sporting chance

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sporting chance

A very good possibility (of achieving success). I've seen him practice, and there's a sporting chance he'll win the competition.
See also: chance, sporting

sporting chance

a reasonably good chance. If you hurry, you have a sporting chance of catching the bus. The firm has only a sporting chance of getting the export order.
See also: chance, sporting

a sporting chance

some possibility of success.
See also: chance, sporting

a ˌsporting ˈchance

a reasonable chance of success: I know it’s going to be tough, but I think I’m in with a sporting chance of winning. OPPOSITE: not have a cat in hell’s chance
See also: chance, sporting
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Liz Jones, customer relations officer at Hill Care, said: "We are delighted that Sporting Chance will be coming to the Gables and offering men over 50 an opportunity to exercise and socialise.
He said: "Asda's Sporting Chance programme has been running now for a few years and we are delighted to have Elin allocated to our store this year.
I was coming into my best during that period last year when the team was playing well, but I had to go into the Sporting Chance Clinic for three weeks and that was hard for me because I lost a bit of sharpness during that time.
Now in its fourth year, Sporting Chance last year saw nearly 90,000 youngsters take part in the scheme.
Now in its fourth successive year, Sporting Chance will give young and old across the UK access to more than 100,000 free sporting sessions throughout the school holidays.
dollar - but it cost a million-dollar balloon a sporting chance at the big goal.
Sporting Chance program participants learned a variety of new skills, including how to play basketball and tennis, jump rope, and run track.
I WISH to give a special mention to the staff of the Sporting Chance Over 50s club.
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The Asda Sporting Chance scheme offers free activities to families during school holidays - with 89,000 having already taken part.
More than 89,000 families across the UK took up free sessions last year through the Sporting Chance scheme, which is now in its fourth year.