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Murray Reaches Fourth Australian Open Final

January 30, 2015 Leave a comment

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It’s been a long road back to the top for Andy Murray after winning Wimbledon in 2013. He has had the turmoil of back surgery and a controversial change of coaches. After beating Tomas Berdych 6-7 6-0 6-3 7-5 in the semi-final, he will face either Novak Djokovic or Stan Wawrinka on Sunday.

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Rupp Returns To The Armory

January 29, 2015 Leave a comment

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Galen Rupp returns to The Armory for the first time since high school. He competes in the Armory Track Invitational, Saturday, and returns for the Millrose Games, February 14. He will be doing the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix a week later, where Mo Farah will be competing for the seventh time, and going for his fifth victory.

Last year Rupp broke American indoor records at 2 miles and 5000 metres. In 2013 his 3:50.92 was the fifth fastest indoor mile ever.

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Radcliffe Wins 10K Road Race In Spain

January 28, 2015 Leave a comment

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Paula Radcliffe continued her preparation for the London Marathon by winning the Gran Canaria 10K in 34:16. Paula said recently, “Time passes, I’m not competitive anymore. I’m always going to be a runner. I’m always going to want to get out there and run. I can’t compete at the same level I could a few years ago.”

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Top Ten Anniversaries For 2015

January 27, 2015 Leave a comment

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1. Battle of Waterloo (200)

2. Magna Carta (800)

3. Evacuation of Dunkirk (75)

4. Battle of Agincourt (600)

5. First World War (100) [Throughout 2015]

6. VE Day (70)

7. Death of Winston Churchill (50)

8. First English Parliament (750)

9. Siege of Carlisle (700)

10. Viking invasion of England  (1000)

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Judd Gets PB 1500 win

January 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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Jessica Judd moved up to the 1500 metres at the Glasgow International and got an indoor PB victory with 4:14.53. After a difficult summer, the Loughborough University student said she had got her love of athletics back.

Kelly Massey won the 400 metres in a lifetime best of 52.93.

Chris Kandu, 19, equalled his PB to win the high jump in 2.23m

Both the men’s and women’s teams won the 4×400 relay, with Kelly Massey anchoring the squad and getting the Performance of the Day award.

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Coach K Gets 1000!

January 25, 2015 Leave a comment

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Coach Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight’s NCAA Division 1 all-time record wins with 903. Today he got 1000 in Madison Square Garden as Duke beat St. John’s 77-68.

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Glasgow International

January 24, 2015 Leave a comment

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Shown on the BBC in the past, the meeting is not being broadcast this year.

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