Alternative Sports

London Chessboxing's Fight Not to Be Taken Too Seriously

Marvin Williams | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport
Marvin Williams

The misconception is that chessboxing novelty will eventually wear off, hence the resistance on behalf of the sponsors. However, continued sold out shows, expansion across the country, entertained punters, new athletes and chessboxing gyms suggest differently, and are all things that London Chessboxing takes very seriously.

Courtside at the World Championship of Ping Pong

Corinne Purtill | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Sport
Corinne Purtill

Let's get some things straight: Table tennis and ping pong are the same thing, except on specific occasions when they are not. The World Championship of Ping Pong is such an event. Whether that's a good thing depends on who you ask.