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Jordan Spieth takes early clubhouse lead in Connecticut

A birdie on the last hole saw Jordan Spieth take sole possession of the early clubhouse lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

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Celtic to open Scottish Premiership title defence against Hearts

Brendan Rodgers’ rampant Celtic squad will kick-off their quest for a seventh straight Scottish Premiership title against Hearts on Saturday, August 5.

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Goalkeeping coach considering wrongful dismissal claim against Huddersfield

Huddersfield goalkeeping coach Nick Colgan is considering legal action against the newly-promoted Premier League club after being sacked.

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Robin McBryde hails his players as Wales overcome sickness bug to beat Samoa

Wales head coach Robin McBryde was full of praise for his players after they overcame a brutal sickness bug to seal a 19-17 victory over Samoa.

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Kieran Read expects Lions to be at ‘top of their powers’ for All Blacks clash

New Zealand captain Kieran Read expects to face a team “at the top of their powers” in Saturday’s British and Irish Lions first Test showdown.

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Steffan Evans late try snatches win for Wales over Samoa

Steffan Evans’ late try snatched a dramatic 19-17 win for Wales against Samoa in Apia.

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Liverpool sign winger Mohamed Salah from Roma

Liverpool have finally kick-started their summer recruitment drive in earnest after completing a deal for Roma winger Mohamed Salah.

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Ireland skipper Rhys Ruddock backs Peter O’Mahony to excel with Lions

Rhys Ruddock has backed British and Irish Lions captain Peter O’Mahony to make a big impact against New Zealand in Saturday’s opening Test at Eden Park.

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Three and easy for England Under-21s as they make Euro 2017 semi-finals

England Under-21s cruised into the semi finals of Euro 2017 after dismantling hosts Poland.

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New Zealand v British and Irish Lions talking points

The eagerly-awaited Test series between world champions New Zealand and the British and Irish Lions kicks off in Auckland on Saturday.

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Ed Warner expects athletes to ‘understand’ if their world records are erased

UK Athletics chief Ed Warner believes athletes like Paula Radcliffe “understand the greater good” as he gave his conditional support to the proposal to erase all world records set before 2005.

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Henry Blofeld to retire from TMS commentary job

Commentator Henry Blofeld has announced he will retire from his role with BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special in September, calling himself “the last of the old farts”.

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Yorkshire sign Australia batsman Shaun Marsh for T20 Blast

Yorkshire have found a replacement for Travis Head after signing fellow Australian Shaun Marsh for this summer’s NatWest T20 Blast.

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Blow for Australia as Johnathan Thurston ruled out of World Cup

Australia star Johnathan Thurston will miss the Rugby League World Cup after a shoulder injury ruled him out of next month’s State of Origin decider and effectively ended his Queensland career.

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I was never offered triamcinolone by Team Sky, says Chris Froome

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has said he was never offered triamcinolone by Team Sky.


England beat Canada to qualify for World Cup

England secured qualification to the 2018 World Cup after coming from behind to beat Canada 4-2.

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Los Angeles Lakers will hope they have picked new magic man in Lonzo Ball

The Los Angeles Lakers landed their first-choice player from this year’s NBA draft class as highly-rated college prospect Lonzo Ball joined his hometown franchise.

British and Irish Lions Training Session and Press Conference ? QBE Stadium

John Spencer incident will not affect Lions on tour – Rob Howley

The British and Irish Lions will not revise their interactions with fans after tour manager John Spencer was abused and assaulted in an Auckland restaurant.

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Roger Federer resting before bidding for record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer may only have played a handful of matches in preparation but the king of grass might still be ready to claim a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title.

10 players to watch at Wimbledon

10 players to watch at Wimbledon

Andy Murray defends his Wimbledon crown while Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are looking for their second grand slam titles of the year.

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