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Sunderland players sport Bradley Lowery shirts
…A fundraising campaign in honour of Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery has been launched by the club. The six-year-old, from Blackhall Colliery in County Durham, died from a rare type of cancer in July. During the home game against Millwall…


Card game bridge not a sport, European court rules
…The game of bridge cannot be considered a sport, the European Court of Justice… has ruled. The English Bridge Union (EBU) began legal action after Sport England… of bridge as a sport would have exempted the EBU from paying VAT on entry fees…


100 Women: Korfball - the game to tackle sexism in sport?
… playing competitive sport. But there's one striking difference - the sport they're… the children in this school sports hall in Brazil are encouraged to play together. "I…. "It's a sport that allows everyone to play - boys, girls and people with different…


Poverty and lifestyles challenge taking part in sport
… in sport, new figures have suggested. A snapshot of who takes part in sport in Wales… 2016/17 . The survey of more than 10,000 people found 59% had taken part in sports… in the previous four weeks, falling to 49% for those in deprived households. Sport Wales said…


Friend's 'premonition' before Daniel Hegarty's fatal race
…. "Motorcycling is a dangerous sport," said Mr Edwards. "The risk is always… sport. Mr Edwards said he was a "great role model" to the teenagers who came…


100 Women Challenge 2017: Fighting sexism in sport
…, Brazil. #TeamPlay has spent the week coming up with ways to fight sexism in sport


100 Women: Your ideas to tackle inequality in sport
…Professional sport can sometimes feel like a man's game. As part of our 100… Women season, our team in Rio is taking on sexism in sport, and you've been sending…. 'Keep it mixed gender until secondary school' - Richard, Swindon, UK All youth sport


100 Women: Does sport have a problem with women?
sport continues to attract smaller audiences than the men’s games. Are female… ceiling, female illiteracy, harassment in public spaces and sexism in sport. With your…


Education funding boost 'bypasses sport'
… a funding increase for education will not be used to save a school sports scheme. Some… on Wednesday. But the primary school sports curriculum is still to be axed at the end…


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