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Results 23/08/16 – plus failure in futsal

Futsal’s an odd sport. Essentially a form of indoor football, it focuses on skills, improvisation and the promotion of close-knit team play. Played in, but not limited to, Hispanic and Eastern European countries, futsal is often used to develop young … Continue reading

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Wrestling shouldn’t be at the 2020 Olympics – its day is done

President of the Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), Nenad Lalovic of Serbia, is the key figure pushing for wrestling to remain as a core sport when it comes to the 2020 Olympics and, in a worrying sign for British … 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 10/6/13 – Charlotte Kerwood and Aaron Heading shoot well in Nicosia, but no British qualifiers in Shotgun World Cup

As the latest round of the Shotgun World Cup got under way in Nicosia, Cyprus, six British shooters attempted to make another impression on the global stage but came unstuck in the qualification stages. Both men’s and women’s trap competitions … Continue reading

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Results 21/5/13 – Top seeds James Willstrop and Laura Massaro show no fear at squash’s British Open

England’s women finally got in on the action at the Allam British Open yesterday… despite them playing their opening round in Pontefract, rather than the KC Stadium like the men. In any case, it was plain sailing for the four … 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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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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