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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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‘Le Gentleman’ brings home the hat-trick for British cycling

France surrendered once again over the last three weeks as British Cycling decided that now was the time to completely take over the sport. We’ve known for some time now that we, as a nation, are pretty darn good on … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Olympic sports while you can

It’s a shame that Britain are so dominant in sports we care so little about. BBC Sport today published an article detailing every Olympic sport and which countries are the most likely to succeed in each one. As expected, we … Continue reading

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Murray and Marray march into semis

If you’re not remotely interested in Wimbledon or the Tour de France, the two biggest competitions on offer this week, you might as well skip to the end or turn off. It’s one of those days again! It was the … Continue reading

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Rain – a formidable foe

It should no longer be a surprise when rain halts play at Wimbledon. It has long been a tradition for the outdoor summer tournament, along with strawberries and cream and Sir Cliff Richard. The sight of court officials rushing on … Continue reading

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