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Results 22/8/2013 – Sophie Christiansen wins gold at Para-Dressage European Championships

Yes, you read that right. These are results from today! It may be a sport I find pretty dull to watch (sorry!) but thinking back to Paralympian Sophie Christiansen’s glee at her three gold haul was an inspiring moment of … Continue reading

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Results 11/6/13 – Heather Watson through to second round of AEGON Classic in Birmingham

British number two Heather Watson is one of a select few to make it through to the second round of a home tennis tournament this week, namely the AEGON Classic in Birmingham. Still recovering from an early-season bout of glandular … 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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Larry Godfrey and Naomi Folkard kick off outdoor archery season in the Riom European Grand Prix

The outdoor archery season proper kicks off tomorrow with the first arrows of the opening European Grand Prix in Riom, France. As it’s the first season since the Olympic Games, those participating were always likely to be shaken up and … Continue reading

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Results: The Premier League returns, but archery and horses take the spotlight

The English Premier League rumbled on yesterday with the eighth and ninth matches of the season. Manchester City were hoping to begin with the form that granted them a last-minute league win in 2011/2012, whilst Chelsea were aiming to be … Continue reading

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Results: Archery’s mixed fortunes away from the crowds

If the Olympics ended right now for Team GB’s archery contingent… we’ve had missed out on a medal. Only just, though. Larry Godfrey, Britain’s highest-ranked participant from either sex, finished fourth in the men’s individual ranking round with a 72-arrow … Continue reading

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Football, the mediocre Olympics stop-gap

The wait is over. Today is the day when seven years of preparations are over and the official opening ceremony of the XXX Olympiad begins. The participants are in the Athletes Village, all getting ready for their moment to shine … Continue reading

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