Category: Athletics

How have athletes used major sporting events to protest racial inequality?

Tweet The Beijing Olympics in 2008 had 4.4 billion television viewers worldwide (Statista, 2016). Major sporting events have global attraction. Athletes are admired and often idolised by fans and spectators who support them at these events. When an athlete performs at a major sporting event they have a global platform […]

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Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode 8: Vladimir, Mankads and the Six Nations

In the eighth episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast, the boys talk about the cancellation of the Indoor Athletics Championship, the winners of the Australian Open and the start of the Six Nations. As always there is the usual roundup of Premier League fixtures as well as updates from lower league football and foreign football. Riley talks about England’s white-ball preparations in South Africa and Tony talks business in Formula One. With Lil DA unavailable through illness, Tony takes on the Live Breathe Sport quiz alone once more.

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Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode 7: Ducks, Horses and Ripsnorters

In the seventh episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast, The boys pay tribute to the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant before taking us through the latest round of the FA Cup and Premier League results. Riley takes us through the latest transfer updates and a new segment that features the weirdest rumours from the week before Tony goes through the latest non-league results. Aside from football, Riley goes back to his comfort zone and talks us through England’s latest overseas victory in South Africa and Tony talks tennis and basketball. No producer Lil DA means that Tony has to run the gauntlet alone once more as he takes on the latest Live Breathe Sport quiz.

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Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode Four: End of Decade Special

In the fourth episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast and this week it’s our end of decade special. The lads go through their favourite film, TV series, video game and song of the decade. The lads then will finally be talking about sport, discussing their sportsperson and sporting moment of the decade.

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Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode Three: Russia, Marco Silva and Joshua v Ruiz

In the third episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast, the boys discuss their World XI ahead of the Team of the Year awards before discussing whether Russia’s global ban was fair? They also talk about the sacking of Marco Silva and Watford’s appointment of Nigel Pearson before going through the latest football results from the lower leagues and around the world. Riley pays tribute to Bob Willis before talking about why England’s tour to South Africa could be under threat before analysing the visitor’s squad. Tony goes over the Joshua v Ruiz rematch before once again joining producer Lil DA in talking about the latest basketball news. The podcast is rounded out with the third edition of the LBS sporting quiz with Tony looking to bounce back from a big loss last week.

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June 2024