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In sport, a championship is a competition in which the aim is to decide which individual or team is the champion.
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British Championships: Asher-Smith breaks Championship recordDina Asher-Smith breaks her own British Championship record in the women's 100m with a run of 10.96 seconds.
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County Championship: Leaders Somerset lose to Essex at ChelmsfordLeaders Somerset slip to their first Championship defeat of the season, losing to Essex by 151 runs at Chelmsford.
Saints draw second-tier Halifax in Challenge Cup semisSuper League leaders St Helens are drawn against Championship side Halifax in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup.
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