Monday, February 25, 2019

Why Stamp Fairtex's latest Muaythai title is important

PIC One Championship

Stamp Fairtex and Janet Todd put on a show at the weekend in One Championship, not just a great fight but centre-stage on the main card. When Fairtex gear and the people behind American muaythai started promoting women about 20 years ago, it wasn't a sure thing but they're certainly reaping the benefits now.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Capturing the legends of Muaythai

Muaythai is an ancient sport, with many of its best fighters doomed to be forgotten thanks to the lack of archival material.  But American fighter Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu is working to re-set that balance with a great online project.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Masters Swimming shows you're really never too old for fun

Have you ever wondered what happens to swimmers who race at the highest levels in their 20s, and then disappear? Turns out quite a lot of them keep on swimming, racing in the Masters series around the world. Dubliner Charlotte Reid joined their ranks, and reckons she's swimming faster now than in her youth.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Giorgia Lyons on the ski-slopes for Ireland

When I was growing up skiing was something exotic and far-away, so it still makes me smile when I see the Irish flag flying at snow sports events. I talked to Giorgia Lyons one of this new generation as she kicks off the 2019 season.