Racing – A Changing Landscape

The world of bloodstock, arguably, has never been in greater shape. Recently, we witnessed the first sale in London in over 50 years, and the location was at a Royal Palace. The mighty Frankel’s first progeny was knocked down to MV Magnier for a mere 1.15mln guineas. Frankel, the highest...

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Gemili: The Fast Track from Football

For the first time in what feels like a long time, Great Britain has a world class sprinter, and his name is Adam Gemili. So far 2014 has been Gemili’s coming out party. At the Glasgow Commonwealth games, he finished second on the podium in both the 100m and 4x100m,...

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From The Back Seat – 16

Dad was a prolific wordsmith, not only writing the editorial each week for his mag, Autosport but also race reports, road tests, articles and books, as well as compiling the annual High Performance Cars, published by the mag, along with articles in race programmes, both home and abroad, and he...

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Golfers will be getting in the ‘zone’ at Gleneagles this weekend

Whilst the 40th Ryder Cup tees off at Gleneagles today new research suggests how golfers can have the edge. Elite golfers can recognise when they enter ‘the zone’ and can control the experience to perform at their peak for longer, the research revealed. Previous research suggested that individuals are only aware...

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Lulling the competition into a false sense of confidence?

Wayne Rooney, Man U’s newly appointed captain, proved to be the saviour with his equaliser at 53 minutes; a scramble for the ball in the box after a corner, and a classy overhead kick some few feet away from the goal. A surge of emotion then lifted the crowd, with...

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West London hosts first community games contest

The W10 Games are a quarterly competition that brings together the W10 community as well as residents from surrounding postcodes, and pitches teams against each other in a series of fitness events that include different elements of strength, endurance, skill and mental stay-in-power. The founder Jean-Claude Vacassin explains: ‘We started...

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Pierre de Coubertin and the story of the Olympic Artists

When Pierre de Coubertin started to realise his dream of a modern Olympic games, the Frenchman had more in mind than just a sporting competition. His father had been an artist who’s works featured in the courts of Louis XIV, and a young Coubertin sought out a career as an...

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The Mystery of Mike Tyson

Earlier this week it was announced that former boxer Mike Tyson has been given his own cartoon series on Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s mature channel. Mike Tyson Mysteries, due to be released this Autumn, stars an animated Tyson fighting crime with his friends, like Scooby Doo, but with 100% more...

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Maserati race cars to Bonhams Goodwood auction

Two of the fastest pre-war racing cars are set to be auctioned at Bonhams Goodwood Revival. The 1932 Maserati 4CM is estimated to fetch between £400-600,000 while the 1937 Maserati 6CM is thought to go for £600-900,000. The 4CM was driven by Giuseppe Furmanik who set world speed records in...

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The Alternative Daily Commute:

The Alternative Daily Commute:

For the capital city that has been voted as having ‘the best public transport in the world’ by the online company TripAdvisor, London does not take full advantage of the main thread that sows the capital city together. In the same poll London’s public transport system was also voted as...

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