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It’s personal: Christmas presents for sports fanatics

Published on November 19th, 2013 | by Kitty Trice

With Christmas looming, the search for presents with a sports theme is on. Here is a guide to more individual gifts that may not be in every shop. The website, www.notonthehighstreet.com, is renowned for unique presents [&hellip... Read More


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Dina Asher-Smith: Learning fast

Published on November 19th, 2013 | by David Drake

At just 17 years of age, Dina Asher-Smith has already achieved great things in her sport. She set an under-13 world record in 2009 when she ran 300 meters in 39.16 seconds (a record which still [&hellip... Read More


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Grand National scrutiny continues to rule racing

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Kitty Trice

With the new jump-racing season under way the controversial subject of horse welfare is once again likely to provoke debate among racegoers and animal welfare groups. The focal point of controversy both for the British public [&hellip... Read More


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Formula E set to overtake the streets of London

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Sam Rowntree

It is said that the quickest way for technology to develop is in times of warfare. The Spitfire and the nuclear bomb were developed in quick time in the Second World War out of necessity, rather [&hellip... Read More


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NFL close to London franchise

Published on November 11th, 2013 | by Tom Purcell

The NFL has recently announced plans to stage three games at Wembley next year, as well as the Jacksonville Jaguars making a commitment to coming back for the next four years. In light of this, I [&hellip... Read More


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Women’s boxing follows Adams’ lead despite resistance

Published on November 4th, 2013 | by Sam Singh, Ashley Weston and Rob Russell

At London 2012, Women’s boxing was given its platform on the world stage for the very first time, and Nicola Adams’ gold medal inevitably propelled the sport into the media spotlight. Outside of the Olympics however, [&hellip... Read More


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Women’s boxing more popular after Olympics

Published on November 4th, 2013 | by Kitty Trice

Until the London 2012 Olympics, women’s boxing was considered a minority sport, however, with Nicola Adams winning gold, it has been given a new lease of life. Adams’ triumph awoke the media and the public to [&hellip... Read More


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Exciting Sturridge must pounce on his final chance

Published on October 21st, 2013 | by Ryan Davies

Former player and manager Graeme Souness believes England international Daniel Sturridge is facing his last chance at a major club. Souness, who guided Liverpool to FA Cup success as manager in 1992 understands the battles that [&hellip... Read More


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