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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? The ‘Made By’ films series, which was directed by Keith ‘Keef’ Ehrlich, has three chapters, ‘Birthed by Serbia’, ‘Shaped by Jelena’ and ‘Inspired by Dreams’.