Author: Lee Austin

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 …

Sport Textile Market a Growing Segment

Recently statistics have been released by Stats and Reports, indicating that the Global Sports Textile Market is fast busy growing into one of the most influential role players impacting the global economy. Indicating Growth The statistics for this report was gathered in cooperation with a number of the most significant role players in the sports textile …

Popular Sports in Africa

For a country as diverse and massive as Africa, its easy to understand how world-class athletes can be produced in every type of sport imaginable. For instance, in the world of athletics, Africans have dominated the sporting events for decades year after year. With that in mind, let’s take an in-depth look at the country and …

How Copa America Can Shape the World Cup in 2022 for South American Nations

During the final of the Copa America, Brazil gained the lead with Everton, while Peru provided the equaliser thanks to Paolo Guerrero before Brazil sealed the game with a 3-1 victory. Just three days later, both players were in the quarterfinals for their clubs during the Brazilian Cup. Once domestic football starts, international competitions quickly get …