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Spain snare Nations League semis spot from Portugal

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Alvaro Morata's late strike snatched Spain a 1-0 Nations League victory over Portugal in Braga on Tuesday and sent them …

Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrash Tunisia

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Richarlison was the target of a banana thrown from the crowd as Brazil thrashed Tunisia 5-1 in a friendly in Paris on …

Spain pip Portugal to Nations League finals as Czechs go down

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Alvaro Morata's late goal earned Spain a 1-0 win in Portugal and the last place in the UEFA Nations League finals on …

US need to improve at World Cup says Berhalter

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United States coach Gregg Berhalter warned his team they must improve at the World Cup after wrapping up their …

Van der Poel admits wrong in teen hotel pranksters assault

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Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel expressed regret on Tuesday after his world championships in Australia were scuppered …

Stalemate as USA held by Saudi Arabia

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The United States wrapped up their World Cup preparations with a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Ex-Nigeria and Chelsea star John Obi Mikel retires

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Former Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel announced his retirement after a long and decorated career on …

Former Man City midfielder Delph retires

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Former Manchester City and England midfielder Fabian Delph announced his retirement on Tuesday.

Vingegaard in first race since Tour de France triumph

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Tour de France winner Jonas Vingegaard was back in the saddle and back in the mix on Tuesday, finishing with the main …

F1 to double number of sprints to six in 2023

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Formula One will stage six sprint races in 2023, double the number of the format that has proved a popular addition to …

Fifth man held over attack on French football star Hamraoui

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A fifth man has been taken into police custody following the brutal attack on French footballer Kheira Hamraoui, the …

Son's header gives South Korea win over Cameroon in World Cup warm-up

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Son Heung-min scored for the second straight match on Tuesday to give South Korea a 1-0 home victory over Cameroon in …

Puerto Rico make women's World Cup quarters, USA to face Serbia

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Favourites the United States will face Serbia in the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals after hitting three …

Son's header lifts South Korea past Cameroon

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Son Heung-min scored for the second straight match on Tuesday to lead South Korea to a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in …

Brazil midfielder Allan leaves Everton for Al Wahda

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Brazil midfielder Allan left Everton to join Abu Dhabi-based side Al Wahda for an undisclosed fee on Tuesday.

Bellerin calf issue adds to Barca injury worries

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Barcelona's injury problems worsened after defender Hector Bellerin suffered a calf problem in training on Tuesday.

Bellingham gives England cause for hope at World Cup

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England will head to the World Cup on a six game winless streak, their longest going into a major tournament, but lifted …

Chinese driver Zhou extends contract with Alfa Romeo into 2023

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Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu has extended his contract with Alfa Romeo until the end of 2023, the Formula One team …

Kazakhstan set to host MotoGP race in 2023

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Kazakhstan will join the MotoGP calendar in 2023, promoters Dorna announced on Tuesday, as the premier category of the …

Montpellier centre Vincent sidelined for 'several months' with knee injury

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France international rugby centre Arthur Vincent will be sidelined for 'several months' after aggravating a left knee …

'Frustrated' Mali basketball duo sorry for World Cup fight

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Two Mali players apologised on Tuesday after they fought each other at the women's basketball World Cup, with governing …

Nepal seeks Interpol's help to find fugitive cricket star

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Nepali police have sought help from Interpol to locate the country's fugitive suspended national cricket captain, they …

Singapore dressed up to party like it's 2019 for F1 return

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With tickets selling fast and party suites costing up to $70,000 a night, Singapore is putting the pedal to the metal …

Matsuyama to defend Zozo Championship in Japan

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World number 18 Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday that he will defend his Zozo Championship crown at his home US PGA Tour …

Puerto Rico make women's World Cup basketball quarters for first time

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Puerto Rico booked the last quarter-final slot at the women's basketball World Cup on Tuesday with a "fairytale" 92-73 …

Chess champ Carlsen accuses Niemann of recent cheating

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Chess superstar Magnus Carlsen for the first time openly accused American Hans Niemann of cheating Monday, saying the …

Mali players fight each other at basketball World Cup

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Governing body FIBA opened an investigation on Tuesday after two Mali players at the women's basketball World Cup had a …

Referee Raynal takes '100% responsibility' for Australia-New Zealand decision

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Referee Mathieu Raynal said on Monday he took "100% responsibility" for the disputed decision at the end of this month's …

England rally in six-goal Germany thriller to ease pressure on Southgate

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Gareth Southgate hopes England will feel the benefit of being put under intense pressure in recent days at the World Cup …

Mercer to join Gloucester to 'challenge' for Rugby World Cup spot

Sep 26 2022

Montpellier No. 8 Zach Mercer said on Monday he has signed a contract with Gloucester for next season to "challenge" for …

England in 'good place' for World Cup, says Kane

Sep 26 2022

England captain Harry Kane said the Three Lions are in a good place heading into the World Cup after a 3-3 draw with …

Italy beat Hungary for consolation of Nations League final-four

Sep 26 2022

Italy, who will miss a second consecutive World Cup, again found consolation in Europe as they won 2-0 in Budapest on …

England fight back to earn draw with Germany in six-goal thriller

Sep 26 2022

England will head to the World Cup on a six-game winless run, but eased some of the pressure on manager Gareth Southgate …

LeBron prioritising fitness, not records, in 20th season

Sep 26 2022

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James said Monday staying injury free will be his priority as he prepares for a 20th …

Fury says deadline for Joshua fight has come and gone

Sep 26 2022

Tyson Fury says his proposed heavyweight showdown with Anthony Joshua is off after a deadline set by Fury's camp expired …

England's Mercer takes Top 14 player of the year award

Sep 26 2022

Montpellier's English No.8 Zach Mercer was named Top 14 player of the year on Monday after helping his side to their …

Premiership Rugby club Worcester to be placed in administration, suspended by RFU

Sep 26 2022

English Premiership side Worcester are set to be placed in administration after they were suspended from all …

Springbok Kolbe tips France as Rugby World Cup 'favourites'

Sep 26 2022

South Africa's Rugby World Cup winning winger Cheslin Kolbe said on Monday that France are "favourites" for next year's …

Barca's Araujo poised to miss World Cup after injury with Uruguay

Sep 26 2022

Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo is in danger of missing the World Cup after his club, Barcelona, said on Monday he …

Pulisic to return for US in final World Cup warm-up

Sep 26 2022

Christian Pulisic will return to spearhead the United States in their final World Cup warm-up friendly against Saudi …

Spain coach Luis Enrique on the defensive ahead of Portugal clash

Sep 26 2022

Headstrong Spain coach Luis Enrique praised his team's defending on Monday ahead of the crunch Nations League clash with …

Premiership Rugby club Worcester suspended after missing funding ultimatum

Sep 26 2022

English Premiership side Worcester were suspended from all competitions by the Rugby Football Union on Monday after …

NFL scraps Pro Bowl for skills event, non-contact game

Sep 26 2022

The NFL is to replace its traditional Pro Bowl game with a week-long skills competition and non-contact flag football …

Worcester suspended from all competitions by English Rugby Football Union

Sep 26 2022

English Premiership side Worcester were suspended on Monday from all competitions by the Rugby Football Union after …

Women's world record-holder Kosgei out of London Marathon

Sep 26 2022

World record-holder and two-time winner Brigid Kosgei has pulled out of Sunday's London Marathon with a hamstring …

Tour de France winner Vingegaard returns in Croatia after two-month break

Sep 26 2022

Jonas Vingegaard brushed aside talk that his two-month break after winning the Tour de France was related to problems …

Ex-England boss Lancaster to take over as Racing 92 coach

Sep 26 2022

Leinster's former England head coach Stuart Lancaster has been appointed Racing 92 boss for next season, both clubs …

England's Knight accuses India of lying over 'Mankad' run-out

Sep 26 2022

England women's captain Heather Knight has accused India of "lying" about giving tailender Charlie Dean warnings before …

'We have to focus on winning' against Spain, says Portugal's Santos

Sep 26 2022

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said his team would not settle for the draw they need to reach the Nations League finals …

Ex-England boss Lancaster appointed Racing 92 coach

Sep 26 2022

Leinster's former England head coach Stuart Lancaster has been appointed Racing 92 boss for next season, the Irish …

USA set basketball World Cup record as quarter-finals take shape

Sep 26 2022

A rampant United States set a new all-time women's basketball World Cup scoring record Monday with a 145-69 demolition …

Championship side Watford appoint Bilic as manager after Edwards sacking

Sep 26 2022

Championship club Watford on Monday appointed former West Ham and West Brom manager Slaven Bilic as their new coach …

Care misses out as Jones names England training squad

Sep 26 2022

Danny Care has been omitted from Eddie Jones's 36-man training squad for the autumn rugby internationals, with Ben …

India's Deepti says Dean 'warned' before Mankad run-out

Sep 26 2022

India's Deepti Sharma on Monday said the team repeatedly warned England tailender Charlie Dean for backing up at the …

Three-time Ascot Gold Cup winner Stradivarius is retired

Sep 26 2022

Three-time Ascot Gold Cup winner Stradivarius has been retired to stud at the age of eight after taking longer than …

Murray backs Federer as future Laver Cup captain

Sep 26 2022

Andy Murray has backed Roger Federer as a future Laver Cup captain after Bjorn Borg indicated the sixth edition in …

Cyclist Van der Poel pleads guilty to assault in Australia

Sep 26 2022

Top Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel pleaded guilty Monday to common assault after being arrested over an altercation …

USA set basketball World Cup record with 145-69 thumping of South Korea

Sep 26 2022

A rampant United States set a new all-time women's basketball World Cup scoring record Monday with a 145-69 demolition …

Rohit backs Kumar as India look to fix T20 bowling

Sep 26 2022

Improving India's bowling remains the team's focus ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup next month, skipper Rohit Sharma has …

Rihanna to headline Super Bowl halftime show

Sep 26 2022

Superstar Rihanna will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, the main event sponsor Apple Music announced …

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semi-finals as France survive relegation

Sep 26 2022

Croatia and the Netherlands booked their places in the last four of the Nations League as holders France needed a favour …

Presidents Cup win boosts US confidence for 2023 Ryder Cup

Sep 26 2022

Grinding out a ninth consecutive Presidents Cup victory on Sunday could be a launching pad for United States golfers to …

Rodgers edges Brady as Packers hold off Bucs

Sep 26 2022

Aaron Rodgers scored only his second career victory over Tom Brady as the Green Bay Packers squeezed past the Tampa Bay …

Defiant Internationals boss Immelman warns 'Team is no joke'

Sep 25 2022

Defiant Internationals captain Trevor Immelman fired back Sunday at those who laughed off his Presidents Cup squad after …

Wales' Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup: Page

Sep 25 2022

Wales manager Rob Page said relegation from the top tier of the Nations League on Sunday is softened by the prospect of …

United States captures ninth consecutive Presidents Cup

Sep 25 2022

The United States won the Presidents Cup for a ninth consecutive time on Sunday with Tokyo Olympic champion Xander …

Wallaby Simone helps Clermont to La Rochelle win

Sep 25 2022

Australia centre Irae Simone scored his first Top 14 try as Clermont beat La Rochelle 22-13 at home on Sunday.

United States clinches ninth consecutive Presidents Cup

Sep 25 2022

Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele delivered the clinching point on Sunday as the United States secured a ninth …

Poland condemn Wales to Nations League relegation

Sep 25 2022

Wales were relegated from the top tier of the Nations League after Karol Swiderski scored the only goal to give Poland a …

Thai teen Atthaya edges Kang for LPGA NW Arkansas trophy

Sep 25 2022

Thailand's Atthaya Thitikul rolled in a birdie putt at the second playoff hole on Sunday to edge Danielle Kang and …

Dolphins defense holds firm as Bills downed

Sep 25 2022

Tua Tagovailoa shrugged off a first half injury and the Miami Dolphins' defense shut down Josh Allen and the Buffalo …

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semi-finals

Sep 25 2022

Croatia and the Netherlands booked their places in the last four of the Nations League as champions France needed a …

Rihanna to return to the stage for Super Bowl halftime show

Sep 25 2022

Superstar Rihanna will return to the stage for the Super Bowl halftime show in February, Apple Music -- the main sponsor …

Rizwan, Rauf help Pakistan edge out England in fourth T20I

Sep 25 2022

Pakistan halted England with three wickets in six balls to take a sensational three-run win in the last over of the …

Tiafoe stars as Team World win first Laver Cup title

Sep 25 2022

Frances Tiafoe led Team World to their first Laver Cup title as the American saved four match points in a dramatic …

Kohli, Yadav propel India to series clinching victory over Australia

Sep 25 2022

India won the third and deciding Twenty20 against Australia in the last over after punchy fifties by Virat Kohli and …

Kohli and Yadav propel India to series clinching victory over Australia

Sep 25 2022

India won the third and deciding Twenty20 against Australia in the last over after punchy fifties by Virat Kohli and …

Migliozzi birdie seals French Open golf win

Sep 25 2022

Guido Migliozzi hit a stunning birdie on the final hole as he stormed to a one-shot victory in the French Open at Le …

Italy's Sonego romps to Metz ATP title

Sep 25 2022

Lorenzo Sonego beat Alexander Bublik 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to win the Moselle ATP Open in Metz on Sunday.

USA on the brink of ninth straight Presidents Cup triumph

Sep 25 2022

Unbeatens Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth were poised for an early charge Sunday as the United States eyed a ninth …

David, Green help Australia to 186 in India T20 decider

Sep 25 2022

Tim David and Cameron Green hit impressive fifties to take Australia to 186-7 in the deciding Twenty20 of their …

Auger-Aliassime downs Djokovic as Team World eye Laver Cup title

Sep 25 2022

Felix Auger-Aliassime stunned Novak Djokovic to put Team World on the brink of winning the Laver Cup for the first time …

Southgate knew backlash would come at some stage of England career

Sep 25 2022

Gareth Southgate said on Sunday he knew he would suffer stinging criticism at some stage of his tenure as England …

Top African coach Mosimane joins Saudi club

Sep 25 2022

South African Pitso Mosimane, the most successful African coach in Confederation of African Football (CAF) club …

'One rabbit at a time' says marathon magician Kipchoge after smashing record

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday but was coy over future plans and …

'One rabbit at a time': Kipchoge coy on future after marathon record

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge smashed his own marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday but was coy over future plans and …

Canada storm into basketball World Cup quarters, as Australia, France close in

Sep 25 2022

Canada stormed into the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 70-56 victory over Japan on …

Sock and Auger-Aliassime keep Team World in Laver Cup chase

Sep 25 2022

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock dragged Team World back into contention to win the Laver Cup for the first time with …

Argentina slam referee after four yellow cards and 22 penalties

Sep 25 2022

Argentina coach Michael Cheika has slammed Australian referee Damon Murphy after four of his players were yellow-carded …

Russia's Alexandrova shines in Seoul for third title

Sep 25 2022

Ekaterina Alexandrova overcame nerves to win the third title of her career as she dismantled injury-hampered top seed …

Kipchoge puts new world marathon record down to 'real teamwork'

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge has beaten his own world marathon record by 30 seconds, running 2hr 01min 9sec in Berlin on …

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge beats world mark at Berlin Marathon

Sep 25 2022

Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge has beaten his own world marathon record by 30 seconds, running 2hr 01min 10sec in Berlin …

Mayweather scores KO in front of watching Pacquiao

Sep 25 2022

Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round on Sunday in Japan in the …

Miller romps to Japanese MotoGP win as title contenders suffer

Sep 25 2022

Australia's Jack Miller powered to an emphatic victory at Motegi on Sunday in the first Japanese MotoGP since 2019 on a …

Australian Smyth wins first Asian Tour title at Yeangder TPC

Sep 25 2022

Travis Smyth shot a second successive six-under par 66 to fulfil his ambition of winning an Asian Tour event as he came …

Russia's Samsonova credits Wimbledon ban for red-hot form

Sep 25 2022

Liudmila Samsonova said that Wimbledon's ban on Russian players had given her time to transform her game, after winning …

Erasmus set for Springboks return as ban comes to an end

Sep 25 2022

Controversial former Springbok rugby coach Rassie Erasmus is likely to be back with the team on their end-of-year …

Party time as Belgium's Evenepoel goes solo to win road race world title

Sep 25 2022

Belgium ace Remco Evenepoel backed up victory at the Vuelta a Espana by storming to the world road race title on Sunday …

France beat Mali to close in on basketball World Cup quarters

Sep 25 2022

Gabby Williams produced a stellar all-round performance Sunday as France moved closer to a quarter-final berth at the …

Belgium's Evenepoel goes solo to win road race world title

Sep 25 2022

Belgium's Remco Evenepoel backed up victory at the Vuelta a Espana by storming to the world road race title on Sunday …

Mayweather knocks out Japan's Asakura in exhibition

Sep 25 2022

Undefeated former world champion Floyd Mayweather knocked out Japan mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura Sunday in …

In-form Samsonova beats Zheng to claim Tokyo title

Sep 25 2022

Russia's Liudmila Samsonova won her third title in four tournaments by beating China's Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 in the …