Monthly Archives: July 2013

England dominate poor Australia

Alistair Cook may do well to get down to his local hardware store and acquire some Matt white paint and a roller, because this could be a whitewash.

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Lords: we’ve only just begun

Cantering on, this rivalry of all rivalries reaches what can be considered the tournament proper.

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England claim victory in first Ashes test

The first test of the 2013 Ashes has proved to the world that Test Cricket is alive and definitely kicking. England and Australia toiled away at Trent Bridge for 4 and half days with the advantage swinging from side to side throughout the test.

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Week 2 – The Tour de France 2013

Josh Barber contributed to this report. Week two has been a week of yellow jerseys for the British,  unfortunately I’m not just talking about Chris Froomes epic week which has seen him wearing the maillot jaune since last Saturday and given him a two and a half minute lead. Mark Cavendish has had his own […]

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The Ashes: can England continue Britain’s summer of sporting success?

Well, you may think, surely 2013 cannot possibly eclipse the summer of 2012? With the European Champions and the London Olympic and Paralympic games, you’d probably be right, but as we’ve  already seen with Justin Rose at the US Open, the Lions in Australia and Andy Murray at Wimbledon, that this summer appears to be […]

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Murray’s mint; the Andy Murray saga

Be he predominantly Scottish, British, or European, the Andy Murray Story is a human triumph. Murray’s heartbreak history with tennis goes back way before last year’s Wimbledon, having lost 3 previous slam finals, set-less I might add.

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The first week of the 100th Tour De France

Josh Barber contributed to this report. Saturday 29th June 2013, the day was finally here, start of the 100th Tour De France. Ever since the official route was published in October 2012 the hype has been building, and it certainly didn’t let anyone down.

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Lincoln City: The summer so far

On what’s perhaps the most feared day for professional footballers up and down the country, Monday 1st July marked the start of Lincoln City’s annual pre-season schedule and the start of another roller coaster ride for the club and its fans alike.

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Lincolnshire author explores its dark history

A Lincolnshire author has released an E-book which gives a fascinating insight into Britain’s  gruesome past. Tales From the Gibbet Post, written by Daniel Codd, describes 100 years of murder, riot and execution in 18th century Britain.

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The Sports Editors’ Blog

This article was co-written by Chris Gray and Max McLean. Well, what a very interesting couple of weeks it’s been. The Confederations Cup, or “Festival of Champions” as FIFA call it has more than wetted the appetite for next years World Cup.

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