Tag Archives: sport

How we told our friends about our awards

We hate to gloat, but we won an award last week – in fact three. Our senior consultant, Andy Weltch, sent out an email to various contacts that we thought was worth sharing more widely.

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It’s not just for elite athletes – why we all need recovery time

 Guest post by ex-Team GB track cyclist Denise Hampson, now a successful health behaviour economist, based in Colwyn Bay, Wales.

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The teamwork lessons which business can learn from sport

Sport has taken a lot of lessons from business over recent years, but an event this week has convinced us that business could learn more from sport.

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Crashes, broken arm and a spectator fainting – the opening night of midget car racing in Wales

As Newport speedway prepares to add car racing to its programme for 2012, Andy Weltch looks back at the history of four-wheeled competition in Welsh stadiums.

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An Annual reason for British ice hockey to be proud

When we put forward five reasons to watch British ice hockey last year, we should have added a sixth – it has an excellent yearbook!

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England vs Wales at baseball – that’s British baseball

It’s baseball, but perhaps not as you know it: when England face Wales in the annual international game in Liverpool next week, they’ll be playing the traditional British version of the game.

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You’re a football fan? Well, it is a great game(s)

So you’re a football fan? Which football? Here’s our quick dash through the great games that share the name.

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Wrestling bout over a hometown boy from Wales

The brash world of WWE wrestling has come into conflict with a North Wales village – and Cardiff is at the centre of the fight.

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In sport, sometimes more is less

For fans of international sport, these may appear to be the best of times. Top-level international competition seems to be taking place all the time. But is that actually a good thing?

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Paperless office? Not yet, thanks. Why your organisation (probably) still needs print

When did you first hear the idea of the “paperless office”? Apparently, it dates back to the 1970s, but in 2010 how many offices do you know which don’t use paper?

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