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Australia’s Gary Gilmour passes away

Stabroek - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:25
(Reuters) – Former Australia cricketer Gary Gilmour, who dazzled in the inaugural World Cup, has passed away after a prolonged fight with ill health, Cricket Australia said on its Twitter feed...

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Phillips Idowu surprise inclusion for European Team Championships

Guardian Sport - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:17
Triple jumper said he was taking a break
No Mo Farah in experimental British squad

The former triple-jump world champion Phillips Idowu, who last year claimed he was taking a break from athletics for the foreseeable future, is a surprise inclusion for the British squad for the European Team Championships in Braunschweig in Germany on 21-22 June.

The 35-year-old is included in a 48-strong team which includes the Olympic long-jump champion Greg Rutherford and world 400m hurdles finalist Eilidh Child.

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VIDEO: Lowry relishing US Open opportunity

BBC Sport - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:11
Irish golfer Shane Lowry says he is thrilled at earning the opportunity to play in this year's US Open as opposed to watching the major on television.

Thomas achieves rare four-in-four

BBC Sport - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:09
Somerset's Alfonso Thomas takes four wickets in four balls on the third morning of their game against Sussex.

Fay plots Scotland's World Cup progress

BBC Sport - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:07
Scotland's women are in a perfect position to qualify for their first major finals, says goalkeeper Gemma Fay.

VIDEO: Delight & relief as England win

BBC Sport - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:05
England players react to their dramatic 3-2 victory over Belgium as they progress through to the World Cup semi-finals.