Monthly Archives: November 2012

Best of the Week – 19th to 25th November 2012

In the wake of the announcement of this year’s candidates for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and its “safe” shortlist, it’s time to return a little bit closer to the present with Sport Britain’s “Best of the Week”. As … Continue reading

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Fencing’s Edward Beaumont the best of a medicore bunch

Edward Beaumont was the best of two British fencers in Saturday’s Oslo Cup but a mixed day for him meant that he failed to progress past the round of 64. The first leg of the Coupe de Monde 2012/2013, the … Continue reading

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Ireland eventually make it to Argentina Champion’s Challenge but lose to the hosts

Ireland’s national hockey team almost got their Champion’s Challenge 1 campaign off to a winning start against hosts Argentina today, but they were fortunate to even make it to the tournament at all. A few weeks ago, Irish Hockey announced … Continue reading

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I’m not a reality TV fan, but…

Now, I’m not a reality TV fan and that makes watching the box quite a challenge these days. True, there’s a huge variety of channels at present, but most of the “quality” programming has been replaced by the lives of … Continue reading

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Nottingham and Trojans do battle in the English Korfball League

We’re delving into more uncharted territory today following coverage of the All-Ireland & UK Dodgeball Tournament. Next up is a look ahead to the fourth round of matches in the English Korfball National League Premier Division. It’s a full fixture … Continue reading

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Dodgeball takes over the island of Ireland

That little island near Great Britain – you know the one, Ireland – has long had its troubles over the years. This weekend, however, will see teams from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (and one from England) duke … Continue reading

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Rajiv Ouseph, Chris Adcock and Andrew Ellis get nowhere in Hong Kong

Following news that he is to pair up with fiancee Gabby White in future badminton events, Chris Adcock and partner Andrew Ellis put a valiant effort in the final regular event of the BWF SuperSeries season in Hong Kong. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Sheffield Steelers hold back the Stars

Dundee Stars almost gave the crowd at Ice Sheffield a shock by leading Sheffield Steelers 4-3 into the final seconds of last night’s sole Elite Ice Hockey League match. However, a penalty shot from Shawn Limpright was enough to secure … Continue reading

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McKenzie, Howell and friends land in Qingdao

Fresh from an astonishing week in Samoa, four British judoka have continued their “round the world tour” and have landed in Qingdao, China for the final Grand Prix of the 2012 season. Ashley McKenzie, Gemma Howell, Colin Oates and Tom … Continue reading

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Fault – Never the players’, always the manager’s.

Who’d be a manager at Chelsea? Quite a few people, by the looks of it. Roberto di Matteo’s sacking from his managerial position after just eight months in charge, bringing FA Cup and Champions League victory with him, was inevitable … Continue reading

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