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Judd Trump builds up big Crucible lead over David Gilbert

Former champion Judd Trump needs just two more frames to reach the quarter-finals of the Betfred World Snooker Championship after taking a commanding 11-5 lead over David Gilbert. Trump fought

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Ash Barty enjoys birthday weekend with two titles on same day

World No 1 Ash Barty celebrated her birthday weekend by winning two titles – and a brand new sports car – at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after

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Sydney chosen to stage 2027 Netball World Cup as Australia hosts again

Sydney will host the Netball World Cup for the third time when the sport’s global showpiece returns to Australia in 2027. The No 1 ranked Diamonds will again be among

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John Konrads: star of Australia’s golden age of swimming dies at 78

John Konrads, one of Australia’s greatest swimmers during a golden age for the sport, has died. Konrads dominated world swimming as a teenager in the late 1950s and early 1960s,

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Spurs are sliding at speed and route back up is packed with obstacles

Fans from both sides at a game between two English clubs? Nature is healing. Delays on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines on Cup final day? Nature is healing. Manchester City

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Spotify’s Daniel Ek joins forces with Arsenal legends in bid to buy club

The Spotify owner Daniel Ek is preparing a bid to buy Arsenal with assistance from the club’s former players Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira. The Guardian understands Ek

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Is it really the end for Steve Bell’s penguins?

The time must surely have come for Paula Vennells to be stripped of her ordained status in the Church of England, not to mention her appointment as a CBE (Court

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