Tracey Neville hails an ‘exceptional performance’ from her England Vitality Roses

England head coach Tracey Neville hailed an “exceptional performance” from her Vitality Roses after they finished the Quad Series with a 52-49 victory over the world-leaders the Australian Diamonds. The Roses fell agonisingly short of the five-goal margin that they needed to take a first Quad Series title. However, the manner in which they bounced back after a frustrating loss […]

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‘We left a few All-Irelands behind us’ says Tyrone’s Owen Mulligan

Following his retirement, Owen Mulligan lamented that he did not win more with Tyrone. Having spent the autumn of his playing days with Fulham Irish in London, far away from Sam Maguires with Tyrone or All-Ireland club titles with Cookstown, ‘Mugsy’ has a few regrets: “It was getting too hard. I probably played a year more than I should have […]

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Kay Burley suffers a ‘little episode’ on the London Underground

Sky News presenter Kay Burley suffers a ‘little episode’ on the London Underground with fellow passengers coming to her rescue Kay Burley was taken ill on London Underground’s Piccadilly Line today The Sky News presenter flagged the incident to her 413,000 Twitter followers The 58-year-old praised both staff and fellow commuters for their help  Newsreader and presenter Kay Burley suffered […]

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Laura Muir secures Great Britain relay win at Great Stirling Cross Country

Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the Great Stirling Cross Country mixed relay. Muir’s fellow Scot Jamie Williamson and England’s Alex Bell and Phil Sesemann were the other members of the hosts’ victorious quartet. Muir ran the final kilometre in four minutes, 38 seconds as GB triumphed in a time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds. Europe claimed second […]

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Rob Key on Australia’s struggles, Ashley Giles’ priorities and his England team to face Windies

Which spinners should play for England in the Caribbean? What are Ashley Giles’ priorities in his new role? Who has the best pace attack in world cricket? Rob Key answers these questions and more… Australia are struggling at the moment, with a 2-1 home series defeat to India the latest low point. How do you assess their current situation? If […]

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Sri Lanka corruption whistleblowers get 15-day ICC amnesty

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced a 15-day amnesty for whistleblowers who have previously failed to report corruption in the embattled sport in Sri Lanka, warning of five-year bans if they fail to come clean. A host of scandals have rocked Sri Lankan cricket in recent years, including a match-fixing controversy revealed in a sting operation carried out […]

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WWE star Roman Reigns ‘in a good position’ as leukaemia treatment continues

Seth Rollins says Roman Reigns is “in a good position” as he continues his treatment for leukaemia. Rollins gave the update in an interview with Fox 2 News in Detroit, also stating that Reigns is “primed to make a comeback sooner rather than later”. Reigns, real name Joe Anoa’i, has been away from WWE since revealing he has leukaemia live […]

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WADA body calls for Russia to be declared ‘non-compliant’

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s Athletes Committee has demanded Russia be hit with new sanctions over its failure to meet a deadline to hand over data from its drug-tainted Moscow laboratory. In a statement posted on WADA’s website, the agency’s committee representing athletes challenged the organisation to declare the Russians non-compliant following the missed deadline. The statement read: “We are extremely […]

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Five Gaelic football teams to watch in 2019

Ahead of the new year, we pick out five teams to watch as they aim to improve on their respective 2018 campaigns. Galway While 2018 finished on a disappointing note for the Tribesmen, the year presented some important milestones: a League final appearance upon their return to Division 1, a Connacht title, and breaking an 18-year wait for both an […]

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