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Physio Phil Pask credits Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School ahead of fourth British Lions tour

Phil Pask still feels a debt of gratitude to Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School as he prepares for his fourth British and Irish Lions tour.

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Jockey William Buick salutes the Newbury crowd after winning the Group One Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes on Ribchester.

Ribchester romp steals the show on Newbury’s Lockinge Day

Any meeting that yields a handful of clues and contenders for the upcoming Epsom Classics and the seasonal highlight that is Royal Ascot warrants the utmost respect.

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Jack Massey, of Chapel, after recording a third professional win in Blackpool.

Cut nose halts Massey momentum

Chapel-en-le-Frith boxer Jack Massey was denied a chance to extend his unbeaten record in the ring, after he suffered a cut on the bridge of his nose in training.

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World leading endurance runner Lizzy Hawker is to deliver a talk at the Buxton Adventure Festival on June 7.

World champion endurance runner to talk at Buxton event

One of the world’s leading endurance athletes will be in Buxton next month to give a talk on how she reached the pinnacle of her sport.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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Royal Ascot is synonymous with the royal procession, led by The Queen and the Duke Of Edinburgh, which makes its way down the track on each of the five days.

The American horses set to add star-spangled flavour to Royal Ascot this year

As I write, the rain is pounding down and threatening to dampen the spirits at York’s ever-popular May meeting. But little can cloud the fact that this is one of the most exciting times of the racing year.

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Buxton swimmer set for World Championships

Buxton swimmer set for World Championships

Abbie Wood is set for the global stage after she wowed national selectors with a new English age group record at the British Swimming Championships.

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The youngsters who made up the successful Buxton AC fell team.

It’s all uphill to glory for Buxton’s young fell-runners

Gifted youngsters from Buxton Athletics Club returned home with a superb tally of four medals from the fifth round of the English Junior Fell Championships.

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A clean sweep of the podium places for Buxton AC trio Emma Wentworth, Elizabeth  Nocton and Rachel Dowle.

Magnificent medal-haul for Buxton AC at county championships

A clean sweep of the podium places in two of the events was the highlight of a magnificent medal-haul for eight Buxton AC athletes at the Derbyshire Track and Field County Championships, held at the Moorways Stadium in Derby.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Master trainer Aidan O'Brien, who completed his third 2000/1000 Guineas double at Newmarket over the weekend.

GUINEAS REVIEW: Churchill the kind of dogged digger that record-breaker Aidan O’Brien excels with

Some of the best horses Aidan O’Brien has trained have been dogged diggers. Horses who produce only just enough, and only when required.

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RUGBY SLIDESHOW: Buxton narrowly lose to Bakewell in Derbyshire Shield final

Buxton RUFC director of rugby Karl de Groot was disappointed not to have added the Derbyshire Shield to the Stags’ trophy cabinet.

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Ben Robinson, who harbours dreams of becoming champion apprentice.

Dedication is the key to apprentice jockey Robinson’s success

Five in the morning. A time most teenagers would see only if staying out late, partying way into the early hours.

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Buxton Athletics Club youngster Sam Soles in fell-running action.

Sparkling Sam crowned king of Lyme Park after record run

Electric youngster Sam Soles showed why he is one of the most promising fell-runners in his age group in the country by blasting away the opposition in the latest Lyme Park 5K parkrun.

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Sosseh Badjie, of High Peak Athletics Club.

High Peak youngster Sosseh enhances her reputation

Two superb performances enhanced the growing reputation of High Peak Athletics Club youngster Sosseh Badjie.

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On the run in his native Scotland is Alasdair Campbell.

Outstanding display in native Scotland by Buxton fell-runner Campbell

An outstanding performance by Alasdair Campbell in the Scottish leg of the British Fell Championships heaped credit on Buxton Athletics Club.

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Mitch is a bright hope for future in trials racing

Mitch is a bright hope for future in trials racing

Young Buxton rider Mitch Brightmore won the youth class at the Staffordshire Moorlands MCC Trial for the Harry Machin Memorial Trophy at Manor Steps, Quarnford.

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Four of the main contenders for the Stobart Flat jockeys' championship, pictured with the trophy. They are (from left) William Buick, reigning champion Jim Crowley, Oisin Murphy and Silvestre De Sousa (PHOTO BY: onEdition)

Under starter’s orders for a fascinating race to be champion Flat jockey

After the crowning of Richard Johnson as champion Jumps jockey for the second season running, attention now turns to the race to be number one rider on the Flat.

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Buxton AC members at the Taddington Hill Race last year.

Buxton Athletic Club celebrates 40th anniversary

In early June 1977 a notice appeared in the Buxton Advertiser informing readers an athletic club was going to be formed in the town.

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The hottest ticket in town just got hotter - we are giving you the chance to win an Indian meal out plus tickets to see big fight Arena action featuring Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams.
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