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Adios Dios—The Maradona Story

Diego Armando Maradona, one of football’s biggest icons, passed away on November 25th, 2020 from a heart attack. He was larger than life to many football fanatics and left a huge impression on the city of Naples and Argentina. He was infamous for his controversy off the field and his wizardry on it, and will be remembered as one of the greatest to ever play the game.

Sports During CoVID-19

The sporting industry has been one of the worst affected due to the global pandemic, with a dip in viewership, a loss of investment and a lack of willingness by players to resume training. As fans remain apprehensive about the future of their favourite sports, players and managers prepare themselves for new safety regulations, along with the atmosphere of isolation that will surround games in the future.

Football for Sale—The Fraudulent Financials in Football

The beautiful game, unfortunately, is no stranger to money matters, having seen its fair share of ugly scandals over recent years. With Manchester City being the latest to be in breach of financial regulations, it is important to understand the history of these frauds, including the organisations, clubs, officials, and players that enable it.

Boundaries and Big Bucks—The T20 Story

Twenty years ago, in the age of tests and ODIs, a need for a format of cricket which could be a crowd puller had arisen. In this article, we explore the creation of Stuart Robertson’s 20/20 vision for cricket, the T20 leagues and get an insight into how it changed the landscape of cricket forever.