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GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

GB women’s 4x100m team to miss IAAF World Relays

A hotly tipped women’s 4x100m relay team, participating for Great Britain, has been ruled out of the IAAF World Relays due to injuries amongst the team. If they were to compete and win it would qualify them for the World Championships later in August. The country we live in today is renowned for top class runners […]

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YJA’s BBC Sport Personality of the Year shortlist

YJA’s BBC Sport Personality of the Year shortlist

  On Sunday December 20th, Belfast will be staging this year’s ‘BBC Sport Personality of the Year Award’. 12 contestants have been chosen; all will have a chance of winning. These are this year’s contestants: Lewis Hamilton, Lizzie Armistead, Mo Farah, Lucy Bronze, Chris Froome, Adam Peaty, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Andy Murray, Tyson Fury, Greg Rutherford, Max Whitlock and […]

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Sports Personality Nominations Announced

Sports Personality Nominations Announced

Earlier this week the nominations for ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ have been released. The following people have been nominated: Ben Ainslie Ben Ainslie is the most successful sailor in Olympic history and has won a gold medal at the last four Olympic games so no surprise about him being on the list. Leigh Halfpenny […]

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What a Great North Run!

What a Great North Run!

This weekend nearly 56,000 people took part in the 33rd Great North Run. Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele pipped Olympic and world champion Mo Farah to the post in a thrilling finish that ended with the Ethiopian taking first place with our Olympic hero Mo in second. Lots of celebrities took part including: ex Spice Girl Mel […]

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Sports Personality 2011

Sports Personality 2011

However it is disappointing to see that the main focus this year is on the absence of women from the shortlist