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Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Group A Final Round

– New Zealand may be the only side from Group A out of the competition; but despite winning the group, Canada too may be disappointed with their performance so far. They sat on their lead against Netherlands today, and were largely reduced to shots from outside the area; while Netherlands caused them increasing problems with the pace and dynamism of…

Live 2015 Women’s World Cup: Group B Final Round

– Germany dominated the match, and should have scored more goals: as in their opening game against Ivory Coast, their build-up was sharp and they pushed plenty of players forward, but their finishing was wayward. Still, their collection of attackers is unmatched in women’s football; and only Switzerland come close in terms of potential potency. Thailand can be proud of…

Live Sports Commentary 07.06.15: French Open Final Etc.

Live Sports Commentary 07.06.15: French Open Final Etc.

19:25 – Following Canada’s last-gasp penalty last night, which gave the home nation a 1-0 victory over a resolute China side in the opening game of the Women’s World Cup, their Group A competitors New Zealand and the Netherlands took to the field at Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton. Making their debut at a World Cup finals, the Netherlands won the match…

Live Sports Commentary 06.06.15: French Open and Football

Live Sports Commentary 06.06.15: French Open and Football

01:10 – And with that, I shall depart for the day. Thanks to anyone who has read any of this. New Zealand and the Netherlands, the other two teams from the Women’s World Cup Group A, will kick off in just under an hour, at 02:00 BST. And tomorrow will see the 2015 French Open men’s final, between Novak Djokovic…

Live 2015 French Open Semi-Final: Djokovic vs. Murray

13:30 – That all seemed to resolve itself very quickly. We were on court for about an hour, with Djokovic faltering at the end of the fourth set, but storming through the fifth for a place in the final. He did well to recover his composure at the beginning of the fifth, and was able to start putting a bit…

Live 2015 French Open Quarter-Final: Djokovic vs. Nadal

So that is that: a much briefer game than many will have expected, but with an unsurprising result given the respective form of the two players. This is Djokovic’s first win over Nadal at the French Open. He will go on to face the winner of the match currently taking place on Suzanne Lenglen, where Andy Murray leads David Ferrer…