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SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Rosberg is my hero. Cook out Root in, BBC disgrace

Nico Rosberg is not just my hero of the week, but my hero of the year for winning the Formula One World Championship.

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Lorena Ismail.

KICKBOXING: Lorena lands another top title

Young city martial arts star Lorena Ismail (10) finished her outstanding year on the kickboxing curcuit in style at the weekend when winning two titles (girls Under 30kg and Under 35kg) at the WKU English Open Championships in Birmingham.

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Pictured from the left are, back, Louis King, Bradley King, Kelsey Lock, Zac Culpin, Dan Smith, front, Leon King, Harvey King, Jay Dunk and Lexi Dunk.

KICKBOXING: Culpin and Lock end their competitive year in grand style

The Peterborough BCKA club completed an outstanding year when attending the Norfolk Open in Stalham at the weekend - their last competitive event of 2016.

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Jake Jarman.

Gold, silver and bronze for Jarman

City gymnast Jake Jarman helped Great Britain strike gold in a four-way international tournament in Belfast at the weekend.

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry bows out of the UK Championship

Joe Perry bowed out of the Betway UK Championship at the third round stage this afternoon (November 29) and admitted the better man won.

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Dodging Bullets on the way to victory at Cheltenham last year.

HORSE-RACING: A deadly dozen set for the Peterborough Chase

There’s a top-class field for Sunday’s (December 4) big race at Huntingdon.

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry scrapes through to the last 32

Joe Perry won through to the last 32 of the Betway UK Championship last night (November 27) but only by dragging his opponent down.

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Joe Perry.

UK CHAMPIONSHIPS: Fenland potter wins after losing concentration

Chatteris cueman Perry bemoaned his own lack of concentration after letting a big lead slip before eventually pulling through for a 6-3 win against Jamie Curtis-Barrett in the Betway UK Championship first round.

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Pam Sly (left) with jockey Gina Andrews stablelad Brian Drabner and her five-year-old mare Actinpieces.

HORSE-RACING: Sly horse refuses to be ridden by a man

Thorney trainer Pam Sly had a winner at Wetherby yesterday (November 23) with a horse that refuses to be ridden by men.

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Best Mate won the Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon in 2002.

HORSE-RACING: Half-price entry for young adults on Huntingdon’s big day

Huntingdon Racecourse owners, The Jockey Club, are to allow all 18-24 year-olds to enjoy racing for half-price - and the first chance to do so at the Cambridgeshire track is at the next meeting on Sunday December 4.

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Wales manager Chris Coleman.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Loving the failures of Australia, Wales and Scotland, while England close in on All Blacks

Certain sporting results are guaranteed to bring a huge smile, even to my miserable face.

Joe Perry was beaten in Belfast.

SNOOKER: Perry bows out in Belfast

Joe Perry bowed out of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast at the third round stage this afternoon (November 17).

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Joe Perry.

SNOOKER: Poor Perry scrapes through in Belfast

Joe Perry felt as though he had been given a stay of execution after defying his form to reach the last 32 of the Coral Northern Ireland Open this afternoon (November 16).

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Megan Nicholls -  the Face of Winter Ladies Day 2016.

HORSE RACING: Winter Ladies Day at Huntingdon set for bumper fields

The excellent racing conditions produced by the award-winning ground staff at Huntingdon Racecourse looks set to attract a bumper crop of fields on Saturday (November 19).

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Andy Murray celebrates his rise to world number one after winning the Paris Masters.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Is Murray the best GB sportsman of all time?

Arise Sir Andy Murray. I assume it will happen at the next opportunity and so it should.

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The Market Deeping Tang Soo Do Club members who did well in the Netherlands Open. They are Gabe Howlett, Ian Williams, Sarah Chapman, Freya Newman, Leah Smith, Tom Roberts, Master Robbie Tyler, Laurence Sutton, Emily Meli, Thomas Sutton, Mia Newman, Lauren Bettyes, Max Meli, Phillip Sutton and James Roberts.

Dutch delight for Deeping club

A local Tang Soo Do club recently returned from the Netherlands Open in Rotterdam with a stack of medals.

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Peterborough BCKAs WKC World Championship stars (above) were from the left, Zac Culpin, Ashton Brannigan, Leon Gold, Jaden Harris and Eddy Paddock.

Peterborough kickboxers on top of the world in Portugal

Peterborough fighters ruled the world at the big kickboxing championships in Portugal.

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Town stars, back left to right, Tommy Ramsey, Milly Prothero, Ollie Ramsey, front, Eden Spooner, Aiden Filimore, Rawdon Prothero, Callum McGurk.

Tommy guns down his East rivals

Peterborough Town’s Tommy Ramsey is the under 15 champion of the East.

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Jake Jarman.

GYMNASTICS: Jarman wins medals on his Team GB debut in Italy

Young city gymnast Jake Jarman made a superb GB debut at the weekend (October 29/30) in Italy.

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The Peterborough Royals American Football team.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Royals make competitive debut

The Peterborough Royals made history at the weekend (October 30) when becoming the city’s first female American Football team to feature in a competitive match.

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