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2016 Race Year Review

2016 has certainly been a year of highs and lows, but I’m relieved to finish the season with a strong performance and an encouraging result. 1,218 more words

Quarters' records

As it was the first big korfball tournament IKF decided to use quarter-parts for the matches, we can do new statistics observations. We have four periods of each game instead of two. 370 more words

Playing Rules

When Ireland broke San Marino hearts

With just three minutes left on the clock in a Euro 2008 qualifier in early 2007, Ireland were 1-0 up. Then a terrible defensive mix-up between Irish goalkeeper Wayne Henderson and his centre backs allowed midfielder Michele Marani to gleefully roll the loose ball into the now unguarded Irish net. 237 more words

San Marino

Gibraltar's Man With The Plan: Jeff Wood

Gibraltar may be one of Europe’s smallest, and newest, football nations, and home to just 33,000 people, but they are doing what they can to achieve as much as possible within their means. 712 more words

World Cup

Gibraltar's Battle for International Recognition

After years of struggle, several applications, and in spite of repeated opposition, Gibraltar finally achieved their dream of becoming a FIFA member in May this year. 698 more words

World Cup

Olympic Oarsman James Crowden Dies

3 October 2016

James Crowden, former High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, passed away on 24 September, at the age of 88. 925 more words

Week 13: "Un but contre son camp"

Today we are delving into the surreal world of football etymology, a subject matter even native speakers find hard to digest. To have a conversation with your average football fan or even understand post-match interviews/analysis you need to learn more than the basic vocabulary, you must become acquainted with the metaphors and clich├ęs that litter any sporting discussion and navigate your way through the useless stock phrases that add nothing of substance to the debate. 768 more words