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New Year Dishonours

On learning that Lynton Crosby, the slimy spin doctor who ran the Tory’s 2015 election campaign, had be awarded a knighthood under the New Year’s Honours List, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said that it would make the public think that the awards system had become “an old boys’ club”. 195 more words

Workers In Struggle

Chris Froome, innobilat de Regina Marii Britanii

* Chris Froome, primul britanic invingator de 2 ori in Turul ciclist al frantei, a fost innobilat de Regila Elizabeta a II-a a Marii Britanii, primind ordinul de Ofiter al Imperiului Britanic (OBE), pe noua lisa de Anul Nou a personalitatilor sportive recompensae pentru performantele lor. 568 more words

Being AP

Tony McCoy was Champion Jockey for 20 consecutive seasons, a dominance of his field that few sportsmen achieve, and this film records his final season. Here’s a teaser of my review for HeadStuff.org. 150 more words

Talking Movies

Cinema Review - Being AP

“You have to chase the thing you can’t ever catch”, so says one of the most successful and decorated jockeys of all time; AP McCoy. Director Anthony Wonke chronicles the final months of AP’s career as he wrestles with the decision to retire, and pushes the boundaries to become even more successful than he already is. 446 more words


Nico de Boinville in ‘pole position’ to replace Barry Geraghty

By Simon Jackson.

Nico de Boinville is favoured by Betfair to be No.1 jockey for Nicky Henderson after news that Barry Geraghty is leaving to take up the position as retained jockey for J P McManus. 254 more words

Horse Talk

Florida adds offensive lineman transfer T.J. McCoy

Following the spring game, one of the biggest concerns both of Florida and coach Jim McElwain was the lack of depth on the offensive line. 207 more words