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Wada tried to help Russia lift ban in May

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) proposed a compromise with Russia in May that would allow a suspension of its anti-doping agency (Rusada) to be lifted...

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Coutya wins wheelchair fencing gold

Britain's Dimitri Coutya wins gold in the men's epee category B at the Wheelchair Fencing European Championships in Terni, Italy...

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India thrash Pakistan in Asia Cup

India thrash Pakistan by eight wickets - and with 21 overs to spare - to top Group A at the Asia Cup in Dubai...

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Ronaldo sent off as Juve beat Valencia

Cristiano Ronaldo is sent off but Juventus still claim an important win at Valencia in their opening Champions League game...

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Is Raikkonen right to stay in F1? - Palmer

Is Kimi Raikkonen right to stay on in F1 at the expense of a log-jam of younger talent dreaming of a seat on the grid?...

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Wanted: Goalkeeper for FA Cup tie

Non-league side Slough Town appeal for a back-up goalkeeper on Twitter after their regular number one picks up an injury...

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Woman smashes cycling land speed record

Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at a 183.932 mph average, the take-off speed of an Airbus A340...

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Bristol City Women 0-0 Chelsea Women

A resolute Bristol City Women side hold defending champions Chelsea Women to a goalless draw in the WSL...

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Stokes & Hales in England ODI squad

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are included in England's one-day squad to tour Sri Lanka, after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute...

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England lose to Australia in Quad Series

England are beaten 52-47 by Australia in the Quad Series in their first meeting since the Commonwealth Games final...

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Nadal to miss Asian leg of ATP Tour

Rafael Nadal pulls out of next month's China Open and Shanghai Masters tournaments to allow his knee injury to recover...

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Ed Sheeran, Mumbai & e-sports - McGhee on life after Motherwell

Former Motherwell manager Mark McGhee opens up on trying to track down a music superstar, and his anger at the "biggest injustice of his life"...

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'Where's Edinburgh? Near London' - Fijian Mata is belatedly finding his way in Scotland

Viliame Mata is enjoying "running into people" in the colours of Edinburgh - even if the Fijian giant didn't know where the city was when offered a contract...

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US Open champion Osaka wins Tokyo opener

Japan's Naomi Osaka beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets at the Pan Pacific Open, her first match since winning the US Open...

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Pick your county team of the season

Who do you think should be in a county team of the season? Pick your own XI and share it with friends...

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North & South Korea agree Olympics bid

North and South Korea agree to pursue a joint bid to host the 2032 Olympics after a summit between the two nations' leaders...

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'Judo has helped me be positive'

Visually impaired judoka Elliot Stewart discuses how his sport has helped him deal with losing part of his sight...

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'Catastrophe to lift Russia doping ban'

Lifting the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada) would be "catastrophic", says doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov...

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Former Olympians brushed aside - Phelps

Michael Phelps, winner of a 23 Olympic golds, says more must be done to support Olympians after they move out of the spotlight...

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Wild hairstyles & baby dashes - get to know Champions League stars

Which player takes two hours to prepare their unique look for the oche? Meet the eight Champions League of Darts competitors...

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‘Brilliant Sturridge is a £50m player’

Daniel Sturridge will play a big part as Liverpool chase glory on multiple fronts, says former Reds defender Stephen Warnock...

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Quad Series: England face Australia for first time since Commonwealth final

Australia host England in the Quad Series for the first time since the sides met in the Commonwealth games final...

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Joshua - marks out of 10 by those closest to him

Athlete, pupil, businessman, celebrity - how is Anthony Joshua rated by his associates?...

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Champions League reaction: Liverpool win, Spurs lose & Manchester clubs in action

Build-up to tonight's Champions League action, including Manchester City v Lyon and Young Boys v Manchester United...

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Spencer banned for dangerous tackle

Leicester second row Will Spencer is banned for four weeks after being sent off for a dangerous tackle in his side's Premiership match with Wasps...

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That Peter Crouch Podcast: a football education

Prince Harry put-downs, inventing TV programme formats and beating Brooklyn Beckham at ping-pong - the strange world of Peter Crouch...

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'Liverpool hammer home their warning to Europe'

Liverpool show they are real Champions League contenders again after beating Paris St-Germain, says chief football writer Phil McNulty...

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Umpire banned for Kyrgios pep-talk

Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two tournaments for encouraging Nick Kyrgios on court during the US Open...

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Coutya wins wheelchair fencing bronze

Britain's Dimitri Coutya wins wheelchair fencing bronze at the European Championships in Terni, Italy...

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British rider Wells wins World gold

Britain's Sophie Wells wins individual Para-dressage gold at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina...

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Pochettino angry at media 'disrespect'

Mauricio Pochettino accuses journalists of "disrespect" after Tottenham open their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 defeat at Inter Milan...

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Man Utd to rest Valencia at Young Boys

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Champions League game between Young Boys and Manchester United...

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Bussey gets eight-game ban for biting

Toronto Wolfpack forward Jack Bussey is banned for eight games after pleading guilty to a Grade F biting charge...

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Moeen has 'full support' over slur claim

Moeen Ali has the "full support" of the England team over a claim he was called 'Osama' by an Australia player in the 2015 Ashes, says captain Joe Root...

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Messi scores hat-trick as Barca beat PSV

Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven in their opening Champions League game...

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Scotland hero MacLeod drafted to APL

The hero of Scotland's win over England this year reflects on being bought in a player auction for the new Afghanistan Premier League...

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Man City forward Aguero fit to face Lyon

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Champions League game between Manchester City and Lyon...

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Wada vice-president to oppose Russia move

World Anti-Doping Agency vice-president Linda Helleland says she will vote against lifting the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency this week...

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Japanese UFC star Yamamoto dies aged 41

Former Japanese UFC fighter Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto dies aged 41, after being diagnosed with cancer in August...

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Stokes and Hales charged by ECB

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the ECB following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub...

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Scoring, signings & the Burley comparison - the story of Hearts' stunning start

Hearts are unbeaten in their opening 10 games and are five points clear in the Premiership. But what has changed?...

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Boxing loses giant in Enzo Calzaghe

BBC Sport Wales' Michael Pearlman pays tribute to boxing trainer Enzo Calzaghe following his death at the age of 69...

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Mitchell set for England defence role

Former All Blacks, Wasps and Sale head coach John Mitchell is set to be confirmed as England's new defence coach...

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Dundee Utd reject Levein's Souttar claims

Dundee United say Hearts boss Craig Levein is being "derogatory and misleading" in claiming they "nearly ruined" John Souttar's career...

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Paralympic medallist 'exaggerated symptoms'

A former coach and other athletes tell the BBC of suspicions about Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid...

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World champion Saunders charged over video

British world champion Billy Joe Saunders is charged with misconduct by the British Boxing Board of Control over a social media video described as "sickening"...

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Trump, Trip Advisor & table tennis - four days in North Korea

In the first of a series of pieces, Scottish table tennis player Gavin Rumgay recounts the four days he spent in North Korea this summer...

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Bolton's Darby retires after MND diagnosis

Bolton defender Stephen Darby retires from football, aged 29, after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease...

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Arsenal chief Gazidis leaves for Milan

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, who helped appoint Unai Emery as manager, leaves the club after 10 years to join AC Milan...

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Champions League: Man City & Man Utd build-up, two games under way

Follow Manchester City v Lyon and Young Boys v Manchester United ahead in the Champions League including 5 live Final Score and text commentary/...

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F1 signs betting sponsorship deal

Formula 1's owners sign a deal, reportedly worth more than $100m, to sell sponsorship rights to betting companies...

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How well do you know your Champions League nicknames?

Thirty-two teams are set for another instalment of the Champions League, but how well do you know their nicknames?...

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European golf champion killed on US course

A man is charged with murder after Spanish golfer Celia Barquín is found dead on an Iowa golf course...

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Infantino critical of US La Liga game

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says a home match should "not be played in a foreign country" as he addresses La Liga's plans to stage a game in the US...

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Britain's Konta wins in Tokyo opener

British number one Johanna Konta registers a straight-set win over Gabriela Dabrowski to reach the round of 16 at the Pan Pacific Open...

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The Champions League is back - Liverpool & Spurs kick off English challenge

Build-up to Tuesday's action including Inter Milan v Tottenham & Liverpool v PSG...

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Burgess addresses 'sexting' claims

England international Sam Burgess is "happy for the truth to be found" following allegations his social media account was used to send lewd pictures to a woman in Ma...

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Champions League games we're excited about this week

BBC Sport looks at some of the most intriguing fixtures in the opening group games of the 2018-19 Champions League...

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Joshua won't let critics 'drain' him

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he will not be "drained" by criticism and has called on the public to support him as a "person" rath...

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Kane an easy target, says Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes star striker Harry Kane is a "an easy target" for criticism when Spurs play poorly...

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Wilshere facing lay-off after surgery

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere could face six weeks out after having minor ankle surgery...

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Fury-Wilder tour to start 'on Monday'

Promotion for the fight between WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will begin on Monday, says Frank Warren...

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What happened at 100-ball trials and will the new format excite people?

Two matches between North and South teams take place at Trent Bridge as the new 100-ball format continues with further trials...

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Inter stun Spurs with two late goals

Late goals from Mauro Icardi and Matias Vecino stun Tottenham as Inter Milan celebrate their return to the Champions League with a dramatic win at the San Siro...

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Muirhead feared for future after surgery

Olympian Eve Muirhead feared hip problems could end her curling career after surgery to repair long-term damage following the Pyeongchang Games...

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Canter and Britain both win world gold

Ros Canter wins individual eventing gold as Great Britain take the team title at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina...

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Women's clubs spend £375,000 on transfers

Women's football clubs spent £375,000 on international transfers over the course of 2018, a Fifa study finds...

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Refs boycott rugby club over sexist abuse

They are refusing to officiate at Coleraine's home matches after a female ref was verbally abused...

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Kante eats curry at fan's house after mosque meeting

Chelsea star N'Golo Kante spends the evening watching Match of the Day, playing Fifa and eating curry with a group of fans he met in a London mosque...

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Marathon king Kipchoge: the stats behind the record

How Eliud Kipchoge broke the marathon world record and rewrote the history books...

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GB's Hinch takes international break

Britain's Olympic gold-medal winning goalkeeper Maddie Hinch is to take a break from international hockey...

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Rose stands on brink of play-off glory

Having become the world number one, Justin Rose can cap a fine PGA Tour season in the FedEx Cup play-offs, writes Iain Carter...

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'They want Russia back at any cost'

Former GB Paralympic rower and Wada athlete commission member Vicki Aggar says Russia's potential return to world sport is a "fudge"...

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Super Bowl champions stunned by 'Fitzmagic' - NFL week two review

Journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick starred as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stunned the Philadelphia Eagle - Paul Higham reviews week two in the NFL...

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Liverpool v Paris St-Germain

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Liverpool and Paris St-Germain...

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West Ham's Perez denies refusing to play

Lucas Perez says "false information" implied he refused to come on as a substitute as West Ham won 3-1 at Everton on Sunday...

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Benfica women win 28-0 on debut

Benfica women's team claim a 28-0 victory over Ponte de Frielas as they make their debut in the second division of the Portuguese women's league...

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Ross in rower gaffe after 'admin error'

An "admin error" is blamed for a statement from the Irish Sports Minister which gets the name wrong of Ireland's latest rowing world champion...

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Scotland's McIntosh announces retirement

Jen McIntosh says "the price has become too steep and the rewards no longer high enough" as she announces her retirement from shooting...

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Worlds away from Joshua - The tough reality of turning pro

While Anthony Joshua prepares for his world title defence in front of 90,000 at Wembley, BBC Sport discovers the other side of becoming a professional boxer...

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Lampard charged with improper conduct

Derby County manager Frank Lampard is charged with improper conduct after being sent to the stands at Rotherham...

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County Championship - big day in relegation battle

The latest round of County Championship fixtures - listen to BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, local radio and follow live text commentary, images and analysis...

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Whitlock & Wilson named in Worlds team

Max Whitlock and Nile Wilson are named in Britain's five-man team for the artistic gymnastics 2018 World Championships...

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World sport: 10 photos we liked this week

A selection of the most striking sports photographs from around the world this week...

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Kenya's Kiptum hit by car in half marathon

Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia...

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The most open Champions League for years?

Could this be the season when we see a shift away from Real Madrid's dominance? We look at some of the key Champions League talking points...

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RFU introduces 15-a-side women's contracts

The Rugby Football Union is introducing full-time contracts for their England women's 15-a-side players for the first time...

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Championship: Can Boro go second? Will Birmingham end winless start?

Follow live text commentary from the Championship, including high-flying Middlesbrough's game against Bolton...

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Championship: Can Leeds stay unbeaten? Will Villa end winless run?

Follow live text commentary from the Championship, as unbeaten leaders Leeds host Preston and Aston Villa face Rotherham...

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Champions League returns - Inter v Spurs & Barca v PSV

Follow Tuesday's Champions League football including 5 live Final Score and text commentary as Tottenham and Liverpool begin their Champions League campaigns...

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Wade set for return to Miami Heat

Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade confirms he is returning to Miami Heat for a 16th and final season...

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'Freaks of nature' - pundits on Alvarez v Golovkin

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin served up a thriller in Las Vegas but it seemed scoring was split across pundits and fighters...

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Davis retires at half-time in NFL match

Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis retires from the NFL at half-time in his side's 31-20 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers...

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I'll never be a superstar - Yates

Britain's Simon Yates says that despite winning the Vuelta a Espana he will never be a superstar and that he prefers it that way...

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