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The most successful football clubs in China

When it comes to football in China, the Super League is the Premier League/ La Liga/ Serie A.  The Chinese Super League was created by the rebranding of the former top division Chinese Football Association Jia-A League in 2004.  To determine the most successful clubs in recent years, we are taking the successes in the old Jia-A […]

17th September 2019 read full article

All about the EuroLeague Basketball

If you don’t follow basketball you may not realise just how big the game is across Europe and that it’s not all abut the NBA (National Basketball Association) in the USA! To put it in perspective, the EuroLeague is one of the most popular indoor sports leagues in the world, with an average attendance of 8,780 for […]

13th September 2019 read full article

Inside the Chinese Super League

There’s a sleeping giant in the world of football and it’s called the China Super League, it currently ranks 14th among professional sports leagues in the world by revenue and is now and the 6th highest professional association football league in the world, behind Bundesliga, Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and Liga MX and is growing rapidly. About the Super League The Chinese […]

12th September 2019 read full article

The big 3 in tennis

There used to be a quasi big 4 in tennis Rodger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and 4th by a long shot Andy Murray. As good as a player he was at his top level, we never felt his place was worthy at this table. He has won 3 grand slams, but so has Wawrinka. […]

11th September 2019 read full article

The rise of Touch and Tag Rugby

Non contact rugby has seen huge growth over the past 10 years, the sports are played by amateur both men and women from U7’s right up to senior level. There is also big growth among professional athletes, especially rugby players who play the sports out of season to keep fit. The 10 most physically demanding […]

11th September 2019 read full article

Choosing the right running shoe for your foot

We have written a lot about running over the years, and have covered everything from trail to ultra runs. This time we’re focusing on the single most important piece of equipment you need for running, so before you get out there and pound those roads, you need to make sure you have the right tools […]

9th September 2019 read full article

Choosing the right running shoe for different surfaces

If you’re serious about running then there are a lot of things to consider and it can get complicated! To start with you need to choose the right shoe for the right surface, and then there’s choosing the right trainer for your foot shape etc. We going to start with choosing the right shoe for […]

5th September 2019 read full article

The best martial arts for fitness

Different martial arts / combat sports have become super popular for a variety of reasons, self defence, people learning a martial art to try compete but the real growth among both male and females has been for fitness. The nature of the below sports mean that you need to be super fit to get to […]

4th September 2019 read full article

A guide to combat sports

Combat sports are more popular than ever and the latest craze is combat sports training for fitness. Boxing training in particular has exploded around the world, and it’s because it’s such a great all over body work out without getting punched! But other martial arts are also very popular and the growth of mixed martial […]

3rd September 2019 read full article

The 10 most successful rugby clubs in Europe

When it comes to rugby union in Europe there are 6 different countries who compete (some would argue 5!) An in terms of importance there are 4 main competitions. The English Premiership – Which is made up of 12 teams competing against each other annually. The competition has been played since 1987, and has evolved […]

2nd September 2019 read full article

The most successful baseball teams in the MLB

Baseball is one of the big four American sports, and in the late 19th century, it was widely recognised as the national sport of the United States. The sport is hugely popular in the USA, Canada, parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and East Asia, particularly in Japan and South Korea. Major League Baseball MLB The Major League […]

30th August 2019 read full article

Simple Sleep Tips

We recent wrote a piece on the importance of sleep for the mind and body, where we discussed the effects a poor sleeping pattern can have on us, and it doesn’t make for pleasant reading! Besides the physical effects there can also be mental effects apart from that tired and cranky feeling after a bad […]

29th August 2019 read full article

The most successful Hockey Teams in the NHL

Hockey many be the smallest of the big four American sports – NFL, Basketball and Baseball, but it still has a huge and very loyal fanbase. It’s the national sport of Canada and played in most of the northern US states, it’s also widely played across Russia and Northern Europe and so has a huge […]

28th August 2019 read full article

Our pick of the best sports books

This is very much down to opinion and we’re not claiming that our list is the greatest sport books of all time! We will keep updating this anytime we read something that is worthy. Or if you’ve read a great sports book, get in touch – info@pledgesports.org and send us your opinion. Moneyball: The Art […]

27th August 2019 read full article

The importance of sleep for the mind and body

We all know what it feels like to wake up cranky and then spend a day feeling tired, irritable and dazed. Our body and indeed minds need rest, this is true for all humans. And if you’re an athlete or even just do a lot of sport or working out this is especially true. Physical […]

22nd August 2019 read full article

The most successful NBA Teams of all time

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the highest level mens professional league in the world. It’s made up of composed of 30 teams, 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada – The Toronto Raptors, who won the championship in 2019 for the first time ever. Every year all these 30 teams compete for the elite […]

21st August 2019 read full article

The Most Successful NFL Teams

While American Football may be just an American sport, that doesn’t stop it from being a global giant. The figures behind it are astounding, and the NFL has the biggest TV rights deal in any sport. The NFL signed a new 9 year deal from 2014 to 2022 with four US networks CBS, Fox, NBC […]

20th August 2019 read full article

The 10 Best Football Clubs in Europe

We recently wrote an article on the most successful football clubs in Europe based on trophies won, and the winner was a Scottish club! We got a lot of comments criticising the list but based on the number of trophies won it’s accurate, like it or not! So we’re revisiting this with the best football […]

15th August 2019 read full article

Evolution of Tennis Rackets

Tennis rackets weren’t used until around the 14th century, in a game called Real or Royal Tennis. You can find out more about the games origin in our piece – The History of Tennis. These very basic rackets were made with strings made of gut, bound together in a wooden frame. It’s not easy to […]

14th August 2019 read full article

The History Of Tennis

When researching the history of some sports it can be hard to get hard facts as there are conflicting stories, so we’re going pure by research here. One thing we do know for sure is that tennis derived from a game called Real Tennis or Royal Tennis. Real Tennis Most historians and opinions suggest that tennis originated […]

13th August 2019 read full article

2019/20 NFL Season Preview

What an amazing NFL season we had last year, the The Rams made it to the Superbowl, for the first time in 20 years and haven’t made the payoffs since 2004 so were somewhat underdogs coming into this season. But it was the New England Patriots who were victorious winning their 6th Superbowl, which is […]

12th August 2019 read full article

The History of Hockey

The sport of hockey can be traced back to ancient Greece. Images of people playing with a curved stick and ball have been found, dating back to 600 BC.  The sport also has history in China where beikou, a game with some similarities to field hockey, has been played for about 1,000 years. In India […]

6th August 2019 read full article

Betting tips for the Upcoming Premier League Season

Are you excited for the new EPL season? Liverpool will take on Norwich City Friday night. West Ham will welcome Man City the following day while Arsenal, Chelsea and Man United will all be in action on Sunday. You’ve probably booked your tickets, or maybe you’ll watch your favorite team play at the comfort of […]

5th August 2019 read full article

All you need to know about the FIH Hockey World Cup

Field Hockey has been one of the more popular sports on PledgeSports over the years, to date we have helped teams from all over the world raise nearly 80K. With the participation of India and Pakistan Hockey is now one of the most watched and most played sports in the world. So let’s find out […]

1st August 2019 read full article

Football- the most profitable sport in the world

What is sport? This is not only active exercise, but, first of all, it is a healthy lifestyle.  Football is sport number one! A lot of positive energy is transmitted from the participants of the game to the audience! It’s adrenaline, satisfaction from the game from their capabilities on the field and their skills!   […]

30th July 2019 read full article

DeSean Jackson Isn’t Getting On Board The Philadelphia Eagles Hype Train

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson isn’t buying into the Super Bowl hype surrounding the team right now. The Eagles are thought to be the team who will dominate the NFL next term, and with good reason. They are expected to win more than 13 regular-season games, cruise through the NFC and see Carson Wentz […]

29th July 2019 read full article

Sponsorship for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Pledge Sport Campaign to Secure Fresh Sponsorship in Preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE from Cramlington is looking for fresh sponsorship and support to help him add to his extensive medal collection at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics . Miller, 39, has dedicated more than half his life to the sport he loves […]

28th July 2019 read full article

PledgeSports Crowdfunding -Interesting Facts

Everyday is different here at PledgeSports, somedays are boring and some days everything just lights up. So we thought it would be fun to list some interesting facts! We have had 1000’s of people and teams on PledgeSports since 2014 and so have seen all sorts! Let’s start with some people stories. Youngest and Oldest […]

25th July 2019 read full article

Tokyo 2020 Preview

After the success and some controversy of the summer Olympic Games in Rio 2016, another Olympics is only a year away. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will take place from 24th July to 9th August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. This is the third time the Japanese capital has been awarded the games. And with a qualification […]

23rd July 2019 read full article

Multi Disciplined Sports

Most athletes specialise in one sport and train and compete for just that sport. There are some however who like to take on a little more and train and compete in a few different sports for the same event! These events usually end in ‘thlon’ Let’s look at the different ones starting with 2 sport […]

19th July 2019 read full article

Running the Ruler Over Upcoming Boxing Title Fights

All the hype has been around Pacquiao vs. Thurman, but that isn’t the only boxing title fight this summer. Fans can look forward to a range of other title fights where belts will be awarded from one or more of the four global boxing federations. On July 27, Jose Carlos Ramirez will face Maurice Hooker […]

18th July 2019 read full article

Best Euro 2020 Qualifier Betting Tips

Euro 2020 is set to the biggest European football tournament ever, with 24 countries competing in 12 countries. The upgraded tournament will be staged in venues across the European continent to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the first European championships in 1960. This is shaping up as the biggest international football event on the […]

18th July 2019 read full article

The Open 2019 Preview

The Open makes an historic return to Northern Ireland in 2019. Golf’s oldest and most international championship returns after 68 years with the world’s greatest golfers battling it out for the Claret Jug over 4 days at the Dunluce Links at Portrush. The 148th edition of The Open is being dubbed the greatest sporting event […]

18th July 2019 read full article

The Biggest Sporting Events in the World

On July 20, 1969, an estimated 530 million people watched the live global broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonlanding (this constituted around 14% of total population of the world at the time. Lot’s of other events through history from Some of the big Mohammad Ali fights to Live Aid, Olympics Opening ceremonies and many other […]

16th July 2019 read full article

Cricket World Cup History and Winners

Every sport has a world cup but some are bigger events than others and the Cricket World cup is one of the biggest. Held every four years, it’s a premier contest in one-day cricket and one of the most-watched sporting events in the world. History of the Cricket World Cup The event is organised by […]

15th July 2019 read full article

Federer V Djokovic Head to Head

There’s the big 3 in tennis – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Between them, they have more or less completely dominated mens tennis over the past 20 years. Djokovic is the current number one, Nadal number two and Federer number three Time at number 1 Roger Federer has spent a total of 310 weeks at world […]

13th July 2019 read full article

A History of the Women’s World Cup

What a year it’s been for women in sport and the World Cup final on the 7th July has really been the icing on the cake with four-time World Cup champions – the USA Women’s national team beating the Netherlands 2-0 in Sunday’s final. To give you an idea of just how big women’s soccer […]

9th July 2019 read full article

A history of Underdogs at Wimbledon

Our business at PledgeSports revolves around helping fund up and coming sports people, so we are well used to great underdog stories which can create a different dynamic in every sport and show that just about anything is possible. And win or loose that underdog can still inspire a generation. Cori Gauff 2019 Anyone who […]

8th July 2019 read full article

The 10 biggest Tennis stadiums in the world

Unlike football or NFL tennis doesn’t really work in super stadiums unless you have bionic eyesight. However there are some big ones out there and while most are in the Grand Slam venues there are a few other big ones dotted around the world. 1. Arthur Ashe Stadium With a capacity of 23,200 spectators, the […]

3rd July 2019 read full article

Gambling Sponsorships and Advertising in Sports—an interview with Erik King

Legalizing sports betting would project the US economy by $14 billion, says a recent report by Harvard University. Around the world, regulated sports betting contributes more than $100 billion to dozens of countries that support the industry.  Sports organizations and governments benefit the most. Dallas MavErikks’ owner Mark Cuban, for example, notes that the value […]

3rd July 2019 read full article

The Mental and Physical Benefits of Exercise for Children

It’s official, kids are getting lazier when it comes to physical exercise. There are a number of factors that can be blamed for this – diet, lack of proper exercise, too much screen time, over reliance on technology, busier and possibly lazier parents. The result is that obesity among children is becoming a big problem […]

27th June 2019 read full article

Baseball Game: What You Need to Know to Enjoy MLB Season

This year is special for Major League Baseball, because it is the 150th anniversary of professional baseball. A hundred fifty years ago, in 1869, in Cincinnati was founded baseball’s first professional team called Cincinnati Reds. To commemorate the anniversary, Japan, who hosts the 2019 Major League Baseball season, has invested a lot of money, energy, […]

26th June 2019 read full article

What Makes Mount Everest So Dangerous

Every year the world’s highest mountain – Everest makes new headlines and nearly always for the wrong reasons, fatalities and missing climbers. These fatalities occur for a number or reasons, rock falls, avalanches, frostbite, hypothermia and exhaustion. But the main danger is altitude. Everest is by no means the most dangerous mountain or the hardest […]

24th June 2019 read full article

The biggest Football transfer deals of 2018

As we get closer to the next summer transfer window, let’s look back at the biggest transfer deals in 2018. 2017 saw some massive deals go through with a new record – Neymar’s PSG’s for €222 million became the most expensive transfer in the history of the sport by an incredible margin of £110 million! […]

19th June 2019 read full article

History of the US Open Golf and Winners

The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the open national championship of golf in the United States. It is the third of the four major championships in golf, after the Masters usually held in April, the USPGA in May and before The Open in July. The US open is is […]

13th June 2019 read full article

How Spurs’ Champions League Run Showed Spending Does Not Equal Success

While we all love watching sports when there’s a real competitive edge to a contest, it’s an unfortunate truth that sometimes an air of inevitability can hang over proceedings. This can be perhaps most common in the world of football, where mega-rich clubs tend to dominate matches and often swat aside smaller rivals to secure league titles […]

12th June 2019 read full article

Legendary horses, jockeys and trainers: A look through the horse racing history books

Based about an hour outside London, Royal Ascot was founded by Queen Anne in 1711 and to this day remains one of the most prestigious horse racing meetings in the global calendar. Every year, it is patronised by Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the Royal Family, who arrive by carriage in the morning […]

31st May 2019 read full article

Roland Garros 2019 is shaping up to be a real humdinger

As the world is looking forward to how this year’s Roland Garros competition unfolds, we take a quick sneak preview of the men’s favourites to win the 2019 French Open. Most of the old guard are entered, including the likes of Djokovic, Federer and Nadal but there are some exciting younger players to watch out […]

28th May 2019 read full article

Crowdfunding Reshaping the World of Sports Sponsorship

Crowdfunding is a popular method of funding major projects by drawing relatively small contributions from a large number of people and entities. With today’s advancements in technology, it’s easy to mobilize the masses over the internet towards a common course. The sports industry is one of the areas where crowdfunding has made huge strides. Gambling […]

24th May 2019 read full article

The Greatest Football Matches Of All Time

Football, also known as soccer, is the most popular sport in the world which attracts a lot of attention of people watching at each international league, from the rich to the poor. The football history has witnessed so many classic matches between well-known soccer teams. However, the football matches mentioned below are among the greatest […]

9th May 2019 read full article

Interview with sailor Timothy Long

Timothy Long is a 14 year old sailor who is aiming to be the youngest person to ever sail around Britain solo. He’ll set off on this voyage in the summer of 2020, in a 19ft British Hunter 19, departing from Southampton and circumnavigating Britain anti-clockwise.  The total distance is about 1800 nautical miles, and […]

1st May 2019 read full article

Three Sporting Comeback Stories That Could Define the Summer 

Three Sporting Comeback Stories That Could Define the Summer When we look back on the 2019 year in sport, there is a fair chance that Tiger Woods’ Masters triumph will figure pretty prominently in the end-of-year highlight reels. The extraordinary scenes at the end of the tournament will live long in the memory, with the […]

30th April 2019 read full article

Rugby World Cup 2019 and previous winners

With lot’s of new nations rising through the ranks of rugby, the Rugby World Cup 2019 is set to be the biggest rugby event in the history of the game. There are now 30 rugby playing countries around the world with 20 of these qualifying for this years World Cup. The Rugby World Cup is […]

26th April 2019 read full article

The Benefits of Running

We have a big focus on health and fitness on PledgeSports at the moment and when it comes to getting active, running is the go to sport for many fitness newbies out there. Running is possibly the most accessible sport in the world, all you need is a pair of runners and you’re off and […]

16th April 2019 read full article

The Worst Sporting Fouls of Last Year

The Worst Sporting Fouls of Last Year Fouls can be funny. Sometimes, we watch players take insane dives to draw a foul against the opposing team, giving their team an advantage. And then there are the other times when a foul can be hard to watch or even cause serious injury to a player. Here, […]

11th April 2019 read full article

Swimming As An Exercise

“30 minutes in a pool is worth 45 minutes of the same activity on land” Ok let’s talk pool time. As a form of exercise, it does get much better than swimming. It’s a sport that gives you a true all over body work out and it’s low impact which means that everyone from young […]

10th April 2019 read full article

Health benefits of playing soccer indoors

Health benefits of playing soccer indoors Soccer or football as it is known in other countries is the most popular sport in the world. Whenever the cup is held every one hopes and prays that their country qualifies and eventually take the world cup. It is a sport that involves the tactics of foot movement […]

26th March 2019 read full article

My experience of Climbing Everest – Anish Luitel

Anish Luitel is mountaineer and scout leader and volunteer, he has summited Everest twice and once unsuccessfully.  Anish is currently fundraising on PledgeSports to complete the 7 Summits Challenge – Climbing the 7 highest mountain in 7 continents. Below is his experience of climbing Mount Everest: 2015 Earthquake My first attempt at climbing Everest was on […]

22nd March 2019 read full article

Five Strange Cycling Sports To Try

Five strange cycling sports to try Cycling is growing in popularity because it is something that is good for the environment and for keeping you fit. Whether it is everyday cycling to and from work or taking part in competitive races, there has never been a better time to get on your bike. Despite the […]

21st March 2019 read full article

5 Simple Tips To Get Fit For Beginners

We have written lot’s on fitness in the past from which sport has the fittest athlete to the best sports and exercises to get fit.  In this post we are going to focus on the basics from getting started to making it work, this is all about fitness for beginners.  There is so much info […]

20th March 2019 read full article

Top 10 Best Football Players of All Time

Top 10 Best Football Players of All Time – Big Names You Cannot Miss Who are the best football players of all time? This article shall compile a list of best football players in the history of football. Let’s figure out who they are! “Who are the best football players of all time?” Perhaps this […]

20th March 2019 read full article

The World Padel Tour

Padel or Padel Tennis as it’s known in some countries is one of the fastest growing sports in the world.  It has always been very popular sport in Spain where it’s estimated that padel is played by between six to 10 million Spaniards, compared to around 200,000 who actively play tennis The World Padel Tour (WPT) is […]

19th March 2019 read full article

Sleeping Giant – Rugby in America

America has long been viewed as rugby’s sleeping giant – a country with the facilities, no shortage of great athletes and massive audience, all of which could be a great receipt for success.  America’s dominant sports – American Football, basketball, baseball and hockey has left rugby as a minority sport for years, however the last Rugby […]

15th March 2019 read full article

Crowdfunding Tips for Success

You may be new to online fundraising but we are not!   We have helped 10,000′s of people on PledgeSports in 47 countries around the world raise millions, so it’s fair to say at this stage that we are experts in this field. There is nothing worse for us to see than a campaign sitting at […]

6th March 2019 read full article

The Fastest Athletes in Sport

There are many different ways to judge speed in sport, we are looking at running speed in here but even that can be conflicting.  For example over very short distances 0-10 meters there is a good chance that pro racket sports players and most likely tennis players are the fastest, they must have lightening quick […]

1st March 2019 read full article

Can we call Poker a real sport?

To this day people argue about the status of Poker. Without a doubt, I consider it to be a real sport. When played on the professional level, it is a highly skill-based game that requires a great deal of stamina to participate in a tournament. Just look at the top players like Sofia Lövgren, Dan […]

27th February 2019 read full article

Physical Requirements to Become an NFL Player

There are certain attributes that separate NFL players from other sports people. For an NFL player in college to become a professional athlete he must be very strong and fast.  Moreover, the player must have a refined experience of the game as a whole. On the field, instinct is something that cannot be overlooked for […]

19th February 2019 read full article

The 5 Most Successful Female Athletes of All-Time

The 5 Most Successful Female Athletes of All-Time While many sports remain male-dominated, women have continued to make inroads, standing out as some of the best athletes in the world. Sometimes it takes one crystallizing moment for women to burst onto the stage, like the US Women’s World Cup victory that energized a nation. In […]

19th February 2019 read full article

The best exercises for building a six pack

There seems to be a global craze with the six pack at the moment, and nowhere more so than in China where the six pack stomach pack has become the the new accessory of fashion for women! Social media in China has become obsessed and they even have a hashtag for it, #MajiaXian – Because the […]

31st January 2019 read full article

5 Water Sports For Toning The Body

There is no better feeling than being out on the water (apart from very cold day!).  The nature of water means a lot of resistance, hence the body uses a lot of energy moving through it, this resistance means you use a plethora of different muscles, all of which makes most water sports a great work […]

29th January 2019 read full article

A Beginners Guide to MMA

Mixed Martial Arts, often referred to as MMA, has become one of the worlds most watched sports and continues to grow in popularity year after year. What was once seen as a brutish game of cage fighting, MMA has grown and evolved into a sport in and of itself, with a dedicated fan base all […]

24th January 2019 read full article

Top 5 Trends in Online Sports Betting for 2018

In 2018, sports betting is as popular as it can get. In the beginning of the summer, we had the opportunity to enjoy the world’s biggest football tournament – the FIFA World Cup 2018, which made France a world champion for the second time. But football is not all we have been enjoying. According to […]

23rd January 2019 read full article

2019 Super Bowl Preview – Rams V Patriots

  What an amazing NFL season it’s been, and to finish it up the LA Ram will battle it out with the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LIII at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on the 3rd February.  It’ll be the first Super Bowl hosted at the stadium which opened in 2017 and is home of the Falcons, […]

22nd January 2019 read full article

5 simple tips for losing weight

Beating the Bulge! There is lots of noise out there on weight loss tips and diets, some of it good and some of it a waste a time and money.  Before you look at doing some unproven diet fad or paying for some weight loss plan, look back to the basics – the simple things […]

18th January 2019 read full article

History of the UFC part 3 – 2010 – 2019

If the previous chapter of UFC History 2001 – 2010 was remembered as the golden years then the next chapter in the history of the UFC will be mainly remembered for a few things, Conor McGregor, money, trash talking and Woman’s UFC. Woman’s UFC – 2012 In November 2012,  Dana White announced that the UFC would […]

18th January 2019 read full article

The Huge Cost of Competing in Winter Sports

As we all know sport is fantastic and accessible to most, and for the most-part, getting started or involved in sport can be done for quite a small price.  However, when it comes to competing professionally in sport the cost metric changes dramatically.  And depending on what sport you compete in, costs can really rocket. […]

16th January 2019 read full article

How Are Sports Clubs Funded?

At the start of every sporting season, be it for soccer, NFL, Superbowl, or International Rugby series, you hear of clubs and tournament organisers talking of incredibly bigger amounts of money that tournament cost or even the allowances awarded to players. Perhaps your big question has been how such purely sporting entities are able to […]

15th January 2019 read full article

A Comparison of E-sports and Real Sports

Though started in the mid-2000s, e-sports have exponentially grown in popularity to a point where a dichotomy of comparison can be drawn relative to real sports on physical fields. In fact, going by the current trends real and e-sports may converge on a number of aspects including but not limited to viewership and the sponsorship […]

14th January 2019 read full article

Fun and Easy Ways to Raise Money for Your School’s Athletic Program

It seems as though every year, budgets get tighter and tighter. Where once athletic programs were the highlight of most school systems, budgets have been cut back so far that even basic equipment is difficult to fund.  Whether you are an interested parent on the PTA or a coach looking for ways to bring money into […]

10th January 2019 read full article

The 5 Most Costly Rule Penalties In Golf

Having recently covered the 2019 new rule changes in golf, we decided to look back at some of the most unfair rule penalties in professional golf where players got penalised costing them a match or even disqualification. Dustin Johnson – 2010 PGA Championship Johnson looked was heading for a three-man playoff with Martin Kaymer and […]

9th January 2019 read full article

History of the UFC 2001 – 2010

We have previous covered the history of the UFC – the early years of the UFC 1993 – 2001 , through it inception, UFC 1 and right up to UFC 30 in 2001.  Now let’s look at the next chapter as see how the UFC under new ownership went global. Pictured above : UFC 74 Under the […]

8th January 2019 read full article

New golf rules explained

In the biggest revision in more than 60 years, officials from the USGA and R&A (The Royal & Ancient Golf Club), golf’s governing bodies, have reorganised the rules to make them easier to understand and apply. The number of rules has been cut to 24 from 34, and are aimed at speeding up the game and […]

7th January 2019 read full article

The best Hiking trails in Ireland

Know as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is a small island which offers some amazing hiking trails set around stunning scenery.  All are easily accessible and well mapped out.   Below are some of the best hiking trails in Ireland, enjoy! Glendalough – Wicklow This is easily one of the most beautiful settings in Ireland and because […]

4th January 2019 read full article

Hiking For Beginners

We’ve seen all the amazing pictures on social media, the stunning scenery and heard all the great adventure stories, so why not take the plunge and get involved in hiking! Exercise Hiking offers so much more than walking on the flat, it’s a great way to get outside, digital detox and destress while burning some calories.  Then […]

3rd January 2019 read full article

The Most Successful Women in Sports 2018

For the sake of reaching the top of championships, athletes give a lot of time and effort. The world of sport generously thanks them with phenomenally big capitals and financial stability. However, not every athlete can achieve it. We present the top 5 most successful women who could reach the stars in sports. But first, […]

2nd January 2019 read full article

The Richest Horse Races in the World

It’s called the sport of kings and when you see the sums of money involved it’s easy to see why! We have previously covered sporting events with the biggest prize pots and racing is always on the list and like most top tier sporting events, prize money is only going up up and the rich […]

24th December 2018 read full article

Interview with the man who ran across America

If you don’t already know the story, Eric Keeler has recently finished a 4,000 + mile run across America which took 7 months!  We caught up with Eric for no holes barred interview on his adventure. What gave you the crazy idea to run across America?    It was part boredom with my current life […]

22nd December 2018 read full article