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Sky buys rights to show Formula One races

In Charlie Edwards on July 29, 2011 at 10:55 am

They can take my football, my cricket, but Formula One? That is the last straw. Charlie Edwards has five ways Sky can get the best out of the world’s playboy sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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FIFA World Cup Vote Scandal

In Peter Storey on December 15, 2010 at 8:56 am

Peter Storey asks “You’re telling me the Pope can sanction condoms and FIFA can’t change their voting system?! ” Read the rest of this entry »

What Can Politics Learn From Eddie Guerrero?

In Conor Campbell on November 18, 2010 at 9:24 am

On the 13th on November the world of ‘Sports Entertainment’ and its fans remembered the life of Eddie Guerrero, who passed away five years previously. Conor Campbell looks at how he inspires the next generation in the public eye. Read the rest of this entry »

News 25: Another Footballer Does Something He Shouldn’t

In Uncategorized on October 18, 2010 at 8:00 am

Drew Colgate reports his award-winning news broadcast. Today’s topic: Another bad week for our Premier League role models. Read the rest of this entry »

Why are we only pro-Europe when the golf is on?

In Oliver Cardinali on October 4, 2010 at 7:00 am
 
 

Because we hate watching the Americans win perhaps?

Olly Cardinali asks why is the notion of ‘Team Europe’ acceptable for Golf but divisive for Politics? Read the rest of this entry »

Will the News of the World damage democracy?

In Vicky Wong on September 14, 2010 at 7:50 am

From sports stars to politicians, Vicky Wong asks is the News of the World’s uncovering of scandals really in the public interest?

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Why Golfers Should Be President

In Matt Gardner on August 18, 2010 at 11:53 am

By Matt Gardner

When walking around the delight of a golf course, talking general rubbish to my friend, a thought whacked me in the face. No, it wasn’t a “Damn I missed that putt”, it was more like “Jeez. That’s a brainwave”. I came to the realisation that the skills required for quality golfing, are the same skills required to be President. Read the rest of this entry »

Why The Boris Bikes Scheme Will Be a Success In Everyone’s Books

In Charlie Edwards on July 30, 2010 at 7:55 pm

By Charlie Edwards

In a similar scheme in Paris, 10,000 bicycles have been stolen. There is less money for investment in decrepit Parisian metro and bus services. There have been accounts of anti-social use of the bicycles. You are guaranteed to spot one floating along the river Seine. Yet Boris unveiled London’s scheme in high spirits this week. How successful with it be?
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DEBATE: Are the Olympics a complete waste of money?

In Charlie Edwards, Matt Gardner on July 29, 2010 at 10:13 am

Matt Gardner says YES, Charlie Edwards says NO

Two of Political Promise’s founders go head-to-head on the Olympics. Read the rest of this entry »

A Run for Hope, Inspiration and the Seemingly Invisible Loos…

In Charlie Edwards on July 11, 2010 at 5:29 pm

By Charlie Edwards

In need of a cuppa. From left to right; Martin, me and Jamie

Maybe it was the receipt of the medal. Or the Big Ben chimes in time with Jerusalem as we embarked upon Parliament square. Or maybe the camaraderie that spurred us through every metre marker and water station and twist and turn that makes the London 10km run the best 10km in the world. Read the rest of this entry »