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Steph Twell secured her spot at next month’s European Cross Country Championships after coming fifth in yesterday’s trials in Liverpool, won by Hattie Dean.

It was the 22-year-old Scot second race since returning from an ankle injury that sidelined her for six months.

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Fellow Scot Freya Murray was third to secure her place in the team.


West Indies salvaged a thrilling draw in the third Test against India in Mumbai.

With two overs left, India needed just six runs to reach their victory target of 243, with three wickets in hand. However, pacemen Ravi Rampaul and Fidel Edwards limited the home side to just five runs, with Ravichandran Ashwin run out on the last ball going for a run that would have won India the match,


The five-month lockout that has blighted the NBA season appears to be over, it was revealed yesterday.

NBA commissioner David Stern said a “tentative understanding” has been reached, with a possibility of the season beginning on Christmas Day.


Glynhill Hotel Kelburne continued their march towards the men’s Subway National League title with a 7-1 victory over AMN Hillhead. Edinburgh University beat VWS Dundee Wanderers and Western Wildcats beat Cala Edinburgh.

In the women’s league, Milne Craig Western were victorious over VWS Dundee Wanderers.