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Captain’s picks set up a star-studded contest.

Tiger’s return a point of contention as the USA prepare for battle with an International side in November’s President’s Cup.

Serbia Czech Republic Davis Cup Tennis

Djokovic – On course for greatness.

Novac Djokovic has gone from strength to strength in a breath-taking year.

jack mollarrt

BOA right in their strong stance on Doping.

The no-nonsense approach of the BOA towards doping in athletics is integral to the sport’s reputation.

jan metcalf

European court ruling challenges the future of football broadcasting.

Has Portsmouth landlady Karen Murphy changed the way we watch domestic football for good?

Manchester left mournful after Liverpool’s lightning netball display

Date: Wednesday 19th October 2011

Venue: Armitage Sports Centre

Score: Liverpool 1st 50- 37 Manchester 3rd

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Manx Missile Sprints to World Championship.

Mark Cavendish rounds off a golden year with victory in the Road Cycling World Championship – but have his exploits received the exposure they deserve?

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Sheffield Lacrosse silenced by Manchester’s magic

Manchester Lacrosse begin season in style with a crushing victory over rivals Sheffield

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Super League comes to dramatic close

The Grand final was a fascinating spectacle but where next for Rugby League? Lisa Murgatroyd looks back at the season and assesses the challanges that lie ahead for the game.

Varsity Rugby

University Of Manchester triumph in Varsity encounter

University Of Manchester Men’s 1st XV – 29
Manchester Metropolitan University – 11

University of Manchester Women’s – 57
University of Salford Women’s – 19

Where Are They Now? – Paul McGrath

Looking at sports stars of the past and what they are doing now. This week we look at hard drinking Irish footballer Paul McGrath.

The Hometown Hero has been inspirational in the early part of the season

Mild mannered Mowbray inspires Riverside Revolution

Thomas McMahon evaluates the Championship’s leading contenders.

The Men's team in action last year

University Rugby ready for lift off

Manchester Rugby Union looks for strong start in Varsity fixture