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Murray in Britain's squad for Davis Cup

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Andy Murray has been selected for Britain's Davis Cup squad 24 hours after winning his first tournament since 2017.

Ronaldo happy with 'more attacking' Juventus

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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo gave coach Maurizio Sarri a vote of confidence on Monday when he said he was happy …

Man City still not clinical enough to win Champions League - Guardiola

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the English champions are still not strong enough at either end of the …

India on brink of Test sweep over South Africa

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Pace duo Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav had India on the brink of a series whitewash after South Africa crumpled while …

India tour in doubt as Bangladesh cricketers go on strike

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Bangladesh's professional cricketers -- including several members of the national squad -- went on strike Monday to call …

Bulgaria appoint new coach in wake of racism row: reports

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Bulgaria appointed Georgi Dermendzhiev as new national football coach in place of Krasimir Balakov who quit last week in …

Nadal named in Spain squad for Davis Cup

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World number two Rafael Nadal has been named in the Spain squad for the Davis Cup finals in Madrid …

Five talking points in European football this weekend

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Barcelona replaced Real Madrid at the top of La Liga, Bayern Munich squandered the chance to go back on top in Germany, …

Ref triggers World Cup anger for 'mocking' France red card

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World Cup referee Jaco Peyper has sparked anger after posing for a photo with Wales fans in which he appeared to mimic …

Moscow winner Bencic climbs to number seven in WTA rankings

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Belinda Bencic completed an excellent week, which saw her win the Kremlin Cup and qualify for the year-ending WTA …

Wales have played their 'get out of jail card' - Gatland

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Wales have played their "get out of jail card", coach Warren Gatland said Monday of his team's nail-biting victory over …

African players in Europe: Ivorian Lago stuns Real Madrid

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Ivorian Junior Lago stole the show among Africans in the major European leagues at the weekend by snatching the La Liga …

Suele injury will keep him out until after Euros says Hoeness

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Germany central defender Niklas Suele will miss the rest of the season and Euro-2020 after injuring his knee playing for …

Murray rise continues after Belgian triumph

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Former world number one Andy Murray was rewarded for his victory in Antwerp at the weekend, with another dramatic rise …

Fit Tiger Woods hints he'll pick himself for Presidents Cup

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Tiger Woods said Monday his fitness was ahead of schedule after arthroscopic knee surgery, and dropped a heavy clue he …

Shami treble leaves South Africa crumbling in follow-on

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Mohammed Shami claimed three key wickets including skipper Faf du Plessis on Monday as India eyed a series whitewash …

India dismiss South Africa for 162, enforce follow-on

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Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed three wickets as India bowled out South Africa for 162 and forced the follow-on on day three …

Discipline vital: What we learned from Wales's win over France

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Wales made it into the last four of the World Cup with a dramatic come from behind 20-19 win over 14-man France.

Rodgers throws 5 TDs as Packers rout Raiders, Cowboys and Rams bounce back

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Aaron Rodgers delivered a masterful performance, throwing five touchdowns and running for another as the Green Bay …

New Zealand 'beatable', insists England coach Jones

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Eddie Jones believes England have the weapons to upset New Zealand in this weekend's World Cup semi-final -- as long as …

Defence wins matches: what we learned from South Africa's win

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South Africa progressed into a World Cup semi-final against Wales after a 26-3 victory over Japan on Sunday.

New-look Bayern out to prove Spurs drubbing was no fluke

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Bayern Munich face Olympiakos away in the Champions League on Tuesday with key defender Niklas Suele sidelined as Niko …

In a career of landmarks, Federer set for 1,500th match

Oct 20 2019

Roger Federer will check off another landmark on Monday when he starts his bid for a 10th Basel title by playing the …

Rugby Australia draws up list for new Wallabies coach

Oct 20 2019

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says she already has a list of targets to be the new Wallabies coach with an …

Rodgers throws 5 TDs as Packers rout Raiders

Oct 20 2019

Aaron Rodgers delivered a masterful performance, throwing five touchdowns and running for another as the Green Bay …

Astros seek World Series dynasty as Nats hunt fairytale title

Oct 20 2019

An upstart Washington Nationals squad will try to end the US capital's 95-year Major League Baseball title drought when …

Marseille end slump with Strasbourg win, Ben Yedder saves Monaco

Oct 20 2019

Marseille ended a four-match winless streak in Ligue 1 on Sunday after Boubacar Kamara's early strike and a late Kevin …

Morozov shines, but Aussies propel Roar to ISL Texas team win

Oct 20 2019

Russia's Vladimir Morozov racing for Team Iron won the skins to claim MVP honors at the International Swimming League …

Inter keep pace with Juve, Pioli held on AC Milan debut

Oct 20 2019

Inter Milan survived a late Sassuolo scare and a bizarre intervention by a parachutist to win 4-3 and keep in touch with …

Detroit's Stafford fastest to 40,000 NFL passing yards

Oct 20 2019

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for four touchdowns on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings to become …

Rashid taken with first pick in Hundred draft as Gayle misses out

Oct 20 2019

Afghanistan star Rashid Khan became the first player selected in The Hundred draft, but West Indies legend Chris Gayle …

Shapovalov lands maiden ATP title in Stockholm

Oct 20 2019

Rising Canadian star Denis Shapovalov lifted his first ATP title on Sunday after a 6-4, 6-4 win over Filip Krajinovic in …

Ukraine's Gvozdyk released from hospital after Beterbiev beating

Oct 20 2019

Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Gvozdyk was released from a US hospital on Sunday, two days after suffering a concussion from …

'They just defend': Klopp frustrated as stubborn Man Utd hold Liverpool

Oct 20 2019

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned Manchester United's defensive tactics and a controversial VAR call as the …

Ben Yedder strikes late to give Monaco win over Rennes

Oct 20 2019

Wissam Ben Yedder fired Monaco out of the Ligue 1 mire on Sunday with a stoppage time winner that earned an entertaining …

Schalke blow chance to top Bundesliga as Kramaric strikes on return

Oct 20 2019

Schalke blew their chance to move to the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday as Andrej Kramaric scored on his first …

Three things we learned from the Premier League

Oct 20 2019

Liverpool's 17-match winning run was halted in a draw at Manchester United, while VAR caused more havoc and Chelsea's …

'I lost my head,' admits Vahaamahina after World Cup red card

Oct 20 2019

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina made a tearful confession to teammates after his Rugby World Cup red card cost his …

Klopp rues VAR failure to rule out Man Utd goal as Liverpool held

Oct 20 2019

Jurgen Klopp admitted he was frustrated by VAR's failure to rule out Marcus Rashford's goal as Liverpool were held to a …

'Very proud' Murray wins first ATP title since March 2017

Oct 20 2019

Andy Murray said he was "very proud" after earning his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 …

Liverpool strike late, but winning run ends in 1-1 draw at Man Utd

Oct 20 2019

Liverpool failed to record a record-equalling 18th straight Premier League win, but Adam Lallana's late equaliser saved …

Clermont's Parra defends team-mate Vahaamahina after World Cup red card

Oct 20 2019

Clermont scrum-half Morgan Parra defended his club team-mate Sebastien Vahaamahina on Sunday after the France lock was …

Tearful Murray wins at Antwerp for first ATP title since March 2017

Oct 20 2019

Andy Murray won his first ATP title since March 2017 on Sunday with a battling 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over fellow …

Clermont's Aussie McIntyre inflicts first defeat on leaders Lyon

Oct 20 2019

League leaders Lyon lost for the first time in the French Top 14 season suffering a 24-18 defeat at Clermont where …

Rublev celebrates 22nd birthday with Kremlin Cup title

Oct 20 2019

Russia's Andrey Rublev celebrated his 22nd birthday in style by clinching the Kremlin Cup on Sunday to bag his second …

Inter Milan keep pace with Juventus as Ranieri's Sampdoria hold Roma

Oct 20 2019

Inter Milan held off a late Sassuolo surge to win 4-3 and keep pace with leaders Juventus in Serie A on Sunday as …

Colsaerts wins French Open to end seven-year title drought

Oct 20 2019

Nicolas Colsaerts held on to seal a gripping one-shot victory over Denmark's Joachim B Hansen at the French Open, …

Glazers at Man Utd for the long term - Woodward

Oct 20 2019

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward believes the club's American owners, the Glazer family, will …

'Big thank you' from Japan fans to Brave Blossoms

Oct 20 2019

Japan's rugby fans had nothing but praise Sunday for their team's fairytale march to the World Cup quarter-finals that …

Salah misses Liverpool trip to Man Utd, Alisson returns

Oct 20 2019

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has not recovered from an ankle injury in time to face Manchester United on Sunday, but …

Sharma rates double ton as 'most challenging' Test knock

Oct 20 2019

Rohit Sharma Sunday described his maiden Test double century as "most challenging" after he lifted India out of early …

Bencic wins Kremlin Cup after sealing WTA Finals slot

Oct 20 2019

Swiss ace Belinda Bencic fought back from a set down to beat home star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday …

Punishment awaits NBA's commissioner for defaming China: state media

Oct 20 2019

Punishment will be meted out "sooner or later" to the NBA's commissioner for defaming China, state television said, as …

Parachutist gatecrashes Inter Milan's win at Sassuolo

Oct 20 2019

A parachutist landed on the pitch during Sunday's seven-goal Serie A thriller between Sassuolo and Inter Milan in …

Wales floor 14-man France to exorcise World Cup demons

Oct 20 2019

Substitute Ross Moriarty snatched a late winner as Wales eliminated 14-man France 20-19 in a breathless World Cup …

Brutal Boks burst brave Japan's bubble at Rugby World Cup

Oct 20 2019

South Africa shattered Japan's dreams of reaching the World Cup semi-finals with a pulsating 26-3 victory in Tokyo …

South Africa end Japanese dream at Rugby World Cup

Oct 20 2019

South Africa broke Japanese hearts with a 26-3 quarter-final victory on Sunday to set up a Rugby World Cup semi-final …

Brunel forecasts 'brighter future' for France after World Cup agony

Oct 20 2019

Outgoing coach Jacques Brunel insisted France could look forward to a "brighter future" after their heartbreaking World …

'It must be all the beef': Thomas adds to incredible Asia record

Oct 20 2019

Justin Thomas loves playing in Asia -- on Sunday he took his record on the continent to a remarkable four victories in …

Sharma hits double ton as India take command of third Test

Oct 20 2019

Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double Test century Sunday to put India on top of the third match against South Africa …

Dupont a shining light for France despite World Cup heartbreak

Oct 20 2019

One small consolation for France in their agonising 20-19 World Cup quarter-final loss to Wales on Sunday was the form …

Wales taste revenge against France, Japan bid for new 'miracle'

Oct 20 2019

Wales scrambled into the Rugby World Cup semi-finals with a nail-biting 20-19 win over 14-man France on Sunday, as …

Champion Marc Marquez snares MotoGP constructors' title for Honda

Oct 20 2019

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won the Japan Grand Prix Sunday to notch his tenth victory of the season and earn …

Danielle Kang caps birthday with second Shanghai win

Oct 20 2019

Danielle Kang capped her 27th birthday with a nailbiting one-stroke win at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Sunday, fending …

Shades of 2011 as Wales floor 14-man France at World Cup

Oct 20 2019

Substitute Ross Moriarty snatched a late winner as Wales floored 14-man France in a breathless World Cup quarter-final …

Sharma hits double ton as India declare on 497-9

Oct 20 2019

Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double Test century Sunday as India declared on 497 for nine on day two of the third Test …

'No win, no play' - Wallabies coach Cheika quits after World Cup exit

Oct 20 2019

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quit Sunday after their humiliating World Cup quarter-final exit against England, drawing …

Wallabies coach Cheika quits after World Cup exit

Oct 20 2019

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quit Sunday after their humiliating World Cup quarter-final exit against England, drawing …

Thomas wins CJ Cup for second time after shaking off stubborn Lee

Oct 20 2019

Justin Thomas won the CJ Cup on Sunday for the second time in three years, but it took until the closing stretch to see …

Altuve propels Astros to World Series with walk off blast

Oct 20 2019

Jose Altuve hit a two-run walk off homer to lift the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win Saturday over the New York Yankees and …

Altuve hits game winner as Astros outgun Yankees to reach World Series

Oct 20 2019

Jose Altuve hit a two-run walk off homer to lift the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win Saturday over the New York Yankees and …

Japan prays for new 'miracle' in Rugby World Cup knock-outs

Oct 20 2019

Millions of home fans will tune in on Sunday as host team Japan bid to extend their Rugby World Cup fairy-tale in a …

Cool heads and flexibility: what we learned from England's win

Oct 20 2019

England advanced to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup with a 40-16 victory over Australia on Saturday.

'Racially abused and spat at': FA Cup tie abandoned with players 'frightened'

Oct 20 2019

An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that …

Cursed Ireland and brilliant Barretts: talking points from New Zealand's win

Oct 20 2019

New Zealand dismantled an error-strewn Ireland 46-14 to progress to a mouthwatering semi-final against England, as the …

'Broken' by the World Cup: Ireland's Schmidt signs off with scars

Oct 20 2019

A "broken" Joe Schmidt signed off as Ireland coach with a crushing loss to his native New Zealand that condemned the …

Calls mount for Cheika to go after Wallabies 'flogging'

Oct 20 2019

Australian rugby has been "plunged back into the darkness" by their "humiliating" quarter-final World Cup exit, domestic …

Teen Williamson excites NBA like no rookie since LeBron

Oct 20 2019

Zion Williamson has excited NBA fans like no rookie since LeBron James, but knee injuries before his debut have also …

LeBron, Kawhi co-star in 'Battle for Los Angeles'

Oct 20 2019

The first chapter in the most compelling storyline of the new NBA season will be written on Tuesday as LeBron James and …

Chen wins third straight Skate America crown

Oct 20 2019

Nathan Chen grabbed his third straight Skate America Grand Prix title on Saturday, delivering three quadruple jumps in a …

Aussies Campbell, McKeon roar into International Swimming League

Oct 19 2019

Australian Olympic gold medallists Cate Campbell and Emma McKeon made their International Swimming League debuts on …

Ronaldo hits 701st goal as Juventus pull clear in Serie A

Oct 19 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic sealed a 2-1 win for Juventus over Bologna to consolidate top spot in Serie A on …

Real Madrid beaten by Mallorca as Barca go top of La Liga

Oct 19 2019

Barcelona sailed back to the top of the table on Saturday and trouble returned to Real Madrid after they endured their …

Solskjaer aims dig at Liverpool ahead of Man Utd showdown

Oct 19 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could not resist a sly dig at Liverpool ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Sunday, …

Dortmund beat Bundesliga leaders Gladbach, Bayern held by Augsburg

Oct 19 2019

Borussia Dortmund beat top-of-the-table Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-0 to jump to fourth in the Bundesliga on Saturday, …

Ex-Fiji winger Nagusa celebrates 200th Montpellier appearance with victory

Oct 19 2019

Former Fiji winger Timoci Nagusa celebrated his 200th Montpellier game by scoring in a 33-22 victory over French Top 14 …

Dortmund discipline Sancho and drop teenager for Gladbach match

Oct 19 2019

Borussia Dortmund dropped Jadon Sancho for Saturday's clash with Borussia Moenchengladbach after the teenager returned …

Lyon labour to Dijon draw in Garcia's first game

Oct 19 2019

Lyon stuttered to a 0-0 draw against fellow Ligue 1 strugglers Dijon on Saturday as already-embattled new coach Rudi …

'Big surprise,' says Murray as ex-world number one reaches first final since 2017

Oct 19 2019

Former world number one Andy Murray reached his first final in more than two and a half years on Saturday and admitted …

Bayern slip up again as Augsburg grab last-gasp leveller

Oct 19 2019

Borussia Dortmund beat top of the table Borussia Moenchengladbach to jump to fourth in the Bundesliga on Saturday, level …

Siakam signs four-year maximum NBA deal with Raptors: reports

Oct 19 2019

Pascal Siakam, a major contributor in Toronto's run to the NBA title last season, has signed a four-year maximum rookie …

Too many strikers: Mexican team in standstill over wages protest

Oct 19 2019

Players of Mexican club Veracruz went on strike in the opening minutes of a league game on Saturday, allowing grateful …

Man City find winning formula as Spurs struggle

Oct 19 2019

Manchester City eased doubts over their ability to sustain a Premier League title challenge by beating Crystal Palace …

Lazio three-goal comeback denies Atalanta, Milik lifts Napoli

Oct 19 2019

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile's late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling …

'Pretty patient' Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm

Oct 19 2019

Highly-rated Denis Shapovalov reached his first ATP final on Saturday when he swept past Japanese lucky loser Yuichi …

Man City return to winning ways but Guardiola wants killer touch

Oct 19 2019

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola called on his side to be more clinical after they brushed aside in-form Crystal …

Man City back on track after Crystal Palace win

Oct 19 2019

Manchester City brushed aside in-form Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday to narrow the gap to Premier League leaders …

Immobile seals thrilling three-goal Lazio comeback, Milik lifts Napoli

Oct 19 2019

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile's late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling …

Nadal marries partner of 14 years in Mallorca

Oct 19 2019

Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.

Watford angered by 'subjective' VAR as Alli saves Spurs

Oct 19 2019

Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores complained that VAR is not "objective" after Dele Alli's controversial late …

Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm

Oct 19 2019

Highly-rated Denis Shapovalov reached his first ATP final on Saturday when he swept past Japanese lucky loser Yuichi …

Messi, Suarez, Griezmann all on target for Barca as Atletico held

Oct 19 2019

Barcelona's 'MSG' strike force is finally clicked into gear as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann all …