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NOV 20: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 20: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE big guns are out in force on Thursday for the European Tour’s glamour end-of-season showpiece in Dubai. World No.1 Rory McIlroy is looking to crown his most successful season and Order of Merit glory with victory in the DP Tour Championship where super Swede Henrik Stenson defends the title. Our man Ace Venturer has tipped […]

NOV 19: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 19: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE focus is again Stateside on Wednesday with plenty of NBA action leading the way. The busy fixture list features the team with the best record so far this season, Memphis Grizzlies. They’re in an East v West table-topping showdown as they travel to face Toronto Raptors. In the NHL there are a couple of matches, Philadelphia Flyers […]

NOV 18: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 18: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE relentless NBA schedule rolls on to Tuesday with another packed card throughout the night. There’s also plenty of ice hockey action with 11 NFL fixtures, including Eastern Metropolitan leaders Pittsburgh Penguins at Atlantic table-toppers Montreal Canadiens. On the tennis circuit it’s Challenger Tour and ITF games while the second cricket Test between Pakistan and New Zealand reaches day […]

International cricket: Australia search for World Cup seamer
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International cricket: Australia search for World Cup seamer

The Aussies’ South Africa series will be as fierce as the tournament that fast approaches

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NOV 7: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 7: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ACE VENTURER’S tip of Graeme McDowell (30-1) has made a storming start in Shanghai where he leads the field at the WGC HSBC Champions by two shots after the opening round. Mr Fixit plumped for Martin Kaymer (22-1) and the German is handily placed in a tie for second. Another of Ace’s picks, Henrik Stenson […]

NOV 6: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS
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NOV 6: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS

THE WGC Champions event tees off in Shanghai this morning and there’s a star-studded field vying for the prize. Our resident golf expert Ace Venturer has picked out his top tips (http://bit.ly/1vLtrTa) as the Race to Dubai Finals Series reaches the halfway stage. On the USPGA Tour, Nick Watney is favourite and available at 28-1 with Betfair for the Sanderson Farms […]

NOV 6: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 6: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE WGC-HSBC Champions event tees off in Shanghai this morning and there’s a star-studded field vying for the prize. Our resident golf expert Ace Venturer has picked out his top tips as the Race to Dubai Finals Series reaches the halfway stage. On the USPGA Tour, Nick Watney is favourite and available at 28-1 with Betfair for the Sanderson Farms Championship […]

NOV5: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS
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NOV5: SNOOKER AND OTHER SPORTS

  THE Rocket launches into action today when Ronnie O’Sullivan (4-11, Coral) takes on Stuart Bingham (13-5, Betfair) in the snooker Champion of Champions. In the other Group One match  Shaun Murphy (8-13, various) faces Marco Fu (11-8). World No.1 Judd Trump sealed a semi-final place in style yesterday with a 6-1 thumping of Mark […]

OCT 23: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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OCT 23: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

GOLF sees the McGladrey Classic this week at the Sea Island GC, Georgia and on the other side of the world it’s the Perth International. Ace Venturer put up his tips and reasoning the other day and here’s a reminder of them. All are from the States event except Bourdy. Put up any sports tips […]

OCT 21: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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OCT 21: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

NOT sure if there was a problem with the old sports thread but here’s a shiny new one in any case. It was another good weekend for Ace Venturer who had two places thanks to Webb Simpson and Brooks Koepka in the Shriners Hospital Open in the States. This week’s tips will be posted on […]

New Zealand v South Africa 1st ODI Betting: Kiwis could catch Saffers cold
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New Zealand v South Africa 1st ODI Betting: Kiwis could catch Saffers cold

Ed Hawkins previews the first of three contests between two eyecatching ODI sides at Mount Maunganui on Monday…

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India v West Indies Fourth ODI Betting: Tourists need toss to go their way
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India v West Indies Fourth ODI Betting: Tourists need toss to go their way

The ODI series is finely poised at 1-1 with two to go and Ed Hawkins expects batsmen to dominate in the penultimate contest at Dharamsala on Friday…

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Flintoff set for Aussie Big Bash T20 stint with the Brisbane Heat

Flintoff set for Aussie Big Bash T20 stint with the Brisbane Heat

Queensland side now 7/1 to produce a repeat of 2013 win with former England star set to join

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Ed Hawkins:  KP thrived on the rows, falling outs and clashes
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Ed Hawkins: KP thrived on the rows, falling outs and clashes

Our cricket correspondent argues that Kevin Pietersen needed to be disliked to be successful and his failure to recognise that brought his career to a premature end…

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India v West Indies Second ODI Betting: Delhi pitch to trouble batsmen
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India v West Indies Second ODI Betting: Delhi pitch to trouble batsmen

Ed Hawkins correctly predicted West Indies would put on a good show in the first game. He is less confident about a repeat on Saturday at the Kotla, where the bowlers could dominate…

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Can Giles and Chapple make Lancashire challengers again?

Can Giles and Chapple make Lancashire challengers again?

New coaching team priced at 11/4 to lead Lancs to County Championship Div 2 glory

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5 innings show why England will miss Kevin Pietersen

5 innings show why England will miss Kevin Pietersen

Oliver Yew decides to take a look back at the good times KP had with his country

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India v West Indies 1st ODI Betting: Hosts could be slow out of blocks
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India v West Indies 1st ODI Betting: Hosts could be slow out of blocks

Ed Hawkins, our cricket correspondent, reckons that the Kochi surface could help the tourists trouble the Indian batting on Wednesday…

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Kevin Pietersen: His top five moments in an England shirt
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Kevin Pietersen: His top five moments in an England shirt

With every new controversy, Kevin Pietersen’s international career recedes that little bit further into history and the release of his much anticipated autobiography may have finally ended any faint hopes of an England recall. 

Snappily titled, KP The Autobiography, the fall out has already started but it’s easy to forget that the international stage has lost one of its greatest players. Matt Harris picks out five of Pietersen’s best performances in an England shirt…

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India v West Indies ODI Series Betting: Are the Windies really so bad?
By October 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

India v West Indies ODI Series Betting: Are the Windies really so bad?

Ed Hawkins previews the five-match contest which begins in Kochi on Wednesday and finds it hard not to be tempted by the tourists

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