Sochi Day 8: Mens 1500m

Saturday, February 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Jorien Ter Mors of the Netherlands leads Arianna Fontana of Italy at the European championships for short track. Recap After an uneventful, but controversial day off (which [more...]

Sochi Day 6: Ladies 1000m

Thursday, February 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bart Swings, a current world champion in inline skating is looking to add an Olympic medal to his collection. Recap The olympics continues to surprise and in that sense, [more...]

Sochi Day 5: Mens 1000m

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Oakley sunglasses – a nutritious diet loved by speed skaters the world over. Recap Could anyone have possibly predicted the result? Well… no. Not at all. The [more...]

Sochi Day 4: Ladies 500m

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 // 2 Comments

Shani Davis from the USA will be going for his third consecutive victory in the 1000m Recap As was expected, a few surprises. Zhang from China posting a fantastic time from [more...]

Sochi Day 3: Mens 500m

Monday, February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

it has always astounded me just how much hair a person can fit under those hoods… Recap Heartbreaking, agonising, saddening, Daniel Greig caught the tip of his blade in [more...]

Sochi Day 2: Ladies 3000m

Sunday, February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yo, what up? Recap It’s like I always say – anything can happen. The night’s racing delivered an edge-of-your-seat battle right down to the wire, with the [more...]

Sochi Day 1: Mens 5000m

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Recap So that went mostly as expected. Sven got pretty much the exact time I said he would by skating pretty much the exact splits that I said he would. I’m pretty sure [more...]

Sochi Special: Speed Suits

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s very small, but it can have a significant impact no, I’m not going to follow that with #ThatsWhatSheSaid, because this is a serious answer to a serious [more...]

Privet Sochi!

Friday, February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

With the opening ceremony literally hours away, hopefully I can get this article out before everyone starts watching (and stops reading). Judging from the feedback from the [more...]


Thursday, February 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

With the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi about to start, I thought now would be as good a time as any to start talking about it. My involvement this time around is almost [more...]

The Future of Doping in Sport

Monday, February 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

blood doping, inexpensive and still commonly used For the longest time, I thought that it was a losing battle. The dopers would always outfox the anti-dopers. It was simply a [more...]

Drugs in Sport

Thursday, July 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

Take your pick It’s been a while since I’ve penned a controversial post. Experience (and my web stats) have shown me that the most popular posts on this website [more...]

Speed Skating Daily: Team Pursuit Final

Saturday, February 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Team Germany crosses the line despite a fall on the last straight… These olympics continue to surprise and inspire. Most unusual of the aftermath of the preliminaries [more...]
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