Monthly Archives: February 2011

The greatest try of all time – 1973 Barbarians v All Blacks

No limit to how often I can watch this.

The Greatest Try of All Time, 1973 All Blacks vs. Barbarians

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Bryan Carrasco – biggest ever football cheat?

Chile U20 star tries to get opponent sent off by smacking himself in face
Metro
23/2/2011

In probably the greatest – or should that be worst – attempt to get an opponent sent off ever, Chile U20 star Bryan Carrasco has been caught smacking himself in the face with another player’s hand in a bid to win a free-kick.

Scotland v Wales 1971 – Gareth Edwards and Barry John

Those Welsh backs could play a bit. And Edwards and John as half-backs – not too many better combos in any rugby code, ever.

Batting tactics in the upcoming cricket World Cup

A thoughtful piece on the batting order and strategies available to the teams in the upcoming cricket world cup. Will this be the WC of the more orthodox batsmen such as the recently successful Trott?

Attack first or later?
Harsha Bhogle
CricInfo
February 4, 2011
What will be the batting approach in the World Cup? Will teams bank on aggressive openers or will they preserve wickets and cash in during the batting Powerplay?

How the Brazil 2014 World Cup logo was conceived

Conception of the Brazil 2014 logo

Conception of the Brazil 2014 logo

Martin Offiah

What a runner this guy was. 186 tries in 158 games for Wigan, 181 in 145 for Widnes. And “Chariots” had one of the best nicknames in sport too.

Here’s his 90m try at Wembley in the 1994 Challenge Cup Final against Leeds.

Just look at how much faster he is than the opposition in these tries: