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19th September 2012

Sport news in brief

A quick roundup of some of the spoting stories from the week.
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Ricky Hatton Set to Return

Former world champion boxer Ricky Hatton has announced his return to boxing after over three years out.  The 33-year old Mancunian has stated he wants Britain to be proud of him again.

Man Utd honour dead Police Officers

Manchester United wore black armbands in their match against Galatasary last Wednesday as a mark of respect for the two female police officers killed in Manchester last week.

Oxford introduce new Rugby League side

A new rugby league side from Oxford are set to be admitted to Championship One in 2013. They will be coached by former New Zealand international Tony Benson.


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Manchester is purple: UoM vs MMU’s first rugby varsity clash in six years doesn’t disappoint

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How a climate protest masked Formula E’s growing crisis

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