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21 Nov
2014

Photographer honoured alongside athletes by BAWA

For her gutsy runs at the Commonwealth Games and winning the 10,000m title at the Europeans, Jo Pavey gets Randall Northam's vote

Veteran sports photographer Mark Shearman was honoured at an awards lunch today, as the BAWA named Jo Pavey and Greg Rutherford as their athletes of the year

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21 Nov
2014

#SJA2014: Why Greg Rutherford gets my vote

European, Commonwealth and Olympic champion: long jumper Greg Rutherford ought not be overlooked

“It’s like being the best in the business and they tell you that they’ve brought along some intern and they’re going to pay him more than you purely because they might possibly do well in the future. Surely, that’s not how it should work?”

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20 Nov
2014

Cricket Paper and Cricinfo scoop prizes from ECB

Cricket Paper

“The print, online and broadcast media play a vital role in the wider promotion of our domestic game and we were delighted to see such strong competition for this year’s award”

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19 Nov
2014

John Samuel, doyen of Fleet St sports desks, has died

John Samuel, left, receiving the SJA's highest honour, the Doug Gardner Award for services to sports journalism, from Barry Newcombe in 2012

His journalism career began as a cub reporter covering VE Day for his local paper in Brighton, and continued right through until very recently, still writing features on travel, motoring and golf

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19 Nov
2014

Batsman Kohli buys into London-based media start-up

India batsman Virat Kohli: investing in the sports media business

The star Indian batsman announced this week that he has become a shareholder in Sport Convo, social media company focused on sport

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18 Nov
2014

Patrick Collins: a sports writer of authority and style

Patrick Collins: "the best of his generation"

NORMAN GILLER believes that when the Mail on Sunday’s Patrick Collins retires, we will be witnessing the career end of one of the finest of all sports writers

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17 Nov
2014

Trinity Mirror sounds last Post for Berks papers

Reading Post

Free titles the Reading Post, Surrey Herald and Surrey Times will close on December 17; the Wokingham and Bracknell Times, Harrow Observer and Woking Informer will close on December 18; and Getreading on December 19, with the combined loss of up to 50 jobs

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15 Nov
2014

SJA stalwart John Samuel is admitted to hospital

John Samuel, left, receiving the SJA's highest honour, the Doug Gardner Award for services to sports journalism, from Barry Newcombe in 2012

John Samuel, the sports editor of The Guardian from 1968 to 1986, is seriously ill in hospital after a heart attack and a stroke

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15 Nov
2014

Gloucestershire Gazette: sports editor

Applicants should ideally have had experience of a number of printed and online publications and have passed the NCTJ Diploma or equivalent.

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14 Nov
2014

Indy’s head of sport, Mike Dunn, in shock exit

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According to sources in the newspapers’ office this afternoon, at least two other sports desk staff are leaving the titles as well as Dunn

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