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Monday Morning Motivation – Talk to the backhand

This Girl Can photo showing a bird's eye view of women in a sports hall

Talk to the backhand is a great advert that is part of the This Girl Can campaign. As with most of the adverts in this series, it has a double meaning. ‘Talk to the hand, ’cause the face ain’t listening’ means someone will not listen to what you’re saying. The word ‘backhand’ Read more…


Workout Wednesday – Tennis E. Williams

“You can’t change the past, but being bitter about it can certainly change your future!”


What do you know about the history of sport in Nigeria?

It’s a little-known fact that the first football match that I went to see was a friendly between Japan and Nigeria at the St Mary’s stadium in Southampton. I’m not a huge football fan and the weather was bleak (torrential rain), but the atmosphere was electric. The fans were incredibly Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

Ok, so Wimbledon may be over, but how about some Novak Djokovic for some Monday morning motivation? Jacobs Creek / Made By Determination / Novak Djokovic from keef on Vimeo. The ‘Made By’ films series, which was directed by Keith ‘Keef’ Ehrlich, has three chapters, ‘Birthed by Serbia’, ‘Shaped by Read more…