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Cage fighting superstar Conor McGregor's forthcoming square up with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge interest in Mixed Martial Arts, on MMA - and we're giving you the chance to see what all the fuss is about for FREE!
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Newmarket's charming July Course, which staged another successful July Festival last week. (PHOTO BY:

Newmarket winning the race to put the cream on top of the July Jam

Got your breath back yet? What a hectic, action-packed few days they were!

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Weekend of sport returns to Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire’s popular annual weekend of sport and activity is returning on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July in time for the start of the school holidays.

Sidecar-racing husband-and-wife duo Jen and Giles Stainton, alias Team Sas, in action at Anglesey for the Wirral Club Championship.

Top-five consistency from sidecar-racing Staintons at Anglesey

Consistency was the byword for the sidecar-racing duo Jen and Giles Stainton when they recorded a clutch of solid top-five finishes in the Wirral Club Championship at Anglesey.

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Hannah Moat, who won a silver medal at the English Schools Athletics Championships.

Superb silver for Gainsborough athlete at English Schools

A phenomenal performance by Gainsborough high-jumper Hannah Moat won her a silver medal at the English Schools Athletics Championships.

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Judoka Jack Hodgson in action during the 2016 GB Visually Impaired Grand Prix (PHOTO BY: Mike Varey, elitepix)

Judoka Jack so glad he kicked off the ballet shoes!

Take one look at heavyweight judoka Jack Hodgson, of Gainsborough, and you’d never believe he was once a ballet dancer.

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DJ Sara Cox, an avid racing fan, is helping to promote the StirrUp Summer Campaign, which includes free admission for under-18s at all tracks.

Free admission for under-18s helps racing’s bid to lure the next generation

Go racing on any UK course these days, particularly on Saturdays, and you’ll be struck by the remarkable number of younger people who are there, enjoying themselves. Coral-Eclipse Day at Sandown this Saturday will provide the perfect example.

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ACB Light-Heavyweight Champion Thiago Silva defends his belt against undefeated Russian prospect Batraz Agnaev at Sheffield Arena on July 22.

BREAKING: Mixed Martial Arts to debut at Sheffield Arena with Thiago Silva v Batraz Agnaev ACB world title

Fight fans in Sheffield got some knock out news today - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is making its debut at the Arena with a ACB world title fight and world class undercard later this month.
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Mollie Langhorne, who took a county competition by storm for the Apex Gymnastics Academy, based at West Lindsey Leisure Centre in Gainsborough.

Birthday girl Mollie strikes gold on her gymnastics debut

Birthday girl Mollie Langhorne made a remarkable debut on the county competition stage for the Gainsborough-based Apex Gymnastics Academy.

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Week to remember for star Strider Huteson

Even by the high standards he sets for himself, it has been an excellent week for Mat Huteson, star runner for the Gainsborough and Morton Striders club.

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Ribchester, ridden by William Buick, who got Royal Ascot off to a flying start by winning the Queen Anne Stakes in course-record time.

ROYAL ASCOT: day-by-day review and horses to follow

A total of 293,791 people flocked through the gates of Royal Ascot last week, mixing top-class racing with all the glamour and glitz of one of the social occasions of the year.

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The Queen, who kept up her record of not missing a single day at Royal Ascot since her coronation in 1953.

Royal Ascot delivers top horses and top races to match the top hats

Never mind the top hat and tails. The top horses and races were all the fashion at an unforgettable Royal Ascot.

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Hat-trick of first places for young and old Striders

Hat-trick of first places for young and old Striders

Gainsborough Striders raced to three age-group first places at the Grimsthorpe Castle 10 over the weekend.

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Team SaS, alias Stainton and Stainton, in action at the Darley Moor track in Derbyshire. (PHOTO BY: Sid Diggins)

Sidecar racers make good use of break between British Championship rounds

Husband-and-wife sidecar-racing duo Giles and Jen Stainton have been busy using a break between British F2 Championship rounds to solve mechanical issues and boost their confidence.

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WEST Lindsey Indoor Bowls League round-up.

Title hopes remote

Gainsborough Bowls League champions Marshall A suffered their fourth successive league defeat last week to leave their hopes of retaining the title hanging by a thread.


Invitation to join the annual run for big Feast weekend

Entries are being invited to the annual Morton Feast 5k Fun Run, which has been held for 40 years, on Friday, 7th July, at 7pm.

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Amy Grocock

Grocock back with a win

Gainsborough triathlete Amy Grocock returned to action in style, retaining her ladies’ title at the Woodhall Spa Triathlon.

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The royal colours of the Queen, sported here by Frankie Dettori, which could be carried to success at Ascot on the final day of the meeting by Dartmouth in the Hardwicke Stakes.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Five (Saturday) Preview

The fifth and final day of the royal meeting centres on the sprinters in the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and its 6f sister race, the richly competitive Wokingham Handicap.

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Crack jockey Silvestre de Sousa, who warmed up for Royal Ascot by riding six winners in one day last Friday.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Four (Friday) Preview

If I was forced to make a choice, the Friday of Royal Ascot would be my favourite day of the five, given that it focuses on fast-improving 3yos.

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Godolphin star Hawkbill, who is one of many winners from last year's Royal Ascot expected to return in search of more success this week.

ROYAL ASCOT: Day Two (Wednesday) Preview

After a thrilling opening day, Royal Ascot serves up one of its blockbuster contests of the week in the shape of the Group One Prince Of Wales’s Stakes.

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