Monthly Archives: December 2012

Scott Brash leads GB to a slew of seconds in Olympia

Olympic gold medallist Scott Brash, plus Tina Fletcher and Laura Renwick all made it to the podium at the Olympia Horse Show in London yesterday, but the host nation are still waiting for an individual win. With so many British … Continue reading

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Laura Massaro joins Waters and Duncalf in the Cayman Open quarters

There’ll be a guaranteed British player in the semi-finals of the Cayman World Open as Alison Waters and Jenny Duncalf prepare to do battle tonight. Waters advanced to the last eight with similar ease to her opening match, taking only … Continue reading

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BBL: Plymouth Raiders need a good win to stay in contention

Plymouth Raiders may be hoping for a thumping win against Mersey Tigers in the British Basketball League this Friday, leaving no chance of another edgy encounter. The last three fixtures involving the Raiders have been extremely tight affairs, ending with … Continue reading

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Badminton: Robert Blair aiming to end year with a win in Turkey

After a month of trotting across the British Isles, taking in Scotland, Wales and then Ireland, badminton takes the trip to Turkey for the final International Series event of the 2012 season. Former Olympian and Commonwealth Games silver medallist for … Continue reading

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Arsenal make up for a Bradford blunder by ravaging Reading

Arsenal made a decent shot of getting their season back on track with an emphatic 5-2 win away to Reading on Monday in the Premier League. It was a must-win fixture in order for manager Arsene Wenger to instil some … Continue reading

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Trojans see off Nomads to maintain gap at the top

Trojans kept their grip on the top of the English Korfball League as they beat Nomads 18-11 at the Trinity Sports Club on Sunday. Continuing a mixed season for the visitors in which they have now won four and lost … Continue reading

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Dragons scorch Mogliano Rugby in the Challenge Cup

Newport-Gwent Dragons proved unstoppable in the only Amlin Challenge Cup match of Sunday as they powered past Mogliano Rugby 53-3. Continuing on from their strong win against the Italians last week when they beat them 33-0, the Welsh team ran … Continue reading

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Alison Waters and Laura Massaro show no fear in the Cayman Islands

Alison Waters breezed past home hopeful Marlene West in the first round of the Cayman World Open, taking just 19 minutes to do it. The English fourth seed was barely in the court when she took apart West in the … Continue reading

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Skeleton’s Lizzy Yarnold finishes eighth in La Plagne

Shelley Rudman was unable to capitalise on her first gold medal of the Skeleton World Cup season in Winterberg last week, finishing tenth in La Plagne. Before the event, the reigning World Cup champion had conceded that she had little … Continue reading

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Amir Khan beats Carlos Molina to get career back on track

Amir Khan silenced his critics for a short while by stopping Carlos Molina in the tenth round in Los Angeles. Khan was coming off the back of two straight defeats to Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia so it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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