Tag: Cricket

  • Our Sporting Heroines (and Heroes)

    by Miroslav Imbrisevic ____ Watching the Tokyo Olympics made me think about what we want from our sporting heroines (and heroes). What can we expect from them, and can we make demands on them? Texas Deputy Attorney General Aaron Reitz called the Olympic champion Simone Biles a “national embarrassment” after she withdrew from competing for […]

  • The Spirit of the Game

    by Mark English ____ Though I was not a natural sportsman, forces associated with school and family pushed me into various sporting activities which (as I see even more clearly in retrospect than I did at the time) I endured rather than enjoyed. Back then I pooh-poohed the idea that sports, especially team sports, were […]