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BRISTOL’S Judd Trump won his first Masters title on Sunday night by thrashing seven-times champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-4 at Alexandra Palace. Trump made a stunning start and went 4-0 up and then 7-1 ahead in just the first session. O’Sullivan pulled back three frames in the evening session with two centuries, but Trump kept his …

England captain Heather Knight was pleased her side beat Bangladesh by seven wickets on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method at the Women’s World T20. After their opener against Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled on Saturday, England won the toss and soon had Bangladesh 3-2 in St Lucia. Debutant Kirstie Gordon took 3-16 as she help …

BRITISH Athletics have announced that 114 athletes have been offered membership to its World Class Programme (WCP) for 2018-19. The British Athletics WCP is UK Sport’s National Lottery-funded initiative to support the delivery of success at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Membership onto the WCP for 2018-19 is based upon an athletes’ potential to win …

LONDON Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray has announced her retirement from modern pentathlon. The 29-year-old former world champion is one of Great Britain’s most successful modern pentathletes and will retire after nearly 10 years at the top of the sport. Reflecting on her career Murray said: “From a young age it was my dream to …

PLYMOUTH Raiders made it back-to-back wins in the BBL Championship by seeing off Manchester Giants 104-78 at home on Sunday. Paul James’ side improved to 4-4 in the league to move up to sixth in the standings, while the Giants suffered their first road defeat to drop to 2-4. Plymouth edged an even first period …

MORE than 200 runners took to the start line last weekend for the 20th anniversary of one of Britain’s toughest road races. The Dartmoor Discovery ultra marathon attracts endurance athletes from all around the country. In recent years the race has been 32 miles long, but to celebrate their anniversary organisers added on an extra …

AXE VALLEY  Runners’ Paul Johns took on a challenge to complete 10 iron man distances in 10 days. Unfortunately, due to ankle issues early on in the challenge it was decided to dropdown to five iron man distances broke up into two full and six halfs to manage the challenge (Quintuple Ultratriathlon 19km swim, 900km …

THERE was doubt that years year’s Beer Blazer series of races would be put on as there was no one to organise it, then up stepped James Green and boy what a good job he did! The main Beer Blazer 10K race was held over some of the tough Grizzly course plus the added bonus …