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Jessica Ennis-Hill announces retirement after golden career

Team GB’s queen of track and field, Jessica Ennis-Hill, has decided to hang up her spikes at the age of 30. The heptathlete is best known for her Olympic gold medal at London 2012 and silver earlier this year in Rio. Ennis-Hill has also won the World Championships twice, in 2009 and 2015. Initially, she […]

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Kiwi cricket captain McCullum to hang up black cap

As the curtain draws on the career of Brendon McCullum, we as cricket fans can reflect on what has been one of the defining playing careers of the modern era of cricket. McCullum has unfailingly been one of the world’s most exciting and swashbuckling cricketers throughout his distinguished career, all the while maintaining a reputation as […]

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Motorsport’s gender gap to blame for Susie Wolff’s retirement

Martina Navratilova once said “the key is for women not to set any limits”. This statement represents everything that an athlete endeavours to achieve: to break barriers and break records. Unfortunately, Williams test driver Susie Wolff reached her limit, announcing last week that she will retire from motorsport after the Race of Champions on 20 […]

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A.P. McCoy calls it quits after an illustrious career at the top

A. P McCoy’s final two months as a professional jump jockey will be an uncomfortable period for someone who still shuns the limelight after a career of unparalleled success. He wanted to announce his retirement on his own terms and go out at the top of the sport that defines him – going out as […]