Various forms of competition in which the aim is to decide which individual or team is the champion

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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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Resignations, humiliation and "the worst performance ever" - England's nightmarish Iceland memories.
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Championship leader Lewis Hamilton sets pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
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BBC Sport rounds up Saturday's Championship action, with drama at both ends at the table.
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Owen Farrell: England captain will stay at Championship-bound Saracens

England captain Owen Farrell will remain at Saracens following their relegation from the Premiership after signing a "long-term" deal.
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What to look for in midweek Championship games

With five games remaining in the regular Championship season, and much to be resolved, BBC Sport takes a look at the key issues.
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Championship: Brentford juggernaut continues as derbies bring late drama

Two hat-tricks, derbies with late drama and a managerial sacking dominate Saturday's Championship action.
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Novak Djokovic and the Adria Tour: the exhibition event that shocked tennis

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(CNN)Novak Djokovic should have been stepping out this Monday at Wimbledon, opening the Championships as the defending champion. Instead, the top-ranked Serb is involved in a damage limitation exercise..
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Championship: Fulham v Brentford set to be first match on 20 June return

Fulham will play Brentford in the first Championship game to be played when the second-tier resumes on 20 June.
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The big Championship quiz - 24 quizzes for all 24 teams

Test your knowledge of the past 10 years at the 24 clubs in the Championship... or just try your club's quiz if you'd prefer!
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Middlesbrough 0-1 Leeds United: Mateusz Klich strike keeps pressure on Championship leaders West Brom

Leeds move back to within four points of Championship leaders West Brom thanks to Mateusz Klich's strike at Middlesbrough.
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Leeds stay second in Championship with draw at Brentford

Faltering Leeds recover from a goalkeeping blunder to earn a point at Brentford that keeps them second in the Championship.
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Moura earns Tottenham replay against Middlesbrough

Lucas Moura's header ensures Tottenham Hotspur will have an FA Cup third-round replay with Championship side Middlesbrough.
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Derby County 2-1 Barnsley: Wayne Rooney captains Rams to victory against Tykes

Wayne Rooney captains Derby to victory and sets up their first goal in their win against Championship strugglers Barnsley.
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USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 15

Championship weekend brings major matchups with LSU-Georgia and Baylor-Oklahoma leading the lineup. Our staff picks for college football's Week 15. - Published

Queens Park Rangers 1-3 Brentford: Bees win third straight Championship game

Brentford beat west London rivals Queens Park Rangers to earn a third Championship victory in a row.
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Crawley Town 1-1 Stoke City (5-3 pens): Championship side knocked out

League Two side Crawley knock Stoke out of the Carabao Cup on penalties after Sam Vokes misses for the Championship side.
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British Championships: Asher-Smith breaks Championship record

Dina Asher-Smith breaks her own British Championship record in the women's 100m with a run of 10.96 seconds.
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Reading 3-0 Cardiff City: George Puscas double gets Royals off mark

George Puscas scores two goals as Reading crush Cardiff City 3-0 to claim their first Championship win of the season.
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Archie Bruce: Batley Bulldogs player found dead in hotel after debut against Toulouse

A rugby league player is found dead in his hotel room the morning after making his debut for Championship side Batley Bulldogs.
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Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa's side to be subject of behind-the-scenes TV series

Championship side Leeds United become the latest club to become the subject of a behind-the-scenes documentary.
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County Championship: Leaders Somerset lose to Essex at Chelmsford

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Leaders Somerset slip to their first Championship defeat of the season, losing to Essex by 151 runs at Chelmsford.
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Saints draw second-tier Halifax in Challenge Cup semis

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Super League leaders St Helens are drawn against Championship side Halifax in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup.
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Halifax beat Bradford to reach semi-final of Challenge Cup

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Halifax become the first Championship side in 13 years to reach the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup with victory at Bradford Bulls.
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