Emiliano Sala case: Who was to blame?

Tweet Case background: At the start of the year, Cardiff City signed Argentine forward Emiliano Sala from French club Nantes. However, this transfer turned into a tragic disaster as Sala’s plane was lost over the English Channel with both Sala himself and the pilot of his plane, David Ibbotson, being pronounced dead. There was lots of media coverage, tracking the police search and the subsequent private search that took place. Also, the aftermath with the argument over Sala’s transfer fee, the role of his agent and about who was to…

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International Media Review: Racism at Bulgaria v England

Tweet England’s convincing 6-0 win in Bulgaria last week was overshadowed by abhorrent scenes of Bulgarian fans using racist chants. This lead to the game being halted twice as stadium announcements were made telling the fans to stop. The irony is that a section of the stadium was closed due to previous offences by Bulgarian fans. Clearly, the sanctions aren’t working. Should UEFA be doing more to stamp it out? Watch the video below to see how the story was covered around the world: Image created by Toby Oliver using…

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Opinion: The numbers behind Kyle Edmund’s demise

Tweet This time last year, Kyle Edmund was on the brink of breaking into the world’s top ten. He was playing at the European Open in Belgium which turned out to be his first title on the ATP Tour. After beating Gael Monflis in the final, he broke down in tears and ran over to his coach. Fast forward 12 months, he loses his seventh match in a row in the first round of qualifying at the same tournament to the 116th best player in the world, Norbert Gombos. The…

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Andy Murray’s career will be shorter if he continues to play singles

Tweet Before the start of the Australian Open in January, Andy Murray was a broken man. Breaking down in his pre-tournament press conference and admitting that retirement was a real possibility was a major low for British tennis fans. However, he has since made an extraordinary comeback in doubles and now in singles. The bad news for his fans is that his singles career could shorten his career considerably in comparison to if he had chosen to play doubles exclusively. Clearly, doubles is a lot less physically demanding than the…

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