BY HERMAN Every man and their dog has dubbed New Zealand the “dark horse” of the cricket world cup. Leaving aside that the fact that everybody rating them as dark horses means that they are no longer dark horses and are now just rated, lets have a look at some of the reasons why this … More The Chance To Be Great: The Commonality in New Zealand and Glenn Maxwell
BY BEN This is the best short film I’ve ever seen about sport. Do yourself a favour. Find 8 spare minutes and watch it. For me this film does a great job of capturing something that always inspires me in sport: character. The movie looks at a young soccer team struggling to score a goal … More “Little Aussie Tennis Team?”
BY DAN Everyone likes value for money but for the most part, Knicks fans haven’t seen a lot of it this year. In fact, this season has been an abject failure for the New York Knicks. Fans like me have preached patience, and taken solace where we could. At best, players have met the value … More The Value of Small Things
This is a friendly conversation we had at the Sportress today about Michael Clarke. We’ve put lots of links it to make it like one of those “Friends” episodes where they have all the flashbacks to previous episodes.’ Please note it has lots of bad language and also poor grammar. Sorry mum. Ben: So Michael … More A Sportress Conversation: Should Michael Clarke Play?
BY HERMAN The Cricket World Cup is almost here. I’m sure like me, you are bristling with excitement. Or at least probably were until you realised that NONE OF THE GAMES matter until the quarter finals. If you support one of the full test member nations (which, lets be frank is most of us), your teams is … More A little rant about the World Cup
BY ROB Being the resident artist of the Sportress I have a fascination with design and art in sport. From uniforms to liveries, stadiums to logos I love examining all of the aspects of how sport is presented to us visually. Formula 1 is very much a convergence of looks and performance, and even though … More Shiny Vroom Vroom: Meet the F1 cars of 2015