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A replica of the original Ashes trophy

Full dates for the 2015 Ashes series

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Video: Tom Collomosse previews this year's series and whether favourites Australia will come unstuck by the English underdogs

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Video: Tom Collomosse gives his opinion on the future of Alastair Cook's captaincy ahead of this year's Ashes series

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Adil Rashid alongside Moeen Ali

Diary of a cricket obsessive

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Bavalan Pathmanathan has died after being struck by a cricket ball

Tragic incident occurred on Sunday with Pathmanathan being air-lifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries

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Jos Buttler takes part in a fielding drill in Cardiff on Monday

'Beefy told us we have to enjoy the cricket and embrace the series,' reveals batsman

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England’s Ben Stokes will be up for sledging, but will also need to contain Australia’s batting

England's Ben Stokes appears to enjoy the altercations and it seems to bring the best out of him

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England captain Charlotte Edwards will be competing in her eighth Ashes series later this month

The team will again be led by Charlotte Edwards, competing in her eighth Ashes series

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Adam Voges is about to play in his first Ashes at the age of 35

Australia's new boy reveals net sessions are lively as fast bowler returns to his peak

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The town of Dewsbury in West Yorkshire, the home of Mohammad Sidique Khan, the ringleader of the four suicide bombers that attacked London on July 7, 2005

A scheme is bringing communities in the town of Dewsbury together

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Mitchell Starc has achieved consistency since the beginning of the World Cup

Softly spoken NSW pace bowlers set to lead Australia’s attack having learnt from Johnson how to seize an Ashes moment

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Adam Lyth, left, and Mark Wood meet the fans at Cardiff Castle ahead of the first Test

If the bowlers expose Australia’s slightly embryonic middle order, prosperity could ensue

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Ricardo by Edward Sutcliffe, 2014

The group was set up in 1995 to get kids off the streets

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England’s batsmen must find a way to deal with the threat of Australia’s strike bowlers Johnson and Starc

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Matt Prior has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at the age of 33

Our new columnist Matt Prior knows what it takes to win the Ashes, and here the former wicketkeeper looks ahead to the latest series and assesses the two teams

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Alastair Cook celebrates reaching his double century at Brisbane on his way to 235 not out in a drawn Test. He goes on to score 766 runs in the series.

COMMENT: England’s skipper has a reputation for being cautious but if he can embrace his team’s new spirit of adventure there is a chance they can pull off a glorious shock in the Ashes series, which begins on Wednesday

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Australia win by 169 runs

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Ryan Harris has been forced to retire from cricket due to injury

Harris had already been ruled out of the First Test in Cardiff but has announced his retirement after suffering another injury

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David Warner, pictured, has accused England's Joe Root of being racially insensitive

Warner has revealed he punched Root in his infamous assault at Birmingham’s Walkabout Bar back in 2013 because he thought the England player was mocking the South African batsman Hashim Amla

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Andrew Flintoff consoles the Australian bowler Brett Lee following England’s victory at Edgbaston in 2005

Matt Majendie speaks to four key protagonists who were at the heart of every nerve-jangling, spine-tingling, nail-biting moment of that unforgettable 2005 series which was now a decade ago

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Serena celebrates during her victory over Victoria Azarenka
WimbledonREPORTAmerican out-slugged Azarenka to set a frosty Wimbledon semi-final with Sharapova
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Maria Sharapova celebrates after coming through her tough quarter-final match against Coco Vandeweghe
REPORTRussian comes through tricky meeting with Vandeweghe
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Novak Djokovic on his way to victory against Kevin Anderson after their fourth round match resumed
REPORTDefending champion comes from two sets down to reach quarters
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Bavalan Pathmanathan has died after being struck by a cricket ball
cricketBavalan Pathmanathan died after being struck in the chest
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Murray in action in his fourth round tie on Centre Court
WimbledonREPORT Briton books quarter-final place at SW19
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ANALYSISPaul Newman focuses on Murray and his next opponent
Sport
footballReal Madrid forward found a phone in Las Vegas, then did something mad
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Micronesia lose 46-0 to end three game campaign
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Jos Buttler takes part in a fielding drill in Cardiff on Monday
ashes'Beefy told us we have to enjoy the cricket and embrace the series,' reveals batsman
Sport
England’s Ben Stokes will be up for sledging, but will also need to contain Australia’s batting
COMMENT The Ashes: England's Ben Stokes appears to enjoy the altercations and it seems to bring the best out of him, says Nick Knight
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US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., celebrates after defeating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
BoxingFloyd Mayweather is no longer the WBO welterweight champion
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Tour de franceVIDEOSeveral riders injured on stage three but the Tour later continued
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Novak Djokovic celebrates levelling the score against Kevin Anderson. The match was suspended due to poor light, and will resume on Tuesday.
more WimbledonREPORT World No 1's clash with Kevin Anderson halted by bad light tied at two sets each
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Roger Federer was in complete control throughout his three-set victory over Bautista Agut
REPORT Seven-time champion will face Gilles Simon after straightforward 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win
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People have been smearing chocolate spread and Vegemite on their face to show their support for Wimbledon star
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Maria Sharapova during her fourth round win
REPORTThe Russian beat unseeded Zarina Diyas
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Michael Vaughan introduced playing ball games as a pre-match warm-up
golfCOMMENT Kevin Garside: The reigning champion ruptured ankle ligaments 12 days before the Open Championship
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Rory McIlory's Instagram post
GALLERYNorthern Irishman won't be the first sportsman to miss some action for unlikely reasons
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England players, including Mike Brown, far right, show off the new World Cup kit
rugby unionThe England full-back was knocked out in a clash of heads with Italy’s Andrea Masi during the Six Nations
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motor racingDrivers escape injury but one fan is sent to hospital after being hit by debris
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