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Saturday 20 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
Wednesday 10 June 2009
A CD of Edward Harper's music released by the Edinburgh label Delphian Records last year bore the title Miracles, after the penultimate movement of his Second Symphony, the main item on the disc. The miracle was rather that Harper had not only survived to see it released, he even lived long enough to begin a Third Symphony in spite of a lengthy battle against bowel cancer that he faced with courage and calm. That battle appeared to be won, but the cancer metastasised into the liver, with fatal results.
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Thursday 28 May 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Worcestershire were humiliated by Ireland in the Friends Provident Trophy at New Road yesterday. Bowled out astonishingly for 58, they lost by 94 runs and were deprived of second place in Group A.
Friday 01 May 2009
For the second time in a week, Adam Voges failed narrowly to complete a century as Nottinghamshire edged ahead at Old Trafford.
Thursday 05 March 2009
Motorists were stranded today after worse-than-expected snowfalls caused blizzard-like conditions in parts of England.
Saturday 28 February 2009
Saturday 22 November 2008
Saturday 25 October 2008
Friday 10 October 2008
The former cricketer Sir Ian Botham will dust off his walking shoes and set off on another fundraising expedition today taking in nine towns across the UK.
Sunday 07 September 2008
An hour before the cricket was scheduled to start at Trent Bridge, the gates were locked. The umpires had already trodden the sodden turf, noted the pools of water at the end of the run-ups, and brought to an end the potentially pivotal match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset, the top teams in Division One ofthe Championship.
Friday 22 August 2008
Bob Humphrys was the face of Welsh sport for almost 20 years as he fronted the sports news coverage of BBC Wales's Wales Today news programme. He received a lifetime achievement award from the BBC in 2004 for his near 30 years of service.
Saturday 16 August 2008
The international quality of Charl Langeveldt and Wavell Hinds cut through a fragile Middlesex batting order to set up a seven-wicket Derbyshire victory at the County Ground yesterday.
Monday 11 August 2008
Steven Davies cracked a century before Gareth Andrew and Gareth Batty ripped through Lancashire in a convincing 105-run win for Worcestershire in the NatWest Pro40 First Division yesterday. Davies hit three sixes and 12 fours in an 83-ball 103 not out that lifted the Royals to 189 for 5 in a match reduced to 25 overs at Old Trafford.
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