The 10 Richest Sporting Events in the World [updated 2017]

Top 10 richest sports events in the world

The top 10 richest Sports Events in the World. I have applied the 'Total Prize Money' filter to draw this list together. Just for clarity: a) Figures in the brackets indicate the 'Prize pool' for the whole tournament and b) all figures are for the most recently held tournaments.

Book Review | The Fall of the House of FIFA

Book review of David Conn's 'The Fall of the House of FIFA'. A damning account of the culture of corruption at FIFA.

Book Review | Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever

Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong book review

The road to success is never easy. Champions invest thousands of hours of hard work and see off numerous failures to cultivate a winning attitude. However, without integrity and discipline as two cornerstones, a champion's stay on the top could be short-lived. Over the years, we have been witness to numerous stories of heroes falling … Continue reading Book Review | Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever

Book Review | Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line book review

"It's not that I want to win; it's that I need to win." - Luis Suárez Let me admit that I am not a huge fan of autobiographies. I believe a good chunk of this literary genre brims with narrative fallacies. More often, it serves the sole purpose of heightening the author's sense of self-aggrandizement. … Continue reading Book Review | Crossing the Line

Book Review | Soccernomics

Soccernomics book review

Book review of Soccernomics. A book by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski. The book answers a lot of pertinent questions. Is 'spending big' in transfer window all that matters? Are football clubs big businesses as they are generally perceived to be?

Book Review | Richer than God:Manchester City, Modern football & Growing up

I have not read many books on football, but after reading David Conn's 'Richer than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing up', I feel that I may have read the best one already. The title of the book tersely encapsulates its wider contours: the ethereal, starry-eyed world of a young football fan, the moments … Continue reading Book Review | Richer than God:Manchester City, Modern football & Growing up