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Broad will deserve Test wickets milestone, says Randall

Trent Bridge legend Derek Randall says Nottinghamshire bowler Stuart Broad will richly deserve reaching the milestone of 400 wickets in Test matches for England.

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Tour of Britain 2017 stage 4 from Mansfield to Newark-On-Trent. Riders on the start line in Mansfield. Picture: Chris Etchells

Tour of Britain back in Mansfield and Ashfield for second year

The Tour of Britain will return to Nottinghamshire this summer – and will visit Mansfield for the second time.

Big turnout once again for Retford Half Marathon

Big turnout once again for Retford Half Marathon

The 2018 Retford Half Marathon was won by John Beattie for the second year in a row.

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Buveur D'Air wins the Champion Hurdle at last year's Cheltenham Festival. He is a short-priced favourite to land a repeat success.

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: eve-of-meeting selections for every race

If you haven’t booked the week off work, you’re reading the wrong column. This is a work-free zone. This is a Cheltenham Festival zone.

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Native River, third last year, is expected to go close again in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: preview of the Champion Hurdle and Gold Cup

I am old enough to remember the days when the Cheltenham Festival primarily revolved around the Champion Hurdle and the Gold Cup.

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Celebrating North Nottinghamshire’s sportswomen

Continuing to shine a light on North Nottinghamshire sport, we are celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the achievements of female athletes from across the region.

Buveur D'Air wins the Champion Hurdle at last year's Cheltenham Festival. He is a short-priced favourite to land a repeat success.

Cheltenham Festival fever is here again!

Not long now. Not long until you can banish your stresses and strains, park your family problems, put on hold your job worries and even forget about Brexit.

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Jake Ball, who was dropped after the opening Test in Australia. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Ball determined to learn from Ashes frustration

Nottinghamshire’s Jake Ball insists he has learned a lot from his frustrating Ashes tour of Australia and is determined to win back an England Test place.

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Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies shows his affection for popular veteran The New One, who is back for his seventh Cheltenham Festival run.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: golden rules for a successful week of punting

The Beast From The East is doing its darnedest to spoil things. But the Beasts From The West, alias the battalions from the yards of Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott, will soon be on their way, and the Cheltenham Festival is almost ready to unleash a roar mightier than any Siberian blast of snow, wind and ice can muster.

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One For Arthur back home after his Grand National triumph at Aintree last year. He is flanked by trainer Lucinda Russell, her partner, former champion jockey Peter Scudamore, and groom Jaimie Duff.

GRAND NATIONAL: ante-post shortlist of seven for Aintree’s great race

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it seems incongruous to start talking about the Grand National.

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Alex Hales, who will not feature for Notts in their county championship matches. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Hales to play one-day cricket only for Notts

England batsman Alex Hales has opted not to play county championship cricket this season, although he has signed an extended contract to keep him at Nottinghamshire until the end of 2019.

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Director of cricket Mick Newell, who feels Nottinghamshire's batting needs to be strengthened. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Notts line up a batsman as their main overseas player

Nottinghamshire’s overseas signing for most of their domestic cricket in 2018 will be a batsman, it has been confirmed.

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Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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Notts’ Alex Hales shines but can’t prevent England from suffering T20 tri-series loss to New Zealand

Notts’ Alex Hales scored 47 but couldn’t prevent England from suffering T20 defeat to New Zealand in Wellington.

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Total Recall, who was one of seven winners for champion trainer Willie Mullins at the new Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

Ireland showcases the cream of Jumps racing -- ahead of more dominance at Cheltenham Festival

The decision to switch TV coverage of Irish racing from At The Races to Racing UK from next January has caused consternation and triggered quite a kerfuffle.

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Racing remains the second-best attended sport in the UK, behind only football.

Ditch the myths -- it’s cool and hip to go racing, especially on the Flat

A couple of myths that tend to sit lazily, and largely unchallenged, on racing’s debating table, have been exploded by the latest research released by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

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Ish Sodhi during the NatWest T20 Final match between Birmingham Bears and Notts Outlaws at Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 2 September 2017. Photo by Simon Trafford.

Sodhi to return to Trent Bridge for T20 campaign

Ish Sodhi will return to Trent Bridge as Notts Outlaws’ second overseas signing for their T20 Blast title defence this summer.

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Racing on Southwell's turf track at its annual Farmers' Day meeting last year. (PHOTO BY: Rachel Atkins)

Flood-free Southwell Racecourse eyes a bright future under lights

The going is very good at Southwell Racecourse, where officials are predicting a bright future in 2018 and beyond.

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An exclusive collection of 25 horses to have caught the eye this Jumps season and likely to go on to big-race success. (PHOTO BY: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: horses to follow from the Jumps season so far

Inexorably, inevitably, the Cheltenham Festival is swinging into view. The rest of the Jumps season, which now resembles one, long dress-rehearsal, one, long schooling session, has hit the home straight and the winning post of mid-March is on the horizon.

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Chesterfield CC 1st XI v Cutthorpe CC 1st XI in the Derbyshire County Cricket League ECB Premier Division. Cutthorpe bowler Muhammad Attari in action.

How have the Laws of Cricket changed with the new 2017 code?

Recreational cricketers will see a new set of laws in place when they start the 2018 season.

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