Tag : Jamie Kirby

Sport | Europa League Preview – Spurs in needs of miracle against Benfica

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Seeing the revival of Manchester United last night in the Champions League, Tim Sherwood will have been given hope that a miracle could happen in Spurs’ favour tonight, as they seek to overturn a 3-1 deficit at the Estadio da Luz. Just as United fans will hope their own victory … Read More

Sport | BUCS Preview – Leeds face Durham for the title in Women's Lacrosse

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A packed schedule of home fixtures this week means that Uni fans will have plenty of choice over which sports to follow. In one of the earlier starts, the men’s tennis 1sts take on Sheffield at the David Lloyd in Moortown. The team will be hoping to take all the … Read More

Sport | Boxing – Millennial Khan should blame himself for missing out on Mayweather

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When Bolton-born Amir Khan lost out to Argentine Marcos Maidana in the race to battle Mayweather, the media began to question why the Brit had not been given his chance. Khan suggested that Mayweather had picked the easier opponent, given that the American’s fans had voted for the Khan fight … Read More

Sport | Debate – Is Eden Hazard the best young player in the world?

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Following his hattrick last weekend, LS Sport examines Jose Mourinho’s claim that Eden Hazard is currently the best young player in world football. YES – Euan Cunningham I believe that in terms of shaping, controlling and exerting his will on games, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has a good case for being the most important … Read More

Sport | Johnson-Thompson double gold in British Indoor Athletics Championship

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Following her breakthrough Olympic Games in London, Katarina Johnson-Thompson appears to be going from strength-to-strength, following a double indoor title win at the UK Indoor Athletics Championships in Sheffield. Setting a British record in the high jump on Saturday and a Championship record in the long jump on Sunday, the … Read More

Sport | Jenny Jones secures first ever GB medal on snow in slopestyle

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“Britain just dominated the slopestyle”. Of course, this is not strictly true. Any rational observer would see that Norway’s silver in the men’s, Finland’s in the women’s, and a gold medal in each for the USA left all with more marked progression up the leader board. But in the obscured … Read More

Sport | An Underdog Story – Nick Buckland's journey to Sochi

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Each week, LS Sport bring you the most inspiring sporting achievements which you may not have heard about, in our new ‘An Underdog Story’ blog. In a week which has seen Great Britain qualify for the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 46 years, and Yorkshire’s Jamie Nicholls … Read More

Sport | Arsenal and City await draw of death after Champions League slip-ups

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Following weekend defeats, Chelsea and Manchester United secured 1-0 victories en route to securing top spot in the group stages, while Arsenal and Manchester City settle for second, quite literally in the case of the latter. Though certainly a victory they can be proud of, City boss Manuel Pellegrini’s excitement … Read More

Sport | Phil 'The Power' Taylor – "The best I've ever played"

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In a week when Vettel builds his domination in Formula 1, and McCoy’s 18-year career is crowned by a 4,000th career win, neither man can claim a supremacy quite like Phil Taylor has held over darts. 23 years since winning his first world title against his future mentor, Eric Bristow, … Read More

Sport | AP McCoy – Milestone victory for a true racing great

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If there is one sportsperson who has defined commitment to their sport throughout their career, few could argue for looking far beyond Anthony Peter McCoy. While an 18-year career (so far) is a feat in any sport, in few sports is this less realistic a goal than in horse racing. Having broken several … Read More