Watch the moment Nick Miller broke the British hammer throw record... by a single centimetre:
Footage courtesy of SVT.
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A hammer thrower from Cumbria has broken the British record, which had stood for 31 years.
Nick Miller, who was brought up in Carlisle, threw 77.55 metres at an athletics meeting in Sweden.
He broke the record, set in 1984, by a centimetre. His family were watching at home when it happened:
We're just absolutely overwhelmed, I haven't slept all night, really excited, so so proud of Nick and of course delighted for him because that's what he wants to achieve."
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Four days after Britain's Davis Cup success, Judy Murray is visiting the Scottish Borders with her tennis roadshow.
Judy, whose sons Andy and Jamie led Britain to the first Davis Cup semi-final since 1981, will hold coaching sessions at the Borders Tennis Centre in Galashiels, on Thursday.
Then on Friday, she will be running sessions at Peebles Tennis Club.
Workington Town leapfrogged Whitehaven RLFC in the Kingstone Press League One table this weekend.
Following on from their victory in the West Cumbria derby, Town beat the London Broncos 29-18, to go eighth in the table.
Whitehaven's slump continued. They went down 16-34 against Dewsbury Rams, and now sit tenth in the table.
Ben Stokes has been bowled out for 87, in the second Ashes test match at Lords.
He's led the charge for England, who are fighting back after Australia declared at 566 for 8.
England are now on 179 for 5, and are trailing by 387 runs.
Ben Stokes has hit a half century at Lords, during day three of the Ashes.
The Cumbrian cricketer, who was raised in Cockermouth, is currently on 69 not out.
England are digging in against Australia, are are on 139 for 4.
They've still got a mountain to climb in the second test though, as Australia declared at 566 for 8 yesterday.
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