Category Archives: Winter Sports

International debuts for Martin Shaw and Sandy Wishart do nothing to help British Biathlon’s funding crisis

There’s a certain resignation amongst those at British Biathlon; things have been going downhill for quite some time and it’s a situation that’s not going to improve. For the last year, the governing body for biathlon in the UK has … 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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Eve Muirhead and Lauren Gray fall short in Stockholm

Olympic bronze medallist Eve Muirhead and compatriot Lauren Gray both failed to impress in last week’s Stockholm Ladies Cup, although both can take heart in the fact that they only narrowly missed out on a place in the quarter finals. … Continue reading

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Results 19/8/2013 – Great Britain’s water polo team lose to Hungary again

The future of water polo in this country doesn’t look any brighter after the Great Britain junior women were thrashed in the first match of the World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. Following a minute’s silence for Hungarian water polo … 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 17/4/13 – Charlotte Kerwood tops shooting qualification, but falls short in Al Ain

It’s Wednesday! Or, at least it was yesterday. That means some competitions are just kicking off and others are getting into the real nitty gritty. Andy Murray started in Monte-Carlo, Ben Ainslie took to the waves once more Sir Bradley … 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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Results 19/3/2013 – Yana Stadnik wins silver at European Wrestling Championships

It’s a rare success for Great Britain in wrestling, a sport set to lose its place at the 2020 Olympic Games, but Yana Stadnik earned her new country a silver medal at the European Championships yesterday. Stadnik was set to … 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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Results 18/3/2013: Eve Muirhead’s curling team still on track

The Scottish women’s curling team are looking good for a top four finish after two more wins in the World Curling Championships in Riga. Muirhead led her team, featuring Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Claire Hamilton, to consecutive victories against … Continue reading

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