Tag Archives: John McEnroe

The Sports Archives – Goal-Line Technology

In the highly competitive nature of sports today, a missed or non-call of what appeared to be a goal, or in the case of Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal – a missed hand ball; we have clearly demonstrated that the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Back To Reality: What Do Elite Athletes Do When They Retire?

Professional sporting careers don’t last long. Sportsmen and women dedicate their formative years to training, training, training, have a few years in the limelight and then… exactly! Then what? The transition from elite athlete to retiree can be demoralising and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Top 10 Wildest Tennis Racquet Smashing Moments Of All Time!

Let’s face it, everyone loves seeing a newly painted, expensive tennis racquet go head to head with the ground in a battle of strength. In fact chances are the only reason you like a certain player is because you know … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Murray And Me!

Heroes I have always been a great fan of professional tennis, partly out of admiration as I am a useless player myself. I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s watching all of the big tournaments on the television and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What Happened to Tennis Racquets of the Past?

Bjorn Borg, one of the best tennis players on the planet was also the hottest personality throughout the 1970’s and 80’s. Why? He dominated the tennis world with his unbelievable topspin and calm demeanor. Borg preferred to play with the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Hawk Eye Technology In Sport!

The Wimbledon Championships are fast approaching and along with Pimms and strawberries and cream, Hawk Eye Technology will be used to ensure there is no margin of error on-line calls. No More “You Can Not Be Serious” Gone are the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Slazenger Panther – Featherweight Champion of the World

Slazenger began life in the days when wooden racquets ruled the tennis world. Today they are legendary among professionals and amateur sportsmen alike, and not only in the game of tennis. Past glories in the company’s history include Martina Navratilova … Continue reading

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