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Muhammad Ali
1942 - 2016

Ali

IN AN INTERVIEW with Parkinson in 1971, about six months after his first professional loss by the gloves of Joe Fraizer, Ali admitted he didn’t box because he enjoyed it; he merely used it as aRead More

The scene of Wales' 1-0 win over World No.2's Belgium

Wales deny NI with last-minute clincher in Cardiff

International Sport, National Sport, Sport March 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

LEAVING it to the penultimate minute of full time, an injury plagued Wales dashed hopes of a first away win in a decade for the visiting Northern Irish. In a friendly organised to test the mettle ofRead More

We could not have been more wrong about the Six Nations

We could not have been more wrong about the Six Nations

International Sport, National Sport, Sport March 22, 2016 at 5:30 pm Comments

HERE at the good ship A.S.M we can admit when we’ve got something wrong, and we did not get the Six Nations right. Well, Jim got close. Saturday’s action was exactly what fans had been longingRead More

India are making a mess of the T20 World Cup

India are making a mess of the T20 World Cup

International Sport, Opinion, Sport March 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

IN THE WORLD of cricket T20 is either viewed as the glorious future, a hit and giggle, or an abomination to the cricketing gods that will lead to the destruction of the game as we knowRead More

The World Club Series: NRL leaves the Super League streets behind

The World Club Series: NRL leaves the Super League streets behind

International Sport, Sport February 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

A SECOND Consecutive World Club Series whitewash gives powers that be in English game plenty to ponder. National Rugby League (NRL) teams are so far ahead that the 3-0 sweep (114-28 on aggregate – but who’s counting?)Read More

Europa League: More than the runt of the UEFA litter

Europa League: More than the runt of the UEFA litter

International Sport, Sport February 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

THE UEFA Europa League is the best representation of European football and it is sorely undervalued by British Football fans and clubs up and down the isle. This undeniable fact reflects poorly upon us as a footballRead More

McCaffery breaks down this year’s Six Nations prospects

McCaffery breaks down this year’s Six Nations prospects

International Sport, National Sport, Sport February 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments

After the World Cup seeing none of the Home Nations progress beyond the quarter-finals, all six countries will be eager to prove themselves on the international stage this year during the Six Nations, which is nowRead More

Six Nations starts tomorrow, and the Home Nations are hungrier than ever

Six Nations starts tomorrow, and the Home Nations are hungrier than ever

International Sport, National Sport, Sport February 5, 2016 at 7:24 pm Comments

THE RUGBY World Cup still remains in the mind of fans of all the home nations. Not that surprising given it ended less than four months ago, but with the biggest upsets in the tournament’s historyRead More

Swimming without presence at the Beeb’s Christmas Presents

Swimming without presence at the Beeb’s Christmas Presents

International Sport, National Sport, Sport December 22, 2015 at 9:45 pm Comments

Aquatic sports have missed out on Sports Personality recognition. Again. According to Sport England 2.69m people swam for a minimum of thirty minutes once a week in the twelve months October 2013 to October 2014. SwimmersRead More

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

International Sport, National Sport, Sport December 12, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

SHOULD Burgess have returned to Rugby League? This is the question on a lot of the Rugby World’s mind. The answer is simple: yes. Burgess is arguably the single greatest Rugby League Forward to ever blessRead More