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Diego Maradona: Triumph, Tragedy and a Story Only Sport Could Write

Diego Armando Maradona, the greatest footballer of his generation, died yesterday in his hometown of Buenos Aires aged 60. 15 years to the day that George Best, a similarly gifted yet troubled legend of the game passed away, Maradona’s passing similarly marks the end of a long battle against addiction that had begun during his […]

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The UK should not share more with Argentina

The Falkland Islands, along with other British Overseas Territories (BOTs), have occupied a unique position in the history of Britain. The first claim to the archipelago came from a British sailor, John Strong, in 1690. A turbulent period of competing claims ensued before 150 years of British rule was confirmed. A misjudged invasion by the […]

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Mixed results for Home Nations in opening Autumn Internationals

With the 2015 Rugby World Cup fewer than twelve months away, this year’s Autumn Internationals undoubtedly take on a greater significance for both the home nations and the visiting southern hemisphere teams. As players look to catch the eye and coaches aim to perfect their starting line-ups, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales all found themselves […]