Sport Honours nearly even for the two Volvo 70s in their Rolex Fastnet Race head to head as Abu Dhabi skipper Ian Walker (GBR left), first home, greets Sam Davies (GBR right) ahead on handicap in the Swedish Team SCA. Pictured centre, left to right, are Sarah Lihann (USA), Annemieke Bes (NED), Sophie Ciszek (AUS) and Annie Lush (GBR)

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False dawn as Hingis serves up tantalising glimpse of a lost talent

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When she smiles, even Mr Colgate cannot compete and in the southern French sunshine of Hyères, Shirley Robertson was flashing one of her finest.

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