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LA Dodgers edge Giants in thriller to advance to NL Championship Series

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Cody Bellinger pointed at the dugout and pounded his chest after delivering the biggest hit of the season for the defending World Series champions. Of course, it took until the ninth inning of the 24th and final meeti...

Oisin Murphy keeps championship lead but evening marred by fatality

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Oisin Murphy maintained his two-win lead over William Buick in the race for the Flat jockeys’ championship after a seven-race card at Chelmsford City on Thursday, although the evening was marred by a fall for the reig...

Valtteri Bottas wins F1 Turkish GP as Verstappen takes championship lead

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Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix with a composed and well-executed run from pole to the flag. Behind him Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton put in a solid recovery drive to come back from 11th on the grid to c...

Alaphilippe solos to glory and defends world championship road race title

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Julian Alaphilippe overcame 60 Flandrian hills and the ire of Flemish fans to join the rare group of male cyclists who have successfully defended the world championship road race title, winning solo in Leuven after ri...

Danny Briggs stars for Warwickshire to keep them in hunt for championship

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That Warwickshire remain in the hunt for their eighth County Championship and the first since 2012 owes much to the all-round talents of Danny Briggs, a cricketer who joined from Sussex last winter determined to shake...

Championship roundup: Fulham go top while coaches see red in melee at Stoke

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Fulham returned to the top of the Championship with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Birmingham at St. Andrew’s. Marco Silva’s side always looked in charge of the contest and two goals in each half backed up a dominant ...

Championship: Bournemouth sink QPR to climb table, Derby hold West Brom

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Dominic Solanke’s fifth goal of the season helped Bournemouth to end QPR’s unbeaten record following a 2-1 win in the Championship. The Cherries’ victory sent them joint-top of the table and extends their own unbeaten...

Quade Cooper lands kick after siren as Australia stun South Africa in Rugby Championship

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Quade Cooper capped an incredible Wallabies return, kicking a match-winning penalty after the siren to beat South Africa 28-26 in his first Test for more than four years. A shock call-up to face the world champions, C...

Baby boom sees key All Blacks miss trip to Australia for Rugby Championship

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Captain Sam Whitelock and first-choice halves Richie Mo’unga and Aaron Smith have been left out of the All Blacks’ travelling squad for next week’s Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Perth with the players e...

Championship 2021-22 season preview

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Last season two relegated teams shot straight back up to the Premier League and it is difficult to envisage Fulham, Sheffield United and West Bromwich Albion not being in the mix in May. Fulham’s squad, led by Marco S...

MLR survived Covid – now LA and Atlanta contest championship game

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In American sports parlance, as George Killebrew puts it, Major League Rugby is “98 & 0”. The championship game in Los Angeles on Sunday will make it 99 out of 99 for games played in a league which began its fourt...

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