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Geoff Wragg: Trainer of Derby winner Teenoso dies aged 87

Derby-winning trainer Geoff Wragg has died at the age of 87. Wragg saddled jockey Lester Piggott’s ninth winner of the Epsom Classic, Teenoso, in 1983. And he nearly caused a Derby shock 23 years later when his 66-1 shot Dragon ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Stephen Wooldridge: Australian Olympic champion dies aged 39

Australian cyclist Stephen Wooldridge, an Olympic and world champion, has died aged 39. Wooldridge won team pursuit gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics and four world titles between 2002 and 2006. He held a number of administrative roles in the ...

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Tommy Carberry: Grand National-winning trainer and jockey dies aged 75

Tommy Carberry, who won the Grand National as a trainer and jockey, has died aged 75. Carberry, the father of jockeys Paul, Nina and Philip, was one of jump racing’s great figures. He won successive Cheltenham Gold Cups on L’Escargot ...

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Mercy Rimell: Champion Hurdle-winning trainer dies aged 98

Mercy Rimell, the first woman to train a Champion Hurdle winner, has died aged 98. With her late husband Fred, Rimell saddled the winners of a record-equalling four Aintree Grand Nationals – ESB, Nicolaus Silver, Gay Trip and Rag Trade. ...

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David 'Dandy' Nicholls: Former trainer dies aged 61

Recently retired racehorse trainer David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls has died aged 61. The former jockey took up training in 1992 and won a host of sprint races, both in the United Kingdom and France, becoming known as ‘the sprint king’. Among ...

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Zafar Ansari: Surrey and England all-rounder retires aged 25

Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari has retired from cricket at the age of 25, saying he has “other ambitions that I want to fulfil”. Ansari made his Test debut for England in October, against Bangladesh, before playing two Tests ...

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Tiger Woods: Reliving his incredible Masters win in 1997, aged just 21

Former 5 live golf correspondent Tony Adamson looks back at the Masters of 1997 when a 21-year-old Tiger Woods announced his arrival on the world stage as he won the tournament at Augusta by a record 12 shots to record ...

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Ronnie Moran: Former Liverpool captain and coach dies, aged 83

Former Liverpool captain and coach Ronnie Moran has died at the age of 83. Moran made 379 appearances for Liverpool between 1952 and 1966 and was the club’s longest-serving employee when he retired in 1998. He joined the coaching staff ...

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