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Knight’s England Can Win the World Cup

It will be painfully drawn out, and towards the end of the group stage dreadfully dead-rubber-tastic, but don’t let the OTT format of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup put you off.

The planet’s greatest one-day exponents have gathered in England for a jamboree of big hitting, and I’m expecting fireworks between now and late July.
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Bazu City Circuit requires maximum concentration and no margin for error

The 6km Baku City circuit in Azerbaijan, used for the first time last year when it was known as the European Grand Prix, is the location for round eight of the F1 season.

The tight street sections are not dissimilar to Monaco but, unlike that famous venue, Baku also features flat-out straights like Monza.
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British Lions Momentum May Be Moribund

Momentum is a word that is often talked about in sport but is poorly understood.

It’s something that is considered a cornerstone of physics but when it comes to a team or individual athletes, it can be interpreted very differently by the media and fans.

The current British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand epitomises that misunderstanding.
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The big-hitting English batsmen should see off South Africa

The emergence of a new generation of big-hitting batsmen has been the defining feature of England’s white ball cricket of late.

Hopes are high that Liam Livingstone could be the next muscular cab off the rank if he makes his debut against South Africa in Wednesday’s opening T20I in Southampton.
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