Author: Nadim Bart-Williams

It seems that in life one of the worst things you can do is to be ahead of the curve. By this I mean you have an idea or a plan before everybody else. If you do, you should expect to see some support from like-minded people but the majority of comments will be pushback, ridicule mixed with a lot of abuse. In the world of sport, Colin Kaepernick experienced this just over four years ago when he took a knee during the national anthem during a pre-season game in Green Bay. Roger Goddell, the commissioner of the NFL, only recently…

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After a two-month hiatus, the NBA is back. It starts with a couple of preseason games. Then ahead of the start of the regular season that begins on the 22nd of December. With that in mind, I thought that I would give you all some NBA teams I think you should support. However, it is based on your personality. So, if you see an NBA team’s description that matches your personality, that is who you will be staying up till five o’clock in the morning to watch. If you have work in the morning you can at least check the NBA…

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Here is a little secret for you all. For a very long time now, I have thought about starting my coaching badges to become a football coach. It is rather expensive and frankly, Medium does not send me enough money to buy a chocolate bar let alone to pay the amount of money the FA charge for me to become the next Pep Guardiola. But that does not mean one cannot fantasise about how my teams would play. As I have fantasised, I have often wondered what type of coach would I be? I know my footballing philosophy. But, would I be…

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I had planned to write something completely different today. Then at 2:39 am that idea was pushed to the side. Instead, we will talk about some athletes that continue to inspire by leading from the front, fitting considering it is Black History Month. A few days ago ESPN UK revealed that from August 6th to September 15th the two most trolled Premier League players were Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling. Marcus Rashford had received about 28.5% of the negative tweets recorded and Raheem Sterling had received 24.7%. A day later, Marcus Rashford received the news that he had become an MBE…

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According to a study carried out in 2018 by the World Atlas the most popular sport in the world is football. Football has an estimated global following of about four billion people. Now, being the smart people that you are you may have already figured out the second most popular sport based on the thumbnail and the title. If you figured out that it is cricket you would be right. Cricket has an estimated global following of two and half billion people. I thought I would introduce some of you to the second most popular sport by giving you nine…

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We are living in very weird times. It is almost the end of July and not only are we watching the remaining games of the Premier League season, but we will also see the return of the NBA season in a couple of weeks. The way American sports seasons work the NBA will end and the WNBA will takeover a few weeks later. This year they will be running side by side until late into the year. Because of this situation, I had been thinking a lot about what my first topic regarding basketball should be. I could have chosen…

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The Formula 1 season started this weekend which gives me the perfect opportunity to talk about one of my favourite topics — Lewis Hamilton. Unless you are a Formula 1 fan or a frequent purchaser of Tommy Hilfiger clothing, I doubt you know that much about Lewis Hamilton and what he has achieved or what he is close to achieving. For those of you that do not know Lewis Hamilton, he is a British Formula 1 driver born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. He started karting at 8 years old and later joined Mclaren’s driver development program. In 2008, he won his first…

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I’m not good at introductions. In fact, the common theme amongst anybody that has ever met me is that they felt I was quiet or shy and some also referred to me as rude. Even writing this introduction feels awkward, but I’m here now so I might as well get straight to the point. This is purely an outlet for me to write about sports and anything associated with sports. I am tired of writing things and leaving them to rot in my notes or doing fake interviews and opinion shows around my flat. It’s weird now. I figured I might…

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