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A look at Rob Burrow’s campaign to raise awareness of motor neurone disease

A look at Rob Burrow’s campaign to raise awareness of motor neurone disease

Rob Burrow has died at the age of 41 following a four-and-a-half-year battle with motor neurone disease. Burrow was just 37 and had three children under the age of eight when he announced on December 19, 2019 that he had been diagnosed with the incurable illness. The former Leeds and Great Britain scrum-half immediately launched...

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Rob Burrow’s life in pictures

Rob Burrow’s life in pictures

Former Leeds Rhinos half-back Rob Burrow died on Sunday at the age of 41 following a four-year battle with motor neurone disease. Here, the PA news agency looks at his life in pictures. Burrow, who hailed from Pontefract, joined Leeds at the age of 16 and made his first-team debut two years later (Gareth Copley/PA)...

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French Open wrap: Djokovic, Zverev, and Medvedev claim victory on day seven

French Open wrap: Djokovic, Zverev, and Medvedev claim victory on day seven

Thanks to another rain-wrecked day in Paris, Novak Djokovic won an early-hours tussle with Lorenzo Musetti in five sets at 3.08am. Alexander Zverev and Daniil Medvedev also came through tough third-round encounters. Meanwhile, there were straightforward wins for Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina, the women’s two and four seeds. Here, the PA news agency looks...

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Andy Murray considers Wimbledon doubles campaign with brother Jamie

Andy Murray considers Wimbledon doubles campaign with brother Jamie

Andy Murray is considering playing doubles with his brother Jamie at Wimbledon. Murray and Dan Evans’ scratch pairing was shortlived after they were beaten in the first round of the French Open. But the two-time Wimbledon champion fancies another crack at SW19 this summer and might reprise his Davis Cup-winning partnership with his elder sibling....

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Richard Whitehead says Paralympians should be in the spotlight for longer

Richard Whitehead says Paralympians should be in the spotlight for longer

Two-time Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead believes disability is “lagging behind” other minority groups and needs more than just fleeting moments in the spotlight. With 99 days until the start of the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris, the British runner called for greater disabled representation within the boardrooms of national governing bodies and the media. Whitehead...

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Jack Draper plans to tap into Andy Murray’s experience when he retires

Jack Draper plans to tap into Andy Murray’s experience when he retires

Jack Draper will be straight on the phone to Andy Murray asking for more regular advice when the two-time Wimbledon champion calls time on his career later this year. The 37-year-old is in the final throes of an outstanding career, having confirmed earlier this year that he is unlikely to play past the summer. Murray...