Five Famous 0-0 Draws

|

Famous Five: This series looks at a match or event from the world of football which is making the news and draws comparisons with similar players, matches or events from football history. This week, after France astonishingly failed to beat Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier (or even score against them), looks back at five other famous 0-0 […] READ MORE


The Five Finest Performances by Ten Men

|

When France defeated England 3-2 in their friendly match this week, what made the loss particularly painful for England players and fans was that the French had played for nearly the entire second half with ten men, after Raphael Varane was controversially sent off. And yet all true football fans know that the loss of […] READ MORE


A Brief History of the Confederations Cup

|

Where the Confederations Cup is concerned, a brief history is all that is required. Although the tournament has existed in some form or other since 1992, it is only in the last dozen years that it has settled on its current format – as a World Cup warm-up, held in the country that is hosting […] READ MORE


The Ronaldo Years at Inter Milan

|

Widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all-time and an absolute force of nature in front of goal, Ronaldo achieved great success in a storied career. Having represented both Milan clubs as well as both halves of the El Clásico divide, Ronaldo did it all but has a trophy cabinet that does not reflect his immense talent. That can […] READ MORE


Lydia Ko Set To Challenge for Olympic Gold

|

In a historic first, world number one Lydia Ko will compete at the 2016 Olympic Games. In the sport’s return to the games, both men and women will compete at the Barra da Tijuca course in Rio de Janiero. On August 17, many of the top ranked golfers will be on hand, and with Lydia Ko […] READ MORE



A-Z Of Rugby Sevens At The Olympic Games

|

To celebrate the inclusion of Rugby Sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics, World Rugby want to highlight the best attributes of the sport. The A-Z of Rugby Sevens is a fantastic way to learn when, who and why Sevens will be the ‘talk of Rio’ when the tournament kicks off on August 6. 24 Men’s […] READ MORE


Road To Rio: Brazil Rugby Sevens Olympics Squads Named

|

The Brazil Rugby Sevens Squads for the 2016 Rio Olympics were named yesterday in Sao Paulo. The 24 Men and Women are now ready to take on the world and represent Confederação Brasileira de Rugby. The teams selected show that they are not only there to make up numbers, but to contend for Olymic games […] READ MORE



Last Word SC Radio: Copa America Thus Far

|

(June 9, 2016) – Tyler Bailey and Matt Pollard break down all the group stage action so far from Copa America Centenario 2016, including all the wildness of upsets, and the failure of the biggest names to live up to the hype. Smaller but raucous crowds, an unmotivated Brazil, and a south American contingent that’s […] READ MORE