Tag Archives: Emma

Elite sports have plenty to offer in the war against coronavirus | Emma John | Sport

Manchester City are one of the teams making their facilities available to frontline NHS workers in the fight against coronavirus.

In the last months of the first world war, a ship arrived at Manchester from the US, its passengers deathly ill. They were mostly southerners, infected with a powerful influenza that had overtaken them on their transatlantic journey and quickly turned into pneumonia. The matron of a nearby Red Cross …

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Emma Hayes channels spirit of Brian Clough for Continental Cup final | Suzanne Wrack | Football

It may be Chelsea’s first Continental Cup final but Emma Hayes is more overawed by the City Ground venue than the trophy. “The minute we got through I thought: ‘Oh God, I’m going to Cloughie’s home,’” says Chelsea’s manager, before her team take on the five-times winners Arsenal for the …

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Why the IOC ban on protests at Tokyo Games is breathtaking hypocrisy | Emma John | Sport

In a memoir published a few months after Arthur Ashe’s death the tennis champion reflected on one of the most famous demonstrations in sporting history. Tommie Smith and John Carlos made their Black Power salute at the Mexico Olympics in 1968, the year that Ashe won the first US Open. …

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