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Billy Brake
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An English Literature and History student at the University of Edinburgh. Mostly write about sport, dabble in other areas too. If, for some odd reason you're interested, my social media accounts are below - my Twitter is mostly football, beware. Twitter: @billy_brake. Instagram: @billymerlinbrake
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Am I the only person this annoyed by the whole thing?

McGregor vs Mayweather: The Peak of Sporting Greed?

Am I the only person this annoyed by the whole thing?

A look ahead to the upcoming test series between the two heayweights.

Previewing New Zealand v British and Irish Lions

A look ahead to the upcoming test series between the two heayweights.

A weekend spent well in Manchester's Heaton Park.

Review: Parklife 2017

A weekend spent well in Manchester's Heaton Park.

Without telling his club, Coulibaly fled to London. His reason being that he was “treated like a slave” by the Cairo side.

The footballer that fled Egypt after being treated 'like a slave'

Without telling his club, Coulibaly fled to London. His reason being that he was “treated like a slave” by the Cairo side.

Somewhat unsurprisingly.

Trump takes credit for Qatar's isolation

Somewhat unsurprisingly.

Maxmine Hamou's loss to Pablo Cuevas was followed by an interview he will want to forget...

Sexual Harassment at the French Open shows gender equality still isn't a reality in sport

Maxmine Hamou's loss to Pablo Cuevas was followed by an interview he will want to forget...

Is a Juventus-Real final on the cards? Or will underdogs win through?

The 2016/17 Champions League: which of the final four will triumph?

Is a Juventus-Real final on the cards? Or will underdogs win through?

Sevens Rugby is growing, so we spoke to ex-England Sevens star Mat Turner about what makes sevens special.

Why Get Into Sevens Rugby: former England international Mat Turner talks sevens

Sevens Rugby is growing, so we spoke to ex-England Sevens star Mat Turner about what makes sevens special.

In terms of those aspiring to the Olympic motto of of ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’, none do so more than competitors of the triple jump.

Here's why the triple jump is the sport most likely to create 'super athletes'

In terms of those aspiring to the Olympic motto of of ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’, none do so more than competitors of the triple jump.

What's better than a good comeback? Here are some of the world's best.

10 of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time

What's better than a good comeback? Here are some of the world's best.

The documentary follows West Ham's departure from the Boleyn Ground.

Interview: Paul Crompton, director of new West Ham documentary Iron Men

The documentary follows West Ham's departure from the Boleyn Ground.

Has Liverpool's poor recent form doomed their season? Two of our writers have their say...

Has Liverpool's Season Failed?

Has Liverpool's poor recent form doomed their season? Two of our writers have their say...

After breaking numerous records, the United captain should stand in the pantheon of the game's great players.

Wayne Rooney's record should make him a footballing legend - so why doesn't it?

After breaking numerous records, the United captain should stand in the pantheon of the game's great players.

Some of the biggest rivalries in Motorsport past and present, from the classics to the present day face-offs..

Forumla One Rivalries: Old and New

Some of the biggest rivalries in Motorsport past and present, from the classics to the present day face-offs..

Meryl Streep's snobbish comments on MMA are as surprising as they are unnecessary.

Meryl Streep slammed MMA during her Golden Globes speech

Meryl Streep's snobbish comments on MMA are as surprising as they are unnecessary.

Bolt is frequently cited as the best track athlete of all time. But what next?

What next for Usain Bolt?

Bolt is frequently cited as the best track athlete of all time. But what next?

The greatest footballing derbies are littered with political undertones, violent incidents and great origin stories. 

The 11 greatest derbies in football

The greatest footballing derbies are littered with political undertones, violent incidents and great origin stories. 

New balance have responded to accusations that they actively support Donal Trump. 

New Balance have made it clear they don’t support Trump

New balance have responded to accusations that they actively support Donal Trump. 

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