, from a villa in Florence, the bohemian Welsh poet Dylan Thomas wrote to the legend of English cricket commentary, John Arlott. "My dear John," wrote Thomas. "Thank you for writing. It was very good to hear from you. Though I hear your voice ... Melbourne Age, 1 month ago
Does Australian sport have a great commentator? - Sydney Morning Herald, 1 month ago
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Sport, we're frequently told, is character building and offers lessons in life. The great old English game of cricket supposedly does this better than most. Perhaps the truth in this apparently self-important claim lies in the fact that cricket ...Canberra Times, 1 week ago
Story of Pakistan cricket is filled with both triumph & tragedy, Oborne's narrative provides a ray of hope... The writer is a retired government servant and served as a Member of the Punjab Public Service ...The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago
Some journalists stumble into this profession without really meaning to. The rest of us, being romantic, take up our pens because we want to be like our heroes. For me, those heroes split into two types. First there were sportswriters, of which C L ...Times of Oman, 3 weeks ago
By ROY GACHUHI More by Since he burst into the national team scene as the long-sought successor to JJ Masiga, Dennis Oliech has been both a purveyor and recipient of direct language. He has been accused of arrogance when dealing with his peers ...Daily Nation, 3 weeks ago
How many people share my opinion that there are an excessive number of sports commentators employed on TV to tell us what we can see with our own eyes? As a child, I used to listen to Test matches on the radio when a whole day's commentary was ...Gulf Daily News, 1 month ago
Yorkshire dominated the Professional Cricketers Association Awards with openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees scooping two of the top honours at Old Billingsgate on Wednesday night. Left-handed opening batsman Lyth was crowned 2014 PCA Player of the Year ...Sky Sports, 1 month ago
LV= County Champions Yorkshire are well represented in the 2014 PCA player and young player of the year nominations. Adam Lyth and Jack Brooks are named on the shortlist for player of the year, alongside Warwickshire spinner Jeetan Patel and Kent ...Noodls, 1 month ago
LLOYDS BANKING : Pete Shutler: Accordion player with the Yetties, the folk group introducing The Archers on Sundays
The Yetties were one of the most popular English folk groups from the 1960s through to the present day. Starting in clubs and festivals, they took their music to a wider audience in theatres and concert halls. Comic songs and singalongs were added ...4 Traders, 2 months ago
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