Has match-fixing stopped after the BBC – Buzzfeed inquiry?

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Last Tuesday I was kindly invited by Simon Cox and Paul Grant to give my opinion about current situation on match-fixing on the BBC Radio 4 programme File on 4. I was very pleased about the BBC/Buzzfeed inquiry published in January because finally the big media started discussing the match-fixing issue; I honestly thought that, after […] READ MORE


BBC Losing F1 to Channel 4 in the UK: Good or Bad?

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In the last few days it has been rumoured that the BBC will be terminating its Formula One contract early as part of further large scale cutbacks for the public broadcaster. After claims ITV were to pick up where the BBC left off, yesterday it was announced that F1 to Channel 4 would be taking […] READ MORE


The Need for Ex-Players to be Pundits must be Stopped

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When a professional footballer hangs up his boots, he has multiple options. Does he get his coaching badges? Become an after dinner speaker? Will he finally get around to writing that tell-all autobiography about his famous clashes with managers and rival players? Or perhaps consider doing football punditry? Thierry Henry did. It rebranded Gary Neville […] READ MORE


Richie Benaud: Cricket’s Prized Possession

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There are very few in the world who – when they look back – can say they made the most of their life. If ever we wanted to make a dossier of such personalities, Richie Benaud will be the first name to be included. Born on the 6th of October 1930 at Penrith in New […] READ MORE