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IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH RECALLS SOME OF HIS FAVOURITE OLYMPIC MOMENTS

WE HAVE PLEASURE IN PRESENTING THIS WONDERFUL FOOTAGE (FROM OUR ARCHIVES) OF IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH RECALLING SOME OF HIS FAVOURITE OLYMPIC MOMENTS

OSCAR PIASTRI WINS THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX 2024

IN AN ACTION-PACKED RACE IN HUNGARY, OSCAR PIASTRI STORMED TO VICTORY, WINNING HIS FIRST EVER GRAND PRIX! STAY TUNED FOR MORE….! TED BUMPS INTO OSCAR PIASTRI

REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM ARRIVES IN FRANCE AHEAD OF OLYMPIC GAMES 2024

The Refugee Olympic Team, including athletes, coaches and staff have all arrived in France and have gathered in the historic town of Bayeux, Normandy for a pre-Games welcome camp.          

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX WEEKEND 2023

AS WE WAIT FOR ALL THE ACTION FROM THE HUNGARIAN PRIX 2024 WEEKEND, LET’S TAKE A LOOK BACK AT LAST YEAR’S EXCITING RACING! MAX VERSTAPPEN CAME FIRST IN 1:38:08:634, LANDO NORRIS SECOND (+33.731s), SERGIO PEREZ THIRD (+37.603s), AND LEWIS HAMILTON FOURTH, (+39.134s) AND LEWIS HAMILTON WAS BACK ON THE PODIUM AGAIN!! ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT CAME WHEN LANDO NORRIS ACCIDENTALLY BROKE MAX VERSTAPPEN’S TROPHY (WORTH THOUSANDS) ON THE PODIUM! COULD HE HAVE BEEN A BIT “JELLYPOTS”??  WHOOPS! HIGHLIGHTS OF THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 THE DAY BEFORE, A HAPPY LEWIS HAMILTON WAS BACK ON THE PODIUM AGAIN AT HUNGARY… “IT FEELS LIKE MY FIRST POLE” SAID LEWIS HAMILTON AFTER THE RACE LEWIS HAMILTON TOOK POLE POSITION AT THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX 2023 BY ...

THE OLYMPIC FLAME FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES PARIS 2024 IS LIT IN SYMBOLIC CEREMONY IN ANCIENT OLYMPIA

As we wait excitedly for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, let’s take another look at the lighting of the flame, and it’s exquisite Symbolic Ceremony with IOC President Thomas Bach, and his balanced, diplomatic, speech.  (The only way to pursue lasting peace!) THOMAS BACH SPEAKS AS THE OLYMPIC FLAME IS LIT FOR THE PARIS OLYMPICS It was ignited at the historic birthplace of the Olympic Games in Ancient Olympia in Greece. The Olympic flame, embodying peace and hope, will now journey across Greece before going to France. After arriving in Marseille on 8 May, it will travel across the entire country, and some French overseas territories, arriving at the Opening Ceremony in Paris on 26 July. Amongst the dignitaries attending this historic were International Olympic Committee (IOC) Presi...

PREMIER LEAGUE : MAN CITY VS ARSENAL – 31/03/2024 – (PHOTO – THERE WAS MORE THAN A LITTLE ARGEY-BARGEY BETWEEN HAALAND AND GABRIEL THROUGHOUT THE MATCH…!)

WELL, IT WAS MUCH-OF-A-MUCHNESS BETWEEN MAN CITY AND ARSENAL ON 31/03/2024, WITH QUITE A FEW ATTEMPTS ON TARGET ON BOTH SIDES, BUT TO NO AVAIL., WITH THE GAME CULMINATING IN A DRAW OF 0 – 0 STILL, THE POINTS WERE SHARED – AND THERE IS MORE THAN ENOUGH ACTION TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO HERE FROM THESE TWO WORLD CLASS TEAMS.  SO ENJOY!

DAVID BECKHAM MEETS JUDE BELLINGHAM

CHECK THIS OUT!  THE TIME WHEN TWO SUPERSTARS SHARED THE SAME SOFA.  (THE BECKHAM DOCUMENTARY IS REALLY WORTH A WATCH BY THE WAY, NOT MANY MIGHT KNOW JUST HOW INSTRUMENTAL DAVID’S FATHER WAS IN HIS CAREER.) DAVID BECKHAM MEETS JUDE BELLINGHAM!

LEWIS HAMILTON WINS THE SILVERSTONE GRAND PRIX 2024

WHAT AN AFTERNOON IT WAS ON SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2024 AT THE BRITISH GRAND PRIX, WITH THE EXPERTISE OF THE DRIVERS ESPECIALLY APPARENT WHILST NAVIGATING THE INCLEMENT WEATHER AT SILVERSTONE! LEWIS HAMILTON STORMED TO VICTORY IN 1:22.27.059, WITH MAX VERSTAPPEN SECOND (+1.465), AND LANDO NORRIS THIRD (+7.547) LEWIS WAS EMOTIONAL AFTER THE RACE, REVEALING THAT HE HAD FELT LOW AT TIMES, NOT HAVING REACHED THE TOP OF THE PODIUM FOR A WHILE. (WHO KNEW?) BUT LOOKED EXTREMELY HAPPY TO HAVE WON AT SILVERSTONE, SEEMINGLY SPURRED ON BY THE SUPPORT FROM THE LOYAL HOME CROWD PUTTING SOME ‘WIND BENEATH HIS WINGS.’ “IT’S THE MOST EMOTIONAL WIN I’VE EVER EXPERIENCED” SAID LEWIS HAMILTON EMOTIONAL SCENES AS LEWIS HAMILTON CELEBRATES WITH MERCEDES AFTER THE RACE HIGHLIGHTS OF...

PREMIER LEAGUE 2023: MANCHESTER CITY VS FULHAM – 02/09/2023 (PHOTO – ERLING HAALAND CELEBRATES HIS HAT-TRICK)

ANOTHER CHANCE TO LOOK AT THE EXCITING MATCH BETWEEN MANCHESTER CITY AND FULHAM, WHERE ERLING HAALAND SCORES HIS SEVENTH HAT-TRICK! PREMIER LEAGUE – MANCHESTER CITY VS FULHAM – 02/09/2023

EUROS 2024 – 29/06/2024 (PHOTO – KAI HAVERTZ AND GERMANY CELEBRATE)

IT WAS AN EVENTFUL EVENING YESTERDAY IN THE GERMANY VS DENMARK MATCH, BEGINNING WITH A HEADER BY GERMANY’S NICO SCHLOTTERBECK AT JUST 3 MINS. INTO THE MATCH BEING RULED OUT AFTER ANDREAS SKOV OLSEN WAS BLOCKED BY JOSHUA KIMMICH. AND THEN A STORM WITH THUNDER AND LIGHTNING STOPPING PLAY FOR AT LEAST 20 MINS. TOWARDS THE END OF THE FIRST-HALF. KAI HAVERTZ SCORED FROM A PENALTY AT 58 MINS., WITH SOME EXTREEEEEMELY FANCY FOOTWORK, DESIGNED TO DISTRACT THE GOALY, WHICH WORKED! (CHECK IT OUT),  AND JAMAL MUSIALA SCORED A STUNNER AT 68 MINS. DENMARK’S JOACHIM ANDERSEN HAD EARLIER HAD A GOAL DISALLOWED AFTER THOMAS DELANEY WAS DEEMED OFFSIDE IN THE BUILD-UP UP TO THE GOAL, AND THEN TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, THE PENALTY WAS APPLIED BECAUSE VAR HAD DETECTED DAVID RAUM’S CROSS HAD TOUC...

EUROS 2024: ENGLAND VS SLOVENIA

WELL, FOR THOSE WHO WERE EXPECTING BELLS AND WHISTLES (AKA GOALS) IN THE MATCH LAST NIGHT BETWEEN ENGLAND VS SLOVENIA, THEY MIGHT BE SCRATCHING THEIR HEADS THIS MORNING.  BUT THERE WERE, IN FACT, 12 SHOTS FOR ENGLAND WITH 4 ON TARGET, (INCLUDING A STUNNER FROM SAKA WHICH WAS DISALLOWED FOR BEING OFFSIDE), AND 4 SHOTS FOR SLOVENIA, WITH 1 ON TARGET, WITH ENGLAND HAVING 74% POSSESSION DURING THE MATCH, AND SLOVENIA 26%. SO PLENTY OF ACTION!  IT WAS QUITE A PHYSICAL MATCH ACTUALLY, WITH NEITHER SIDE FRIGHTENED TO ‘TAKE A JAB’ (AKA TACKLE), WHEN THE NEED AROSE BUT ENGLAND MANAGING TO COME THROUGH ONCE AGAIN AS TOP OF THE GROUP,  WITHOUT INJURY OR OVER-EXERTION, MEANING THAT THEY CAN NOW STROLL ONTO THEIR NEXT MATCH AGAINST THE NETHERLANDS ON SUNDAY (WHICH WON’T BE CONFIRMED U...

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL : BORUSSIA DORTMUND VS REAL MADRID – 01/06/2024

WHAT A DYNAMIC MATCH LAST NIGHT BETWEEN BORUSSIA DORTMUND AND REAL MADRID, WHERE IT WAS ANYONE’S GAME UNTIL THE 74TH MINUTE, WITH BOTH TEAMS HAVING SEVERAL SHOTS ON TARGET, (WITH DORTMUND HAVING MORE BY HALF-TIME), BUT NOT REACHING THE BACK OF THE NET, UNTIL REAL MADRID’S DANI CARVAJAL (WHO HAD BEEN LITERALLY ALL OVER THE PLACE), SCORED AT 74 MINS., AND WITH HIS TEAM-MATE VINICIUS JR., SCORING AT 83 MINS., THE GAME CULMINATED IN A 2 – 0 WIN TO REAL MADRID, MAKING THEM WINNERS OF THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL! CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL – BORUSSIA DORTMUND VS REAL MADRID – 01/06/2024