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Cheltenham Races to host snooker World Grand Prix

Snooker’s World Grand Prix will be held at Cheltenham Racecourse next year. The ranking tournament moves from Preston’s Guild Hall to The Centaur auditorium at the famous National Hunt venue. “We are thrilled to bring the World Grand Prix 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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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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Hart & Wilshere left out of England's World Cup squad

Goalkeeper Joe Hart and midfielder Jack Wilshere have been left out of England’s World Cup squad by Gareth Southgate, BBC Sport has learned. Hart, 31, who has won 75 caps, has had a poor season, conceding 39 goals in 19 ...

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World Cup 2018: BBC Sport 'announces' superstar World Cup signings

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Match of the Day’s Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer “announce” BBC Sport’s superstar World Cup signings. BBC Sport – Football

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Injured Neymar named in Brazil World Cup squad

Brazil have named injured Paris St-Germain forward Neymar in their 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia. Neymar, 26, had an operation on a fractured metatarsal in March and the Brazil team doctor said he would be out of ...

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Liverpool’s local hero Alexander-Arnold on family values & shining on the world stage

Media playback is not supported on this device As a young boy Trent Alexander-Arnold would dream of what it would be like inside Liverpool’s training ground. Living a stone’s throw from Melwood, he would peer through cracks in the wall ...

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World champion Pozzi to face Merritt in Manchester

Great CityGames Venue: Deansgate, Manchester Date: Friday, 18 May Coverage: Live on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website, 18:00-19:30 BST World indoor hurdles champion Andrew Pozzi will face 2012 Olympic gold medallist Aries Merritt at the Great CityGames in ...

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World champion Williams 'thought I was finished five years ago'

Media playback is not supported on this device World champion Mark Williams says he “thought I was finished five years ago” and did not expect to win the title for a third time. The Welshman held off John Higgins’ fightback ...

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World Championship: Mark Williams beats John Higgins to win third title

Media playback is not supported on this device Mark Williams won his third World Championship – 15 years after his last – by holding off John Higgins’ stunning fightback in a classic Crucible final. Williams, 43, won 18-16 to become ...

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