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Danny’s Dealing with success

An athlete has returned from a successful European Championships campaign to thanks his supporters in Wigan and Leigh.

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John McEnroe throwing his racket in anger during his stormy semi-final match against Australian Rod Frawley

14 brilliant moments from Wimbledon over 90 years

The Beeb is celebrating nine decades of broadcasting from the Wimbledon Championships - here's a look back...

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Andy Murray and Johanna Konta aiming to prove fitness as Wimbledon begins

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta will both look to prove they are fighting fit for long Wimbledon campaigns when they take to the court on Monday.

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Great Britain's Shanaze Reade following the announcement of cyclists for the GB Olympic Team during the Team GB Announcement at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 13, 2012. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

BMX star to grace town’s pop-up track

Top cyclist Shanaze Reade will be heading up Team Wigan when the Street Velodrome returns to Leigh next week.

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Wrestler Dom Travis in his persona as Kastor Le Vay

Charity night in memory of local grappler Dom

Wrestlers will descend on Wigan for a night to remember in tribute to a popular grappler and in aid of a leading mental illness charity.

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Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Leigh Miners v Wigan St Pat's. Photo: Brian King

BBC broadcast for Challenge Cup derby

The 2017 season will kick off as rugby league history is created at Twist Lane, when Leigh Miners Rangers face Wigan St Patrick’s in the first round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Saturday.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement from professional cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling in a statement.
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Harry is rugby league’s new royal patron

Her Majesty The Queen is to step down as royal patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Race to the title was a family affair for LCM

This season’s battle to the Preston and District Motorcycle Club Steel Frame Championship came down to a one-team battle, and a one-family battle.

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Jonnie Simm with wife Betty and his Bolton Wanderers team-mate Tommy Banks

Jonnie is guest for match of the day

A former footballer was given a day to remember as he was a special guest of honour to watch two of his former clubs play.

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Are you set for National Fitness Day?

Are you set for National Fitness Day?

This year’s National Fitness Day, the biggest annual celebration of fitness and physical activity across the UK, will see leading retailer Argos become the headline partner.

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Evans set for Rio BMX quarter-final

Wigan’s Kyle Evans qualified for today’s BMX quarter-finals in Rio.

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Super Saturday: Rio 2016 day eight highlights

Watch our round-up from day eight at Rio 2016.

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Bennett’s first game against France

England coach Wayne Bennett’s first game in charge will be against France on October 22.

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Gold medal or DNF, how will you fare in our Olympic quiz?

It’s hard to believe it’s already four years since the triumph of the London Olympic Games but next week the 31st Olympiad will get under way in Rio de Janeiro.

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Euro 2016 - Who are the biggest underdogs?

As we gear up for the Euro 2016 kick off, host nation France have been installed as favourites to win the tournament by most bookmakers - that’s despite Les Blues only ranking 17th in the latest FIFA world rankings.

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