Dutee Chand – That’s Why So Many Gays Move To The Big City

Dutee Chand is India's first - or only? - out and gay athlete. All of which is entirely fine by us around here. There is though something that interests. This is how there's a difference between the manner that...

Japan’s Rugby Is Great, Rugby Culture Might Be A Bit Of A Shock Tho’

That Japanese rugby is coming along in strides is clearly and obviously true. But with the World Cup to be held there this autumn there might still be the odd little cultural shock to be had. For the organisers...

Should The System Of Female Sport Be Fair, Or Fair To Caster Semenya?

This is a fascinating question being asked in The Guardian. Should we be trying to aim for overall system fairness or should we be looking for fairness - perhaps the protection of the rights of - the one individual?...

Solving Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s Housing Woes – Abolish The Green Belt

It would appear that vastly rich young men like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are having problems in finding suitable housing. They're in and around Manchester, Liverpool, there are at least four Premiership football clubs up there, there're a lot of people...

Billy Vunipola’s Problem Is They’re Rugger Buggers For A Different Reason

If you were less than fully aware of the intricacies of colloquial English you'd be wondering what all this fuss was about concerning Billy Vunipola and whether gays are condemned to hellfire by God or not. For Vunipola is...

Israel Folau Discovers The Limits Of Free Speech For Christians About LGBT

Israel Folau is about to get sacked from both his jobs, playing rugby for Australia and the Waratahs. The reason being that he's been making the standard historical Christian insistences about LGBT matters. Now, I have to admit I'm perfectly...

Ched Evans Not Just Innocent But His Lawyers Responsible

Ched Evans was, as we all recall, the footballer convicted of raping a woman. That conviction was quashed, his retrial led to a not guilty verdict. He is, of course, thus not guilty of the crime for which he...

Danny Rose Can Walk Out Of Football Any Time He Likes – Racism Or...

There seems to be a basic misunderstanding here from Danny Rose. OK, he's a footballer, he's paid for his physical skills, not employment of logic. But he's stating that he can't wait to get out of football because of...

Is Women’s Rugby Actually The Same Game The Men Play?

OK, so women's rugby is the new big thing. Among those who tell us what the next big thing should be at least. Spectators know that women's rugby isn't actually the same game as male. But is there a rigorous...

Premiership Rugby Breakaway – A Cartel To Shaft The Players

The English Premiership clubs are threatening to form a breakaway from the Rugby Football Union over the issue of relegation. This is rather more than just the insistence that those in the top flight get to stay there with...

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The current day sees large numbers of people insistent that they are the holders of the absolute truth. Even, that those who disagree should...

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