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Elliott’s delight at Aintree triumph

Gordon Elliott was still pinching himself the morning after claiming his second Grand National with Tiger Roll.

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England men's sevens team including Dan Bibby (bottom right)

Dan Bibby’s England win sevens bronze

Dan Bibby now has a Commonwealth medal to go with his Olympic one after helping England to a fine fightback against defending champions South Africa on Sunday.

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Charlie Bowling won a bronze medal for England

Commonwealth Games bronze for Wigan’s Bowling

Wigan wrestler Charlie Bowling has clinched a bronze medal for England at the Commonwealth Games.

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Reed’s Masters dream comes true

Patrick Reed admitted it was a dream come true to win the Masters, despite his Augusta connections not being enough to make him a crowd favourite.

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Eric Bristow

Darts legend Bristow dies aged 60

Tributes have been paid to five-time world champion Eric Bristow, who has died aged 60 after suffering a heart attack.
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Meet the Lancashire stars going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

From wrestling to netball, athletes from across Lancashire will be hoping to do England proud at the Commonwealth Games.

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Mike Grundy

Till calls for end to Grundy’s ‘ridiculous’ wait for UFC shot

Octagon star Darren Till has urged the UFC to put Wigan’s Michael Grundy on the bill when it heads to Liverpool in two months.

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Mike Grundy

Grundy plans his next move after setback in his UFC bid

MMA fighter Mike Grundy has vowed to stay positive and focused after being overlooked for this weekend’s UFC card in London.

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Grundy ready if UFC London comes calling

Grundy ready if UFC London comes calling

MMA fighter Mike Grundy has put himself forward to replace the injured Alex Reyes at UFC London next weekend at just nine days’ notice.

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Owen Farrell

Wiganer Owen Farrell to lead out England

Owen Farrell will lead out England as captain for their Six Nations clash with France on Saturday.

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Davey Boy Smith

British Bulldog tipped for WWE Hall of Fame

It is a matter of ‘when’ – not ‘if’ – the late Davey Boy Smith is inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky under fire for ‘crossing ethical line’

Sir Bradley Wiggins says a parliamentary report accusing him and Team Sky of ‘crossing an ethical line’ is ‘sad’.

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Girls show off their rugby skills

Wigan Warriors girls were put through their paces last week.

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Aguero jostles with fans at full time

Latics to probe post-match trouble after City win

Wigan Athletic is to launch an inquiry into post-match incidents, including a pitch invasion, following the team’s sensational FA Cup fifth round victory over Manchester City.
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Fun and Games for schoolchildren

Pupils from 17 schools Wigan North Consortia have taken part in a variety of sporting challenges at the Highland Games event.
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Charlie Bowling of Aspull Warriors

Gold rush for England ace Bowling

Wigan’s Charlie Bowling has been named as one of the five wrestlers in the Team England squad for the Commonwealth Games.

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I don't want to look back at 40 and have regrets - James Moorcroft

Wigan’s James Moorcroft is aiming to have “no regrets” about his boxing career as he prepares for this month’s bout at the Macron Stadium.
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More success for Michael van Gerwen

Van Gerwen is a century man... in Wigan

Michael van Gerwen won his 100th PDC title on Saturday in Wigan.

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The incident occurred at the UK Open qualifier quarter final in Wigan

Adrian Lewis suspended following on-stage altercation in Wigan

Former world champion darts player, Adrian Lewis, has been suspended by the Professional Darts Corporation following an on-stage altercation in Wigan last night.
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