Last week I entered a magical world. Lush green grass under feet, bright purple and white flowers overhead and an air of excitement all around. The dull green gates of Wimbledon may as well be the pearly white ones to heaven. Every patron, having queued for hours, enters with a grin across their face and … Continue reading Tennis heaven
Melbournians pride ourselves on our status as the world’s most liveable city. This week I visited the city follows Melbourne in a close second. As capital of the Hasburg’s Austrian empire for over six centuries, Vienna is still decorated in grand palaces, churches and summer royal residences. But behind the history lies a patient and … Continue reading Vibrant Vienna
All parts of the Balkans show the scars of the Yugoslav wars but no place I saw this week was wounded so devastatingly as Srebrencia. The small town in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina is slowly shutting down as both Bosnians and Serbs abandon the location of Europe’s last genocide. The rolling hills and beautiful rivers … Continue reading Last genocide of Europe
Luke was in Istanbul as Turkey’s largest city erupted in patriotic protests against the conservative government. He describes his first hand experience of the weekend’s events. Continue reading The day I stumbled across a Turkish protest
Looking towards the future, I have purchased my own domain as I head towards increased activity. It’s a statement said on thousands of blogs across the net but this will be one of the few sites to honour the commitment of more posts more often. The key reason: A Euro Trip! Over four months, I … Continue reading All new episode: EURO TRIP
Shane Perkins’ injury curse may be over with news his recovery from shoulder surgery is ahead of schedule. Perkins, who first suffered a tendon tear last April, has admitted he suffered further damage late last year to his already injured right shoulder. To top it off, the two-time world champion and London Olympics bronze medallist … Continue reading Shane Perkins’ injury curse may be over
Tennis made the choice to move Hawk-Eye from television gadget to on-court decision maker seven years ago. It still is yet to tell everyone the system had obvious flaws, as Luke Costin explains Continue reading Why Hawkeye is flawed and is damaging both its players and umpires
Bought your Open tickets yet? No? Well, expect a $5 charge for not buying before today following the Australian Open’s redefinition of “pre-purchase”. Continue reading Why your Aus Open ground pass may cost you 34% extra
According to a 2010 report, more than three-quarters of innovation and tech articles are derived from the desks of public relations companies. Are tech journalists lazy or simply limited by the tools at their disposal? Continue reading PR: Journalists’ aid or fool’s gold?
LEWIS Rattray showed why he is Victoria’s best cyclo-cross rider with an outstanding comeback in the inaugural state championships at Bundoora Park on Sunday. Continue reading Rattray and Iacuone stage an epic Cyclo-cross battle!
Former Australian Road Race champion Allan Iacuone is not discounting his chances of taking the chocolates at this Sunday’s inaugural Victorian Cyclo-cross Championships at Bundoora Park. Continue reading Iacuone embraces the Cyclo-cross experience
Two horrific crashes marred GreenEDGE’s Tour of Flanders and will force a strategic re-think for this Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix. Continue reading Two crashes in Tour of Flanders cause GreenEDGE to change tack