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Andrew Thornton: Jump jockey wins at final race meeting before retirement

Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Andrew Thornton enjoyed the perfect send-off to his riding career with a victory at Uttoxeter on Wednesday. The 45-year-old, who is retiring after 28 years, claimed his 1,007th win aboard even-money favourite Amirr in the ...

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I can play at higher level than before pregnancy – Williams

French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. American Serena Williams believes she can play even better than she ...

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Ireland impress in inaugural Test before Pakistan rally

Only Test, Malahide, Dublin (day two of five) Pakistan 268-6 (76 overs): Shafiq 62, Faheem 61*, Shadad 52* Ireland: Yet to bat Scorecard Ireland restricted Pakistan to 268-6 as they made an encouraging start to life in Test cricket at ...

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'Achievements crumbling before my eyes' – 'traumatised' Kiprop vows to fight

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he is “traumatised” after failing a drugs test and will “fight” to prove his innocence. Kenya’s three-time world champion, 28, tested positive for EPO after an out-of-competition test in November 2017. Kiprop was ...

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Froome crashes hours before start of Giro

Britain’s Chris Froome has crashed during practice for Friday’s first stage of the Giro d’Italia. The 32-year-old, who is aiming to become the third rider to win a third successive Grand Tour, was on a recce for the 9.7km time ...

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Michael Goolaerts: Cyclist suffered cardiac arrest before Paris-Roubaix crash

Media playback is not supported on this device Michael Goolaerts, who died on Sunday, suffered cardiac arrest while riding, causing his crash at Paris-Roubaix. The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider, 23, was found unconscious and not breathing after falling on a cobbled ...

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I wanted LA Galaxy move before Man Utd – Ibrahimovic

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he wanted to join the Major League Soccer side two years ago, before signing for Manchester United. Ibrahimovic joined the Los Angles club last week after the mutual termination of his Old Trafford contract. ...

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Tiger Woods calls himself 'a walking miracle' before Masters appearance

Former world number one Tiger Woods has called himself a “walking miracle” as he prepares to compete in the Masters for the first time since 2015. The 14-time major champion had spinal fusion surgery last April – his fourth back ...

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Andy Murray: Former world number one to play Libema Open before Wimbledon

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will play at the Libema Open in the Netherlands this June – his first event since hip surgery in January. The grass-court tournament in Rosmalen – formerly known as the Ricoh Open – will take ...

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Andy Murray: Former world number one to play Libema Open before Wimbledon

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will play at the Libema Open in the Netherlands this June – his first event since hip surgery in January. The grass-court tournament in Rosmalen – formerly known as the Ricoh Open – will take ...

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