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James Blower

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The French election will be pivotal for Europe’s future

The political progress of Europe in the post-war era is being threatened by the rightwards movement of French politics

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Why ‘sportsmanship’ isn’t in Conor McGregor’s vocabulary

Conor McGregor has become one of the most famous sportsmen of recent years, as he has propelled the UFC to great height with his arrogance and combat style

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The BBC’s #lovetoread campaign

James Blower introduces the BBC’s new scheme #lovetoread and encourages students to take up the challenge

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Is money poisoning English football?

Is the vast amount of money being thrown around these days the reason why the state of English football is at an all-time low?

Photo: Patrick Blower

Should doping be legalised?

With many modern athletes gaining an advantage from doping, James Blower discusses whether legalising doping should be an option