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Postcards from Abroad: South Carolina, USA

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Colette is a third year English and Sociology student currently doing a year abroad at the University of South Carolina, USA. A keen hockey player in Leeds, playing for LUUWHC 4’s team and former Head of News for Leeds Student TV, Colette is no stranger to getting stuck in and … Read More

McGinley’s Men Aim for Another Medinah Miracle

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The Ryder Cup returns this weekend at Gleneagles golf course, Scotland, with Europe looking for a third successive victory over their rivals from across the pond. After the extraordinary scenes on the final day two years ago at the Medinah Club where Ian Poulter inspired a remarkable comeback from four … Read More

Sport | Stage set for the battle of Brasilia as Argentina and Belgium progress to the quarter-finals

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Argentina and Belgium will face each other in Brasilia on Saturday for a place in the World Cup semi-finals after tight wins over Switzerland and the USA in the last two fixtures of the round of 16 on Tuesday. Both games were forced into extra time after two goalless 90 … Read More

Sport | Group stages come to a close as Algeria progress

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Yesterday saw the end of the group stages for Brazil 2014, with sixteen teams already sent packing before the knockout rounds begin and the other half still dreaming of progressing to the final. There were many permutations that could have arisen from group G before kick-off in the two matches; … Read More

Sport | More magic from Messi, now can Ronaldo step up to the plate?

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Euan Cunningham rounds up the action from Day 10 of the World Cup, including a landmark goalscoring achievement, before previewing Day 11. Day 10 saw perhaps the most exciting, combative game of the tournament so far, as Germany and Ghana drew 2-2. The Ghanaians showed pluck, endeavour and no little … Read More

Sport | Portugal Muller-ed by Germany as Pepe sees red

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They say revenge is a dish best served cold, but in the USA’s case it was served up in the blazing 30° heat of Natal last night. After defeats to Ghana in both the 2006 and 2010 World Cups the American’s finally got one over their old foe with a … Read More

Sport | In-depth World Cup Preview – Ghana V USA

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Group G will immediately catch the eye for the match-up between two giants of European football in Germany and Portugal. The draw has churned out a repeat of the opening game of Group B in the 2012 European Championship, where an unadventurous Portugal were defeated 1-0 by Germany in a … Read More

Travel | New Years Eve in New York

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A far cry from my usual New Year’s Eve celebrations, which tend to consist of going to my local high street and making a fool out of myself whilst fuelled by Jägerbombs and kebabs, I decided to see in 2014 in style. The Big Apple, a place “so good they … Read More

Sport | Great Britain make history in Davis Cup first round

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Great Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 with a brilliant win over the USA. Andy Murray got the ball rolling with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Donald Young, before James Ward pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career by coming from behind to shock Sam … Read More

Sport | Micheal Phelps – The comeback conundrum

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Michael Phelps has nothing more to prove in the sport of swimming, so talk of a comeback seems somewhat bizarre. Now aged 28, Phelps will be 31 by the time the next Olympics are held in Rio, a tournament in which he holds the record for gold medals (a figure which stands … Read More