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Wales flanker Dan Lydiate doubtful for Six Nations campaign

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is a doubt for the 2017 RBS 6 Nations after suffering knee ligament damage.

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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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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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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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Woods takes positives from return after fading following flying start

Tiger Woods had mixed fortunes as he began his long-awaited comeback at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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Russia making progress but IAAF ban stays in place

Russia's ban from global athletics will continue until at least February.

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Six tennis players amongst those arrested on suspicion of match-fixing

Thirty-four people, including six tennis players, have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of match-fixing.

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Johanna Konta splits from Spanish coach Esteban Carril

Johanna Konta has split from Spanish coach Esteban Carril.

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Cage fighter Conor McGregor moves step closer to possible Floyd Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing licence and is said to be pursuing a "high-level opponent".

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Wiggins remains on British Cycling Olympic podium programme as he ponders future

Sir Bradley Wiggins has been retained on the British Cycling Olympic podium programme as he continues to mull over his competitive future in the sport.

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Tony Bellew 'disgusted' as David Haye throws first punch in big fight build-up

Tony Bellew has expressed "disgust" at both the punch David Haye threw at him and the "distasteful" comments he made at their heated press conference on Wednesday.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan calls for 'quality over quantity' in snooker tournaments

Ronnie O'Sullivan claims the current format of 128-player tournaments is "anarchy" and preventing investment from China.

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IAAF meets to vote on sweeping reforms as Russia continues to cast a shadow

World athletics chiefs will be told Russia has made almost no progress with the reforms needed before its athletes can compete internationally again when the head of the IAAF taskforce gives an update on Thursday.

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