James Oware

Elanie Thompson-Herah’s hunt for the world record

Track sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah is in the form of her life. On 21 August she improved on her time as second fastest women ever over 100 metres, running 10.54 seconds at the Prefontaine Classic. In doing so, she became the first woman to run sub-10.6 since Florence Griffith Joyner set her...
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Posted Sep. 11, 2021

NBA Eastern Conference finals preview: the Bucks vs the Hawks

With the favourites Brooklyn Nets felled to injury and the one seed Philadelphia 76ers eliminated because of personnel issues, the Eastern Conference finals is a somewhat surprising matchup. Both teams are looking for their first appearance in the NBA finals in over 45 years, and here is a breakdown of...
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Posted Jun. 25, 2021

NBA Western Conference finals preview: the Suns vs the Clippers

The Conference finals are finally upon us in what has been a turbulent season. All remaining teams are looking to reach their first finals in the 21st century, with the Los Angeles Clippers looking to reach their first ever finals.  Injuries to star players have blighted the postseason, resulting in...
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Posted Jun. 25, 2021

NBA play-off talking points

The NBA regular season ended on the last weekend, meaning the playoffs are now imminent. Having gone into depth on the championship contenders a month ago, here are three storylines to following the first-week of play-in games and in anticipation of the play-offs.
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Posted May. 22, 2021

NBA mid-season predictions and team evaluations

With most teams reaching the 50-game mark of a shortened 72 game season and the trade deadline now passed, NBA teams have consolidated their rosters for the final stretch of the regular season. It now seems fit to make more reasoned predictions on which teams in both conferences have the...
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Posted Apr. 10, 2021