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Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship title after stunning final round

Sweden’s Alex Noren overturned a seven-shot deficit with a stunning final round of 62 to win his fifth European Tour title in 11 months in the BMW PGA Championship.

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Victoria Thornley takes gold in European Championships

Victoria Thornley took single sculls gold for Great Britain at the European Rowing Championships in Racice, Czech Republic.

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Crane and Dawson help Hampshire defeat Somerset in three days

Spinners Mason Crane and Liam Dawson shared nine wickets as Hampshire romped to a three-day victory over Somerset at Taunton.


Nowell sets off on latest adventure after sealing Premiership win

Jack Nowell woke up as an Aviva Premiership title winner on Sunday – and then caught a taxi from Devon to London for the start of another great rugby adventure.

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Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 ends early with engine failure

Fernando Alonso’s decision to temporarily ditch Formula One failed to pay dividends as engine failure forced him out of a crash-disrupted Indianapolis 500.

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Northamptonshire’s Richard Levi taken to hospital after being hit on head

Northamptonshire’s Richard Levi has been taken to hospital after being hit on the head while batting.

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Wenger buoyed by FA Cup victory as Arsenal set to decide his future

Arsene Wenger insists he will head into Tuesday’s board meeting to discuss his Arsenal future perfectly equipped with all he needs to secure a new contract – namely a replay of Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup final win over 10-man Chelsea.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent not sure about Manchester United return

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent admits he does not know if the Swede will be back at Manchester United next season and says there have been plenty of offers for the prolific forward.

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Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix to stretch overall lead

Sebastian Vettel has won the Monaco Grand Prix to extend his lead over Lewis Hamilton in the championship to 25 points.

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Blackpool win League Two promotion play-off despite off-field distractions

Brad Potts and Mark Cullen fired Blackpool to the unlikeliest of promotions as they beat Exeter 2-1 at Wembley.

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Eddie Jones hopeful injured England duo will be fit to tour Argentina

England boss Eddie Jones says he is hopeful that Alex Lozowski and Sam Underhill will be fit to tour Argentina after going off injured during a 28-14 victory over the Barbarians.

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England beat Barbarians but lose Lozowski and Underhill to injury

England triumphed in their final workout before next month’s Argentina tour – but not before the Barbarians gave them a thorough examination at Twickenham.

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Ferrari have given Vettel preferential treatment, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton believes Sebastian Vettel’s victory at the Monaco Grand Prix has provided the clearest indicator yet that his championship rival is being afforded preferential treatment by Ferrari.

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Paris conditions get better of Evans as he bows out in first round

Dan Evans had to leave the court to be sick during his first-round loss to Tommy Robredo at the French Open.

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England rest trio ahead of Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh

England will rest Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali as injury precautions in the final Royal London Series match against South Africa – and have brought Steven Finn, Toby Roland-Jones and Liam Dawson into their squad.

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If I have to leave Chelsea then Atletico Madrid are only club for me, says Costa

Diego Costa says Atletico Madrid are the only club he would join if Chelsea decide to sell him this summer, but insists he is not looking to leave the Premier League champions.

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Francesco Totti makes final Roma appearance after 24 years with club

Francesco Totti called time on his 24-year career as a Roma player with a well-timed substitute appearance that inspired the Giallorossi to beat Genoa 3-2.

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Brook facing more surgery after suffering broken eye socket in title loss

Kell Brook’s heartache in losing his IBF welterweight title in his home city of Sheffield has been compounded by the news he is facing another operation to repair a broken eye socket.

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Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Cesc Fabregas has questioned why he was dropped for Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to his old side Arsenal.

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Kell Brook loses IBF welterweight title in epic clash with Errol Spence Jr

Kell Brook put in a valiant display but surrendered his IBF welterweight title following an 11th-round stoppage defeat to Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane.

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