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The 53-year-old, who famously reached six World Championship finals during his prime, rolled back the years to give world No.15 Stephen Maguire a real first-round scare at the Barbican Centre in York

Jimmy White on his early exit from UK Snooker Championship on Thursday evening

David Flatman speaking to some of the brightest sporting talents in the country at the Jaguar Land Rover Academy of Sport unique experience day.

'Saracens are the most complete team in the Premiership'

Taekwondo Club’s Sivakumar Ramasamy will be in attendance after being nominated for the Performance Development Coach of the Year award

Manor Park taekwondo coach nominated for a top prize at the 2015 UK Coaching Awards

Ouseph was the skipper in a tense final that saw Derby win 3-2 against Loughborough Sport – the Commonwealth medallist winning his match against Henri Hurskainen en route

Ouseph honoured to be named Team Derby captain for upcoming National Badminton League season

George Nash with his Olympic bronze medal

New season picks up for Nash

Ireland has been selected as the the Venture Cup 2016 host.

Host for the Venture Cup announced

But whoever is handed the job, Vickery knows they have a fight on their hands to help England go on and break the southern hemisphere monopoly with no team from the other side of the equator reaching a World Cup semi-final this time around

Phil Vickery has expressed his disappointment at seeing Stuart Lancaster leave his role as England

Leah Cathrine Williamson is an English women's football player, currently playing for Arsenal of the FA WSL and the England women's national under-19 team

Williamson determined to help Arsenal to next season's FA Women's Super League title

Lewisham-born Alphonsi, playing in her second global tournament, was part of the England side that beat Canada 21-9 in August 2014 to become world champions

Alphonsi adamant that chance for a hat-trick of titles in 2017 is still very much alive

George Skivington is a rugby union player for London Irish in the Aviva Premiership. He plays as a lock

Skivington speaks ahead of Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup event this weekend

Double Olympic champion Geraint Thomas believes gold in Rio would be the perfect end to Sir Bradley Wiggins’ illustrious career

Thomas looks to make an impact in the road race ahead of Rio 2016

A track cycling world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the team pursuit

Geraint Thomas previews Revolution Series 2015

Gerrit-Jan van Velze is a South African rugby union footballer

Youngsters from 40 local rugby clubs to take part in Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup this weekend

Stephen Leigh Halfpenny is a Wales and British Lions international rugby union player

Halfpenny on why Warren Gatland's men favourites to land next year's Six Nations title

The 34-year-old reached the second ranking final of his career back in July when he lost the Australian Open showpiece 9-8 to four-time world champion John Higgins

Gould leaving health problems behind him ahead of UK Championships

Leigh Halfpenny watched the final at a fan’s house on Saturday

Halfpenny on why Wales' experience during Rugby World Cup will mean better chance of Six Nations success

Nile Wilson - The first British gymnast ever to win five gold medals at the European Junior Gymnastics Championships in 2014

Historic week in Glasgow that saw the country claim five medals at World Championships

At the last Olympic Games in London, Reading’s David Rossfew was a mere spectator – fast forward three years and he is now planning his own route to the top, supported by the world’s most successful rowing club

Rossfew on why he made decision to take up rowing

Competing in the open quad sculls, Forsythe and his team finished second in the E final, while Leander’s A boat took overall honours in the A final

Forsythe admits he could not be in a better place to try to achieve dream of rowing at Olympics

The 24-year-old first climbed into a boat a decade ago having admittedly failed to trouble his peers at any other sport

Highton serious about his Olympic ambitions

Unsurprisingly given her background, she took to it immediately and with a full season already under her belt, and an invitation to train with the famous Leander Club too, Carmichael is not looking back

Carmichael not looking back on decision to pursue rowing

Buchan has already made sure to hit the ground running at Leander, taking part in the British Rowing Championships in Nottingham earlier this month, where he helped the Leander A men’s eight crew to a silver medal

Buchan insists he has no regrets about swapping basketball for rowing

After the women's team claimed bronze on Tuesday and the men followed with a stunning silver on Wednesday, Harrold and Amy Tinkler took to the arena in Glasgow looking for individual honours

Ruby Harrold believes the team will be top shape when Rio rolls around

Kelly Brown should consider announcing his international retirement and focus on life at Saracens, according to British & Irish Lions flanker Stephen Ferris

Ferris on why Kelly Brown should consider focusing on just Saracens

The team of Max Whitlock, Dan Purvis, Brinn Bevan, Nile Wilson, Louis Smith and Kristian Thomas watched from the sidelines on Tuesday as the girls claimed an historic bronze before going one better and taking silver on Wednesday

Silver for Great Britain's men at the Gymnastics World Championships

Weedon headed to Italy last weekend to represent Great Britain at the first round of the 2015/2016 ISU Star Class competition

Short track speed skater Weedon insists it’s all systems go after personal best in Turin

Ellie Downie bounced back from a shaky start in the Gymnastics World Championships all-around team final to produce a sensational final vault and seal bronze for Great Britain

Downie and team safely on their way to Rio as World Championship bronze medalists

Walton joined the great and the good of British rowing at Nottingham’s Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre this weekend for two days of action-packed sport

Leander's Jonathan Walton ready for British trials test after British Rowing Championships gold

Olympic champion Alex Gregory admitted he would have to take it on the chin after his teammates beat him to a gold medal at the British Rowing Championships

Gregory wins bronze at British Rowing Championships

The team of Louis Smith, Kristian Thomas, Max Whitlock, Brinn Bevan, Dan Purvis and Nile Wilson racked up a total score of 354.417 and now face a long wait until Monday night to find out if they have done enough to make the top eight and Wednesday's final

Great Britain's men look set to join women's team to Rio 2016 Gymnastics

Belgian duo Kenny De Ketele (left) and Moreno De Pauw (right) just pipped British pair Chris Latham and Ollie Wood to the Six Day London title.

Belgian duo just pip Brits to Six Day London title

A spot in the top-eight is the target for the Brits as they look to secure their final berth, which would also ensure they will have a place in the team event at next summer's Olympics

Great Britain's women are on the cusp of Rio qualification

The British Rowing Championships marks the start of the season and Stentiford admits he is looking forward to what the rest of the campaign brings now

Stentiford insists future looks bright after walking away with silver medal

Six Day London set for thrilling conclusion

Six Day London set for thrilling conclusion

Aged just 16 at the time, Fragapane left the SSE Hydro Arena with gold medals in the team, all-around, vault and floor events to England's most successful female Commonwealth Games competitor in over 80 years

Fragapane preparing for World Gymnastics Championships

Purvis is no stranger to the big stage, having won World Championships floor bronze back in 2010 before going on to help Great Britain claim the same colour medal in the team event at the London Olympics two years later

Purvis admits Rio won’t be far from his mind when he returns to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena

Louis Smith insists he is heading to Glasgow looking to make up for lost time as the Huntingdon Gymnastics Club ace prepares to return to the world stage

Louis Smith prepares to return to the world stage

Iljo Keisse (left) is desperate to continue his Six Day success after taking the lead in London.

Keisse desperate to continue his Six Day success

Thomas has won vault bronze at the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, team bronze at the London 2012 Olympics as well as countless European and Commonwealth medals in his long gymnastics career

Thomas thrilled to be competing at World Championships despite it being his sixth already

Hill was present to watch a match between St. Mary’s University Rugby Club third team against a Grasshoppers development side

Hill makes surprise appearance at Grasshoppers Rugby Club

Hemel Hempstead’s Max Whitlock insists he is hellbent on proving that last year was no fluke as he gears up for the World Championships and a return to the scene of his greatest achievement

Max Whitlock geared up for the World Championships

Hugo Finlay Grant Southwell is a retired Scottish rugby union footballer. He played as a fullback, centre and wing

Southwell believes future of national side is safe in the hands of Greig Laidlaw as captain

British pair Chris Latham (right) and Ollie Wood (left) stole the show at Six Day London yesterday.

British pair steal the show at Six Day London

Rugby fan Hallett was handed the responsibility of walking out alongside Wales captain Sam Warburton for their 23-19 quarter-final defeat to South Africa on Saturday at Twickenham

Youngster Hallett will never forget moment as Land Rover’s Rugby World Cup 2015 official mascot

Former University of Oxford student Reed joined the great and the good of his sport at Nottingham’s Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre for the first day of the British Rowing Championships on Saturday

Reed immediately turned attention to securing hat-trick of Olympic title after gold medal

Wales' Rugby World Cup campaign ended at the quarter-final stage, but the emergence of scrum-half Gareth Davies was a real silver lining according to former captain Ryan Jones

Ryan Jones on Wales Rugby player Gareth Davies

Moreno De Pauw (left) stressed it’s not over yet in Six Day London.

De Pauw: 'It’s not over yet, we still have four days to go'

Collins joined the great and the good of British rowing at Nottingham’s Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre this weekend for two days of action-packed sport

Collins insists it's all systems go for Rio after claiming gold medal

Westcliff RFC under-11s triumphant in the third leg of this season’s Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup, hosted by Sarries, to book their place at Twickenham next May

Westcliff and Worthing triumphant in third leg of Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup

Former Leicester-man, Back, admits the whole leadership group need to have a look at themselves after a number of debacles during the tournament

Neil Back on England captain Chris Robshaw

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