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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dan Rafael – How I voted for the Hall of Fame

When I get ballots to vote in the various categories for the International Boxing Hall of Fame each fall I go through them very carefully. I take a look at the newcomers, I give another look at others I have passed on previously and refresh

Keelan Giles: Ospreys wing faces knee surgery

Wing Keelan Giles suffered his knee injury during Ospreys’ Pro14 win over Dragons Ospreys wing Keelan Giles is likely to be sidelined for a lengthy period with a serious knee injury. The 19-year-old was carried off on a stretcher during last Friday’s 28-14 Pro14 win

Commonwealth Games Federation had ‘170 queries’ over Birmingham’s 2022 bid

Weightlifting would be held at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall under the city’s plans The Commonwealth Games Federation raised “170 detailed queries” when deeming Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 event non-compliant, but organisers remain “quietly confident” of hosting. Birmingham’s was the only bid before a 30 September

Chris Silverwood: Essex head coach to be England bowling coach

Chris Silverwood played for Yorkshire, Middlesex and England Essex head coach Chris Silverwood will take over as full-time England bowling coach from January. Silverwood, 42, replaces former West Indies bowler Ottis Gibson, who left to become head coach of South Africa. Former England seamer Silverwood,

Mike Mayhew: Harlequins sign Yorkshire Carnegie hooker on loan

Mike Mayhew is the older brother of former Harlequins prop Nic Mayhew Premiership side Harlequins have signed Yorkshire Carnegie hooker Mike Mayhew on a three-month loan deal. The 30-year-old New Zealander has had previous spells at Newcastle, London Irish, North Harbour and Waikato. Quins had