Saturday, 20th April 2019
SPORTS & LEISURE Article
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This Month's Magazine

SPORTS

A newsround of events this last month.

Capello fits bill perfectly for England
Fabio Capello's appointment as England coach has been met with a predictable mixture of delight and despair.
Delight, not least within the Football Association, that the "world-class coach" promised after the Steve McClaren fiasco has been delivered so spectacularly. Despair because that coach is Italian not English - a signal of the paucity of home-grown candidates suitable for the job.

O'Sullivan fires 147 to pip Selby
Ronnie O'Sullivan fired a maximum 147 break in the final frame to seal a superb comeback 9-8 win over Mark Selby in their UK Championship semi-final.
Murray wins British tennis award
Andy Murray has been named the British male player of the year, while BBC Sport columnist Anna Fitzpatrick is the female junior player of 2007.
Murray won the men's category in the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) awards, voted for by members of the public.


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Dogged Arthur retains WBO title
Scotland's Alex Arthur won a brutal clash against Steve Foster at the Meadowbank Arena to retain his interim WBO super featherweight title.
In a pulsating bout, Arthur survived an 11th-round knockdown which threatened to rob him of his title

Thanou could sue over Jones medal
Katerina Thanou will consider suing the International Olympic Committee if it refuses to award her Marion Jones' 100m gold medal from the Sydney Olympics. Jones has been stripped of her five medals from 2000 but the IOC is yet to decide how to reallocate them.



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