The details aren’t out yet – and they don’t really need to be – but already journalists are hypothesising that Ben Barba’s downfall is due to the ‘fishbowl existence’ he leads. That a “shy, retiring” boy from the country has been swept up in his own stardom and the alluring bright lights of the evil,…Read More Blaming The ‘Fishbowl’ For Everything
Keen readers of this website will know I occasionally enjoy throwing some business-speak into the odd article. The 1990s and 2000s saw the increasing commodisation of sport as a “product.” Global CEOs have turned their hand to sports administration and are constantly on the look out for emerging markets; for a “greater slice of the…Read More So What’s The Deal With The Whole ‘Co-Captains’ Thing?
Is it too early to announce to everyone within earshot that I hit 137 off 146 balls against a bowling attack that included Australian test cricket debutant Moises Henriques back when I was 16? Probably. It’s also amazingly self-aggrandising. But it’s every failed sportsman’s right to publicly state their association with and against any elite…Read More Tall Tales Involving Current Athletes
The Public Apology has long been known for its sartorial savvy. Anyone who has walked into the TPA HQ would know that the editorial team takes a very serious approach to its workplace attire (not so much to workplace discrimination, however). As such, we feel it is imperative to let you, the sporting consumer, in…Read More The Winter ’13 Catalogue: Sartorial Tips For Attending Your Favourite Football Code
Over the past 20 years we’ve witnessed the gradual synthesis of sports and science – and because it has been gradual, we’ve accepted it as part of the sporting landscape. But is it time to do away with all the scientific analysis and just go back to basics? The Public Apology chief editor Dave Edwards…Read More Has Sports Science Come Too Far? Undoubtedly, Yes