Sports Minutes with Elliott Danker & Zia-ul Raushan
Delve beyond the headlines in the world of sport to suss out the synergy between sport and daily life by tuning in daily for all the big sporting stories, quirky anecdotes and hot takes on Sports Minutes.
30 May, 2023
How big a clean up job does Mauricio Pochettino have in mending the (Stamford) bridge? And how are Tottenham fans feeling about their former manager taking over at Chelsea? Shehzad Haque, International Sports Commentator & Tottenham Fan, weighs in on the latest episode. Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
29 May, 2023
A frantic end for the domestic football season across Europe saw Dortmund fluff their lines in pursuit of Bundesliga glory, while Leeds & Leicester failed to retain their Premier League status. Who were the winners and losers from the weekend? Elliott and Raushan discuss! Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
26 May, 2023
Sports Minutes: With Nadal ruled out of Roland Garros, who will be crowned the king of clay at the French Open?
No player ever been as synonymous to any Grand Slam tennis tournament the way one Rafael Nadal has ruled the French Open. Unfortunately for the king of clay - who has won the tournament a record 14-times - he will not be in the running to add to that tally in 2023, having been ruled out with a hip flexor injury that’s sidelined him since January. What does this mean for the rest of the field, and perhaps Roland Garros itself? Emaad Akhtar, former Sports Reporter with FOX Sports Asia, joins Elliott and Raushan to discuss! Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
25 May, 2023
Team Flash is flying the flag for Singapore, dominating the e-sports arena in games such as FIFA, Mobile Legends, E-racing and Brawl Stars. Mark Chew, the chief executive officer of Team Flash, is in conversation with Elliott and Raushan to tell us more! Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
24 May, 2023
In the aftermath of the racist abuse Vinicius Jr. suffered on Sunday, Valencia have been sanctioned with a partial stadium closure for five matches. Spanish police have also detained three people in connection with the abuse directed at the Brazilian. But what more needs to be done to entirely eradicate racism from our beautiful game? Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
23 May, 2023
Having clinched 5 Premier League titles in the last 6 seasons, Manchester City are very much the dominant force in English football. Fuelled by the tactics of the irrepressible Pep Guardiola, and the endless funds from Abu Dhabi - the Blue Moon continues to rise at an alarming rate....but at what cost? Famed football personality and international sports broadcaster John Dykes joins Elliott and Raushan to discuss City's dominance, and the cost it has had on the competitiveness of the Premier League. Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
22 May, 2023
Team Singapore recorded an eye-catching tally at the 32nd SEA Games with 51 gold, 43 silver, 64 bronze medals, 8 Games record, 17 national records, and 40 personal best performances. So did the Lion City exceed expectations at the regional games? Deepanraj Ganesan, sports reporter with The Straits Times, joins us to review Singapore's performance in Cambodia. Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
19 May, 2023
Success never comes easy. This is especially true for Team Singapore's cricket contingent - who overcame the odds to clinch gold in the Sixes tournament. Team captain, Amjad Mahboob, sheds light on the less than ideal preparations ahead of the SEA Games in Cambodia, and his hope that achieving gold will lead to more being done for the sport here in Singapore. Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
18 May, 2023
As the inquest into local football continues, former Singapore footballer R Sasikumar tells us why he choose to seek pastures anew for his two sons - having migrated with his family to Madrid in 2021. His two boys Kyen, 12, and Tylan, 9, are now playing in the Atletico Madrid youth teams, in pursuit of their ambitions to turn pro. Is the grass really greener on the other side? Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
17 May, 2023
In the Lion City for the launch event of the inaugural Singapore Festival of Football, Liverpool legend John Barnes spoke to Elliott and Raushan all about the week-long fiesta, which will be hosted at the National Stadium in July 2023. He also took time to talk Premier League football - sharing his thoughts on Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United. Got a story to tell? Get in touch with us! email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
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