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The greatest climb in cycling – why Alpe d'Huez is called 'cycling's Wembley'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Find out why the Tour de France’s Alpe d’Huez stage is known as “the greatest climb in cycling”. BBC Sport – Cycling

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'One of the greatest in sport history' – tributes to 'inspirational' Bannister

Media playback is not supported on this device Sir Roger Bannister, who died on Saturday at the age of 88, has been described as “one of the greatest inspirational figures in the history of British sport”. He secured his place ...

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'My greatest achievement' – Froome hails famous double as Vuelta win looms

Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year’s race. Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto ...

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Wimbledon: John McEnroe on the greatest match at SW19

As the BBC celebrates 90 years of covering Wimbledon, three-time champion John McEnroe talks to Sue Barker about his tantrums, Andy Murray’s success and the greatest Wimbledon match in history. Watch Sue Barker: Our Wimbledon at 17:20 BST on Sunday ...

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Wimbledon: Andy Murray's maiden win at All England Club named greatest moment

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, ...

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Ice men: Why are Finns so fast, and who do you think is the greatest?

An interesting bunch, the Finns. For starters, the Finnish word for computer translates as “knowledge machine”, while a Finn in a bad mood would be moping around like “a bear shot in the backside”. Perhaps most pleasingly of all, a ...

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Masters 2017: Five greatest shots at Augusta

BBC Sport delves into the Masters archive to relive five of the greatest shots ever played at Augusta. Watch coverage of the 2017 Masters live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs and online from Saturday. Listen live on Radio ...

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'Best display, greatest result' – why Belgium win dwarfs Wales' other achievements

Media playback is not supported on this device If Hal Robson-Kanu’s winner in Wales’ Euro 2016 opener against Slovakia was the scuff of dreams, his goal in the quarter-final victory over Belgium was the swivel that turned Welsh football on ...

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The greatest international team ever?

Which team can claim to be the greatest international side of all time? It is a question that has long seemed impossible to answer, since players from different decades can never face each other at their peaks. Add in an ...

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Greatest baseball mouth moments after Yankees, Mets dip ban

Charles Krupa/AP Boston Red Sox’s Jonny Gomes with a solid spit. Whether it was his dramatic display of dip that propelled his team to victory, that is for history to decide. One week into the chewing tobacco ban at Yankees ...

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