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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Crystal Palace lift Championship trophy to reach WSL

The Women's Football Show discuss Crystal Palace's promotion to the Women's Super League as they lift the Championship trophy in front of a record crowd.
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Derby beat Carlisle to seal Championship return

Derby seal promotion to the Championship with a poised and polished victory against already relegated Carlisle at a jubilant Pride Park.
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Newry City relegated as Portadown win Championship

Portadown win the Championship title after a 1-1 draw with Dundela at Shamrock Park, a result which relegates Newry City from the top flight.
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EFL: Championship, League One & League Two updates

Follow live text commentary from the EFL after Norwich beat Championship leaders Ipswich in derby.
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Lowe levels to leave Owls in Championship drop zone

Sheffield Wednesday miss the chance to move out of the Championship drop zone after Jamal Lowe's goal earned a point for Swansea City in a 1-1 draw.
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Preston fans take up AFC Totton offer after postponement

A section of Preston fans, who travelled to Hampshire for their postponed Championship game against Southampton on Wednesday, take up an offer to watch non-league AFC Totton's game on the same night..
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Farke calls for Leeds cool before Leicester game

Leeds boss Daniel Farke warns his side against getting "over-motivated" before Friday's home game with Championship leaders Leicester.
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Sunderland sack head coach Beale after 12 games

Sunderland sack head coach Michael Beale after just 12 games in charge, following back-to-back Championship defeats.
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EFL: Leicester v Swansea & Coventry v Bristol City, plus League One & Two

Follow scores & live text updates from two Championship games, plus League One, League Two and EFL Trophy.
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Ipswich snatch late leveller against Championship leaders Leicester

Substitute Jeremy Sarmiento returns Ipswich to the automatic promotion spots with a last-minute equaliser against Championship leaders Leicester.
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Sussex name Simpson and Mills as captains for 2024

John Simpson will captain Sussex in at least their first seven Championship games, with Tymal Mills set to lead the team in the T20 Blast.
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Winter at Wimbledon - Inside the Slam that never sleeps

The crowds arrive for Championship fortnight, but for the other 50 weeks of the year, work continues at the All England Club.
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Bristol City beat Hull for rare back-to-back wins

Bristol City secure back-to-back Championship victories for the first time since February, after coming from 2-1 down to beat Hull 3-2 at Ashton Gate.
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Queen of the South shock Dundee Utd - Scottish Cup round-up

Championship leaders Dundee United are knocked out of the Scottish Cup by third-tier Queen of the South on penalties.
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In-form Leeds held by managerless Rotherham

Leeds miss out on a seventh win in eight Championship games as they are held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Rotherham.
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Championship: 10 games at 15:00 including Leicester v Watford

Follow live text updates, Final Score & Squad Goals as leaders Leicester host Watford as one of 11 Championship games.
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Championship: Leaders Leicester host third-placed Leeds

Follow live text updates as Championship leaders Leicester City host third-placed Leeds United.
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Rankin-Costello gives Blackburn win over Cardiff

Blackburn Rovers earn back-to-back Championship wins for the first time this season as they beat Cardiff City.
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Osmajic winner keeps Preston top of Championship

Championship leaders Preston come from behind to continue their unbeaten start to the campaign with a 2-1 win over Birmingham.
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Leeds end Ipswich's perfect start with first win

Leeds United come from behind to register their first Championship win of the season and end Ipswich Town's perfect start.
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Listen: Super League and Championship commentaries

Listen to local BBC radio commentary as Leeds Rhinos welcome Warrington Wolves in the Super League and Widnes Vikings face York Knights in the Championship
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Ipswich beat Sunderland on return to Championship

Ipswich Town celebrate their return to the Championship with victory against 10-man Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
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Yorkshire earn first Championship win in 14 months

yorkshire earn first championship win in 14 months
Yorkshire celebrate a County Championship victory for the first time in 14 months as they beat Derbyshire by three wickets.
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Southampton CEO Semmens steps down after relegation

southampton ceo semmens steps down after relegation
Southampton chief executive Martin Semmens steps down from his role after the club's relegation to the Championship.
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Wasps denied place in 2023-24 Championship by RFU

The RFU withdraws its offer of a place in the Championship for 2023-24 for fallen Premiership side Wasps.
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Listen: Championship and League 1 commentaries

listen: championship and league 1 commentaries
Listen to local BBC radio commentaries from three Championship games and two League 1 matches.
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Huddersfield beat Sheffield Utd to secure survival

huddersfield beat sheffield utd to secure survival
Huddersfield Town beat promoted Sheffield United to secure their Championship status and relegate Reading in the process.
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'Championship run beckons for resilient Tyrone'

'championship run beckons for resilient tyrone'
Donegal All-Ireland winner Michael Murphy explains why a big summer beckons for Tyrone and discusses Derry's injury concerns and Fermanagh's chances.
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Man City score six to cruise into FA Cup semi-final

man city score six to cruise into fa cup semi-final
Watch highlights as Manchester City put six goals past Championship leaders Burnley to reach a fifth consecutive FA Cup semi-final, including an Erling Haaland hat-trick.
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Tella scores hat-trick as leaders Burnley beat Hull

tella scores hat-trick as leaders burnley beat hull
Nathan Tella edges Championship leaders Burnley closer to an immediate Premier League return with a hat-trick in their win against Hull City.
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Kaba header sees Cardiff draw with West Brom

kaba header sees cardiff draw with west brom
Cardiff City edge closer to securing their Championship status for next season as Sory Kaba's equaliser frustrates play-off hopefuls West Bromwich Albion.
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EFL: Millwall v Burnley one of five Championship games

efl: millwall v burnley one of five championship games
Follow live text updates of Tuesday's EFL action, including Championship leaders Burnley's trip to Millwall.
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RFU approves Wasps' place in Championship

The RFU confirms that Wasps - currently without a home - will play in next season's Championship but Worcester will not take part.
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Watford dash Burnley's hopes of record winning run

watford dash burnley's hopes of record winning run
Burnley's hopes of a record-breaking 11th straight Championship win are ended as they are held to a draw by Watford at Turf Moor.
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EFL: Build-up to Tuesday's Championship L1 & L2 games as Burnley host Watford

efl: build-up to tuesday's championship l1 & l2 games as burnley host watford
Follow six Championship games as leaders Burnley host play-off challengers Watford, with a full programme in League One and League Two.
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Tella hat-trick earns Burnley 10th win in a row

tella hat-trick earns burnley 10th win in a row
Nathan Tella grabs a hat-trick as runaway leaders Burnley crush Preston to make it 10 consecutive Championship wins.
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Blades beat Blackpool for fifth straight victory

blades beat blackpool for fifth straight victory
James McAtee hits a stunning individual goal as Sheffield United claim their fifth straight win to move level on points with Championship leaders Burnley.
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EFL: Reading v Swansea - live text

efl: reading v swansea - live text
Follow live text updates from Reading's Championship game against Swansea at the Select Car Leasing Stadium.
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Blades beat Terriers to move level at top

blades beat terriers to move level at top
Sheffield United move level on points with Championship leaders Burnley with a narrow victory over bottom side Huddersfield at Bramall Lane.
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EFL: Blackburn v Preston derby before eight Championship games

efl: blackburn v preston derby before eight championship games
Follow live text updates and listen to Squad Goals as the Championship returns with Blackburn v Preston in a Lancashire derby.
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The new faces and who is going places - the Championship returns

the new faces and who is going places - the championship returns
As the Championship returns from a four-week break for the World Cup, BBC Sport takes a look at the state of play in the second tier.
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Wigan Athletic sack manager Richardson

Wigan Athletic sack manager Leam Richardson after losing six of their past seven Championship games.
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EFL: Follow Tuesday's Championship & League Two action

efl: follow tuesday's championship & league two action
Follow live text commentary of Tuesday's eight Championship games, plus updates from League Two.
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Norwich 2-0 Millwall: Josh Sargent scores twice as Canaries seal second Championship win

Josh Sargent scores two second-half goals as Norwich City seal back-to-back Championship wins with victory over Millwall.
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Middlesbrough 0-2 Chelsea: Blues beat Championship side to reach FA Cup semi-finals

Romelu Lukaku scores his 12th goal of the season as Chelsea beat Championship side Middlesbrough to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
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Challenge Cup: Holders St Helens at Championship side Whitehaven

St Helens will begin their defence of the Challenge Cup with a trip to Cumbria to face Championship side Whitehaven.
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Arbroath 1-3 Hibernian: Premiership side come from behind to reach Scottish Cup quarter-finals

Hibernian come from behind to defeat Championship leaders Arbroath and reach the Scottish Cup quarter-finals.
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Stoke City 1-2 Brentford: Bees reach Carabao Cup quarter-finals

Brentford reach the Carabao Cup quarter-finals for the second successive season after winning at Championship side Stoke City for the first time.
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