Rugby World Cup: Thank You Japan

Rugby World Cup: Thank You Japan

Huge congratulation to South Africa for winning their third World Cup. They seem to do it every twelve years. But the stars were really the Japanese and their fabulous rugby team. For a game which is not essential to its culture, their games on television attracted the largest ever viewing...

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The Debate On VAR

The Debate On VAR

VAR (Video Assistant Referee) was introduced to the world stage, in the 2018 World Cup. Since its inception there has been debate between footballers, managers, officials and fans about whether it is beneficial to football. VAR was conceived in the early 2010s under the direction of the Royal Netherlands Football...

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Electric Swedish car to cost just £15k

Electric Swedish car to cost just £15k

When you think of Swedish cars you may picture a Saab or maybe a safe, boxy Volvo. Maybe some of you may imagine a Koenigsegg with a place among the world’s fastest production cars. Now a new electric start-up wants you to think of something else. Uniti has taken the...

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Weekend football watch

Weekend football watch

Here is a roundup of the local London football happening this weekend. London Men’s Home Football QPR v West Bromwich Albion, Saturday 28 September, Loftus Road, 12:30 Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion, Saturday 28 September, Stamford Bridge,  15:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton, Saturday 28 September, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 15:00 London Women’s Home...

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Knight’s Double

Knight’s Double

England captain Heather Knight has won this year’s Walter Lawrence Women’s Award after scoring a sparkling unbeaten 159 for Berkshire against Cricket Wales. Knight’s innings, which was scored off 125 balls and included 15 fours and 1 six, saw her side home by 3 wickets after chasing down Wales’ total...

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Motoring at Goodwood

Motoring at Goodwood

By Doug Nye The Goodwood Estate, between the South Downs and Chichester in the county of Sussex, is synonymous with two great sports; top- class horses, and motor racing… While Glorious Goodwood’s horse-race connections go back over 200 years to 1802, when the then 3rd Duke of Richmond & Gordon...

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Auctions Speak Louder than Words

Auctions Speak Louder than Words

Of the dozen most expensive cars ever sold at auction, ten were Ferraris, and the most money a classic car has fetched privately was also a Ferrari, in this case a 1962 GTO, which reputably sold for $70m, which was $20m more than another GTO which sold in the saleroom...

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World’s first contactless car vending machine launched in the UK

World’s first contactless car vending machine launched in the UK

Britain’s first contactless car vending machine launched in London today, offering motorists a haggle-free way to purchase a brand-new car. The installation in London’s Spitalfields Market has been created by Auto Trader, the largest digital marketplace for new and used cars, to illustrate its unique pre-haggled prices and transparent price...

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Mid-engine for the ‘Vette

Mid-engine for the ‘Vette

For all its innovations, one thing that has eluded Detroit is the mid-engined supercar. There have been American cars with the engine mounted behind the driver, including the Saleen S7 and the SSC Ultimate Aero. But these are rare cars made by small boutique manufacturers. Elsewhere, mainstream manufacturers, including Audi,...

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Covent Garden aparthotel sets the pace with running club for guests

Covent Garden aparthotel sets the pace with running club for guests

Business travellers and visitors to London don’t have to put their work-out on hold when they visit the capital thanks to a new running club started by Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity Once a week, guests of the 106-room design-led aparthotel, based in Covent Garden, can join in a guided 5k...

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