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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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Tour de France goes all Yorkshire on us

Following the mighty success of Yorkshire at London 2012, with the likes of Jessica Ennis, Nicola Adams and the Brownlee brothers bumping the county high up the “medal table”, it perhaps wasn’t a surprise to hear that two of the … Continue reading

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Boxing’s on the up, but there’s a long way to go

It was only a few months ago that I completely discarded boxing as a freak show. Well, events over the past couple of weeks have reminded me what a true, human sport it really is. I’ll start with the media … 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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