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Katie Ledecky breaks own world record on pro debut

Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky broke her own 1500m freestyle world record by five seconds in her first professional race. The American, 21, finished in 15 minutes 20.48 seconds to win the Pro Swim Series in Indianapolis, beating her previous ...

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Buttler matches Sehwag's IPL record to lead Royals to another win

Indian Premier League, Mumbai: Mumbai Indians 168-6 (20 overs): Lewis 60*, Archer 2-16 Rajasthan Royals 171-3 (18 overs): Buttler 94*, Rahane 37 Rajasthan Royals won by seven wickets Scorecard. Table Jos Buttler struck an unbeaten 94 to lead Rajasthan Royals ...

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Salah breaks record as Liverpool secure top-four spot

Mohamed Salah set a new Premier League scoring record as Liverpool sealed a place in next season’s Champions League with an empathic victory over Brighton, and manager Jurgen Klopp believes the forward can “still improve so much”. It was an ...

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'You just start laughing – everything was going in': Simpson equals Sawgrass record

The Players Championship, second-round leaderboard -15 W Simpson (US); -10 P Cantlay (US), C Schwartzel (SA), D Lee (NZ); -9 C Hadley (US), C Howell III (US), A Noren (Swe); -8 J Day (Aus), S Stricker (US), X Schauffele (US) ...

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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's 34-year-old set record

World number one Rafael Nadal broke John McEnroe’s 34-year-old record for successive set wins on a single surface as he moved into the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open. Nadal, 31, beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 on clay to take ...

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Jockey Club horse racing posts record annual turnover

The Jockey Club, which operates 15 racecourses, including Aintree, Sandown Park, Cheltenham and Newmarket, has posted record annual turnover for 2017. Revenues were £201.1m, up 5.2% on 2016, with operating profits before prize money also up, to £44.8m from £43.4m. ...

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Nadal wins record 40th straight clay court set to reach Barcelona quarters

World number one Rafael Nadal eased past Spanish compatriot Guillermo Garcia Lopez to reach the Barcelona Open quarter-finals. The defending champion came through 6-1 6-3 to extend his Open era record to 40 consecutive sets won on clay. The 31-year-old, ...

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Watch: Farah breaks British record in elite men's race

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Watch as Mo Farah crosses the line to finish third and set a new British record time in the elite men’s race. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Farah breaks British record as he finishes third at London Marathon

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Mo Farah finished third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the race for a third time. Farah kept pace with the leaders for ...

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London Marathon could be hottest on record

Media playback is not supported on this device Date: Sunday, 22 April Start times (BST): Elite wheelchair (08:55), World Para-athletics Marathon World Cup (09:00), Elite Women (09:15), Elite Men & Mass start (10:00) Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, Red ...

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