Sports shorts – 28 June 2017

THE British & Irish Lions lost the first R/U Test by 30-15 against New Zealand in Auckland. The second takes place in Wellington on Saturday; the last back...

Football is back

THE PREMIER LEAGUE fixtures for 2017/18 have been released with champions Chelsea hosting Burnley on day one as Antonio Conte’s Blues fight to retain the title. Chelsea kick-start...

Barcelona v Notts County and St Mirren in 1922

NINETY-FIVE years ago, St Mirren became the first ‘foreign’ football team to visit Spain. They played seven matches in total during a three-week tour, starting off with a...

This week in sporting history – 20 June 2017

• 1932 Yorkshire openers Bert Sutcliffe and Percy Holmes put on 555 for the first wicket     against Essex. • 1932 Jack Sharkey beat Max Schmelling in...

Mojácar youngsters visit Benalmadena football workshop

YOUNGSTERS FROM Mojácar Sports School, aged between eight and 11, travelled to Benalmádena for a workshop organised by CEDIFA, Centro de Estudios, Desarrollo e Investigación del Futbol Andaluz...

This week in sporting history – 13 June 2017

* 1905 Golfer James Braid carded a four-round 318 in the British Open at St Andrew’s. * 1908 England placed their first internationals in June, beating Austria 6-1...

The 20-goal Premiership strikers!

NOWADAYS it is hard for any one player to score 20 goals in a Premiership season! Last term, Romelu Lukaku was the first striker to net 20+ times...

Rory McIlroy’s raring to go in US Open

RORY MCILROY, the world Nº2, has recovered from a rib injury that has kept him out of action since the middle of May and has declared that...

Prince Harry joins 2017 UK Invictus team for official photo

A 90- STRONG team of service personnel and veterans will represent the UK at the Toronto Games in September. Prince Harry joined the 2017 UK team of Wounded,...

It’s a Real Madrid football double

REAL MADRID celebrated their record 12th European Cup with thousands of fans on Sunday, after returning to the Spanish capital after beating Juventus 4-1 in the Champions...

Football cup final previews

ON SATURDAY there are two major Cup finals – one north and one south of the border. Twelve-time winners Arsenal play London rivals Chelsea (victors on seven occasions)...

Not such a Barmy cricket partnership

WITH THE domestic cricket season and international cricketing summer underway, British brewer Greene King and cricket’s most passionate supporters’ club, the Barmy Army, have teamed up to...

Harlem Globetrotters make their way to Almeria

THE WORLD famous Harlem Globetrotters bounced their way into Almeria last Saturday. The legendary American team displayed their formidable basketball prowess and theatrical acrobatics to a 4,400 strong...

Another successful Mojaquera Xtreme offroad cycle race

THE VI Sierra Cabrera Xtreme / La Mojaquera 2017 race, held in Mojácar and organised by Mojácar Council and the Mojácar Bike CCD Cycling Club, passed without...

Motor horsepower on derby day

AN ADDED touch of horsepower will be on show at this year’s Epsom Derby Day, with the inclusion of a new classic car rally. Flat racing’s showpiece event...

La Liga results – week ending Sunday 14 May

SATURDAY 13th May ESPANYOL – 0 VALENCIA – 1 OSASUNA – 2 GRANADA - 1 Sunday 14th May ALAVÉS – 3 CELTA VIGO – 1 ATHLETICO BILBAO - 1 LEGANES – 1 REAL...
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