Five things we learnt on day two of the Cheltenham Festival

1. Douvan’s demise lets in Tiara to take the crown The hugely disappointing display of Douvan left racing fans totally deflated after the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. Hopefully something will come to light to explain the abysmal effort of the 2-9 shot, who was expected to outclass his rivals as he had done in the past. However, Special Tiara was rewarded ...

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Hawaii judge puts Donald Trump's revised travel ban on hold

A judge in Hawaii has issued a ruling to put President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on hold. US District Judge Derrick Watson’s decision will prevent Mr Trump’s executive order from going into effect nationwide on Thursday. Several states had tried to stop the executive order, the second attempt by the President to institute his travel ban after the first ...

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Cheltenham Festival 2017: Betting guide, odds and Paddy Power's tips for day three

Look no further than Unowhatimeanharry for the Stayers’ Hurdle (3.30pm) today – for me, the finest stayer in Europe and definitely one to back. It could’ve been a different story had the Yanworth team put their horse in this race rather than the Champion, where it all went wrong for them on Tuesday. He was outpaced in a very tactical ...

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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits he DOESN'T want to play Leicester in Champions League quarter-finals

Europe’s footballing elite are on alert and hoping to avoid Leicester City in the Champions League quarter-finals — with even the legendary Zinedine Zidane running scared. Last season’s shock Premier League champions are in the hat for Friday’s last-eight draw, after a stunning last-16 second-leg display against Sevilla. And Real Madrid boss Zidane admits all the remaining leading clubs, such ...

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Leicester stars keeping the Champions League final's date free after grabbing shock last 8 place

Marc Albrighton has revealed how Leicester ’s players have not booked their summer holidays yet as they fancy reaching the Champions League final. The surprising Foxes are in the last eight of the competition, having overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit against Spain’s Sevilla to win 3-2 on aggregate. Now Leicester, who defied 5,000-1 odds to win the Premier League last ...

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Wantaway Everton star Romelu Lukaku hints their lack of ambition is behind his refusal to sign new deal

Romelu Lukaku has claimed his contract U-turn is down to Everton ’s lack of ambition. Striker Lukaku now looks certain to leave the Goodison Park side in the summer – with a host of the world’s top clubs set for a bidding war over him – even though Toffees chiefs thought a deal was done as late as Tuesday evening. ...

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Injury-hit England to name Marcus Rashford in senior squad — and risk spat with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Marcus Rashford has been promoted to the full England squad to solve their striker shortage. But manager Gareth Southgate will still risk upsetting Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho because the plan is still to use Old Trafford starlet Rashford in the European Under-21 Championship this summer. Southgate will name an extended squad on Thursday for the friendly in Germany next ...

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6 ways to make sure you can give your finances the kiss of life with your 'dead' money

A staggering £721billion worth of dead money is sitting in bank accounts, pensions and ISAs. This is cash in forgotten, old bank accounts, lost pension pots or savings people are squirrelling away with no purpose – and with no idea of the balance or the interest they are earning. Research from investment firm Nutmeg reveals two in five adults have ...

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The Chase host Bradley Walsh accused of FIXING ITV game show by reading questions too slow

The Chase host Bradley Walsh has been called out for fixing the ITV gameshow. In the past, the Chasers have been accused of favouring some of the contestants over others. But, in tonight’s episode, Bradley came under fire for reading out the questions much slower than normal. A contestant called Sarah faced The Chaser Anne Hegerty and Bradley began the ...

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EastEnders director denies Sharon Mitchell character has been replaced after fans say she sounds different on the phone

An EastEnders director has responded to viewers who assumed Sharon Mitchell’s character had been replaced. On Tuesday night’s episode, viewers watched Michelle speak on the phone to Sharon – who wasn’t pictured because she’s currently on a holiday with hubby Phil. After their conversation, fans flocked to Twitter to point out she didn’t sound anything like she usually does. ” ...

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