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Peter Walwyn: Former champion trainer dies at 84

Former champion trainer Peter Walwyn has died at the age of 84. Walwyn enjoyed success with Grundy, which won the Derby at Epsom in 1975 as well as the Irish Derby and Irish 2000 Guineas. Grundy went on to defeat ...

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Sauber: F2 champion Charles Leclerc to drive alongside Marcus Ericsson

Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc will drive for the Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber team next season alongside Sweden’s Marcus Ericsson. Ericsson retains his seat despite failing to score a point in 2017. The promotion of 20-year-old Ferrari protege Leclerc, who is ...

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From drug addict to long jump world champion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] How South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become long jump world champion. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Liam Phillips: Former BMX world champion retires from the sport

Britain’s former BMX world champion Liam Phillips has retired from the sport after failing to recover from “career ending” injuries. The 28-year-old injured his hand and wrist in a crash in February. Phillips became world champion in 2013, was a ...

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Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost ...

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Murphy wins Champion of Champions final after O'Sullivan fightback

Shaun Murphy saw off a comeback from Ronnie O’Sullivan to win the Champion of Champions event in Coventry. Trailing 9-5, O’Sullivan won three consecutive frames to reduce the deficit but Murphy, 35, took the 18th frame to win 10-8. O’Sullivan ...

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Champion of Champions: Ronnie O'Sullivan and Shaun Murphy to meet in final

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Shaun Murphy will meet in Sunday’s Champion of Champions final at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. O’Sullivan recorded his 900th career century break on Friday night as he beat Anthony Hamilton 6-2 in the first semi-final. Murphy joined him ...

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Lewis Hamilton: Where does 2017 champion rank among greats?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Radio 5 live commentator Jack Nicholls asks where Lewis Hamilton ranks among the Formula 1 greats. BBC Sport – Formula 1

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Jemima Sumgong: Four-year doping ban for Olympic marathon champion

Olympic marathon winner Jemima Sumgong has been banned for four years after her claim she was taking EPO for an ectopic pregnancy was rejected. Sumgong told a Kenyan law court she was given the banned substance in hospital, but her ...

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Manon Carpenter: Ex-world champion happy with retirement decision

Media playback is not supported on this device Manon Carpenter says she is enjoying mountain biking again after her shock retirement from downhill racing in the summer. The 2014 world champion Carpenter, 24, walked away after admitting she no longer ...

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