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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hails Alexis Sanchez's 'killer instinct'

Arsene Wenger felt Alexis Sanchez showed the "killer instinct" of a world-class striker after he tore West Ham to shreds.

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Eddie Jones has eyes set on World Cup glory for England

England head coach Eddie Jones' sole focus is winning the 2019 World Cup as he played down the importance of a record-equalling run.

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Chelsea 'apologise profusely' to former youth player Gary Johnson

Chelsea have "apologised profusely" to former striker Gary Johnson, who was sexually abused while a youth-team player at the London club in the 1970s.

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England's prospective opening pair for fourth Test prepare to join forces

England's prospective opening pair for the fourth Test in India will join forces with a glowing endorsement for the challenges ahead from one of world cricket's most respected judges.

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Mark Selby eyes elite group in record books after reaching UK Championship final

Mark Selby will attempt to join an elite group in the record books on Sunday after reaching the Betway UK Championship final.

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New plans to tackle corruption and doping in athletics given green light

President Sebastian Coe's plan for reform for the International Association of Athletics Federation has received overwhelming backing from member countries.

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Nico Rosberg jokes he could help Lewis Hamilton learn German now he has retired

Nico Rosberg joked he could help Lewis Hamilton learn to speak German now he has retired, while Hamilton said he hoped to remain a Formula One driver for the next decade as the duo addressed Mercedes fans at the constructor's end of season event in Stuttgart.

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Football's abuse allegations - a timeline of events so far

The football world has been rocked in recent weeks by allegations of historic abuse.

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Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Eddie Jones will send England out against Australia with orders to "break them mentally and physically" in Saturday's climax to the autumn at Twickenham.

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Trevor Bayliss calls for lighter touch from ICC over on-field confrontations

England coach Trevor Bayliss fears the International Cricket Council may end up constraining his sport's most charismatic stars by taking too firm a hand with "by-play" on the pitch.

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Tiger Woods impresses with brilliant 65 on day two at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods was in impressive form on the second day of his comeback as he posted a seven-under-par 65 at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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Olympic champion Laura Kenny preparing to relearn the omnium

Laura Kenny may have won the Olympic omnium title twice, but now she feels she will have to relearn the event.

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O'Sullivan moves up a gear to beat Williams and reach UK Championship semi-final

Ronnie O'Sullivan stayed on course for a record-equalling sixth Betway UK Championship title as Mark Williams became the latest victim of his relentless march in York.

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Snooker fans blast BBC as five-hour game taken off air seven minutes before end

Angry armchair snooker fans criticised BBC coverage of the sport after a five-hour match at the UK Championship was taken off air moments before the winning balls were potted.

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Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

South Africa's Brandon Stone is looking forward to doing battle with defending champion Charl Schwartzel this weekend after firing an eagle at the last to lead by a single shot at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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6 shock sports retirements

Nico Rosberg has stunned the Formula One world by announcing his shock retirement - aged 31 and just days after sealing his maiden world championship title.

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Usain Bolt: Sebastian Coe's IAAF reform package is bold move

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has called IAAF president Sebastian Coe's reform package "bold".

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Final stage of Tour de Yorkshire is as tough as we can make it - Sir Gary Verity

Sir Gary Verity admitted organisers have made the final stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire as brutal as they dare after unveiling a challenging route on Friday.

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British Boxing Board of Control hopes Nick Blackwell will contribute to hearing

The British Boxing Board of Control hopes Nick Blackwell will contribute towards the January hearing surrounding the sparring session that risked his life.

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Tour de Yorkshire organisers unveil 'challenging' 2017 route

The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will finish with the toughest stage in the race's brief history, with organisers unveiling a challenging route on Friday.

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