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England may be open to possibility of Eddie Jones staying beyond 2019 World Cup

England could be open to the possibility of Eddie Jones staying beyond the 2019 World Cup and are willing to look overseas once again if the Australian does step down.

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Chris Froome speaks out about the use of TUEs in cycling

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has described the rules allowing athletes to take drugs that would normally be banned under sport's anti-doping rules as "open to abuse" and in need of urgent reform.

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USA captain Davis Love insists his comments about his team were misconstrued

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love insists his comments about selecting "the best golf team, maybe ever" were misconstrued - but he will still send his players out into battle on Friday with exactly the same message.

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Europe Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke happy to accept the tag of underdogs

Captain Darren Clarke is happy to accept the tag of underdogs as Europe go in search of an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup victory.

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Islam Slimani hands Leicester victory over favourite prey Porto

Islam Slimani lived up to his nickname as gritty Leicester took control of Group G with a deserved 1-0 win over Porto.

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Durham and ECB in talks over financial future

Durham face an anxious wait to discover the extent and nature of any sanction from the England and Wales Cricket Board as the county club continues to battle financial difficulties.

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Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can 'clear his name'

Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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Players and fans to pay respects to Arnold Palmer at Ryder Cup

Players and fans will pay their respects to Arnold Palmer when the 41st Ryder Cup gets under way at Hazeltine on Friday.

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Now we have 12 players plus Bubba Watson we have the perfect team - Davis Love

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love believes he has the "perfect team" after appointing Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain - despite having overlooked him for a wild card.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of banned drug

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races - insisting the team had done nothing wrong.

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English football and third party ownership

England manager Sam Allardyce is in hot water after being caught making unguarded comments in a sting by a national newspaper.

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Football Association seeks clarification over investigation into Sam Allardyce

The Football Association is awaiting further details of conversations Sam Allardyce held with undercover reporters after the emergence of video appearing to show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of triamcinolone

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his historic win in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Tyson Fury "seeking help" because of "witch-hunt" against him - trainer

Tyson Fury's trainer has confirmed the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion is "seeking help" for issues arising over what he believes to be a "witch-hunt" against the boxer.

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Barry Hearn hopes to take Max Whitlock and gymnastics to the next level

Max Whitlock's historic double gold medal haul at Rio 2016 may have made him something of a reluctant superstar but the Essex 23-year-old insists he is ready to embrace his sport's surge in popularity.

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Rory McIlroy secures huge payday with Tour Championship and FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will head into the Ryder Cup in buoyant mood after coming through a three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title on Sunday, securing a payday of US dollars 11.5million (£8.86million) in Atlanta.

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Lewis Hamilton unsure if he will be able to reclaim momentum in title race

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he has "no idea" whether he will be able to wrestle the championship momentum back from his sole title rival Nico Rosberg.

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Heather Watson 'not feeling great' after retiring ill in China

Heather Watson knew as soon as she woke up that she had health problems after a gastrointestinal bug forced her to retire during her first-round Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open match.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins denies trying to gain an advantage with triamcinolone use

Sir Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an "unfair advantage" when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races, including his victory in the 2012 Tour de France.

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