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Sungai Pandan Waterfalls – Kuantan, Malaysia

I am currently out in Malaysia commentating on the ‘QNET Asian Champions Trophy’ hockey tournament with fellow Commentators Charlie Brougham (middle) and Solomon Casoojee (left). Say hello fellas…. Boys in blue – Star Sports Commentary Team 2016 Today we had the morning off, so Charlie and I decided to visit one of the local tourist… Read more »

DATE: Oct 25 CATEGORY: Uncategorized
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Hockey: Live on BT Sport

Selamat petang! I am currently out in Kuantan, Malaysia getting ready to cover the 4th Asian Champions Trophy for STAR SPORTS. This 6 nation tournament contains: Malaysia (Hosts and World no.14), India (2014 Asian Games Gold Medalists and World no.6 ), Pakistan (Defending Champions from 2013 and World no.13) , Korea (World no.11), Japan (Runners… Read more »

DATE: Oct 19 CATEGORY: Blog 2016
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Get ready for the spot light | ShortList Magazine

Lovely feature in September’s copy of ShortList Magazine by Dan Brightmore For Michael Absalom a bad hair day is not an option. Presenting on Sky Sports, the BBC and BT Sport, he knows he’ll be judged both on his appearance. “I work in an industry where it’s essential to look good,” says Michael. “Looking good,… Read more »

DATE: Oct 10 CATEGORY: Blog 2016
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Royal Parks Half Marathon – Sunday 9th October, 2016

6am – “Rise and shine Michael. It’s time to run The Royal Parks Half Marathon 2016″.   I’m not going to lie, when my alarm went off this morning at ‘The Crack of Sparrow-Fart” the thought of running 13.1 miles (after a fairly minimal training regime) didn’t exactly fill me with joy and excitement! Nevertheless… Read more »

DATE: Oct 9 CATEGORY: Uncategorized
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WHAT A LOAD OF (good) RUBBISH!!!

I’m going to start by stating the bleeding obvious! It can be pretty soul destroying hanging around waiting for the phone to ring, and for that “next job” to come in.  Owch! Festering around….I hate it! I’ve been working as a Freelancer now for almost 10 years and it’s definitely a part of the job that… Read more »

DATE: Sep 15 CATEGORY: Uncategorized