The Greatest Events In Sporting History

This show has Shane and it has Jonathan. Can you guess what they talk about? That’s right! Events in the sporting history. From what I hear, that actually talk about the greatest events in sporting history

Episodes

GEISH 115 – Jonathan Edwards at the 1995 World Championships & Graham Obree’s Hour World Record

We look at Graham Obree's against the odds attempt to break cycling's hour world record, before recounting Jonathan Edwards' special year in 1995, culminating in the World Championship triple jump competition. (more…)

GEISH 114 – Diego Maradona at the 1986 World Cup

We talk about how Diego Maradona made the 1986 World Cup in Mexico his own, and in doing so stamped his name permanently into sporting history.

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GEISH 113 – Real Madrid (1954 -1960)

We induct our second team into our Hall of Fame. The Real Madrid side that popularised that popularised the phrase "galacticos". We look at the rule of Santiago Bernabeu, the links with Franco and fascism, and a run of success that remains unparalleled.

We also give a brief mention of the sports & feminist podcast 'Burn it All Down', which if you're not currently listening to, you should.

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GEISH 112 – Top 5 Hot Takes

Emma from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy joins us for a Hot Takes Show. We share our top 5 predictions for the future of sport, and we all know how good we are at predicting, right?

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GEISH 111 – England vs. South Africa, 4th Test (1998) and 2013 Darts Premier League Final

Our look at two sports begins with the contest between England and South Africa at Trent Bridge that will forever be remembered for the individual duel between Michael Atherton and Allan Donald.

We then revisit the darts Premier League Final from 2013, where the sport's past met its future, as Phil Taylor faced Martin Van Gerwen for that year's Premier League title. (more…)

GEISH 110 – Super Bowl 51

There were some sound issues during this recording.
We are joined by Emma (from Greatest Show in the Galaxy) to talk about Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the England Patriots

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GEISH 109 – 2016 In Review (Part 4)

As we settle into 2017, we end our sporting review of 2016 with a look at the past year in basketball and - with the help of Shireen Ahmed - football. We also break down our respective heroes and villains of 2016. (more…)

GEISH 108 – 2016 in Review (Part 3)

Our review of 2016 continues, this time Emma Foster (from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy) joins us for the NFL, before we take you through the year in Cycling and Cricket.

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GEISH 107 – 2016 In Review (Part 2)

Apologies for the sound issues with this episode. But the sound gremlins haven't prevented our 2016 sporting retrospective from continuing. Christienna Fryar returns to talk through the past year in Tennis, while we also look at what 2016 brought us in Rugby League and Rugby Union. (more…)

GEISH 106 – 2016 In Review (Part 1)

We begin our look back at the sporting year with a review of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics. Returning to the show to help us unpack it all is SUNY Buffalo State professor, Christienna Fryar. (more…)