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Bookmakers set to cash in on ‘one of the best weekends of sport’

There is set to be a spike in wagered stakes across the betting industry, as a quartet of major sporting events hit UK screens on the weekend.  With the Wimbledon finals, Cricket World Cup Final, Newmarket Festival and Formula 1’s British Grand Prix (GP) all underway between Saturday and Sunday, bookmakers are estimating betting stakes to reach around £100m. Harry …

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Lewis Hamilton favourite as Formula One explodes into action

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The Formula One curtain raiser gets underway this weekend, with Melbourne once again playing host as the razzmatazz rolls back into town. Australia welcomes the glitz and glamour, to open a season which sees Lewis Hamilton aim to become back to back World Champion for the second time in his career. The enigmatic Englishman, Britain’s most successful driver, is favourite …

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AJ backed for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

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Anthony Joshua is the clear favourite to be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year, after the Watford boxer enjoyed a hugely successful year defeating Wladimir Klitschko to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the World. Joshua went onto defend his crowns in Cardiff against tough challenger Carlos Takam, furthermore, AJ could be looking at an equally as triumphant 2018 …

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Betway in £1,000 Bradley Lowery Foundation donation

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Betway is to make a £1,000 donation to the Bradley Lowery Foundation, after ex-England forward Jermain Defoe was left off this year’s Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) shortlist. The current Bournemouth striker hit headlines up and down the country after building a heartening friendship youngster Bradley Lowery, who was bravely battling neuroblastoma and sadly passed away in July of …

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William Hill slashes odds on Alistair Brownlee for SPOTY 2016

William Hill has slashed the odds for Alistair Brownlee winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) from 100/1 to 10/1, after the triathlete attracted a rush of money for helping his brother over the finishing line at a race in Mexico. The two-time Olympic Champion gave up his own chances of winning the race to aid the exhausted Jonny …

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2015 Sports Personality of the Year – Tough Call!

The 2015 Sports Personality of the Year contestants have been announced. The winner will be announced on December 20th but before that comes the annual gripe over those that have been left out, and discussion about which of the twelve selected will take home the award. Here’s SBC’s look, including their odds to win and our pick. The four favourites …

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