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World Cup Tag Archive

The Courier: 14 days of sport – day 11

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For day 11 of our sports challenge the prompt was 'Favourite sport to watch on TV'...

The Courier: 14 days of sport- day four

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Day 4 of our sports challenge was 'favourite sporting moment of all time'...

Mixed bag for Southern Hemisphere post-World Cup

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Rory Ewart takes a look at the performances of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa following this year's Rugby World Cup ...

The rise of rugby in Japan

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Japan surprised many with an impressive World Cup performance in which they got to the quarter finals. Tom Moorcroft looks at how rugby became popular in a nation not...

Halloween Special- Sports Spookiest Moments

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To celebrate Halloween The Courier's sports writers look at some of the most spooky, scary, and downright horrifying moments in the history of sport, from ghost goals and phantom...

Embarrassing Sporting Defeats

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Southampton’s 9-0 defeat to Leicester last month has been labelled by some the most embarrassing defeat in Premier League history, as they became only the second team to...

England’s World Cup squad- good enough for glory?

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Sesha Subramanian dissects Phil Neville's choices for England's World Cup squad. ...

World Cup highlights

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Rebecca takes a look back at some of the World Cup's most memorable moments...

Why can’t England win major tournaments?

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Rebecca Johnson takes a look at England's tournament performance...

Are major sporting events worth hosting?

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Despite a bid that's "not fully compliant", Birmingham looks set to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. But do international sports events bring more problems than benefits to their...