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Results 22/08/16 – The Post-Olympic blues

I started this blog back in 2012, excited about the London Olympic Games and the realisation that I do actually enjoy watching sports – and not just the mainstream of football, rugby and cricket etc. Unemployed at the time, I … Continue reading

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Speedway: Coventry Bees fight off a Pirates onslaught in the Elite League

Coventry Bees moved joint top of the Elite League table after 4 meetings after overturning Poole away from home last night. Facing the Pirates for the second time in a week, Coventry made up their 41-48 defeat at home on … 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 7/6/2013 – Barry Hawkins begins 2013/14 with three straight wins

World Snooker Championship runner-up Barry Hawkins has got off to a respectable start to his season by reaching the Last 16 on the first day in Sofia. Barely a month after the end of the 2012/13 season, several top players … 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 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 24/9/12: Nick Matthew beats James Willstrop in all-English squash final

The post-weekend lull in sport has been tempered this week with a championship win in squash. Unfortunately, the combined Irish team crashed out of the World Twenty20 without a win and England’s netball team were defeated by the “Sunshine Girls”, … Continue reading

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