Category: Sports

Japan crashes out of 2014 World Cup


I channeled my love of all things Japan and directed it towards Brazil but alas it was not enough for Japan to make it through to the round of sixteen of the 2014 World Cup. After being placed  in a wide open Group C with...


My Favourite Teams at the 2014 World Cup


Four tears ago at the beginning of the of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa I made a very popular blog post titled “Predicting the winner of the 2010 World Cup“. In it I shared my thoughts on the tournament and highlighted five teams...


Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 Olympic Games


Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic games after beating out Madrid and Istanbul in the final round of voting. Tokyo became the first Asian country to host an Olympic Games in 1964 and although their bid to host the 2016 games was strong they narrowly...


Jamaica’s Medals at the 2012 London Olympics


The sprinting capital of the world has had another successful Olympics. 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals for a total of 12 medals, our best haul in terms of number of medals but our second best in terms of quality of medals....


6 Jamaican Sprinters to watch at the London Olympics 2012


The London 2012 Olympic Games are underway but while a couple Jamaican’s such as the Alia Atkinson has been involved in swimming and a few other events such as Equestrian and Judo the majority of us are waiting for athletics to start! With some of...


Japanese Women clinch World Cup title


The Women’s football team from Japan won their first ever World Cup after they beat the United States of America in the final held in Frankfurt Germany in a stadium full to it’s 50,000 capacity. I had been following highlights from each match throughout the tournament and must say I...


Japan are 2011 Asian Cup Champions


At the start of January when the 2011 Asian cup was about to start I made me bold, bias and sensible prediction that Japan would walk away with the cup this year. The Blue Samurai didn’t disappointed me and building on their excellent performance at the World Cup last...


2011 Asian Cup – Japan will win it!


The football fan in me doesn’t only get excited every four years when the FIFA World Cup of rolls around. I keep up to date with most major regional tournaments like the Africa Cup of Nations, European Championships and my region’s own CONCACAF Gold Cup...