Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ones to watch at the IPC Athletics World Championships

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have released a 35-strong list that points out the “Ones to Watch” at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon this July and four of the stars hail from Great Britain. Most of the … Continue reading

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Results 27/2/2013: Steven Scott claims double trap gold in Cyprus

It’s not the biggest of competitions in the calendar year, but Britain’s Steven Scott took the most of his opportunites and grabbed the gold medal in the Cyprus Grand Prix Shotgun event. Scott was dominant throughout the entire event, topping … Continue reading

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Adam Rosen closes the World Cup in Sochi with a consistent Nations Cup finish

Adam Rosen completed his luge season last weekend with a visit to the sliding centre in Sochi that he will get to grips with in next year’s Winter Olympics. Bringing the Viessmann Luge World Cup to a close in Russia, … Continue reading

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Results 26/2/2013 – Kirsten Penny wins gold at the Commonwealth Championships

In the pick of Tuesday’s action, Kirsten Penny got bowling’s Commonwealth Championships off to a great start as she claimed gold in the ladies’ singles event. Lisa John also picked up a joint bronze but was some way off Penny’s … Continue reading

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Yet another break in the 6 Nations?

It’s time for yet another break in the middle of the RBS 6 Nations and, with two matches left to play, the league table – and the race for the Grand Slam – is looking pretty tasty. But, it’s these … Continue reading

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Figure Skating: Olivia Smart and Joseph Buckland prepare for second shot at World Juniors in Milan

British champion ice dancers Olivia Smart and Joseph Buckland lead a 4-strong squad at the 2013 World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Milan this week. The pair first teamed up in 2010 and have emerged as a top British talent, … Continue reading

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Jodie Stimpson first in Devonport, plus golds in the Winter Triathlon World Championships in Cogne

Jodie Stimpson claimed first place in the Devonport OTU Sprint Triathon Oceania Championships this weekend with a time of 1:03.34, marking a fantastic return to competitive racing. Taking part in her first international triathlon since she came fifth at the … Continue reading

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England’s beach soccer side meet ahead of the Bang Saen International Cup in Pattaya

England’s beach soccer gathered this weekend in preparation for the Bang Saen International Beach Soccer Cup, their first event of 2013. The national side’s playing time together will be significantly shorter this year, as they suffered a devastating qualification campaign … Continue reading

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Bradford’s wildest dreams ended by Swansea’s harsh reality

Much of the attention ahead of the Capital One Cup Final was rightfully directed at Bradford City, the first team from the fourth tier of English football since 1962 to reach such a final. Yet, just a few minutes after … Continue reading

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Manchester claim British water polo title

Manchester’s female water polo team enjoyed a home victory in the all-North West final of the British Gas Water Polo Championships, beating Liverpool 10-5. Manchester came to the national finals on the back of an unbeaten run in the winter-long … Continue reading

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