Category Archives: Swimming

Hatfield’s Nick Juba appointed head coach of Denmark Swimming

Hatfield Swimming Club coach Nick Juba has been appointed the new head coach of the Danish Swimming Federation. Juba has been head coach at Hatfield for 20 years and has helped to oversee the progress of top British swimmers, including … Continue reading

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Can Michael Jamieson lead a struggling swimming team to global success this time?

‘Tis the season for world champions, fa la la la la… Ahem, sorry. But with the ongoing squash championships, last week’s bowl showdown and season-ending finals in badminton and table tennis, it’s a good time to recover that Olympic spirit … 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 – 5th to 11th November 2012

Rightio, then! It’s time for the top ten teams and/or individual sportspeople for the week ending 11/11/12. Yes, that’s over four days ago, but I’m incredibly unreliable and had other things to do. What ya gonna do? I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Jonny Brownlee usurps his older brother with a Triathlon Grand Final win

Saturday 20/10/2012 Results Triathlon: Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Elite Men Jonny Brownlee – 2:00:31, 2nd place David McNamee – 2:02:06, 10th place Aaron Harris – 2:06:31, 28th place Mark Buckingham – 2:07:25, 29th place Adam Bowden – … 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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Mixed start to the European Table Tennis Championships

Olympic table tennis player Paul Drinkhall got off to a good start at the 2012 European Championships in Denmark, but the same couldn’t be said for everyone. Appearing for the first time since a disappointing time in the Liverpool World … Continue reading

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Results: 6-9 September 2012, over twenty sports, over fifty competitions

This Weekend’s Top Performers As I wasn’t here for the entire weekend, I’m turning the usual “top 5” into a top ten. See if you agree, pop pickers! * David Weir – another two medals, culminating in the marathon. He … Continue reading

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Sophie Christiansen grabs a horsey hat-trick

Wednesday’s Star Performers * Sophie Christiansen – grabbed all three golds in the dressage competition despite her massive handicap * David Weir – continued his march toward wheelchair dominance by winning the 1500 metres * Danielle Brown – showed the … 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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