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
We begin with an explanation for the lengthy delay between our last show and this one, before delving into the topic of college sports in America. Our special guest is Christienna Fryar, professor at SUNY Buffalo State. This episode has a trigger warning as our conversation includes discussion of rape and sexual assault. (more…)
In the first of a series of speicals, we are joined by Laura and Mary to discuss long distance running.
We have our customary late conclusion to the sporting review of last year. With help from Greg Blanchard of 'Inappropriate Conversations' fame, we have a look back on 2015 in the NBA, and in the world of football, before ending with our respective sporting heroes and villains of the year: (more…)
Turns out it was a huge year for both codes of rugby. Also this brings up our 100th episode. Thanks for listening guys.
2016 may have begun, but our review of 2015 in sport continues apace. This episode takes in the past year in Tennis, Cycling, and Cricket. (more…)
In part two of our 2015 review show, we have a look at the Women's World Cup (Football) that took place in Canada in June.
We are joined by Shireen Ahmed, who can be found at http://www.shireenahmed.com/ and on twitter @_shireenahmed_
We bring you part one of our review of 2015. We are joined by Emma Foster from Greatest Show in the Galaxy to discuss the NFL and Athletics seasons.
This show was meant to include the Women's World Cup but that would have added more than an hour to the run time so that will be released as a stand alone show soon.
We look back at the career of Australian Rugby League star, Ian Roberts. A vicious competitor, whose on-pitch ferocity was masking huge personal turmoil.
To give a heads-up, we discuss issues of homophobia and suicide on this episode. (more…)
We take you through our Top 5 performances that made people go, "Woah, who is this guy/girl?"
We take a trip to the 1960's to review two sporting events of poignance and resistance.
Jonathan talks about the 1967 Tour de France, where Tommy Simpson - arguably Britain's most influential cyclist - pushes himself to the limit, and beyond.
Shane recants the story of Vera Caslavska, the Czechoslovakian gymnast, who used the medal rostrum at the 1968 Olympics as a platform of political protest.
Before all this, prompted by an email from Chris Hale, we briefly touch on the issue of Adam Goodes, and racism in Aussie Rules football. (more…)