We induct the legendary American 200 and 400 metre runner Michael Johnson into our hall of fame.
We are back to our normal rotation after our year review shows. Jonathan brings you action from 1968 when Leeds took on Wakefield in the Challenge Cup final. In a game that would be defined by the weather and end in heartbreaking fashion.
Shane takes us back to where it all began for Roman Abramovich, at Old Trafford, where Manchester United entertained Real Madrid in one of the great Champions League games.
Another mammoth sporting retrospective comes to an end. Our favourite American, Greg Blanchard joins us to review 2013 in Baseball, Ice Hockey, Baskeball, American Football and Soccer (or football if you’re Euro-inclined).
We feature a special rant on Manchester United, and a bold prediction from Greg on the Superbowl (we recorded this back in January), as well as our sporting awards for the heroes and villains of 2013. (more…)
In part three of our 2013 review show we look at the sports of cricket, cycling and athletics.
Be warned, it was a huge year in cricket with two Ashes series so cricket talk takes up the vast majority of the show. If you really hate cricket, skip to around the 1 hour 50 mark.
The belated retrospective of 2013 continues, as we look back on the past year in Tennis, Golf, Boxing, Formula 1 and Parasport. (more…)
It’s that time of the year when we start our look back on the 2013 sporting year.
Part one of our review of the year covers Rugby Union, Rugby League, Sailing, Darts, Snooker, Horse Racing and Swimming.
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We look at one of the greatest feats in the history of sailing, when back in 2005, Ellen MacArthur broke the world record for sailing around the world solo. Given the nature of the sport, we felt it wise to have guest-hosts who actually know something about sailing. Former guest, Laura Fudge returns to the show, joined in tow by her husband, Gareth,
We battle a few sound gremlins, as we widen the discussion to include the topic of female representation in sport, as well as Britain’s curious relationship with sailing.
After the closing theme tune, we have a brief conversation about sports sponsorship and how the episode would have turned out, were it not for the Fudge’s assistance. (more…)
We induct British cyclist Victoria Pendleton into our Hall of Fame. We cover her rivalry with Anna Meares, her love/hate relationship with the sport and the impact of her career on the next generation.