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A pitch-side soaking

June 18, 2012

By Yves Herman

Picture five photographers and one technician traveling together between the cities of Kharkiv and Donetsk in Ukraine, at an average of 38 degrees C (100 degrees Fahrenheit) with air humidity of more than 50%. Eastern Ukraine is definitely not a fresh or cool place to stay during this EURO 2012 soccer championships. Nevertheless, it is our job to be there and it is a pure pleasure to be sitting alongside the pitch and taking photos of Europe's best soccer teams. On that journey a cooling rain would have been most appreciated.

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Yes, my job really is this glamorous

September 23, 2010

When people ask me what I do for a living, or they hear tales from my wife about me being away at the Olympics or shooting football or golf or a Papal visit somewhere, the usual response is to tell me how glamorous my job is, rubbing shoulders with all these famous sporting and political icons and how lucky I am to get to attend all these events and call it work!

Ashes analysis: Is there time for a result after the rain?

August 1, 2009

Thunderous rain and the unrelenting inclement conditions are threatening to turn the third Ashes test into a washout rather than the pivotal point of a see-sawing series it should be.

The Open golf gets underway, but where’s the wind and rain?

July 16, 2009

Embarking on my first British Open, I was of the understanding the weather would be wet and windy and the scoring tough but my week thus far has been spent in shorts and t-shirts at a surprisingly benign Turnberry.

Flippers and snorkel required at U.S. Open

June 22, 2009

A member of the grounds crew rolls water off the 10th green during third round play in the U.S. Open golf championship on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale

Lengthy rain delays along with saturated greens and fairways resembling attractions at a water theme park have sorely tested the patience of the players at this week’s U.S. Open.