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Category archive: Featured news

22 Jul

No stick from the media over Hockey World Cup

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As Glasgow readies itself for the media invasion for the Commonwealth Games, SARAH JUGGINS sympathises with those tasked with catering for the press corps

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21 Jul

Murder and mystery as Irwin fulfils ambition

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Agence France Presse sports reporter PIRATE IRWIN has branched out into writing historical thrillers. Here, he outlines the background to his latest book

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20 Jul

A century on, and Wisden offers sombre memories

Andrew Renshaw has done a great deal of detailed research to produce this latest book from Wisden

ANTON RIPPON reviews the latest publication from the Wisden imprint which features some harrowing details

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18 Jul

Glasgow organisers charge media for preview material

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Journalists hoping to provide readers with basic preview information on the eve of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are being forced to pay for it by the organisers

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18 Jul

Winning numbers will make your copy add up

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It may be overlooked, but to be a sports writer you need to be as good with numbers as you are with words, writes ROB STEEN

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17 Jul

World Cup’s own goals for FIFA and the papers

His face says it all: Adidas-sponsored Lionel Messi, of Adidas-sponsored Argentina, presented with the Adidas-sponsored player of the tournament award

World Cup withdrawal symptoms have left NORMAN GILLER muttering “I don’t believe it”, though the newspaper circulation figures don’t lie: Brazil 2014 saw an overwhelming victory for Twitter and social media

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29 May

British Sports Awards are back at Covent Garden

2013's Sportswoman of the Year Christine Ohuruogu.

Who will be our 2014 winners?

Generously sponsored by The National Lottery, the SJA British Sports Awards are the country’s longest running annual celebration of the nation’s sporting achievement, with a history that goes all the way back to 1949

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28 Apr

SJA’s golfers to return to Muswell Hill on Sep 15

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The SJA’s 2014 Autumn Golf Day, when the Phil Sheldon Trophy will be contested, will be staged at Muswell Hill Golf Club in north London, on Monday September 8

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24 May

What degree of experience do I need?

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The SJA’s training advisor, KEITH ELLIOTT, offers some tips on adding useful work experience to your callow student’s CV

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