1. Sunderland AFC: 8 Bold Predictions for Sunderland in the 2011/12 Premier League

    A rejuvenated Sunderland squad full of new signings will look to improve on last season's 10th place finish as Wearside brims with optimism and hope in the build up to the new season...

    Chris Siddell Written by Chris Siddell about 3 years ago 503 reads 1 comments

  2. 2011 Tour De France: Cadel Evans Takes Advantage as Andy Schleck Falls Behind

    The Tour de France heads into the Alps on Wednesday for three days of steep climbing as the yellow jersey contenders look to outwit each other...

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  3. Tour de France 2011 Stage 15: Mark Cavendish Wins To Extend Lead

    An impeccable ride from the HTC-Highroad team was finished off by Mark Cavendish , who stormed over the line in Montpellier to take his 19th career win on the tour...

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  4. Tour De France 2011 Stage 14: Vanendert Claims Victory, Voeckler Stays in Yellow

    Belgian Jelle Vanendert (Omega Pharmo-Lotto) took a stage win ahead of Spaniard Samuel Sanchez (Euskatel) as the men fighting it out for the yellow jersey finished almost a minute behind...

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  5. Tour De France 2011: Thor Hushovd Steals Victory from French Riders

    World Champion Thor Hushovd took the stage victory with a perfectly timed attack to steal victory away from Frenchman Jeremy Roy...

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  6. Tour De France Stage 12: Sanchez Wins as Frank Schleck Puts His Foot Down

    Olympic Champion Samuel Sanchez emerged victorious in the Pyrenees with Frank Schleck coming in as first of the main contenders as the Tour de France moved into the mountains for the first time in 2011...

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  7. January Is Make Or Break Time For Sunderland and Steve Bruce

    On the field this season Sunderland have been very inconsistent and despite some great results, find themselves on a knife-edge, ready to either push on up to the top half, or fall into yet enough relegation battle...

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  8. FIFA World Cup 2010: England Boosted by Helpful Draw

    So the wait is over and the draw is now complete. All we can do now is wait for the competition to begin.   England will be up against the USA, Algeria, and Slovenia in the group stage, as they aim to move out of Group C into the round of 16...

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  9. Video Replays Just Won't Work in Soccer

    This week has once again seen the debate surrounding the use of video replays in soccer intensify as FIFA held an Extraordinary General Meeting this week to discuss the fallout of the Thierry Henry incident...

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  10. Button Proves The Points System Still Works

    Throughout the 2009 season there have been so many talking points and controversial moments in F1, most of which occurred away from the racetrack, that it is all to easy to forget that Bernie Ecclestone almost ruined the season before it started...

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  11. Irish Luck Running Out As Play Offs Get Close

    Everyone has heard of the Luck of the Irish, but as the last chance of World Cup Qualification draws near, maybe their luck is running out...

    Chris Siddell Written by Chris Siddell about almost 5 years ago 121 reads 5 comments

  12. World Cup Qualifiers: Who Will Go Through

    With England already qualified for the World Cup in South Africa next summer (for a change), attention is now turning to which other European teams will be joining Capello's men in South Africa, as the closing stages of qualifying approaches quickly...

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  13. F1 Unable To Get Rid of Michael Schumacher despite Best Efforts

    Michael Schumacher will make a shocking return to Formula One this month despite his advancing years and lack of experience in the new Formula One cars...

    Chris Siddell Written by Chris Siddell about 5 years ago 382 reads 8 comments

  14. 2009 Turkish Grand Prix: Button Extends Lead With Simple Victory

    Championship leader Jensen Button extended his lead at the top of the Drivers’ Championship as an uneventful and text book drive saw the British driver take his sixth win from seven races this season...

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  15. Chris Gayle Destroys Australia in Twenty20 Opener

    Chris Gayle’s fantastic innings of 88 led the West Indies to a convincing victory over a strong Australia team...

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  16. Dutchmen Flying High As England Shocked

    England Cricket reached a new low at Lords in the opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 as they were beaten by a Netherlands side made up almost entirely of amateurs...

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  17. Newcastle United: In Deeper Trouble Than First Thought

    After the dust has settled and it has sunk in for most Geordies that they have been relegated, the astounding financial trouble the club face is starting to come to light...

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  18. England Beat Scotland in T20 Warm Up

    After winning the toss and electing to Bat, Scotland got off to a steady start in today’s Twenty20 warm up match at Trent Bridge...

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  19. Twenty20: Is This The End?

    This week sees the start of the ICC World Twenty20 in England, as cricket fans from around the world focus on the shortest form of the game, yet again, looking for excitement and action...

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  20. What Now For Newcastle?

    Relegation is devastating for any club but with Newcastle United crashing into the Championship this weekend after 16 years in the top flight, all eyes will be watching to see just how catastrophic the drop can be...

    Chris Siddell Written by Chris Siddell about over 5 years ago 269 reads 3 comments

  21. Jenson Button On Pole Again as Lewis Hamilton Crashes Out of 2009 Monaco GP

    Jenson Button once again grabbed pole position after a fantastic drive in Qualifying on the streets of Monaco. But fellow British driver and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton had a day to forget...

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  22. Why Rafa Benitez Can't Buy the Title

    This season has not only seen Liverpool mount their most credible challenge for the Premiership yet, but has highlighted the frailties of Rafa Benitez as a top class manager...

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  23. Monaco Grand Prix Practice

    This week's Grand Prix in Monaco has come at a great time, giving everyone a short weekend break from the politics and in-fighting that has marred the sport so far this season...

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  24. Premier League Relegation Battle…What happens if…

    West Brom have already been relegated, but which two clubs will join them in the Championship next season. Here we take a simple look at the four teams who are in ‘contention’ for the drop and what their results mean...

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  25. Are Ferrari Right to Challenge the FIA?

    Formula One fans, drivers, and teams face some of the most uncertain weeks the sport has ever seen, and it’s not a tense battle for the Championship as in previous years...

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