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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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Any suspected wildlife persecution can be reported to Ban Bloodsports on Yorkshire's Moors at www.stoptheshoot.com/contact-us/
A number of netizens are against the bloodsports. Some were even disappointed that the family has to kill animals to have fun.
CAMPAIGNERS against fox hunting hailed victory yesterday as Theresa May ditched plans to bring back the bloodsport.
The explorer, who 15 years ago marched to back the bloodsport, will say in a speech at the party's conference: "I believed - and I still do - that those in the countryside need to stand up and ensure that Government recognises its needs.
Big hit Trash ignited the crowd, but the the band threw in rare, never before played and Bloodsports tracks.
"Add to this the thousands of tons of lead shot discarded into the countryside every year and you've got a bloodsport that takes some beating in terms of cruelty, callousness, waste and environmental destruction."
As for Ms Hoey saying that she wants to get city people involved in the countryside, let me just remind her that the majority of shooters and hunters are already town and city dwellers, so where does she get the idea that shooters and bloodsports enthusiasts are just country folk?
SIR - Mair Hughes (letters, March 7) asks how many jobs will be lost in my constituency by the bloodsports ban.
No surprise here your readers may think until one delves into the background of bloodsports. Aside from all the cruelty, mayhem and havoc inherent in hunting, to support the pastime merely because apologists claim it to be part of our tradition is truly naive.
THE director of the Moorland Association has hit back at protests by Ban Bloodsports on Yorkshire's Moors, after two owls were shot dead near Holmfirth.
BLOODSPORTS fan Theresa May's continued support for fox hunting reveals a cruel streak in a traditional Tory who is out of touch.
Nearly every Suede B-side will feature on the CD version including, for the first time, the three Bloodsports era singles and all 2013 releases.