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Jockey narrowly avoids getting trampled after jogging on to track – video

A young jockey has narrowly avoided injury after running on to a track in front of a pack of oncoming racehorses. Evan Daly, 18, was preparing for a race later in the meeting at Navan, in the Republic of Ireland and said he had not noticed the horses b…

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Thousands of Leicester City fans march to honour Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha – video

Thousands of Leicester City fans marched on Saturday to honour former owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others, who were killed when their helicopter crashed following Leicester’s previous home match against West Ham. Fans gathered in Jubile…

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Ben Roethlisberger throws five touchdowns as Steelers skin Panthers

Pittsburgh rip Carolina behind Roethlisberger’s perfect nightPanthers’ Eric Reid ejected for targeting during third quarterBen Roethlisberger’s first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback a…

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England match bigger than recent Lions clashes, says All Blacks coach – video

New Zealand haven’t played England for four years, but have nine players in their match day 23 who were involved in last year’s drawn British and Irish Lions series.The All Blacks’ failure to beat Warren Gatland’s tourists in a series that ended 1-1 af…

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Vietnam GP: F1 reveals track map for Hanoi street race in 2020 – video

Vietnam will join the Formula One calendar in 2020 as the first new race announced since Liberty Media bought the commercial rights to the series. The Hanoi round of the championship, which will be run on a 5.565km circuit in the capital’s city ce…

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Rassie Erasmus ‘teaches’ Springboks new tackle after Farrell controversy – video

South Africa’s head coach has been filmed ‘teaching’ his players a new tackling technique after Owen Farrell’s controversial challenge on André Esterhuizen went unpunished during England’s 12-11 victory over the Springboks.During training for their nex…

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‘I can do it all’: Floyd Mayweather to fight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa – video

Floyd Mayweather has said he is ready for any challenge as he prepares to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Years Eve in Japan -without being able to specify what format or rules the fight will follow.In a shock move, the Ame…

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Leicester City players attend Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s Bangkok funeral – video

Leicester City manager Claude Puel and his players have been paying their respects to the club’s late owner at his funeral in Bangkok.Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died, along with four others, when his helicopter came down i…

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‘Make Us Dream’: Steven Gerrard’s highs and lows at Liverpool and beyond – video trailer

Steven Gerrard, the only footballer ever to score in an FA Cup, Champions League, League Cup and Uefa Cup final, has been reflecting on his triumphs and struggles since joining Liverpool’s academy at the age of eight.In ‘Make Us Dream’, the Rangers man…

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Boston Red Sox celebrate emphatic World Series win with victory parade – video report

Huge crowds lined the streets of Boston to celebrate the Red Sox’s ninth World Series title. Confetti rained down on fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the baseball players, who have now been called the greatest team in Boston Red Sox history. The Red S…

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Marathon runners race through Venice’s flooded streets – video

Elite and amateur runners were forced to trudge through flood waters during the Venice marathon this weekend. The high tide along the final stretch of the race meant participants had to jog through ankle-deep water to complete the course.Around 13,000 …

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‘The best feeling’: Warriors’ Klay Thompson sets NBA record for three-pointers – video

Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 14 three-pointers in the Golden State Warriors’ 149-124 win over the Chicago Bulls.Thompson surpassed the mark set by teammate Steph Curry, who hit 13 three-pointers in November 2016 against the New Orleans Pelicans…

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Leicester City players visit memorial to club’s owner at stadium – video

Kasper Schmeichel, Jamie Vardy and Harry Maguire were among the Leicester City players to visit the King Power Stadium, where hundreds of tributes have been left for the club’s owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, and four other people who d…

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Lewis Hamilton: my fifth F1 title is a testament to my family – video

Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to his family for their support when he was growing up, including his grandfather Davidson, who died just four days before Hamilton won his fifth Formula One world championship.The 33-year-old added that his grandfa…

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‘It doesn’t feel real’: Lewis Hamilton claims fifth F1 world title – video

Lewis Hamilton has won his fifth career Formula One championship with a fourth-place finish on Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix, a race dominated by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s fourth was still enough to secure the 2018 title Continue reading…

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‘It puts football in perspective’: Hodgson and Sarri on Leicester City and Glenn Hoddle – video

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has offered his condolences to Leicester City after the owner’s helicopter crashed on Saturday.Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said the incident, as well as his friend Glenn Hoddle’s illness, ‘sobers everyone up in …

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‘It’s been a dream’: Max Muncy after walk-off home run in longest ever World Series game – video

Max Muncy ended the longest World Series game ever with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 18th inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston Red Sox 3-2 early Saturday to pull within 2-1.Muncy connected off Nathan Eovaldi, who was in his…

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Virat Kohli becomes fastest to 10,000 ODI runs breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record – video

Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 runs in one-day internationals after scoring a second consecutive century against West Indies on Wednesday. The India captain broke the record of compatriot and batting great Sachin …

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‘Pure lies’: an exclusive look at Kaiser! The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football – video

For 26 years, Carlos Kaiser was one of the most famous footballers in Brazil – even though he had zero intention of ever kicking a ball.The story of his stunning fraud has now been told in the film Kaiser! The Greatest Footballer Never t…

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Invictus Games 2018 – in pictures

More than 500 injured servicemen and women have gathered to compete in 13 sports in Sydney, Australia. It is the fourth Invictus Games to be held, following events in London, Orlando and Toronto. ‘Invictus has become about the example of service and de…