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Tornados reclaim the Rosebowl after thrilling game

Burnley Tornados won the annual Rosebowl game, beating Chorley Buccaneers at Holt House.

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Hole lot of fun as Prairie Sports Village unveil mini golf launch

The new mini golf and short game area at Prairie Sports Village is already proving a “hole” lot of fun.

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Padiham Primary School pupils with their Bikeability certificates.

Youngsters got on their bikes to ride their way to success

Pupils from Padiham Primary School have pedalled their way to becoming accomplished cyclists.

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Boxer Shayne Singleton

Title shot means world to Singy

Welterweight fighter Shayne Singleton has described his forthcoming shot at the Lonsdale belt as his “world title”.

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Tom Hamer during the welcome home parade in Manchester. Photo: Denise Foulds

Rain fails to dampen Hamer’s spirits

The heavens opened on Team GB’s homecoming Olympic heroes on Monday night.

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Getting to grips with the true sport of wrestling

Wrestling often conjures the perception of extreme role-play; a famously fast and frenetic brand of manufactured entertainment that features storyline-driven, scripted, and choreographed contests.

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Karl Ince with his boxers Shayne Singleton and Rick Godding

Karl’s men aim to be best of Brits

Boxing trainer Karl Ince has waited a long time for his first major champion to rise exclusively from his gym.

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Burnley claim the bragging rights from the All Blacks

Burnley claim the bragging rights from the All Blacks

Burnley travelled to near neighbours Colne and Nelson for the first derby of the season and came away with a 29-3 win.

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Shayne Singleton

Billy Joe Saunders injury forces postponement of Shayne's big night

Queensberry Promotions received news today that WBO World Middleweight Champion, Billy Joe Saunders had suffered a muscle injury and would be unable to defend against Artur Akavov on 22nd October at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena.

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Shayne Singleton v Sam Eggington, Hull Ice Arena, 7th March 2015

Singleton’s British title dream put on ice

Shayne Singleton has been hit by the devastating news that his British title showdown with champion Bradley Skeete has been put on hold.

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The Pendleside Hospice Hadrian's Wall coast to coast riders who are  (left to right) Stuart Pound, Paul Lyons, Eddie Hurst, Ian Parry and Craig Berry (s)

Colleagues coast to coast challenge was a fantastic adventure

A fabulous adventure that proved to be one of the toughest challenges of their lives.

The Burnley and District Sub Aqua Club's photo of team members at Wastwater won first prize in in the BSAC Great British Diving Photo Competition 2016 (above water category) (s)

Diving club wins top photo prize

A Burnley diving club has won top prize in a national photography competition.

Anya Richmond

Rugby star Anya gains county call

Sports star Anya Richmond is continuing to make strides in the rugby world as, despite being just 15, she has been called up to Lancashire Under 18s.

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Michael Bisping defended his title

It’s time: My first look at UFC in the flesh

The UFC circus rolled into Manchester at the weekend as Michael Bisping defended his middleweight title in front of a sold-out crowd. Phil Wilkinson went along to his first UFC event, to see what all the fuss is about...

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Sandygate coaches Shane Armer and Andy Howcroft with Reece Farnhill

Fighter Farnhill thrills in fantastic finale to triumph

Burnley’s Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club had two of its promising pugilists compete in the North West Development Championship Finals at The Last Drop Village, Bromley Cross.

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Burnleys Tom Hall goes over for a try

Burnley bury the opposition

Burnley continued their excellent start to the season with a 12 try romp away at Bury.

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Burnley golfer Ian closing in on trip of a lifetime after qualifying for UK finals

Burnley golfer Ian closing in on trip of a lifetime after qualifying for UK finals

An amateur golfer from Burnley is just one step away from an expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to Morocco after qualifying for the UK regional final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo.

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Rob Sinclair

Burnley brawler Sinclair calls time on his career

Burnley brawler Rob Sinclair has declared that he won’t give in to temptation and his decision to retire is final.

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The sky's the limit for Burnley's first trampoline centre

Aim high, or Summus Finem to give it its Latin name, is the very apt motto of Burnley’s first trampoline centre.
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