England (23) – France (20)
A spirited performance by England was enough to overcome a young, hungry France who looked to overcome history to keep their hopes of winning the six nations alive. An early try from French scrum half Antoine Dupon was a statement of intent – the French were desperate to win this one.
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Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea handed Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool a fifth straight home defeat at Anfield – something that has not happened to Liverpool since the club was formed in 1892. A solid, well-coached Chelsea side came out of the gates strong against an out of form Liverpool and scored just before the half. The spectacular solo effort from Mason Mount was enough to win the game for the visitors who spent the rest of the game defending Liverpool’s front three – who slowly ran out of ideas to break down Chelsea as the game went on.
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The American Dream, to make it in the U.S.A, is something people have been doing for centuries. Now, a handful of British teenagers are heading across the Atlantic to do the same with their very own basketball aspirations.
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Nikola Jokic has shown the world his classy and elite skill-set during the current NBA playoffs at the most pressurised and toughest stage of the NBA season. Everyone could see the 7ft Serb had potential after coming third in the 2016 rookie of the year award voting but many did not expect Jokic, now 25, to be carrying the Denver Nuggets to a conference final vs a Lebron and AD’s Lakers team. This has led many to believe that Jokic is the best Center in the NBA – and possibly the greatest passing center of all time.
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It’s been a little over a week since I got back from one of the, in my eyes, craziest trips I have ever been on – walking the Camino de Santiago from a small town in Southern France to Santiago de Compostela in the North West of Spain.
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In Stratford, East London, London Lions, one of the two professional basketball teams in London, play every other week. After the Olympics ended the Lions made the Copper Box, used for handball at the Olympics, their permanent home. Now, eight years later the club is thriving and attracting fans from around London.
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The brand new podcast from the writers of cultivationuk.com, a youth and popular culture website founded on sport, music and much more. Tune in each week to hear our dedicated writers discuss anything and everything surrounding youth culture.
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‘Video Assistant Referee’ has had many mixed reactions since it’s implementation in a number of Europe’s top leagues. Yet, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has recently announced that VAR will be used at Russia 2018 – a tournament already surrounded in controversy. Will VAR spoil our beautiful game, do we need it?
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In the current boxing climate where it is the norm for fighters to attack each other with an array of verbal abuse before their fights – Anthony Joshua is an anomaly.
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The North American League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) is having a major change next year. Riot Games has announced that they would implement franchising into the North American LCS. What does this mean?
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Going into this year’s highly anticipated World Cup in Russia, there have been a number of recurring problems that are often being brought up time and time again. Will there be a problem with Russian Hooligans? Will there be racist attacks much like those that have occurred in Russian league games? While others have been quick to suggest that the 2018 World Cup will be one that will go down in history, and not for the wrong reasons, but as a thrilling, memorable celebration of football.
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Basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK, basketball is now the second most popular sport in the UK for teenagers and the number of people picking up the sport is growing rapidly.
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By Connor Owen
Amidst the recent controversy of NFL players opting to ‘take a knee’ during the American national anthem, CULTIVATION UK examines the significance of this brave act of defiance.
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The Golden State Warriors looked unbeatable last season and are now adding more talent to their already packed roster such as veteran guard Nick Young. Other teams in the NBA have now started to respond by making big moves for players themselves in an effort to take down a Warriors team who have dominated the NBA the last few years.
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