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Fixtures 4/8/13 – Final day of the World Games and World Aquatic Champs

On the face of it, there isn’t much going on this Sunday. In fact, it’s been a slow weekend for sport. Sure, we saw the start of a new Championship season in the football but, when it comes to truly … Continue reading

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Results 12/6/2013 – England’s squash men continue to impress at World Team Championships

Rather than learn from my shooting mistake the other day, where my eagerness to talk meant that I hastily pronounced that Britain’s shooters had failed to qualify – before going on to do even worse the next day and confirm … Continue reading

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Results 23/9/12 – John Higgins wins the Shanghai Masters

As usual on a Sunday, several competitions came to a close with mixed fortunes for United Kingdom entrants. On the downside, cycling’s prestigious rainbow jersey passed to a Belgian, our best hope in an F1 car failed to finish at … 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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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: Paralympics versus the Diamond League

Yesterday’s Top 5 Athletes * Robbie Grabarz – bronze in the Olympic Games, he’s finished his season as the best high jumper in the Diamond League * Sarah Storey – won her eighth Paralympic gold medal with a world record … Continue reading

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