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I was pleased with another solid sixth-place finish at the Sachsenring in Germany to remain as the leading non-factory rider in MotoGP

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: It’s incredible how my fortunes have changed

Vale TKD competitors

MARTIAL ARTS: Carl Davis leads Vale TKD to third place

I take the wide route at Mugello and from 11th on the grid climb to fourth after this first corner. It gave me a massive confidence boost so early in the race

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: It's full steam ahead - I can't take things easy

Mark Charlett led his four to a 22-shot success

BOWLS: Headington set standard with Bicester blitz

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Carterton's Stuart Richens

BOWLS: Stuart Richens to face Howard Watts for crown

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Oxford United's strong finish provides real optimism

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Oxford United's strong finish provides real optimism

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John Terry (right) celebrates Chelsea wrapping up the Premier League title, with Cesar Azpilicueta

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Consistent John Terry gets my vote for player of the season

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City of Oxford’s successful squad of swimmers who finished a notable fourth in the National Arena League’s B final

SWIMMING: Inspired City of Oxford just miss out on third in National Arena League finals

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: When a defeat failed to spoil my weekend

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: When a defeat failed to spoil my weekend

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I am fully focused in the pits. The team are all pulling in the same direction and it’s been a good start to the season for us

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: Smiles are there for all to see after good start

Lining up against Accrington Stanley (far right) for what turned out to be my final game for Oxford United, in April 2013

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Playing deal or no deal is no fun for those out of contract

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American Jordan Spieth acknowleges the applauds the crowd after winning the Masters championship at Augusta, Georgia in style on Sunday

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Spieth's Masters win shows youth is no barrier to success

Peter Leven (right) celebrates scoring his memorable long-range goal against Port Vale in 2011, which won us the game

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Charlie Adam's wonder strike stirred memories of Peter Leven's stunner

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George Baldock goes for goal in Saturday’s massive win for Oxford United against Carlisle United

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Great to watch Oxford United show their character in vital clash

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Chatting with my crew chief Guy Coulon ahead of testing in Qatar. Everyone is looking forward to the new season and I am determined to make my mark

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: Excitement is building as the season is upon us

Oxford United and their fans will not want to endure what they did in May 2006 when they were relegated on the final day

Michael Duberry: Now is the time for Oxford United's strugglers to show true grit

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Cesc Fabregas is brought down by Paris St Germain’s David Luiz during last week’s Champions League encounter

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Just how far would you push the rules to get the upper hand?

Former Oxford United midfielder Paul McLaren in action against Swindon

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Every side needs a Claude Makelele and Oxford's was Paul McLaren

Winger Callum O’Dowda goes on the attack during Oxford United’s 3-0 victory over Mansfield Town last month

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Only a matter of time before Callum O'Dowda is in the Barclays Premier League

Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic (second left) reacts following a foul by Burnley’s Ashley Barnes (grounded) in the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge last Saturday, for which the Blues man was dismissed

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Tackling seems to be a dying art - just ask Ashley Barnes

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Jon Stead fires in Bradford's second goal in their shock 2-0 win against Sunderland

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Bradford's super run shows romance of the FA Cup is still alive

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I celebrate with the United fans after the win over Swindon in March 2012, which completed a league double over our bitter rivals

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Claiming derby double with Oxford United was truly memorable

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MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Keep it positive at home and send the fear factor packing

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Keep it positive at home and send the fear factor packing

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: I have a dream of emulating my hero Martin Luther King

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: I have a dream of emulating my hero Martin Luther King

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Cristiano Ronaldo (left) collects his Ballon d'Or prize, with FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Nadine Kessler of Germany, winner of the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: The day I got the better of golden boy Ronaldo

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Steve Coppell, seen on the touchline at the Madejski Stadium while boss of Reading in November 2007 when I was a Royals player

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Winning is the be-all and end-all

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Joyful captain Michael Duberry turns to the Oxford United fans after the 2-0 win over Swindon Town at the Kassam Stadium in March 2012

DUBERRY COLUMN: Twelve highlights of my time

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Thierry Henry celebrates scoring for Arsenal in their 4-1 win against a Leeds United side I was a member of in the FA Cup third round at Elland Road in January 2004 – but it was later that season that he really gave me the runaround at Highbury

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Gunners legend Henry stood out from all the rest

Catching up with Paul Canoville (right) at Chelsea a couple of weeks ago

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Contributing to Paul Canoville's film was an eye-opener

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Celebrating taking third place at the Australian Grand Prix – my first podium finish since Mugello in 2011 in the Moto2 class

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: My highs and lows from a tough season

Steven Gerrard

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Steven Gerrard has plenty to mull over at career crossroads

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning his second world championship with victory in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Michael Duberry: Winning drivers' title does not guarantee job for life

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Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Slovenia on Saturday, his 44th goal for England

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Rooney was tough to face, even as a teenager

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Spraying the champagne on the podium in Australia with Valentino Rossi (centre) and Jorge Lorenzo (right) was an unforgettable moment

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: I couldn't ask for more from a special MotoGP run

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MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Senzo Meyiwa death means loss of positive role model

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Senzo Meyiwa death means loss of positive role model

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Michael Duberry

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Wharton story should have wider audience

Writing this column for the Oxford Mail has been part of starting my second career, a year after I decided to call time on football

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: Feeling frustration a year after retiring

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Nathaniel Clyne in England training this week

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: No caps, but no regrets over England

I pipped teammate Pol Espargaro (right) for fifth place

BRADLEY SMITH: Rain in Spain gave me a chance to shine

Chelsea, with Oscar (left) celebrating his goal with Willian in the 3-0 win over Aston Villa, got my bet off to a flier

Dream bet on my old clubs failed to deliver

Bradley Smith (right) in action at Misano

BRADLEY SMITH COLUMN: Valentino Rossi sets the standard and I can learn so much

Michael Duberry

Troubled NFL stars deserve no sympathy

Having Joe Root back from England duty has helped our Championship challenge

We're desperate to capture the crown

England’s youthful team line up ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifying opener against Switzerland on Monday night, when they won 2-0

MICHAEL DUBERRY COLUMN: England's win gives me hope for a brighter future

My Silverstone race was ruined by a cracked rear wheel

BRADLEY SMITH: Silverstone setback only makes me more determined

Angel di Maria pictured on his Manchester United debut against Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday

Transfer window is no time to panic buy

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Luis Suarez made his debut for Barcelona against Mexican side Leon on Monday night

DUBERRY COLUMN: Suarez handed debut far too quickly

Talking bikes with Georgina Polden in the garage ahead of her race at Thruxton

My future's on the line as British GP approaches

Jonny Bairstow, pictured when in action for England, played a superb innings to help my Yorkshire team beat Durham in the T20 Blast

JACK BROOKS COLUMN: Reaching the 200-club is a real achievement

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I’m the fifth bike out of 14 as we all start from the pit lane after opting to change tyres following our practice lap. It was scary stuff with so many riders so close with no grid

A race to forget, with the injuries to prove it

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