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Win tickets to Cheltenham!

The countdown is underway to what promises to be another marvellous Cheltenham Festival, and YOU could be there on the opening day next month.

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New British champion Alex Russell

Harrier Alex is new British champion

Wigan Harriers claimed three medals at the British Indoor Championships at the weekend.

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Jenny Meadows (right) finishing third at the European Championships

Meadows wins silver medal... seven years later

Jenny Meadows has received another medal upgrade - seven years after the race.

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Orrell RUFC girls team played their first ever games last weekend

Orrell girls’ time to shine

Orrell RUFC girls’ captain Ellen Hartley reports on her team’s success.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Dani McGifford is representing Great Britain this weekend

Wigan Harrier Dani set to Czech out competition

Wigan Harrier Danielle McGifford hopes to build on her dream start to the year as she represents Great Britain in Prague tomorrow (Saturday).

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Leigh Miners v Wigan St Pat's. Photo: Brian King

BBC broadcast for Challenge Cup derby

The 2017 season will kick off as rugby league history is created at Twist Lane, when Leigh Miners Rangers face Wigan St Patrick’s in the first round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Saturday.

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Orrell’s new home plan has an extra hurdle to clear

Orrell’s new home plan has an extra hurdle to clear

Orrell Rugby Union’s plans to share a new home with Winstanley Park Cricket Club have an extra hurdle to overcome.

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Wiganer Josh Daley made his Isle of Man TT debut in June . Photo: Pitlane Photography

Daley eyes-up next race against clock

A tap on the back of his shoulder is what Josh Daley is most looking forward to in 2017.

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St Peter’s aces top of the class

St Peter’s aces top of the class

Orrell St Peter’s will boast a team at each age group of the North West Boys Champion Schools Finals this weekend – the first time any school has achieved the feat in the region!

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Mike Grundy

Japan could be Grundy’s pass to UFC goal

Twelve months ago it might have looked like Mike Grundy’s dream of breaking onto the biggest stage in MMA was out of reach.

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Medal for the first Wigan half marathon

Festival runners will earn Warriors tickets

Wigan Warriors have joined forces with organisers of the inaugural Run Wigan Festival to offer a special reward for competitors.

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Wigan's rematch with Warrington March 9 should be interesting

10 dates for the Wigan sporting calendar in 2017

Sports fans in Wigan can look forward to an interesting year ahead – here are 10 dates to circle on the calendar!

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Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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British Bulldog - aka Davey Boy Smith.

Thousands backing British Bulldog Hall of Fame bid

A petition to get Davey Boy Smith inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame is gathering momentum.

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Mike Grundy

Grundy hoping for a 2017 ticket to London

Rising MMA star Mike Grundy hopes his latest result will have brought his UFC dream a step closer.

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Joe Murnan

Murnan set to face former world No.1

Wigan darts ace Joe Murnan is set to take on former world No.1 Peter ‘One Dart’ Manley in a one off exhibition match in the new year.

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Mick Hall and trainer Alan Levene

Boxer Hall faces ‘last chance’ in DW showdown

Preston middleweight Mick Hall is set to contest for the Central Area title at Wigan’s DW stadium in what he describes as his last chance to redeem himself.

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Riders from the Latics 2 Amsterdam team

Latics fans’ cycling adventure to raise charity funds

A group of Wigan Athletic fans have decided to cycle to Amsterdam next year to help raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Dave Grundy accepts his award from the BBCs Roger Johnson

Wrestling coach Grundy takes home regional volunteer prize

Wigan and Leigh wrestling coach Dave Grundy has earned regional recognition by winning volunteer of the year at the Greater Manchester Sports Awards.

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