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Townsend hopes to 'silence critics' (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 11:45 pm
Andros Townsend hopes he has "silenced his critics" after his equaliser earned England a 1-1 friendly draw in Italy.
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Wednesday's gossip column (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:57 pm
Arsenal's Cazorla going nowhere but Dybala wants to join, Foster backs Myhill, Townsend responds to Merson, plus more.
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Real to sign £23m Danilo from Porto (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:33 pm
Real Madrid agree to sign Porto defender Danilo for £23m on a six-year deal in the summer.
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Cape Verde stun Portugal (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:31 pm
A Portugal side missing Cristiano Ronaldo were stunned 2-0 by African islanders Cape Verde in Estoril in the most eye-catching result of Tuesday night’s friendlies.
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Turin talking points (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:31 pm
Andros Townsend struck a superb equaliser 11 minutes from time to secure England a 1-1 draw in their Tuesday-night friendly with Italy. We take a look at the major talking points from the match...
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Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde Islands (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:21 pm
Portugal rest captain Cristiano Ronaldo and suffer a shock defeat at home to African side Cape Verde Islands.
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Hart: We should have won (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:21 pm
Goalkeeper Joe Hart was disappointed with England’s 1-1 draw in Turin and felt Italy were there for the taking.
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Real sign Porto's Danilo (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:16 pm
​European champions Real Madrid have completed the signing of Brazil international right-back Danilo from Porto on a six-year deal.
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Hodgson happy with Italy draw (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:10 pm
England manager Roy Hodgson said he was “satisfied” as his side came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw with Italy in a friendly international in Turin on Tuesday night.
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Dartford 1-1 Gateshead (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:59 pm
Tom Allan's first professional goal earns Gateshead a draw - but a point does little for them or struggling Dartford.
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Townsend: I've silenced critics (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:55 pm
Andros Townsend was delighted to repay Roy Hodgson's faith with the equalising goal as England drew in Italy on Tuesday.
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Israel 0-1 Belgium (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:54 pm
Belgium knock Wales off top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group with a narrow win over Israel.
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Netherlands 2-0 Spain (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:45 pm
Netherlands score twice in the first 16 minutes to register a comfortable 2-0 friendly victory over Spain in Amsterdam.
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Bradford City 0-1 Chesterfield (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:37 pm
Byron Harrison scores his first goal for Chesterfield to take them into the play-off places with a win over Bradford City.
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How England rated against Italy (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:28 pm
Who "often looks clumsy"? Who "gave England direction"? Read Phil McNulty's ratings for the 1-1 draw against Italy.

Rugby Union

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Wasps' Hughes banned for North blow (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:07 pm
Wasps forward Nathan Hughes is banned for three weeks for "striking with the knee and/or shin" against Northampton.
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Hughes banned for three weeks (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 8:26 pm
Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes has been hit with a three-week ban after being found guilty of striking George North in an Aviva Premiership clash with Northampton Saints.
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Ireland lose injured Olding (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 6:15 pm
Ulster and Ireland centre Stuart Olding has been ruled out of the World Cup after suffering a knee injury which will keep him out of action for nine months.
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Ulster's Olding out for nine months (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 4:41 pm
Stuart Olding is out for up to nine months after suffering a knee injury against Cardiff, ending his World Cup hopes.
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Cross loses beard for charity (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:22 pm
Scotland international Geoff Cross has completed his year-long beard-growing fund-raiser after it was shaved off at London Irish’s training ground.
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Scots to prepare in France (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:11 pm
Scotland have confirmed they will prepare for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup at a training camp in the French Pyrenees.
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Ford: England stars will shine (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 2:56 pm
Bath coach Mike Ford is relishing the prospect of having his England stars back for Saturday's European Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster in Dublin.
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Launchbury nears Wasps return (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 2:06 pm
Wasps have confirmed lock Joe Launchbury is expected to return to action at the end of the month following neck surgery.
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Wasps eye April return for Launchbury (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 1:54 pm
Wasps hope that England lock forward Joe Launchbury could be fit to return for this season's final few Premiership games.
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Steyn banned for five weeks (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 1:26 pm
South Africa three-quarter Francois Steyn has been banned for five weeks for a tip-tackle on All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden during a Super Rugby game.
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North to see neurosurgeon for checks (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 12:24 pm
George North will see a consultant neurosurgeon to help Northampton Saints assess when the Wales wing can return.
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Sinfield to make rugby union switch (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 11:43 am
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is to end his rugby league career and join union side Yorkshire Carnegie at the end of the season.
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VIDEO: Six famous rugby cross-code converts (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 11:35 am
BBC Sport looks at six famous cross-code converts.
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Sinfield to switch codes (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 11:05 am
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is to leave the club at the end of the season and cross codes to join Yorkshire Carnegie on an 18-month contract.
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Blair agrees Glasgow switch (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:40 am
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed veteran Mike Blair will join Glasgow Warriors for the 2015/2016 season.


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Shiras: Right mix for Murray (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:41 pm
Andy Murray expertly mastered the big-serving Kevin Anderson as he claimed his 500th ATP Tour win in Miami, said Leif Shiras.
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Murray reaches 500 career wins (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:13 pm
Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.
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To the moon & back: Murray's 500 wins (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:08 pm
Andy Murray has won 500 matches - but how many times has he gone round the earth & how many sweatbands has he used?
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VIDEO: Teenage Murray's Wimbledon debut (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 9:03 pm
Watch a video of an 18-year-old Andy Murray winning his first senior match at Wimbledon in 2005 - and meeting the media after.
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Murray completes 500 in Miami (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 8:41 pm
Andy Murray claimed his 500th win on the ATP Tour as he advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open with a hard-fought victory over Kevin Anderson.
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Murray 'key to producing new talent' (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:02 pm
Andy Murray's success is a key component in the development of future British tennis stars, says LTA chief executive Michael Downey.
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Miami Open - live scores (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:00 pm
Follow the latest scores from the ATP and WTA competitions on day seven of the Miami Open.
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Watch the Miami Open live (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:00 pm
Sign in with your Sky ID to watch all the action from day seven of the ATP Masters tournament in Miami, live on Sky Sports 3.
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Venus beats Wozniacki in last 16 (BBC)
Updated on 30 Mar, 11:31 pm
Venus Williams beats world number five Caroline Wozniacki to stay on course for a final meeting with sister Serena in Miami.
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Djokovic on the march in Miami (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 11:19 pm
Novak Djokovic is through to the last-16 of the Miami Open after defeating Belgium’s Steve Darcis 6-0 7-5.
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Williams sisters advance (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 8:03 pm
Serena and Venus Williams advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Monday, the sisters each cruising to a straight-set triumph.
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Nishikori and Raonic advance (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 8:02 pm
Japan's Kei Nishikori took just over an hour to defeat Serbia's Viktor Troicki 6-2 6-2 to secure a fourth-round berth at the Miami Open.
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Murray's milestones (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 5:05 pm
Andy Murray recorded his 500th ATP victory as he beat Kevin Anderson in Miami, a total which takes him into an exclusive club with just eight other active players and makes him the 46th in the Open era to reach the mark - we've crunched numbers to analyse his other achievements.
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'Problems in Nadal's head' (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 2:56 pm
Barry Cowan believes it is mental rather than technical or physical issues that led to both Rafa Nadal and Stan Wawrinka exiting the Miami Open at the third round stage.
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Tuesday at the tennis (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 12:56 pm
British No 1 Andy Murray is on the brink of a personal milestone as he aims to clinch his 500th win on the ATP Tour at the Miami Open on Tuesday.




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Tiger's plane 'in Augusta' (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 5:50 pm
Speculation over the possibility of Tiger Woods playing at next week's Masters has intensified after his private jet was reportedly seen at an Augusta airport.
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Masters Legends (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 7:00 am
We continue our build up to Augusta by counting down the top ten all time Masters legends. Today, it's Tom Watson.
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Will wiser Watson win Masters again? (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 5:26 am
"I know what I need to do" - Bubba Watson is more relaxed as he defends a Masters title for the second time, writes Iain Carter.
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Also in 1996 .... (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 4:22 pm
The last official date that Tiger Woods did not appear in the world's top 100 was the September 29, 1996. Here, we take a look back at the state of sport in that week ...
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Casey back at Augusta National (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 4:20 pm
Paul Casey is back at Augusta where new Asian star Anirban Lahiri will be making his Masters debut in two weeks’ time.
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Ramsay 'overwhelmed' with victory (BBC)
Updated on 30 Mar, 12:27 pm
Richie Ramsay is thrilled to put injury problems behind him and win his first European Tour event in three years.
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Love misses Clarke meeting (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 9:44 am
Davis Love has pulled out of Tuesday's planned practice round with Darren Clarke as he requires an operation.
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Warren misses out in Masters bid (BBC)
Updated on 30 Mar, 9:15 am
Scotland's Marc Warren misses out on Masters qualification by one place after being placed 51st in the new rankings.
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Kerr ends Tour title drought (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 7:29 am
Cristie Kerr carded four straight birdies on the back nine to win her first LPGA Tour title in almost two years, at the Kia Classic.
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Woods drops out of world's top 100 (BBC)
Updated on 30 Mar, 6:25 am
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career.
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Woods out of top 100 (SKY)
Updated on 30 Mar, 6:06 am
Tiger Woods has dropped out of the top 100 in the world rankings for the first time in nearly 20 years.
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Walker wins home event in Texas (BBC)
Updated on 29 Mar, 10:37 pm
Texas-based Jimmy Walker wins his home event by four shots to continue his impressive build-up to the Masters.
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Walker stars in Texas shootout (SKY)
Updated on 29 Mar, 8:16 pm
Jimmy Walker fired a final-round 70 to complete a convincing four stroke win on home soil at the Valero Texas Open.
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Nocera holds nerve to win in Morocco (BBC)
Updated on 29 Mar, 6:40 pm
France's Gwladys Nocera holds off England's Melissa Reid and Felicity Johnson to win the Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco.
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Victory thrills Ramsay (SKY)
Updated on 29 Mar, 6:06 pm
Richie Ramsay was delighted to overcome a tough final round at the Hassan Trophee II to hold on for a narrow victory.


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Graves eyes four-day Test matches (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 5:42 pm
Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves confirms his preference for Test matches to last four days.
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Door shut in our faces - Porterfield (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 5:28 pm
Ireland's William Porterfield says the ICC's plan to cut the teams at the 2019 World Cup is "like shutting the door in their face".
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AUDIO: World cricket must expand - Porterfield (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 5:27 pm
Ireland's William Porterfield tells BBC WM that the ICC are making a mistake in cutting the number of teams at the Cricket World Cup.
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Graves wants four-day Tests (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 4:13 pm
New England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves has confirmed he will press to see Test matches shortened to four days.
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St Lucia expecting Pietersen (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 3:11 pm
St Lucia Zouks are expecting Kevin Pietersen to play for them in the Caribbean Premier League this summer.
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Replacements eyed for Siddle & Voges (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 2:23 pm
Lancashire and Middlesex will replace Peter Siddle and Adam Voges respectively after they were called into Australia's Ashes squad.
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Foxes sign O'Brien for T20 (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 1:21 pm
Leicestershire have signed Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien for the NatWest T20 Blast.
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Bears sign McCullum for T20 Blast (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 1:17 pm
Birmingham Bears, the T20 Blast champions, sign New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum for this summer's tournament.
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Birmingham Bears get McCullum (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 12:07 pm
Birmingham Bears have signed New Zealand captain and opening batsman Brendon McCullum for the defence of their T20 Blast title.
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Foxes sign up O'Brien for T20 Blast (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 11:22 am
Leicestershire add Ireland international all-rounder Kevin O'Brien to their 2015 T20 Blast squad.
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Counties lament Ashes call-ups (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:59 am
Middlesex and Lancashire are frustrated by Ashes call-ups for their respective Australia stars Adam Voges and Peter Siddle.
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Collingwood: Voges call right (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 10:29 am
Former England batsman Paul Collingwood says he is not surprised that Australia have called up 35-year-old Adam Voges for their squad to play England in the Ashes series this summer.
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Vettori ends New Zealand career (BBC)
Updated on 31 Mar, 8:16 am
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori announces his retirement from international cricket following his side's World Cup final defeat.
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Vettori ends Black Caps career (SKY)
Updated on 31 Mar, 6:23 am
New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has confirmed his retirement from international cricket.
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Australia announce Ashes squad (BBC)
Updated on 30 Mar, 11:38 pm
Adam Voges and Fawad Ahmed are included in Australia's 17-man squad to play England in this summer's Ashes.

Other Sports

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Thunder outmuscle the Bulls (SKY)
Updated on 16 Mar, 7:24 am
Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Chicago Bulls 109-100 in Sunday night's NBA action.
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Talbot starts for streaking Rangers (SKY)
Updated on 16 Mar, 7:12 am
Cam Talbot made 38 saves as the streaking New York Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 for their 14th victory in 17 games.
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Darvish faces Tommy John op (SKY)
Updated on 13 Mar, 6:14 pm
The Texas Rangers have suffered a major setback to their hopes of success in 2015 after star pitcher Yu Darvish was ruled out for the season.
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Cook applies to be Moldovan (SKY)
Updated on 27 Feb, 11:26 am
Top British taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook is seeking to change his nationality to Moldovan to ensure he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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NBA: Rose stops Warriors (SKY)
Updated on 28 Jan, 7:21 am
Derrick Rose scored 30 points as the Chicago Bulls outlasted Golden State 113-111 in overtime, snapping the Warriors' club-record home win streak at 19 games.
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Christie bounces back (SKY)
Updated on 25 Jan, 5:58 pm
Great Britain speed skater Elise Christie, who left the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in tears after being disqualified in all of her races, has won the 500m and 1500m in the Netherlands to take the overall title at the European Short Track championships.
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Gandy backs Judd for success (SKY)
Updated on 21 Jan, 2:33 pm
After more than 50 years coaching athletics it takes a lot to impress George Gandy.
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Russian race walkers banned (SKY)
Updated on 20 Jan, 5:39 pm
Five Russian race walkers, including three Olympic champions, have been handed lengthy doping bans, the country's anti-doping agency has announced.
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Vonn breaks World Cup record (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:51 pm
Lindsey Vonn claimed a record 63rd World Cup success with victory in the women's super-G at Cortina d'Ampezzo on Monday.
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UFC: McGregor KOs Siver (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 7:39 am
Conor McGregor knocked out Dennis Siver in the second round in Boston, Massachusetts.,
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UFC: 'Done deal' for McGregor (SKY)
Updated on 15 Jan, 4:06 pm
'Notorious' Conor McGregor says his world championship fight at a stadium in Dublin is "one contract signature away".
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Alarming drop in school PE (SKY)
Updated on 14 Jan, 6:22 pm
A new survey shows the Government has seen an alarming fall in PE time in schools since it came into power, with the figures casting doubts over the promises of Olympic legacy and sports participation.
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Ainslie team advancing well (SKY)
Updated on 14 Jan, 5:33 pm
Sir Ben Ainslie is confident his BAR team can bring the America’s Cup home to Britain for the first time.
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London finale for Radcliffe (SKY)
Updated on 14 Jan, 11:59 am
Paula Radcliffe will compete in her final marathon in London in April, race organisers have announced.
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Austria return for Ennis-Hill (SKY)
Updated on 13 Jan, 7:06 pm
Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to compete in her first heptathlon since striking gold in the London 2012 Olympics and becoming a mother when she heads to Austria at the end of May.