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New kayaking sensation Mayo sticks her oar in!

A GB kayaking sensation is hoping to mark herself out as a future star when she takes on the world’s best in Argentina later this year.

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Veteran Greg Dunnings with the Invictus Games' founder, Prince Harry

Army veteran Greg gunning for gold

A veteran who had his leg ripped apart by a bomb  is going for gold at the  2017 Invictus Games in Canada
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Kylian Mbappe

Transfer deadline day: all the latest

Here's all the latest from tonight's transfer deadline day

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Sean Long

Long’s arrival a Sean winner for Orrell

New signing Sean Long made a tryscoring debut as Orrell enjoyed a 39-17 victory at Tarleton in the Lancashire Plate.

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Jamie Hodson, who was killed at the Ulster Grand Prix

Second rider killed following Ulster Grand Prix crash

A second competitor injured in the motorcycling Ulster Grand Prix, which claimed the life of a Wigan rider, has died.

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Jamie Hodson, 35, was tragically killed in an accident during the Dundrod 150 races

Wigan motorsports ace killed in tragic crash

A Wigan rider has been killed following a crash during the Dundrod 150 national race in Northern Ireland.
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Jimmy Bullard

Bullard joins TV’s Soccer AM

A former Wigan Athletic star has joined a popular football television show.

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Jordan Spieth kisses the claret jug at Royal Birkdale

Spieth making most of Open triumph

Open champion Jordan Spieth intends to enjoy his third major more than the two he won in 2015 having learned to appreciate the value of victory.

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Ironman athlete Rik English

‘Ironman’ Rik flies over from Manly for reunion with a difference

As rugby league legends gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wigan’s first World Club Challenge win, one native was back from his Manly base to take on a task as momentous.

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Danny’s Dealing with success

An athlete has returned from a successful European Championships campaign to thanks his supporters in Wigan and Leigh.

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Jon Rahm is hot property

Rahm fighting shy of comparisons to Seve

Spaniard Jon Rahm insists he can never come close to the late, great Seve Ballesteros, but takes encouragement from the comparison.

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Roger Federer kisses the men's singles trophy at Wimbledon

Federer scorches to record eight SW19 crown

Roger Federer trounced a tearful Marin Cilic to become the first man ever to win eight singles titles at Wimbledon.

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Owen Farrell kicked four penalties

Farrell: Weird but brilliant achievement

Owen Farrell was left to reflect on the “weird” feeling of a drawn Test series after his late penalty denied world champions New Zealand victory at Eden Park.

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John McEnroe throwing his racket in anger during his stormy semi-final match against Australian Rod Frawley

14 brilliant moments from Wimbledon over 90 years

The Beeb is celebrating nine decades of broadcasting from the Wimbledon Championships - here's a look back...

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Ian Howard

Ian’s longing for top drive prize

A golfer is getting into the swing of perfecting his drives after reaching the final of a national competition – thanks to a shopping trip.

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Andy Murray was positive about his fitness ahead of the start of Wimbledon

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta aiming to prove fitness as Wimbledon begins

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta will both look to prove they are fighting fit for long Wimbledon campaigns when they take to the court on Monday.

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Great Britain's Shanaze Reade following the announcement of cyclists for the GB Olympic Team during the Team GB Announcement at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 13, 2012. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

BMX star to grace town’s pop-up track

Top cyclist Shanaze Reade will be heading up Team Wigan when the Street Velodrome returns to Leigh next week.

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LCM Racing. Photo: Colin Port

Racing duo fly out of the blocks

A racing team is making the fight for the Aintree championship personal after a strong start to their motorbike seasons.

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