Talking Horses: Saturday's best bets for Cheltenham and Lingfield

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Tully East’s ability to cope with the rough and tumble makes him a good bet to repeat the success he had in March in another packed Cheltenham field

Those who remember the days when today’s big race was sponsored by Mackeson will no doubt be a little wistful that there is no big-name runner to compare with Bradbury Star, a dual winner of the early 9

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The Joy of Six: seasons from hell | Niall McVeigh

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The Joy of Six: seasons from hell | Niall McVeigh

From Cleveland’s collapse to Ferrari’s lowest ebb and Doncaster Rovers’ destruction amid fire and fury, we look back on six calamitous campaigns

Ten years before he made his name as the inscrutable, hooded overlord of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick was handed his first chance as an NFL head coach by the Cleveland Browns, a historic

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David Poisson, French Olympic skier, dies in training accident aged 35

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  • 2013 world championship bronze medalist killed in Canada on Monday
  • 35-year-old was preparing for World Cup races in North America

French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at the 2013 world championships, died in a training accident on Monday. He was 35.

The French skiing federation confirmed the news in a statement. “The f

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Four aims for Switzerland in Basel play-off leg

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Four aims for Switzerland in Basel play-off leg

After recording a 1-0 victory in the first leg of their play-off tie in Northern Ireland on Thursday, Switzerland now face the final hurdle in the return fixture in Basel on Sunday. FIFA.com outlines what La Nati must do to book their ticket to Russia.

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Marc Márquez wins fourth MotoGP world title in five years in Valencia

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• Márquez finishes fifth to claim title after crash scare
• Andrea Dovizioso crashes out six laps from end

Marc Márquez won his fourth MotoGP world title in five years on Sunday after Andrea Dovizioso crashed during the season-concluding Valencia Grand Prix.

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Four aims for Switzerland in Basel play-off leg

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Four aims for Switzerland in Basel play-off leg

After recording a 1-0 victory in the first leg of their play-off tie in Northern Ireland on Thursday, Switzerland now face the final hurdle in the return fixture in Basel on Sunday. FIFA.com outlines what Die Nati must do to book their ticket to Russia.

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