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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

'Mentally broken' Van der Poel arrested before world title race

Sep 25 2022

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel was arrested on the eve of Sunday's elite road race at the world championships after …

Lozano lifts Mexico to 1-0 win over Peru in World Cup warm-up

Sep 25 2022

Hirving Lozano's late strike lifted Mexico to a 1-0 victory over Peru at California's Rose Bowl on Saturday in a …

'Bigger than Rugby World Cup': Scotland ready for cycling worlds

Sep 25 2022

Scottish cycling chiefs said on Sunday that preparing to host the biggest ever world championships in Glasgow next year …

Dutch cyclist Van der Poel arrested before world title race: report

Sep 25 2022

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel was arrested on the eve of Sunday's elite road race at the world championships after …

Foster relief as All Blacks take 'different journey' to championship

Sep 25 2022

A relieved Ian Foster said he was satisfied Sunday after his All Blacks side took "a very different journey" to retain …

Medinah memories won't haunt USA as Presidents Cup tightens

Sep 25 2022

Ten years after losing the "Miracle at Medinah" Ryder Cup to Europe, another United States team captained by Davis Love …

Thailand's Atthaya grabs LPGA NW Arkansas lead

Sep 25 2022

Thai rookie Atthaya Thitikul fired an eagle and eight birdies in a 10-under par 61 on Saturday to seize the lead in the …

Fist-pumping thrills for Davis and Kim with late Cup heroics

Sep 24 2022

Kim Joo-hyung's emotional winning putt on the final hole and three consecutive closing birdies by Cam Davis to win gave …

Davis, Kim spark Internationals fightback at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Australia's Cam Davis and South Korean Kim Joo-hyung won matches with sensational late birdies on Saturday as the …

Southgate insists he is right man to lead England to World Cup

Sep 24 2022

England manager Gareth Southgate says he is the right person to lead his country to the World Cup despite a five-game …

Swiss find holes in Spain defence in Nations League upset

Sep 24 2022

Switzerland earned a 2-1 win over Spain in the Nations League on Saturday in Zaragoza to drag Luis Enrique's side off …

Italy's 'blooming' Capuozzo inspires Toulouse to Racing win

Sep 24 2022

Italy winger Ange Capuozzo said he is "blooming" at Toulouse after scoring his first try for the club in Saturday's …

Spain defeat to Switzerland sets up Portugal showdown

Sep 24 2022

Spain's shock 2-1 home defeat to Switzerland on Saturday leaves La Roja needing to beat Portugal away on Tuesday to …

Djokovic makes stylish return at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Novak Djokovic made an impressive return after two months out of action as the Team Europe star thrashed Frances Tiafoe …

Portugal cruise past Czechs as Dalot bags brace

Sep 24 2022

Defender Diogo Dalot scored twice as Portugal eased past the Czech Republic 4-0 in Prague on Saturday to get within a …

Italy's Capuozzo inspires Toulouse to Racing win

Sep 24 2022

Italy winger Ange Capuozzo scored his first Toulouse try as they beat Racing 92 37-10 on Saturday in the French Top 14.

Fury tells Joshua to sign title fight contract by Monday

Sep 24 2022

Tyson Fury has set Anthony Joshua a deadline of Monday to sign a contract for their hugely anticipated all-British …

India captain defends controversial run-out to seal England sweep

Sep 24 2022

India captain Harmanpreet Kaur insisted her side had committed no "crime" after sealing victory over England at Lord's …

Fiji's Dakuwaqa helps Montpellier past Pau

Sep 24 2022

Fiji's Olympic gold medallist Masivesi Dakuwaqa opened his account for the season as Top 14 champions Montpellier beat …

Crisis club Worcester voted on playing Newcastle before Premiership win

Sep 24 2022

Worcester director of rugby Steve Diamond revealed his players held a vote over whether to go ahead with Saturday's …

New Zealand win Rugby Championship, South Africa second

Sep 24 2022

New Zealand won the Rugby Championship for an eighth time on Saturday after rivals South Africa failed to secure a bonus …

Fritz beats Norrie at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Team World's Taylor Fritz defeated Team Europe's Cameron Norrie to level the Laver Cup at 4-4 on Saturday as the tennis …

Tedder kicks Perpignan to Toulon win on club's 120th birthday

Sep 24 2022

South African fly-half Tristan Tedder kicked 14 points as Perpignan claimed their fist win of the Top 14 season with a …

Americans move closer to ninth win in a row at Presidents Cup

Sep 24 2022

Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth remained undefeated and the United States moved closer to a ninth consecutive Presidents …

Berrettini beats Auger-Aliassime at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Sep 24 2022

Team Europe's Matteo Berrettini defeated Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Laver Cup on Saturday as the tennis …

Barca confirm injuries for defensive duo Araujo and Kounde

Sep 24 2022

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo suffered a thigh-muscle tear while on international duty, his club said Saturday, while …

US reach women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals, as Belgium survive scare

Sep 24 2022

Holders the United States surged into the women's basketball World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with a comfortable …