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England claim Hockey World League bronze with victory against Malaysia

England secured a third-place finish in the Hockey World League with a 4-1 victory against Malaysia on Sunday.

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Valentino Rossi snatches his first MotoGP win in over a year

Valentino Rossi edged out compatriot Danilo Petrucci in a thrilling battle to claim his first MotoGP win in over a year in Assen on Sunday.

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Great Britain pipped to bronze by France in Lille

Great Britain missed out on a bronze medal by a single point at the European Athletics Team Championships in Lille.

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All Blacks boss Hansen hits the airwaves to slam ‘desperate’ Warren Gatland

Steve Hansen has reacted angrily to Warren Gatland’s demand that referees clamp down on New Zealand’s “dangerous” targeting of Conor Murray by phoning a radio station to call him “desperate”.

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Debutant Dawid Malan stars as England beat South Africa to win Twenty20 series

England claimed the NatWest International Twenty20 Series with a 19-run victory over South Africa in Cardiff.

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Lizzie Deignan claims fourth National Road Race title

Lizzie Deignan overhauled long-time leader Elinor Barker in the final stages to claim her fourth National Road Race title on the Isle of Man on Sunday.

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Lions coach Warren Gatland wants clampdown on All Blacks’ ‘dangerous’ play

Warren Gatland will ask the referees to clamp down on the All Blacks’ “dangerous” harassment of Conor Murray’s kicking game.

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Andres Romero wins first title in nine years in Munich

Andres Romero held off the challenge of Masters champion Sergio Garcia and England’s Richard Bland to win his first title in nine years at the BMW International Open.

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Lions’ Jonathan Joseph: I could slot onto the wing if needed

Jonathan Joseph has insisted he would be “comfortable” on the wing in the British and Irish Lions’ Test series.

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Eoin Morgan defends decision to sit out T20 series decider against South Africa

England captain Eoin Morgan has defended his decision to miss the NatWest International Twenty20 Series decider against South Africa.

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Roger Federer sees off Alexander Zverev to land ninth Gerry Weber Open title

Roger Federer brushed aside the challenge of rising star Alexander Zverev to clinch his ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle.

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Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Queen’s final

Feliciano Lopez completed the perfect preparation for Wimbledon by beating world number seven Marin Cilic to win the Aegon Championships at Queen’s.

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Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot on play-off hole to win Travelers Championship

Jordan Spieth survived a play-off showdown with Daniel Berger to record a wire-to-wire victory at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut.

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Great Day for Ryan as Riga win over Stephen Maguire ends wait for ranking title

Welshman Ryan Day landed the first ranking title of his career by overcoming Stephen Maguire at the Kaspersky Riga Masters.

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Steve Cummings puts injury behind him by completing a rare double on Isle of Man

Steve Cummings became the first man in a decade to do the time trial and road race double at the HSBC UK National Road Championships on the Isle of Man.

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Murray brothers ‘might have a go in the doubles one day’ at Wimbledon

Jamie Murray has told younger brother Andy he will have to wait his turn if wants to team up at Wimbledon after Jamie won the Aegon Championships doubles title with Bruno Soares.

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Petra Kvitova proud of ‘fairy tale’ Aegon Classic title success at Birmingham

Petra Kvitova described winning the Aegon Classic title as “a fairy tale” just six months after a career-threatening stabbing incident at her home.

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Hamilton brands Vettel a ‘disgrace’ during incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has accused Sebastian Vettel of acting like a “disgrace” after he was deemed to have deliberately crashed into his title rival during a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Mario Balotelli signs new deal with Nice

Mario Balotelli has signed a new one-year contract with Nice.

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Watford sign midfielder Will Hughes from Derby

Watford have announced the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Will Hughes.

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