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What a difference a day makes

With no particular interest in sport myself, I’m currently dipping in and out of the BBC’s coverage of the Commonwealth Games now taking place in Glasgow. However, over the weekend I noticed a classic example of glaring lazy, if not shoddy, British media journalism. Specifically, a [...]

July 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Couch potato

There has been a debate on these pages on the relative advantages of attending an event or watching it on tv. Yesterday I wanted to follow three sporting events: the second Test against India, a crucial mountain stage of the Tour de France and the second day of the Open at Hoylake. I [...]

July 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

How to rack up the pressure on the drug cheats

Let me begin by declaring an interest. I am a rabid hard-liner on the use of performing-enhancement drugs in sport, any sport. In my view, anyone who is found to have transgressed the rules in place that are designed to catch drug cheats should – as a matter of principle – be banned from taking [...]

December 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

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