Category Archives: Cycling

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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Results 22/08/16 – The Post-Olympic blues

I started this blog back in 2012, excited about the London Olympic Games and the realisation that I do actually enjoy watching sports – and not just the mainstream of football, rugby and cricket etc. Unemployed at the time, I … Continue reading

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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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Pat McQuaid is not the democratic choice

UCI president Pat McQuaid was recently branded a “dictator” and “an embarrassment to cycling” after his decision to allow himself to be nominated for the next term by any country, not just the Irish federation. I can’t help but completely … 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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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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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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