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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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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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Kyle Ryde in action in Thailand. Photo: Kawasaki Pucetti

Ryde produces another strong display in Thailand

Jacksdale’s Kyle Ryde is fourth in the early World Supersport Series standings after another impressive display for the Kawasaki Pucetti Racing Team.

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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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RIPLEY Elite Darts Singles League round-up.

Beehive nine points clear at the top of the table

Beehive extended their lead at the top of the Alfreton Mid-Derbyshire Darts and Dominoes League’s Division One (darts) with a 6-1 win at Blueys Bar and have 89 points.

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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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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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Expert fitness coach Paul March.

Expert fitness coach says Somecotes studio is a big hit

Since opening for business at the start of January, the Compound Fitness Performance Studio in Somercotes is proving a big hit with customers.

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Kyle Ryde in action in Australia.

Ryde ready for Pucetti debut Down Under

Kyle Ryde will commence life with the Kawasaki Pucetti Racing Squad this weekend as the 2017 World Supersport Series gets underway in Australia.

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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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Ryde arrives early as new season looms

Ryde arrives early as new season looms

Kyle Ryde flew out to Australia early as he prepares for the first race of the 2017 calendar at Phillip Island.

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Exciting novice chaser Altior is spring-heeled on his way to victory in the highlight of Newbury's stellar card last Saturday.

Can any of these magnificent seven ride into Grand National history at Aintree?

The juggernaut marked ‘Cheltenham Festival’ that is plunging headlong towards us was briefly stopped in its tracks this week by one of racing’s equally iconic standing dishes.

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Dave Musgrove (left) and Sandy Lyle.  Picture supplied by Coxmoor Golf Club.

Coxmoor Golf Club mourn death of former Sandy Lyle, Seve Ballesteros and Lee Janzen caddie Dave Musgrove

Coxmoor Golf Club have led the tributes made to former European Tour caddie Dave Musgrove.

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Wrestling super fan Michael Finney who's led a campaign to get the "British Bulldog" accepted into the wrestling hall of fame

OPINION: Why the British Bulldog deserves a place in the WWE Hall of Fame

A Mansfield wrestling fanatic has launched an online campaign to get the British Bulldog inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Superstars from the world of WWE and Hollywood have backed the campaign, joining a petition with close to 13,000 signatures.

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Arenacross UK 2017 Tour Sheffield Arena Pro winner Cedric Soubeyras, centre, celebrates with with second placed Angelo Pellegrini and third Thomas Ramette.

RESULTS & REPORT: Arenacross UK Tour 2017 roars into Sheffield Arena

Motorbike superstar Cedric Soubeyras thrilled a packed Sheffield Arena as he rode a near perfect main event to slightly stretch his Pro championship lead in the Arenacross UK 2017 championship.

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Two of Yorkshire trainer Malcolm Jefferson's top horses make the list. He is pictured here with his crack 2m novice chaser, Cloudy Dream.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: horses to follow from the opening weeks of 2017

This is not an easy time of year for racing fans. On the one hand, we cannot wait for the Cheltenham Festival. On the other hand, our feverish anticipation is sullied by the dreaded news of yet another star turn sidelined by injury or worse.

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