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It is to be hoped Phil Godman enjoyed the Doctor Who special on Saturday evening because earlier in the day the Newcastle fly-half’s adventures in space and time had an unhappy ending thanks to the tackling of Courtney Lawes.

Saracens 26 Bath 20: Jackson's control and cunning puts victory beyond Bath's reach

Saracens returned to winning ways in the Guinness Premiership, regaining fourth spot from Sale with a disciplined and doughty performance against Bath.

Leicester 25 Leinster 9: Tigers show their teeth to give Loffreda plenty to chew over

Leicester prepare for domestic onslaught by snuffing out slim Irish hopes

Worcester 7 Harlequins 10: Admirable Crichton is a bonus for Worcester

The England head coach, Brian Ashton, having been awarded an MBE in the New Year honours list, found little cause for further celebration at Sixways as the Harlequins captain and England No 8 Nick Easter limped from the field in the 58th minute of a dour basement struggle.

Peace reigns but Ashton to shelter from media storm

No drama at RFU, no recriminations for dissenting voices but furrows remain on old coach's brow.

Sweden 1 Chile 1: Larsson's sensational strike fails to paper over Swedish flaws

Sweden brought the curtain down on their World Cup preparations with an entertaining draw against Chile at Rasunda Stadium.

The fine art of croquet

The sight of John Prescott wielding his mallet at Dorneywood raised a few eyebrows. But behind the game's elitist image is one of the few sports Britain excels at, writes Matthew Beard

Europe's giant of the sky lands at Heathrow

Bigger than a jumbo jet, the future of air travel flew into Britain yesterday, showing off its gigantic proportions and prompting concern about its impact on climate change.

Leicester 25 Gloucester 20

Varndell cashes in as Leicester look lively

Rugby Union: Ice packs and elbow grease put Corry back in the pack

The hard-working England No 8 will complete a remarkable recovery from a serious and painful injury when he faces the French at Twickenham tomorrow. Chris Hewett reports

Democrats look to Dean to help turn the Republican tide

Howard Dean, whose "scream" on Iowa caucus night in January 2004 is an indelible image of the last Democratic presidential race, is set to become the party's organisational chief as it struggles to turn back the Republican tide in US politics.

Richards relieved as specialist allays brain tumour fear

The Tottenham Hotspur defender Dean Richards is looking forward to making a return to football after being told by a specialist that the chances of him having a brain tumour are "extremely low".

Davies feels the chill wind

Leicester 42 - Leeds 20

Revived Tigers draw comfort

Newcastle 25 Leicester 25
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Paul Scholes column

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Kenya's brothers in arms take on world

Last year Wilson Kipsang had his marathon record taken off him by training partner and friend Dennis Kimetto. They talk about facing off in the London Marathon
Natalie Bennett interview: I've lost track of the last time I saw my Dad but it's not because I refuse to fly

Natalie Bennett interview: I've lost track of the last time I saw my Dad

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Peter Kay's Car Share: BBC show is the comedian's first TV sitcom in a decade

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Car Share is the comedian's first TV sitcom in a decade. The programme's co-creator Paul Coleman reveals the challenges of getting the show on the road