Tommie Smith

Why Must Athletes Be Seen, But Not Heard?

How many Politicians have used sport to try and win favour with voters? Those who remember the Sydney Olympics will recall how then Prime Minister John Howard was like and Australian version of “Where’s Wally.” Except rather than wearing a

Vale: Vera Caslavska – A Remarkable Woman

How many people have heard of the gymnast Vera Caslavska, who passed away yesterday? Selfishly her death struck me with great sadness as I had been endeavouring to find a way to meet her and interview her. I wanted to

NBA Acts Swiftly With A Ban

Congratulations to the NBA for their swift and decisive action against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling following his racist remarks in the past week. The NBA have banned Sterling from the game for life. The NBA are to be