Category Archives: Basketball

Results: 6th to 12th October 2014: Trophies for Liverpool Ladies, Alison Waters, St Helens, Lewis Hamilton

Don’t worry, I won’t be making a habit of this. With some time to myself, here’s a list of last week’s results, separated by sport. With a bit of luck, I’ll looking to carry on putting some sport-by-sport summaries in … Continue reading

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World cup medals for Jamie Cooke and Mhairi Spence in Budapest, plus wins for Brownlee and Sawers

MODERN PENTATHLON Jamie Cooke won his first senior World Cup medal of his career in the Budapest World Cup, whilst Mhairi Spence also found herself on the podium. A hugely fast swim for Cooke put him in pole position and … Continue reading

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Best of the Week: 18th to 24th March 2013

Forty sports worth of action this week in Britain and further afield as several seasons really got under way. Yet, whilst rowing and shooting enjoyed their first World Cup meetings of the year, the year was coming to a close … Continue reading

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Best of the Week: 11th to 18th March 2013

Another week, another bag of medals and trophies. Surprisingly, no major prizes in the British hotbeds of darts and snooker, but plenty of action for our national teams. == RESULTS England Women Football – Cyprus Cup In a strong tournament … Continue reading

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Results 13/3/2013 – Stacey Kemp and David King kick off the World Figure Skating Championships

With only a year to go until the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, winter sports specialists all over the world are getting in all the practice they can get before the big event. Britain’s snow and ice athletes are no … Continue reading

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Results 5/3/2013: Croydon easily bested by Bec

Korfball matches don’t come very often on a Tuesday but Bec made sure it was business as usual as they kept Croydon bottom of the table with a 26-7 win away from home. Bec now seem cemented in the play-off … Continue reading

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Results 3/3/2013: Emma Beddoes wins all-English Courtcare Open final

It was an all-English affair at the David Lloyd squash court in Chorley as Emma Beddoes beat compatriot Victoria Lust at the 2013 Courtcare Open. Both had played tough five-setters the previous day and it was Beddoes that got off … Continue reading

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Look after Britain’s basketball, not America’s

I can’t understand the desire for American sports to bring one of their matches over to the United Kingdom and call it a “home game”. Don’t get me wrong, it’s great for fans of the NFL and NBA that get … Continue reading

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News 8/1/13 – Bradford shock Aston Villa in the League Cup

Bradford City edged closer to an amazing appearance in the Capital One Cup Final by breezing past Aston Villa in the first of their two-legged semi-final. Ignoring the fact they currently lie 60 places below the struggling Villa, Bradford terrorised … 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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