Lots of sport available

At the moment I have so many choices of what sport to watch on the television. My three favourite sports will all be on at the same time in the next few weeks.  I have had many late nights over the last couple of weeks watching the games leading up to the finals of the…

Two recent reads

I have finished reading Rod Laver a memoir and Parky my autobiography.  One book borrowed from my sister and the other from my older brother. Rod Laver was given to me after I finished reading the Andre Agassi biography.  My sister thought that I would like to read the life story of another tennis great,…

An eye opening autobiography

This particular non-fiction book was recommended to me by my older brother.  What an excellent recommendation.  It was a fantastic book. I had to wait for the book to come into the library as it was out on loan.  I made a reservation and had to wait a few weeks before it became available.  It…

Sport aplenty in the month of July

July promises to be a wonderful month for watching sport. The sport has already started with the beginning of Wimbledon.  Although I generally don’t watch the tennis there are a few Australians I will be following, in particular Samantha Stosur.  It was sad to see Lleyton Hewitt exit Wimbledon so quickly in this his final…

A veritable feast of sport tonight

This is what greeted me on the Google page today.  The Tour de France starts in Corsica tonight and will be broadcast live on SBS television.  I have, as in previous years, downloaded the SBS Tour Tracker on my phone and my ipad so I can access the latest statistics etc.  You will need to…