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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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BLOOD sport loving Theresa May is straining at the leash to revive fox hunting in England and Wales.
May focuses not upon descriptions of fox-hunting, but rather upon criticisms of the cruelty of this blood sport and its aristocratic enthusiasts.
"Paolo needs you to understand that he in no way supports fox hunting or any other type of animal blood sports.
It came as the Irish Council Against Blood Sports called for a Garda investigation into allegations the Westmeath Foxhounds club threw a live fox to a pack of hounds to be savagely torn into pieces.
Eden Robinson's second novel, Blood Sports, and Richard Wagamese's third novel, Dream Wheels, form part of 2006's contribution.
Blood sports gave moral offence to many, and produced an unconvincing justification for the landed monopoly's exclusion of the people from thousands of acres of 'waste' moorland in upland Britain, to which access has only recently been 'restored'.
Blood Sports Eden Robinson McClelland and Stewart 288 pages, hardcover ISBN 0771076045
Dear Editor, - Kate Hoey MP, a Countryside Alliance member and ardent supporter of blood sports, is no example to children when it comes to cruelty.
But not even her beauty could save her from the wrath of the Irish Council Against Blood Sports.
It is where factory farming meets blood sports. Animal Aid is calling for a Dutch-style ban on the production of game birds to be shot for sport.
RSPCA representatives from across the country will later converge on 10 Downing Street and present Prime Minister Tony Blair with the banners calling for the end to blood sports.
It is peopled with fearful raiders, savage slavers, and warlords who seek young women for their harems and use humans in blood sports. The fauna is strange indeed--predatory warlags, glacier worms that hunt hibernating creatures, and six-legged gnus used as beasts of burden.