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Death of England: Face to Face review – state of the nation drama is a fast, furious triumph

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Death of England began life in 2014 as a short drama commissioned by London’s Royal Court theatre and the Guardian as part of a series of microplays. Written by Roy Williams and Clint Dyer, it then became two National...

Alexander Zverev lays down marker for 2022 with ATP Finals triumph

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If Alexander Zverev’s performance this weekend is any indication, a lot can be expected from the world No 3 player in 2022. The German beat the top two players in consecutive matches to earn his second title at the AT...

Max Verstappen puts title in sight after cruising to Mexican F1 GP triumph

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Exultant in victory, Max Verstappen revelled in his success at the Mexican Grand Prix. He was clearly aware of the significance of the achievement. From third on the grid he beat Lewis Hamilton into second place and t...

Reservation Dogs review – a stereotype-smashing, Tarantino-esque triumph

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Before he cavorted with Rita Ora at this year’s Met gala in New York, before he took us on a psychedelic tour of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Taika Waititi was known as a compassionate chronicler of childhood advent...

Emma Raducanu falls to defeat in first outing since US Open triumph

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The question on most lips as Emma Raducanu returned to competition for the first time since her startling US Open victory was regarding exactly how she would adjust to her new status as a grand slam champion. With gra...

Lizzie Deignan raring for Tour of Britain after fearless triumph on the cobbles

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Lizzie Deignan, the winner on Saturday of the first women’s Paris‑Roubaix, will be the main attraction in the 2021 AJ Bell Women’s Tour of Britain, which begins in Bicester on Monday. The six‑stage race will feature m...

It’s a wrap: Christo’s final art project follows Paris triumph

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Before he died last year the artist Christo had not one but two dreams: to wrap the Arc de Triomphe and to build a massive structure out of oil drums in the desert sands of Abu Dhabi. L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped was co...

Trueshan’s triumph leaves Stradivarius teetering towards retirement

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At the fifth time of asking in the past four months, Trueshan and Stradivarius finally went head-to-head in the Group One Prix du Cadran on Saturday. The result was an emphatic success for Trueshan, which left Stradiv...

Harlequins hold off spirited Worcester to claim euphoric homecoming triumph

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Amazing the confidence a title can bestow. Harlequins continued the defence of their unexpected crown with another bonus-point win. The champions racked up five tries comfortably, if never quite reprising the rugby wi...

Emma Raducanu splits from coach who guided her to shock US Open triumph

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Emma Raducanu has split from the coach who guided her to US Open glory just two weeks ago and is seeking an experienced mentor to take her to the very top. The 18-year-old decided to dispense with the services of Andr...

Emmys 2021: Ted Lasso and The Crown triumph while no actors of color win

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The 73rd Emmy awards mostly stuck to the predicted script on Sunday, celebrating favorites Ted Lasso, The Queen’s Gambit, and The Crown, in an awards-stuffed return to a (mostly) normal ceremony that celebrated divers...

A smirking masterwork and Christo’s posthumous triumph – the week in art

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Frans HalsA constellation of engrossing portraits by this great Dutch artist focuses attention on the Wallace Collection’s most charismatic treasure, his masterpiece The Laughing Cavalier. Wallace Collection, London, ...

VMAs 2021: Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X triumph in a return-ish to normal

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It was a night of triumph for teen stars current (Olivia Rodrigo) and former (Justin Bieber) at the MTV Video Music Awards, in a show that strayed from the pandemic markers and political gestures that have defined mos...

‘I don’t feel pressure’: Emma Raducanu loving life after US Open triumph

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Emma Raducanu has vowed to keep her free-swinging and carefree approach to tennis after pulling off one of the great sporting feats with victory at the US Open – just the British 18-year-old’s second ever major tourna...

Masterful Jasprit Bumrah the true architect of India’s triumph

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The signs were there, if you wanted to see them. England’s batsmen emerged for the start of day five full of vigour and hope, buoyed by their unbeaten start the previous evening and a crowd that believed, against the ...

Abba singles race to top of streaming charts in comeback triumph

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Two singles released from Abba’s first album in 40 years have raced to the top of the streaming charts, in a comeback that has generated praise and excitement among fans who remember the original releases and a new yo...

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