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The most fun winter sports

When winter comes we have the opportunity to try new sports. Some of them are challenging and a bit dangerous, but most winter sports are fun and healthy options to take up. If you do love having fun while doing sport and want to know more about what your options are during winter, you are […]

18th January 2021 read full article

Sports Betting | The Impact of COVID-19

The sports betting industry has taken a massive hit due to the effects of COVID-19, which resulted in the cancellation of major sporting events all around the world. This included the postponed Euro 2020 and the Japan Olympics, which were both delayed to 2021. Horse racing continued behind closed doors but the Grand National was […]

14th January 2021 read full article

The 10 greatest Spanish athletes of all time

Spain is well known because of its gastronomy, weather, culture, and… Yes, we know what you are thinking. Sports! Some of the best athletes ever were born in Spain. Sport is really important in Spanish people’s lives and a lot of great sports figures have come out of this country. But who is in that […]

8th January 2021 read full article

The best sports to gain muscle

  Whether you are an athlete or a beginner in the sporting world, you have heard how relevant gaining muscle mass is. Muscle mass is the secret to ensure optimal long-term health. The skeletal muscle is an organ whose principal function is to facilitate movement, joint stability, and structural protection. So let’s see which sports […]

21st December 2020 read full article

What is muscle cramp and how to treat it?

  Have you ever felt your muscle has contracted suddenly and involuntary causing severe pain? If you know what we are talking about you have suffered muscle cramps. But, what is it exactly, what causes it, and how we can treat it? Keep reading to know what to do and how to prevent this uncomfortable […]

17th December 2020 read full article

Relaxation exercises before bedtime

To have a good night’s rest is hugely important for our body and mind. By sleeping, the body is enabled to repair and be ready for the next day. However, sometimes stress, bad sleep habits, pain, consumption of nicotine, caffeine or alcohol, or other causes can lead to sleep disorders. At Pledge Sports we recently […]

27th November 2020 read full article

8 benefits of going vegetarian

There are many health benefits to a vegetarian diet which consist of not eat meat, poultry, or fish, but you may continue to eat eggs and dairy products. People choose a vegetarian diet for many reasons: to be healthier, to avoid hormones used in animal foods, because they have concerns about animal rights or the […]

24th November 2020 read full article

What Are The Odds Of Nadal Taking The Grand Slam Title Record At The Aus 2021 Open?

Credit: Wikimedia Coronavirus had an impact on sports during 2020. Many events were cancelled or rescheduled, putting a block on how players and teams could contribute to the history of their sports.  2021 is a new year and the Australian Open is one of the key events due to take place.  It’ll be a chance […]

21st November 2020 read full article

The best sports to improve your flexibility

Flexibility is more important for our health than we may think. To help you understand that, at Pledge Sports we have decided it is necessary to take a deep look at the benefits of being supple for your body as well as to create a list of better sports to improve your flexibility. Your body […]

18th November 2020 read full article

The most popular sports during the Covid 19 era

  Following the cancellation of sporting events due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many fans have run out of options on what they can do to keep themselves occupied. Most of the event organisers and players are also in limbo as the pandemic continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. In spite of […]

14th November 2020 read full article

5 of the biggest sports marketing trends of 2021

  Innovative packages and Advertising on social Women in Sports eSports Artificial Intelligence  Wearables in Sports Digitalization and globalisation are causing a lot of changes in the sports industry and sports marketing in particular. The result of this is the rise of trends that no expert would have predicted some years ago. For those who […]

12th November 2020 read full article

Padel Sport: Why it is one of the fastest-growing sports

New sports always threaten to break into popularity over traditional sports. Padel tennis is one of those sports and it’s storming over the UK and other parts of the world. Most people have not heard about this sport, with just about 3000 people participating in the competitions as of 2019. However, with famous people such […]

12th November 2020 read full article

Is ‘Haphephobia’ becoming common?

  It’s rare if you have not heard about Haphephobia in the last months. This phobia is caused by the fear of being touched and because of that is being related to the consequences of coronavirus pandemic. Experts and governments have recommended sanitizing our hands frequently and keeping social distance and people are trying to […]

12th November 2020 read full article

5 tips to stay active while working from home

For some people working from home is a dream, while for others it can be boring or demotivating. Whatever your side is, there is a fact: telecommuting can lead to a sedentary life. Most work is done while sitting at the same spot and because you don’t even have to walk to arrive at your […]

5th November 2020 read full article

Why is Padel growing so fast in Spain?

There are more than 1,000 padel clubs, 11,000 courts and it estimated that between 2 to 6 million people in Spain practice Padel. Spain is also currently leading the world in Padel growth economically. With these data, it is not surprising that it has become one of the most popular sports in Spain because of […]

31st October 2020 read full article

Mental Tennis – The tennis specific training method

This month we were lucky enough to catch up with the Fillipo Gioello, the founder of Mental Tennis –  The worlds first tennis specific training method, so of course we were intrigued! As a tennis player I know all about the massively mental demand of the game! How did you get involved in this area […]

28th October 2020 read full article

Benefits of playing basketball

  Basketball is an excellent way to gain strength, coordination, and muscular endurance. This sport is also suitable for any age and fun to play and watch, as you can check at https://betoclock.com/. Take the opportunity to visit that website and find guides, tips, and more. Online or offline that is one of the most popular […]

27th October 2020 read full article

Why the whole world loves El Clásico?

There is no doubt that Football has a massive global reach. It tops the list of most popular sports in the world as millions of people are interested in playing and watching this exciting game. That is why when two great rivals face off, soccer’s fans get really excited. FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF […]

26th October 2020 read full article

Los 10 deportes más populares en España

La importancia del deporte en la cultura española es enorme: se practica, se ve y se promueve con orgullo. Son muchos los deportistas españoles reconocidos internacionalmente, son muchas las personas que incorporan en su día a día la práctica deportiva e incluso son muchos los turistas que vienen a España atraídos por eventos o complejos […]

21st October 2020 read full article

23rd October Newcastle Race Preview

5:00 Heed Your Hunch At Betway Handicap  The opening race of the card is the longest with it being a Class 5 handicap over an extended two miles. Megan Nicholls is booked to take 3lb off the Marjorie Fife trained Mister Universum who would be making only her second flat appearance in over four years […]

20th October 2020 read full article

Most inspirational women in football

Men’s football is enormously popular in the world. Leagues like the Premier League and the Championship are being religiously followed by a huge number of people. Enthusiastic fans of these leagues take it to the next level by actively participating in the matches through sports betting, which has become all the more popular due to […]

6th October 2020 read full article

How to improve sports performance using technologies?

Athletes spend thousands of hours into training every year intending to improve their performance. The training helps to build strength, enhance endurance and skill level which eventually translates into better performance. Recently, technology is helping coaches and athletes to improve their training approach by providing cutting edge movement tracking and analysis tools. One such example […]

26th September 2020 read full article

Newcastle Race Preview

Trainer Archie Watson is expected to make the 600 mile round-trip from Lambourn to Newcastle Races on Friday evening, with an almost unmatchable course record and a horse that once held Classic ambition. While attention is drawn to Newmarket’s Cambridgeshire meeting, Kempton winner Higher Kingdom looks set to be given a low-key chance for redemption, […]

22nd September 2020 read full article

Fans rally to save England Sevens Rugby

Rugby Sevens made a massive comeback at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.  It was rugby’s first outing at a Summer Olympics since 1924 it was by far the most popular ‘new’ sport added in 2016 and got global coverage.  The addition of sevens rugby delighted sevens and rugby union fans alike, and helped sell rugby […]

17th September 2020 read full article

The most extreme ocean sailing races

  Sailing, like running, motorsport or cycling also has its extreme versions, but if anything even more extreme.  While the Tour de France may cover 3,470km — or 2,156 miles,some sailing races cover 40,000 nautical miles! But it’s not just the distance covered, it’s the unexpected.  When dealing with mother nature on the high seas, […]

10th September 2020 read full article

5 natural anti-ageing tips

There is no magic pill to the ageing, it’s inevitable for us all unfortunately.  Skin ageing is a complex biological process, categorised as chronological ageing and photo-aging, and is affected by internal factors and external factors. Billions are spent around the world every year to try combat skin ageing,  but there are some free ways […]

31st August 2020 read full article

Wild card teams that won the super bowl

We’ve seen some amazing underdog stories in sports over the years and team sports are no different.  One such moment was Leicester City the 2016 Premier league, they had started the 201§5/16 season as massive outsiders at 5000/1 favourites.  In the previous season they just made it through Premier League relegation and posed no threat […]

21st August 2020 read full article

Three Football Managers Who Have Never Played the Game Professionally

In elite sport, there is an old adage which suggests that players only tend to respect coaches who have enjoyed tremendous success at the highest level. However, in football, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In recent years, there has been a spate of managers who have taken over at top level clubs despite […]

17th August 2020 read full article

The most controversial tennis players in the mens game

Despite the strict rules and ethic, tennis has produced it’s fair share of rebels through the years.  And despite what critics print about these players they raise the profile of the game and can make for a highly entertaining show! Here’s our pick of the most controversial tennis players in the mens game. Nick Kyrgios […]

14th August 2020 read full article

Getting fit with beach sports

If you’re lucky to live close to a beach then you’re winning!  Fresh air, that tranquility of  watching and listening to waves crash to the shore are just some of the reasons to be smitten.  But there’s a lot more on offer to sports and fitness lovers.  Let’s lot at some of the great ways […]

5th August 2020 read full article

The Most and Least Popular NFL Teams 2020

  With all due respect to the NBA, MLB, NHL, and other leagues and associations, the NFL is the most famous game in the United States. While the other games are incredibly famous and widely followed, none of them compare to the NFL. That is why out of 10, eight of the most-watched events in […]

29th July 2020 read full article

Sports stars investing in eSports

There have been a few big names over the past 5 years who have been linked to investing in eSport.  eSports has been the biggest growth market in sports for the last five years and this has accelerated in 2020.  With every major sporting event either postponed or cancelled because of COVID-19, the sports calendar […]

22nd July 2020 read full article

The most successful race horse trainers

Race horse training is a notoriously tough game, and while the sport of kings may look all glitz and glamour, there are as many failures as successes. There are however a few legends of the industry who seem to have the midas touch. Vincent O’Brien Formerly a very successful jumps trainer, O’Brien decided to focus […]

21st July 2020 read full article

Naomi Osaka Becomes the Highest-Paid Female-Athlete

When Serena Williams won her first Grand Slam, Naomi Osaka was a one-year-old. When she was 20, she beat Williams at the U.S. Open final to bag her first Grand Slam. She has beaten her rival again by becoming the highest paid female athlete in the whole world. In the last twelve months, Osaka earned 37.4 million […]

20th July 2020 read full article

The different running disciplines

Running comes in many forms and while all running is revolved around the same moment (unless you can run on your hands!)  there are different variations.  World Athletics, the sport’s governing body, defines six different running disciplines – road running, race walking, cross country running, mountain running, and trail running. But we are going to […]

15th July 2020 read full article

Different running workouts

Running is one of the easiest and best cardio workouts you can do, and during lockdown it’s also been the most accessible.  We’re going to look at some popular running workouts that anyone can try. Intervals Interval workouts consist of repeated shorter segments of fast running separated by slow jogs or standing recoveries. The interval […]

14th July 2020 read full article

David Beckham Launches an Esports Team

The former soccer star looks to end the chasm between esports and traditional sports with his London esports outfit. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star, David Beckham has launched an esports team in his bid to try and close up the gap between video games and sports. With Esports becoming increasingly popular, many […]

13th July 2020 read full article

Boxing Tech and Innovation that’s Pushing the Pros and Fitness Fanatics Forward

  Boxing is one of the single best sports that you can take up for whole-body fitness, even if you don’t get competitive or spar with another person. However, boxing is notoriously old school, with the methods of former champs, such as those alluded to in the When We Were Kings documentary, being the most […]

8th July 2020 read full article

Funding and costs of Extreme Expeditions

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” Or so wrote Haruki Murakami in his book, ‘What I Talk About When I Talk About Running’. Athletes of all levels are familiar with the pain and suffering the body goes through in order to achieve any given goal. Whether it be your first ever 5k or your final miles […]

7th July 2020 read full article

A history of all star teams

There’s nothing quite like seeing a load of super athletes all on one team, it may not happen that often but when it does, it can raise performances to stratospheric levels and send fans into a frenzy. Over the years there have been a few sports so see such greatness, some star studded teams have […]

2nd July 2020 read full article

How to pick the right bow for archery

We previously covered the oldest sports on our blog and left out one important one.  Archery probably predates all sports and could date back to the Stone Age – around 20,000BC.  Archery has been an important military and hunting skill for over 10,000 years and figures prominently in the mythologies of many cultures.  Fast forward to […]

29th June 2020 read full article

Liverpool end their 30 year Premier League Drought

It’s been a long time coming but certainly not unexpected as Liverpool secure the 2019/20 Premier League title.  Man City loosing 2-1 at Chelsea on 25th June confirmed Liverpool as champions of England for first time in 30 years. The Prelude Liverpool has more Champions League titles than any other British club and their return […]

26th June 2020 read full article

The different cycling sports expained

Every sport has it’s different disciplines, in running you have obstacle course, trail, road, track etc.  In racket sports you have tennis, padel, squash, pickle, badminton.  And in cycling there are the mainstream cycling sports and then some fun niche ones. Road By far the most popular of the cycling disciplines is road cycling.  It’s […]

24th June 2020 read full article

The most extreme motor races on earth

  There are the big races that all sports fans know about, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Nascar, Motocross.  And then there are other races out there that make this lot, look like a walk in the park! Dakar Rally Formerly known as the “Paris–Dakar,” this is a legendary an annual rally organised first in 1978.  […]

19th June 2020 read full article

Athlete Sponsorship Advice

We’ve covered some of these topics before but because it’s such an important aspect of an athletes career, we’re going to expand on a few points on targeting and getting athlete sponsorship. Social Media Puts The Power In Your Hands Since we are more likely to make a purchase from a company that we follow […]

18th June 2020 read full article

Michael Jordan initially preferred adidas over Nike

  Nike is considered one of the biggest and most successful corporations in the entire world. No matter what part of the globe you are in, people have heard about and most likely love the Swoosh. From the wide range of products that they have to offer to their consumers, to the star athletes that […]

17th June 2020 read full article

ÖTILLÖ – The Origin of SwimRun

ÖTILLÖ, which translates to English from Swedish as Island to Island, we heard about it through Jenny and Claire, a female Swimrun team from the Lake District in the UK, they fundraised for the WorldChampionship a few years back on PledgeSports. The race was created as a drunken bet between Anders Malm, his friend Janne […]

16th June 2020 read full article

The most successful Super Rugby Teams

The Super Rugby league is the southern hemisphere equivalent of the Champions Cup in Europe and is regarded as the toughest competition in rugby union. The Super Rugby series runs from February to July every year, (apart from 2020, due to the Corona Virus pandemic).  Every year the top teams from Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, […]

16th June 2020 read full article

Choosing the right running gear

If you’re a runner or about to take running seriously you need to gear up!  There are a number of items to take into consideration from shoes and clothing to wearable technology. Footwear First things first, this is the single most important piece of equipment you need for running, so before you get out there […]

13th June 2020 read full article

The History of Rugby

To the best of our knowledge and after a little research, many believe that rugby was born in 1823 by William Webb Ellis.  However getting fact on the origins of rugby is hard, and this is strange give that this was the 1800’s where things were well documented, another interesting point is that the history […]

9th June 2020 read full article

The highest earning athletes in the world

Like any rich list, this one changes every year as bigger salary contracts and sponsorship deals get negotiated.  One that is very evident from the below is that individual athletes like golfers and tennis players are king when it comes to sponsorship, while football, NBA, NFL and MLB players earn the bulk of earnings through salary […]

3rd June 2020 read full article

Most followed rugby teams

All Blacks The All Blacks are by far the most popular rugby team globally.  New Zealand as a country only has a population of 4.8 million but the team has won the hearts of millions of rugby fans around the world.  New Zealand won the first ever Rugby World Cup in 1987 and also won […]

2nd June 2020 read full article

The most followed rugby clubs globally

A look inside the most popular rugby teams globally, interesting that all five New Zealand Super Rugby teams are on the list which is also heavily dominated by French clubs.  Below are the thirteen most followed rugby clubs around the world: Highlanders – New Zealand The Highlanders (formerly the Otago Highlanders) are based in Dunedin […]

29th May 2020 read full article

Interview with Monobob athlete – Felicity Bee

Felicity Bee is a lifelong athlete, representing Great Britain and Wales internationally throughout school and university.  She has recently moved to completely new discipline – Monobob (solo female in a 130km/h bobsleigh)  Felicity aims compete at the Olympics in Beijing (2022) and Milan (2026).  There no funding for this new event so Felicity is currently […]

27th May 2020 read full article

The different Winter Olympic sports explained

Every four years, the Winter Olympics rolls around and since beginning in 1924 the games have produced some fantastic scenes.  Winter sports are exhilarating to watch and one of the reasons for this is speed!  Most winter sports involve a sled, skis, board or blade, and add these to ice and you get people moving […]

27th May 2020 read full article

The best sports documentaries

The rise of of Netflix, Prime and other online content providers is throwing out some amazing sports documentaries.  Currently showing on Netflix is the Last Dance which could go down as one of the great sports series of them all.  Here are some old and knew sports documentaries that have left the world in awe. […]

25th May 2020 read full article

Great rugby rivalries

Great teams will always bring out the best in each other, and sometimes the worst!  When they do clash fans become as much rivals as the actual teams.  These are some great age old rugby rivals who never cease to excel and entertain. British & Irish Lions Vs Southern Hemisphere The Lions are a team […]

22nd May 2020 read full article

Coronavirus: Plenty Still at Stake as Premier League Prepares for Return to Action

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all the major European football leagues over the past couple of months but, finally, there is room for optimism. The Bundesliga season recently resumed in Germany and the campaigns in Spain’s La Liga and Italy’s Serie A are expected to follow suit over […]

21st May 2020 read full article

The greatest tennis rivalries

Great rivalries can do amazing things – sell a sport globally, drive fan interaction wild and also raise the skill level of the athletes to the next level.  The below rivalries in tennis helped these players raise their game and  dominate tennis during their era. John McEnroe Vs Jimmy Connors The 80’s was the first […]

20th May 2020 read full article

How Artificial Grass Democratised Sports

Since the creation of AstroTurf in the United States in the late 1960’s, artificial grass has made its way across the globe. This now relatively inexpensive product is now installed in urban areas, suburban gardens, school playgrounds, training pitches for Champions League football teams and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta Georgia that cost $1.6 Billion […]

19th May 2020 read full article

Which Sport Is Most Popular In Betting

Sport betting is more popular in the UK than in any other country. Punters can wager online, on mobiles and in kiosks in the streets. This leads to the exchange of millions of pounds between sportsbooks and punters on a daily basis in different types of sports. So, we are looking at the sport that […]

18th May 2020 read full article

5 staying healthy at home tips

The world has changed a lot in 2020, the current and ongoing Corona Virus pandemic means a lot more people are house bound or have access to limited to outdoor exercise, with no end in sight, here are a few tips to staying healthy at home: Exercise Exercise helps boost the immune system and is […]

14th May 2020 read full article

Great modern sports rivalries

Great sporting rivalries through out the years has fuelled fan euphoria and created many super star individual athletes and world beating teams.  Here’s a look and some modern day rivalries that are continuing to be played out. Messi V’s Ronaldo Argentina forward Lionel Messi and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo have brought football to a completely […]

12th May 2020 read full article

Best bonuses to be found online for sports books and fantasy betting  

  The situation with COVID-19 pandemic is slowly easing up, and it seems that the nasty virus is losing its strength. We can expect to see the end of it soon, same as with the measures which limited our normal functioning. Those measures affected the entire world, among other areas, sports as well. We haven’t […]

11th May 2020 read full article

The greatest baseball players of all time

In every sport there is a contested GOAT and in some sports there are uncontested GOATs, in basketball you have Michael Jordan, in Swimming you have Michael Phelps and baseball is also one of those rare sports where there is a unified greatest of all time. Babe Rut Is one such great, he is ranked […]

8th May 2020 read full article

The top international try scorers in rugby

The really glory in most sports goes to the person scoring the points and in the modern game of rugby scoring tries ain’t easy.  The below are rugby legends whose records may take some time to beat. Daisuke Ohata (Japan) – 69 tries 58 caps scoring 69 tries which equates to 345 points!  Flying winger Daisuke Ohata […]

6th May 2020 read full article

Heaviest weights ever lifted

Throughout history there have been many amazing feats of strength, some have been officially recorded while others are the stuff of legend. One such record is from American Paul Anderson, in 1957 he was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records.  The entry stated, “Greatest Lift.  The greatest weight ever raised by a human […]

5th May 2020 read full article

Athletes who became movie stars

Here’s a look at some big screen actors and movie stars, who had very successful previous careers as professional athletes. Dwayne Johnson Dwayne “the Rock ” Johnson came with some serious sports heritage before becoming a movie star.  Most know the Rock as a movie star and WWE superstar, but before all this Johnson was […]

3rd May 2020 read full article

Most popular sports to bet on

In the online and offline world of sports betting, the numbers are massive, with some of the biggest betting conglomerates having hundreds of thousands of customers around the world.  Sports betting makes up about 30 to 40 percent of the global gambling market, which also includes lotteries, casinos, poker and other gaming.  It’s estimated that […]

1st May 2020 read full article

Uncontested GOATS in Sport

The greatest of all time in sport has and will always throw up a heated debates among sports fans, commentators and sports stars alike.  Many sports are contested with two or three names in the mix and we’ll let that debate rage until a definitive great appears. There are however a few unanimous and uncontested […]

29th April 2020 read full article

The top Irish betting sites

Every country has it’s unique sports, in the USA you have American Football, in Australia you have Australian Rules football, and Ireland is no different.  The ancient sports of Gaelic Football and Hurling can be dated back to some of the oldest sports in the world and these two are hugely popular in Ireland. Ireland […]

29th April 2020 read full article

The most important factors to consider when choosing a betting site

Choosing the best betting site can be a tough decision, if you search for betting site you will just see a list of sites and free money offers to sign up, this is to entice you into making a quick decision.  Don’t rush this process as there are a lot of different factors you should […]

27th April 2020 read full article

The Original Dream Team

The term Dream Team gets bandied around a lot from an amateur to professional level,  on a yearly basis some team in some professional league gets referred to as the dream team, and righty so as similar to the GOAT (greatest of all time) this term is not trademarked! The 1992 United States men’s Olympic […]

23rd April 2020 read full article

Sponsorship in eSports

Before the current Coronavirus pandemic eSports was a billion dollar industry, with over $450million in sponsorship rights, coupled with $250million in broadcast rights pumped in to the world of competitive gaming in 2019 alone.   When it comes to viewership in eSports, in 2017, there was a total audience 335 million, in 2018 the total audience […]

20th April 2020 read full article

Lockdown motivation from runner Samantha Harrison

The current Corona Virus pandemic is make daily life arduous at best, many of us are house bound and getting fed up.  With sports clubs and gyms closed getting a physically workout can be hard, and motivation to do it, even harder.  We’ve been reaching out to some athletes on PledgeSports to see how their […]

19th April 2020 read full article

The biggest sponsors in sport

Sponsorship operates across all areas of sport from the mega deals that athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer sign, to huge team endorsement deals down to local team deals.  There are a few brands of there that pump billions into sport every year. The overall global sports sponsorship market is estimated to be valued […]

17th April 2020 read full article

Rugby terminology you need to know

  Ever start watching a new sport and get confused by the rules, rule names and and terms they use?  That’s because every sport has it’s own terminology, just like every country has a language or accent. One such sport that can cause a lot of confusion to new fans is Rugby, the sport has […]

14th April 2020 read full article

A guide to the growth and betting on eSports

With every major sporting event either postponed or cancelled because of COVID-19, the sports calendar has been shredded. Even the eSports events industry has not been left unscathed with the biggest eSports events going online rather than seated venue events.  But eSports will come out of this a winner, with billions of people house bound […]

9th April 2020 read full article

2020 NFL Draft Props: Top 5 Teams Who Gets A Better Selection Spot

Image source With the recent havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the sporting events, especially in the United States, either got postponed or cancelled. In line with this, the sports betting industry has suffered a lot, resulting in a reasonable decline in profits. Not only that, but many bettors are a bit dismayed […]

9th April 2020 read full article

The history of Wimbledon

There are only 3 times that wimbledon hasn’t been played since the championships debut way back in 1877 – In World War 1 Wimbledon wasn’t played in 1915-18, in World War 2 it wasn’t played during the years 1940-1945.  And this year, Wimbledon has been cancelled because of the disastrous Corona Virus Pandemic.  When you […]

8th April 2020 read full article

The most successful MLS teams

The MLS or Major League Soccer is the top tier men’s professional soccer league in the United States and Canada.  The soccer has always played 5th to the traditional and established US sports – Football, basketball, baseball and ice-hockey.  But the new kid on the block is catching up fast!  Over the past 15 years […]

7th April 2020 read full article

Online sports betting in the USA

This subject of legal gambling in the USA has been a grey area for some time now and rather than being illegal, gambling is better phrased as legally restricted. History of sports betting Sports betting was illegal for many years and in 1992 President George H.W. Bush took the legislation one step further.  President Bush […]

6th April 2020 read full article

The Corona Virus toll on full time athletes

As the Corona Virus toll continues we got in touch with Irish athlete Brendan Doyle to see how a full time athlete copes with putting a career he’s worked so hard for on hold. “I hope you and all your loved ones are safe right now, its wild times for sure and it’s incredible how this blew […]

5th April 2020 read full article

Your guide to Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer – MLS is the top tier men’s professional soccer league in the United States and Canada.  The MLS plays 5th to the traditional sports – NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL.  But it’s catching up fast, According to a 2018 Gallup poll, 7% of Americans cited soccer as their favorite sport to […]

3rd April 2020 read full article

The Corona Virus affect on athletes

With the Corona Virus lockdown in place, most of us are reeling from our gym or sports clubs being closed, but how does it feel for full time athletes?  We find out from three athletes who tell us how they get by day to day, seeing light in this dark situation and finding opportunities to […]

3rd April 2020 read full article

Most followed female athletes on social media

Social media has become a very important tool in sport and celebrity, the three main platforms, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter have helped many male and female athletes become massively famous around the planet.  These are the most popular female sports stars on social media.                        […]

2nd April 2020 read full article

The most reliable sports betting sites

To most the the outage of a betting site is a pretty insignificant event, but to some it’s hugely significant.  After suffering its third outage in two weeks, financial trading all Robinhood has some really pissed customers looking for other options, the recent regular outages the mobile asset-trading platform is experiencing recent could have big […]

2nd April 2020 read full article