Sport

INTERVIEWING ARGENTINA AND NBA BASKETBALL STAR MANU GINOBILI – AP SNTV

Posted the 14 July, 2013 | 0 Comments

On returning home to his native Argentina following the successful 2012/2013 season with four time NBA champions, San Antonio Spurs Manu Ginobili gave a press conference during which I had  the chance to put some questions to him, reflecting on the season gone and having just signed a new contract with the Southwest division team, his thoughts for the next season.

CRICKET IN THE SLUMS OF BUENOS AIRES – ICC

Posted the 13 July, 2013 | 0 Comments

A piece I produced for the ICC (the International Cricket Council) media channel on a youth social integration cricket project based in one of Buenos Aires’s most synonymous shantytowns

AP sntv – Rugby Championship 2012 Argentina Coverage

Posted the 6 October, 2012 | 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wa0iqjuXpa0

The Australian team train in Argentina ahead of their final round Rugby World Championship clash against the homeside Pumas. Its the final piece in our coverage of the 6 week long tournament which included coverage of the Wallabies, Springboks and the All Blacks in Argentina, not to mention of the Pumas.

In the land of gargantuan steaks and enormous forwards, the Wallabies will go for brawn in their pack to confront the Pumas on Saturday (6th October).

ESPN OUTSIDE THE LINES – MESSI HERE AND GONE

Posted the 6 October, 2012 | 0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

As part of ESPN’s indepth feature on Lionel Messi from his hometown Rosario, I worked with the renowned sports journalist Wright Thompson in providing all the media for the story. The innovative piece has been described by many as the most insightful ever run on the Argentine and Barcelona star that’s one of the world’s most famous people.

ARGENTINE LEGENDARY TEAM OPENS WORLDS FIRST FOOTBALL HOTEL – AP

Posted the 6 July, 2012 | 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNduYnUr2Aw

Famous for its prowess on the pitch, the fancy footwork of Argentina’s legendary team Boca Juniors has inspired the creation of the world’s first football themed hotel.

Maradona and Tevez are among the famous faces gracing the walls of the Hotel Boca.

The story went out around the world including this web broadcast on German Magazine Stern and another on Chinese National Broadcaster CCTV

BRINGING RUGBY TO ARGENTINA’S MARGINALIZED YOUTH – AP

Posted the 18 September, 2011 | 0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just four years ago Argentine rugby full back Ignacio Corleto was about to play an instrumental part in his national team’s march toward an unprecedented world cup semi finals spot.

With just days to go before the Pumas face off against England in the 2012 tournament group B opener in New Zealand Ignacio has long retired from professional rugby and is instead the sideline force behind Botines Solidarios.

Calling it the play of his life this team of ragged rugby playing youths from one of Buenos Aires’s biggest slums is Corleto’s idea of bringing the codes of his beloved sport to some of his country’s most marginalized youth…

THE CHURCH OF MARADONA

Posted the 14 November, 2010 | 0 Comments

A piece I did for GRN back in 2010 during the World Cup in South Africa showing how the worshippers of the church of Maradona were living the world cup with their deity as the manager of the Argentine team