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The Mercury Prize Shortlist 2020

The Mercury Prize Odds 2020

Formerly known as The Mercury Music Prize, it's fair to say that the Mercury Prize is easily the most respected prize in the music industry. The prize is specifically focused on the best albums released by British and Irish Artists. One thing…
US Paralympic Team Success

Can USA Improve Perception Of Paralympics?

They are one of the most competitive nations on Earth, and when it comes to sport no sporting public demand more than the people of The United States. At the London 2012 Olympics, not even the Chinese and a British team competing on home ground…

TeamGB Sailing Gold Medalists

Ben Ainslie Gold Medal Finn Ben secured his fourth Gold medal to claim his place in sports history as the most decorated Olympic sailor of all time. He is off to spend a year in San Francisco where he will be joining 'Oracle', the defending…

The First London Olympics

The Olympic Games, always a sensational spectacle but so often plagued by political complications, financial concerns, dubious corporate sponsorship, drug scandals, even the odd display of bad sportsmanship; and it seems that some things never…

Can Anyone Beat Usain Bolt?

The 100m race in the 2012 London Olympic games should be dominated be the Jamaicans and the Americans. The Jamaicans, however, have the stronger runners led by world-record holder Usain Bolt. A Jamaican sweep of the medals table would not be…

Suspicious Olympic Betting Monitored Closely

As the London 2012 Olympic Games rapidly approaches the IOC has announced it will work closely with British authorities to monitor betting over the period of the games. IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper said "Experts are telling us…
Kenyan Runners

Why Are Kenyan Runners So Good?

They could be a secret society, an almost unbeatable clan of focused, single-minded, fanatical runners who at the 2011 World Championships, won an incredible 17 medals in the middle-distance and long-distance running events. Unbelievably in…

A Guide To The Olympic Torch

The Olympic torch, the most famous flame in the world, kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics and reintroduced in modern times at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. Of course in ancient times there was no need…
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Ladbrokes Riot Proof TV

Sports betting firm Ladbrokes has responded to a ‘Facebook group called Ladbrokes don’t f*** about when it comes to TV brackets’ who have asked the firm to Auction the TV seen by millions resisting the best efforts of the London Looters…