Monthly Archives: October 2012

Darren Appleton fails to make it an historic three in a row

Darren Appleton was unable to defend his US Open 9-Ball Championship title this week, losing to both the eventual runner-up and the third-placed finisher. Appleton was bidding to become the first player to ever win three consecutive US Open titles … Continue reading

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Who cares about the Europa League?

My concerns about the validity of the Europa League were again called into question last night as Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United all struggled to excel against much lesser opponents. Both Liverpool and Newcastle were able to respectively overcome … Continue reading

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Stuart Bingham set to swap Guildford for Cyprus after night of dominance

Stuart Bingham breezed through last night’s Premier League Snooker fixtures and claimed a cheque for £16,000 – that’s going straight on his wedding! Following the cancellation of the previous PLS round in Penzance amidst Stephen Lee’s suspension, Bingham’s match with … Continue reading

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No week in the sun for Fleming and Hutchins

Fourth-seeded duo Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins failed to make an impact in this week’s Valencia Open 500 as they fell at the first hurdle to Austria’s Julian Knowle and Slovakia’s Filip Polasek. The European combo made it two weeks … Continue reading

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Results 23/10/12 – Manchester United scrape home once again

It all looked over after 20 minutes, but Manchester United once again rescued themselves from the promise of a shocking home defeat and scored three goals to keep them top of their Champions League group. The salvage operation was unveiled … Continue reading

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Yorkshire winless once again on the greatest stage

There were no real surprises when Yorkshire Carnegie lost their Champions League T20 match against Chennai Super Kings, ending a torrid time for English teams in the competition. Throughout the group stages, Yorkshire have only chalked up two points – … Continue reading

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Jonny Brownlee usurps his older brother with a Triathlon Grand Final win

Saturday 20/10/2012 Results Triathlon: Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Elite Men Jonny Brownlee – 2:00:31, 2nd place David McNamee – 2:02:06, 10th place Aaron Harris – 2:06:31, 28th place Mark Buckingham – 2:07:25, 29th place Adam Bowden – … Continue reading

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Belfast Giants crush European opponents on the rink

Despite the title, there’s no fancy blurb today. Let’s face it, we’re already a day behind. == Friday 19/10/2012 Results Table Tennis: European Championships Round 1 Paul Drinkhall 3-4 Yaroslav Zhmudenko (UKR) 8-11 11-6 11-7 8-11 9-11 11-7 11-9 Liam … Continue reading

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Sophie Allen shares swimming silver in Moscow

You have to wonder what all the fuss was about; two months ago, the nation was in uproar that we underachieved in the pool throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. Now, one such Olympian has returned and shown that Great … Continue reading

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Mixed start to the European Table Tennis Championships

Olympic table tennis player Paul Drinkhall got off to a good start at the 2012 European Championships in Denmark, but the same couldn’t be said for everyone. Appearing for the first time since a disappointing time in the Liverpool World … Continue reading

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