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SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Murray remains the King of UK Sports, Bernard is too old to box, international football is pants

There are many deserving winners of UK sporting awards in 2016, but Andy Murray remains head and shoulders above the rest.

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Boring Jose Mourinho.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: If you want to watch boring football, appoint Mourinho

Ten things we have learnt from the last round of Premier League matches.

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The Hicks Karate School students who did well at the World Championships. From the left they are, back, David Cairns, Elise Ward, Sensei Andrew Hicks (chief instructor), Atlanta Hickman (instructor), Rob Taylor, middle, Jolie Franks, Braydon Popat-Evans, Warren Bothamley, Aaron Leonard, Jazmyn Popat-Evans, front, Junior Crozier, Ginge Popat-Evans, Lucy Hicks and Denas Jankauskas.

Hicks Karate School students play starring role for Team GB

Hicks Karate School had plenty to celebrate at the World WFMC (World Fight Martial Arts Council) Championships in Manchester at the weekend.

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Benn Tilley in action at Silverstone.

MOTORSPORT: Silverstone success for Bourne ace Tilley

Bourne racer Benn Tilley ended his season on a high note at Silverstone at the weekend.

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Anthony Barnes in action at Donington Park. Photo: Jon Bryant/snappyracers.com

MOTORSPORT: Barnes does well at Donington Park

Ryhall racer Anthony Barnes emerged with credit when stepping up in class at Donington Park at the weekend (October 15 and 16).

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Peterborough Town competitors at the Cambs County Finals, back row, left to right,  Ollie Ramsay, Eden Spooner, Ben Pickering and Thomas Ramsay, front row Aiden Filmore, Callum McGurk , Jake Carlin and Christian Griffiths.

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Title wins for Town kids

Peterborough Town youngsters Callum McGurk and Oliver Ramsey won Cambs County titles at the Hunts County club.

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Peterborough gymnast Louis Smith facing “expulsion” from British Gymnastics team

Peterborough’s four-time Olympic medallist Louis Smith is facing “suspension or expulsion” by British Gymnastics over a video in which he seems to mock Islam.

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Joe Perry.

ENGLISH OPEN: Perry plays well in defeat

Chatteris cueman Joe Perry knocked in a break of 134 and enjoyed a 95% pot success rate, but still went out in the first round of the English Open in Manchester yesterday (October 11).

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The new Hicks Karate School black belts with instructor Andrew Hicks. From the left they are Katie Lefevre (15), Jolie Franks (11), Harry Godfrey (11) and Mollie Godfrey (13).

Hicks Karate students pass black belt test

Four students from Peterborough’s Hicks Karate School were successful when taking part in a five-hour black belt grading on Sunday.

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Peterborough BCKA fighters who did well at the Peterborough Series. From the left are Kim Smith, Amjad Mustafa, Kelsey Lock, Zac Culpin, Abi Daulton, Matthew Lazenby and Hannah Cameron.

BCKA on course for Series success

The Peterborough BCKA club are leading the race to be crowned 2016 Peterborough Series grand champions.

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Joe Perry was beaten in Preston.

SNOOKER: Perry bows out Grace-fully

Joe Perry’s disappointing start to the 2016-2017 season continued at the European Masters qualifying tournament in Preston today (September 27).

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Lorena Ismail.

Lorena lands titles

It’s been a superb September for nine year-old Peterborough martial artist Lorena Ismail.

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The Peterborough BCKA fighters who did well at the European Championships. From the left are, back, Eddy Paddock, Zac Culpin, Leon Gold, Sam Spencer, Ashton Brannigan, front, Freya Molloy, Jaden Harris and Abi Daulton.

A scorching summer for the top BCKA fighters

It’s been a super summer for the Peterborough BCKA kickboxing club with their top fighters picking up a stack of British and European titles.

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Pictured are, from the left, Bethany Jones, Jake Peppercorn and Lianne Jones.

A sister act that’s hard to follow

Three kickboxing sisters from the city’s JAMA martial arts club were winners in three top competitions at the weekend.

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Joe Perry lost 5-4 in Shanghai.

SHANGHAI MASTERS: Perry makes a sharp exit

Joe Perry suffered an early defeat in the Shanghai Masters tournament today (September 21).

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Benn Tilley (left) on the podium at Brands Hatch.

MOTOR RACING: Tilley takes two Historic podium places

Teenage racer Benn Tilley gained podium finishes in both Historic Formula Ford Championship races at Brands Hatch at the weekend (September 17/18).

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The new indoor tennis facility at Bretton Gate.

GRAND OPENING: Indoor tennis to be unveiled at Bretton Gate

A new indoor tennis facility for Peterborough is set to open on Saturday (September 24).

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Longthorpe tennis club finalists, from left, Maki Zivotic, Phil Watson and Caroline Beaty.

FINALS WEEKEND: Student and teacher are the big winners

Jan Ortonowski and Ruth Swann were the big winners at Longthorpe Tennis Club Finals weekend (September 17/18).

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Anthony Barnes celebrates his championship win with his parents. Picture:  Jon Bryant/snappyracers.com

MOTORSPORT: Barnes wins his first championship

Anthony Barnes clinched the Caterham Tracksport Championship at the weekend (Septemnber 10 and 11).

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Ladies Ametrican Football arrives in Peterborough on Saturday.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Strictly for the ladies

Sporting history will be made this weekend when the city’s first female American Football players take to the field for the Peterborough Royals inaugural try-outs.

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