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Thistlecrack to miss rest of the season with stress fracture

Thistlecrack will miss the rest of the season, including March’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, with a stress fracture. The 2016 King George VI Chase winner only returned to racing in December after 10 months out with a leg injury. The Colin ...

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Laura Muir begins indoor season with 3,000m gold medal

Double European Indoor champion Laura Muir got 2018 off to a winning start with a 3,000m gold medal at the Scottish Championships on Sunday. The 24-year-old, who will not be competing at the Commonwealth Games in April because it clashes ...

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Game of the season? Bosses praise 'thrilling' Arsenal-Liverpool encounter

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsene Wenger praised the “creative force” on show in what proved an enthralling contest as his Arsenal side drew 3-3 with Liverpool. Arsenal trailed 2-0, but took the lead as Alexis Sanchez, ...

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Cameron Bancroft: Australia opener joins Somerset for 2018 county season

Somerset have signed Australia opener Cameron Bancroft as an overseas player for the 2018 county season. The 25-year-old has played all three Tests in the current Ashes series and saw Australia to victory in the opening game in Brisbane with ...

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Leading chaser Douvan ruled out for season

Leading chaser Douvan is to miss the whole of the jump racing season. Douvan was unbeaten in 13 races from 13 starts after joining Irish trainer Willie Mullins, until he was seventh in March’s Queen Mother Champion Chase at the ...

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European Tour's Tour Championship: Matthew Fitzpatrick leads season finale

Tour Championship, second-round leaderboard -10 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -9 T Hatton (Eng); -8 J Rose (Eng), J Suri (US), K Aphibarnrat (Tha); -7 J Rahm (Spa), S Kjeldsen (Den), P Dunne (Ire), S Hend (NZ), P Reed (US) Selected others: ...

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Toro Rosso retain Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for 2018 F1 season

Toro Rosso have confirmed they will retain drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for the 2018 Formula 1 season. Frenchman Gasly made his debut in Malaysia last month after Daniil Kvyat had been dropped by the team, while New Zealander ...

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Bradley Neil happy to avoid Q-school on way to debut season on European Tour

Bypassing the stresses and strains of qualifying school is something Bradley Neil is not taking for granted. The recent graduate to the European Tour is delighted his top 15 finish in the 2017 Challenge Tour rankings means he can watch ...

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Massa to retire from F1 after this season

Felipe Massa is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of this season. The Brazilian intended to quit F1 at the end of 2016 but returned to Williams after Valtteri Bottas moved to Mercedes following the retirement of world ...

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Kyrgios and Berdych to miss rest of season

Australian Nick Kyrgios will not play again this season because of a recurring hip injury. The 22-year-old world number 20 originally suffered the problem at Queen’s in June. “I am shutting down my season to make sure I can rehab ...

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