As Premier League Darts celebrates its fifteenth season, here's ten facts highlighting some of the most interesting stats and facts in the tournament's history.
One of the things I wanted to do in 2018 was to do a long-distance running event. Considering I was completely rubbish at sport since childhood, it dawned on me in my late-teenage years that I started to become better at playing sports. Running is my go-to exercise for destressing and it makes a huge … Continue reading Running the 2018 Great Birmingham 10k
As the 23rd edition of the Winter Olympics is currently taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Week 7 of Makeover Monday 2018's dataset is a natural fit as it's about the Winter Olympics! This week's Makeover looks at an original visualisation that was created in Tableau by Rody Zakovich on the Winter Olympics. As I … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 7 – The Winter Olympics
For Week 6 of Makeover Monday 2018, we had a dataset from the Society for American Baseball Research focusing around Ethnicity in Major League Baseball since 1947-2016. This was part of the United States celebrating Black History Month as Tableau will be heavily promoting the emphasis on visualising diversity over February. As I know absolutely nothing about baseball, I … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 Week 6 – Major League Baseball Demographics from 1947-2016
With only three more weeks to go before history will be made at the 31st Annual Royal Rumble in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, I decided to visualise the history of one of WWE's "Big Four" events. WWE has always been a big part of my life, growing up with watching the likes of The Rock, Shawn Michaels and Stone Cold Steve Austin to John … Continue reading A History of the WWE Royal Rumble
It's not very often I talk about something that has benefited my health, but if there has been one thing over the past five years that has given me that competitive drive and determination to go the extra mile, it would have to be my love of running. Whilst I started running over five years … Continue reading The game has changed – an addiction to long-distance running
As an aspiring sports journalist in the field of data and motor racing, studying a Media and Communication degree on the journalism pathway for two years now, one of the problems I have been having in the last year and a bit in terms of sports news on sports media outlets is the excessive use … Continue reading Is there a “Breaking News” problem in sports news?
Another day, another week where I claw through the array of sports stories on the internet and the media that I read on an endless daily basis. I did find myself yesterday afternoon at university reading through a particular article on the BBC Sport website on the F1 section titled "Bernie Ecclestone: Women drivers in … Continue reading OPINION: High-speed sports sexism at its worst
It's fair to say when you make a massive change by abandoning all the PlayStation consoles you've amassed as a child and teenager to getting on the tennis court and hitting tennis balls at all sorts of angles, it all starts to make sense how these changes have changed my philosophy of life. I'm currently … Continue reading Back on the tennis court, kind of…..