On the 15th June I lined up amidst 185 other runners. They all looked the part; bottles of water in hand that were designed for increased grip, specialised running wear in a multitude of colours that generally hurt my eyes, a few head bands that reminded me of the 80′s and of course, running [...]
Archive for December, 2011
Eleven years ago the cricketing world was stunned when it emerged that the then South African captain Hansie Cronje had been the organizer of a series of fixed matches in 2000. Cronje was banned for life. The purists, pundits and punters thought it couldn’t get much worse when such a beloved player could have been [...]
London 2012 doesn’t just bring the world’s biggest sporting spectacle to the UK. Along with it comes numerous legacy projects such as RELAYS (Regional Educational Legacy in Arts and Youth Sport), that aim to inspire young people around the country to engage in sport. Attached to the 2012 deal to host the Olympics in London [...]
At just 22 Louis Smith is already one of the best artistic gymnasts in the world and, after whetting his appetite in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has his sights set firmly on a gold medal come the 2012 Olympics. The Peterborough-born gymnast caught up exclusively with James Hartnett just seven months before the Games well [...]
For those that remember, Slamball needs no introduction. Way back in 2002, broadcast on the now non – existent UK channel Trouble, Slamball found its way to our screens, and smashed its way to commercial success in just a matter of years. Yet this unique hybrid sport, which combines elements of basketball, American football and [...]
Bournemouth’s BA Multimedia Journalism course raised over £700 this week by putting on a charity festival night
It’s the final Charlotte Gay Show of 2011. This podcast tells the tale of my skydiving survival, Clothes Show visits, of course Gay Pride and Wolf Gang’s Max McElligott – which can be listened alone here Wolf Gang @ Leopallooza If you like what you hear, why not follow the show on twitter @charlottegay92 [...]
Interested in Nerve TV this year? At long last we are going to get the ball rolling. As of next term there will be opportunities to get involved with creating top quality content under the Nerve TV banner for a number of projects, including Old [...]
Last Sunday, a ream of running St. Nics took to Bournemouth Beach for RAG’s Santa Fun Run.
Festive fun sweeps the UK this December, as santa themed runs take place to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.