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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

Biggest annual eSports events

Every year this sports is growing exponentially, the evolution of eSports is a story in itself but fast forward almost 50 years and we have a full-on calendar of massive annual events to look forward to.  While the Covid-19 pandemic has decimated the sporting calendar, eSports can just move online and keep going and push […]

1st April 2020 read full article

The History of eSports

eSports may be pretty new but everything has a history right?!  eSports has never been in the spotlight more, mostly because  of the The Covid-19 pandemic.  The current global health scare has resulted in most of the world’s population being housebound in various forms of lockdown and, with the 2020 sporting calendar decimated, the focus […]

31st March 2020 read full article

The 10 highest earning eSports players

eSports has been one winner of the current Corona Virus pandemic as the eSports community take their tournaments online to continue competitions, something which traditional sports simply can’t do.  But it’s not been all plain sailing as major sold out events have had to be cancelled,  two recent casualties are ESL One Los Angeles major […]

30th March 2020 read full article

#AthletesFirst, executives second

The #AthletesFirst movement is by no means new but it’s recently had a great resurgence thanks to athletes who are not afraid to speak their minds and also to a company call Global Athlete who has set up a structure and a host of ambassadors in sport who are helping the movement. Their mission statement […]

29th March 2020 read full article

New Zealand Restricts India and Takes the Spotlight 

  With India’s successive wins during the five-day T20 cricket series against New Zealand, the Black Caps were able to take the spotlight by winning during the 1st and 2nd ODI series. New Zealand defeats India by taking a total of four wickets during the 1st ODI three-match series at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Ross […]

29th March 2020 read full article

From Steven Curry to Michael Jordan – Famous Athletes are investing in Esports

The growth of Esports has been described as unstoppable. Competitive gaming has cemented itself in pop culture and with Global investors, brands and media outlets. The world is now paying attention to this annual viewership industry of over 500m in 2020. By 2023, this Audience is expected to double over a six-year period from its […]

28th March 2020 read full article

An athletes reaction to postponed Olympic Games

Caradh O’Donovan is a former Kickboxer and is also a member of the Irish Karate Team. After a successful career in kickboxing winning multiple World, European and National Titles she recently made the switch to Karate where she has since won numerous National Championships. Caradh is accomplished TEDx speaker she combines her focus on training […]

27th March 2020 read full article

4 Ways To Prevent Tennis Elbow

Tennis is one of the most physically demanding sports in the world, and with that comes the likelihood of sustaining injury. However, one injury commonly associated with the sport stands head and shoulders above the rest – the dreaded Tennis Elbow. At PledgeSports, we are huge tennis fans and have worked with players of all […]

27th March 2020 read full article

Staying fit during Corona Virus times

Most of us don t remember times like this when normal life is shut down, this period of chaos and uncertainty is going to be very tough on most people around the world.  With so we need to take steps to keep ourselves healthy, as well as mentally and physically fit.   Our focus in this […]

26th March 2020 read full article

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is affecting athletes

The Corona Pandemic is having drastic effect on all walks of life and the restrictions look set to continue for an undecided period of time.  We reached out to a few athletes on PledgeSports to see how it’s affecting them, their training and future.  Here’s what they had to say. Ben Turner is an adventure […]

25th March 2020 read full article

2020 Sporting Calendar post COVID-19

At the start of 2020 we did out a sports calendar, listing all major sporting events on the the coming 12 months.  Fast forward to march and that calendar has been cut up with an axe!  Already the Euro 2020 Football has been postponed and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread it’s nasty tentacles […]

24th March 2020 read full article

Protecting yourself from COVID-19

In the space of a few weeks Corona Virus or COVID-19, which is the correct medical term, has caused worldwide panic.  This is now being classed as a worldwide pandemic and is having a major short term effect on economies, the stock market and travel and most of all human health. 1000’s have already died […]

23rd March 2020 read full article

Grand National cancelled as British Racing is halted

  The worldwide efforts to combat the spread of the Corona virus is having a devastating effect on the sporting programme. Horse racing in the UK is the latest to feel the impact with all race meetings suspended from Wednesday 18th March. The Cheltenham Festival went ahead as planned but the Grand National meeting from […]

23rd March 2020 read full article

Top 10 Sports in 2020

Sports fans are in for a treat in 2020 with major sports events scheduled to take place during the year. As ever, there are some sports that always rule the roost when it comes to fan following. Fans are always searching for online betting odds in respect of sporting events. These are the sports I […]

21st March 2020 read full article

Major sporting disruption in recent memory

In the space of a few weeks Corona Virus or COVID-19, which is the correct medical term, has caused worldwide panic, it’s now classed as a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organisation and has no vaccine available.  To stop the spread of this virus all major public gathering have been either postponed or cancelled […]

19th March 2020 read full article

Boosting your immune system to avoid coronavirus

In the space of a few weeks Corona Virus or COVID-19, which is the correct medical term, has caused worldwide panic, it’s now classed as a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organisation and has no vaccine. The is also no cure for Covid-19 and health companies and authorities are months away from one, so […]

17th March 2020 read full article

The best female football players in the world right now

Football has some of the highest paid sports people in the world, and also the most followed athletes, but nearly all are men.  However the women’s side is catching up, since the first women’s FIFA World Cup in 1991 the sport, following and players have really blossomed. Christine Sinclair This legend of football needs no […]

16th March 2020 read full article

How the Court Surface Affects the Playing Style of the Game

Guest post by Sie Aarma-Kivi, Co-Founder and Marketing Executive of TennisKit24.   Tennis is played on very different surfaces, which affect the playing style remarkably. Each surface has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, the playing strategy on one surface might not work on the other. Therefore, it’s definitely important to know the small details […]

11th March 2020 read full article

Avoiding Corona Virus

In the space of a few weeks Corona Virus or COVID-19, which is the correct medical term, has caused worldwide panic.  This is now being classed as a worldwide pandemic and is having a major short term effect on economies, the stock market and travel.  For our readers the cancellation of major sporting events is […]

28th February 2020 read full article

Different boxing weights explained

If there is one thing more confusing than boxing belts in boxing then it’s boxing weights! With lots of different belt names being bandied around for all the different weight classes sometimes can be unclear just what the title a boxer is fighting for.   So let’s break it down – There are 17 weight divisions […]

27th February 2020 read full article

March Madness and What We Can Expect This Year

  That time of the year is here! March Madness is just around the corner and we will get you ready for this exciting event by sharing our expectations for it and some projections based on KenPom.com For those of you who don’t know, Ken Pomeroy created that website, which has in-depth ranking and statistics. […]

25th February 2020 read full article

The 10 biggest sports leagues in the world by revenue

This will interest a lot of people out there, especially football fans, who this that their sport is the only game in town.  These are the 10 biggest sports leagues by annual revenue: Formula 1 – €1.68 / $1.8 billion Formula 1 cars are considered by many car enthusiasts to be the pinnacle of motorsports, […]

20th February 2020 read full article

Six Nations Round 3 Preview

Round 2 Results The game to watch last week was Wales v Ireland.  Last years Grand Slam winner and World Cup semi finalists, Wales were the favourites coming to Dublin, but playing Ireland at home was never going to be easy.  Ireland scored four tries stand out tries to beat defending champions Wales with a […]

17th February 2020 read full article

5 Health Benefits Of Stand-Up Paddleboarding 

  One of the best adventure water sports that you can get involved in this year is stand-up paddleboarding. Stand-up paddleboarding is a great exercise as it can help keep your entire body active. It’s not only a fun activity that you can try with your family and friends, but it also helps to keep […]

12th February 2020 read full article

2020 Six Nations Round 2

Round 1 What a start to the mens Six Nations,  everyone thought it would be business as usual for World Cup finalists and favourites, England to win this years tournament.  But with a 17-0 half-time score to France everyone realised they were wrong! England made a comeback in the second half mainly thanks to the […]

6th February 2020 read full article

Rugby union – Women’s Six Nations

Another Six Nation is in full flow and first blood has been dealt.  France were beaten by England 19-12, Ireland beat Wales 18-14 and the Italians beat the Welsh 19-15.  But there lot’s more to come in round 2! 2019 Six Nations In 2019 it was England who would come out on top and claim […]

3rd February 2020 read full article

Why we need meaningful athlete representation in sport

Why we need meaningful athlete representation in sport “Caradh O’Donovan is a former Kickboxer and is also a member of the Irish Karate Team. After a successful career in kickboxing winning multiple World, European and National Titles she recently made the switch to Karate where she has since won numerous National Championships” Recently I wrote […]

31st January 2020 read full article

The latest in wearable sports technology

The world of sport is continually changing and technology is driving this change, this technology is making decisions easier for referees, making sport safer and helping athletes and teams to perform to their absolute maximum.   Here’s a look at some wearable sports tech that has made a big impact on the world of sport and […]

28th January 2020 read full article

2020 Champions Cup Rugby Quarter Final Preview

It’s been an interesting year in the Champions Cup so far, full of action, scandals, disappointment and success.  In scandal terms, were talking about Saracens, in November 2019, they were handed a 35-point deduction and fined £5.3m after they were found to have breached Premiership Rugby salary cap regulations over the previous three seasons.  At the […]

24th January 2020 read full article

Super Bowl LIV 49ers V Chiefs

The 2019/20 season is nearly over and what a grand finale is going to be.  Half way through this season we predicted 2 of these four teams would meeting in the Super Bowl – The previous Super Bowl winners, New England Patriots, The San Fran 49ers, The Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs.  […]

23rd January 2020 read full article

The importance of hydration in sport

Hydration is a vital component of sports performance, and is also hugely important for recovery afterwards.  Dehydration can be caused by a number of different factors to people of all ages, the main causes are vomiting / diarrhoea, excess sweating and fever.  In this article we are going to focus around athletes and sport where […]

20th January 2020 read full article

The 10 most followed teams in America

There are a number of ways on how to determine the most popular teams, you can look at google search results, TV rights deals, commercial contracts or social media following.  Social media is a great barometer of popularity in the this modern era, so we though it would be interesting to see how the American […]

20th January 2020 read full article

Most followed football clubs on social media

2019 has seen some big moves in the social media followings of the big football clubs.  The main movers are Liverpool and Juventus, the Italian giant has jumped 3 places from last year, while Liverpool jumped two places.  Below are the 10 most followed football clubs in the world, taking into account Twitter, Facebook and […]

16th January 2020 read full article

Interview: Adventure Athlete Ben Turner

Ben Turner is an adventure athlete and coach, speaker and brand ambassador; pursuing his dream of winning the  Iron-man World Championship, Kona in 2022. Ben is currently training to break the Fastest Known Time of the Cape Wrath Trail (CWT) in Scotland.  Regarded as the UK’s toughest trail, the CWT is 230 miles through the […]

15th January 2020 read full article

The Premier League so far in 2019/20

The Premier League is never short of drama and this year has been no exception and managers seem to have been the biggest casualties so far.  Unai Emery was fired from Arsenal at the end of November, Mauricio Pochettino departed Tottenham which gave Jose Mourinho a line back into the premier league, Manuel Peligreni lost […]

10th January 2020 read full article

Top 5 Tips on Creating a Successful Sports Blog

Nowadays anyone having a laptop, Internet connectivity and little bit of sports knowledge can set up their own sports blog. It implies that you will need to work really hard to make yours stand out from the crowd. Here in this short article, we will acquaint you with some important tips that can help you […]

9th January 2020 read full article

2020 NFL Playoffs – The End Game

In season terms over at the NFL, we’re in the end game now!  The regular season is over and the we’re now into the vital divisional play offs, leading up to the Super Bowl Super LIV, the 54th Super Bowl.  It will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe Stadium in Miami Garden in 2nd […]

7th January 2020 read full article

Athletes First – There will never be a safe space to tell the truth

Intro Caradh O’Donovan is a former Kickboxer and is also a member of the Irish Karate Team. After a successful career in kickboxing winning multiple World, European and National Titles she recently made the switch to Karate where she has since won numerous National Championships. Caradh’s lifelong passion for sport motivated her to attain a […]

6th January 2020 read full article