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Steyn v Johnson – Homepage

• Posted in Australia / Cricket / Gap Year / Misc. / New Zealand / South Africa • By Intern

Right now Dale Steyn and Mitchell Johnson are without doubt the finest two fast-bowlers in Test cricket. Yet who is the better?

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The Importance Of Being A Team

• Posted in Australia / Gap Year / Misc. / New Zealand / South Africa • By Intern

The 2014 Ryder Cup didn’t just show the quality of the European side. It brilliantly demonstrated the how essential it is to be a team. Click to find out how. 

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Usain Bolt – Can Lightening Strike Twice?

• Posted in Misc. • By JoeBaker

Usain Bolt’s season in 2014 was blighted by injury, yet one of history’s greatest ever athletes is still aiming to break both the 100m and 200m records that he himself holds. Find out exactly why he can do just that. 

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Have the Tigers lost their bite?

• Posted in New Zealand / Rugby Union • By JoeBaker

It has been a long, long time since Leicester Tigers found themselves near the bottom of the Aviva Premiership. Find out what has gone wrong and whether, after their recent victory, they can recover from their difficult start. 

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The fight back to fitness

• Posted in Gap Year / Misc. • By JoeBaker

Have you ever suffered a long-term injury? Or endured the frustration of a repetitive, niggling problem? Read Sport Lived’s top tips on how to successfully recover from the dreaded injury curse. 

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Still the team to beat

• Posted in Gap Year / New Zealand / Rugby Union • By JoeBaker

Find out why New Zealand remain the ultimate force in world rugby and why this should inspire you to play rugby there through a gap year with Sport Lived.

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A New Era for men’s tennis?

• Posted in Australia / Misc. / Tennis • By JoeBaker

The 2014 US Open final was a momentous one of men’s tennis - it was the first in 38 Grand Slam finals that one of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray were not competing. Does this signify the end of the ‘Big Four’ and the start of a new era for the men’s game? 

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Nash wins second Gold at Rowing World Championships

• Posted in Gap Year / Misc. / Rowing • By Ashleigh Burns

Britain’s rowers secured six medals at the World Championships in Amsterdam. This included a gold medal for Sport Lived past participant George Nash in the Men’s Four. 

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