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Buster Nupen, cricket's great survivor who bewitched Hobbs and Hammond

 

 
The Spin

 

Norway-born spinner lost an eye, was shot in both knees and had a bitty career, but on his day could master the greats

South Africa’s Buster Nupen: ‘The most dangerous bowler the world has ever seen,’ Jack Hobbs once said.
 South Africa’s Buster Nupen: ‘The most dangerous bowler the world has ever seen,’ Jack Hobbs once said. Photograph: PA

Simon Burnton


“My father never once talked about his cricket career,” Christopher Nupen, the Bafta award-winning documentary-maker, tells me

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Devon Malcolm's Oval heroics 

 

Devon Malcolm's Oval heroics a worthy focus for Black History Month

Charity’s Black History Month schools pack is welcome, though it flags up the decline in the number of black England players
 
Devon Malcolm
 Devon Malcolm acknowledges the acclaim of the Oval crowd in 1994 after his spell of 9 for 57 ripped through South Africa. Photograph: PA
Vic Marks
We are in the middle of Black History Month and the cricketing
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BATTING OR BOWLING FOR THE LORDS ? - Baron Botham, of Ravensworth in the county of North Yorkshire

 

Botham

England cricketer Ian Botham introduced to House of Lords

 
 

Sir Ian Botham has taken his seat in the House of Lords.

The Brexit-backing former England cricketer wore the traditional scarlet and ermine-trimmed robe for the brief formal introduction ceremony.

Baron Botham, of Ravensworth in the county of North Yorkshire was nominated for a life peerage in the 2020 Political Honours and will sit as a

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BAN ALL "SPORTS" THAT KILL WILDLIFE

CLA update ‘action plan’ to combat hare coursing

An action plan outlining how farmers, landowners, police and Government can work together to bring justice to those involved in hare coursing has been updated by the CLA.


CLA update ‘action plan’ to combat hare coursing

Outlawed by the 2004 Hunting Act, hare coursing is an organised criminal activity which takes place illegally without the permission

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And they call it Sport - Its a LIVE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES Meat Market !

The English Football League fixtures are expected to be announced on Friday.

Premier League fixtures opening weekend (exact dates to change)
Crystal Palace v Southampton (12 Sep)
Fulham v Arsenal (12 Sep)
Liverpool v Leeds United (12 Sep)
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton (12 Sep)
West Bromwich Albion v Leicester City (12 Sep)
West Ham United v Newcastle United (12 Sep)
Brighton v Chelsea (14 Sep)
Sheffield United v Wolves (14 Sep)
Burnley v
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STICK IT NOT CRICKET

Virat Kohli ‘called for conflict of interest’, Complaint sent to BCCI Ethics Officer

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The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli also has been allegedly caught on the wrong foot under the Conflict of Interest Issue. A complaint has been sent to BCCI’s Ethics Officer Justice DK Jain alleging Kohli has breached board’s conflict of interest norms.
 
The copy of the complaint sent on 4th July 2020 is in
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OH BOY -

 

 
 

Men's Football

Newcastle fan groups: Please can you sell the club Ashley

 

NEWCASTLE fans have joined forces to urge Mike Ashley to end a “toxic relationship” by selling the club to a Saudi-led consortium.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020

A collective of supporters’ groups, including the Magpie Group and Toon For Change, have issued a joint statement amid speculation that the Saudi Arabian Public Investment

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Simply not Cricket NOT fit, even, for Channel 5

Vernon Philander fined for Jos Buttler send-off

Vernon Philander admitted the offence and accepted the sanction

South Africa bowler Vernon Philander has been fined 15% of his match fee for using "inappropriate language" after dismissing England's Jos Buttler in the fourth Test.

The seamer, 34, shouted in Buttler's direction after removing him for 20 on day two in Johannesburg.

Buttler was fined 15% of his match fee for swearing at Philander

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BOOKIES OFFSET BIG BETS WITH TRAINERS WHO "ADJUST" RACE RESULTS THROUGH THEIR HORSES ?

Talking Horses: debate over deals with betting firms to rumble on

Altior’s withdrawal put the spotlight on how trainers with bookmaker deals should handle market-sensitive information

Altior and Nico De Boinville (left) on the Lambourn gallops for trainer Nicky Henderson last month.
Altior and Nico De Boinville (left) on the Lambourn gallops for trainer Nicky Henderson last month. Photograph: Steve Davies

The increasingly vexed

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