The World’s Top Tennis Players: “Tired, Rich And Rebellious”:

If you followed or attended the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at London’s 02 Arena from November 20-27, you’ll know that the tournament was won by Roger Federer (Switzerland). He beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) and in the process also received a cheque for $1,630,000. The other seven players were paid a minimum fee of $120,000 […]

Filed under: Sports | Posted on November 30th, 2011 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

The “Saturation Olympics”: Too Much Too Soon?

If you’re reading this article immediately on publication, there are just 255 days until the Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony (27th July) and 34 until Christmas Day. Or perhaps that should be “33” for Latin Americans, who tend to attach more importance to Christmas Eve. Many UK department stores didn’t even wait until the summer was […]

Filed under: Society, Sports | Posted on November 15th, 2011 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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