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Ronnie O’Sullivan wins the battle but Mark Selby wins the World Snooker war

Another year of snooker is over and Ronnie O’Sullivan has lifted the World Championship trophy for the fifth time, the second time in a row. Yet, when he’s away, snooker goes on as normal and it is world number one … Continue reading

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Is Ronnie O’Sullivan really winning his battle with snooker and himself?

In an interview shortly after his masterclass against Stuart Bingham, Ronnie O’Sullivan surprised nobody when he announced that he was done with snooker. No, definitely this time. Absolutely no coming back. Probably. OK, I’m skint. Before we get going, this … Continue reading

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Mark Selby misses out on the Triple Crown after World Snooker Championship exit

Four out of the eight second round matches of the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield have come to an end and there has already been one big shock – that of the exit of world number one Mark Selby. The … Continue reading

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Results 26/2/2013 – Kirsten Penny wins gold at the Commonwealth Championships

In the pick of Tuesday’s action, Kirsten Penny got bowling’s Commonwealth Championships off to a great start as she claimed gold in the ladies’ singles event. Lisa John also picked up a joint bronze but was some way off Penny’s … Continue reading

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Results 5/2/2013: Mark Cavendish wins a stage of the Tour of Qatar

Clearly enjoying himself since his move to Omega Pharma-Quick Step from Team Sky, Mark Cavendish has sprinted his way to his second stage victory this year. The individual win on the third day of the Tour of Qatar means he … Continue reading

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Results 15/1/13 – Andy Murray and the girls through in Australia

British number one Andy Murray and Olympic silver medallist Laura Robson joined Heather Watson in the second round of the Australian Open. Murray kicked off his 2013 Grand Slam campaign with a speedy win against Robin Haase of the Netherlands, … Continue reading

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Jonny Brownlee usurps his older brother with a Triathlon Grand Final win

Saturday 20/10/2012 Results Triathlon: Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Elite Men Jonny Brownlee – 2:00:31, 2nd place David McNamee – 2:02:06, 10th place Aaron Harris – 2:06:31, 28th place Mark Buckingham – 2:07:25, 29th place Adam Bowden – … Continue reading

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Results 26/9/12: England’s netball team put the ‘Sunshine Girls’ to bed

I called it. Ask and I shall receive. The England netball team fulfilled my request and won the series against Jamaica (known as the ‘Sunshine Girls’, if I lost you with the headline), with only 4 points in it. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Results 25/9/12 – Chelsea crush Wolves in the Capital One Cup

Alas, after spoiling you for two days with photos of grinning champions holding their trophies aloft, I have nothing for you today. Not because British competitors have come up short – it’s simply because no competitions that we appeared in … 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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