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Usain Bolt

VIDEO: Cameraman crashes into Usain Bolt moments after he wins World Championship gold

Sophie Hitchon

Blackburn Harrier Sophie Hitchon breaks British record twice at World Athletics Championships

QUALIFICATION: Holly Bradshaw reached Wednesday’s final

Blackburn Harrier Holly Bradshaw into World Athletics Championship pole vault final

BEST: Blackburn Harrier Ben Fish in action in Barrowford

Fish stars for Blackburn Harriers but it’s tight at top

IMPRESSIVE: Blackburn Harrier Sophie Hitchon, who hails from Burnley, in action

Lancashire hammer queen Sophie Hitchon in top condition

BEST: Alison Leonard in action for the Harriers

Leonard the star as Blackburn Harriers settle for third

AND THEY’RE OFF: Runners at the start of the Worsthorne Moor Trail Race on Sunday

Hartley bags another victory in trail race

MEDAL WINNER: Oliver Murray

Murray’s brother stars at pentathlon event

Helen Glover

A day in the life of Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover - one year out from Rio 2016

REVIEW: Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frazier and Foreman and an America on the Ropes

REVIEW: Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frazier and Foreman and an America on the Ropes

ON THE PLANE: Bradshaw

Lancashire pair Bradshaw and Hitchon earn British squad call

BOOK REVIEW: The Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica’s Sprint Factory

BOOK REVIEW: The Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica’s Sprint Factory

MODERN LIFE: Samantha Murray will be competing in the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath next month     Picture courtesy of ROMILLY

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Modern pentathlon star Samantha Murray in hunt for European glory

HAPPY: Tom Carne does a wheelie to celebrate completing the race at Brands Hatch                        Picture: JOHN MANCLARK

Tom Carne needs to raise another £2,500 for Thruxton event

AND THEY’RE OFF: A field of more than 150 leave the start of the Towneley 10K     Pictures: KIPAX

Terrific trio dominate 10K race for Barlick

READY: Clitheroe’s Michael Bisping is targeting a world title shot following his weekend win

Victory sees UFC star Michael Bisping still dreaming of world title bid

GRUESOME: Michael Bisping’s toe

UFC ace Michael Bisping wins despite gruesome toe injury

Michael Bisping

UFC ace Bisping wins in Glasgow despite horrific injury

READY: Clitheroe’s Michael Bisping takes on Thales Leites in Glasgow on Saturday night, his first contest in Britain since fighting in London back in 2010

Excited UFC star Michael Bisping keen to please home fans

DOWNHILL FINISH: Jonny Brownlow races in the shawdow of Darwen Tower

Tri Not To Die secure team award at Darwen Tower

Matty James

Bacup-born Leicester City star Matty James admits he is making progress after injury

READY TO RACE: Athletes line up at the start of the Trawden 7 Trail Race on Sunday

Christopher Holdsworth surges to second straight win

VICTORY: Ben Fish crosses the line

Millennium magic for trio of local clubs

VICTORY: Maria Sharapova booked her spot in the last four at Wimbledon with a win over Coco Vandeweghe

Fresh Murray wary of ‘fatigued’ Pospisil

CHAMPION: Sophie Hitchon

VIDEO: I feel like I’m getting old, jokes 23-year-old hammer champion Sophie Hitchon


Samantha Murray battles back to take fifth in Berlin

NEW RECORD: Sophie Hitchon

VIDEO: Blackburn Harriers duo are victorious at trials

IN TRAINING: Kieran Charnock teams up with new club Chorley for the first day of pre-season				       Pictures: COLIN HORNE

BIG SATURDAY INTERVIEW: The man with two careers sets his sights for the new campaign

AIM: Samantha Murray

Samantha Murray commences defence of World Championship title

MERSEY PRIDE: Blackburn Harriers youngsters were in fine form in their league match at Wavertree

Blackburn Harriers power to second spot

JUST CHAMPION: Louisa Powell-Smith and Christopher Holdsworth

Holdsworth and Powell-Smith take titles

GOLD: Holly Bleasdale

Blackburn Harrier Holly Bleasdale back with a victory in Cardiff

IN ACTION: Rob Sinclair takes on Diego Vital at BAMMA

BIG SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Fit-again fighter Rob Sinclair happy to be back in competition mix

FACING THE CAMERAS: Burnley’s James Anderson visited his old school - Blessed Trinity RC College

James Anderson: I'll always be grateful to the Burnley people who launched my career

VICTORY: Elizabeth Greenwood

Blackburn Harrier Greenwood shines in superb performance

BATTLE: England's Laura Bassett, left, and Katie Chapman battle for the ball with France's Gaetane Thiney and Eugenie Le Sommer, right during Tuesday's game

Sampson wants supporters to stick with England


East Lancashire's Ben Lindsay helps Great Britain into fifth

FOURTH: Alison Leonard

Alison Leonard takes fourth at Birmingham Grand Prix

ON YOUR MARKS: The Bowley Hill Trail Race gets under way            Pictures: JADE DOHERTY

Martin Oldfield finishes third to be the fastest M45

BATTLE: Massaro and Serme in final

Laura Massaro aims to finish season on a high in Egypt

SELECTED: Samantha Murray will bid to retain her World Championship title

Tasker and Murray aim to continue good form

WINNER: Barlick Fell Runner Marc Hartley claimed victory in the Burnley Lions 10k ahead of Thomas Corrigan

Ace Marc Hartley leads Barlick one-two

FIGHT: Bisping

East Lancs UFC star Michael Bisping set for first UK fight in five years

WEMBLEY BOUND: Paul Gallagher (left) and Joe Garner, in the shadow of the Sir Tom Finney Stand, are hoping to secure Preston’s first play-off promotion

BIG SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Gally and Garner bid to end Preston’s play-off hoodoo

CLOSE SECOND: Danny Collinge impressed Pictures: KIPAX

Thomas Corrigan triumphs on trails to edge Danny Collinge

HONOURED: Jonathan Stubbs (left)

Darwen Dashers take trail to glory with eight prizes

PERFECT SEND-OFF: Jason Fildes presents a framed picture to retiring champion jockey Tony McCoy after his final ride at Haydock Park

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Haydock Park role is dream job for lifelong racing fan

VICTORY: Laura Massaro takes on Joshna Chinappa                 Picture: SquashPics.com

Laura Massaro is back with first round win in Hull

UNSTOPPABLE: Brian Fogarty on his way to victory in Sunday’s Pendle Triathlon

Good win for Brian Fogarty ahead of Ironman test

INSPIRED: Blackburn Harrier Monk

Blackburn Harriers starlet receives guidance from Haile Gebrselassie

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