• Editorials 12 Lists of Christmas: Top Ten People of The Year
    Plenty of people have hit the headlines this year. But here’s the ten who made them for all the best reasons. 10. Regé-Jean Page Actor Regé-Jean Page had us all talking about him – for the right reasons – back in January after the release of Netflix Original series Bridgerton. Starring as The Duke of […]
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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Editorials Ronaldo rape case explained
    Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous names in not just football, but the entire world. The Portuguese footballer has a league of his own fans and is considered by many to be one of the greatest players of all time. Yet there is one thing the world remains silent on when it comes […]
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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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  • Editorials Lockdown: The Damage on Children
    A study conducted by University College London has concluded that the harm of lockdown school closures extends to children, with the most common illness being anxiety. Around 60% of boys and 47% of girls are said to be the major casualties. It has long been known that lockdown has had a tremendous impact on mental […]
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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 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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  • Editorials Why BMI is inefficient and archaic
    To anyone who has entered their weight onto a Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator, don’t let any of it get to you. Whatever your fitness level, it is not a reliable source. BMI is a fundamentally flawed and archaic way of defining body weight – and should be ignored. The major problem with BMI is […]
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  • Editorials Easing into life after Covid
    I can guarantee that we have something in common. Regardless of background, age or interests. We’re all sick of Covid. This Tuesday marked the one year anniversary of the UK lockdown and, honestly, it was nice to have some new way to keep track of time. We’ve all gone through so much in the past […]
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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 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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  • Reviews Review: Women’s Football World Cup 2019
    It’s no lie that there is a large lack of excitement when it comes to women’s football, especially when compared to the football fever that struck the nation during the men’s World Cup in 2018. It’s hard to forget the ecstatic feeling of watching England’s finest do their best with a number of chants echoing […]
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  • Editorials What Annoyed the Internet Last Week?
    Caster Semenya was born to run. She produces more testosterone than the average woman and has consistently dominated in her event: the 800 metres. A natural advantage such as this is normally called a gift. So why has the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that she must change her own biology to slow her […]
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  • British The Rise of Laura Muir
    Laura Muir is a 25-year-old Scot who likes to run, and she’s a force of nature. Muir specialises in long-distance disciplines as the 2018 European Champion in 1500m and the 2017 European indoor champion winning both the 1500m and 3000m races. On Saturday she broke the 31-year-old British record for a women’s indoor mile to […]
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  • News Newcastle Bring in Reinforcements
    Newcastle United have finally broken their longstanding transfer record with the purchase of Miguel Almiron from MLS high-flyers Atlanta United. Whilst the fee is officially undisclosed, Newcastle is believed to have paid £20 million for the playmaker. Rafa Benitez has gotten used to having his transfer ambitions cut back by Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley, […]
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  • Interviews Interview: Team GB’s Mica McNeill
    2018’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang was pretty awe-inspiring. From masked figures descending precarious slopes to teams pushing a carriage down an icy runway, to then climb in and rush down at break-neck speed, it’s difficult to humanise the athletes involved. However, in the familiarity of our old school (High Spen Primary), which still retains the […]
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  • Sport The hatred for snowboarders
    Recently, I contrasted various pros and cons of choosing skiing or snowboarding as your chosen method of gracefully descending the wintery slopes. While attempting to include mainly the practicalities of both options, I failed to mention the more social aspect of choosing one in particular. That being: if you choose a single bit of wood […]
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