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2013 Confederations Cup: Brazil are now genuine contenders

2013 Confederations Cup: Brazil are now genuine contenders

National Sport, Sport July 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm Comments

BRAZIL produced a stunning performance on Sunday 30th June to win the 2013 Confederations Cup and now appear to be genuine contenders for next year’s World Cup. A 3-0 mauling of world champions Spain, at Rio de Janeiro’s famousRead More

Where will it ever end? A look at financial incompetence in sport

Where will it ever end? A look at financial incompetence in sport

National Sport, Sport November 2, 2012 at 10:00 am Comments

IN A RECESSION, everybody feels the pinch. Costs go up and income for the majority of people either stagnates, decreases or even disappears completely. Most people have coped by cutting costs where they can. Businesses are doingRead More

Phil Packer visits Aberystwyth University

Phil Packer visits Aberystwyth University

National Sport, Sport November 2, 2012 at 9:30 am Comments

ABERYSTWYTH played host to a simply inspirational man on Wednesday afternoon when Phil Packer arrived at the University on day 269 of his 2,012 mile walk around the country this year. He is attempting to walkRead More

BUCS fail to comment on N.U.S march

BUCS fail to comment on N.U.S march

National Sport, Sport October 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm Comments

British Universities and College Sport (BUCS) have refused to comment to The Courier on November’s N.U.S demo. A spokesperson for BUCS said in an email to The Courier: “…we do not provide comment on this kindRead More

The best summer of Sport in living memory. Perhaps ever…

The best summer of Sport in living memory. Perhaps ever…

National Sport, Sport September 17, 2012 at 11:30 am Comments

IN YEARS to come, sports fans will look back on 2012 and recall that in the words of Harold MacMillan “We have never had it so good”, especially if you are British. Whatever your sporting tastes,Read More

Cheat long and prosper?

National Sport May 11, 2012 at 12:03 pm Comments

As this is my last sports editorial, I wanted to round things off, and this has fit in quite nicely. If you picked up the Courier in October, you will have seen my take on theRead More

Boxing brawl disgraces Britain

National Sport May 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm Comments

18th February 2012. Munich. 11pm. The day when two Brits abroad brought shame upon themselves, the sport of boxing and British Boxers in general. I am obviously talking about Derek Chisora and David Haye. Two of Britain’sRead More