Few sensations are more soothing than the reassuring feel of a mild breeze on the back and the sound of tyres caressing a bicycle path as it meanders through the outskirts of beautiful Copenhagen.
Before t […]
Umar Choudhry wrote a new post, ‘We had this look in our eyes like this is our day’, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
“You’ve got to believe in yourself because if you don’t believe it’s going to happen and you don’t make it happen, it won’t.”
Nicola White is recalling the advice her mother gave her long before she won […]
Umar Choudhry wrote a new post, Review – The Wenger Revolution (Twenty Years Of Arsenal), on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
In September 1996 a Frenchman, so little known in English football that fans asked ‘Arsene Who?’, walked into Arsenal.
In his subsequent 20 years as manager, he transformed the club from ‘Boring Arsenal’ to a […]
Nothing in the fight world is more endearing than the lifer who has toiled in the shadows, dreaming of that one shot at greatness.
Britain’s Brad Pickett gets his ‘Rocky’ moment next month when he faces […]
Not a day passes where Clarke Carlisle does not think about 22 December 2014. On that wet, gloomy morning he stepped in front of a lorry travelling at around 60mph on the A64 in North Yorkshire.
Having been […]
According to Uefa B licence coach Rajab Noor, one of English football’s perennial thorny issues has a simple solution.
“We need more players playing and more coaches coaching,” he says when discussing why more […]
How to stay awake between a busy shift at work and Conor McGregor v Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on TV in the early hours of Sunday morning?
Luckily, two friends had a solution – playing Top Golf.
The thought of […]
Umar Choudhry wrote a new post, Iacono flies high to win Red Bull Street Style final, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 4 months ago
For many people, football’s international break is a chance to catch up on missed shows such as The Walking Dead or Eastenders. For others like myself it was a chance to delve into a new sport.
After coming ac […]
Umar Choudhry wrote a new post, ‘I’m certainly not going to call for Wenger to go’, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 4 months ago
Ranked amongst the top 10 stand-ups in Britain by The Independent, comedian Ian Stone has flourished to become one of the most talented topical acts in the country.
Currently presenting ‘The Football’s On’ for […]
There are some interviews when you really have to strain to get some reluctant sporting character to say anything even vaguely interesting or unanticipated.
Marcel Hodge, with his easy-going attitude […]
“Growing up in Brixton was hard. You had to be tough or you would get walked over.”
When boxer Isaac Chamberlain talks about his upbringing, there is menace in his words. After all, Chamberlain is a born […]
Many youngsters grow up dreaming of becoming professional footballers, but for every one that makes the grade, there are so many that fail to fulfil their potential and drift into obscurity. We’ve all heard that […]
Glued to my sofa on a drab Tuesday night, having earlier consumed a kebab, I wasn’t necessarily in the market to try out a new sport.
However, my table tennis fanatic friend Junaid worked hard to convince […]
Chris Millar was the golden boy once but, as he enters the latter stages of his professional career, he is becoming more like the olden boy.
At the age of 33, the St Johnstone midfielder is no longer a man in […]
It has been a while since Ilyaz Mamadaliyev set foot in the derelict warehouse in Dayton, Ohio, where he trained for many years.
Back then, he was a boy dreaming of MMA stardom. Now he is a promising young […]
A day with Amar Kayani is a day like no other. A morning of ‘light’ training, with pad and bag work supplemented by skipping and hundreds of press-ups, is a distinct reminder of how boxing is steeped in hard work […]
As Paul ‘Silky’ Jones, discusses his life, there are times when the former WBO light-middleweight champion cannot help but shake his head and smile as he reflects on its many highs and lows.
A British box […]