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IPTL's money worries delay Federer comeback

Roger Federer's comeback has been delayed after it was announced he will no longer be playing in the International Premier Tennis League.

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Thomas Bjorn to captain Europe at 2018 Ryder Cup in France

Thomas Bjorn has been confirmed as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for the 2018 match in France.

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Period of mourning could put venue of fifth Test in doubt

The schedule for next week's fifth and final Test of England's tour of India appears to be in doubt following the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman in Chennai.

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I've still got so much more to achieve, says Paralympic hero Cox

The terms inspirational and role model are bandied about all too easily in sport, but Kadeena Cox is worthy of and lives up to the descriptions.

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has ICC ball-tampering hearing date set

Faf du Plessis will have an appeal against his ball-tampering sanction heard on December 19 in Dubai, the International Cricket Council has announced.

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Mercedes consider McLaren driver Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg replacement

Mercedes are considering Fernando Alonso as a replacement for retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.

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Ben Stokes helps Durham team-mate Keaton Jennings feel at home with England

Keaton Jennings is already feeling at home with England in Mumbai.

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Klay Thompson helps himself to career-best 60 points as Warriors run riot

Klay Thompson rewrote the record books with a stunning performance in the Golden State Warriors' 142-106 hammering of the Indiana Pacers.

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Pat Lam committed to Bristol even if they go down

Pat Lam will not even join Bristol as head coach until June, but has already committed his future to the Aviva Premiership relegation favourites.

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French Grand Prix returning to F1 calendar in 2018 after 10-year absence

The French Grand Prix will return to Formula One after a 10-year absence in 2018, organisers have announced.

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Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in bid to return to football

Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in his bid to return to football after failing in a challenge over his six-year ban.

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Mark Selby sets a standard Ronnie O'Sullivan can't match to win UK Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to his Crucible crown.

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Leeds considering legal action against wantaway hooker James Segeyaro

Leeds have put a £250,000 valuation on James Segeyaro and are considering legal action over his decision to renege on his contract with the club to remain in Australia.

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It's great to be back, says Woods despite low-key finish on injury return

Tiger Woods admitted there had been "some pretty dire times" during his 15-month injury absence after a closing 76 saw him finish 15th at the Hero World Challenge, 14 shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

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Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to cement his status as world number one

Mark Selby fended off a charge from Ronnie O'Sullivan to land his second Betway UK Championship title and shred any remaining doubts about his credibility as snooker's world number one.

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Non-league Barrow stun Bristol Rovers in FA Cup second round

National League side Barrow pulled off a major FA Cup second-round upset as they came from behind to win 2-1 at League One Bristol Rovers.

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Tiger Woods shows flashes of brilliance in Bahamas but remains out of contention

Tiger Woods failed to turn a brilliant start into a round which would have put him in contention at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, but there were more positives signs as he continued his competitive comeback.

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Mark Selby has Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to UK Championship glory

World number one Mark Selby will have the imposing figure of Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to Betway UK Championship glory on Sunday as both men chase landmark victories.

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Anthony Joshua challenger Eric Molina: My heart lies working with disabled kids

Anthony Joshua's next challenger Eric Molina is already preparing to return to his career as a special needs teacher, regardless of whether he wins the IBF heavyweight title.

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Billy Joe Saunders overcomes slow start to beat Artur Akavov and defend title

Billy Joe Saunders took his time before coming to life in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley.

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