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Exeter boss Rob Baxter insists England should be happy with Six Nations displays1h 19m Updated Exeter boss Rob Baxter insists England should be happy with Six Nations displays
EXCLUSIVE BY WILL KELLEHER: England's players are not mentally fragile according to the top English coach in the Premiership, Rob Baxter, of Exeter Chiefs.
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Eric Dier ruled out of Montenegro clash after leaving field against Czech Republic with hip injury1h 56m Updated Eric Dier ruled out of Montenegro clash after leaving field against Czech Republic with hip injury
Southgate initially gave Dier the chance to run the contact off after a hevay collision with Tomas Soucek, but he was swiftly replaced by Ross Barkley when it was clear he was in discomfort.
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Sterling reveals touching tribute to 13-year-old Damary Dawkins2h Updated Sterling reveals touching tribute to 13-year-old Damary Dawkins
Sterling worked hard as part of the campaign to find the 13-year-old a bone marrow stem cell donor but after a five-year battle with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, Dawkins passed away.
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Jacklin recalls his Open win in 1969 and the sportsmanship of Nicklaus2h Updated Jacklin recalls his Open win in 1969 and the sportsmanship of Nicklaus
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY DEREK LAWRENSON: Canadian rock star Bryan Adams wrote a song called Summer of ’69 that draws to a crescendo with a rousing declaration.
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England 5-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling turns on the style with hat-trick in rout2h Updated England 5-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling turns on the style with hat-trick in rout
MARTIN SAMUEL AT WEMBLEY: There are no longer any doubts about Raheem Sterling. No longer any concerns he will not fulfil his potential at international level, no longer any nay-sayers.
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That semi-final goal against Arsenal... Ryan Giggs on the treble 20 years on2h Updated That semi-final goal against Arsenal... Ryan Giggs on the treble 20 years on
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY IAN LADYMAN: At Ryan Giggs’s house there are no visible pointers to a two-decade career at Manchester United, nothing to remind him of the things he did.
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Everton eye up £20m deal for Kieran Trippier as Tottenham mull over move for Aaron Wan-Bissaka 2h Updated Everton eye up £20m deal for Kieran Trippier as Tottenham mull over move for Aaron Wan-Bissaka 
Everton are interested in signing Kieran Trippier, with Tottenham considering selling the defender. Tottenham are looking to sell Trippier to facilitate a move for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
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England 5-0 Czech Republic - PLAYER RATINGS: Raheem Sterling stars2h Updated England 5-0 Czech Republic - PLAYER RATINGS: Raheem Sterling stars
DOMINIC KING AT WEMBLEY: England began their Euro 2020 qualification campaign with a stunning victory over Czech Republic at Wembley.
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Manchester United can sign Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for £50m this summer3h Updated Manchester United can sign Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for £50m this summer
Manchester United will have the chance to sign long-term target Toni Kroos from Real Madrid for £50million this summer.
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Fans laud Paul Pogba for incredible assist to set up Antoine Griezmann for France3h Updated Fans laud Paul Pogba for incredible assist to set up Antoine Griezmann for France
Paul Pogba marked the six-year anniversary of his France debut in style as he provided a superb assist against Moldova.
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Jordan Pickford keeps a clean sheet for Gordon Banks and repays faith of England boss3h Updated Jordan Pickford keeps a clean sheet for Gordon Banks and repays faith of England boss
JAMES SHARPE AT WEMBLEY: This was a night on which Pickford had a couple of personal aims to fulfil. The first was to keep a clean sheet for Gordon Banks.
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Pochettino wants Tottenham to train at new £1bn stadium ahead of curtain-raiser against Palace 3h Updated Pochettino wants Tottenham to train at new £1bn stadium ahead of curtain-raiser against Palace 
Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham to train at their new £1billion stadium ahead of the curtain-raiser against Crystal Palace on April 3.
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Paul Casey shares Valspar Championship halfway lead in Florida3h Paul Casey shares Valspar Championship halfway lead in Florida
Defending champion Paul Casey shares the lead at the halfway point of the Valspar Championship in Florida.
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Tony Jacklin recalls his historic Open win in 19694h Updated Tony Jacklin recalls his historic Open win in 1969
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY DEREK LAWRENSON: Canadian rock star Bryan Adams wrote a song called Summer of ’69 that draws to a crescendo with a rousing declaration.
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Wayne Rooney claims Louis van Gaal was better tactically than Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford4h Updated Wayne Rooney claims Louis van Gaal was better tactically than Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford
Manchester United 's all-time top goalscorer was full of praise for the Dutchman having played under him for two years, while he admitted that David Moyes' appointment was a 'surprise.
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MARTIN KEOWN: Raheem Sterling is now a poacher supreme for England4h Updated MARTIN KEOWN: Raheem Sterling is now a poacher supreme for England
MARTIN KEOWN: England thrashed the Czech Republic 5-0 at Wembley on Friday night in their first Euro 2020 qualifying match. Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick on Friday night.
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Bournemouth striker Josh King heaps praise on Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk 4h Updated Bournemouth striker Josh King heaps praise on Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk 
Bournemouth striker Josh King has given imperious Liverpool defender Virgin van Dijk a glowing reference, naming him as 'the best' defender he has ever faced. 
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Super League: St Helens blitz Castleford 42-12 for seventh straight win4h Updated Super League: St Helens blitz Castleford 42-12 for seventh straight win
Super League leaders St Helens maintain their 100% start with eight tries to hammer Castleford at Wheldon Road.
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Robert Garrigus handed three-month ban by PGA Tour after failing drugs test4h Updated Robert Garrigus handed three-month ban by PGA Tour after failing drugs test
The 41-year-old American reached a career-high of 35th in the world in 2012 but is currently ranked 450th and has not played since missing the cut in the Puerto Rico Open in February.
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Thomas Pieters holds slender halfway lead at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia4h Updated Thomas Pieters holds slender halfway lead at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia
Thomas Pieters will take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Maybank Championship as he bids to end his two-and-a-half-year wait for a regular European Tour title.
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Mick McCarthy wary of suffering same humiliation as Scotland when Republic of Ireland face Gibraltar4h Updated Mick McCarthy wary of suffering same humiliation as Scotland when Republic of Ireland face Gibraltar
Mick McCarthy says he is guarded against suffering the same humiliation as Scotland did in Kazakhstan when he opens Republic of Ireland's Euro 2020 campaign in Gibraltar.
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England 5-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling hat-trick in opening Euro 2020 qualifier4h Updated England 5-0 Czech Republic: Raheem Sterling hat-trick in opening Euro 2020 qualifier
Raheem Sterling scores a hat-trick as England begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a highly impressive victory over the Czech Republic.
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British No 3 Dan Evans out to catch Jamie Murray in cash race4h Updated British No 3 Dan Evans out to catch Jamie Murray in cash race
MIKE DICKSON IN MIAMI: Dan Evans will not be backing down over his Australian Open spat with Jamie Murray but believes the two of them can still co-exist at Great Britain team events.
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Premiership rugby weekend guide: Exeter welcome back England stars4h Updated Premiership rugby weekend guide: Exeter welcome back England stars
With the Six Nations now over, attention turns to the final leg of the Premiership season and Sportsmail assesses the next round of fixtures including Saracens v Harlequins and Bristol v Worcester.
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Moldova 1-4 France: Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe both score as Les Bleus claim routine win4h Updated Moldova 1-4 France: Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe both score as Les Bleus claim routine win
Kylian Mbappe added a fourth late on for the Euro 2016 runners-up before Vladimir Ambros netted a consolation soon after in what was the first meeting between the sides.
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Miami Open: Johanna Konta loses; Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka advance4h Miami Open: Johanna Konta loses; Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka advance
British number one Johanna Konta loses 10 games in a row as she is beaten by Wang Qiang in the Miami Open second round.
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Promotion will take Manchester United women to the newly minted big league4h Updated Promotion will take Manchester United women to the newly minted big league
IAN HERBERT: A statue of one of the legends of Leigh rugby league, rather than Sir Matt Busby’s Holy Trinity, dominates the concourse at Manchester United Women’s home ground.
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Alex McLeish calls for rugby-style revival from Scotland after humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan 4h Updated Alex McLeish calls for rugby-style revival from Scotland after humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan 
Alex McLeish vowed on Thursday night to pull off the greatest Scotland managerial fightback of all time. Insisting he won't quit after a humiliating 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan Big Eck resolved to battle on.
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Sterling reveals tribute to Damary Dawkins after young Palace player lost battle with leukaemia4h Updated Sterling reveals tribute to Damary Dawkins after young Palace player lost battle with leukaemia
Raheem Sterling produced a touching tribute to Damaray Dawkins after scoring his second goal at Wembley on Friday after the Crystal Palace youth player lost his battle with leukaemia.
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Miami Open: Johanna Konta loses; Naomi Osaka & Bianca Andreescu advance5h Miami Open: Johanna Konta loses; Naomi Osaka & Bianca Andreescu advance
British number one Johanna Konta loses 10 games in a row as she is beaten by Wang Qiang in the Miami Open second round.
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Flanker Gary Graham admits switching from England to Scotland was a relief 5h Updated Flanker Gary Graham admits switching from England to Scotland was a relief 
EXCLUSIVE BY WILL KELLEHER: Gary Graham might have trained with Eddie Jones’s England but now feels liberated as a fully-fledged Scot. he made his debut against Italy in the Six Nations.
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HOT OR NOT: Mohamed Salah needs to get his head up and find his team-mates more often5h Updated HOT OR NOT: Mohamed Salah needs to get his head up and find his team-mates more often
It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's IAN LADYMAN reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week.  
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Mick McCarthy wants goal-shy Republic of Ireland to change their tune in front of goal5h Updated Mick McCarthy wants goal-shy Republic of Ireland to change their tune in front of goal
CRAIG HOPE IN GIBRALTAR: Mick McCarthy breezed into the Victoria Stadium on Friday night wearing his trademark grin and was soon deploying his brash and ready wit.
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Man City star Benjamin Mendy fits in down time during warm weather training in Dubai5h Updated Man City star Benjamin Mendy fits in down time during warm weather training in Dubai
It’s not been all work, work, work on Benjamin Mendy’s warm-weather training trip to Dubai. He dropped by the Transform Altitude Performance Center to complete his day’s training.
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Villa, Derby and Sheffield Wednesday among clubs that face sanctions5h Updated Villa, Derby and Sheffield Wednesday among clubs that face sanctions
EXCLUSIVE BY MATT LAWTON: Aston Villa, Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are among the clubs who face sanctions for breaches of financial regulations.
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Moldova vs France LIVE score plus Portugal vs Ukraine and the rest5h Updated Moldova vs France LIVE score plus Portugal vs Ukraine and the rest
France kick-off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a trip to Moldova. The World Cup winners will be expecting a comfortable evening's work against the 170th-ranked Moldova.
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Bulgaria 1-1 Montenegro: Visitors send out a warning to England5h Updated Bulgaria 1-1 Montenegro: Visitors send out a warning to England
JOE BERNSTEIN AT THE VASIL LEVSKI NATIONAL STADIUM: The minnows of Montenegro sent out a warning to Gareth Southgate’s England on Friday night.
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Pro14: Cardiff Blues 41-17 Scarlets5h Pro14: Cardiff Blues 41-17 Scarlets
Scarlets were left shell shocked as Cardiff Blues completed the double and kept their Pro14 play-off hopes alive.
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Euro 2020 qualifiers LIVE - England vs Czech Republic LIVE score, lineups and updates5h Updated Euro 2020 qualifiers LIVE - England vs Czech Republic LIVE score, lineups and updates
England will be looking to carry over the feel good factor from their successful run in the Nations League when they begin their Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Czech Republic. Follow all the action here.
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Pro14: Edinburgh 28-11 Leinster - hosts earn bonus-point win to keep play-off hopes alive5h Pro14: Edinburgh 28-11 Leinster - hosts earn bonus-point win to keep play-off hopes alive
Edinburgh overcame defending champions and Conference B leaders Leinster to claim a bonus-point win which keeps their Pro14 playoff hopes alive.
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Yorkshire tourism boss quits after expenses probe6h Yorkshire tourism boss quits after expenses probe
Welcome to Yorkshire said chief executive Sir Gary Verity was leaving on "health grounds".
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Ruby Walsh takes on unfamiliar role at Naas for the opening day of the Irish Flat season6h Updated Ruby Walsh takes on unfamiliar role at Naas for the opening day of the Irish Flat season
Irish jump jockey Ruby Walsh has an unfamiliar role on Sunday when he takes a ride on the Flat at Naas on the opening day of the Irish Flat season. 
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Euro 2020 qualifier: England v Czech Republic player rater7h Euro 2020 qualifier: England v Czech Republic player rater
Rate the players out of 10 as England take on the Czech Republic in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
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Beardsley hit with FA charge over racist and abusive language7h Updated Beardsley hit with FA charge over racist and abusive language
EXCLUSIVE BY CRAIG HOPE: FA have charged Beardsley with using racist and abusive language towards academy players and want former Newcastle youngsters to come forward.
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Reiss Nelson believes season on loan at Hoffenheim can help him impress with England Under-21s 7h Updated Reiss Nelson believes season on loan at Hoffenheim can help him impress with England Under-21s 
Reiss Nelson is ready to conquer Europe and believes a season in Germany can help him make England’s attack more explosive.
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Miami Open: Naomi Osaka & Bianca Andreescu through to third round7h Miami Open: Naomi Osaka & Bianca Andreescu through to third round
World number one Naomi Osaka comes through a three-set tussle with Yanina Wickmayer to reach the Miami Open third round.
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Germany pair Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan suffer alleged racial abuse by own supporters7h Updated Germany pair Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundogan suffer alleged racial abuse by own supporters
The German FA condemned the slurs, which allegedly included Neo-Nazi chants and references to Adolf Hitler and emanated from the home end at Wolfsburg's Volkswagen Arena.
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Bulgaria 1-1 Montenegro: Todor Nedelev equalises from penalty spot for hosts8h Bulgaria 1-1 Montenegro: Todor Nedelev equalises from penalty spot for hosts
JOE BERNSTEIN AT THE VASIL LEVSKI NATIONAL STADIUM: The minnows of Montenegro sent out a warning to Gareth Southgate’s England on Friday night.
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Nicholl urges Northern Ireland to continue Euro qualifying momentum9h Updated Nicholl urges Northern Ireland to continue Euro qualifying momentum
Assistant manager Jimmy Nicholl has urged Northern Ireland to capitalise on the momentum from their 2-0 win over Estonia when they face Belarus on Sunday.
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Birmingham City handed nine-point deduction over FFP rule breaches9h Updated Birmingham City handed nine-point deduction over FFP rule breaches
MATT LAWTON: As Sportsmail revealed earlier this week, an independent panel listened to the cases presented by lawyers representing both Birmingham and the English Football League.
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Beardsley to appear at Carlisle fundraising event despite FA charge9h Updated Beardsley to appear at Carlisle fundraising event despite FA charge
Peter Beardsley will still appear at an evening in his name at League Two Carlisle United on Friday - but his former club have removed their manager Steven Pressley from the event.
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang flies the flag with a new haircut as he has Gabon colours dyed on his head9h Updated Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang flies the flag with a new haircut as he has Gabon colours dyed on his head
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has showed his true colours while away on international duty after the Arsenal forward dedicated his latest haircut to the Gabon flag.
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9h How climate change affects ski racing
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Gareth Bale struggles to converse with his Real Madrid team-mates in Spanish9h Updated Gareth Bale struggles to converse with his Real Madrid team-mates in Spanish
Gareth Bale may have been living in Spain for almost six years, but he's still struggling with the native tongue. During a recent chat with Marca, a basic question was not understood.
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Birmingham City deducted nine points for EFL profitability and sustainability rule breaches9h Updated Birmingham City deducted nine points for EFL profitability and sustainability rule breaches
Birmingham City are deducted nine points by the EFL for breaching profitability and sustainability rules.
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Former Ireland star Jonathan Walters announces his retirement due to Achilles problem10h Updated Former Ireland star Jonathan Walters announces his retirement due to Achilles problem
Jonathan Walters has called a day on his career at the age of 35 after failing to overcome a persistent Achilles heel problem.
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Miami Open: Kyle Edmund beats Ilya Ivashka to reach the third round10h Miami Open: Kyle Edmund beats Ilya Ivashka to reach the third round
British number one Kyle Edmund cruises into the third round of the Miami Open with a straightforward victory over Ilya Ivashka.
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Neil Lennon insists Celtic must not become complacent in order to win eighth straight league title 10h Updated Neil Lennon insists Celtic must not become complacent in order to win eighth straight league title 
Interim manager Neil Lennon will not allow Celtic to relax at the top despite stretching their Ladbrokes Premiership lead to 10 points with a late win at Dundee.
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Juventus deny pre-season tour of Asia is due to rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo10h Updated Juventus deny pre-season tour of Asia is due to rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo
Juventus' decision to play in the International Champions Cup in Asia instead of the United States was not made to specifically avoid potential difficulties with Cristiano Ronaldo.
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BT Sport announce they will air every IPL match on eve of opener10h Updated BT Sport announce they will air every IPL match on eve of opener
BT Sport have come in at the eleventh hour to reveal that they will show every game of this year's Indian Premier League, starting with Saturday's curtain-raiser.
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Jonathan Walters: Strikers announces retirement from football10h Jonathan Walters: Strikers announces retirement from football
Burnley and Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters announces his retirement from football because of an Achilles injury.
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Brazilian striker walks off the pitch after being subjected to racist chanting10h Updated Brazilian striker walks off the pitch after being subjected to racist chanting
A Brazilian footballer left the field mid-match after suffering vile racist abuse in the Bolivian professional league. Serginho was about to take a corner when the vile insults began to pour down.
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Bangladesh cricket stars marry after escaping Christchurch mosque shooting10h Updated Bangladesh cricket stars marry after escaping Christchurch mosque shooting
Mehedi Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman were part of the 17 squad members who were being driven up to the mosque in New Zealand as the incident unfolded.
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Adam Johnson will NOT have to wear an ankle tag if he ever secures return to professional football 10h Updated Adam Johnson will NOT have to wear an ankle tag if he ever secures return to professional football 
Johnson has not been issued with a criminal tag but will be subject to strict licence conditions, including keeping in touch with a supervisor and living permanently at his address.
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UEFA charge Neymar for insulting officials after Manchester Utd loss11h Updated UEFA charge Neymar for insulting officials after Manchester Utd loss
The charge lists Neymar as having committed 'insulting/molesting acts against a match official (statements made by the player following match)'. The date of the hearing has yet to be confirmed.
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11h Neymar faces ban for Champions League F-word Instagram rant
PSG star Neymar is facing a ban after being charged by UEFA following for his online rant in the wake of his side's Champions League defeat to Manchester United.
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Italy newcomer Nicolo Barella wary of Finland test as Azzurri start Euro 2020 qualifying 11h Updated Italy newcomer Nicolo Barella wary of Finland test as Azzurri start Euro 2020 qualifying 
Nicolo Barella believes Italy face a tricky start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against Finland. The 22-year-old Cagliari midfielder is one of the newcomers in Roberto Mancini's Italy squad.
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Adam Johnson: Ex-Sunderland and England star released from jail11h Updated Adam Johnson: Ex-Sunderland and England star released from jail
The dad of the ex-England winger jailed for child sex offences says it is good to have him home.
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11h The Champions League of racing
Celebrating the very best thoroughbred racehorses in South America, the Gran Premio Latinoamericano is the most prestigious date on the continent's racing calendar.
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Wales pair Alun Wyn Jones and George North sustain injuries in Six Nations win over Ireland12h Updated Wales pair Alun Wyn Jones and George North sustain injuries in Six Nations win over Ireland
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones suffered knee ligament damage and his team-mate George North broke two bones in his hand during last Saturday's Six Nations game against Ireland.
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Tottenham show off completion of stunning new stadium in time-lapse video12h Updated Tottenham show off completion of stunning new stadium in time-lapse video
Tottenham have released a time-lapse video of their £1billion stadium being built from it's foundations in 2016 to present day as the club finally get ready to make their move back to the White Hart Lane site.
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World Figure Skating Champs: Elizabet Tursynbaeva first woman to complete quadruple Salchow in competition12h World Figure Skating Champs: Elizabet Tursynbaeva first woman to complete quadruple Salchow in competition
Kazakhstan's Elizabet Tursynbaeva lands the first ever quadruple Salchow in women's competition on her way to winning silver in the free skate at the World Championships in Japan.
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Stuart Hogg in a race to be fit for the Champions Cup quarter-final12h Stuart Hogg in a race to be fit for the Champions Cup quarter-final
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has failed to recover from the shoulder injury that ended his Guinness Six Nations campaign in time for Glasgow's clash with Cheetahs on Saturday.
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Alvaro Morata hoping for smooth Euro 2020 qualifying campaign ahead of opening match against Norway 12h Updated Alvaro Morata hoping for smooth Euro 2020 qualifying campaign ahead of opening match against Norway 
Alvaro Morata believes Spain have to qualify as soon as possible for Euro 2020 ahead of their opening qualifying match against Norway.
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Calls for Memphis Depay to return to Premier League after brace in 4-0 Holland win over Belarus12h Updated Calls for Memphis Depay to return to Premier League after brace in 4-0 Holland win over Belarus
Memphis Depay was the star of the show as Holland ruthlessly took apart Belarus, playing a role in each of the four goals as the Oranje emerged 4-0 victors.
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Beardsley charged with using racist language to Newcastle under-23s13h Updated Beardsley charged with using racist language to Newcastle under-23s
The 58-year-old was axed by the club two weeks ago after a 14-month probe, although they failed to reveal the findings of the claims brought by several academy players. Now the FA have charged him.
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Adam Johnson is a former footballer and that is how he should remain 13h Updated Adam Johnson is a former footballer and that is how he should remain 
CRAIG HOPE: Johnson is a free man, hurried out of HMP Moorland near Doncaster under the cover of small-hours darkness. Except, he will never be free. He is a disgraced sexual predator.
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Oldham owner claims former boss Paul Scholes never picked up the phone13h Updated Oldham owner claims former boss Paul Scholes never picked up the phone
Scholes quit the club last week stating it 'became clear that I would not be able to operate as I intended and was led to believe prior to taking on the role'.
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Benjamin Mendy fits in down time during warm weather training in Dubai13h Benjamin Mendy fits in down time during warm weather training in Dubai
It’s not been all work, work, work on Benjamin Mendy’s warm-weather training trip to Dubai. He dropped by the Transform Altitude Performance Center to complete his day’s training.
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13h Updated The 56,000 mile electric car journey
For three years and 90,000 kilometers and counting, he's traveled the world powered both by electricity and strangers' kindness.
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Hector Bellerin steps up recovery from knee injury by joining Arsenal team-mates in Dubai training13h Updated Hector Bellerin steps up recovery from knee injury by joining Arsenal team-mates in Dubai training
Hector Bellerin has stepped up his recovery from a serious knee injury by joining  Arsenal's band of non-international players at their training camp in Dubai.
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Nations Championship: World Rugby calls on Six Nations unions to consider good of global game14h Nations Championship: World Rugby calls on Six Nations unions to consider good of global game
World Rugby calls on the Six Nations unions to consider the good of the global game and back plans for a new Nations Championship.
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Year one at Real Madrid could barely have been worse for Thibaut Courtois after Belgium error14h Updated Year one at Real Madrid could barely have been worse for Thibaut Courtois after Belgium error
PETE JENSON: Eden Hazard tried to take the sting out of the latest episode of Thibaut Courtois' season: 'I think he has seen too many of my videos and he's tried to dribble like me.'
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Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic praises under-fire manager Maurizio Sarri14h Updated Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic praises under-fire manager Maurizio Sarri
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic has praised beleaguered Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri and pointed out that it is difficult to change everything to suit a new style of play.
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Peter Beardsley: Former Newcastle coach charged with using racist language by FA14h Peter Beardsley: Former Newcastle coach charged with using racist language by FA
Former Newcastle striker and coach Peter Beardsley is charged by the Football Association with three counts of using racist language.
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Oldham appoint Pete Wild as head coach to replace Paul Scholes14h Updated Oldham appoint Pete Wild as head coach to replace Paul Scholes
Oldham have appointed former caretaker manager Pete Wild as head coach for the rest of the season as they move on from Paul Scholes.
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Thorgan Hazard continues to impress for club and country... so will Chelsea be tempted to re-sign?14h Updated Thorgan Hazard continues to impress for club and country... so will Chelsea be tempted to re-sign?
While Chelsea star Eden Hazard takes the plaudits on a weekly basis, his younger brother Thorgan has been getting better and better for Belgium and club Borussia Monchengladbach.
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Vanarama National League launch petition to be in FIFA 2015h Updated Vanarama National League launch petition to be in FIFA 20
The prospect of Havant and Waterlooville striker Alfie Rutherford playing with PSG's Kylian Mbappe took a step closer as the National League launched a petition to secure a place in FIFA 20.
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Peter Beardsley charged with using racist language by FA15h Peter Beardsley charged with using racist language by FA
Former Newcastle striker and coach Peter Beardsley is charged by the Football Association with three counts of using racist language.
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Eden Hazard mocks Belgium team-mate Thibaut Courtois after howler 15h Updated Eden Hazard mocks Belgium team-mate Thibaut Courtois after howler 
Belgium's No 1 attempted to dribble with the ball, allowing striker Artem Dzyuba to force a rubbish touch which saw the ball fall into the path of Denis Cheryshev, who curled the ball into an empty net.
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Peter Grant demands better from Scotland after crushing defeat by Kazakhstan in EURO 2020 qualifier15h Updated Peter Grant demands better from Scotland after crushing defeat by Kazakhstan in EURO 2020 qualifier
Scotland assistant coach Peter Grant claims the players have to make a statement against San Marino after they failed in the basic aspects of football in Kazakhstan.
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Jadon Sancho fuels Manchester United rumours by undoing retweet of Ferdinand praise15h Updated Jadon Sancho fuels Manchester United rumours by undoing retweet of Ferdinand praise
Sancho has been in blistering form this season, earning praise across European football and seeing his value soar as a result.
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Johanna Konta breezes past Jessica Pegula at Miami Open15h Updated Johanna Konta breezes past Jessica Pegula at Miami Open
Johanna Konta made light work of Jessica Pegula in the first round of the Miami Open, beating the qualifier 6-1, 6-4. She suffered an early knock as she was broken but barely misplaced another step.
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Birmingham City to be deducted nine points for EFL rule breaches15h Updated Birmingham City to be deducted nine points for EFL rule breaches
Birmingham City will be deducted nine points by the EFL for breaching profitability and sustainability rules, reports BBC WM.
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Concussion victim Jamie Cudmore has won a landmark ruling that could have a huge legal fallout15h Updated Concussion victim Jamie Cudmore has won a landmark ruling that could have a huge legal fallout
EXCLUSIVE BY DANIEL MATTHEWS AND GLEN WILLIAMS: The headaches remain, so too the pain in his neck. But Jamie Cudmore could change rugby for ever.
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Antoine Griezmann celebrates his birthday with cake in Chisinau as France squad arrive in Moldova15h Updated Antoine Griezmann celebrates his birthday with cake in Chisinau as France squad arrive in Moldova
The World Cup winners arrived in the Moldovan capital and began their final preparations ahead of their first Euro 2020 qualifier against the eastern European nation.
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Chelsea boss Emma Hayes wants supporters to travel to Paris despite PSG fan issues16h Updated Chelsea boss Emma Hayes wants supporters to travel to Paris despite PSG fan issues
Weapons, fireworks and drugs were found on board a coach carrying Paris Saint-Germain supporters to their side's match against Chelsea Women in the Champions League on Thursday night.
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Unai Emery leads Arsenal players at warm-weather training camp in Dubai16h Updated Unai Emery leads Arsenal players at warm-weather training camp in Dubai
Arsenal's band of non-international players have been getting down to some hard work on their training camp in Dubai this week.
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Ex-Spurs man Mido sacked by Saudi Arabia club Al Wehda after allegedly insulting fan16h Updated Ex-Spurs man Mido sacked by Saudi Arabia club Al Wehda after allegedly insulting fan
Mido played for Spurs, Ajax, Marseille and Roma in a storied career and featured 51 times for Egypt, scoring 20 goals as he became one of the more popular figures in Middle Eastern football.
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Raphael Varane refuses to discuss Real Madrid exit amid suggestions he could leave 16h Updated Raphael Varane refuses to discuss Real Madrid exit amid suggestions he could leave 
The centre back is thought to be keen to leave Real Madrid as he looks for a new challenge, having won the Champions League four times and picked up two La Liga titles since joining in 2011.
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Liverpool track Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi amid interest from Borussia Dortmund17h Updated Liverpool track Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi amid interest from Borussia Dortmund
He was heavily pursued by Bayern Munich during the January transfer window, with Chelsea turning down a succession of bids and Callum Hudson-Odoi even handed in a transfer request.
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17h Updated Can football clubs defeat the far-right in Germany?
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A-League referee Jarred Gillett wears microphone during final match17h A-League referee Jarred Gillett wears microphone during final match
A-League referee Jarred Gillett wears a microphone during his final match in the division, revealing the on-pitch conversations between officials and players.
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Tottenham legend Gareth Bale admits he was a fan of Arsenal stars Henry and Bergkamp growing up17h Updated Tottenham legend Gareth Bale admits he was a fan of Arsenal stars Henry and Bergkamp growing up
Gareth Bale risked the wrath of Tottenham supporters as he revealed he enjoyed watching Arsenal growing up as he became the latest to take part in BT Sport's What I Wore football kit series.
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Can Vinicius be better than Neymar? Real Madrid think so...17h Updated Can Vinicius be better than Neymar? Real Madrid think so...
PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: The appointment of Zidane Zidane as first team coach for a second spell has helped lift the gloom at Real Madrid, but the biggest bright light has come from Vinicius.
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Jadon Sancho set to benefit from Marcus Rashfod injury and start for England17h Updated Jadon Sancho set to benefit from Marcus Rashfod injury and start for England
Jadon Sancho is expected to make his first competitive England start at Wembley on Friday. The Borussia Dortmund forward looks set to benefit from the ankle injury to Marcus Rashford.
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Gareth Southgate plays the adult in the room as Declan Rice is caught in IRA storm17h Updated Gareth Southgate plays the adult in the room as Declan Rice is caught in IRA storm
Controversy is often an unwelcome travelling companion of the England manager and Gareth Southgate found himself discussing the perils for teenagers of social media.
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Gareth Southgate believes England fans will back Declan Rice at Wembley17h Updated Gareth Southgate believes England fans will back Declan Rice at Wembley
Southgate will speak to Rice and the Football Association insisted the West Ham youngster would be reminded of his responsibilities after Instagram posts — dating back to 2015.
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James Harden: Houston Rockets guard scores 57 points against Grizzlies17h James Harden: Houston Rockets guard scores 57 points against Grizzlies
James Harden records his seventh 50+ point game of the season as he sinks 57 points in Houston Rockets' loss to Memphis Grizzlies.
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Formula E recap: Sam Bird penalty hands Hong Kong win to Edoardo Mortara18h Formula E recap: Sam Bird penalty hands Hong Kong win to Edoardo Mortara
Watch short highlights as Sam Bird wins on the streets of Hong Kong but is given a penalty for a collision with Andre Lotterer, handing the win to Edoardo Mortara.
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Gareth Southgate: England manager takes role-playing training course18h Gareth Southgate: England manager takes role-playing training course
BBC Sport catches up with Gareth Southgate as the England manager takes part in a role-playing training course, rescuing disaster victims and even being arrested.
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Mariah Bell cleared of deliberately injuring figure skating rival Lim Eun-soo19h Mariah Bell cleared of deliberately injuring figure skating rival Lim Eun-soo
Mariah Bell is cleared of attempting to deliberately injure figure skating rival Lim Eun-soo during the World Championships.
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Chelsea icon Dave Webb talks mansions in Mayfair and trying to get Orient to Wembley19h Updated Chelsea icon Dave Webb talks mansions in Mayfair and trying to get Orient to Wembley
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY JOE BERNSTEIN: The granite features of Chelsea legend Dave Webb soften as he starts listing the qualities of his son, Daniel.
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The madman who made Leeds a laughing stock: Extraordinary but true tales about Massimo Cellino19h Updated The madman who made Leeds a laughing stock: Extraordinary but true tales about Massimo Cellino
AMITAI WINEHOUSE: You might think that the recent situation at Leeds was crazy, with Marcelo Bielsa admitting to spying on the entire Championship. But just ask the club's fans: this is nothing.
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Johanna Konta into Miami Open second round after beating Jessica Pegula19h Johanna Konta into Miami Open second round after beating Jessica Pegula
British number one Johanna Konta sees off a spirited challenge from American Jessica Pegula to reach the Miami Open second round in straight sets.
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Miami Open: Dan Evans through to second round after comfortable win20h Miami Open: Dan Evans through to second round after comfortable win
British number three Dan Evans advances to the second round of the Miami Open after defeating Malek Jaziri 6-2 6-0.
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Dan Evans makes most of his chance at Miami Open as he thrashes Malik Jaziri25h Updated Dan Evans makes most of his chance at Miami Open as he thrashes Malik Jaziri
Barely 24 hours after losing the in the final qualifying round of the Miami Open, Dan Evans powered through to the second round proper with one of his most convincing wins of the season.
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Croatia labour to victory over Azerbaijan over Azerbaijan as Slovakia ease past Hungary27h Updated Croatia labour to victory over Azerbaijan over Azerbaijan as Slovakia ease past Hungary
World Cup runners-up Croatia laboured to a 2-1 victory over Azerbaijan in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
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French Open prize money increased to £40,000 for first round losers in bid to bridge pay gap27h Updated French Open prize money increased to £40,000 for first round losers in bid to bridge pay gap
The French Open has increased its prize money by more than eight per cent for this year's tournament.
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Sepp Straka shares first round lead with Joel Dahmen at the Valspar Championship27h Updated Sepp Straka shares first round lead with Joel Dahmen at the Valspar Championship
PGA Tour rookie Sepp Straka shot a five-under-par 66 to take a share of the first-round lead at the Valspar Championship in Florida.
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Bayern Munich full back David Alaba admits he could be tempted by Premier League move27h Updated Bayern Munich full back David Alaba admits he could be tempted by Premier League move
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has revealed that he could be tempted by a move to the Premier League. The 26-year-old has spent his entire senior career to date in the Bundesliga
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Swansea City send letters to staff warning of possible redundancies after relegation to Championship27h Updated Swansea City send letters to staff warning of possible redundancies after relegation to Championship
Staff at Swansea City have been warned of the possibility of redundancies in the wake of relegation from the Premier League.
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Gerard Pique and Xavi come out of international retirement for Catalonia v Venezuela  27h Updated Gerard Pique and Xavi come out of international retirement for Catalonia v Venezuela  
The legendary Barcelona duo were named in Catalonia's 20-man squad for the match on Monday, March 25. Catalonia are not registered with either FIFA or UEFA but can play friendlies.
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Man Utd target Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes27h Updated Man Utd target Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has advised Ed Woodward that midfield is an area that needs strengthening in the window following Marouane Fellaini's exit in January.
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PSG ready to snap up Ander Herrera on free transfer as they prepare £150,00-a-week deal27h Updated PSG ready to snap up Ander Herrera on free transfer as they prepare £150,00-a-week deal
Herrera's deal at United expires at the end of the season and he is yet to agree to new terms. PSG are said to be monitoring the situation closely with plans to swoop in and sign Herrera on a free transfer.
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Metropolitan Police investigate alleged threats by Willie McKay in Emiliano Sala row27h Updated Metropolitan Police investigate alleged threats by Willie McKay in Emiliano Sala row
The man who brokered the deal that brought Emiliano Sala to Cardiff two days before his death in a plane crash is under investigation for an alleged public order offence in London.
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UEFA could cap away ticket prices in Champions League from next season27h Updated UEFA could cap away ticket prices in Champions League from next season
EXCLUSIVE: A cap on away ticket prices may come into force in next season’s Champions League. The issue has come to the fore again in recent weeks.
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Tottenham want Paul Gascoigne to play in legends game at new stadium27h Updated Tottenham want Paul Gascoigne to play in legends game at new stadium
Tottenham are hoping that Paul Gascoigne will be involved in the Legends game at their new stadium later this month. He tweeted this week that he would be keen to be part of the glamour fixture.
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Valspar Championship: Russell Knox albatross starts first-round charge28h Updated Valspar Championship: Russell Knox albatross starts first-round charge
Scotland's Russell Knox produces the second albatross of his life as he moves into contention at the Valspar Championship.
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Northern Ireland 2-0 Estonia: report28h Updated Northern Ireland 2-0 Estonia: report
CHRIS WHEELER AT WINDSOR PARK: It's been a long wait for Niall McGinn since he made his international debut more than a decade ago. But he got Northern Ireland on their way.
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Meet the Czech Republic stars looking to stun England at Wembley28h Updated Meet the Czech Republic stars looking to stun England at Wembley
Czech Republic return to Wembley for the first time since 2008. Here, Sportsmail take a look at the stars hoping to stun England on Friday evening.
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Bournemouth starlet David Brooks beats Gareth Bale to be named Welsh footballer of the year 28h Updated Bournemouth starlet David Brooks beats Gareth Bale to be named Welsh footballer of the year 
David Brooks has capped a memorable 12 months by being named Welsh footballer of the year. The 21-year-old Bournemouth forward was also named young player of the year.
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Jofra Archer can cash in to become a global star in IPL28h Updated Jofra Archer can cash in to become a global star in IPL
The Indian Premier League begins on Saturday in Chennai, with a reminder of the changing priorities of England’s most marketable cricketers.
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Bryony Frost breaks collarbone four days after her Cheltenham heroics28h Updated Bryony Frost breaks collarbone four days after her Cheltenham heroics
Frost became the first female jockey to ride a Grade One winner over jumps at the Cheltenham Festival when successful on Frodon in the Ryanair Chase.
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Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi has all the attributes of a modern day winger28h Updated Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi has all the attributes of a modern day winger
SECRET SCOUT: Our scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. This week the man in the spotlight is Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi.
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Northampton Saints sign serviceman Lewis Bean on deal until the end of 2019-20 season28h Updated Northampton Saints sign serviceman Lewis Bean on deal until the end of 2019-20 season
EXCLUSIVE BY NIK SIMON: The 125kg lock, who has been on two tours of Afghanistan with the army, has signed a contract until the end of the 2019-20 season with Northampton Saints.
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Netherlands 4-0 Belarus: Depay, Wijnaldum & Van Dijk score in big Dutch win28h Netherlands 4-0 Belarus: Depay, Wijnaldum & Van Dijk score in big Dutch win
Memphis Depay scores twice and provides assists for Georginio Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk as the Netherlands thrash Belarus in their Euro 2020 qualifier.
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Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois makes another horrendous gaffe as he allows Russia to score28h Updated Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois makes another horrendous gaffe as he allows Russia to score
Thiabaut Courtois has been having a rough time of late and it got even worse as he committed a horrible mistake for Belgium against Russia. 
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Austria 0-1 Poland: Sub Krzysztof Piatek stuns hosts with second-half winner in Euro 2020 qualifier29h Updated Austria 0-1 Poland: Sub Krzysztof Piatek stuns hosts with second-half winner in Euro 2020 qualifier
Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek continued his prolific season by scoring 10 minutes after coming off the bench to secure a 1-0 win away to Austria in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
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Super League: Wakefield Trinity 32-34 Warrington Wolves29h Super League: Wakefield Trinity 32-34 Warrington Wolves
Warrington hold off a remarkable comeback by Wakefield to move level on points with Super League leaders St Helens.
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Belgium 3-1 Russia: Eden Hazard scores twice in Euro 2020 qualifier29h Belgium 3-1 Russia: Eden Hazard scores twice in Euro 2020 qualifier
Chelsea's Eden Hazard scores twice to spare the blushes of former club-mate Thibaut Courtois as Belgium defeat Euro 2020 qualification rivals Russia.
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Amateur jockey Declan Lavery wins appeal against 10-day Cheltenham Festival ban by the BHA29h Updated Amateur jockey Declan Lavery wins appeal against 10-day Cheltenham Festival ban by the BHA
Amateur jockey Declan Lavery has won his appeal against a 10-day Cheltenham Festival ban for continuing to ride Jerrysback in the National Hunt Chase 'contrary to the horse's welfare'.
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Euro 2020 qualifiers LIVE - Northern Ireland vs Estonia, Holland vs Belarus and more29h Updated Euro 2020 qualifiers LIVE - Northern Ireland vs Estonia, Holland vs Belarus and more
The campaign to reach Euro 2020 is well underway and the evening sees a host of nations begin their campaign towards qualifying for next summer's finals. Follow live here.
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Northern Ireland defeat Estonia 2-0 in Belfast opener29h Euro 2020 qualifiers: Northern Ireland defeat Estonia 2-0 in Belfast opener
Northern Ireland make a winning start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a deserved 2-0 victory over Estonia at Windsor Park.
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Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard, Matthijs de Ligt and Paul Pogba top Real Madrid fans wishlist30h Updated Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard, Matthijs de Ligt and Paul Pogba top Real Madrid fans wishlist
Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba, Matthijs de Ligt and Eden Hazard have been voted as Real Madrid supporters' 'dream signings' this summer following a poll created by Marca.
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Zinedine Zidane gives flowers to wife Veronique on 25th anniversary30h Updated Zinedine Zidane gives flowers to wife Veronique on 25th anniversary
The pair met when Zidane was playing for Cannes in the 1988-89 season and since marrying in 1994 they have stood the test of time together.
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Lionel Messi ‘to only feature in one Argentina game this week’ despite nine month absence 30h Updated Lionel Messi ‘to only feature in one Argentina game this week’ despite nine month absence 
Lionel Messi will only take part in one of Argentina's two international friendlies this week, despite not having played for the national team in nine months. 
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Arsenal target Tagliafico refuses to be drawn on future but admits he is flattered by Barcelona link31h Updated Arsenal target Tagliafico refuses to be drawn on future but admits he is flattered by Barcelona link
Nicolas Tagliafico insists he is happy at Ajax amid reported interest from Arsenal, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. The 20-year-old has been a mainstay for the Dutch club this season.
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Manchester United favourite Rio Ferdinand wants City to beat Liverpool to the title 31h Updated Manchester United favourite Rio Ferdinand wants City to beat Liverpool to the title 
Rio Ferdinand wants Manchester City to pip Liverpool to the Premier League title as he faces up to 'the worst possible case scenario'. The Reds are currently two points clear at the top of the table.
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Will Jacks hits 25-ball hundred and six sixes in an over for Surrey32h Updated Will Jacks hits 25-ball hundred and six sixes in an over for Surrey
Twenty-year-old Surrey batsman Will Jacks warmed up for the county season by hitting six sixes in an over against Lancashire in a 10-over practice match in Dubai.
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Paul Pogba claims Lionel Messi and Barcelona are the best around32h Updated Paul Pogba claims Lionel Messi and Barcelona are the best around
Manchester United may have plenty to fear ahead of taking on Barcelona in the Champions League but for Paul Pogba he is looking forward to facing a team he admires.
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England v Czech Republic33h England v Czech Republic
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's European Championship qualifying game between England and the Czech Republic.
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John W Henry knocks $10m off Florida mansion which includes Liverpool branded table football33h Updated John W Henry knocks $10m off Florida mansion which includes Liverpool branded table football
Liverpool owner John W Henry has slashed a whopping $10m (£7.6m) off the asking price of his Florida mansion - known as 'The House of Peace' - as he looks to sell the seven bedroom property. 
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Spurs unveil new pics of stadium as they prepare to finally host games33h Updated Spurs unveil new pics of stadium as they prepare to finally host games
'White Hart' may be gradually disappearing from Tottenham Hotspur - and the surrounding area - but the club have ensured the name remains enshrined in their new home.
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Disgraced Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft named as Durham captain33h Updated Disgraced Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft named as Durham captain
Durham have named disgraced Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft as their captain for this year's Specsavers County Championship and the Royal London One-Day Cup.
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Girl who took inspiration from Aaron Mooy during cancer treatment set for day with Huddersfield star33h Updated Girl who took inspiration from Aaron Mooy during cancer treatment set for day with Huddersfield star
Huddersfield's Aaron Mooy is to meet a young American girl who gained inspiration from the midfielder's shaven head during her cancer treatment.
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Declan Rice: England and West Ham player apologises for 2015 Instagram post33h Updated Declan Rice: England and West Ham player apologises for 2015 Instagram post
England and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice apologises after a social media post emerges in which he made an apparent reference to the IRA.
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Paul Pogba shows off Superbowl-style ring he bought France team-mates to commemorate World Cup glory33h Updated Paul Pogba shows off Superbowl-style ring he bought France team-mates to commemorate World Cup glory
Paul Pogba has been showing off the ring that he and Antonio Griezmann treated France's World Cup winning squad with in order to commemorate their victory in Russia.
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FA commercial officer Mark Bullingham among chief executive candidates34h Updated FA commercial officer Mark Bullingham among chief executive candidates
Bullingham is believed to have cleared the first major hurdle in the selection process. Prior to joining the FA in 2016, he was the CEO of a sports and entertainment marketing agency.
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34h Updated Ichiro Suzuki retires from MLB in emotional farewell
Ichiro Suzuki has played his final MLB game -- and his goodbye came in the country where the Japanese icon's professional baseball career began.
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Euro 2020 qualifier LIVE - Kazakhstan vs Scotland score, lineups and updates34h Updated Euro 2020 qualifier LIVE - Kazakhstan vs Scotland score, lineups and updates
Scotland begin their journey to Euro 2020 with the longest trip possible in a European qualifying campaign - Kazakhstan. Join ADAM SHERGOLD for full live coverage from Astana.
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Fabio Cannavaro loses first game as China manager as Thailand book place in China Cup final34h Updated Fabio Cannavaro loses first game as China manager as Thailand book place in China Cup final
Fabio Cannavaro tasted defeat in his first game as China coach on Thursday as Thailand's Chanathip Songkrasin struck the only goal of the game to give them a 1-0 win in the China Cup in Nanning.
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Santos manager Jorge Sampaoli gives wage back to club until his players are paid34h Updated Santos manager Jorge Sampaoli gives wage back to club until his players are paid
Santos coach Jorge Sampaoli has given his pay back to the Brazilian club until his players get paid. The Argentine says the club should pay every worker on the same day.
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Cameron Bancroft: Durham name Australian as captain after return from ban34h Cameron Bancroft: Durham name Australian as captain after return from ban
Durham appoint Australian opener Cameron Bancroft as captain for the County Championship and One-Day Cup in 2019.
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Manu Tuilagi set to start against Northampton after signing Leicester contract extension34h Updated Manu Tuilagi set to start against Northampton after signing Leicester contract extension
Tuilagi lines up at outside centre a week after rejecting a lucrative move to join Racing 92 and committing to the Tigers until 2021.
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Leicester squad gather in Thailand for cremation ceremony of late owner34h Updated Leicester squad gather in Thailand for cremation ceremony of late owner
Wes Morgan and Jamie Vardy were among the players who gathered in Thailand for the ceremony to say a final farewell to the chairman who died in a tragic helicopter crash back in October.
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Eric Bailly and his Ivory Coast team-mates squad break out into dance off during gym workout35h Updated Eric Bailly and his Ivory Coast team-mates squad break out into dance off during gym workout
Ivory Coast players held an impromptu dance off in the training ground gym ahead of their final African Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda on Saturday
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EFL to push summer transfer deadline back to end of August for clubs in Leagues One and Two35h Updated EFL to push summer transfer deadline back to end of August for clubs in Leagues One and Two
Clubs in Leagues One and Two will get three extra weeks to sign players in August, after the English Football League gave its backing to a plan to split the closure of the summer transfer window.
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Mauro Icardi ends six-week stand-off with Inter Milan after returning to training35h Updated Mauro Icardi ends six-week stand-off with Inter Milan after returning to training
Icardi has not been on the field in more than a month, since being stripped of the captaincy amid protracted contract negotiations. He has said he had a knee injury, but the club had found no evidence of one.
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Jerome Boateng puts Germany snub to the back of his mind as he scores exquisite chip in training35h Updated Jerome Boateng puts Germany snub to the back of his mind as he scores exquisite chip in training
Jerome Boateng has showed that he has put his Germany snub behind him by scoring a delicious chip in a exhibition match during a Bayern Munich training session.
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Man United star Jesse Lingard whips off shirt in celebration after winning crossbar challenge35h Updated Man United star Jesse Lingard whips off shirt in celebration after winning crossbar challenge
Manchester United star Jesse Lingard's recovery is going to plan if the latest videos he posted to Instagram are anything to go by. Lingard is in Dubai as works his way back to full fitness.
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Nottinghamshire re-sign Australia fast bowler James Pattinson35h Updated Nottinghamshire re-sign Australia fast bowler James Pattinson
Pattinson hopes to use the stint of seven County Championship matches plus the Royal London Cup campaign to force his way into the Australians' Ashes squad.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward fined by Uefa over goal celebration35h Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward fined by Uefa over goal celebration
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fined 20,000 Euros (£17,700) by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
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Cristiano Ronaldo likely to face Man United in pre-season as Juventus avoid US amid rape allegations35h Updated Cristiano Ronaldo likely to face Man United in pre-season as Juventus avoid US amid rape allegations
Both United and Juventus are likely to play in the International Champions Cup, a pre-season tournament where some of the world's biggest clubs play friendlies across the globe.
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Mauro Icardi ends six-week standoff with Inter Milan after returning to training35h Mauro Icardi ends six-week standoff with Inter Milan after returning to training
Icardi has not been on the field in more than a month, since being stripped of the captaincy amid protracted contract negotiations. He has said he had a knee injury, but the club had found no evidence of one.
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Sergio Canales shows off fishbone tattoo around knee ligament scar as he receives Spain call-up35h Updated Sergio Canales shows off fishbone tattoo around knee ligament scar as he receives Spain call-up
Sergio Canales has revealed how a fishbone tattoo has come to symbolise the resurrection of his international career with Spain following three cruciate ligament ruptures.
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British and Irish Lions in talks over £10m Twickenham warm-up match ahead of 2021 South Africa tour36h Updated British and Irish Lions in talks over £10m Twickenham warm-up match ahead of 2021 South Africa tour
The British and Irish Lions are in talks about staging a bumper international match against a top Test-playing nation at Twickenham ahead of the 2021 tour of South Africa.
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36h Updated The athlete working on a construction site to fulfill a sporting dream
When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia.
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Denis Suarez joined Arsenal to bury the ghosts of his failure at Manchester City36h Updated Denis Suarez joined Arsenal to bury the ghosts of his failure at Manchester City
PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: Denis Suarez still believes he can salvage his Arsenal loan move, because the club's warm weather break in Dubai will serve as a pre-season for him.
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Arsenal fly out to Dubai for friendly match with injured trio Bellerin, Wellbeck and Holding36h Updated Arsenal fly out to Dubai for friendly match with injured trio Bellerin, Wellbeck and Holding
Arsenal have flown out to Dubai ahead of their warm weather training camp and a mid-season friendly match against Al Nasr Sports Club. 
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Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal training at Benfica for Euro 2020 qualifier37h Updated Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal training at Benfica for Euro 2020 qualifier
Portugal - with Cristiano Ronaldo front and centre as ever - trained on Thursday ahead of their Euro 2020 qualifying opener. They were in action on the pitch at the Estadio da Luz.
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37h Updated Buccaneers become first NFL team with two full-time female assistant coaches
When he was head coach of the Arizona Cardinals in 2015, Bruce Arians made Jen Welter the first female NFL coach in history. Now, as head coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arians has made two more significant hires.
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Will Jacks: Surrey opener scores a century off 25 balls38h Will Jacks: Surrey opener scores a century off 25 balls
Surrey opener Will Jacks scores a century off just 25 balls, including six sixes in an over, in a pre-season 10-over game.
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Josh Warrington calls drugs cheats a disgrace ahead of Kid Galahad fight38h Updated Josh Warrington calls drugs cheats a disgrace ahead of Kid Galahad fight
The Leeds fighter will defend his IBF world featherweight title against Kid Galahad on June 15 in his hometown after defeating Carl Frampton in December.
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38h Updated Footballer banned for racial abuse quits the sport
Sophie Jones, the footballer who received a five-game ban after being found guilty of racially abusing an opponent, has quit the sport after claiming her trial was heard in a "kangaroo court."
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39h Updated Working on a construction site to fulfill a sporting dream
When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia.
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Atletico Madrid could sell Saul Niguez for £80m after clashes with Diego Simeone39h Updated Atletico Madrid could sell Saul Niguez for £80m after clashes with Diego Simeone
PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: There has always been something of the Bryan Robson about Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez. The similarities were first pointed out six years ago.
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Wales boss Ryan Giggs defends resting Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey in win over Trinidad & Tobago39h Updated Wales boss Ryan Giggs defends resting Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey in win over Trinidad & Tobago
Ryan Giggs says determination to press home Wales' 'advantage' at the start of the European Championship campaign was why he played a second XI side against Trinidad & Tobago.
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England women seal ODI series whitewash in Sri Lanka39h Updated England women seal ODI series whitewash in Sri Lanka
Amy Jones scores 76 and manages two run-outs as England's women seal a comfortable 3-0 one-day series whitewash in Sri Lanka.
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Bryony Frost: Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham winner out of Grand National39h Updated Bryony Frost: Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham winner out of Grand National
Bryony Frost will miss next month's Grand National meeting after it emerged she broke her collarbone in a fall just four days after making history at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Lions in talks over £10m Twickenham warm-up match40h Lions in talks over £10m Twickenham warm-up match
The British and Irish Lions are in talks about staging a bumper international match against a top Test-playing nation at Twickenham ahead of the 2021 tour of South Africa.
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Robert Snodgrass to fight FA charge of abusing anti-doping officials40h Robert Snodgrass to fight FA charge of abusing anti-doping officials
West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass is to fight a charge of abusing anti-doping officials and has requested a personal hearing.
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Josh Warrington: Drugs cheats a disgrace and should get life bans40h Josh Warrington: Drugs cheats a disgrace and should get life bans
Drugs cheats are a "disgrace" and should be banned from boxing for life, says IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington.
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Premier League: Who has been the best overseas player in the English top flight?41h Updated Premier League: Who has been the best overseas player in the English top flight?
Who has been the best overseas player to feature in the Premier League? Read our experts' views and vote for your choice.
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41h Updated Tayla Harris: Why this picture led to outrage in Australia
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Howard Wilkinson reveals the tricks that won Leeds the title in 199241h Updated Howard Wilkinson reveals the tricks that won Leeds the title in 1992
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY MATT BARLOW: Ten different managers have won the title since he did it and none of them English, although Wilkinson shows little affection for this particular claim to fame.
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Man United midfielder Nemanja Matic enjoys date night in London41h Updated Man United midfielder Nemanja Matic enjoys date night in London
Injury may have curtailed Nemanja Matic's involvement with the Serbia squad over the international fortnight. But he managed to make time for a date night with wife Aleksandra.
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Willian signals desire to sign new Chelsea contract42h Updated Willian signals desire to sign new Chelsea contract
Chelsea attacker Willian wants to sign a contact extension at Stamford Bridge but is unsure if the club will offer him new terms.
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Chelsea season-ticket holders sell seats in protest against boss Maurizio Sarri42h Updated Chelsea season-ticket holders sell seats in protest against boss Maurizio Sarri
EXCLUSIVE BY KIERAN GILL: It puts further pressure on Sarri as Sportsmail understands a mutinous showing from fans or boycott would alarm the board and push him closer to the sack.
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