Tuesday, 27 September 2016

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Paralympic cyclist dies of heart failure after a collision during a race

WITH Britain winning a record number of medals in the Rio Paralympic games and coming second after China, all of the celebrations became muted after the news that Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad aged 48 had died from a cardiac arrest following a collision with another cyclist during a race on…

Rio Paralympians close to 50th gold medal

Great Britain has bagged almost 50 gold medals after winning five more on day eight of the Rio Paralympics on Thursday, September 15. Should they achieve the gob-smacking total it will be the first time since 1988 that the team has won half a century of golds. Sophie Christiansen and…

Top 10 All time multi-medallist Paralympians

THE 2016 Summer Paralympics are well and truly under way. In celebration we we take a look at the 10 most decorated Paralympians of all time. 1. Trischa Zorn. A female swimmer from the USA, this outstanding athlete amassed a medal haul of 55 during her career: 41 gold, nine…

Foxes and citizens fire but Spurs fall short

LEICESTER CITY made light work of their first ever Champions League tie as they hammered Club Brugge 3-0 away on Wednesday, September 14. Future opponents may not be as obliging as the Belgian outfit, but Leicester played exceedingly well as they appeared to rediscover some of last season’s scintillating form.…

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THE official Rangers supporters group has called for a blanket ban on all Celtic fans from Ibrox when the two teams next meet, after Sunday’s Old Firm derby saw effigies of Rangers fans hung from the Parkhead terraces. Celtic destroyed their archrivals 5-1 in their first league dust up in…

Britain's Kell Brook valiant in bloody Golovkin defeat

ENGLISH boxer Kell Brook failed in his bid to dethrone fearsome middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin but a courageous performance punctuated by some very good moments will see the Sheffield native’s reputation enhanced in the eyes of many fans. Brook was rising from the welterweight division, roughly a stone below…

Paralympics opening ceremony a great success

THE opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio took place on the evening of September 7 in spite of all of the problems that had surrounded the lead up and the fact that there was a last minute lack of expected funding which meant that not every area was finished…

Paralympic Games 2016 open in Rio on September 7

EQUESTRIAN rider Lee Pearson has been chosen to carry the union flag for Great Britain during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Wednesday September 7. He currently holds 10 Paralympic gold medals and needs just two more from this year’s games to overtake Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson…

Evans out but trio of Brits through to last 16 of US Open

BRITAIN has three players in the last-16 of a tennis Grand Slam since John Lloyd, Anne Hobbs and Jo Durie reached the fourth round of the Australian Open in 1985. World number 64 Dan Evans almost made it four as he lost a five-set thriller to third seed Stan Wawrinka…

Vuelta a España: Nairo Quintana holds red jersey as Valerio Conti takes stage 13

GREAT BRITAIN'S Chris Froome remains in second place in the Vuelta a España, as Colombian leader Nairo Quintana maintained his 54 second lead after Italian Valerio Conti broke clear to win stage 13 on Friday, September 2. Lampre-Merida rider Conti left a 12-strong breakaway in his wake over the final…

Gibraltar team loses valiantly to European Champions Portugal

TRAVELLING without Lee Casciaro and Jake Gosling the Gibraltar team arrived in Portugal for their friendly match against the European Champions on September 1 although many were disappointed that Ronaldo had withdrawn from the Portuguese squad due to injury although perhaps it was convenient that he would not be seen…

Transfer madness sees Premier League spending top €1 billion

PREMIER LEAGUE clubs spent a ludicrous €1.3 billion during the summer transfer window, which finally closed on August 31. The incredible sum was trumpeted proudly by Sky, as if it is something to admire, while thirteen clubs broke their previous transfer records. On deadline day itself the most surprising transfer…

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