Mar 122012

11 March 2012 Last updated at 23:20 GMT Share this page print By Peter Shuttleworth BBC Sport Wales The green, green grass is radiant with a golden glow. And it is not just Welsh rugby that is enjoying another golden era, sport in the world’s 155th largest nation is on the cusp of an unprecedented […]

Aug 192011
LONDON 2012: Woodward uneasy about effect on Twitter on athlete performance - More Than The Games

By Anna Young, Sportsbeat SIR Clive Woodward would rather Britain’s Olympians did not use Twitter during next year’s London 2012 Games – but admits he is powerless to stop them. OPINIONS: BOA performance chief Sir Clive Woodward, pictured with Sports Journalists’ Association chairman Barry Newcombe (right), was a lunch guest of leading British sports reporters […]

Aug 092011

They packed 80,000 in to watch it (‘no, please’, as the late Frankie Howerd used to say….’don’t laugh’) and you had to assume the punters enjoyed their day out in the sunshine. Rather like the sunbather in a back garden, laying down to enjoy a nice sleep…unaware of the snake slithering across the garden to […]