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29 Aug

Blackpool fans stand behind local paper in club row

The local paper in Blackpool has been reporting the news. The club has banned them

The Blackpool Supporters Trust has placed itself firmly behind their local paper The Gazette in its on-going battle with the town’s football club

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27 Aug

Press conference: Rio 2016’s Carlos Nuzman

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Rio 2016 is pleased to invite the media to a press conference in London on September 1 where Carlos Nuzman, President of the Organising Committee, will provide an update on their preparations

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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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17 Aug

Dongles offer simple solution to issue of iffy wifi

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SJA members have offered their advice on overcoming practical problems for filing from sports stadiums, reminding ANTON RIPPON of the cub scout motto: ‘Be prepared’

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10 Aug

All welcome at our annual Golf Day on Sep 14

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Whether you’re a hack or a hacker, you’ll be very welcome to join the SJA’s golfers for a relaxing day’s golf, lunch and socialising at our Autumn Golf Day at Muswell Hill GC on Sep 14

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29 Jul

BT Sport backs SJA’s Rugby World Cup reception

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The Sports Journalists’ Association and BT Sport are staging a special international media reception on September 15, before the Rugby World Cup

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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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