Sarah Hames

‘He had a nightmare … broken boat … sick … exhausted … battered … par for this course’

* SARAH HAMES is a lawyer by education but swapped the bar for the piste, then PR. She knows her sport from the inside, the offside and blind side, with a portfolio stretching from the hallowed corridors of the All England Club to the expanses of the Southern Ocean… . . . . . By Sarah Hames 13 December 2010 So it’s start day of the second leg of the VELUX 5 OCEANS.  I’ve been in Cape Town for about five weeks, and today the boats should head off towards Wellington.  I say ‘should’ because this is sailing, and the Southern Ocean where the skippers are heading next is...


SARAH HAMES: ‘You’re from there and you want to be a Wimbledon ball boy? Sorry, but no’

* SARAH HAMES is a lawyer by education but swapped the bar for the piste, then PR. She knows her sport from the inside, the offside and blind side, with a portfolio stretching from the hallowed corridors of the All England Club to the expanses of the Southern Ocean… . . . . . By Sarah Hames 21 June 2010 With Wimbledon starting today, and as someone who works at the tournament as part of the PR team, I had a quick scout through last year’s emails the other day to remind myself of the sort of enquiries I’d be in for over the next 14 days. I found an...


SARAH HAMES: ‘Sex. City. Girls. Gambling. World Cup. What on earth could go wrong?’

* SARAH HAMES is a lawyer by education but swapped the bar for the piste, then PR. She knows her sport from the inside, the offside and blind side, with a portfolio stretching from the hallowed corridors of the All England Club to the expanses of the Southern Ocean... . . . . . By Sarah Hames 16 June 2010 I’ll be honest. I’m not the world’s biggest football fan. Wrong shape ball for me. I don’t care that much about England (so sue me) and care even less about all the others.  However, I can’t hide from the fact that I live in a country that’s obsessed with...