Katherine Lucas

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Can Australia stay as the number one ODI side?

Australia’s crushing defeat of New Zealand saw them march to their fourth World Cup out of the last five tournaments, but this could be a watershed moment for their unprecedented dominance. Undoubtedly, head coach Darren Lehmann has fashioned the best One Day International side in 21st century cricket. As injury-prone skipper Michael Clarke departs, however,…

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Pats triumph at Superbowl XLIX

New England Patriots claimed their first Super Bowl victory in ten years as they came from behind to beat Seattle Seahawks 28-24 at the University of Phoenix Stadium. While far from an emphatic victory, it will serve as important closure for the Pats, who took an significant step towards regaining their credibility after enduring a…

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Phelps: More Than Just A Statistic

If anyone embodied the phrase healthy body, unhealthy mind in 2014, it was US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. His towering frame lends itself to his projected image of Nietzsche’s ‘Superman’; but as the philosopher predicted, nihilism has overcome the 29-year-old, who pled guilty to drink driving in October. Fears have grown about the 29-year-old’s mental…

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Sport in 2015

1.  Steven Gerrard Liverpool fans have long known it was coming, but had hoped it never would. So great has been their reliance on Steven Gerrard over the years, the local lad-turned talismanic club-captain, that saying goodbye and drawing a line in the sand after 17 years of loyal service was never going to be…

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Cup run masks league loss for UEAWFC

UEA Women’s Football are through to the next round of the cup after a 2-1 win in extra time against Nottingham Trent thirds. Despite a number of questionable refereeing decisions going against them in the first half, UEA broke the deadlock, Sammy Algar with the opening goal. The home side were unlucky not to add…

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