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How big are the Commonwealth Games?

The first tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow go on sale tomorrow and it’s set to be the biggest major sporting event held in this country since the 2012 Olympic Games – and they’re pretty hard to beat. … Continue reading

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Cycling, Team GB and the Olympics need each other

The International Olympic Committee today moved to dismiss rumours that cycling could be removed from the Olympics, but what a ridiculous notion it was to start with. Canadian IOC member Dick Pound had only yesterday warned that cycling could lose … Continue reading

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News 8/1/13 – Bradford shock Aston Villa in the League Cup

Bradford City edged closer to an amazing appearance in the Capital One Cup Final by breezing past Aston Villa in the first of their two-legged semi-final. Ignoring the fact they currently lie 60 places below the struggling Villa, Bradford terrorised … Continue reading

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News 7/1/2013 – Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny dominate in Rotterdam

Back for another brief outing, Sport Britain takes a look at the best results from yesterday and reminds this fine world what a strong country Great Britain is. Of course, there’s also a few crushing losses, but you can’t win … Continue reading

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Amateur boxing trumps the professional pantomime

Boxing has become a sport that many, including myself, have come to hate. What was supposed to be a gentlemanly activity (for men and women) was reduced to a pale imitation of itself over the course of the last year. … Continue reading

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Fifth in the medal table, Team GB have one of their greatest days

Despite the slow start, Team GB’s Olympic campaign really kicked into life today with three gold and three silver medals on the sixth full day of the Games. My high enthusiasm for our home Olympics has never been a secret, … Continue reading

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