The Indiana Pacers face the Denver Nuggets in an NBA 2016-17 regular season encounter inside the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom as part of the much-anticipated NBA Global Games London annual series which comes to viewers live and exclusive on January 12.
Janine Weber grew up in Innsbruck, Austria and fell in love with the game of hockey as a six year old. Her journey to professional hockey is unlike any other player in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Earlier this summer, Weber inked a free agent contract to stick with the New York Riveters for a second straight season. Last year, Weber made headlines after being the first player to sign a contract in NWHL history. Janine was coming off an impressive rookie campaign with the Boston Blades of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL). In fact, Weber scored the game winning goal in overtime to lift the Blades to victory in the 2015 Clarkson Cup championship.
The inspirational “Cyborg: Cristiane Justino” biographical documentary fully showcases the ever-dominant Brazil-born Professional Athletes unique journey beyond the glory of the bright lights of Pay-Per-View.
Fresh off another successful venture into the United Kingdom, the NFL announced that, for the first time, four regular season games will return to London for its annual International Series in 2017. The Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars will meet in the first of two contests to be held at Wembley Stadium in late September. The Jaguars, who have called London their “home away from home”, will be making their fifth appearance in the NFL’s regular season showcase. Jacksonville has a 2-2 record in the UK, with their last victory coming over the Indianapolis Colts in Week #4 earlier this season.
Reigning and defending WWE Women’s Champion Sasha Banks ultimately thrives on silencing her detractors and was frequently informed that she wouldn’t be mentally tough enough or physically strong enough to even make it in leading sports-entertainment brand WWE, yet Sasha Banks routinely continues to make the cynical naysayers eat their words daily by delivering phenomenal performances before sold-out crowds each and every single week.
A trip across the pond was more than enough to help the New York Giants focus on football and leave their off field issues back in the Northeastern U.S.
Hope Powell: HOPE My Life in Football recounts the inspirational story of the former England women’s Head Coach and her indelible imprint on women’s professional soccer in the United Kingdom. Powell – who is of Jamaican heritage – was honored with a CBE and OBE at the 2010 Birthday Honors for her immeasurable services to the women’s game and shares her autobiographical journey in her own words for the first time with the release of Hope Powell: My Life in Football.
One might say that experiencing the Olympic games is a dream come true and indeed it was. Every moment leading up to the games was spent carefully preparing and anticipating for such a historical and important moment in my career and life. People who know me were proud of the fact that I had qualified for the games because they knew that I had worked extremely hard to get the opportunity running for a country who is not known for distance, but more so sprinting.