Almost 40,000 runners set for 37th London Marathon on Sunday

Almost 40,000 runners set for 37th London Marathon on Sunday

This Sunday, 39,000 people will run the 37th London Marathon. A select few, including 83-year-old Ken Jones, have run every single race since its conception in 1981. The retired civil servant is a member of a slowly dwindling band of ever-presents; this year the group that formed a club of...

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Olympic Gold Medallist to visit St James Senior Girls’ School

Olympic Gold Medallist to visit St James Senior Girls’ School

As part of its annual Sports Week, St James Senior Girls’ School is looking forward to welcoming Olympic Gold medallist and Team GB Women’s hockey player Hollie Webb, next Friday April 28. Hollie shot to fame in last year’s Rio Olympics when she scored the winning “penalty shuffle” in the...

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Fulham 3 Aston Villa 1 – Cottagers move into playoff place

Fulham 3 Aston Villa 1 – Cottagers move into playoff place

Fulham made it six points from two crucial Easter fixtures with a 3-1 win over ten-man Aston Villa to significantly enhance their play-off credentials – but were made to work harder than they’d have liked. The home side took an early lead through 16-year-old protege Ryan Sessegnon, before the visitors...

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Destiny awaits Andy Murray

Destiny awaits Andy Murray

If you read one sporting autobiography this year, I implore you to make it that of 1990s tennis ‘hipster’ Andre Agassi. Raised in the suffocating heat of the Las Vegas desert by a merciless Iranian father, Agassi despised tennis from his early childhood, but knew of no other life. His...

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Two Easter matches will define Fulham FC’s Premier League quest

Two Easter matches will define Fulham FC’s Premier League quest

Their bid to reach occupy one the four Championship play-off places has hit troubled water in recent weeks, but a Fulham win over Norwich City at Carrow road on Good Friday would have the Whites back on course. They are positioned in Sheffield Wednesday’s slipstream, ready to pounce should the Yorkshire side...

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Chelsea set to miss out on Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez

Chelsea set to miss out on Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez

Chelsea look set to lose out on Arsenal’s star striker Alexis Sanchez who seems set to quit the Gunners, with Manchester City emerging as his preferred destination. Chilean station Radio Cooperativa report that Sanchez has already decided that this will be his final season with Arsenal, while City are prepared...

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Weekend Sporting Outlook: Masters & Grand National

Weekend Sporting Outlook: Masters & Grand National

Augusta National, home to the US Masters and a golf course where the grass literally seems that little bit greener, and the reflections in the water features slightly crisper. Some people may argue that the Open Championship – or British Open as the Americans call it – has the edge...

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Rolls Royce releases series of bespoke classics for British Rock Legends

Rolls Royce releases series of bespoke classics for British Rock Legends

On Wednesday March 29th, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled the first in a series of nine remarkable Wraith ‘Inspired by British Music’ cars to a select number of Rolls-Royce customers and music luminaries including Roger Daltrey CBE (The Who), Sir Ray Davies (The Kinks), Giles Martin, Francis Rossi OBE (Status Quo)...

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Weekend’s Sporting Roundup as Johanna Konta wins in Miami

Weekend’s Sporting Roundup as Johanna Konta wins in Miami

What has already been a memorable year for Britain’s number one female tennis player Johanna Konta, reached new heights this weekend as she recorded a fine win at the Miami Open. In what is certainly the most prestigious tournament win of her career, she became the first British woman to...

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Oxford University victorious in dramatic 163rd Boat Race

Oxford University victorious in dramatic 163rd Boat Race

Upwards of 250,000 spectators lined the banks of the River Thames to see Oxford University win the 163rd men’s Boat Race, with a time of exactly 17 minutes. On Saturday afternoon an unexploded Second World War bomb was spotted near the starting line and removed from the water by police on...

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