Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form by winning the Australian Open Super Series – his fourth Super Series title and second in two weeks while playing his third final in a row. He beat Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in 45 minutes. Kidambi Srikanth has been on a roll off late. He has beaten the World No 1 Son Wan Ho twice in as many weeks, he has beaten the Chinese top-ranked shuttler Shi Yuqi twice as well.…

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Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares

Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-4351084/Crolla-eyes-derby-match-against-Terry-Flanagan.html#ixzz4cgt8ofLv Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares It was hard going for Anthony Crolla in the prize ring on Saturday night and now it will be just as tough at the negotiating table for his promoter Eddie Hearn. Manchester’s have-a-go hero retains his appetite for the big fights despite being bewitched by dazzling world lightweight champion Jorge Linares for a second time but it will not be easy for Hearn to help him satisfy that craving. So tricky will it be to…

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Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D’Air wins Champion Hurdle

Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D'Air wins Champion Hurdle

Cheltenham 2017 Buveur D’Air wins Champion Hurdle Second favourite Buveur D’Air, ridden by Noel Fehily, stormed to victory in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. The Nicky Henderson-trained six-year-old, a 5-1 shot, came home ahead of My Tent Or Yours (16-1) and Petit Mouchoir (6-1). It was Fehily’s second Champion Hurdle victory, and owner JP McManus’ 50th winner at Cheltenham. Yanworth – the 9-4 favourite – never settled and placed seventh. Henderson’s sixth winner makes him the most successful trainer in the history of the race, following successes with See You…

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UFC 208: Germaine de Randamie becomes first women’s featherweight champion

UFC 208: Germaine de Randamie becomes first women's featherweight champion

UFC 208: Germaine de Randamie becomes first women’s featherweight champion Germaine* de Randamie became the first winner of the UFC women’s featherweight championship after a controversial victory over Holly Holm in Brooklyn, New York. The Dutch former world kickboxing champion took a unanimous judges decision against Holm – who was looking to become the first two-weight female champion in UFC history. But the victory proved controversial after De Randamie twice landed solid punches to the face of Holm after the buzzer had sounded to mark the end of the round.…

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St Moritz 2017 Erik Guay becomes skiing’s oldest world champion

St Moritz 2017 Erik Guay becomes skiing's oldest world champion

St Moritz 2017 Erik Guay becomes skiing’s oldest world champion (CNN)He might be 35, but Canadian veteran Erik Guay just became a ski world champion to join the recent list of mid 30-somethings proving age is just a number. It’s only February and already Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Tom Brady have shown that the youngsters don’t have a monopoly on vim and vigor. Sometimes age and experience can trump youthful exuberance. Erik Guay won the world super-G title at the age of 35. Guay hadn’t won for almost three…

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Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years Japan has formally named its first home-grown sumo grand champion in almost two decades, in a boost to the traditional wrestling sport. Kisenosato, 30, was promoted to the top-most yokozuna rank after his win in the first tournament of the year. He is the first Japanese-born wrestler to make it since Wakanohana in 1998. Five wrestlers from American Samoa and Mongolia have made it in the interim. Foreign wrestlers have come to dominate sumo, amid a lack of local recruits. Kisenosato, who…

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