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4 Feb
2016

Times signs Press Association’s chief sports reporter

New challenges: Martyn Ziegler

Martyn Ziegler, who has been PA’s chief sports reporter since 2000, has been recruited by The Times with a wide-ranging sports news brief

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3 Feb
2016

Memorial service for Alan Lee to be held Apr 18

Alan Lee: the journalist's journalist

Full details will be circulated later but it is anticipated that the service will commence at 12 noon in central Cheltenham, followed by a reception at Cheltenham Racecourse

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25 Jan
2016

Friends of Chris Nawrat invited to meeting, Feb 18

Chris Nawrat, holding forth in typical style, at his wedding in Spain last year

To pay our respects and remember old times, some friends and colleagues are organising a memorial drink and buffet at one of his old haunts, the Captain Kidd pub

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6 Jan
2016

81 not out, Corbett declares he is retiring, not hurt

Ted Corbett: victim of the exchange rate

Veteran journalist Ted Corbett has been told by a new sports editor that his fortnightly column is no longer required and so, the octogenarian cricket writer is reaching for his slippers

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4 Jan
2016

Memorial service for Alan Lee planned for the spring

His family is planning a memorial service and it is anticipated that it will be held between the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals

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24 Dec
2015

A merry Christmas to all our members and friends

Season's Greetings 2

And if someone can tip us the winner of the King George on Boxing Day, a prosperous new Olympic year, too

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22 Dec
2015

Joe Lancaster: agency man who drove a bargain

Joe Lancaster was a champion distance runner, a football trainer and entrepreneurial journalist who dabbled in a bit of import-export at the Moscow Olympics. He was also a friend of RANDALL NORTHAM

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20 Dec
2015

Times shocked by death of racing writer Alan Lee

Alan Lee: the journalist's journalist

The SJA’s Sportswriter of the Year in 2001, the year in which he also won our Specialist Correspondent prize, Lee had been The Times’s racing correspondent since 1999. Before that, he had been its cricket correspondent for 11 years

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16 Dec
2015

Chris Nawrat: man who brought Gonzo to Fleet Street

Chris Nawrat, holding forth in typical style, at his wedding in Spain last year

PETER WILSON remembers some good times with his friend Chris Nawrat, the former Morning Star reporter who became sports editor of The Sunday Times, who has died, aged 66

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12 Dec
2015

SJA sends sincere condolences to Wilson family

The officers and committee of the Sports Journalists’ Association send their deepest condolences to Graham Wilson and his family, following the tragic death this week of his son, Tom Wilson, in an accident during hockey training

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