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Royal Ascot 2018: Michael Stoute sets record as Poet's Word beats Cracksman

Sir Michael Stoute became the all-time leading Royal Ascot trainer as Poet’s Word shocked strong favourite Cracksman in the Prince of Wales’ Stakes. The 11-2 chance, ridden by James Doyle, was a clear victor from last year’s Champion Stakes winner ...

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Fever-Tree Championships 2018: Stan Wawrinka beaten by Sam Querry at Queen's

2018 Fever-Tree Championships on the BBC Venue: Queen’s Club, London Dates: 18-24 June Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app. Stan Wawrinka failed to convert 12 break points ...

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Royal Ascot 2018: Frankie Dettori rides treble on Without Parole, Calyx and Monarchs Glen

Frankie Dettori rode an opening day Royal Ascot treble for trainer John Gosden led by victory in the St James’s Palace Stakes on Without Parole. The 9-4 favourite, a son of the legendary Frankel, saw off Gustav Klimt, with Wootton ...

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Queen's 2018: Would technology temper the tennis outbursts?

Fingers jabbing towards umpires, angry words and racquet smashing are familiar sights on the tennis court. On Sunday, Britain’s Johanna Konta was the latest player to vent her fury over a line call, shouting at an umpire while playing in ...

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World Cup 2018: Germany 'crestfallen' as shock Mexico defeat is called 'embarrassing'

Media playback is not supported on this device It was a defeat that left Germany “crestfallen”, was described as an ’embarrassment’ by the country’s media and even triggered an earth tremor, such were the celebrations in Mexico. World Cup holders ...

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Royal Ascot 2018 preview: From Cracksman and Dettori to Coolmore and Godolphin

Royal Ascot 2018 Date: Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 June Venue: Ascot racecourse Times: 14:30-17:35 BST, feature race 16:20 Coverage: Updates on BBC Radio 5 live; live text commentary on BBC Sport website While football’s top players take centre stage ...

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Women's Tour: Denmark's Amalie Dideriksen wins stage four for first victory of 2018

Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen timed her sprint to perfection to win stage four of the Women’s Tour in Worcester – her first individual victory of 2018. The Boels-Dolmans rider crossed the line ahead of Lotta Lepisto and 2014 champion Marianne Vos, ...

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World Cup 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Portugal and Spain draw 3-3

Media playback is not supported on this device Cristiano Ronaldo produced one of the great World Cup performances as his dramatic late free-kick earned Portugal a draw with Spain in a classic encounter in Sochi. The Real Madrid forward’s 88th ...

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Royal Ascot 2018: Full race schedule

Royal Ascot 2018 Date: 19-23 June Feature race: 16:20 BST each day Coverage: Live text commentary on BBC Sport website; updates on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio Berkshire. The five-day Royal Ascot meeting from 19-23 June includes six ...

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World Cup 2018: Julen Lopetegui's sacking by Spain prompts tears and regret

“I’d like to leave this press conference now because it’s like we’re at a funeral, but we’re starting a World Cup tomorrow, which is a fantastic event.” That’s how Spain captain Sergio Ramos attempted to put a full stop on ...

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