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?
Without question, the final weekend of Coachella will be remembered for Tupac’s computer-generated resurrection. But while this event not only made those in attendance think they were using the best hallucinogens ever made, it also marked a tipping point for all forms of entertainment. After most Americans changed their shorts from climaxing at the sight of a…Read More Are holograms set to revolutionise sport?
It appears that Western Sydney is growing too fast for its own good, with yet another sporting team announced for the burgeoning, sports-mad region. But as hungry chief executives expand into Sydney’s most lucrative market, they agree to enter an arms race from which there can only be one winner. The densely populated region has already proven a magnet for new sporting…Read More Wooing Western Sydney: the great arms race
As New Orleans prepares for the 2012 Final Four this weekend, many are tipping that the University of Kentucky will continue its decisive march to a national championship – and rightfully so. The Wildcats are a machine comprised of four soon-to-be first round drafts picks, one of which, Anthony Davis, will be the first player…Read More March Madness, the Final Four showdown