Author: Nadim Bart-Williams

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It has been quite a busy week in the world of sport. A lot of key moments and headlines from around the globe have made for interesting conversations, articles, interviews, and much more. However, no story is as big as what the next sentence is about to say. The NFL got sued this week and it was about time. The week before the Superbowl is usually a very big week for the NFL as the Pro Bowl is on. The league’s best players — that are not in the Superbowl — gather in one place for a fun week of activities, interviews, and then…

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Arsenal vs Burnley. Emirates Stadium. 2pm kickoff. If Arsenal wins they go back into fourth position. Burnley has won one game in the league all season. What could go wrong? Well, if the start of the game was anything to go by, a lot could go wrong. Burnley started the brighter and created the first opportunity. A deflected cross from Jay Rodrigues looped towards the Arsenal goal and was smartly tipped over by Aaron Ramsdale. From the resulting corner, an unmarked Ben Mee volleyed the ball over. If Arsenal needed a reminder, Burnley were here to show that they were…

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‘New year new me (but same me though).’ Words uttered by basketball player LaMelo Ball but truly lived by Arsenal Football Club. This year is seen by many as the year that Arsenal take another step towards the elite clubs in English football.  To make that step, they have to prove that not only can they compete with the top teams, but that they could beat them. By almost design, they had their first crack at one of those clubs. The football Gods had decided that the first team Arsenal face in 2022 would be none other than the champions…

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It will come as no surprise to many of you to find out that England has again lost the Ashes in Australia. Overnight, Australia bowled England out for 68, to win the test match by an innings and fourteen runs. Australia now leads 3–0 in a five-match series, and if you are a betting man, you would bet on them making it 5–0. It is customary in sports that when a team loses as badly as England has done, a post-mortem must be conducted. We must understand how it happened. We must understand why it happened, and we must understand…

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Edouard Mendy, not Benjamin, deserves more respect and football can be racist. Right! I’ve got your attention. Now, let us dissect those two points and see how they are linked. The Ballon D’or awards ceremony happened this past week. As is usual with these awards there was huge controversy regarding the winners and this year it was Lionel Messi beating Robert Lewandowski to the Ballon D’or award. Many football fans were livid, some were even disgusted that Lewandowski had been robbed for the second year in a row. However, there was another controversy – the Trophee Yachine. This is the…

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While most of the cricketing world has its eyes on the World Cup in the UAE, there is a huge crisis in Yorkshire. As you can tell from the title, this crisis involves Yorkshire County Cricket Club and former captain Azeem Rafiq. For those that are unaware of the situation, here is a brief background of events and why this is such big news. In September 2020, in an interview with ESPNCrininfo, Azeem Rafiq explained that he had been close to suicide as a result of the “institutional racism” he had suffered while playing for Yorkshire. Yorkshire hired an independent…

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A few weeks ago, the Ryder Cup was on TV. For those who do not know, the Ryder Cup is a men’s golf competition contested by a team from Europe and one from the USA. This year, Team USA demolished Team Europe 19–9 and reclaimed the trophy they had lost in the previous edition. However, whilst the quality of the golf on display was high, a lot of people could not help but notice one thing. On both sets of teams, there was a lack of minorities but in particular, there was a lack of black people on both teams. …

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Linda Bull (c), Adama Kamara, Aminata Kamara, Ann Marie Kamara, Zainab Kamara, Ramatu Kassim, Mabinty King, Isatu Koroma, Janet Kowa, Fatmata Parkinson, Fatu Pessima, Mabinty Sankoh, Mary Sheriff, and Marie Turay. These are the women that will be representing Sierra Leone at the 2021 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier. A team that is described as a mixture of young talent and experience. When this interview was conducted, they were sat in a hotel in Botswana, under intense Covid regulations. In what is a busy time for the team, members of the travelling party were happy to sit down…

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Before we start, let me answer your questions. Yes, this is an article centered around Harry Kane. He does play for Tottenham. Yes, you were promised that Tottenham would never be mentioned in this blog. However, this is current news. You always have to go where the story takes you, even if it is to Tottenham. Anyway, here is a brief background about the Harry Kane situation and why this article had to be written. Towards the back end of the 2020/21 Premier League season, rumours began to circulate that Tottenham striker Harry Kane wanted to leave.It was reported that…

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