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European Champions Cup: Leicester 54-29 Castres

European Champions Cup Pool 4 Leicester (35) 54 Tries: May 2, Youngs, Veainu 3, Malouf Cons: G Ford 4 Pens: G Ford 3 Castres (3) 29 Try: Tulou, Smith 3 Con: Kockott 3 Pen: Kockott Leicester got their Champions Cup campaign back on track with a dazzling

World Championship 2017: Ronnie O’Sullivan to play Kyren Wilson in final

Ronnie O’Sullivan will face fellow Englishman Kyren Wilson in the final of the English Open in Barnsley. Wilson saw off Switzerland’s Alexander Ursenbacher 6-3 before five-time world champion O’Sullivan beat Scot Anthony McGill 6-4 in the second

World Series: Houston Astros beat New York Yankees & will face LA Dodgers

The Houston Astros will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series after they pipped the New York Yankees to the American League title with a 4-0 success on Saturday. The Astros had led the best-of-seven

Lewis Hamilton on pole for United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the United States Grand Prix and will have title rival Sebastian Vettel alongside him on the front row. Hamilton beat Vettel by 0.239 seconds as the German rescued his day with

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd attitude at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said their attitude in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly match. Huddersfield took a two-goal lead in the first half, before Marcus Rashford’s late consolation goal. United’s first loss of

Women’s Ashes: Australia beat England in opening ODI as Alex Blackwell stars

Women’s Ashes: First one-day international, Brisbane (Allan Border Field) England 228-9 (50 overs): Winfield 48, Sciver 36, Gardner 3-47 Australia 231-8 (49.1 overs): Blackwell 67*, Villani 38, Hartley 2-40 Australia won by two wickets; lead multi-format series 2-0 on

World Cup: Japan beats Australia to qualify for Russia 2018

With one ferocious sweep of his right foot, Yusuke Ideguchi booked Japan’s place at the World Cup in Russia next year. Cutting in from the left, the 21-year-old curled a rasping shot into the top corner to

Has Neymar’s record-breaking deal changed football or is it a one-off?

Gone are the days when footballers were sold for a bagful of kit, as was the price of former Liverpool star John Barnes when he joined English side Watford in 1981. Football transfers are now, more often

Judo star Sumiya Dorjsuren sends Mongolia into meltdown

Mongolia’s newest hero pounded her chest and jumped for joy. It had been an agonizing contest — with over eight minutes of golden score, two times longer than a regulation match — between two of the world’s

Unbeatable Teddy Riner wins ninth consecutive world title

Imagine you’ve reigned supreme in a sport for approaching a decade, winning 128 successive matches on the way to securing a record eight world titles. What could there possibly be left to achieve? In the case of