Other sports

Pressure points and performance: Choking and panic

2011-03-26: Cricket is not a sport that we’ve done a great deal of analysis of here on The Science of Sport. The irony is that the…

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Two doping cases: Exonerated vs punished. Fair or foul?

2011-02-04: Yesterday, a reader sent me a link for an article from the Telegraph newspaper, titled “Rugby Union players are exonerated while cyclists take the blame.  How is…

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Year in review: Sports website of the year

2010-12-17: If you are a regular reader of this site, then you probably appreciate analysis and insight more than most.  At least, that’s what we try…

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Kayaking wrap from Poznan

2010-08-25: The 2010 ICF Sprint World championships in Poznan are now over, and the focus now shifts to Olympic qualification next year, and then hopefully onto…

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Delays and canoe sprint world champs from Poland

2010-08-21: Well, it’s been a long time between posts, please accept my apologies.  I will blame: burn-out (leading to writer’s block!) after the Tour de France…

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It’s Spain!

2010-07-12: Spain are the World Champions.  A tense, highly dramatic final in Johannesburg went all the way to the wire, through 90 minutes and very nearly…

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More feedback on football and cycling

2010-07-12: I have too little energy (and time) for a proper, in-depth post, but as promised, analysis from last night’s World Cup final is now done,…

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The World Cup Final and leTour 2010 hits the Alps

2010-07-09: 62 games down, 2 to go.  And the final game, on Sunday night, will see a first-time world champion crowned when either the Spanish or…

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Football analysis: Altitude and goal scoring

2010-07-05: Amazing to think that we’re now done with 60 out of 64 matches, and by this time next week, the World Cup will have left…

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