic says or does. It seems they are waiting for World #1 to do something to seize their moment and keep vilifying Djokovic. This time, the Australian Open quarantine conditions were the trigger […]

Andy Murray in action ahead of the ATP Cologne Indoors
Fraser Learmonth - Jan 14, 2021

It’s fair to say that the coronavirus had an immense impact on the sporting world in 2020, with leagues and events across every sport being cancelled, postponed or altered to some degree. And whilst we may have left 2020 behind, the virus continues to affect sports in numerous ways. For the fans, it has meant […]

Nurein Ahmed - Jan 13, 2021

Some things in tennis will most likely remain unchanged even in these disorientating times. Aryna Sabalenka playing tennis at a breakneck pace, with power and courage, is one of them. The soon-to-be World No.7 sealed a perfect week in the Emirati capital by winning the inaugural WTA Abu Dhabi Open, beating the hopeless Veronika Kudermetova […]

300 Win Club

Baseball is still mourning the loss of one of its all-time greats, Phil Niekro. Not only was he a great person and ambassador for the game, but he was one of its greatest pitchers. He did something only 18 pitchers have ever done, striking out 3,000 or more in his career. But he also did […]

Ryan Schick - Dec 31, 2020

Even with the the rankings freeze due to COVID-19, Milos Raonic and Pablo Carreno Busta stood out for their stellar years, rising 17 and 11 places, respectively. Others, like Gael Monfils and Denis Shapovalov, had up-and-down years due to the break. Let’s move on to recapping five Top 15 players, and all of these men should […]

Ryan Schick - Dec 30, 2020

Not too many players moved into the Top 20 this year, which is understandable considering the rankings freeze. Veterans Roberto Bautista Agut and Stan Wawrinka both fell slightly, but each player had a solid season to prove that they still belong in the top-20 in their 30s. Fabio Fognini struggled throughout 2020, and he will be […]

Aldo Ostreicher - Dec 19, 2020

Some of you may be wondering how Juan Martin Del Potro dealing with his injury. Will he be back in 2021? Well, we have reasons to be optimistic, but there is still big uncertainty about the exact day of his comeback. A Career Stopped by Injuries All tennis players have suffered some injuries during their […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Chase Gage - Dec 15, 2020

Reigning two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed a max extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. The five-year extension worth $228 million is the largest in NBA history. In simpler terms, Antetokounmpo secured the bag. Giannis Antetokounmpo Becomes NBA’s Highest-Paid Player Milwaukee Bucks Secure their Superstar Antetokoumpo signed a five-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth […]

Novak Djokovic at the 2016 Australian Open
Jack Edward - Dec 15, 2020

Against all odds, fans enjoyed live tennis in 2020. Though the year is one to forget, it is worth remembering how lucky we were to witness the scintillating tennis that took place. In tribute, we revisit the top five most entertaining matches of 2020 on the ATP Tour (Grand Slams are governed by the ITF) […]

Gerard Houllier
Nat Goodlad, Editor - Dec 14, 2020

Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier has passed away at the age of 73. The Frenchman spent six years in charge of the Reds from 1998 to 2004, winning the FA Cup, two League Cups, the Charity Shield, the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. He also spent one season in charge of Aston Villa […]

Baseball menorah
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 12, 2020

The Nine Branches of the Baseball Menorah The Hanukkah Menorah Hanukkah is here and the Menorah or the Hanukkiah has been dusted off and put in a place of importance. On each of the eight nights of Hanukkah a new candle is lit by the ninth candle, the Shamash. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of […]

Australian Open qualifying
Ewan West - Dec 2, 2020

The 2021 Australian Open looks set to start on February 8–three weeks later than originally scheduled–the Victorian Government has confirmed. According to ABC News, players are likely to arrive in mid-January and complete their quarantine on January 31. During that time, they will be allowed outside their hotels for five hours a day–to go to […]

Daniel Elahi Galan in action on the ATP Challenger Tour
Damian Kust, Editor - Dec 1, 2020

The penultimate week of the 2020 ATP Challenger Tour has come to an end. The focus was on South America, with clay-court events taking place in Lima and Sao Paolo and it proved to be a week of shocks, with three players reaching maiden finals on the circuit. Here’s a recap of what you might […]

Rafael Nadal in action at the ATP Finals
Martin Keady - Nov 20, 2020

It is rare for there to be a swan song without an audience, but that is exactly what is happening this week at London’s O2 Arena (or simply “the O2,” as it is usually called). As coronavirus restrictions continue to prevent tennis fans from seeing any live action, the final edition of the ATP Finals […]

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Last Word Staff - Nov 20, 2020

The logos donned by football teams represent their history and are riddled with esoteric messages filled with hidden meanings. Many fans remain unaware that the symbol of their favourite team’s crest tells its own story. What does it mean when a particular animal is the highlight of a logo? Similarly, what’s the deal with the […]

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Eddie Davey - Nov 20, 2020

Most golf fans think of mid-June, Father’s Day, when they think of the U.S. Open, few even know the virtually untold story of US Open Qualifying. While the winner accepts the trophy on Sunday afternoon, the true “open” part of the U.S. Open takes place in relative silence at qualifying events held weeks before the […]

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Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Nov 20, 2020

It was announced on December 12th that nineteen-year-old Kaiden Guhle will represent Team Canada as its captain for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The teenager is currently playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League. Guhle was traded to the Oil Kings by the Prince Albert Raiders on the very same […]

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Last Word Staff - Nov 20, 2020

Football s one of the most followed sports on the planet and has billions of loyal fans. While leagues like Serie A are very popular, the biggest draw is arguably the English Premier League. There are many reasons for this – with the fast-paced action and tough tackling being important. The Premier League is also […]

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Matt Jarvis - Nov 20, 2020

Dean Mortlock knows more than a thing or two about the video gaming industry having worked on some of the best known magazines of yesteryear and especially when it comes to all things Sega. Now he decided that the time is right to bring print media Sega goodness back to the fans with the launch […]

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Tom Cunningham, Editor - Nov 20, 2020

Not many fans knew the name Bruno Lage before he stepped foot in the Wolverhampton Wanderers technical area in the summer; nobody really knew what to expect. In all honesty, it all felt a bit ironic that once again, Wolves were turning to the Portuguese to oversee a change in fortune. It all felt a […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Nov 20, 2020

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Matt Lee, Dept Manager - Nov 20, 2020

This summer, the Harry Kane transfer saga was one of the biggest stories with the star Tottenham Hotspur striker eyeing a move away from his boyhood club after their continuous decline since reaching the Champions League final in 2019. Kane, 28, made his intentions clear that he wanted to leave with champions Manchester City heavily […]