Monthly Archives: July 2012

Au Revoir, Arnaud

One of the great things about visiting the Australian Open, as I’m sure it would be at the other Grand Slams, is realising that every player in the draw is someone’s favourite. For the last 12 years, the man who … Continue reading

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Unparalleled Dominance

In 2000, statistician Charles Davis argued that Sir Donald Bradman was the most dominant sportsman of all time. While he was criticised in some quarters for what was thought to be a fairly simplistic statistical analysis, The Age reported Davis’ … Continue reading

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The Trolls and the Role Models

A couple of weeks ago, the NBA fined New York Knick Amar’e Stoudemire $50,000 for an offensive tweet that he sent in a private message to a fan. Stoudemire said: “Fuck you. I don’t have to do anything fag.” Not … Continue reading

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