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The Great British Bake Off: A Celebration of Britishness

With the Great British Bake Off 2019 coming to a close, how the 6.9 million viewers will fill their time on a Tuesday evening is a mystery. While everyone might not love Bake Off, it definitely doesn’t require much to get. As long as you like baked goods, next-level wholesomeness and slightly savage comments from […]

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A National Treasure: Sir Andy Murray

With his head hung low, tears in his eyes and a break in his voice, three-time Grand Slam champion, Sir Andy Murray admitted that he had been in severe pain for ‘a number of years’ and that he had originally planned to retire after Wimbledon this summer but he doesn’t know if his body can […]

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Fed and Davis Cups in need of changes

As Andy Murray took a deserved week off from competitive tennis, his compatriots – including his brother Jamie – were slogging it out in both Canada and Estonia, in the Davis Cup and Fed Cup respectively. The two tournaments are the largest and most prestigious international competitions that tennis has to offer; one of the […]

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Plews gets GB U20 call

The on-ice fortunes for the Edinburgh Capitals may have been distinctly inconsistent of late, but it is far from doom and gloom. It is no secret that the club have prided themselves on their willingness to give young Brits significant ice time and it has been vindicated in recent weeks following Capitals’ defenceman Tyler Plews’ […]

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Great Britain’s defence ends in defeat but not disgrace

Great Britain’s Davis Cup semi-final defeat to Argentina, which ended the defence of the title they had won in Belgium last November, consisted of more twists and turns than a rollercoaster designed by a 10-year-old. After an opening day of competition that saw Andy Murray push himself to the absolute limits in a five-hour epic, […]