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Border Sport in Focus: Episode 8

Eighth episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world. This area has had massive success in the world of Motor Rallying, and we profile former Scottish Rally Champion Jock Armstrong and former British Rally Champion, David Bogie.

Cumbrian cricketer Ben Stokes to play for England in third Test

Stokes was acquitted by a jury under an affray charge. Credit: PA

Ben Stokes will make his England return in the third Test against India on Saturday.

27-year-old Stokes missed the second Test at Lord's while he was on trial for his involvement in a fracas in Bristol in September.

After being cleared on Tuesday 14 August, he has replaced Sam Curran in the team.

Captain Joe Root said it was "probably one of the most difficult decisions I've had to make as captain".

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Border Sport in Focus: Episode 7

Seventh episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world. In this episode we look behind the scenes at Kelso Racecourse, speaking with people involved in the running of meetings there, and following a local horse to the track as it prepares for its race.

Border Sport in Focus: Episode 6

Sixth episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world. In this episode we explore the culture of Rugby Sevens in the Borders including Melrose, where the game originated. We also meet Olympic 7s silver medalist Mark Robertson.

Border Sport in Focus: Episode 5

Fifth episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world. This episode is a profile of one of world record-holding wheelchair racer based in Johnstonebridge, Shelby Watson.

Border Sport in Focus: Episode 4

Watch the fourth episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world.

This episode looks at football in the region and digs up some surprising facts and figures:

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Border Sport in Focus: Episode 3

Watch the third episode of a new programme featuring the people and events in the South of Scotland's sporting world.

This episode is a profile of one of Scottish Rugby's great characters, George Graham.

Workington bids for 2021 Rugby World Cup

A bid has been launched to bring the 2021 Rugby World Cup to Workington.

The town hosted matches during the 2013 tournament and Allerdale Borough Council wants to stage games again in four years time.

The council says it could bring nearly two and a half million pounds in to the local economy.

Workington Rugby Club Credit: ITV News Border

Meet England's oldest living international footballer

95-year-old Ivor Broadis has been speaking to ITV Border about his incredible international football career.

He scored in the 1954 World Cup, played nine seasons at Carlisle United and finished his playing career at Queen of the South in 1959, before becoming a local journalist.

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