By Craig Bradshaw
Rarely do massively hyped fights live up to their billing, but Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday had the record breaking crowd of 90,000 watching live in Wembley Stadium off their seats. Continue reading
The news that the footballer Carlos Tevez is making £615,000 a week in China has stunned the world. But athletes in other professional sports are not well paid, writes Ellie Fox
We always have the earnings of footballers shoved frustratingly under our noses via a sleazy tabloid headline or a critical report. Not surprisingly, as we are all aware of this absurdity, Carlos Tevez (Shenhua FC) walks home laughing with a staggering £615,000 a week (according to TotalSportek’s database) being the current highest-earning player in the world. Although predominantly viewed as outrageous, little is seen to be done about this- wage reductions are rare unless performance worsens. Continue reading
By Craig Bradshaw
University of Essex once again disappointed at the Derby Day sports event against University of East Anglia with a fifth consecutive loss to University of East Anglia.
Essex lost by a comfortable margin of 55 points to 15 in this annual contest between the two universities.
The Blades teams travelled to University of East Anglia in Norwich to face-off against their rivals, and hopes were high that a four-year losing streak could be halted. Sadly, the Blades capitulated and put up very little resistance. Continue reading
by Hope Woolston
Though Essex lost 55-15 in the Derby Day sports event, it won one of the newest sports on the scene, Pole Dance.
Essex pole grabbed both first and second place in the beginner’s category, first in intermediates and second in advance after two hours of spins, tricks and dance. Continue reading
By William Mailes
Leicester City are just one win away from a historic Premier League crown, after Spurs slipped up to draw 1-1 with West Brom on Monday night.
The Foxes can claim their first top-flight title win with two games to spare if they defeat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. Continue reading