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Los deportes más populares en México

El deporte es una parte muy importante de la cultura mexicana. Los mexicanos ven, practican y se informan sobre deportes muy diversos… ¡Y hoy veremos cuáles son! Aunque tradicionalmente ha habido deportes muy arraigados a la cultura de México como la charrería, la pelota vasca o las corridas de toros, la realidad es que en […]

24th September 2021 read full article

Greatest Gymnasts of all time

Gymnastics has seen it’s fair share of legends over the years, and these amazing athlete shine through even more so every four years at the summer olympics. A world championship in gymnastics never really makes television headlines or breaks box office records, but when it comes to the Olympics, this sport reigns supreme.  Gymnastics has […]

9th September 2021 read full article

Creating a Survival Kit for Traveling or Camping

If you are traveling in unfamiliar territory or hiking out in the wilderness, you should always have on hand a few essential items in case you get lost or are injured and can’t make your way back to a more populated area. Creating a survival kit will give you the bare essentials you will need […]

8th September 2021 read full article

The benefits of a sports massage

The intensity of an athlete’s training, injuries, and ailments are very frequent. This means that athletes often have to introduce visits to a physiotherapist or masseur into their routine. In this sense, sports massages are often a very good option.  But you don’t need to be a professional to relieve pain from physical exercise, to […]

3rd September 2021 read full article

British Fighters Dominate The Heavyweight Scene

When it comes to the world of heavyweight boxing, it has often been the preserve of American fighters and with many a legend being based stateside, European based pugilists have often played second fiddle. That was until the rise of the infamous Klitschko brothers and with the Ukrainian pair carving up the heavyweight division between […]

1st September 2021 read full article

Champions League 2021/22 Odds and Most Likely Teams to Win

Image Credit.  As we kick off a brand-new season of football, fans will be anticipating the return of Europe’s most-watched club level competition, the UEFA Champions League. With that said, sportsbooks have released the latest odds. Let’s take a close look at this year’s Champions League odds and the squads that are most expected to […]

1st September 2021 read full article

A Beginner’s Guide to Horse Racing

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “what is a hurdle race” or “who is a jockey,” it’s time you improved your knowledge of horse racing. It’s one of the oldest sports in the world. Yet, it doesn’t always get the respected it deserves. That’s probably because horse racing isn’t available everywhere in the world. Or […]

26th August 2021 read full article

Basketball| Best League and Players Outside the NBA

The Best Basketball Leagues and Players Outside of America The Tokyo Olympic Games were once again a reminder that basketball is a global game and the NBA does not own the monopoly on the court. Yes, it remains the best league in the world by some distance and is the league that players from all […]

26th August 2021 read full article

The most decorated Olympians of all time

The Olympic Games is the the most sporting event on the planet are the most important event where any sportsperson can compete.  Tokyo 2020 is giving us incredible moments and we are witnessing great athletes such as Simone Biles, Karsten Warholm, Katie Ledecky, or Caleb Dressel.  But today we want to look back and remember […]

5th August 2021 read full article

Olympic Refugee Team Aiming for the First-Ever Medal

The Olympic Refugee Team will participate in the Tokyo Olympic Games this year. It’s going to be the second Olympics for the team made up of athletes who had to flee their native countries for reasons like war, poverty, or discrimination. In Tokyo, the team will compete under the Olympic flag and will enter the […]

19th July 2021 read full article

The most popular teams around the world

  Have you ever think about what the most popular teams around the world are? Popularity can be determined by many factors. However, in today’s world, we all know that social media plays a big role in it. So we have focused on most followed clubs to elaborate a top ten counting Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, […]

3rd July 2021 read full article

Why the Future of Sports Betting is Online

Las Vegas casinos make big money. The Las Vegas Sands Corporation which owns the Venetian and the Palazzo took in nearly $14 billion in 2019 and this would include slot machines, table games, and sports betting. However, 2020 was a different story. When the pandemic hit, casinos and sportsbooks were forced to close. This led […]

17th June 2021 read full article

Online Fundraising Best Practices for Your Non-Profit

Non-profits have embraced the digital age with force in recent years to make fundraising easier and more convenient than ever before. Innovations in technology have made the process of spreading the word about different causes much simpler, from email marketing and ‘donate now’ buttons to social media channels. But there are still best practices you […]

15th June 2021 read full article

5 Fascinating Facts About the European Championships

Image Source Wembley will host the final of this year’s Euro 2020 tournament, the first time a major international final has been held in England since 1996. Euro 2020 will be very different to Euro 96 though, with games spread across Europe rather than elsewhere in the UK. Also, it takes place in 2021, having […]

11th June 2021 read full article

Can CBD help Athletes?

Have you heard about CBD? Are you an athlete and are considering using it? Numerous CBD products have been launched in recent years. But why is it? What are the benefits of CBD? If you are thinking of trying CBD or want to know what is this component everybody is talking about… This is the […]

2nd June 2021 read full article

4 Athletes to Watch at the 2022 Winter Olympics

With under a year to go until the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, bookies have already identified the favourites in most of the events. The Beijing Olympics will certainly be a blast. After a year of uncertainty because of the pandemic, the Olympics are back on schedule and will hopefully arrive with no restrictions for fans. […]

17th May 2021 read full article

Top 5 GB Athletes to Keep an Eye Out for at the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are just around the corner, a year after they were originally scheduled to go ahead. For some athletes, it will have been an unwanted delay whilst for others it may have provided the opportunity for extra preparation. The following article will take a look at five GB talents to keep an […]

13th May 2021 read full article

9 Reasons Why Golf Gained Popularity During The Pandemic

The golf industry is said to be worth USD$85 billion, based on estimates from the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. In the past few years before the pandemic, it showed a slight decline in popularity, owing to various factors.   In the months following the worst lockdowns in the United States, however, more Americans have returned […]

7th May 2021 read full article

5 Common Mistakes Made by Tennis Players

Image source Tennis is a game of fine margins and mistakes, so much so that points, games, sets, and even entire matches can be lost because of them. What’s frustrating is that it can also be very hard to know exactly where things are going wrong if you do find yourself producing error after error. […]

6th May 2021 read full article

Tips to keep motivated in your training

We recently wrote a blog post focus on how to take up a workout routine to be ready for summer 2021. This could be an amazing starting point to stay motivated for a lot of people, but today we want to share some tips for those who have trouble sticking to a fitness routine, who […]

27th April 2021 read full article

What To Expect From The Euro Championships

Photo Credit Who’s Competing? Twenty-four teams are competing in the tournament, but they won’t all have a realistic shot at lifting the trophy come July 11. Finland and North Macedonia have never competed in the finals before, so for those two, just being there is a reason to celebrate. But there’ll be some teams with […]

22nd April 2021 read full article

Sports You’ll Have to Travel to Experience

Photo credit – Unsplash Worldwide, only a handful of sports receive media attention. Football, cricket, rugby, Formula One racing, tennis, and golf all regularly pass international boundaries and include athletes from all corners of the world. Even so, each region has its own local sporting variation that’s likely been around for centuries. Sports like dragon […]

19th April 2021 read full article

The Highest Sport Betting Wins Throughout The History

Many people consider betting, and gambling as the way to lose money, and time. Others see an opportunity to become wealthy. There are also people who can predict and do enough research to win substantial amounts of money. It is different from playing in casinos, because there is not only the influence of luck, but also […]

16th April 2021 read full article

Ronda Rousey: The Pioneer for Women’s MMA

Perceptions of women in sport have come on leaps and bounds over the past few decades. Nowadays, some of the sports industry’s most well-known names are female athletes. The likes of Alex Morgan, Maria Sharapova, Nikki Bella, and Serena Williams have put women’s sport on the map. While each of the above names’ contributions to […]

7th April 2021 read full article

Tips to get in shape for summertime

We have a few months left to summer 2021. So if you are thinking that you would love to be in shape when the moment comes, we have good news. It’s the perfect time to start a summer workout routine.  And luckily we have we have some great tips to get that beach body ready […]

6th April 2021 read full article

What is ‘Realfooding’ and why is it important for your health?

There is a social movement increasing its importance and visibility in Spain. It’s called ‘Realfooding’ and its success lies in the fact that it is based just on following a healthy diet and, in the meantime, uncover the economic interests behind the food industry to understand why certain products are bad for our health and […]

15th March 2021 read full article

The importance of proteins for athletes

Protein is really important for everybody’s diet. We all need to ingest this macronutrient because it is involved in many biological processes. However, if you are related to the sport you know high protein diets are popular among athletes. But why is this? Is it so important as we normally hear? The quick answer is […]

3rd March 2021 read full article

The Importance of Casinos as Sponsors to Sports

It’s not a surprise that sports have become a huge part of the gambling industry. This has been the case for quite some time now as they pretty much go hand-in-hand and it isn’t strange for the two to be combined in the same category. Nowadays, when you go online you can find both independent […]

25th February 2021 read full article

Draftkings vs Fanduel: Our Expert Sportsbook Comparison

  DraftKings vs FanDuel is a debated topic in the US sports betting community, and today we will discuss which bookmaker is the better choice. DraftKings vs FanDuel showdown: category by category Welcome Bonus – FanDuel Wins FanDuel offers new customers a risk-free wager up to $1,000, while DraftKings provides a 20% deposit bonus up […]

9th February 2021 read full article

Is online betting legal in California?

Since the PASPA overturning, many states introduced legal online betting legislations, but surprisingly, California wasn’t one of them. Many people are curious why that is and, in this article, we will review everything we know about the topic. They have many sports teams, and punters would happily place bets on them if that is allowed.  […]

9th February 2021 read full article

Why exercise rest days are important

We have talked before about the benefits of doing exercise for your body and mind, but there is something that you should know: We also need rest days. Some people could think that the more they exercise, the faster they achieve their goals. However, more is not always better. In fact, rest days are an […]

5th February 2021 read full article

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

Liverpool To Strengthen Their Defence After Injury To Virgil van Dijk

  The sporting world was in shock this past weekend after Virgil van Dijk hobbled off the pitch during the Merseyside derby. The Dutchman has been the most important player for Liverpool over the past two seasons, but will now be out for the remainder of this season. Van Dijk will be an impossible player […]

22nd 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