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Mark Cavendish and Omega Pharma-Quick Step are the perfect fit

Mark Cavendish’s decision to ride for Omega Pharma-Quick Step after spending 2012 at Sky Procycling appears to be the best one of his life. Joining the Belgian outfit on a three year contract, the Manx rider is already enjoying one … 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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Football Special: Team GB and the Europa League

It’s only three weeks until the 2012 Olympic Summer Games and the tension is certainly building up on all fronts. The Team GB favourites for a home medal – Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah, Ben Ainslie, Beth Tweddle, etcetera etcetera – … 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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Rangers and Bradford – different sports, similar story

Two very similar clubs, albeit ones with extremely different circumstances, are contemplating life outside of the national elite level of their sports. Whilst Rangers F.C. have survived complete liquidisation, they find themselves with the unsavoury prospect of having to start … 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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