Monthly Archives: February 2019

Nike calls out gender stereotypes with powerful new ad

Nike has a message for athletes and fans: women can and do express emotions, can and do compete in sports, can and should keep aiming higher to achieve the very best.

“If we show emotion we’re called dramatic. If we want to play against men, we’re nuts. And if we dream of equal opportunity, delusional,” says tennis superstar Serena Williams as she narrates images of women showing every emotion from losing their shit to getting teary-eyed and motivated…………….Read More

Yoga model

Yoga model

Photo by Tristan Pope

Rose - Extended: Part 2

Formula 1 testing 2019: Williams in turmoil as Sebastian Vettel fastest

Williams are in turmoil in the build-up to the new Formula 1 season as a result of delays building their new car.

The new FW42 missed the first day of pre-season testing on Monday, will not be ready for Tuesday and is likely to miss much of Wednesday as well.

On track, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel set the pace, with a lap 0.4 seconds quicker than McLaren’s Carlos Sainz………………..Read More

Laureus World Sports Awards: Simone Biles and Novak Djokovic win top honours

Gymnast Simone Biles and tennis player Novak Djokovic won the top prizes at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.

American Biles, 21, was named Sportswoman of the Year after winning four gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 2018 World Championships.

Serb Djokovic, 31, won the Sportsman of the Year award after claiming victory at both the US Open and Wimbledon………………..Read More