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Boat Race 2021 floats to Great Ouse for unique, unpredictable edition

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It is the most traditional, idiosyncratic, and curiously popular event in the British sporting calendar. But this year the Boat Race, which has been staged on a four-mile-and-374-yard stretch of the Thames between Put...

Sifan Hassan completes unique treble with sprint finish to win 10,000m gold

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Sifan Hassan’s odyssey from refugee to one of the greatest athletes of this or any other era was confirmed in Tokyo as she became the first person to win three medals over 1500m, 5,000m and 10,000m. The last leg of th...

Rugby league fans return: ‘They’re unique – I can’t wait to see them’

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Rugby league’s decision makers have never been known for their savvy but on Monday evening Super League will take centre-stage in the UK’s sporting landscape as the turnstiles to live events open for the first time in...

England emerge from tense finale to win unique Women’s Six Nations

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The 2021 Women’s Six Nations has been unique even if the final outcome was not, with the professionals of England retaining the trophy after beating France’s semi-professionals 10-6 on finals day. Less predictable was...

England’s summer of frustration does not augur well for unique Ashes series

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During the discussions that preceded the postponement of England’s one-day series in South Africa last December, Tom Harrison is said to have sent an email to Ashley Giles, with their South African counterparts still ...

‘Stalking is a unique kind of trauma’: The woman who turned her 13-year ordeal into a terrifying podcast

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There is something crucial missing from most true-crime podcasts: the voice of the victim. That is not true of Stories of the Stalked, a six-part Audible series from the award-winning film-maker and dancer Lily Baldwi...

Harry Kane says England must grab unique chance to play in home final

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Harry Kane is determined to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a major tournament on home soil. The England captain intends to feed off the passion of a 60,000 crowd at Wembley when his team take on Denmark...

Mattia Binotto: ‘It’s important we understand Ferrari is a unique family’

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Nothing focuses the minds at Ferrari quite like the roar of the tifosi at Monza. The sea of red, the febrile atmosphere, the passion for the Scuderia at its most intense and demanding. For Ferrari’s principal, Mattia ...

‘A unique culinary repertoire’: What makes food and drink in Thessaloniki so special?

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‘Thessaloniki is Greece’s de facto ‘food city’,” says Diane Kochilas, a Greek-American TV chef with countless books on Greek and Mediterranean cuisine under her belt. The United Nations agrees, with Unesco designating...

Sifan Hassan destroys top-class 5,000m field in first leg of unique treble bid

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One down, two to go. Sifan Hassan won the first leg of her Tokyo triple by taking the gold medal in the women’s 5,000m. And, being Hassan, she did it style, with a finishing kick that swept her from past four of the f...

‘Unique opportunity’: HS2 unearths history of medieval church

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For 150 years, in a small, tree-lined corner of a Buckinghamshire field, a large pile of stones lay overgrown and almost forgotten. A thriving local parish church for almost 800 years, the little building of St Mary’s...

‘She’s creating her own language’: Christine Sun Kim’s unique sound art

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At the Queens Museum, artist Christine Sun Kim’s newly completed mural features the words TIME OWES ME REST AGAIN, scrawled in black, spanning a crisp white wall, 40ft high and 100ft wide. The familiar action lines yo...

‘Unique problem’: Catholic bishops split over Biden’s support for abortion rights

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At some point this weekend, Joe Biden will take his place in a line of people approaching the altar of a Catholic church to receive communion. The US president, a devout Catholic whose speeches regularly include bibli...

A local’s guide to Valencia: home of paella, one of Europe’s best food markets and a unique green space

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The Valencia region is well known for its citrus fruit, seafood and rice, but “gastronomy” has grown fast here in recent years. Compared with my girlfriend’s home town in France, though, a great meal isn’t madly expen...

‘Fully booked’ reminds us that we’re not all that unique after all

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Perhaps it is true that someday the meek shall inherit the Earth, but it is the organised who now own it. I envy them – with their advance bookings for seemingly every pub bench, lido swim slot and lunchtime express m...

‘We have targets’: Newcastle facing unique January transfer challenge

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At least Eddie Howe has retained his sense of humour. “If we signed everyone we’ve been linked with we’d end up with a squad of around 1,000 players,” reflected Newcastle’s manager as he surveyed the gap between appea...

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