• Sport Arsenal debut all-white kit tackling knife crime
    Arsenal F.C. will debut a custom, all-white kit as part of a collaborative anti-knife crime campaign called ‘No More Red’. The team will play in the kit for the first time this Sunday, during their FA Cup match against Nottingham Forest. No More Red is described by Arsenal as a “long term commitment… to tackle […]
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  • Sport 12 Lists of Christmas: Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2021
    The sporting world was put on hold following global Covid-19 restrictions last year – it’s no surprise that athletes were hungry to return to victory in 2021. The postponed events provided the perfect backdrops for what are to become infamous instances of bravery, heartbreak, and aggression. It’s difficult to highlight only 10 moments, but we […]
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  • Sport Azeem Rafiq: How tackling racism was torn apart
    Three years after filing a formal complaint against his club, former professional cricketer Azeem Rafiq may finally see justice. His story, however, has become victim to sensationalisation by the press.  The Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) racism scandal has eclipsed sports news and media since its resurgence only weeks ago. Before a Parliamentary committee, Rafiq […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    In sports this week, a fine weekend for the northern hemisphere in Rugby and a race for a new Manchester United manager pales in importance to a missing Chinese tennis star. Football Manchester United’s search for a new manager continues in the aftermath of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s sacking. Former player Michael Carrick is currently interim […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    There have been some staggering wins this week in the world of sports, from football to rugby, and we’re excited to share them with you right here. It’s up to you to pick one that’s your favourite, from Scotland progressing to a crucial stage for World Cup glory, Ireland’s handling of the southern hemisphere giants […]
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  • Sport Why You Should Pay Attention to Formula 1
    Formula 1 is the pinnacle of motorsport. The competing cars can reach speeds of over 220mph and cost up to £15,000,000 to manufacture, utilising perhaps the most sophisticated engineering mechanisms available to achieve optimum performance.  Yet, despite the impressive machinery and fierce driving on offer, F1 has seemingly failed to entice global audiences – until now.  […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    In sports, big decisions matter. And those decisions can be taken by the largest, wealthiest board, or by the one person participating. That’s why this week on Sports Weekly, we have both the wealthiest club in football history making some unusual changes, as well as the most mature tennis player in years taking further steps […]
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  • News Sports Weekly
    Manchester United fans express their frustrations this week as a potential new manager gets pilfered from under their nose, McLaren makes history in racing and Rugby’s injury crisis continues to shine a light on the conduct of the sports. All of this and more are down here on this week’s edition of Sports Weekly. Football […]
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  • Sport The Life and Career of Mo Salah
    Mohamed Salah is one of the best football players in the world right now, and quite possibly the frontrunner for the Ballon d’Or this year. The Egyptian captain and Liverpool star has been in sensational form, scoring goals for fun and achieving so much both on and off the pitch. Salah was born on 15 […]
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  • News Sports Weekly
    In sports, making big decisions is an important aspect. The mental side is just as important as anything physical you leave out there. Today’s headlines are all about that. A pair of tennis stars battling from setbacks, a look into how sports bodies have treated their players’ welfare, and a young athlete battling the demons […]
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  • News Sports Weekly
    Sports stories in the current day vary immensely. While the matches and events that happen on those special nights enthral us, we remember to not take it for granted. This is why that in between savouring Mo Salah’s excellence or the rise of British talent in both tennis and boxing, we remember the young sports […]
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  • News Sports Weekly
    What a dynamic week of sports it was. The headline grabber, of course, was the titanic clash between two heavyweight superpowers. It really did cement itself as one of the great clashes. But sports are varied, and the stories here are too. Two British sporting forces capitulate while the future looks bright for another. Let’s […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    A huge question in sports this week: have Messi and Ronaldo finally been dethroned? Find out more right here. Along with all things football, we build up the anticipation for the third Fury vs Wilder fight. Also, Emma Raducanu looks for a coach to take her forward, and we go over the most entertaining rugby […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    It was a history-making few days in sports. A group of minnows sealed a famous victory, a boxer has walked away from the sport to make radical changes in his country, and pro rugby saw the first female referee take charge of a game. Football The biggest upset in Champions League history occurred as Moldovan […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    The world of sports had its fair share of ups and downs this week – in football especially as some clubs rise while others plummet like never before. As well as this, Eddie Jones brings much-needed firepower to his England squad, while Anthony Joshua prepares for the fight of his life. Let’s discuss it all […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports are the gifts that keep on giving, and this week, in particular, was one full of drama, tears, pain and triumph. From Manchester United’s capitulation to Australian Rugby’s jubilation. Lewis Hamilton crashing and Emma Raducanu rising like never before. There is a lot to talk about here. So let’s get started. Football Manchester United […]
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  • Sport The Rise of Emma Raducanu
    Emma Raducanu has been dominating the headlines lately and it is easy to see why. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, it’s impossible not to listen and smile at the story of this outstanding young tennis player. Here we will cover her story, from her early days to the […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports are heading into the autumn months, which can only mean things are, ironically, heating up. We have a look at the chaos that is the international break in football, the two most talked-about tennis players alive fulfilling their potential, and the strangest yet most sensible possible choice for a boxing match commentator. Football Eight […]
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  • Sport Why the Paralympics is special
    Following the Paralympics closing ceremony and Team Great Britain excelling in the medal count, there is a buzz around the event. Many are asking what the Paralympics is all about, and what differentiates it from other sporting events. The Paralympic Games are held just after both the summer and winter games and are specifically designed […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    It’s deadline day! The flurry of high-profile signings dominates the sports headlines as the likes of Ronaldo, Griezmann, and Mbappe steal the limelight. Alongside this, we look at all things Paralympics this week, as well as the most contentious boxing match between a YouTube star and a UFC champion ever. Football It’s a done deal, […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sports never stops. This week we talk about the insane transfers being made right now in the football world, as well as the plan hatched to seal the safety of the Afghan women’s team. In addition, we go over the ridiculous world of YouTube boxing bouts, governing sports bodies pointing fingers at each other and […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    Sport has taken a dip in the aftermath of some gigantic summer tournaments. However, the new season is just getting started. So let’s ramp up the buzz in sports today by going through the latest stories. Football Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel proves to be a class act by giving National League side Weymouth a post-match […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    All things, good and bad, must come to an end. Let’s look at the major stories from the culmination of some huge sagas in sport. These include the final rounds of the Olympics, the dramatic clash between South Africa and the Lions as well as the most documented transfer in football history. Olympics The curtain […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    With Team GB winning well at the Olympics, the Lions Tour, and the football transfer window reaching boiling point, we take a look at the past weeks hottest headlines. Olympics Dina Asher-Smith had to unfortunately pull out from her 200m event after a hamstring tear worry. The British record holder held an emotional interview with […]
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  • News German gymnastics women’s team change uniforms
    Germany’s women gymnastics team have changed their uniforms in protest against the sexualisation of women in the sport. Rather than wear the traditional swimsuit-cut leotards, they have been wearing full-coverage bodysuits. The gymnasts competed at the European Championships in these bodysuits, with Sarah Voss explaining that they wanted young girls to feel safe in the […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    The Olympics are well underway, with surprises left, right and centre. Here we’ll have a look at the most prominent stories as well as what’s happening outside in the world of sport. Olympics The USA leads the medal charge with 30 so far but China’s twelve gold medals mean they take the glory in the […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    With the Euros now over, our attention turns to other summer sports. The main headlines for the next few weeks will be dominated by the Olympic games but that doesn’t mean the world of sport, from Formula One to boxing, will not be dramatic in different ways. Football Football’s Team GB women began their Olympic […]
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  • Sport Should the Olympics go ahead?
    The Olympic Games is the greatest sporting event on the planet. Across the globe, millions of people tune in to watch the most elite athletes compete in the most prestigious competition. With the recent state of emergency announced in host city Japan, should the Olympics still go ahead? This is certainly a tough situation for […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    England fought valiantly to the end but it was Italy who took the spoils. Even without this, it was a massive week in sports and a disappointment for the Lions. Let’s have a look to see what else has happened. Football Three players from England have been represented in UEFA’s official Team of the Tournament. […]
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  • Sport Italy crowned but England should hold their heads high
    No amount of volume the crowd could make matched the sound of millions of hearts around England simultaneously snapping. The dream had come crashing down. The Italian players streaked over to Gianluigi Donnarumma, jubilant at their resilience while a crestfallen Bukanyo Saka looked on, his missed penalty proving the decider. It could not have started […]
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  • Sport Sports Weekly
    England stole the show last night, as we will shortly look at. But what else has been happening this week in sports? Football It’s on the doorstep. England has sealed their place in the Euro final in a gripping clash against a valiant Denmark. The match could have gone either way, but a late rebounded […]
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  • Sport Is climbing even a sport?
    Did you know that there will be four new sports at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this month? Skateboarding, karate, surfing and, most importantly for me, sport climbing will join the other traditional sports. When considering new sports, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) considered factors including the impact on gender equality, the youth appeal of the […]
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  • Sport Injuries mar Lions’ opening victory
    The British and Irish Lions got off to a great start to their tour with an effective 28-10 victory over an enthusiastic Japan. A clinical first-half saw tries from Josh Adams, Duhan Van Der Merwe and Robbie Henshaw push the Lions into a comprehensive lead, with Tadhg Beirne adding an extra later. Japan came out […]
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  • Sport EURO 2020: Who can go all the way?
    EURO 2020 has kicked off with some fantastic games so far. From Portugal’s 3-0 victory over Hungary, to Wales’ 2-0 victory over Turkey, the EUROs have provided football fans with some classic matches. As the knockout stages of the tournament draw closer, the question is who can go all the way and win the competition? […]
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  • Sport Lions vs Springboks: Ten Players to Watch
    The South Africa rugby squad set to take on the British and Irish Lions has finally been announced. Unlike the Lions Squad which was chock-full of surprises, the Springboks retain much of the same spine of players that won the Rugby World Cup in 2019. With this being their first bout of international action since […]
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  • Sport Simon Kjaer: The Ideal Captain
    During Denmark’s opening match against Finland in the Euros on 12 June, star player Christian Eriksen collapses to the ground after playing a pass. It is a tense and upsetting moment. The worst is poised, speculating. Echoes of Fabrice Muamba’s career-ending cardiac arrest ring well and truly in everyone’s mind. Denmark Captain Simon Kjaer takes […]
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  • Editorials Is EURO 2020 using vaccine passports a good idea?
    It has recently been revealed that for the upcoming group stages of EURO 2020, vaccine passports will be used as a means of allowing fans into Wembley for the group stages. But is this fair for most supporters? Although the initial headlines may have created concerns for younger fans who haven’t had an opportunity to […]
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  • Sport The Rise of Chris Harris
    The date is February 3rd 2018. The opening round of the Six Nations is taking place with Scotland taking on Wales in Cardiff.  What’s notable is a dubious sight in the Scottish line-up: try fiend Huw Jones in at inside centre to accommodate the 13 jersey to a tall, straw-haired and rather lanky looking bloke […]
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  • Sport England EURO 2020: Can Southgate bring it home?
    Many football fans will turn their eyes towards Gareth Southgate’s England Euro set up this summer with the hopes and dreams of the 2018 world cup still fresh on their minds. The question is, could football really be coming home this time? During the build up to the finalised squad selection on Tuesday evening, many […]
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  • Sport Great North Run Cancelled
    This year more than 55,000 people had signed up to take part in the Great North Run, the world’s biggest half-marathon. Due to take place on Sunday the September 13th, this year would have been the race’s 40th anniversary. But due to social distancing, it was decided that it was impossible to run the race. […]
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  • News High-five for Parkinson’s first home SAFC match
    Sunderland’s new boss Phil Parkinson sampled the home support of his team for the first time last night, in an impressive 5-0 win for Sunderland over Tranmere Rovers. Goals from five of Sunderland’s starting eleven showed how reassured the whole squad was to get three points. From the get-go, Sunderland were offensively minded, with striker […]
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  • News Longstaff nets on debut to give Newcastle home win
    Newcastle United and Manchester United have been a mirror image of each other so far this season. Both teams have a former Red Devil’s legend in charge, both teams have spent money on players yet to perform, and both teams are struggling to get points on the board. Hence, their meeting last Sunday evening was […]
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  • News Europe continue unbeaten Laver Cup streak
    After Europe’s recent triumph in the Solheim Cup, attention this weekend was diverted to Geneva, which hosted the third annual Laver Cup – named after the Aussie tennis legend Rod Laver. The former world Number 1 was courtside all day and night to see Team Europe and Team World battle it out over the course […]
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  • News Sarah Thomas swims four lengths of the English Channel
    Strong motivation stems from within, with individuals having different types and varying strengths. It can propel people to accomplish achievements that they never thought were possible. As Sarah Thomas was completing a 104.6-mile swim in Lake Champlain back in 2017, it “occurred to her” that there was no limit to what she could do. Soon […]
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  • News Michael Owen and Alan Shearer Spat Explained
    Michael Owen and Alan Shearer are two of the greatest forwards of their days, with the latter being the Premier League’s all-time top goal-scorer, finding the back of the net 260 times over the course of his career. Of those 260, one hundred and forty-eight came for his home club, Newcastle United. It’s clear that […]
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  • Editorials A Year in British Tennis
    2018 was a pretty sore year for British tennis fans. Andy Murray’s hiatus and Johanna Konta’s fall in form meant that both men and ladies’ tennis was slightly lacklustre. For the first time since 1997, we ended the year without a British male or female tennis player in the top 20. How could this happen? […]
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  • Editorials The Rise of British Tennis
    From a British point of view, we’ve had little to cheer about of recent times where tennis is concerned, due to several factors. However, the youngsters who have broken (literally) onto the tour this summer are injecting some life into British tennis, and as a nation, this is promising. For over a year now, former […]
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  • Editorials Racism in football must stop, not increase
    In sports today, the issue of racism is still apparent. Recently, 19-year-old Juventus player Kean, took a stand agaisnt racism when celebrating his goal. He stood with open arms facing the opposition crowd, who were making racist chants towards him. After the game, Kean uploaded a photo of himself after scoring the goal to Instagram, […]
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