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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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Maria Sharapova is a villain of 2016.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The heroes and villains of 2016

All good columnists use their last page of the year to remember the best and worst from the previous 12 months.

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Simone Biles was an unworthy winner of Overseas Sports Personality of the Year prize.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Brownlee good, but Biles better than Bolt? What nonsense

Andy Murray should retire gracefully from future Sports Personality of the Year contests to give everyone else a chance.

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry crashes out of Scottish Open

Joe Perry was left rueing a sluggish opening as nemesis Robert Milkins finally took head-to-head bragging rights to send the world number eight crashing out of the Coral Scottish Open today (December 15)

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry breezes into the last 32 of the Scottish Open

Joe Perry believes a consistent match was exactly what the doctor ordered as he breezed his way to the Coral Scottish Open last 32 with a whitewash victory over Hossein Vafaei Ayouri yesterday (December 14).

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Joe Perry.

SCOTTISH OPEN: Perry squeezes through in Scotland after a last-ball decider

Joe Perry admitted ‘Lady Luck’ was certainly on his side after prevailing in a dramatic last-ball finale with Adam Duffy to reach the second round of the Coral Scottish Open.

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Joe Perry.

SNOOKER: ‘Embarrassing’ Perry blown away by whirlwind

Chatteris cueman Joe Perry called his display ‘embarrassing’ after slipping to a 5-3 defeat to Jimmy ‘Whirlwind’ White in the second round of the German Masters in Berlin today (December 9).

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The Huntingdon Gymnastics Club team. From the left are Harry ODriscoll (16), Patrick Murphy (16), Benji Eyre (18), Tony Duchars (18), coach Ben Howells and Jake Jarman (14).

Personal best for Jarman in British Club Championships

A Huntingdon Gymnastics Club team including promising young Peterborough prospect Jake Jarman narrowly missed out on a medal at the British Club Championships in Basildon at the weekend.

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Nico Rosberg is a sporting hero for 2016.

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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