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Grand National is one for Arthur, but it’s ladies’ day every day at Aintree

If Nicola Sturgeon gets her way, Scotland will soon be marching out of the United Kingdom. But at Aintree, three equally redoubtable ladies voted in and wanted to be very much part of one of the UK’s greatest institutions.

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Yorkshire boxing greats Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13

WIN: Big fight tickets to see Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire boxing heroes Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13 and we are giving you the chance to win tickets.
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Andy Morrison - 2016 winner

Derby County legends reunited for Footballers’ Golf Classic

Derby legends Roy McFarland, Archie Gemmill and Roger Davies will have the chance to relive past glories when they join a star-studded field who will head to Spain to take part in the 21st edition of the Footballers’ Golf Classic at the five-star La Manga Club.

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This year's Grand National marks the 40th anniversary of the record-breaking third win in the race, in 1977, of the legendary Red Rum, pictured above crossing the line under jockey Tommy Stack.

GRAND NATIONAL: pinsticker’s A-Z guide to all the runners at Aintree

It’s the race where we all have a flutter and try to find the winner. Or, at the very least, where we all have a go via the sweep at work or at our local pub and club.

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Leon Haslam, who celebrated two wins in the opening weekend of the British Superbike season.

Explosive start to British Superbike season by Leon Haslam

Lethal Leon Haslam made the perfect start to the new season in the British Superbike Championship by racing to a double triumph at his home circuit of Donington Park.

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WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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Win South of France rugby Super League trip with Batchelors Peas

WIN: South of France trip to see Yorkshire rugby Super League action with Batchelors Peas

Win a trip to the South of France to watch a Yorkshire Super League team play Catalan Dragons and pocket £250 of spending money with Batchelors Peas.

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Buveur D'Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, and trained by Nicky Henderson, wins the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last week. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert.PA Wire)

Ten talking-points that made the 2017 Cheltenham Festival so memorable

All over for another year, the Cheltenham Festival has written a new chapter in its illustrious, heavyweight history.

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Betfred Super League official partner Batchelors

WIN: Rugby Super League prizes every week with Batchelors Peas

Batchelors Peas, the UK's favourite canned peas brand and Official Partner of the Betfred Super League, has joined forces with us to offer fans 12 weeks of unbeatable prizes.
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Win! Tickets to Globetrotters

Win! Tickets to Globetrotters

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular basketball show to Nottingham next month as part of their 2017 World Tour.

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Willie Mullins, top trainer at the Cheltenham Festival for the last four years, with his odds-on favourite for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, Douvan, probably the best horse on view at this week's meeting.

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: Richard Silverwood’s exclusive eve-of-meeting selections

So here we go. The famous roar that greets the start of the magnificent and mesmerising Cheltenham Festival is only a matter of hours away.

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Lizzie Armitstead celebrates her victory in last year's Derbyshire stage of The Women's Tour.

Lizzie Armitstead is back as Women’s Tour cycle race returns to Derbyshire

Derbyshire is to host the penultimate stage of The Women’s Tour on Saturday, June 10, building on the cycle race’s successful visit last year.

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One of the warm fancies for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, Native River, ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire).

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: in-depth preview of this year’s Gold Cup

Spring has sprung, and the daffodils are surely out at Pittville Park, which lines the uphill route from the town centre to Prestbury Park for racegoers wending their way to the Cheltenham Festival.

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Haye strikes an early blow as statistics say he’s a better champ than Bellew

The gloves are off ahead of David Haye’s showdown with Tony Bellew – and the Londoner has struck an early blow against his rival.

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Ethan Benstead (centre) is going all out to emulate the success of his 2014 Vase winning brother James in Trent Colleges 2017 trophy challenge (credit Paul Mayfield/Trent College)

Trent College one game away from Twickenham

Trent College are 70 minutes from another Twickenham appearance as they prepare to face The Perse School, Cambridgeshire, in the semi-finals of the national U18 Natwest Vase at Allianz Park on Saturday.

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Boxer Callum Hancock was jailed for 21 months.

VIDEO: "I don't regret it:" Local professional boxer who served 21 months for knocking out bouncer releases video to tell his story

A professional boxer who was jailed for 21 months for knocking out a bouncer with a single punch has said: "I don't regret it."
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Team GBs gold-medal winning hockey star Alex Danson gives coaching tips to the Trent College girls.

Trent College’s history-making hockey girls chase glory

The history-making hockey girls at Trent College in Long Eaton were being urged to “take their chances” this week as they chased national glory.

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Disabled people are being urged to try the sport of boccia.

Disabled people inspired by Paralympic Games in Rio

The numbers from Erewash joining a sport network for disabled athletes have been boosted by participants taking inspiration from the Paralympic and Olympic Games in Rio last year.

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Favourite Thistlecrack, who has been ruled out of the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup because of injury.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: golden rules for a successful week of punting

As the mighty THISTLECRACK becomes the latest casualty, the battered and bruised Cheltenham Festival is limping into view on crutches.

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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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