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Supporter of sport? (3)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

tee

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Here is my best explanation:

This could be a double definition.

'supporter' is the first definition.
(I've seen this in other clues)

'sport?' is the second definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I cannot understand how they can define each other.

'of' acts as a link.

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