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Alan Shearer’s BBC documentary puts spotlight on dementia and football

The documentary, which aired on Sunday the 12th, focused on the link between heading and dementia

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Association of Tennis Professionals in hot water after embarrassing Next Gen draw

The governing tennis body has received fierce backlash for its drawing of the seeds for the Next Gen tournament

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Should dopers be accepted back into sport?

Maria Sharapova is back in tennis after a 15 month suspension but her return has met fierce criticism

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A United Uni

Survey finds 36 per cent of University of Manchester students are Red Devils

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Record-breaking Agüero seals City’s European qualification

Manchester City qualified for the Champions League Round of 16 with two games to spare after a 4-2 win in Naples

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Lawn Tennis Association aims to get more Manchester students playing tennis

Sports Editor Sam Cooper spoke to the LTA Regional Tennis Education Officer, Laura Lattimore on their hopes of getting more students involved

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University of Manchester wins outstanding contribution to sport accolade

The university was given the title by the Manchester Sport Awards

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University of Manchester suffer second defeat

A solitary second half goal was enough to condemn Manchester to their second successive defeat

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7,500 runners take part in Manchester half marathon

The course, which starts outside Old Trafford football ground and ends at Old Trafford cricket ground, has a reputation of being one of the fastest half marathons in the UK due to its flat nature

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Superb start spares City’s blushes

A commanding opening 25 minutes was curtailed as an in-form Napoli provided a tough test for Guardiola’s men

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UoM Women fall to late defeat

Two goals in the last ten minutes for Liverpool John Moores University condemned the University of Manchester to a league-opening defeat

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Mixed emotions for the men’s and women’s varsity teams

The women secured a 17-5 win while the men succumbed to a 21-10 defeat