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Cheltenham Festival 2019: Willie Mullins finally wins Gold Cup

Willie Mullins, the Festival’s most successful trainer, had previously finished second six times in the prestigious race The missing big picture in the collection of a great racehorse trainer has finally been found – Willie Mullins has a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner in Al Boum Photo. Stick it in the family album. Mullins has been a leading force in jump …

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FA Cup: What to look out for in the quarter-finals this weekend

FA Cup fifth round: Watch the best goals FA Cup quarter-finals on the BBC Date: 16-17 March Coverage of all matches, including highlights, across the BBC Sport website and app; Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United and Millwall v Brighton & Hove Albion live on BBC One; extensive coverage on BBC Radio 5 Live and local radio; live text commentary on …

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Rangers 0-2 Aberdeen: Derek McInnes’ men set up Scottish Cup semi-final with Celtic

Niall McGinn fired Aberdeen ahead after just three minutes Aberdeen stunned Rangers in their Scottish Cup last-eight replay to set up a semi-final with Celtic. Niall McGinn fired them in front after just three minutes after intercepting Glen Kamara’s slack pass. Connor McLennan then slotted home the second midway through the second half to earn a second victory at Ibrox …

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Fed Cup: Revamped tournament could be held as soon as April 2020

Great Britain are one victory away from the World Group stage under the current Fed Cup format A revamped Fed Cup Finals – featuring 12 teams – could be up and running as early as next April. BBC Sport understands venues in Europe, the Middle East and on the east coast of the United States are currently being sought. The …

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World Cup whisky and the Cold War: When East & West Germany met

East Germany’s Jurgen Sparwasser scored the wining goal against West Germany A historic goal, a risky bet, whisky smuggled beyond the Iron Curtain and a star striker banished by secret police from his national team just before its greatest moment. A remarkable series of events was set in motion after East Germany’s 1-0 victory over West Germany in the 1974 …

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Japan Women 0-3 England Women: Lionesses win SheBelieves Cup for first time

Arsenal forward Beth Mead also scored a stunning goal to give England victory in their opening game against Brazil England won the SheBelieves Cup for the first time after thrashing Japan in their final match in Tampa. Jodie Taylor set up Lucy Staniforth to fire England into an early lead with a fine low finish from outside the area. Karen …

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Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer in contention for England call-up

Jofra Archer took 18 wickets in 15 matches in the 2018-19 Big Bash in Australia Jofra Archer’s chances of playing for England in this summer’s World Cup have been boosted after coach Trevor Bayliss said he is likely to feature in warm-up matches against Ireland and Pakistan. Barbados-born Archer, 23, qualifies for England through his English father and holds a …

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Cricket World Cup: How do England stand before this summer’s tournament?

Under Eoin Morgan, England have moved to the top of the world one-day rankings The contrasting arguments as to whether England will or will not win the World Cup on home soil this summer have been crystallised in the space of two matches in three days in the West Indies. Those in the ‘definitely will win it’ camp will reference …

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SheBelieves Cup: USA women 2-2 England women

England’s Houghton curls in brilliant equaliser England came close to a memorable victory but had to settle for a thrilling draw against world champions the USA at the SheBelieves Cup. The Lionesses scored two excellent goals through Manchester City pair Steph Houghton and Nikita Parris. But Tobin Heath equalised for the US in the second half after Megan Rapinoe’s sensational …

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