Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wrestling shouldn’t be at the 2020 Olympics – its day is done

President of the Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), Nenad Lalovic of Serbia, is the key figure pushing for wrestling to remain as a core sport when it comes to the 2020 Olympics and, in a worrying sign for British … Continue reading

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Sitting Volleyball and how to play – a guide by captain Rob Richardson

It’s getting close to a year since the Olympic Games in London and its now almost-completely-forgotten brother, the Paralympics. Remember all those wacky sports you’d never heard of before? Goalball? Boccia? Wheelchair Fencing? No? I wouldn’t blame you, Channel 4 … Continue reading

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England’s beach soccer side take to Valence for latest Euro League tournament

England’s beach soccer team have travelled to Valence in France to participate in the third leg of 2013’s Euro Beach Soccer League. The competition sees the eight entrants split off into two divisions (A and B, if you like), with … Continue reading

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Joe Kinnear confirmed as Newcastle director of football – and as Chelsea’s new chairman, Gareth Bale’s replacement…

Look out, the clowns are coming. The 2013/14 English Premier League season was always looking like being an entertaining one when it comes to press conferences, with the continuation of Paolo Di Canio at Sunderland, the return of Jose Mourinho … Continue reading

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Results 12/6/2013 – England’s squash men continue to impress at World Team Championships

Rather than learn from my shooting mistake the other day, where my eagerness to talk meant that I hastily pronounced that Britain’s shooters had failed to qualify – before going on to do even worse the next day and confirm … Continue reading

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Results 11/6/13 – Heather Watson through to second round of AEGON Classic in Birmingham

British number two Heather Watson is one of a select few to make it through to the second round of a home tennis tournament this week, namely the AEGON Classic in Birmingham. Still recovering from an early-season bout of glandular … Continue reading

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Joe Evans and Eilidh Prise head up British team at Junior European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Sofia

Pentathlon GB have selected their eight strong team to represent Great Britain at the 2013 Junior European Modern Pentathlon Championships. Heading up the men’s side travelling to Sofia is Joseph Evans. At just 19 years old, Evans has dived straight … Continue reading

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Results 10/6/13 – Charlotte Kerwood and Aaron Heading shoot well in Nicosia, but no British qualifiers in Shotgun World Cup

As the latest round of the Shotgun World Cup got under way in Nicosia, Cyprus, six British shooters attempted to make another impression on the global stage but came unstuck in the qualification stages. Both men’s and women’s trap competitions … Continue reading

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Results 7/6/2013 – Barry Hawkins begins 2013/14 with three straight wins

World Snooker Championship runner-up Barry Hawkins has got off to a respectable start to his season by reaching the Last 16 on the first day in Sofia. Barely a month after the end of the 2012/13 season, several top players … Continue reading

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Results 6/6/13 – England hockey men succumb to a third Belgium bashing

England‘s prospects at advancing to the Hockey World League final seem to have taken a huge blow after they fell to their third consecutive friendly defeat to Belgium. Captain Barry Middleton was the sole scorer on Tuesday but not even … Continue reading

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