Can sporting triumphs raise the mood of the nation?… Today’s Debate

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  • No prizes for guessing which sporting triumph we’re talking about today! After a bitter fight in blistering temperatures of up to 40 degrees on Centre Court, Andy Murray finally scooped the coveted Wimbledon trophy – trumping world No.1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets of 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.
    It’s been a long time coming – but yesterday history was made! Whether you follow tennis or not, there’s no denying Murray’s talent and determination. The sheer physicality of yesterday’s match was a spectacle to behold so we challenge anyone not to feel inspired by it.
    Doesn’t it feel like the Olympics golden glow is back today? The sense of pride that a great British win like this can inspire in all of us has made us wonder whether sporting triumphs really can raise the mood of the nation.
    What do you think? Has Murray’s win lifted your spirits? Or do you think we just enjoy jumping on the victory bandwagon? Perhaps you missed it all and enjoyed the glorious Sunday sunshine instead?

    Tell us how you felt about Murray’s win in our forums now or comment in the box below.

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