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Gary Meenaghan

Brazil / UAE / Scotland
Freelance Sports Writer — Freelance
Covers:  football, formula one, tennis, rugby, golf, boxing, world cup, fifa, olympics, travel, sports
Doesn't Cover: cricket

Journalist. Mostly sports, often with Middle East angle. As published by The National, Bloomberg, Newsweek, AP, and others. Soon-to-be author. Falo português.

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Award-winning sports writer based between South America and the Middle East. Comfortable talking tyres, tennis, TKOs, goal-line technology, tricky birdie putts and plenty more. Covered three seasons of Formula One, two Fifa World Cups and myriad international sports events across the globe.

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@GMeenaghan — 1,783 followers, 6,820 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

@_JMcAuley @uaent2019 You and fans of Shabab Al Ahli Dubai must be some of the few people happy with Twitter’s increase to 280 characters.

Nov 16, 2017

This after jst two official friendlies, one against the Euro champions + one where he had to make-do with half a squad. Was Riyadh built in a day? #Bauza #Saudi

Nov 16, 2017

RT @DrMassicotte: Your kids are going to do things they shouldn’t. It helps if you married someone with a sense of humour.

Nov 15, 2017

@footynions What can he possibly expect? For sure, performances weren’t great, but Riyadh wasn’t built in a day.

Nov 15, 2017

Many rumours flying around that Edgardo #Bauza has been sacked by #Saudi Arabia. Federation response: “Not true”. As you were. #WC2018

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Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) Award

2012 - Beat Writing 30,000 - 75,000
Open to all publications that subscribe and have paid their dues for the Associated Press wire service, the APSE awards is a US-based contest that judges sports writing. In 2013, I placed second overall for my coverage of the 2012 Formula One season.