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  1. Sarah Saunders

WATCH: Battle is on to make jousting an Olympic sport

It was enjoyed by kings and was a popular sport in the Middle Ages.

And today English Heritage launched a campaign to get jousting recognised as an Olympic sport in the splendid setting of Dover Castle grounds.

It says the strength and equestrian skills required, make it an ideal candidate.

Sarah Saunders spoke to jousters Dominic Sewell and Steve Lawton, and Lucy Hutchings form English Heritage.