Ng On-yee has been described as a “trailblazer” in snooker.View More Ng On-yee – the first Asian #1 in women’s snooker
We’ve covered Swedish, Russian and Croatian names. Now we travel to Vietnam. Why is the surname “Nguyen” so common?View More Why is “Nguyễn” such a common family name in Vietnam?
Why do Russian surnames all end in “-ov” and “-ova”?View More Why do so many Russian last names end in “-ov” and “-ova”?
Our “This or That” series continues with football writer, Ashwin Raman. Find out whether he picked boxers or briefs and more on Playrface.View More This or That #3: Ashwin Raman
An Olympic historian has gathered over 6,000 images for a new book from Niggli. I love Olympic Games designs. They are the pinnacle of the…View More Olympic Games design (1896-2020)
From shin-kicking in the Cotswolds to the Kirkwall Ba’ Game in Orkney, there are some odds sports in Great Britain.View More 5 of the weirdest sports in the UK
Enthusiasts join together once a year for the hobby horse tournament. I didn’t know this was a thing but apparently it is. The annual Hobby…View More Finland – the home of the Hobby Horse Championship
The 12-year-old wants to emulate the likes of Judd Trump and Ronnie O’Sullivan. I remember growing up I got a mini snooker table. It was…View More Snooker starlet Oliver Sykes is one to watch
Eurosport has come on leaps and bounds since it started on 5th February 1989. Here are some promos from their first birthday. I’m a nerd…View More Happy Birthday Eurosport! Promos from 1990 (VIDEO)
It all started with a simple question that I didn’t answer properly. I was asked – and I’m paraphrasing now – what writers did I…View More 10 Sports Writers You Should Follow On Twitter
Sometimes, a gutter ball isn’t truly a gutter ball as this bowler shows. I’ve always wanted this to happen to me but while I wait,…View More The Luckiest Strike Ever
Our next interviewee for “This or That” is Championship Manager 97/98 enthusiast, Dave Black. You may remember we featured Dave as part of this CM9798…View More This or That #2: Dave Black aka @CM9798
In our new series “This or That”, we ask the important questions to a variety of people in sport. Our first volunteer is sports writer…View More This or That #1: Jon Mackenzie
Spaceball combined the rules and athleticism of volleyball, basketball, and trampolining but it never became the sport its inventor had hoped.View More Spaceball: the forgotten sport of the future
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. That is actually Peter Ebdon with a ponytail.View More Peter Ebdon used to be quick and had a ponytail in the 1990s