As the 2017 United States F1 Grand Prix took place on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas a few days ago, something caught my eye at the US GP and that was the Driver Presentations before the race. In the near-20 years watching the sport, it was something of the unknown as boxing Master of … Continue reading F1 and Michael Buffer – A weird combination at the 2017 US GP
You have probably heard the news a few days ago that the motorsport governing body, the FIA have introduced the halo head protection system for the 2018 Formula One season. A halo? You are probably thinking the multi-million best-selling XBOX video game series from Microsoft Studios. Wrong concept, it's not the the video game but the controversial head protection … Continue reading Head protection systems and halos – F1’s stickiest situation
As most people are aware of in the Tableau community on social media, as well as data journalism and my own friendship circles, not a lot of people know about me in terms of my interests, personality and the things I am currently working on at the minute. Here's 10 "fast facts" about me: 1. I … Continue reading 10 Fast Facts about me
As I've spent the majority of the past few weeks discussing about my Tableau #MakeoverMonday attempts, I haven't paid enough attention towards showing the type of work I have done in my final year at Birmingham City University on the BA (Hons) - Media and Communication (Journalism) course. Today is that day it stops completely … Continue reading MED6103: Final Project – F1 Data Dashboard
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