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Jimmy Jump

Jimmy Jump – Nuisance or a rebel with a cause?

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Gary Speed – Rest in peace.

What can the sporting world learn from Gary Speed’s shocking death?

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Federer has last laugh in year of the Djok

Roger Federer ended a personally disappointing year of tennis by securing victory in the season finale at London’s O2 arena with a 6-3 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 victory over Frenchman Jo Wilfred Tsonga.

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MMU come from behind to deal Manchester’s title ambitions a blow

University of Manchester Women’s 1st XI – 2
MMU Cheshire Women’s 1st XI – 3

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Johnson quits as RFU crumbles

The former captain walks away with his head held high as Rugby’s governing body implodes.

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Racism in football rears its ugly head

Despite concerted campaigns to eradicate it, racial problems have shown in recent months to still be a major issue in the beautiful game..

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NBA Lockout sees players in a different court

With Basketball’s stars on strike, Finlay Donaldson takes a look at just why these players are getting so upset…

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Manchester find the right formula to edge local derby

University of Manchester Men’s 1st XI – 70
Manchester Metropolitan University 1st XI – 62

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Club Showcase – Ultimate Frisbee

The University of Manchester’s Ultimate Frisbee club, known as Halcyon , has recently continued its dominance of the North by defending two of its regional…

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Is ‘Pac-man’ ready for Mayweather?

The Filipino has dominated boxing in recent years, but his latest victory has arguably set him up for a fight he will struggle to compete in.

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Where Are They Now? – Faustino Asprilla

Taking a look at what are favourite footballers are up to now……


Newcastle change stadium name.

Newcastle United have announced their St.James’ Park stadium will become the sports direct arena – is the path of stadium naming rights soon to become commonly followed?