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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 16/5/13 – Mark Cavendish secures 100th win but Bradley Wiggins is out of the running

Great and terrible news all round on Stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia. Mark Cavendish secured his 100th stage win of his career and third of the 2013 edition to claim the red jersey once again. Unfortunately, Bradley Wiggins proved … Continue reading

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Results 15/5/13 – Chelsea win the Europa League final

Yes, it isn’t quite the same achievement but Chelsea have followed on from 2012’s Champions League win by claiming the Europa League title, beating Benfica 2-1. Extra time and penalties weren’t necessary this time, but it went close. With the … Continue reading

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Results 14/5/13 – Wigan Athletic are relegated from the English Premier League

Football can be such a cruel game, and so it proved for Wigan Athletic last night. Not only was the 4-1 scoreline away to Arsenal an unfair reflection of the determination and effort they put in, but relegation was confirmed … 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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Results 16/4/13 – Cardiff City promoted to the English Premier League

Just for today, let’s have an alphabetical list of what happened yesterday. Don’t forget, there’s also a full rundown of what’s to come later this week, starting with today’s sporting fixtures, at the bottom. == Bowls Scotland’s men’s team failed … 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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Mark Cavendish and Omega Pharma-Quick Step are the perfect fit

Mark Cavendish’s decision to ride for Omega Pharma-Quick Step after spending 2012 at Sky Procycling appears to be the best one of his life. Joining the Belgian outfit on a three year contract, the Manx rider is already enjoying one … 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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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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