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Best of the Week: 31st December 2012 to 6th January 2013

So long 2012! You were a fantastic year to cover with amazing British sporting achievements all over the place. But you’re so last year. It’s time for 2013 to really get underway. As you might expect at the start of … 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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Results 9/11/12 – Murray and Marray reach ATP semis

As always, there was plenty of sporting action on offer this Friday, but relatively little to show it on the results pages of the tournaments. Still, we work on what we have here on Sport Britain and that’s over ten … Continue reading

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Singles or doubles – Who Wins?

No, this isn’t a pitch for some wacky sports-related knockoff of Blockbusters (although get “Challenge” on the phone, it’d be a welcome diversion from all the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? repeats). It’s the perennial, non-existent battle between the … 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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Results and Predictions 3/10/12 – Ben Ainslie returns to the ocean and Europa League

After a couple of months off, Ben Ainslie returned to the San Francisco bay to take part in the latest leg of the America’s Cup World Series circuit. His racing team, J.P. Morgan BAR, didn’t have the best of times … Continue reading

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Results: Andy Murray wins the US Open

Monday’s Star Performers * Andy Murray – finally broke his curse and won his first major competition * England cricket women – may be playing some of the lesser nations but are showing up the men’s side * Poole Pirates … 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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Belated Wednesday 5th September 2012 action

Literally just one game of football to note on Thursday, as Oxford United beat Swindon Town 1-0. Substitute Alfie Potter scored a late 88th minute goal to take Oxford into the second round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Southern draw. … Continue reading

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