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LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

LIVE: Boxing – Lomachenko v Pedraza

Ring Magazine’s current pound-for-pound number one Vasyl ‘Hi-Tech’ Lomachenko (11-1; 9 KOs) takes on Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza (25-1; 12 KOs) from Madison Square Garden theatre on Saturday night. The fight will unify Lomachenko’s WBA (Super) title and Pedraza’s WBO belt in the Lightweight (135 lbs.) division. Three-weight world champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist Lomachenko will be looking to add another world title […]

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What has Marcelo Bielsa changed at Leeds United

What has Marcelo Bielsa changed at Leeds United

By Max Hunter Leeds United finished last season in 13th position in the Championship with 60 points under, their second permanent manager of the year the unsuited Paul Heckingbottom. They had started that season on top form with surprise choice of manager the Spaniard Thomas Christiansen. Christiansen was sacked in early February and Leeds’s season disappeared from there and Heckingbottom […]

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Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

By Tom Clayton The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will be among the first cycling events in the world to have equal length stages for male and female riders, it was announced today. The event from Thursday May 2 to Sunday May 5 2019 will also see the women’s race televised alongside the men’s as they compete on the Friday and […]

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Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

by James Fountain The coaches of Old Otliensians RFC in Otley have won the Great Coaching Moment of the Year prize at the 2018 UK Coaching Awards. The Leeds-based amateurs were chosen over Gareth Southgate, the England men’s football manager, and Tracey Neville, the England women’s netball coach. The trio of coaches – head coach Kris Stafford, 32, and his […]

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Women’s football on the up despite Ballon D’Or ‘twerk’ berk

Women’s football on the up despite Ballon D’Or ‘twerk’ berk

By Will Ford Harrogate Town Ladies say women’s football is on the up despite the controversial ‘twerking’ comment at the Ballon D’Or ceremony earlier this week. DJ Martin Solveig asked Ada Hegerberg if she knew how to ‘twerk’ on stage after becoming the first winner of the Women’s Ballon D’Or. Grace Adams, 30, a right winger at Harrogate Town Ladies, […]

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Where did it go wrong for Great Britain at the 2018 Hockey Champions Trophy?

Where did it go wrong for Great Britain at the 2018 Hockey Champions Trophy?

By Sam Bannister The 2018 Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy was virtually a write-off for Great Britain, who, despite entering the tournament as Olympic champions, managed just one win from six games. After failing to win any of their round robin matches, Britain finally claimed their sole victory in the fifth-place play-off, against Japan, to ensure the tournament ended on some […]

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What do the Autumn Internationals tell us about the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The Webb Ellis Cup, the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby World Cup, is displayed at a commercial event for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Tokyo on November 8, 2018. - Former All Black legend Dan Carter on November 8 tipped Japan to reach the knock-out stages of their home World Cup next year and warned favourites New Zealand will not have it all their own way. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)        (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

By Will Hopper With the 2019 Rugby World Cup now less than a year away, let’s analyse the recent Autumn Internationals and what they can tell us about the upcoming tournament. There is no other place to start than with Ireland. The number two ranked team in the world have very much laid down the gauntlet with their recent results; […]

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Are England’s top teams ready for Champions League glory?

Are England’s top teams ready for Champions League glory?

By Kieran Cobley The group stages of the Champion’s League are almost complete. With only one more match for each team before the knockout stages begin, only two of England’s representatives are confirmed for the round of 16. Manchester City and Manchester United sealed their places in the next round. A 2-2 draw against Lyon made sure City got through […]

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Are England’s top teams ready to claim the Champions League trophy?

Replica Champions League football

With just one round of games remaining in the Champions League group stages, it’s time to assess each English teams’ chances of being the eventual winners of the competition. Manchester City The reigning champions of the Premier League and current leaders Manchester City have progressed into the Champions League knockout stages following a 2-2 draw with Lyon on Tuesday night […]

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Emery progressing well since Wenger’s departure

Doubts over Leicester City's title credentials creep back in as they lose 2-1 to Arsenal in February

By Tom Manley Arsenal have made a strong start to the season under new boss Unai Emery who replaced the beloved Arsene Wenger in the summer. It was a roller coaster final season for Arsene which saw his side get to the Carabao Cup final and the Europa League semi finals, however the Gunners were defeated in both of these […]

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