The rugby Six Nations is back! But yet again I haven’t been picked for Ireland. In fact, the last time Dr Brown pulled on a famous green jersey was the last time Dr Brown went to cubs. Which is why I’m beginning to think my chance has passed. The school I went to was aContinue reading “… Not Getting Picked for Ireland: or “It’s Not Easy Being Green.””
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… My Olympic Diary: Week 2
You have one new message… Message received today at four twenty six am… Hi Rick. It’s Clare. Clare Balding? I’m in Tokyo. We’re really stuck for things to say out here. Me and Gabby were wondering if you couldn’t knock us up another week of your Olympic Diary? Call me. Thanks.
…My Olympic Diary: Week 1
I love the Olympics. But because of broadcasting rights this year there has been reduced BBC coverage of the Tokyo games. Fortunately, as a serious and internationally respected sports pundit, I got a call from Clare Balding asking me if I’d be happy with the BBC using my Olympic Diary as the focus of their broadcast this year. I’ve got a sneak preview for you now.
… Football: A Guide For Those Who Aren’t Massively Keen On Football
The trick with reality television (and grow up, football fans – watching twenty-two strangers doing something unscripted for TV cameras counts as reality telly) is to actually care who wins. Unlike Strictly or the X-Factor there’s no public vote to suck you in, but it’s still more fun if you have a favorite to getContinue reading “… Football: A Guide For Those Who Aren’t Massively Keen On Football”
… Beating Mo Farah at his own game
From overweight, middle-aged street-plodding dad runner to taking on Mo Farah on his own turf, try to keep up as Dr Brown Is Getting Better At… Jogging