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  • Record prize money for Gold Cup Festival at Ayr Racecourse

    THE richest flat horse race meeting in Scotland - the John Smith’s Ayr Gold Cup Festival at Ayr Racecourse - has been given a huge cash boost with prize money for the meeting next month topping £600,000 - a £100,000 increase on last year.

    (Filed: Mon Sep 01 2008)


    In 1911, Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen, and his English rival, Robert Falcon Scott, made history in an epic race to be the first man to conquer the Geographic South Pole, ending in triumph for Amundsen who reached the pole on December 14th, and tragedy for Scott who arrived a few days later and perished in the attempt.

    (Filed: Thu Aug 28 2008)
  • British Helicopter team continues World Rankings rise

    The British Helicopter team rose to third place in the world rankings following this year’s World Helicopter Championship, held in Eisenach, Germany, from 13th to 18th August. This indicates a continuing improvement by the team, which came fifth in the World Helicopter Championships in Austria in 2002 and fourth in the Championships in France in 2005.

    (Filed: Wed Aug 20 2008)
  • Turnberry Horse Trials sponsored by Clydesdale Bank Sunday 31 August


    THE first annual Turnberry Horse Trials sponsored by Clydesdale Bank will take place at Turnberry, Ayrshire on Sunday 31 August. The British Eventing affiliated Turnberry Horse Trials replaces the one-day event previously held annually at Culzean Castle.

    (Filed: Sun Aug 10 2008)
  • British team challenges for World Helicopter Championships


    So far, Britain has never won the trophy but the team manager – and former Championship competitor - John Matchett, is confident that he has selected the best helicopter crews in the country. Matchett, who recently announced the British team, commented: “The team includes military personnel and professional helicopter pilots.

    (Filed: Thu Aug 07 2008)
  • Oxley & Coward supports Whiston Parish Cricket Club

    As part of its commitment to supporting local community organisations, leading law firm Oxley & Coward of Rotherham announces its continued and increased sponsorship with Whiston Parish Church Cricket Club.

    (Filed: Thu Jul 03 2008)
  • Liverpool FC legends backing fans buyout


    Shareliverpoolfc announces formation of steering group and restates intention to make a serious bid to buy Liverpool FC. Liverpool FC legends Phil Thompson and John Aldridge show their support by joining the Steering Group.

    (Filed: Thu Feb 28 2008)
  • Ladbrokes Poker Million VII


    $1million first prize from Ladbrokespoker.com in UK Poker tournament televised for Sky Sports 2 in July.

    (Filed: Fri Feb 15 2008)
  • Wyboston Lakes Promotes Healthy Winter Exercise


    As the nights draw in and the weather starts to get colder, many people feel like hibernating instead of exercising. Some folk tend to eat more at this time of year because they are bored and less active and there’s very few who can admit that they don’t over indulge in food and/or drink especially over the festive season.

    (Filed: Thu Nov 22 2007)
  • Ford wins back-to-back titles


    The Castrol-Ford Team has won the WRC manufacturers title for the second successive season thanks to Mikko Hirvonen’s fourth place on the inaugural WRC Rally Ireland

    (Filed: Tue Nov 20 2007)


    It’s official – ‘Man of the Match’ has now joined the ranks of Fantasy League, Kitbag, Jumpers for Goalposts and even The Posh as one of the many registered trademarks in sport.

    (Filed: Tue Nov 20 2007)
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