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U Sports MHKY: UBC vs Saskatchewan- A Finals preview by the numbers

Saskatoon, SK- Eight teams began the year, six teams qualified for playoffs and now only two teams stand. It is finals week in Canada West, with a chance of a trophy on the line for both teams. 1,230 more words


One last chance for Guardiola to realise Manchester City’s European dream?

This enticing last-16 tie in the Champions League has taken on even more intrigue, controversy and importance over the past 10 days. Since Uefa ruled that Manchester City had breached Financial Fair Play regulations, and that the club had not cooperated with the investigations, eyes have become focused on the home and away encounter with Real Madrid. 867 more words


The Startling Power of Jane Eyre in the 21st Century

One of my largest pet-peeves (at least in the field of classic literature) is the accompaniment by almost every revised-edition novel with an introduction written by a modern editor, author or publisher. 1,934 more words

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TADP (ITF) Q4/19 Quarterly Testing Report, 2019 Per Player Statistics, and decision in the case of Robert Farah

The TADP (tennis anti-doping programme) report for the fourth quarter of 2019 has been released (see here for the full report). As always, this report can be compared both to the… 959 more words


Analysis: Wycombe 3-1 Tranmere

We had become renowned for nicking games 1-0, but did you know that we’ve won as many home games 3-1? It seems we might be able to win promotion with a little more than pure grind after all. 1,601 more words


Rethinking Germany’s Sahel Policy

This text was published in the Berlin Policy Journal on 17 February 2020.

In recent months, there has been a steady stream of bad news from the Sahel region of Africa. 1,081 more words


The portrait of an artist as a young man in RahXephon

The longer I watch RahXephon, the more I become convinced that this is not a show about the human condition.

Sure. There are elements in the show that speak to the human condition especially when you look at how the trauma of the war affected various characters, how Ayato reacts to being lied to and the shows overall message of “accept yourself and accept others.” 1,421 more words