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Black History Month In Sport

February 2016 is Black History Month in the USA and Canada, and is a perfect time to have a look back at 5 of the greatest African-American sportsmen in history. Sit back and enjoy… The first man I will look at is Michael Jordan, who made the NBA famous the world over for its fast action and supremely skilled players. …

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2016: The Superbowl at 50

112 million. The population of the UK and Kenya added together. The probability of being crushed by a vending machine. The amount of sales Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has. The amount of revenue Wreck it Ralph made ,in US Dollars. And the amount of people who watched Superbowl 50 this year. However, that is not the record. In …

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Lionel Messi: The Best Ever?

“Well, well, well” you might say, sat in your living room with the radio on, “he’s done it again…” The fact of the matter is that Lionel Messi, Barcelona and Argentina number 10, has won yet another Ballon d’Or. In fact, it’s his fifth. To put that into perspective, that is two more than the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and …

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Mourinho: A Look Back at the Chelsea Years

Well, the day finally came. Roman Abramovich has this week sacked Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho for failing to do his job. A new manager is in, the club is still in peril, but Mourinho is on an aeroplane, or a desert island somewhere, with £40 million pounds in his bank account. But why was he sacked? And why do the …

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Jonah Lomu- A Look Back

The rugby world is in mourning. It is in mourning because one of its greatest all time players has died at the age of 40. He scored 37 international tries in his career for New Zealand, and he still holds the record for the youngest player ever to start for them, at the age of just 19. His skill and …

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Rugby World Cup 2015 Review

2,439 points scored. 48 matches. 271 tries. 224 penalties. 1 winner. This was the Rugby World Cup 2015. Some will say they are the greatest ever, others the greatest of the decade. But wherever they go from here in World Rugby, the All Blacks will be considered greats. Their 34-17 victory over  Australia in this year’s final was certainly an …

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Lewis Hamilton- Britain’s Greatest F1 Driver?

This weekend was one of the greatest in Lewis Hamilton’s life, as he won his 3rd F1 world title in style at the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. The Brit now becomes the joint 5th most successful driver ever, one of five others to win three titles. In addition, Hamilton becomes the joint most successful from the UK, along with Jackie Stewart. …

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Rugby League Grand Final Review

It is the biggest prize in English rugby. It sees the two best teams of the year, second and first in the premiership, battle it out in an awesome match for the ultimate title in English rugby… the Super League Grand Final. Started in 1998, the Grand Final is the ultimate match for any rugby player. Hosted in Old Trafford, …

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DHSB Sports Day 2015

1000 pupils. 100 teachers. 30 events. 30 winners. 1 champion. This was Sports Day 2015…. After much delay and a lot of bad weather, Sports Day went ahead just a few weeks ago, 2 months later than its initial scheduling in July last school year. This meant that everybody would be competing as the year below them, e.g U13s competed …