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Rhododendron wins Lockinge Stakes in photo finish

Favourite Rhododendron beat Lightning Spear by a short head to become the first filly since Red Evie in 2007 to win the Group One Lockinge Stakes. It was a thrilling climax, with the Aidan O’Brien-trained four-year-old given the win following ...

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Giro d'Italia: Elia Viviani wins stage 13 as Simon Yates retains lead

Italian sprinter Elia Viviani took his third stage win at the Giro d’Italia as Simon Yates kept his overall lead. Viviani had endured a miserable day on Thursday but outkicked his rivals as the 180km stage to Nervesa della Battaglia ...

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Giro d'Italia: Sam Bennett wins stage as Simon Yates retains lead

Ireland’s Sam Bennett won a sprint finish on the Imola racing circuit to take stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia. In dire conditions, what should have been 214km of build-up to a bunch sprint instead became another thriller. And the ...

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York: Roaring Lion wins Dante Stakes for Oisin Murphy and John Gosden

Roaring Lion is rated about 6-1 second favourite for the Derby next month after winning York’s Dante Stakes but is not certain to run at Epsom. The John Gosden-trained winner (3-1 favourite) – ridden by Oisin Murphy – triumphed by ...

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Italian Open: Kyle Edmund loses to Alexander Zverev, Juan Martin Del Potro injured, Rafael Nadal wins

British number one Kyle Edmund saved seven match points before eventually losing to rising German star Alexander Zverev in the Italian Open last 16. Edmund, who moved into the world’s top 20 this week, lost 7-5 7-6 (13-11) to the ...

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Britain's Yates wins stage 11 to extend Giro lead

Britain’s Simon Yates put in a sublime late attack to win his second stage of the Giro d’Italia and extend his advantage in the leader’s pink jersey. Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates, 25, kicked with 1.5km to go and held off the ...

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Harry Angel wins at York's Dante meeting; Give And Take claims Musidora Stakes

Harry Angel will be aimed at Royal Ascot next month after the sprinter returned with a comfortable win at York. The 4-9 favourite, ridden by Adam Kirby for trainer Clive Cox, beat Brando by two lengths in the Duke of ...

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Britain's Edmund wins in Italy and reaches world's top 20

British number one Kyle Edmund continued his fine run of form with a hard-earned round one win over Malek Jaziri at the Italian Open. The world number 19 saved break points in his opening service game but beat the Tunisian ...

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Players Championship: Webb Simpson wins as Tiger Woods falls short

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Webb Simpson wins the Players Championship by four shots despite a final-round charge from 14-time major winner Tiger Woods at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. BBC Sport – Golf

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Players Championship: Webb Simpson wins as Tiger Woods falls short of final-round comeback

Media playback is not supported on this device The Players Championship, fourth-round leaderboard -18 W Simpson; -14 C Schwartzel (SA), J Walker (US), X Schauffele (US); -13 J Day (Aus), J Dufner (US); -12 K Bradley (US), H Varner III ...

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