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  • “Jazz” Carlin hits the right note as GB sink Germany with 2012 Games in mind

    By Nick Harris 21 February 2010 British swimmers hope to contribute significantly to the home medal tally at the 2012 London Olympics and they underlined their growing international status today by completing a two-day demolition of Germany in a head-to-head meeting in Swansea. With Jazmin Carlin the breakthrough star of the show, Britain won 25 […]

  • China aiming to make strides at the 2012 Games . . . in race walking

    29 December 2009 It’s never to early to get a steer on what your rivals are planning ahead of an Olympic Games. So it’s worth noting this little snippet of news from Beijing today about where the Chinese are focussing their athletic resources ahead of the 2012 Olympics in London – on race walking. There […]

  • Leicester and Spurs: two-horse title race with 10 games to go

    By Brian Sears  4 March 2016 For the last 20 completed seasons the Premier League has had 20 teams and been played over 38 rounds. The eventual champions in all 20 of those seasons have been the club with the most points or second-most points from the first 28 games. The table below gives full details by […]

  • History suggests that Chelsea’s title hopes have gone in two games

    By Brian Sears 21 August 2015 No Premier League team in the past 22 seasons has won the title after winning a single point or less in their first two games. So in that sense, purely statistically, Chelsea have a slim chance of retaining their crown. They have one point from two games. In fact the only […]

  • Newcastle hit rock bottom (of the 2012-13 injuries league)

    By Alex Miller 17 June 2013 Newcastle United have shocked their fans by appointing Joe Kinnear as director of football but new figures suggest that it is their medical department that could use some reinforcement. New figures show Newcastle had the worst injury record in the Premier League last season, suffering 41 ‘significant’ injuries, with […]

  • Where the money went: Premier League prize and TV payments for 2012-13

    By Nick Harris 21 May 2013 Manchester United earned £60.8m in Premier League TV and prize money for winning the title in the 2012-13 season, official figures just released by the League show. A summary of what each club made in total is in the graphic immediately below while a precise breakdown of ‘equal share’, […]

  • Woeful 2012 for QPR points to unlucky 2013 (and relegation)

    By Brian Sears 2 January 2013 Queens Park Rangers had the joint worst record in the calendar year 2012 of any club in English professional football (four main divisions). With just seven wins in 39 matches and just 30 points from those games, QPR’s average tally of points was 0.77 points per game. This was […]

  • London 2012: Better for Great Britain than 1908 despite fewer gold medals

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 13 August 2012 The past few days we’ve heard that Great Britain has enjoyed its best Olympic medal haul since 1908 but in relative terms London 2012 was much better for the hosts. In 1908, there were only 2,008 competitors from 22 nations competing, and […]

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