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The Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2016: Adam Peaty

Looking at the list of previous winners of this award I realised that all four of them won golds at the Olympics in 2016. Safe to say that the latest winner will have won in Rio. My list for consideration … Continue reading

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What we learned from the Rio Olympic Games in Swimming, Cycling, Rugby, Golf and Tennis

A week after the Games in Rio here are my reflections on some of the sports.  Some are general points about the Olympics and world sport but there are some extra thoughts about British performances: OPENING CEREMONY   Even with … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2015: Great Britain Davis Cup Tennis Team

The teams that I considered for British Team of the Year: Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree – winners of the gold medal in the team competition at the world diving championships. The mixed medley relay team and the men’s 4x200m … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle Awards: British Sportsman of the Year 2013 – Mo Farah

My thoughts on the best British sportsmen of 2013. Leigh Halfpenny was runner-up to Andy Murray as BBC Sports Personality of the Year, probably with a lot of support from Welsh voters. He was the Player of the Tournament in … Continue reading

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Reflections on Wimbledon and why Andy Murray’s US Open win was a greater achievement

Two days on from Andy Murray’s momentous win and I was out for a walk in the summer sun.  While I was walking I thought again about the Wimbledon championships away from the hysteria of the media coverage. Andy Murray’s … Continue reading

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Australian Open Tennis:Laura Robson and Andy Murray

My thoughts on the early rounds of the Australian Open. I think too much attention was given to Laura Robson’s win at the AustralianOpen over Petra Kvitova. The match against Kvitova was generally a poor qualityone. There were so many … Continue reading

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My Sporting Predictions for 2013

Having reflected on 2012 in sport it is time to turn my attention to the year ahead. Here are my thoughts on what may happen in sport in 2013. Football – Manchester United  will win the Premier League  in England. … Continue reading

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