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Nick Compton's unbeaten 70 guided Somerset to a draw

County cricket: League leaders escape after rain frustrates Warwickshire

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The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 6 August 2013

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Whitehall had rival plans to host cycling’s biggest event in Britain

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Forecasters: Flood risk in south west and northern England, Wales and southern Scotland

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Round-up: Wolves rally to stay in race

Warrington came from behind to beat Castleford 40-30 and keep the heat on Super League table-toppers Huddersfield.

Chris Woakes took 4 for 31 to give Warwickshire hope of victory

Yorkshire 302 & 148-7 Warwickshire 309: Sloppy Yorkshire hand champions their chance

Warwickshire’s insistence that their First Division title defence is not dead may be more than wishful thinking.

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Disputed winner ruins Brighton's day as Leeds begin life after Bates with three points

Unsung hero: Steve Patterson deserves more credit for his wicket hauls

Laurie Evans opens up to cloud Yorkshire's ambitions

Yorkshire 302 Warwickshire 221-8 (Yorkshire lead by 81 runs)

Josh Charnley scored 12 points for Wigan in an unconvincing win

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The Warriors went back to the top of Super League, but only after an uneven performance that left unanswered the key question about Wigan this season: Can they play without Sam Tomkins?

Gary Ballance hit a six to bring up his century yesterday

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Yorkshire 294-9 v Warwickshire

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Harry Redknapp faces a challenge in getting QPR back to the Premier League

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Ashes 2013: Frustrated England toil as Michael Clarke displays class

Australia reach 303 for 3 on the first day of the third Test at Old Trafford

Convicted rapist Adam Mark escapes from Leyhill prison

Police are hunting a rapist who has absconded from prison.

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Return of the heatwave: Sunnier conditions set to banish rain and storms – for one day at least

After a grey and rainy few days, many Britons may be pleased to hear that the weather looks set to return to temperatures close to those experienced in the heatwave - for Thursday at least.

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