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Family fighting spirit helps Caroline Wozniacki battle back from the brink

Caroline Wozniacki credited her competitive family for the fighting spirit that helped her recover from a seemingly impossible position against Jana Fett in the second round of the Australian Open.

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The incident happened at Mount Maunganui

West Indies Under-19s hit the headlines again

West Indies were involved in another controversial dismissal at an Under-19 World Cup on Wednesday.

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Cricketer Alex Hepburn has appeared at Worcester Crown Court charged with two counts of rape.

Cricketer appears in court charged with rape

A professional cricketer has appeared in court to deny accusations he raped a woman.

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Elina Svitolina had an unusual experience with a snake at the Australian Open

Slippery situation has Svitolina in knots

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina did not enjoy being introduced to a snake as part of an interview with a TV station at the Australian Open.

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Glasgow Rocks basketball player and Great Britain captain Kieron Achara (left) will play at the Commonwealth Games in Australia (Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/PA Images)

Kieron Achara to lead Team Scotland’s basketball team at Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland have confirmed a further 19 athletes to their 2018 Commonwealth Games squad – including 12 basketball players led by Great Britain captain Kieron Achara and Glasgow Rocks veteran Gareth Murray.

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Eddie Jones has signed a contract extension as England head coach

England extend Eddie Jones’ contract

England have extended Eddie Jones’ reign as head coach by a further two years as part of their succession planning for his eventual replacement.

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Jamie Murray, pictured left. and Bruno Soares battled into the second round in Melbourne

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares reach round two

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares survived a tricky first-round encounter in the men’s doubles at the Australian Open.

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Ben Stokes is to resume his England career

Ben Stokes to resume England career next month

Ben Stokes is to resume his international career after being charged for affray and is due to rejoin the team next month in New Zealand.

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Jose Mourinho is close to agreeing a new deal at Manchester United

Mourinho close to agreeing new deal with United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is close to agreeing a new deal with the club, Press Association Sport understands.

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Newcastle owner Mike Ashley (centre) and managing director Lee Charnley (right) in the stands at St James? Park (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Newcastle remains up for sale despite collapse of talks

Newcastle remains up for sale despite the collapse of talks with Amanda Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners.

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File photo dated 31-12-2017 of Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi who has signed a contract extension until 2022, the club have announced. (Steven Paston/PA Wire)

Nicolas Otamendi signs new Manchester City deal

Defender Nicolas Otamendi has extended his contract with Manchester City until 2022, the Premier League club has announced.

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Grigor Dimitrov came through in five sets

Grigor Dimitrov comes through Australian Open rollercoaster

Grigor Dimitrov survived an almighty scare against American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald to reach the third round of the Australian Open.

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Rob Baxter could be in the frame

Who are the likely contenders to succeed Eddie Jones as England head coach?

Eddie Jones’ two-year contract extension as England head coach means he will now leave the position in 2021.

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Laura Robson has spoken of her horror at being caught up in the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Robson ‘really, really lucky’ to escape Vegas shooting

Laura Robson said she got “really, really lucky” as she talked about being caught up in October’s mass shooting in Las Vegas for the first time.

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Rafael Nadal continued his progress in Melbourne

Rafael Nadal battles into round three

Rafael Nadal withstood a spirited performance from Leonardo Mayer to reach the third round of the Australian Open.

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Kyle Edmund celebrates his second-round win

Mum’s the word as Kyle Edmund strikes it hot at Australian Open

Kyle Edmund’s mum makes sure he is always ready for the sun and the Yorkshireman is showing form as hot as the Melbourne summer at the Australian Open.

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Andy Murray

Murray compares family lunch to a five-set match in the heat

Recuperating Andy Murray has been spending time with his mother Down Under as he recovers from a hip operation.

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Mike Ashley has believed to have ended takeover talks

Newcastle takeover talks appear to be over

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has ended takeover talks with prospective buyer Amanda Staveley, Press Association Sport understands.

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Kelechi Iheanacho made history after his goal was awarded with the use of VAR technology

Leicester in historic first as Iheanacho awarded goal via VAR decision

Leicester made history as Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player in English football to score a goal via a video assistant referee decision on Tuesday night.

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Jonny Bairstow brushed aside questions about Australia's post-Ashes celebrations (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Bairstow: England’s one-day win not down to Australian Ashes party

Jonny Bairstow laughed off suggestions England’s winning start to the one-day series was down to an Australian Ashes hangover.

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