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Fabulous February for Pam Sly

It’s been a fabulous February so far for Thorney trainer Pam Sly.

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Haafapiece (centre) comes through to win for Pam Sly at Kempton Park.

Sly follows up Catterick double with 33-1 winner

Pam Sly celebrated a winner for the second weekend running.

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Joe Perry lost in the first round.

SNOOKER: Welsh woe for Perry

Joe Perry lost his first round match in the Coral Welsh Open at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff this afternoon (February 14).

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Alastair Cook has done his country a great service by quitting.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Why Cook quitting is a good thing, Brady is the best of the bunch, six observations from the Six Nations

Thank goodness he’s gone.

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Joe Perry.

WORLD GRAND PRIX: China beats Chatteris after a nail-biter

Joe Perry was knocked out of the World Grand Prix after a nail-biting quarter-final against China’s Liang Wenbo last night (February 9).

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Pam Sly with Actinpieces, jockey Gina Andrews and stablelad Brian Drabner.

It’s double delight for Sly at Catterick

Pam Sly continued her fine record at Catterick with a double there at the weekend.

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Rob Taylor (right) with his gym sponsor Simon Gomm at The Fitness Station in Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough.

It’s another top title for terrific Taylor

Local kickboxer Rob Taylor has started 2017 just as he ended last year.

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Big winners Jake Peppercorn and Lianne Jones.

Great start for JAMA

Peterborough’s JAMA kickboxing club have started 2017 with a bang.

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Joe Perry.

SNOOKER; Perry fights back to reach last 16 in the Grand Prix

Joe Perry is through to the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Peterborough BCKA prizefighters. From the Freya Molloy, Eddy Paddock, Sam Spencer, Abi Dalton and Jaden Harris.

England’s glory for BCKA

There was a great start to the year for seven kickboxers from the Peterborough BCKA Club.

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Heroic Roger Federer isn't perfect.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Heroic Federer, Wenger’s let off, bad guys do win

It’s a shame he benefitted from an obnoxious, partisan Aussie crowd and that he took advantage of the lax rules regarding medical timeouts which halt momentum, but it was still a fine effort by a 35 year-old to win his 18th Grand Slam title

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Team man Wayne Rooney.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Hero Rooney the team man, too many beggars, too much bias

Thank goodness Wayne Rooney has beaten Sir Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United club goal-scoring record.

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Daphne Ngan.

BADMINTON: Oundle School pupil nets a top prize

Oundle School pupil Daphne Ngan (13) took first place in the Badminton England Northamptonshire Under 17 Open Bronze competition, which saw players from all over the country competing.

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry breezes through China Open qualifier

Joe Perry’s return to top form continued in Lancashire this afternoon (January 24).

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Racing at Huntingdon.

HORSE-RACING: Bonus for racing fans at Huntingdon

Racing fans at Huntingdon Racecourse’s second fixture of 2017 on Friday (January 27) are in for a bonus with a top race switched from Ascot.

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Joe Perry (left) and Ronnie O'Sullivan (right) pose for a photograph before the start of the Dafabet Masters final. Picture:  John Walton/PA Wire

SNOOKER MASTERS FINAL: Perry falls just short against record-breaker Ronnie

Joe Perry put up a brave fight but was ultimately shot down by ‘Rocket’ Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Dafabet Masters final at London’s Alexandra Palace last night (January 22).

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Joe Perry.

MASTERS: Remarkable Perry comeback sets up final with Rocket Ronnie

Chatteris cueman Joe Perry set up a Masters final with reigning champion Ronnie O’Sullivan thanks to a thrilling comeback win last night (January 21).

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George Russell.

MOTORSPORT: Former Wisbech Grammar School pupil George teams up with Hamilton at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s world championship-winning Mercedes team have signed young British driver George Russell to their junior programme.

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Friday meeting at Peterborough Greyhound Stadium is off.

MEETING OFF: Greyhound racing cancelled

Tonight’s race meeting at Peterborough Greyhound Stadium has been cancelled because of adverse weather conditions.

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Max Verstappen (right) would trounce Lewis Hamilton on a level playing field.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Give Max a fast car, Darragh the freedom of the city and give me a ticket to the darts

2016 wasn’t a bad sporting year. Great Britain ruled the Olympics, England’s rugby union team went through the year unbeaten and a little club won the Premier League.

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