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Giro d'Italia: Chris Froome can still win title despite deficit, says Sir Dave Brailsford

Chris Froome can still win the Giro d’Italia despite being three minutes off the pace going into the final week, says Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford. The British four-time Tour de France winner had a difficult first two weeks ...

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Andy Nash: ECB must 'unify game' or face breakaway, says former director

The England and Wales Cricket Board must “re-establish trust” and unify the game or face a breakaway movement, says former director Andy Nash. Nash resigned in March after learning that Glamorgan were given £2.5m in exchange for not applying to ...

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England will be tired at World Cup, says ex-boss Eriksson

England will face problems with fatigue at the World Cup in Russia, says former manager Sven-Goran Eriksson. Eriksson, who led England to three major tournaments, regularly called for the Premier League to have a winter break during his five years ...

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Froome says Giro gap is 'too big' but expects to peak for Tour de France

Chris Froome says his bid to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently is not “likely” after crashes hampered his first week in the Giro d’Italia. The Team Sky rider wants to add the Giro to the Tour de France ...

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Epsom Derby: Saxon Warrior could be aimed at Triple Crown, says Aidan O'Brien

Investec Derby Date: Saturday 2 June Venue: Epsom Time: 16:30 BST Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 live British racing’s Triple Crown is a target for 2,000 Guineas winner Saxon Warrior, says trainer Aidan O’Brien. The son of Deep Impact ...

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Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton says he is 'punching below his weight' this season

Spanish Grand Prix on the BBC Venue: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Date: 11-13 May Coverage: Practice sessions and race on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; qualifying on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport ...

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Goodwood: British Horseracing Authority says violence 'casts sport in a poor light'

Violent brawls at Goodwood racecourse on Saturday “casts the sport in a poor light”, horse racing chiefs have said. Around 50 people were involved in “multiple altercations” that left four people seriously injured. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and Racecourse ...

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Ladies European Tour: Melissa Reid says players need part-time jobs to make living

Some Ladies European Tour players are having to take part-time jobs because “it’s pretty much impossible” to make a living otherwise, says Melissa Reid. The LET has 14 scheduled events this year – a situation Reid, who joined the Tour ...

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Simon says: Yates' Giro d'Italia stage-by-stage guide

Britain’s Chris Froome starts the 101st edition of the Giro d’Italia looking to become just the third rider to win three successive Grand Tours. The Team Sky rider won his fourth Tour de France title last July and followed that ...

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Equality in sport: Female golfer Lowri Roberts says policy at Cottrell Park is discriminatory

A woman is considering legal action because she claims her golf club is discriminating against her on gender grounds. Lowri Roberts says women are no longer allowed to play in prime Saturday morning slots at Cottrell Park Golf Resort, Cardiff. ...

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