Category Archives: Gymnastics

Belfast Giants crush European opponents on the rink

Despite the title, there’s no fancy blurb today. Let’s face it, we’re already a day behind. == Friday 19/10/2012 Results Table Tennis: European Championships Round 1 Paul Drinkhall 3-4 Yaroslav Zhmudenko (UKR) 8-11 11-6 11-7 8-11 9-11 11-7 11-9 Liam … Continue reading

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Sophie Allen shares swimming silver in Moscow

You have to wonder what all the fuss was about; two months ago, the nation was in uproar that we underachieved in the pool throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. Now, one such Olympian has returned and shown that Great … Continue reading

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Results: 6/10/12 – Britain’s male judo contingent startle in Minsk

Have a think back to the London 2012 Olympics. Go on, I’ll let you, it’s not as if I mention them in nearly every blog post. Specifically, attempt to remember Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s participation in the judo competition. … Continue reading

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Results 5/10/12 – Sale Sharks show promise but still lie rock-bottom

Before Friday night’s game between Sale Sharks and Leicester Tigers, it was quoted that Sharks would use the game as a springboard to recover their flagging season. Many critics scoffed at the idea, with Sale not given a chance against … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Olympics Q&A with Rachel Malyon!

Today, I’ve got something a little different for you all. As the Olympics begin to draw to a close, I asked Rachel Malyon, my wonderful partner, to do a little Q&A on the Games so far. She obliged, so here’s … Continue reading

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Amateur boxing trumps the professional pantomime

Boxing has become a sport that many, including myself, have come to hate. What was supposed to be a gentlemanly activity (for men and women) was reduced to a pale imitation of itself over the course of the last year. … Continue reading

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Is tennis an “Olympic” sport?

I flicked onto the men’s singles tennis final today and I could not believe what I was seeing. Roger Federer was losing, and losing badly. Think back just one month ago to the Wimbledon final, one of the four (five, … Continue reading

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