Oliver Norgrove wrote a new post, The new ‘stability’ and the curious case of Arsene Wenger, on the site Elephant Sport 1 year, 11 months ago
There is a distinct feeling not only that any new deal will be a contract too far for Arsene Wenger, but also – sadly – that he is beginning to resemble a dying relative.
Wenger has become a shell of his former […]
Oliver Norgrove wrote a new post, Fan marginalisation and the rise in amateur football punditry, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years ago
It is commonly – and correctly – argued that the rise of fan punditry in football can be credited with digital advances.
Technological developments have facilitated the entry of non-professional voices into the […]
Oliver Norgrove wrote a new post, Five footballers who went on to strange second careers, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years ago
Former Liverpool and French international striker Djibril Cisse recently announced his retirement from professional football.
The decision, he explained, was in part due to failing to earn a contract at Auxerre […]
It’s understandable that ITV would want to recreate the success of Sky’s A League Of Their Own and the BBC’s long-running A Question Of Sport.
There is clearly a huge appetite for watching sports stars step […]
Competitive cheerleading has been granted provisional status as an Olympic sport by the International Olympic Committee, paving the way for it to be introduced as a demonstration event before potentially becoming […]
In the early hours of Nov 29th, Lamia flight 2933 carrying 77 people, including the Chapecoense football team, crashed a few miles south of Medellin, northern Columbia.
The team were due to play in the final […]
Elephant Sport’s Oliver Norgrove, Shan Gambling and Daniel Racheter visit a UAL women’s volleyball training session to speak to the team’s new coach, Heiner Alzate.
Originally from Colombia, Alzate played […]
Oliver Norgrove wrote a new post, Two fingers to the establishment: Reviewing ‘A Yorkshire Tragedy’, on the site Elephant Sport 2 years, 3 months ago
Award-winning journalist Anthony Clavane is right to have a chip on his shoulder over what he calls ‘a culture of neglect’. Having been raised in Leeds and worked in the capital, he is all too familiar with the […]
The usual names adorn this year’s Ballon d’Or shortlist.
A salad of supremely gifted attacking players from Europe’s top leagues, with regulars such as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in contenti […]