Success Stories: The Player Who Has Gone from Non-League to the Brink of the World Cup

By Daniel Weatherby | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

From playing in the non-league he has become a household name. In 2016, he helped Leicester City make history by winning the Premier League, and this summer he will achieve the pinnacle of international football by playing in the World Cup. Born in 1987 in Sheffield, Vardy’s career began with Sheffield Wednesday. He was released…

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Birmingham awarded 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Stewart Coggin | December 21, 2017

Birmingham has officially been chosen as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, replacing Durban, stripped of the event nine months ago. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin made the announcement at a special school assembly attended by Year Seven students from Birmingham on Thursday. Her announcement, though, had been pre-empted 15 minutes earlier…

Five steps to believing in yourself

By Alan Goldberg | December 19, 2017

If you have big dreams for your athletic career, it’s essential that you believe in yourself. It doesn’t matter if you’re an all-star with a great record or an underweight newcomer with far less experience than the rest of your team, self-confidence has the power to propel you further than your physical abilities alone and…

Three things to think about on the golf course

By Mark Walker | December 15, 2017

You may not be able to improve your technical game while you are playing, but mentally there are a number of things you can do to optimise your performence. Check out my video below for three areas to work on which could help improve your output on the golf course. For more tips on how…

Tackle those injury doubts with Active Cover

By Kris Barnes | December 14, 2017

Whether you were a casualty of foul play, viciously handed off or suffered a breakdown in practice, occasionally accidents and injuries do happen whilst playing rugby.

Five signs of a good youth sports coach

By Stewart Coggin | December 12, 2017

We all know the benefits to children of participating in sport. Taking part in team sports can lift a child’s self-esteem, improve their social skills and carries with it the obvious benefits to the health and fitness of a young person. But a good coach can further enhance a child’s enjoyment of their chosen sport…

Challenge your batting with this snapback drill

By PitchVision | December 8, 2017

By David Hinchcliffe, Director of Coaching, PitchVision Academy How easy is it to “just bat” in nets, and not be as engaged as you would in a game? Pretty easy! Here’s a drill that keeps you on your toes while you are in the nets, but is easy to set up and doesn’t disrupt the…

New funding a winner for Victoria sports clubs

By Stewart Coggin | December 5, 2017

Over 150 sporting clubs across Victoria will be supported to meet the explosion in demand for grassroots women’s sport thanks to more than $440,000 in health promotion foundation VicHealth’s Active Club Grants funding. The funding will help local sport clubs across Victoria deliver more opportunities for women and girls to get active, as well as…

How to overcome pre-performance fears in sports

By Alan Goldberg | November 30, 2017

If you’ve ever performed in any event where expectations, judgment, and the potential for failure were on the line, then it’s likely you’ve experienced some performance fears. It’s that feeling of being jittery, uncertain, having difficulty staying calm or focusing your mind, sweating, being sick in the stomach, and various other physical and mental discomforts…

Fed up with the bookie always winning?

By Stewart Coggin | November 29, 2017

If you are tired of that one result blowing your accumulator or that first goalscorer failing to come in yet again, the football stock market may be the answer to your prayers. Football INDEX is the world’s first football stock market where you can buy and sell the top footballers and build a player portfolio.…

Aviva to hand out 32,000 Rainbow Laces this weekend to champion LGBT inclusion in sport

By Stewart Coggin | November 24, 2017

Aviva is leading the support for Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign by handing out 32,000 laces this weekend – primarily to fans at all Aviva Premiership Rugby matches and Norwich City Football Club (NCFC), where Aviva is the proud community partner. The campaign, covering the weekend of 24-26 November, promotes LGBT inclusion within sport and will…

Here’s a simple batting tip to unclutter your mind

By PitchVision | November 23, 2017

Don’t you hate it when you can’t stop thinking about how you got out? You sit on the side of the pitch filled with regret and frustration. Sometimes this feeling lasts for days. You kick yourself, you dwell on what you could have done differently. You consider if it’s all worth it. When it’s really…

Aussie grassroots clubs urged to combat match-fixing and doping

By Stewart Coggin | November 21, 2017

Junior clubs in Queensland, Australia must take precautions against match-fixing and doping, a leading sports corruption expert has said. Dr Sarah Kelly who is also director of the Brisbane Lions has spoken of ‘extraordinary’ conditions inside Queensland sports clubs, with players contacted about throwing matches. She has spoken out after the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency…