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Wallaby Swain banned from last two England Tests after red card

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Australia forward Darcy Swain will miss the rest of the series against England after being suspended for two weeks by a …

Flawed genius Nick Kyrgios 'comfortable' with himself

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Love him or hate him, the flawed genius that is Nick Kyrgios is one of the most polarising figures on the tennis circuit …

Hegerberg's return for Norway sprinkles stardust on Euro 2022

Jul 06 2022

Euro 2022 will be lit up by one of the brightest stars in women's football thanks to Ada Hegerberg's decision to end a …

Galtier the man for PSG's latest change of approach

Jul 06 2022

Christophe Galtier's appointment as Paris Saint-Germain coach confirms a change in approach from the Qatar-owned club as …

Rivals must gang up on Pogacar, says Tour de France legend Hinault

Jul 06 2022

Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault believes defending champion Tadej Pogacar will be difficult, but not …

England aim to launch women's Euro 2022 in style

Jul 06 2022

England and Austria will raise the curtain on Euro 2022 on Wednesday for a tournament aiming to take the women's game to …

'Brave' new England try to shake up Test cricket

Jul 06 2022

Everything you know about Test cricket is wrong.

Sharks make Grier first Black general manager in NHL history

Jul 06 2022

The San Jose Sharks named Mike Grier general manager on Tuesday, an historic appointment that makes the former Sharks …

Spain star Putellas to miss Euro 2022 with knee injury

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Spain's Alexia Putellas, the reigning Ballon d'Or winner, has been ruled out of Euro 2022 after tearing the anterior …

Wimbledon Day 9 - Who said what

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Who said what at Wimbledon on Tuesday, the ninth day of the 2022 championships at the All England Club:

Kyrgios faces court over assault allegation: Australian paper

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Australian tennis ace Nick Kyrgios has been summoned to appear in court over an allegation of assault, his barrister …

Djokovic 'never lost belief' during Wimbledon comeback

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic said he never doubted his ability to recover from two sets down to defeat Jannik …

Djokovic battles into Wimbledon semi-finals as Jabeur makes history

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled back from two sets down to reach an 11th Wimbledon semi-final on Tuesday as …

History-making Jabeur sets up Wimbledon semi with 'BBQ buddy' Maria

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World number two Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the semi-final of a Grand Slam on Tuesday, setting up a …

Norrie to face Djokovic in Wimbledon semi-finals

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Britain's Cameron Norrie will take on six-time champion Novak Djokovic for a place in the Wimbledon final after seeing …

PSG name 'proud' Galtier as new coach after sacking Pochettino

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Christophe Galtier said he was ready to impose himself on Paris Saint-Germain's dressing room of superstars after being …

Djokovic said he always believed after Wimbledon comeback

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic said he never doubted his ability to recover from two sets down to defeat Jannik …

Euro 'pressure a privilege' for England captain Williamson

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England captain Leah Williamson said the Lionesses must embrace the expectation of a nation as they prepare to kick off …

Djokovic battles into Wimbledon semi-finals as Maria is mother superior

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled back from two sets down to reach an 11th Wimbledon semi-final on Tuesday as …

'Proud mum' Maria back to nappy-changing after reaching Wimbledon semis

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Mother-of-two Tatjana Maria said she would still be changing nappies despite beating German compatriot Jule Niemeier on …

West urges Russia removal from sport governing boards

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Western powers on Tuesday called for international sport federations to remove state-affiliated Russians and Belarusians …

Yellow jersey Van Aert in soaring Tour de France triumph

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Belgian Wout van Aert produced a solo break for the ages to win stage four of the Tour de France and extend his overall …

Djokovic battles from two sets down to reach 11th Wimbledon semi-final

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled back from two sets to love down to defeat Jannik Sinner and reach his 11th …

Three things we learned from England's 5th Test win against India

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England defeated India in thrilling fashion to win the Covid-delayed fifth Test at Edgbaston on Tuesday by seven …

Van Aert wins Tour de France stage four to extend overall lead

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Belgian Wout van Aert made a late solo break to win stage four of the Tour de France and extend his overall lead on …

'Hypocrites and liars': Horschel slams LIV Golf players

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World number 15 Billy Horschel has urged the "hypocrites and liars" on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series to stay away …

Root happy to be an England 'rock star'

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Joe Root said England captain Ben Stokes had urged the side to play like "rock stars" following a record-breaking win …

Tudor promises Marseille fans he will deliver crowd-pleasing football

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French football giants Marseille will play a style of football that will make their passionate fans happy when they …

Maria wins all-German clash to reach Wimbledon semi-finals

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Germany's Tatjana Maria came from behind to beat compatriot Jule Niemeier 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Tuesday and reach her first …

Malacia becomes Ten Hag's first signing at Man Utd

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Manchester United completed their swoop for Feyenoord defender Tyrell Malacia on Tuesday as Erik ten Hag made his first …

Parity for men and women in cycling at Paris Olympics

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Cycling will achieve gender parity for the first time at the 2024 Paris Olympics, the International Cycling Union (UCI) …

Djokovic eyes 11th Wimbledon semi-final, Jabeur seeks Arab breakthrough

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Six-time champion Novak Djokovic targets an 11th Wimbledon semi-final on Tuesday as Ons Jabeur, the last top-15 women's …

Kyrgios faces assault charge: Australian paper

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Australian tennis ace Nick Kyrgios will face court after being charged with assault, his barrister told the Canberra …

PSG appoint 'proud' Galtier as Pochettino departs

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Paris Saint-Germain have parted company with coach Mauricio Pochettino, the French champions confirmed on Tuesday, and …

Root and Bairstow star as England level India series in record chase

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Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow both hit hundreds as England continued their resurgence with a record fourth-innings chase …

England beat India by seven wickets to draw series 2-2

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England beat India by seven wickets as they completed a record run chase to win the Covid-delayed fifth Test at …

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales

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Recalled fly-half Handre Pollard will captain a South Africa team showing 14 changes to the starting line-up for the …

PSG set to appoint Galtier as Pochettino departs

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Paris Saint-Germain have parted company with coach Mauricio Pochettino, the French champions confirmed on Tuesday ahead …

Nadal ignores body language at Wimbledon as Halep eyes semis

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Rafael Nadal has shrugged off fresh concerns over his fitness as he targets a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals on …

Racing 92 sign Grand Slam winning forward Woki from Bordeaux

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Cameron Woki, a pivotal member of France's Six Nations Grand Slam winning side, signed for Racing 92 from Top 14 rivals …

Tottenham's Son Heung-min says he faced racism as teen in Germany

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Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min has revealed he faced racism as a teenage footballer in Germany and was happy to …

Ireland's Sexton cleared for second Test, All Blacks lose Whitelock

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Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has been cleared to play in the second Test against the New Zealand, according to …

England under pressure to make home advantage count at Euro 2022

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England women's manager Sarina Wiegman believes her side are in a "good place" heading into Wednesday's Euro 2022 opener …

Qatar's 'majlis' gamers target eSports big leagues

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World Cup host Qatar doesn't just have its sights set on football -- it also hopes to harness its people's gaming skills …

World number one Axelsen out of badminton's Malaysia Masters

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Dominant world number one Viktor Axelsen withdrew from badminton's Malaysia Masters starting Tuesday, saying he needed …

Ronaldo's power play puts pressure on Ten Hag

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Cristiano Ronaldo's shock demand to leave Manchester United has thrown Erik ten Hag's plans into disarray as he …

All Black Whitelock out of second Ireland Test with concussion

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New Zealand's veteran lock Sam Whitelock was on Tuesday ruled out of the second Test against Ireland after reporting …

Aussie MLB pitcher seeks US gun reform after parade shooting

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Pitcher Liam Hendriks of the Chicago White Sox made an impassioned plea for American leaders to work harder to solve gun …

'Terrified' Griner asks for freedom in letter to Biden

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American basketball star Brittney Griner asked US President Joe Biden to free her from a Russian prison in a handwritten …

Wimbledon Day 8 - Who said what

Jul 04 2022

Who said what at Wimbledon on Monday, the eighth day of the 2022 championships at the All England Club:

Nadal into Wimbledon quarters as Kyrgios lurks

Jul 04 2022

Rafael Nadal swept into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, staying on course for a crunch meeting with Nick …

Nadal into eighth Wimbledon quarter-final

Jul 04 2022

Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the eighth time on Monday with a straight-sets defeat of Botic van …

Halep downs Badosa to reach fifth Wimbledon quarter-final

Jul 04 2022

Former champion Simona Halep swept past fourth-seeded Paula Badosa to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the fifth …

Galtier appointed PSG coach on two-year deal: sources

Jul 04 2022

Christophe Galtier has been appointed coach of French champions Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal, club sources …

Kyrgios comes 'long way' from being dragged out of pub at 4 am

Jul 04 2022

Nick Kyrgios reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday and reflected on his dark days when he had to be hauled "out …

Root and Bairstow run riot against India

Jul 04 2022

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow took the attack to India as England closed in on a fourth successive winning run chase under …

Kyrgios shrugs off injury to reach Wimbledon quarters

Jul 04 2022

Nick Kyrgios shrugged off a shoulder injury to beat Brandon Nakashima in five sets and book a place in the Wimbledon …

Sri Lanka's Jayawickrama gets Covid ahead of second Australia Test

Jul 04 2022

Sri Lanka spinner Praveen Jayawickrama has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the second Test against Australia, the …

Big-hitting Rybakina hails 'gift' after reaching Wimbledon quarter-finals

Jul 04 2022

Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time on Monday and confidently declared: …

PSG tipped to finalise appointment of Galtier as coach

Jul 04 2022

Paris Saint-Germain have called a press conference for Tuesday with Christophe Galtier set to be announced as the French …

Veteran Quagliarella extends Samp stay to 2023

Jul 04 2022

Fabio Quagliarella will continue in Serie A next season after Sampdoria announced on Monday that the veteran striker had …

Marseille name Croat Igor Tudor as new coach

Jul 04 2022

French Ligue 1 giants Marseille on Monday named ex-Croatia international Igor Tudor as their new coach on a two-year …

Well-behaved Kyrgios reaches second Wimbledon quarter-final

Jul 04 2022

Nick Kyrgios overcame a right shoulder injury to defeat Brandon Nakashima of the United States in five sets and make the …

Garin stages dramatic comeback to reach Wimbledon quarters

Jul 04 2022

Chile's Cristian Garin staged a dramatic fightback to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday, battling back from …

Garin saves two match points to reach Wimbledon quarters

Jul 04 2022

Chile's Cristian Garin came back from two sets down and saved two match points to beat 19th seed Alex de Minaur and …

Lees leads England run-chase against India

Jul 04 2022

Alex Lees' quickfire unbeaten fifty ensured England made a rapid start to their run chase in the delayed fifth Test …

Barcelona seal double swoop for Kessie, Christensen

Jul 04 2022

Barcelona on Monday announced the signings of Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie and Denmark defender Andreas …

Kyrgios back on court as Wimbledon appeals fine over Russia ban

Jul 04 2022

Nick Kyrgios is back in action at Wimbledon on Monday, closing in on a mouthwatering semi-final against Rafael Nadal as …

Djokovic sees Sinner in himself ahead of Wimbledon clash

Jul 04 2022

Novak Djokovic admits he can see a lot of Jannik Sinner in himself as the pair face off for a place in the Wimbledon …

World championships overshadowed by transgender pool rule

Jul 04 2022

The two-week World Aquatic Championships ended with China making its biggest splash in diving, but the lasting ripples …

Phillips makes 'dream' move from Leeds to Man City

Jul 04 2022

England midfielder Kalvin Phillips completed a "dream" move to Premier League champions Manchester City in a £45 million …

Sons of fame sigh with relief after Silverstone successes

Jul 04 2022

Two sons of famous motorsport fathers breathed sighs of relief on Monday after ending long waits for success in an …

Man Utd agree deal to sign Eriksen: reports

Jul 04 2022

Manchester United have agreed a deal in principle to sign Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen on a free transfer, …

Pujara and Pant fall but India press on against England

Jul 04 2022

England removed Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant but India remained well-placed in the Covid-delayed fifth Test at …

'Bouzie Bottle' makes its Wimbledon quarter-final bow

Jul 04 2022

Marie Bouzkova could reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Tuesday, fired up by a dedicated series of pre-match …

Ronaldo misses Man Utd training for 'family reasons': reports

Jul 04 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo missed training with Manchester United on Monday due to "family reasons", just days after the Portugal …

Formula One salutes FIA and 'halo' for saving two lives at Silverstone

Jul 04 2022

In a season of technical strife and tension, Formula One united on Monday and saluted the sport's ruling body and its …

Fulham sign Palhinha from Sporting Lisbon

Jul 04 2022

Fulham signed Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha on Monday as the newly-promoted Premier League club splashed out …

Jesus wants to emulate boyhood hero Henry after sealing Arsenal move

Jul 04 2022

Gabriel Jesus has set his sights on emulating boyhood hero Thierry Henry after Arsenal signed the Manchester City …

Manchester City seal swoop for Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips

Jul 04 2022

Manchester City have signed Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips in a £45 million deal ($53 million), the Premier League …

Five things to watch out for on the Tour de France

Jul 04 2022

The Tour de France gets back underway Tuesday after a successful three days in Denmark with a series of testing stages …

Arsenal sign Gabriel Jesus from Man City

Jul 04 2022

Arsenal have completed the signing of Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus for a fee of around £45 million ($54 …

England flanker Curry out of Australia series with concussion

Jul 04 2022

England loose forward Tom Curry was on Monday ruled out of the final two Tests against Australia after being concussed …

Patient Pujara gives India the edge in England finale

Jul 04 2022

Cheteshwar Pujara's typically gritty fifty left England facing a tough chase to beat India in the Covid-delayed fifth …

Kyrgios eyes Wimbledon quarters as Nadal picks up the pace

Jul 04 2022

Nick Kyrgios is back in action at Wimbledon on Monday after his dramatic victory against Stefanos Tsitispas as he closes …

Poston completes wire-to-wire win at PGA John Deere Classic

Jul 03 2022

J.T. Poston became the first wire-to-wire winner at the John Deere Classic in 30 years on Sunday to capture his second …

Djokovic in 13th Wimbledon quarter-final as Federer eyes 'one more time'

Jul 03 2022

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reached his 13th Wimbledon quarter-final on Sunday as injury-stricken rival Roger …

Wimbledon Day 7 - Who said what

Jul 03 2022

Who said what at Wimbledon on Sunday, the seventh day of the 2022 championships at the All England Club:

West Indies ease to T20 victory over Bangladesh

Jul 03 2022

Contrasting half-centuries by Rovman Powell and Brandon King highlighted a formidable West Indies batting effort on the …

Djokovic into 13th Wimbledon quarter-final despite blip

Jul 03 2022

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame a mid-match blip to defeat Dutch wild card Tim van Rijthoven and reach his …

Climate activists stage protest at British Grand Prix

Jul 03 2022

Climate activists invaded the circuit at Silverstone on Sunday shortly after the British Grand Prix was red-flagged …

Alcaraz defeat clears way for Djokovic at Wimbledon as Federer eyes return

Jul 03 2022

Novak Djokovic's path to a seventh Wimbledon title opened up on Sunday when Carlos Alcaraz was dumped out by Jannik …

Jabeur fends off Mertens to reach Wimbledon quarters

Jul 03 2022

World number two Ons Jabeur reached her second consecutive Wimbledon quarter-final on Sunday, beating Elise Mertens 7-6 …

China secure diving sweep at World Championships

Jul 03 2022

China wrapped up a clean sweep of diving gold medals at the World Aquatics Championships on Sunday as Yang Jian …

Silverstone crash victim Zhou pays tribute to halo for saving his life

Jul 03 2022

Zhou Guanyu said the halo safety device "saved me today" after he escaped uninjured from the horror multi-car smash at …

Hamilton salutes home crowd and Mercedes team  

Jul 03 2022

Lewis Hamilton saluted his home crowd and his Mercedes team on Sunday after claiming a record 13th podium finish at the …

New Zealand's McLaughlin wins IndyCar Mid-Ohio title

Jul 03 2022

New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin held off Spain's Alex Palou over the final laps to win Sunday's Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio for …

Sinner stuns Alcaraz to reach first Wimbledon quarter-final

Jul 03 2022

Italy's Jannik Sinner stunned Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time …

Sainz claims maiden F1 win in epic British Grand Prix

Jul 03 2022

Carlos Sainz claimed his first Formula One victory in his 150th race on Sunday when he drove his Ferrari to a …

Goffin in Wimbledon quarter-finals after longest match

Jul 03 2022

Belgium's David Goffin defeated Frances Tiafoe of the United States in the longest match at this year's Wimbledon on …

Norrie asks British crowd to turn up the volume at Wimbledon

Jul 03 2022

Cameron Norrie pleaded for fans to ramp up support as he became the last British player left standing at Wimbledon …

Sainz wins, but Ferrari tactics in the dock again

Jul 03 2022

A beaming Carlos Sainz claimed his first Formula One victory in a spectacular triumph in the British Grand Prix on …