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1 Oct

Latchford’s road was long haul in search of glory

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ERIC BROWN catches up with the autobiography of a 30-goal-a-season striker who ended his football career without any major medals

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30 Sep

England on the brink (again) after Wales blow

Gareth Davies scores the winning try on Saturday: Norman Giller has fond memories of an earlier Wales scrum half

NORMAN GILLER is feeling suitably hyped-up ahead of this week’s “most vital match in the history of English rugby”

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20 Sep

Jockey Club backs young journalists’ drinks, Oct 20

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The popular SJA’s young sports journalists’ networking evenings return next month, once again with generous backing from The Jockey Club

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16 Sep

Curling’s media programme is open for applications

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Full-time students, from around the world, are invited to submit entries for the development programme that offers invaluable experiences in journalism, photography and TV production at some of the WCF’s most high-profile events

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18 Aug

Tickets on sale now for 2015 British Sports Awards

The SJA's 2014 Sportswoman of the Year, Jo Pavey, receives her trophy from Sir Michael Parkinson

Tickets are on sale now for one of the gala events in the Sports Journalists’ Association’s calendar, the 2015 British Sports Awards, sponsored by The National Lottery

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25 Jun

New date and new venue for SJA Journalism Awards

Sports Writer of the Year Martin Samuel, left, with the Sports Photographer of the Year, Adrian Dennis

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards dinner, sponsored by BT Sport, will be staged at the prestigious Lancaster Hotel, overlooking Hyde Park in central London, on February 22 next year

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11 Aug

Making mileage out of your income tax claims

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BARRY KERNON, from accountancy firm HW Fisher, the SJA’s auditors, looks at how freelance journalists can better manage their car use when it comes to completing their tax returns

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21 Mar

Dear Keith: How do I become a sports journalist?

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Wish I had a pound for everyone who comes to see me saying: “I’d like a job in sports journalism.” Sadly, their qualifications rarely match their ambitions

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