All Aboard the Rollercoaster: What it’s Like Being a Team GB Fan

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I was asked the other day how it feels being a Team GB fan. Right now, I have to say it’s amazing and we are on cloud nine. It hasn’t always been this way. As a Brit and a Team GB supporter, follower, and fan, I have been previously used to second best. We would celebrate […] READ MORE


Coast 2 Coast #2 – Olympic Basketball Review and Gold Medal Preview

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Editors Note: Welcome to the first episode of Coast 2 Coast, the brand new basketball podcast right here at Last Word on Sports. As always LWOS is committed to bringing you the very best in sports news, analysis and commentary. In putting together this NBA podcast, we continue to stay committed to our high standards. […] READ MORE




Thiago Braz da Silva Produces Rio 2016’s Magic Moment

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One of the most beautiful moments of Rio 2016 came in the men’s pole vault. Thiago Braz da Silva, representing the host nation, shocked favourite and defending champion Renaud Lavillenie to take an incredible gold medal by clearing 6.03m, an Olympic Record. A night of drama That evening the Estádio Nilton Santos, home of Athletics for these […] READ MORE



WADA report: Russia covered up doping for four years

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A World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) commissioned report has discovered that Russia “directed, controlled and oversaw” manipulation of urine samples provided by its athletes. The report was commissioned after former director of anti-doping Dr Grigory Rodchenkov made allegations of doping. He claimed that at least fifteen Russian medallists in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi were part of the […] READ MORE


Are Rafael Nadal’s best days behind him?

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There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Spain’s leading player going into the Rio Olympics. Will Rafael Nadal rebound successfully following a bout with another career-threatening injury? Can Nadal return to those great heights that catapulted him to the very top of the en’s game? And finally, will Nadal be in great health in one […] READ MORE


Radwanska and Cibulkova Weigh in on the Olympic Games

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The year of 2016 is a special year for many sporting countries around the world as many prepare for the arrival of the Rio Olympic Games. For some tennis players the Olympics isn’t in the forefront of their minds for a number of a reasons, which begs the question of whether this needs to be […] READ MORE


Wozniacki Reflects on Another Early Loss

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One of the constants in life is change. With Caroline Wozniacki she has experienced changes in her personal life, her ranking, and most recently a change of coach. Many argue that to be successful at an individual sport, you have to have a stable, consistent team of voices at your disposal, which Wozniacki hasn’t had […] READ MORE