Author: Lee Austin

Hagibis Causing Havoc on Formula One Calendar

The remembrance of past tragedy is the convincing factor behind the cancellation of all practice and qualifying races which was set to take place on Saturday at the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix. The entire city is preparing for when the category five storm, super typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Saturday and the organizers of the …

Lloyd Harris Upcoming Tennis Star

This week saw the upcoming South African tennis star, Lloyd Harris defeating the 25th ranked Australian, Alec de Minaur in the first round of the Japan Open. Harris currently ranked as number 99 in the world managed a 6-3, 6-7(6/8), 7-6(10/8) victory. The Japan Open is now in its 46th year. The tournament is being played …

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup officials came into the spotlight already early on in the tournament. This was sparked after the opening round when Australia took on Fiji. Now World Rugby made an official statement admitting that the pre-tournament directives were not followed through upon by officials as rigidly as expected. Outcries about the officials’ poor performance were …

Norwich Taking Victory

This past weekend Carrow Road was destined for greatness within the soccer world. When the world’s best got defeated by the underdogs, and everybody remembered once again why soccer is such a widely loved sport globally. Manchester City had to suffer at the hand of Norwich with a winning score for the home team of 3-2. …

Gender Equality Concerning Sports

Over the past couple of months, the fight for gender equality has taken on various forms in the world of professional sports. From women’s teams requesting equal pay to secure the same prize money. The face of gender equality in certain countries does, however, have a much more cruel look than covering pay gaps. The death …

Thailand ICCT20 Qualifier

Thailand is making massive waves in the world of cricket as a new and upcoming team desperate to leave their mark in the arena of international cricket. Since 2013, the Thailand women’s cricket team has been present in ICCT20 qualifier, but this year it is only one more game which they need to win to make …

Steve Smith and Ashes Action

During the second series of the historical clash between Australia and England, Steve Smith took a speeding bouncer ball, delivered by English fast bowler, Jofra Archer to the neck and came tumbling down face first. This incident didn’t only take Smith out of playing during the third series but also brought on harmful behaviour from specific …

Cricket Australia New Transgender Policies

Cricket Australia made it official that transgender players are allowed to play according to the gender with which they identify. This new guideline applies to both amateurs as well as professional cricket. The decision is considered by many as a death blow to women’s cricket. The Policy Earlier this week, Cricket Australia announced its very elite …

The Emotional Ups and Downs of Nick Kyrgios

It has been an exciting week in Washington for tennis fans. A week which ended on a high note for the loyal fans of the 27th ATP ranked Australian tennis star, Nick Kyrgios when he landed his sixth ATP title with a straight-set win against Daniil Medvedev. A Constant Emotional Roller Coaster During his career, Kyrgios …