Last weekend’s semi-finals saw both Argentina and South Africa (contrary to this humble author’s gutsy predictions) fall out of the race for the Webb Ellis Cup. These teams will now compete on Friday in the bronze final. That means Saturday’s final will be a trans-Tasman affair with Australia and New Zealand both looking to secure […]
Argentina, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand are the only teams left standing at this year’s Rugby World Cup. It is the first time in the tournament’s history that the northern hemisphere has been shut out of the semi-finals. We take a look at the upcoming matches and make some bold predictions as to who […]
Week four of the Rugby World Cup saw the final round of pool matches being played. There were no major surprises and now fans and players can focus on the business end of the competition. South Africa, New Zealand and Australia are all through to the quarter-finals. We take a look at their tournaments thus […]
It’s week three of RWC 2015 and New Zealand, Australia and South Africa have all booked their spots in the Quarter Finals. All that remains to be seen is where Australia will finish. The winner of the clash between them and Wales will decide who avoids a quickly improving Springbok side in the first round […]
Week two of the Rugby World Cup was a dramatic one with some teams falling off the pace while others started to come right. The All Blacks are all but assured of a quarter final berth, but their SANZAR rivals, Australia and South Africa, are still in real danger of not qualifying for the knock […]
This is the first in a series of Friday Rugby World Cup round-ups. Each week we’ll be taking a look at how the Southern Hemisphere giants fared in England. The first weekend of the tournament saw a few shock results but the natural order was restored from Monday. South Africa Being lost in the wilderness […]
There are only a few months to go before the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off, and there’s no better way to experience it than in person. Now is a good time to get your travel plans sorted if you want to see the games live. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about […]
International Women’s Day encourages us to stop, recognise and celebrate the many economic, political and social achievements accomplished by women. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at some trailblazing modern female explorers. While we all know who Amelia Earhart is, and that Sacagawea was the brains behind Lewis and Clark, there […]
Football players might have a flair for the melodramatic, but there’s nothing wrong with the game itself. We’ve unpacked five unexpected life lessons from the beautiful game, and show you how they’ll help you as a contractor.
With England and Spain now out of the running for the prestigious FIFA World Cup title, we thought it would be a good idea to look back and see how initial predictions faired against actual results. As we’ll show, some of these predictions are not to be trifled with.
During the 2014 Fifa World Cup, pubs in England and Wales will stay open until 1am for English team matches that kick off at 8pm or later.
As the tournament starts to heat up, we thought we’d round up our 10 favourite facts about the Wimbledon Tournament.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games are fast approaching, with just more than a year to go. There are a number of employment opportunities currently available for various positions.
Whether you want to catch all the London Marathon on Sunday the 21st of April, or would rather avoid it altogether, here are the details you’ll need to make the most of the day.
1st Contact has teamed up with the North London Lions in 2013, to support Aussie Rules Football in London.
The 101st Australian Open takes place between the 14th and 27th of January this year and all eyes are firmly set on Andy Murray, who finished runner-up in 2010 and 2011.
In the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, here is our A to Z of sports in the UK. Expect some popular sports – as well as some rather weird and wacky ones too.
After a wonderful, inspirational Paralympic Games, we thought we’d put together a list of 10 interesting facts about this fascinating sporting event.
British Airways have launched a new marketing campaign to highlight their role as an official Olympic partner to Team GB, and to encourage Brits to stay at home and support Team GB during the London Olympics.
Our A-Z of the upcoming Olympic Games has some really nifty resources and information. It also tells you all about the alien invasion, the zombie apocalypse, and the possibility of Keith Moon performing at one of the ceremonies.