WELL PLAYED NIKE!

12 September 2018 Comments 0

If you’ve read my previous blogs (mostly here) and search ‘Nike’, you will know that I have been one of the first out of the blocks to criticise them in the past. And rightly so as part of the elite corporate sportswear companies that keep the Olympic and other sporting bodies ticking in the manner to which they have become accustomed.

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NIKE SHOULD JUST DO IT

17 June 2015 Comments 5

While football and FIFA have grabbed most of the world headlines in recent weeks when it comes to shonky sports administration, there has been another story bubbling away which is also big, also worrying, and yet another example where a sponsor has so far been left wanting.

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ATLANTA 1996, SYDNEY 2000: BORN TO RUN

14 August 2016 Comments 0

Today, I’m highlighting two of my favourite all-time athletes who make the list for that reason alone. They were both the best in their distances. Their careers also largely coincided at the Olympic Games.

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SYDNEY 2000: CATHY’S RACE IS OUR RACE

12 August 2016 Comments 1

As some of my blogs already in this series has shown, it’s challenging enough to be a favourite for a race, or for an athlete to be so finally tuned to peaking at the right time to achieve a personal best. What must it be like for those favourite to win before their home crowd?

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Russia: SAVE or QUARANTINE?

20 July 2016 Comments 4

Here we are again.

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We need leadership – in sport and society

10 May 2016 Comments 5

I had an interesting experience towards the end of last year. It occurred when I visited the CEO of a prominent local sporting team to brief them about SKINS (then) forthcoming social marketing campaign around supporting LGBT individuals in the sporting environment, known as #RainbowLaces.

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Channeling 1984 for Seb Coe

11 November 2015 Comments 1

Oh what a tangled web.

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