Category Archives: Rowing

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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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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Britain’s entry into the European Rowing Championships is a farce

The European Rowing Championships begin today but I’m in two minds whether or not to even mention it in tomorrow’s result update. Almost two months since the Olympic Games, the sport’s third-biggest competition (after the Olympics and the Worlds) gets … Continue reading

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Results 31/8/2012 – More Paralympic success and some canoe slalom

Friday’s Star Performers * Hannah Cockroft – decimated the 100m field, got gold with a Paralympic record * Mark Lee Colbourne – world record in the heats then gold the same day * Stephen Cummings – winner of a Vuelta … Continue reading

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Results: The Premier League returns, but archery and horses take the spotlight

The English Premier League rumbled on yesterday with the eighth and ninth matches of the season. Manchester City were hoping to begin with the form that granted them a last-minute league win in 2011/2012, whilst Chelsea were aiming to be … Continue reading

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British bicycle wheels may as well be painted gold

I’ve never wanted to get out and ride a bike more than I have over the last two months. I used to have a mountain bike, for some reason, and I completely neglected it when I was younger. Preferring to … Continue reading

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