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British Woman Conquers World Conkers Championship With Only 20 Minutes Of Training

LONDON (Reuters) – Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship. The quintessential British school playground pastime involves competitors taking it in turns to launch their conkers in a bid to break those of their opponents. Victory can also be claime… Sports

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Raptors banking on championship pedigree of Leonard, Green

It would’ve been easy for the Toronto Raptors to stick with what they had. Their roster and coaching continuity had yielded the most successful stretch in franchise history — five straight post-season appearances, an Eastern Conference final, and 59 wins last season en route to the East’s top seed. But none of that had yielded the ultimate goal of an NBA championship. Last season ended with ...

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ERC – Gryazin wins FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship

2018 Rally Liepāja – Report *Career-progression opportunity claimed by Russian on final-round decider *He takes prestigious title and prize after three-way battle for glory on Rally Liepāja *ERC Co-ordinator Ley: “All three drivers demonstrated true quality”  The race to win one of the biggest prizes in rallying is over: Nikolay Gryazin is the winner of the F… News feed

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WIM – Female foursome set for 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Four dynamic females racing in the United States hope to take the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship by storm with a ground-breaking team on board the No. 57 Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) Acura NSX GT3 car. FIA Women in Motorsport Commission Ambassador Katherine Legge (GBR) will line-up alongside Simona De Silvestro (CHE), Bia Figueiredo (Ana Beatriz, BRA) and American Jackie ...

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Astros to test championship mettle in ALCS

HOUSTON — Funny thing about pressure and how it manifests itself. Torture to some, joy to others, and isn’t that the thin line separating cocky and confident? On the other hand, this could be the single thing — mostly intangible — defining baseball’s defending World Series champions. “If you can’t enjoy the playoffs and kind of get up for stuff ...

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A path towards the championship has now opened for Chase Elliott

Elliott’s win in overtime in Sunday’s race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway is his second this season. While his first career victory two months ago at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International was a welcome relief, Sunday’s win sets Elliott up nicely in the playoffs. He is now locked into the Round of 8, regardless of where he finishes the next two ...

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