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Jenson Button – The End of an Era?

Jenson Button. The name has become commonly used in Formula 1 for the past 15 years. But will it soon be time for one of our greatest drivers to leave us? Button is now thinking about retirement. He says he does not find racing ‘enjoyable’ anymore. This, of course, has caused a stir not just among the drivers and greats …

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The Rugby World Cup – Predictions, Players and Performances

It has been called one of the largest sporting events ever, with over 600 players and 20 teams, watched by 3.9 billion people worldwide… The Rugby World Cup is becoming bigger and bigger, and what better place for rugby’s greatest event than the UK; the home of rugby itself. The tournament has certainly caused a stir in England, and finally …

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A Look At The Barclays Premier League

The main sporting event to begin this summer was, of course the Barclays Premier League; England’s best footballing sides all trying to get their noses ahead and start decisively. This year it was Manchester City, with 5 wins from 5, 5 clean sheets and 11 goals. They were at the top of the table and flying high. As for their …

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Stephen Curry – NBA Kia MVP

It was recently announced that Stephen Curry, Point Guard for the Golden State Warriors was the Kia MVP for the 14-15 NBA Regular Season. If you don’t know much about the NBA and seeing as this is my first article on it I will explain. The NBA (National Basketball Association) is the biggest and best Basketball league in America and …

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Greed or Stability: Football’s Billionaire Owners

A recent boycott by Newcastle fans who chose not to attend Saturday 19th of April’s game at home against Tottenham sparked more bad press for English footballs millionaire owners. Protesters not only boycotted the game but proceeded to use signs and chants to make their voices on the matter heard, the main issue being the lack of investment and passion by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley …

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The Age of the AstroTurf

There has been a recent surge of interest in the prospect of artificial pitches being used in sport, bringing with it a wealth of studies and opinions. Whilst there are many who still oppose their use, artificial pitches have been installed by an increasingly large number of schools and sporting organisations across the globe. This isn’t the first time artificial …

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Has Money Ruined Rugby?

In this article I will investigate whether the money invested in rugby has damaged its reputation for entertaining everyone. Nowadays, billionaire owners seem to be the norm. lucrative sponsorship deals seem to be all the more common and profitable on the club’s behalf; and who could forget the years of BSkyB ruling the world of sport.  This has only come …