Thursday, September 21The Voice of London

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US Presidential Elections bets: go big or go home

US Presidential Elections bets: go big or go home

News, UK, World
The US Presidential election is coming to an end, and although Brexit is happening, seems like British still have some quid to spare. Who's betting on who, and what are the odds? Reporter: Abigail Megan Widya | Sub-editor: Maria Llamas Counting down the hours to find out who's the 45th President of the United States, some people intensify their excitements by putting a bet or two. On bet365 Twitter poll, Hillary Clinton seems to have the upper hand by 10%. Similarly, on The Ladbrokes website the odds are for a close result, with the winning percentage between 0-5% at 11/8 for Secretary of State Clinton and 11/2 for Mr Trump.   Those playing bets are not joking around either. Even though Brexit is happening and the country's economy is still uncertain, British have p...
Ireland vs New Zealand – History Men

Ireland vs New Zealand – History Men

News, Sport, World, World
Ireland beat New Zealand yesterday 40-29, handing the Irish their very first win over the All Blacks in 111 years. Reporter: Sajid Hassan | Sub-editor: Alex Zendra New Zealand, widely considered the best national rugby team for some years now have been humbled by an Irish team who ended their 18 test match winning streak in Chicago – of all places(!) Days earlier, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series against the Cleveland Indians, winning the hard way coming from 3-1 down. While the Cubs waited 108 years for silverware, Joe Schmidt’s Ireland side made their intentions clear, dominating possession and ending the first half leading 25-8. With consistent kicking from Johnny Sexton and a strong offence from the Irish forwards, New Zealand weren’t allowed to get themselves in the game.
Should there be drug testing for grassroot amateur athletes?

Should there be drug testing for grassroot amateur athletes?

Boxing, News, Sport, UK, Uncategorized, World
Amateur athletes are neglected when it comes to drug testing, and are not monitored opposed to their professional counterparts Reporter: Alex Zendra | Subbed: Sajid Hassan Drug testing in professional sporting industries is mandatory, but for amateur athletes such as runners, sprinters and boxers testing is non-existent below Olympic level competition. The United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD) focus their efforts mainly on Olympic sporting competition. In Amateur boxing in England and the UK there are no mandatory drug tests carried out to its athletes. Speaking exclusively to Voice of London, Gordon Valentine, the National Compliance manager for England Boxing, said: “UK anti-doping tend to put all their resources into elite and professional boxing … Due to resource issue testing at a
As ‘The Jungle’ camp is demolished London councils step in to help

As ‘The Jungle’ camp is demolished London councils step in to help

News, Politics, UK, Uncategorized, World, World
Hammersmith and Fulham Council has revealed to the Voice of London it will settle 15 children from Calais camp. But are other councils doing enough? Reporter: Shingirai Mupfupi | Sub-editor: Abigail Megan Widya The Council has already settled five children and is currently waiting for the other 10 children to be allocated to them by Home Office. Hammersmith and Fulham Council spokesman told Voice of London that the council had signed up to settle 15 children. It has already settled five children and is currently waiting for the other 10 children to be allocated to them by Home Office. On its website it states: “The government has promised to help these children. So we’re saying loud and clear that we’re ready and waiting for the Home Office to do the right thing.” Many Bri
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