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‘I spent the whole night celebrating’: Italy fans revel in Euro 2020 triumph

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Within moments of Gianluigi Donnarumma’s decisive save, the screams of tens of thousands of fans exploded across Italian towns and cities. The celebrations continued long into the night, with many Italians missing a n...

‘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...

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...

Anthony Hopkins posts video from Wales after Oscars triumph

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Sir Anthony Hopkins has paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman in a short video from the Welsh countryside, in which he expressed his surprise at winning this year’s best actor Oscar. Unusually, the best actor winn...

Oscars 2021: no real upsets but Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland triumph is a wonderful coup

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So this strangest of years was matched with the strangest of Oscar ceremonies, a weirdly subdued and anticlimactic affair with an ending that had people more discombobulated than the final episode of The Sopranos. No ...

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...

‘I’ve waited nine years for this’: Emma Hayes revels in Chelsea triumph

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Emma Hayes said the perception of English teams in Europe would change and hailed a “big day for women’s football in England”, following her Chelsea side’s 3-0 defeat of Wolfsburg to reach the Champions League semi-fi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oscars 2022: who might triumph at next year’s ceremony?

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It’s not often that the word unusual gets attached to the Oscars, one of the most staid and predictable nights of the year, as sober as the Golden Globes is drunk. But after an unusual year, the awards season followed...

South Pacific review – a roof-raising Rodgers and Hammerstein triumph

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Old shows often pass nervously through today’s ideological mettle-detectors, especially when depicting racial and international relations. But Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, a 1949 musical about American mil...

The 8th review – the stirring story behind Ireland’s pro-choice triumph

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Two years after the UK’s remainer liberals lost the EU referendum, Irish campaigners fighting to repeal the constitution’s eighth amendment forbidding abortion showed them how you win this kind of vote: with real pass...

Goshen can put Triumph heartbreak behind him in Champion Hurdle

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It is dangerous to let the heart rule the head when betting at Cheltenham, not least after a desperate hard-luck story such as Goshen’s mishap at the final flight in last year’s Triumph Hurdle. But there is as much su...

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