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A decision not to nominate the British rhythmic gymnastics Team for the 2012 Olympics has been overturned in an appeal. The group didn't make it through the qualifying rounds after narrowly missing out on the required score. They will now be put forward to the British Olympic Association.
Olympic swimming qualification continues this evening in the London Aquatics Centre. World 50m champion, Liam Tancock from Exeter, and Bath-based Chris Walker-Hebborn go head-to-head in the men’s 100m backstroke final hoping to book their places at the Games.
Marcin Bialoblocki was among 74 cyclists battling wet conditions in the annual event. The gruelling ten lap race over sixty five miles started and finished at Olveston in South Gloucestershire. The competition was organised by the Bristol Road Club. It has not used the Severn Bridge for years
Exeter's Liam Tancock goes into tonight's semi-final of the 100 metre Backstroke at the British swimming championships looking to hold on to his national title. Tancock is also the British record holder and will be confident of reaching tomorrow night's final.
As well as defending his backstroke crown the event is the Great Britain qualifying event for this Summer's Olympic Games. Tancock needs to finish first or second overall and within the official time standard to be certain of his place in the GB team.
Gloucester lost 36-3 at Leicester today (Sunday 4th March). Freddie Burns booted the Cherry and Whites into an early lead with a penalty, but they failed to score for the rest of the game. The victory strengthens Leicester's hold on a Premiership play-off spot, while Gloucester remain in sixth.
In the Championship, struggling Bristol City suffered their sixth defeat in seven games after losing 3-0 at Ipswich. It's another embarrassing result for manager Derek McInnes.
In League One, Exeter could only draw one-all with Stevenage, despite taking the lead through Richard Logan. Yeovil came from behind to beat Brentford 2-1, thanks to two goals from Andy Williams.
In League Two, second-placed Cheltenham were heading for a shock home defeat to bottom-of-the-table Northampton, but two late goals from Darryl Duffy rescued a point for the Robins.
Eunan O'Kane was Torquay's hero with the only goal at play-off rivals Crawley.Bristol Rovers failed to break the dead-lock in a goal-less draw with Macclesfield.And Plymouth Argyle slip into the relegation zone after losing 1-0 to Gillingham.
Bath scored five tries in a 36-17 success over Worcester. Michael Claassens and Tom Biggs scored two tries each, with Matt Banahan also crossing the line. At Sandy Park, Exeter Chiefs also scored five tries in a convincing 37-12 win over Sale.
Swindon’s unbeaten run has been ended, after losing 2-0 at Oxford. The home side's striker James Constable was sent-off after ten minutes but despite being a man down, the team stunned Paolo di Canio's men with two goals in two minutes early in the first half. Town stay top of League Two.
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One of Britain's rarest football programmes has set a world record when it was sold for £23,500 at auction today (Tuesday).
English middleweight boxing champion Nick Blackwell will defend his title against Martin Concepcion in Trowbridge on Saturday night