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The Andaman Islands 2017

A BREAK FROM THE NORM I’ve spent the last 3 months in Mumbai, India working for Star Sports and Commentating on  Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 5. After 105 matches it was definitely time for a well earned break ahead of the super play offs and finals. My holiday destination of choice? The Andaman Islands. The Andaman… Read more »

DATE: Oct 16 CATEGORY: Uncategorized
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Mental Health – Let’s talk about it!

This week Prince Harry has very openly spoken to the British press about his own personal battle with mental health after the death of his Mother, Princess Diana almost 20 years ago. Prince Harry said it was not until his late 20′s that he processed the grief – after 2 years of “total chaos” and… Read more »

DATE: Apr 17 CATEGORY: Uncategorized
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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