Category Archives: Cricket

Results 23/08/16 – plus failure in futsal

Futsal’s an odd sport. Essentially a form of indoor football, it focuses on skills, improvisation and the promotion of close-knit team play. Played in, but not limited to, Hispanic and Eastern European countries, futsal is often used to develop young … Continue reading

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Moeen Ali has confidence, but haven’t we seen it all before?

Worcestershire spin-bowler Moeen Ali is almost certain to make his England debut this week as the national side resume battle with Sri Lanka in a 2-Test series. His reaction to the step-up to Test level has been a confident one … Continue reading

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Results 19/8/2013 – Great Britain’s water polo team lose to Hungary again

The future of water polo in this country doesn’t look any brighter after the Great Britain junior women were thrashed in the first match of the World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. Following a minute’s silence for Hungarian water polo … Continue reading

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Results 5/6/13 – Rajiv Ouseph and Heather Olver amongst the English names to advance in Thailand

Rajiv Ouseph and the pairing of Chris Adcock and Gabby White were both seeded sixth going into the SCG Thailand Open but England’s best badminton players suffered decidedly mixed fates on the opening day. Men’s champion Ouseph breezed past his … Continue reading

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Results 4/6/13 – Froome and Thomas still in the Criterium hunt

The Criterium de Dauphiné may be one of the last warm-ups for Chris Froome heading into the Tour de France but it was Sky Procycling team-mate Edvald Boassen Hagen that took the third stage in Tarare. The Norwegian champion was … Continue reading

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Results 22/5/13: Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton qualify for the Corrientes Grand Slam

Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton continued their impressive run at Grand Slam beach volleyball events by once again qualifying for the main draw, this time the Corrientes Grand Slam in Argentina. Following a winless tournament in Shanghai, the Brits returned … Continue reading

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Results 20/5/13 – Reading HC amongst the hockey teams achieving success in Europe

Coming off the end of a slow week of sport but before we reach the next one, a few competitions ran into the next week, providing a couple of winners for Great Britain. Delegations from each of the three countries … Continue reading

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Results 15/5/13 – Chelsea win the Europa League final

Yes, it isn’t quite the same achievement but Chelsea have followed on from 2012’s Champions League win by claiming the Europa League title, beating Benfica 2-1. Extra time and penalties weren’t necessary this time, but it went close. With the … 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 18/3/2013: Eve Muirhead’s curling team still on track

The Scottish women’s curling team are looking good for a top four finish after two more wins in the World Curling Championships in Riga. Muirhead led her team, featuring Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Claire Hamilton, to consecutive victories against … Continue reading

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