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Northampton furious that biter Chris Ashton escaped sanction during match

Northampton Saints' Michael Paterson tackled by Saracen’s Chris Ashton

Northampton have responded bitterly to Chris Ashton’s 13-match ban for biting their prop Alex Waller, upset the Saracens wing was allowed to remain on the field throughout last Saturday’s match. Saints believe the incident should have been referred immediately to the television match official and say the failure to do so cost them a potential victory.

Mo Farah and Rafael Nadal named in latest leak from Fancy Bears hacking group

Athletics - Men's 5000m Victory Ceremony

Mo Farah is the latest British athlete to face scrutiny over his use of so-called therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) after his confidential medical data was leaked online. Farah, the double gold medallist at the 2016 Olympics, is one of eight more British athletes who competed in Rio de Janeiro whose records were released on Monday by the Fancy Bears hacking group, believed to have links to Russia.

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Why Bankers Like Cricket

Cricket is a uniquely English thing, in my view. To those of you who are not from England (or formely English-dominated colonies), cricket can only be an acquired taste.

Anthony Joshua during the press conference

Anthony Joshua vows to humble Eric Molina in IBF title fight

A knockout machine in the ring, Anthony Joshua has developed a reputation as one of boxing’s more genial figures out of it. So it came as a surprise to hear the heavyweight express his desire to make the Mexican American Eric Molina “look like shit” when the pair square up next month.

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Jemima Sumgong survives trip and banged head to win London Marathon

Jemima Sumgong survived a dramatic tumble – and the attentions of a harebrained spectator who jumped over the barriers and nearly caused another collision – to win an incident-packed women’s race in the London Marathon. Her Kenyan compatriot Eliud Kipchoge could not have looked more serene in the men’s race, however, gliding home in the second fastest marathon time in history.

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