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Mary Reveley: Pioneering former racehorse trainer dies aged 76

Britain’s winning-most female trainer Mary Reveley has died aged 76. The pioneering former flat and jumps trainer, based in North Yorkshire, saddled more than 2,000 winners across her distinguished career. Reveley died of a suspected heart attack at her family’s ...

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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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Roberto Pavoni: European Championship silver medallist retires aged 25

European Championship silver medallist and 2012 Olympian Roberto Pavoni has retired from swimming. He came second in the 400m individual medley in the 2014 European Championships in Berlin, also taking bronze in the 200m individual medley. Pavoni also reached three ...

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Forbes Carlile: Swimming coach and Australia's oldest Olympian dies aged 95

Australia’s oldest Olympian, Forbes Carlile, has died aged 95. Carlile became the youngest Olympic coach when he led the Australian swimming team at the 1948 London Games at the age of 27. He was the first person to represent Australia ...

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