Simon Orchard

No HIL, Equals Hockey In Limbo

There will be no Hockey India League in 2018, if word out of India is correct. It is believed that last week Hockey India sent notice to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to advise that there would be no League

The Umpire is Always Right – Even When He is Wrong

Last night after a thrilling final between India and Australia the 36th edition of the Champions Trophy came to a very unsatisfactory close. India playing in their first final at a major tournament in 36 years took the game to

Remembering Athletes are Human.

To many on the outside being a top flight athlete is a dream job. All they see are the success stories, the travel, the winning, the sponsorship deals, the adoration of many young fans even the girls. What they do

Podcast #2 – Sports betting, Tokyo Olympic Games, Women’s Football World Cup and Hockey.

Podcast #2 – Sports betting, Tokyo Olympic Games, Women’s Football World Cup and Hockey.

  In this episode we open our show with a rant on betting in sport. As devotees to the church of sport it’s something we both feel really strongly against and it saddens us to see sporting organisations be seduced

Silence is Broken

Our apologies that we have been out of action for the past week, but there was a glitch with our website which lead to it disappearing for a few days. In addition to this we received the news that the