10 Things you should know about basketball before the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic

Top 10 Things you should know about basketball before the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic This December, for the first time in history, competitive US college basketball will be played outside of the United States of America in Europe in Belfast’s SSE Arena. That’s right, the Sport Changes Life Foundation will partner up with […]

Exercise for a guy at almost 50 doesn’t need to be a chore

The journey continues and bloody hell it’s not easy, but it’s also not a chore! My summer membership at the Culloden Estate gym continues and it’s changing everything. I’ve just turned 48, so I guess I’m very aware that I’m nearly 50, and if that’s not  scary enough, imagine my shock when joining the gym […]

10 interesting things you need to know about the MCE Ulster Grand Prix  

10 things you need to know about the MCE Ulster Grand Prix 1. The MCE Ulster Grand Prix is the world’s fastest road race, boasting an impressive lap record of 134.089mph set by Ian Hutchinson in 2016. 2. The event will be 95 years old this year! Motorcyclists have been competing on this circuit since 14th October […]

Our ultimate guide to the exciting Irish Open

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by Rory McIlroy in Portstewart Golf Club from 4th – 9th July, is bringing golf home to Northern Ireland once again. Portstewart, Portrush and the wider Causeway Coastal Route is ready and waiting for your visit, whether that’s to enjoy the golf or be part of the Midsummer […]

Working these middle aged muscles!

You may have read a couple of weeks ago that the Culloden signed me up for their summer promotion of a two month membership and my goal was to get back into moving these middle aged muscles again. You can read all about why I’m doing it at www.belfasttimes.co.uk/i-have-to-start-this-fat-to-fit-journey-again/ Here I am, two weeks in […]

16 interesting facts you need to know about the Irish Open

The countdown is well and truly on and the excitement is building ahead of next week’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart Golf Club. Our guide to the North Coast and Irish Open As part of the prestigious Rolex Series, this year’s event is expected to be the biggest […]

12 epic sporting events to get behind in Northern Ireland this summer

12 epic sporting events to get behind in Northern Ireland this summer Our wee country is playing host to a stellar line-up of international events, from the Women’s Rugby World Cup to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship – among many more local events and tournaments. So whether you’re […]

I have to start this fat to fit journey again!

I have to start this fat to fit journey again! That’s it, I’m going public, I need to get fit and get in a more streamlined shape again.  I doesn’t get much simpler than that. I’m fed up hating photos of myself because I look chubby, I’m fed up seeing photos of my younger self […]

Stars hold off Giants, Angels fall to Cubs in the last

Stars hold off Giants, Angels fall to Cubs in the last Working through this 2016 season, the Belfast Northstars have been blessed with a deep warchest of pitching arms, both old and young, fastballers and breaking ballers, left handed and right. On Saturday, another one was added. Working off the premise that you can never […]

Onwards and upwards for the BASA

Onwards and upwards for the BASA Following on from a opening day defeat to IAFL2 leaders Donegal/ Derry Vipers, the Razorbacks hoped to get their season going with a home win against the Wexford Eagles. Conditions were perfect with the sun shining and a slight breeze in the air. The Eagles arrived early in Belfast […]