Category Archives: Sport

Great football chants from around the world

Being in Japan means being able to witness some great sports chants. Whether baseball, soccer (my favourite) or any other sport, every teams’ fans seem to have choreographed song and dance routines for every player and game eventuality imaginable…it’s truly … Continue reading

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This is why the world must have drones

Simply to take absolutely stunning video, like here. Oh yes, they’re also good for science and stuff, but just look at it: Pipeline Winter 2013 from Eric Sterman on Vimeo.

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Exactly what all kids’ sports should be like

Fun. Pure and simple. As fun as this very obviously is – and which brought a smile to my lips:

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Perhaps the most Japanese statement ever to come from an athlete?

Meet Naomi Osaka, an 18-year-old tennis player, representing Japan. She just won her first ever match at a Grand Slam tournament, beating Donna Vekic. While it was a great, personal success, it also meant that most dreaded-by-teenagers combination: attention and … Continue reading

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Oh Canada – how I love your 20,000 teddies!

Sometimes you stumble upon things that just make you sit up and go ‘huh???’. Like the fact that it’s apparently a thing for many Canadian hockey teams to have a Teddy Bear Toss game sometime in the beginning of December. … Continue reading

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Weird cheating and the Tour de France – cork, fans, Armstrong and blowing bellows

For my other life (journo) I’ve been researching a couple of stories about cycling and cheating. During me research, I stumbled onto some of the great stories from the archives of the world’s most famous race: the Tour de France. … Continue reading

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What Gareth Bale is earning – in simple human terms

The Welsh footballer Gareth Bale recently became the world’s most expensive footballer when he joined Real Madrid. Now as a Real Madrid fan, I welcome Bale to the club, but as a human being, I think the money spent to … Continue reading

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