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An open letter to my hero and friend: Olympic diver Julia Vincent

Dear Julia

When I first spoke about the possibility of writing a piece on you, I thought I was going to do a news story. However, there are some feelings that so-called “objective journalism” will never be able to capture. 649 more words


I'm The Clown

“I just can’t understand the supporter, a proper supporter, and I do understand frustration when your team isn’t doing well, but to boo a manager or the team… why?” he said. 268 more words

Short Poems

The Power of Mind #SportsChatter Contest

Quotes have a strange way of finding you. Like this one did today.

Now, before you think this post is about heartbreaks , hope and happiness , you are close but yet not quite. 831 more words


Pilot Fish Trailblazer Nominee: The Man in Black

I am very pleased to announce that this week’s Pilot Fish Trailblazer post was written by the renowned Australian story-teller, cricketer, and author, Neil Marks—known to his friends… 2,500 more words

Pilot Fish Trailblazer Awards


I just can’t understand the calls for Johnathon Thurston to be inducted into the Immortal ranks.
As far as I know he has never been in trouble over drugs; he hasn’t cried on TV as he confesses his indiscretions; he doesn’t seem to have the key to a Guru’s dressing rooms; he stops to talk to little children; he hands over pieces of personal equipment to these children; has he ever cheated on his Club. 51 more words

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