Monthly Archives: November 2014

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R.I.P. Phillip Hughes (1988-2014). Nobody should ever die playing cricket. You will always be 63*.

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Hamilton or Rosberg – F1 title permutations

WITH just the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to go both Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, can still win this season’s F1 world drivers’ title. In any other year Hamilton (334 points) would only need to finish sixth if … Continue reading

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F1 2014 Alternative Championships: Round 18/19 (Brazil) – Rosberg keeps title hopes alive

NICO ROSBERG cut the gap to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton down to 17 points with victory at last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The German team’s 11th one-two of the season surpasses the 10 of McLaren set back in 1988, though … Continue reading

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Joseph Kellaway VC

JOSEPH KELLAWAY VC was born on 1st September 1824 (or 24th August 1826) in Kingston, Purbeck, Dorset, England. The sixth of 10 children of John and Phoebe Kellaway, he joined the Royal Navy in 1841. The night of 31st August … Continue reading

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A. E. J. Collins – Another century

ARTHUR EDWARD JEUNE ‘JAMES’ COLLINS is not a name known to most sports fans. In fact he’s more likely to be mentioned on Q.I. rather than A Question of Sport. Yet it was A.E.J. Collins who, as a 13-year-old boy, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Epic Rap Battles of History

YOUTUBE phenomenon Epic Rap Battles of History returns for its highly anticipated fourth season on Monday 10th November. My sister and I are big fans of Nice Peter & EpicLLOYD’s series, and we have (finally) come up with our own … Continue reading

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F1 2014 Alternative Championships: Round 17/19 (U.S.) – Five-star Hamilton in Lone Star State

WITH his fifth straight victory (and third in America) Lewis Hamilton took his F1 career win tally to 32, making him the winningest Englishman in the sport’s history. Nigel Mansell, 1992 World Champion, had held the record since the 1991 … Continue reading

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