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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies 20 child sex offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell has denied 20 child sex offences.

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Tearful Jason Day withdraws in Austin to be with seriously ill mother

Defending champion Jason Day was in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in order to be with his mother as she undergoes treatment for lung cancer.

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Lukas Podolski finishes with a flourish as Germany defeat battling England

England promised much but Gareth Southgate's first match as permanent manager ended in defeat as Lukas Podolski marked his final Germany appearance with a stunning winner.

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A minute's applause to be held as tribute to Derry City skipper Ryan McBride

A minute's applause will be held prior to Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier with Norway in Belfast this weekend as a tribute to Derry City skipper Ryan McBride.

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Andy Murray set for tests on injured elbow after Miami Open withdrawal

Andy Murray is to undergo tests following his withdrawal from the Miami Open, Press Association Sport understands.

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IRFU chief feels Ireland 2023 would be a Rugby World Cup 'like no other'

Ireland is in a unique position to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, according to Irish Rugby Football Union's chief executive Philip Browne.

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Tempers flare as Kell Brook squares up to next opponent at Bramall Lane

Tempers flared between Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane on Wednesday ahead of their May 27 IBF world welterweight title fight at the stadium.

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Southgate: England must 'represent country the right way' after terror attack

England manager Gareth Southgate said the Westminster terror attack 'puts football into persepective' but it is important to represent the country in the right way against Germany in Dortmund.

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England denied match against New Zealand as All Blacks choose to play Barbarians

New Zealand will play the Barbarians at Twickenham on November 4 after the world champions opted not to face England instead.

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Burnley centre-half Michael Keane given England debut against Germany

Michael Keane was handed his England debut against Germany as manager Gareth Southgate switched to a three-man defence in Dortmund.

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Gareth Southgate: England need to take leaf out of Germany's book

Gareth Southgate has urged England to look to Germany for inspiration as they seek to rebuild their international identity.

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Rival bids Paris and Los Angeles both fixed on hosting 2024 Olympics, not 2028

Paris says "it's now or never" as it bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games - and rival Los Angeles has told the International Olympic Committee it is not prepared to wait four more years either.

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Andrew Strauss hopeful English game will soon agree on T20 franchise tournament

Andrew Strauss has high hopes that English cricket will soon agree that a Twenty20 franchise tournament can be a crucial part of his sport's future in this country.

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British Commonwealth wrestling medallist Sandhu hit with four-year doping ban

Eight-time British wrestling champion Chinu Sandhu has been given a four-year ban by UK Anti-Doping after testing positive for a steroid.

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Emotional return to Dublin for Wales manager Chris Coleman

Wales manager Chris Coleman's World Cup visit to Dublin will be full of emotion as he returns to the home city of his late father Paddy.

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Injury forces Phil Jones to pull out of England squad

Phil Jones has pulled out of the England squad after picking up an injury in training ahead of the trip to Germany.

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Leicester's Vardy reveals death threats in wake of Ranieri's departure

Jamie Vardy received death threats following Leicester's sacking of Claudio Ranieri, the England striker has revealed.

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Valtteri Bottas ready to fight Lewis Hamilton for world championship crown

Valtteri Bottas will head into Formula One's season opener still in dreamland after securing the hottest seat in the sport - but the Mercedes new boy insists he is ready to take the world championship fight to Lewis Hamilton this year.

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UK para-athletics system 'could be abused' but evidence points to fair play

A UK Athletics review into the classification of para-athletes found the system could be exploited, but no evidence of wrongdoing.

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Aljaz Bedene advances in Miami Open qualifying

Aljaz Bedene eased through to the second round of qualifying for the Miami Open with a straight-sets victory over Italy's Federico Gaio.

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