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UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Allen to win seventh title

UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Allen to win seventh title

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Media playback is not supported on this device Ronnie O'Sullivan won the UK Championship for a record seventh time by outclassing Mark Allen 10-6 in York.O'Sullivan retained his title to move to 19 World, UK and Masters trophies - surpassing Stephen Hendry's record in the 'Triple Crown' events.A run of six frames in a row allowed the Englishman to dominate the final. Northern Ireland's Allen rallied to trail 9-6, but O'Sullivan closed out the match with a break of 78 to collect the trophy and the £170,000 top prize.I don't want to stop now - O'SullivanFive-time w...
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

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CHAMPIONS This is the Hoops' 18th Scottish League Cup Ryan Christie’s first-half strike ensured Celtic would make it an impressive seven successive trophy wins with a 1-0 triumph over Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup final at Hampden Park. After having two spells on loan at the Pittodrie club prior to this season, he scored what proved to be the winning goal in stoppage-time at the end of the first-half. Christie celebrates his goal against Aberdeen Dons keeper Joe Lewis brilliantly saved Scott Sinclair’s controversial penalty in the 52nd minute of a pulsating second-half which thrilled until the final whistle. Since taking charge of the Parkead club in 2016, boss Brendan Rodgers has won every piece of silverware on offer and this...
Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

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Junior Stanislas scored an 87th-minute winner from the penalty spot to earn Bournemouth a late victory over Crystal Palace at the Vitality Stadium. The hosts were gifted the spot-kick when Palace defender Mamadou Sakho swung a forearm into the face of Jefferson Lerma at a set-piece.Bournemouth had gone ahead after just five minutes when David Brooks curled in off the crossbar for his first Premier League goal. But after half-time Roy Hodgson's side improved, and the visitors equalised in the 55th minute when Dutch full-back Patrick van Aanholt beat Asmir Begovic at the near post with a powerful strike into the top corner.The hosts could have won the game even before the penalty however, with...
Celtic win seventh title in row by thrashing Rangers – videos & report

Celtic win seventh title in row by thrashing Rangers – videos & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Celtic secured their seventh consecutive Premiership title with a chastening defeat of Old Firm rivals Rangers.The defending champions needed to win at Celtic Park to retain their crown, and they swept the visitors aside.Odsonne Edouard, with two, and James Forrest established a comfortable half-time lead.Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor rounded off the scoring after the break as Celtic confirmed their dominance.Rangers goalkeeper Jak Alnwick made three excellent second-half saves to prevent the scoreline becoming even more galling for the Ibrox side Media playback is not supported on this device The victory leaves Celtic on the brink of the h...
Historic seventh for GB cross-country skier Musgrave

Historic seventh for GB cross-country skier Musgrave

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XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage timesAndrew Musgrave produced the best performance by a Briton in an Olympic cross country event as he finished seventh in the men's skiathlon at the Pyeongchang Games.The 27-year-old, who held the previous best which was 29th in the sprint at Sochi 2014, moved into second with 5km remaining of the gruelling 30km race.However, the Scot was caught by the pack on the final circuit.Norway's Simen Hegstad Kruger clinched gold as his country completed a 1-2-3.Musgrave will also compete in his favoured event, the 15km freestyle, on Friday followed by the team sprint competition with childhood friend Andrew Young.S...