Category Archives: Formula One

Formula 1: Not the ideal situation for any of the British drivers

It was a tough time for all three British drivers in Malaysia last weekend, for a range of different reasons. Prior to the start of the 2015 Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Will Stevens may have been forgiven … 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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David Beckham matured with age and bows out at the top

In a certain air of inevitability, David Beckham today announced his retirement from football at the age of 38. About time? The former England captain is the only Englishman to have lifted titles in four different countries – England, Spain, … 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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Did Lewis Hamilton deserve to be on the podium in Malaysia?

Amongst all the controversy between Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber after the Malaysian Grand Prix, little attention was paid towards the huge contrast with their Mercedes rivals, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Team orders were back on the agenda for … 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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Best of the Week – 19th to 25th November 2012

In the wake of the announcement of this year’s candidates for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and its “safe” shortlist, it’s time to return a little bit closer to the present with Sport Britain’s “Best of the Week”. As … Continue reading

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Best of the Week: 12th-18th November 2012

Like before, I’ve picked who I believe to be the top ten men and women in British sport last week, placing upon the metaphorical podium that nobody realises they’re on. == Judd Trump – Snooker Britain’s brightest talent has found … Continue reading

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Will Lewis Hamilton ever win again?

As Lewis Hamilton limped home from what was almost a certain win, you’d have forgiven him for wishing his move to Mercedes would just hurry up a little bit. Then again, since his move to the fifth-placed team was announced, … Continue reading

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Summary of the week (nearly)

Apologies, my vast brigade of readers. I’ve been subjected to being “AFK” for the last few days, so I haven’t been able to update you on the finer points of Britain’s achievements this weekend. And by “weekend”, I mean “ever … Continue reading

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