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A step too far to Serena?

• Posted in Tennis • By JoeBaker

With 17 Grand-Slam titles to her name, Serena Williams has established herself as one of the great titans not just of the women’s game but of tennis as a whole. However, at 32 years old and after a troublesome year in the Slams, has she still got what it takes to make it 18? 

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2014 Rowing World Championships- Best British Hopefuls

• Posted in Australia / New Zealand / Rowing • By Aaron

With the Rowing World Championships kicking off this Sunday, we round up some of the best British hopefuls for success at the week long event. Will it be a successful outing for Team GB?

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Jacques Kallis – The End of a Great

• Posted in Cricket / Misc. / South Africa • By JoeBaker

For the second time this year a South African cricketing legend has retired from playing for his country, with Jacques Kallis having taken his bow from the international game. Discover why he is the sports finest ever all-rounder. 

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The Van Gaal Revolution

• Posted in Australia / Football / Misc. / New Zealand / South Africa • By JoeBaker

What are the massive changes that Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has implemented as he seeks to turn his new team’s fortunes around? And what makes him such an exceptional manager? Read to find out!

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Setting the Standard

• Posted in Australia / Swimming • By JoeBaker

Australia dominated the swimming at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, winning 57 medals. Discover how they did it and why it should motivate you to undertake a Sport Lived swimming programme in Melbourne or Brisbane. 

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Hemispheres Apart: The Difference in Northern and Southern Hemisphere Rugby

• Posted in Australia / Misc. / New Zealand / Rugby Union / South Africa • By Aaron

General consensus among rugby fans and pundits alike is that there is a fundamental difference in the style and philosophy of Northern and Southern Hemisphere rugby. In this article, we take a look over some of those key differences.

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England at the Commonwealths: Sport Lived Roundup

• Posted in Australia / Hockey / New Zealand / South Africa / Swimming • By Aaron

At Sport Lived, we followed closely the efforts of England's Commonwealth hopefuls, particularly in the Swimming, Athletics, Hockey and Netball. Here's our brief roundup of how they got on! 

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The Drought Is Over

• Posted in Australia / Cricket / Misc. / New Zealand / South Africa • By JoeBaker

England won their first Test match for nearly a year after a scintillating performance in the third Test against India. How did they do it and what are the future prospects for Alastair Cook’s new-look side?

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