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Fundraising underway to get Emma to the Special Olympics

A basketball player from Glossop who has severe learning disabilities is raising funds to enable her to compete in the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi in 2019.

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Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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Cameron Moss, who was the schools flagbearer at Twickenham.

School’s memorable day out, cheering on England at Twickenham

It was a red-letter day for a High Peak school, as well as the England rugby team, at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Total Recall, who was one of seven winners for champion trainer Willie Mullins at the new Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

Ireland showcases the cream of Jumps racing -- ahead of more dominance at Cheltenham Festival

The decision to switch TV coverage of Irish racing from At The Races to Racing UK from next January has caused consternation and triggered quite a kerfuffle.

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Douglas is  raring to go after signing for Hitmen

Douglas is raring to go after signing for Hitmen

BUXTON Speedway have just one place left to fill after 18-year old Kieran Douglas became the Hitmen’s sixth signing for the 2018 campaign.

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Bloor helps England to bronze medal

Bloor helps England to bronze medal

Cavendish Golf Club’s George Bloor helped England bounce back from the disappointment of failing to reach the final to beat Finland 6.5-2.5 and secure the bronze medal position at the first Costa Ballena Octagonal Match in Spain.

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Home sweet home as Valley rally for victory

Home sweet home as Valley rally for victory

After seven weeks without a home fixture, Hope Valley defeated Burnage 31-29 with a fine comeback win to climb out of the relegation zone.

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International day to remember for 24 High Peak youngsters

International day to remember for 24 High Peak youngsters

High Peak Junior Netball Club hit the big screen when they were official mascots for both the England and Australian national teams.

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Hat-trick of top 100 awards for Cavendish

Hat-trick of top 100 awards for Cavendish

Cavendish Golf Club is celebrating after being named among the top 100 courses in England for a third successive year.

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Racing remains the second-best attended sport in the UK, behind only football.

Ditch the myths -- it’s cool and hip to go racing, especially on the Flat

A couple of myths that tend to sit lazily, and largely unchallenged, on racing’s debating table, have been exploded by the latest research released by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

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Runners brave the snow for Longer Leg trial

Runners brave the snow for Longer Leg trial

The start of the 2018 Hayfield Fell Championships saw Buxton Athletics Club members race in the Kinder Trial and the Lamb’s Longer Leg over the weekend.

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Cummings clinches U10s cyclo-cross title

Cummings clinches U10s cyclo-cross title

Buxton Cycling Club’s Fraser Cummings won the U10s North West England Cyclo-Cross League title.

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Pete Middleton crosses the line to take victory in the National Championships. Photo submitted.

Double delight for Middleton as he takes national honours

Buxton cyclocross rider Pete Middleton has been crowned national champion for the first time.

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Winstanley disappointed with quarter-final exit at Lakeside

Winstanley disappointed with quarter-final exit at Lakeside

Buxton star Lorraine Winstanley was disappointed to exit the BDO World Darts Championship at the quarter-final stage - but says she won’t dwell on it.

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Buxton 1st XV v Ashby (blue)

‘Dominant Stags unlucky in defeat to Ashby’

Director of rugby Karl de Groot thought his Buxton Stags were unlucky to lose to high-flying Ashby in Midlands 3 East (North).

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Craig Pollard

COLUMN: Top golf tips for winter practice sessions

Happy New Year to you all.

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Dele Alli

RUMOUR MILL: Spurs keen to tie down Alli, Keita could arrive at Liverpool early;

Spurs are in contract talks with Dele Alli while Naby Keita could be heading to Liverpool earlier than planned.

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Buxton's Lorraine Winstanley

Buxton darts star Lorraine into World quarter-finals at the Lakeside

Buxton darts star Lorraine Winstanley breezed past Tricia Wright to reach the quarter-finals of the BDO Women’s World Darts Championship.

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

de Groot looking for improvements from Stags

Buxton Stags director of rugby Karl de Groot is looking for an improved performance from the players in Saturday’s encounter with second-placed Ashby.

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

de Groot looking for improvements from Stags

Buxton Stags director of rugby Karl de Groot is looking for an improved performance from the players in Saturday’s encounter with second-placed Ashby.

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