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Johanna Konta fights back to reach Miami Open semi-finals

British number one Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to beat Simona Halep 3-6 7-6 (9/7) 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals.

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Mixed emotions for Pavey after upgrade to 2007 world 10,000m bronze

Jo Pavey was thrilled after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships - but said the news left a "bittersweet" feeling.

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WADA president wants early call on Russia's participation at 2018 Winter Games

World Anti-Doping Agency president Sir Craig Reedie has called for a decision to be made on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the earliest moment.

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Lord Ouseley urges PL boss to show more 'leadership' on BAME manager issue

Anti-racism campaigner Lord Ouseley has called on Premier League boss Richard Scudamore to show more leadership in the effort to increase the number of football managers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms

Maria Sharapova said she fought for the truth so she can end her career on her terms.

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Deschamps backs TV replays despite decisions going against France in Spain loss

France coach Didier Deschamps believes the use of TV replays will prove the "evolution of football" after watching his side lose 2-0 against Spain at the Stade de France, where the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into play for two key goal decisions.

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Sale winger Denny Solomona wants to play for England after switching codes

Denny Solomona has his sights on an England place following his controversial switch to rugby union.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Roger Federer's impressive start to the 2017 campaign continued as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 7-6 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.

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Leon Smith: Andy Murray could be feeling effects of quest to get to number one

Leon Smith believes Andy Murray could be paying the price of his efforts to get to world number one.

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Jeff Astle's family urge PFA chief Gordon Taylor to quit over brain injury issue

Jeff Astle's daughter and widow have called for Gordon Taylor to quit as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after accusing the union of letting down the late West Brom and England striker.

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ECB chairman rallies support for T20 shift at Lord's meeting

Colin Graves is calling on English cricket to embrace a "ground-breaking opportunity" to ensure a new city-based Twenty20 tournament becomes reality.

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UK Sport 'concerns' over Jess Varnish affair add to British Cycling's troubles

Elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling's board it has "serious concerns" about its handling of allegations against ex-technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case.

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Johanna Konta remaining grounded as she eyes up Miami Open semi-finals

Johanna Konta knows she has a tough task in front of her as she aims to make the Miami Open semi-finals.

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India retain ICC's Test mace after series win over Australia

India's thrilling series win over Australia has ensured Virat Kohli's team retain the International Cricket Council's Test mace.

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Dustin Johnson skips Houston Open to focus on Masters

World number one Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open in order to rest ahead of the Masters.

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New city-based Twenty20 tournament takes giant stride closer

English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament is a giant stride closer after counties supplied the mandate necessary to "trigger" a postal vote for constitutional change.

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Joe Root wants new Twenty20 tournament to be shown on terrestrial television

England Test captain Joe Root believes the exposure of English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament on free-to-air television is vital for its success.

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Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas approved by NFL's owners

Las Vegas will be home to an NFL franchise after the league's 32 owners approved the relocation of the Oakland Raiders.

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Roger Federer's hot streak continues as he beats Juan Martin del Potro in Miami

Roger Federer's brilliant start to 2017 continued with an impressive win over Juan Martin del Potro in Miami.

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Wiggins calls Brailsford's marginal gains mantra 'a load of rubbish'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has dismissed the marginal gains process at the centre of British Cycling's success under Sir Dave Brailsford as "a load of rubbish".

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