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The Joy of Six: great Grand National moments | Sport

The Joy of Six: great Grand National moments | Sport

1) Red Rum pips Crisp, 1973 There have been fewer moments of greater sporting, let alone racing, drama than Red Rum’s first victory in the Grand National. But it wasn’t the horse that went on to prove himself the greatest in the race’s history that made this particular running of …

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Grand slam title waits for Coco Gauff, the tennis prodigy with talent to burn | Kevin Mitchell | Sport

Coco Gauff’s coach believes she has the ability to win a grand slam once tennis resumes

Coco Gauff’s career is idling along with those of all her locked-down rivals, but her mentor, Patrick Mouratoglou, who has guided Serena Williams to 10 of her 23 grand slams, thinks the American teenager can win a major whenever the tour resumes. “I can see Coco getting to a final …

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Talking Horses: Grand National the latest racing domino to topple | Sport

The Grand National has been cancelled, all British racing is now behind closed doors and the question facing an industry that supports the employment of tens of thousands of people, many of them in rural areas where alternatives are increasingly scarce, is how long that can possibly be maintained. Racing …

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Sportwatch: Sydney into W-League grand final, Pies win big in AFLW, NRL, Super Rugby, and more – as it happened | Sport

Jonathan Howcroft

8.29am GMT08:29 Jonathan Howcroft That’s all from me for today. Lots happened, quite how much of it will matter in the long run remains to be seen. All eyes now on the response to New Zealand’s travel restrictions and the impact they will have on domestic leagues. For more on …

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Formula One’s Australian Grand Prix cancelled amid coronavirus fears | Sport

Confusion engulfed the season-opening Australian Grand Prix hours before the cars were due on track before the race was eventually cancelled amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus. “Following the confirmation that a member of the McLaren Racing Team has tested positive for Covid-19 and the team’s decision to …

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Australian Grand Prix: three F1 team members placed in isolation over coronavirus fears | Sport

Hand sanitiser stations

Three Formula One team members have been placed into isolation amid concerns they may have contracted the coronavirus, as the decision to go ahead with the Australian Grand Prix comes under renewed fire. One member from McLaren and two from the Haas teams were evaluated at the circuit’s isolation unit, …

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Triaged from Grand Princess, passengers face uncertain future

Triaged from Grand Princess, passengers face uncertain future

  A slow-motion triage continued at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday, as hundreds more passengers walked off a coronavirus-stricken ship docked at the Port of Oakland — and authorities tried to sort out who is sick, who is suspect and what to do with everybody else. The job has …

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Grand Princess arrives in an anxious Oakland, now at the center of coronavirus fight

Grand Princess arrives in an anxious Oakland, now at the center of coronavirus fight

After days in coronavirus limbo, the Grand Princess cruise ship arrived at the Port of Oakland on Monday — and suddenly the city found itself at the center of a public health emergency. Gov. Gavin Newsom has said aggressive steps have been taken to get the passengers off the boat …

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Coronavirus: What we know as Grand Princess cruise ship docks

Coronavirus: What we know as Grand Princess cruise ship docks

When is the cruise ship expected to dock? The Grand Princess cruise ship arrived in Oakland around noon and is expected to officially dock at any moment. Earlier, at 10:30 a.m., one passenger reported they were close enough to see the Bay Bridge. It’s “a good day to pack,” the …

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