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Eoin Morgan concentrates exclusively on leading England to 2019 World Cup

Eoin Morgan has forsaken his Test career as he instead concentrates all international ambition exclusively on leading England to the 2019 World Cup.

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UK Sport chairman Rod Carr defends investment in medal pursuit

UK Sport chairman Rod Carr has defended the funding agency's high-performance remit and described as "highly questionable" research which said three in four Britons would prefer Government money going to improving grassroots sport above the pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic medals.

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Europa League tie with FC Rostov 'a bad draw in every aspect' - Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has described Manchester United's Europa League pairing with FC Rostov as "a bad draw in every aspect".

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Ranieri sacking 'shameful', says chairman of Leicester City Supporters' Club

Leicester City Supporters' Club chairman Cliff Ginnetta has called Claudio Ranieri's sacking "shameful and embarrassing".

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Wembley clash can be a defining moment for EFL Cup rivals

Manchester United v Southampton - Jose Mourinho's well-drilled machine versus the constantly regenerating upstarts.

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Fernando Alonso reveals Mercedes talks

Double world champion Fernando Alonso has revealed he staged talks with Mercedes over the possibility of replacing Nico Rosberg.

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Lewis Hamilton confident of regaining world title

A confident Lewis Hamilton has claimed he is in the best shape of his career and vowed to regain his Formula One world title.

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Ryan Giggs remembers stand-out Marcus Rashford a year on from his Man Utd debut

Ryan Giggs likes watching "exciting prospect" Marcus Rashford as much as he used to enjoy coaching him, with Saturday marking a year since the teenager's whirlwind Manchester United debut.

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Pat Perez predicts Tiger Woods will not play again

American golfer Pat Perez believes Tiger Woods will not play again after being forced to pull out of last month's Dubai Desert Classic with back spasms.

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IAAF permits three Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag

Three Russian athletes have been declared eligible to compete internationally under a neutral flag by the IAAF's Doping Review Board, the governing body has announced.

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Mike Catt's return to Twickenham with Italy adds spice to Six Nations clash

Mike Brown will welcome Mike Catt back to Twickenham despite knowing that England's former skills coach might still hold some key inside information on the RBS 6 Nations champions.

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Olympian Max Whitlock reveals the Queen is a fan of gymnastics

The Queen loves watching gymnastics, according to Olympic star Max Whitlock who was appointed an MBE for his services to the sport.

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Lewis Hamilton not missing Nico Rosberg as he looks to new season with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he will not miss Nico Rosberg and has drawn a line under last season's championship defeat to his long-term rival.

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Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie nearly turned to Sir Chris Hoy's pedal power

Sir Ben Ainslie contemplated calling on Sir Chris Hoy for help in his bid to win Great Britain's first America's Cup in 166 years.

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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 finals as e-Sports' rise continues

BT Sport has agreed a deal with EA Sports to broadcast people playing FIFA 17, the UK's most popular video game, for the first time on British and Irish television.

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Lutalo Muhammad using Rio 'tough pill' to fuel Tokyo Olympics gold mission

Lutalo Muhammad will never forget the agony of the last-second defeat that cost him Olympic taekwondo gold but has no doubt his story can have a fairytale ending in Tokyo.

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David Haye calls for protective barrier to prevent another Tony Bellew brawl

David Haye has demanded a protective barrier to be kept between him and Tony Bellew until they fight next Saturday.

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Mourinho expects United duo Mkhitaryan and Carrick to miss EFL Cup final

Jose Mourinho expects influential Manchester United duo Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Michael Carrick to miss the EFL Cup final through injury.

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Jaco Van Zyl hoping to end wait for European Tour win at Joburg Open

South Africa's Jaco Van Zyl feels he is finally ready to win on the European Tour ahead of this week's Joburg Open.

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Manchester United secure Europa League progress against St Etienne at a cost

Manchester United secured Europa League progress at a cost, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan limping off shortly after opening the scoring against St Etienne to put his EFL Cup final hopes in jeopardy.

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