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Watch: Peaty breaks world record twice in one day

Britain’s Adam Peaty breaks the 26-second mark to set a 50m breaststroke world record for the second time in the same day as he reaches the final at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest. WATCH MORE: What do you do when you’ve won everything? Available to UK users only. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Love Island breaks ITV2 audience record

The final episode of Love Island helped ITV2 reach its biggest ever audience on Monday night. An average of 2.43 million viewers tuned in live to see Kem and Amber crowned the winning couple – a huge figure for a non-terrestrial network. A further 150,000 watched the show on ITV2+1, and the total number of viewers is likely to rise dramatically when catch up services are included. ITV2 have already confirmed the show will return for another series in 2018. This year’s Love Island has been something of a surprise…

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GB's Peaty breaks own 50m breaststroke world record

Adam Peaty sliced more than three-tenths of a second off his own 50m breaststroke world record in the heats at the World Aquatics Championships on Tuesday. Peaty swam 26.10 seconds in Hungary, eclipsing the 26.42 secs he produced at the 2015 Worlds. The Briton retained his 100m breaststroke title on Monday. More to follow. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Every current Premier League club's record scorer in a single top flight season – from 1992/93 to present

Monday, July 24, 2017 While clubs’ all-time top scorers are often spoken about, it’s easy to overlook who dominated in a single season in front of goal. Wayne Rooney, for example, might have surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton to become the club’s leading goal scorer of all time, but he couldn’t match the record a former team-mate set for goals netted in one top flight campaign. So, including United, find out who the record scorer in a single season is for each current Premier League club – from 1992/93 to present – by scrolling through the…

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The Open 2017: Branden Grace shoots a 62 to set a new major record

2017 Open Championship on the BBC Venue: Royal Birkdale Dates: 20-23 July Live: Listen to BBC Radio 5 live commentary and follow text updates – including in-play video clips – on BBC Sport website and mobile app. TV highlights on BBC Two. Click for full times. South Africa’s Branden Grace has become the first man to score 62 in a major. Grace holed eight birdies in a bogey-free third round of The Open at Royal Birkdale to beat the previous best of 63, which has been recorded 31 times. “I…

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Cockroft wins third gold & Hermitage sets world record

Britain’s Hannah Cockroft won her third gold medal of the World Para-athletics Championships in London on an evening compatriot Georgie Hermitage stormed to victory in world record time. Cockroft, 24, won the T34 400m, adding to her 100m and 800m titles, with team-mate Kare Adenegan third. Hermitage, 28, comfortably retained the T37 400m crown she won two years ago. Kyron Duke added a silver to GB’s medal tally, while Richard Chiassaro, Stephen Miller and Isaac Towers won bronzes. That means Britain have won 28 medals, including 13 gold, and are…

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Exclusive: Despacito breaks global streaming record

Media playback is unsupported on your device Luis Fonsi’s Despacito has become the most-streamed song of all time, just six months after it was released. The hit single has been played 4.6 billion times across all streaming services, overtaking Justin Bieber’s Sorry, which previously held the title. “What’s happened with this song is just insane,” said Fonsi, who hails from Puerto Rico and sings in Spanish. “I don’t want to use the word accident because I was trying to write a hit, but I didn’t plan for it to cross…

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