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Harlem Globetrotter Antoine Griezmann sparks controversy

Antoine Griezmann caused an online stir on Sunday evening after posting an image of himself painted up black to replicate an NBA basketball All Star...

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Liverpool stars and Philippe Coutinho Christmas party bash

Often footballers' Christmas parties are associated with bad fancy dress and falling out of expensive nightclubs in the early hours of the morning - but Liverpool...

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Kobe Bryant to have both No 8 and No 24 jerseys retired

Kobe Bryant will become the first NBA player in history to have two jerseys retired by the same team when his No 8 and No 24 are lifted to the Staples Center rafters on Monday...

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Ref Watch: Alli deserved a red

Should Dele Alli have seen red for his challenge on Kevin De Bruyne? Were West Brom unfortunate to not be awarded a penalty against Manchester United? Dermot Gallagher has his...

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Kachunga ruled out for 12 weeks

Huddersfield striker Elias Kachunga has been ruled out for up to 12 weeks with a knee ligament injury...

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Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in three-man battle for African Player of the Year 2017 award


 Salah is bidding to add the award to the BBC African Footballer of the Year which he won earlier this month
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Liverpool forward Mo Salah reveals the three 'magical' players he tried to be like as a youngster


 The Egypt international, 25, has been a revelation since making the move from Roma to Merseyside in summer
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Who is the most underrated player in the Premier League? Mirror Football writers have their say


 THE BIG DEBATE: From Lingard to Fernandinho and Romeu to Milner, we discuss the Premier League's ultimate unsung heroes&...

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FSF launches petition over PL, Sky, BT TV fixture changes

The Football Supporters' Federation has launched a petition calling on Premier League broadcasters Sky Sports and BT Sport to give fans adequate notice of fixture...

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'We must fight all the way': Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fires warning ahead of 'emotional' Arsenal return


 The England man spent six years at the Emirates and is relishing his Friday night return
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Borussia Dortmund chief explains their 'one problem' with star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


 The Gabonese striker has again top-scored for Dortmund this season, having stayed put in the summer
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Bayern Munich top late dramatics as Bundesliga shuts up shop with a bang | Andy Brassell

A swarm of clutch finishes marked out the final round of games before the winter break, including drama for leaders Bayern in their win at StuttgartThe memo, it appeared, was...

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero managing heel injury

Sergio Aguero is playing with a heel injury as Manchester City nurse their all-time top goalscorer through the season. Sportsmail understands City doctors are treating it on a...

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Alexandre Lacazette backed to prove "immense quality" as Petr Cech explains why Arsenal ace will end goal drought


 The French striker has scored eight times for the Gunners since joining from Lyon, but has failed to net in his last four outings
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Why Batshuayi may still have a Chelsea future - just not under Conte

"It all looks over for Michy Batshuayi under Antonio Conte, but donu0027t completely write him off at Chelsea, says Dan Levene."...

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Premier League star on weapon charge

Jason Puncheon was held after a disturbance on the street near a Surrey nightclub...

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van Gaal would return to Premier League to spite Man Utd

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will only return to management if he is offered a big club in the Premier League 'just to spite Manchester United&...

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What channel is Arsenal v West Ham? Kick-off time, live stream details and more ahead of Carabao Cup clash

Gunners face the Hammers in quarter-final clash at The Emirates...

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Behind the scenes on Birmingham derby day with football fans and police – video

Police on the streets separating rival supporters, cordons restricting access around the ground, holding the away end back after full time: these are familiar experiences for...

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11 stats that shame England after they surrender the Ashes

Victory for Steve Smith's side at the WACA ensured the home side regained the Ashes at the first attempt, with England now heading to Melbourne hoping to avoid an...

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How do Man City 2017 compare to Man United 2008 - RATED

Speaking on talk SPORT this weekend, former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney said this City side still have a way to go to match up to Sir Alex Ferguson's 20...

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Police investigating racially aggravated assault on Sterling

"Greater Manchester Police are investigating an incident of alleged racially aggravated assault on Manchester Cityu0027s Raheem Sterling at the weekend.&...

Eurosport UK

Walking a tightrope: The Premier League players one booking away from suspension ahead of festive schedule


 More than 25 players, many of them big names and important figures for their respective clubs, will have to be careful to avoid
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Martin now 'understands' Froome case

Four-time world champion Tony Martin explains comments about Chris Froome's 'adverse' drugs test and says he did not get "s...

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Everton's Niasse and Gueye chilling in cryotherapy chamber

The Everton midfielder took to the sub-zero conditions of the cryotherapy chamber ahead of Monday night's clash with relegation-threatened Swansea on at Goodison...

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West Brom complete permanent deal for Ahmed Hegazi - to dash Liverpool's hopes of landing Egypt defender


 The 26-year-old had been on loan at the Hawthorns from Al Ahly - but the Baggies have now agreed an undisclosed fee
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Everton stars feel the chill in cryotherapy chamber

The Everton midfielder took to the sub-zero conditions of the cryotherapy chamber ahead of Monday night's clash with relegation-threatened Swansea on at Goodison...

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Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba needed just THREE seconds to completely embarrass on-loan Aston Villa player


 The Barcelona duo were in ruthless form against Deportivo on Sunday night, and Carles Gil was the man on the receiving end of it
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Cristiano Ronaldo provides injury update ahead of El Clasico showdown with Barcelona rival Lionel Messi


 The Real Madrid superstar suffered a calf problem in the FIFA Club World Cup win over Gremio
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Panthers' Jerry Richardson's exit from ownership ranks is a sign of the times

The Panthers are 10-4 and a team no one wants to face in January, but they’ve lost an owner in an era where the old harassment game is no longer playedWhen one of the NFL’...

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Man Utd's Jesse Lingard birthday bash with Marcus Rashford

He turned 25 on Friday, two days ahead of United's clash against West Brom. And he managed to bag himself a little birthday treat by netting what would prove to b...

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Cristiano Ronaldo approached by pitch invader following Real Madrid's Club World Cup success as security intervene


 The Portuguese superstar capped a stunning 2017 as his free-kick saw off Gremio in Abu Dhabi
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Floyd Mayweather believes Crawford is current best boxer

Ever since Andre Ward hung up the gloves following successive wins against Sergey Kovalev, there has been a lot of debate as to who is now boxing's pound-for-poun...

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Man United v Burnley - win Premier League match tickets

MailOnline Sport has teamed up with EA SPORTS to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to Manchester United v Burnley on Tuesday, December 26 (3pm kick-off)...

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Bayliss 'right man to coach England'

Trevor Bayliss says "it is for people above my pay grade" to decide his future after England's emphatic Ashes defeat in Australia...

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Everton vs Man United - win Premier League match tickets

MailOnline Sport has teamed up with EA SPORTS to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to Everton v Manchester United on Monday, January 1 (5.30pm kick-off)...

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Arsenal vs Liverpool - win tickets to Premier League match

MailOnline Sport has teamed up with EA SPORTS to offer you the chance to win a pair of tickets to Arsenal v Liverpool  on Friday, December 22 (7.45pm kick-off)...

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Manchester City 2017 vs Manchester United 2008 rated

Speaking on talk SPORT this weekend, former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney said this City side still have a way to go to match up to Sir Alex Ferguson's 20...

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Speedo Mick defies BBC Sports Personality of the Year dress code - and wakes up with Mo Farah's award!


 The Everton fan has thousands of pounds for charity by turning up to matches home and away in his trunks
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Don’t blame Ben Stokes for England’s Ashes defeat – Australia are simply better | Vic Marks

With probably the best batsman in the world and a potent pace bowling attack, Australia would have been the better side, Stokes or no StokesIt did not just go wrong on a pavem...

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West Brom complete permanent £4m signing of Ahmed Hegazi

West Brom have fought off interest from Leicester to complete the permanent signing of Egyptian centre back Ahmed Hegazi. The Baggies have activated a £4.4million option in...

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Klopp resting Mo Salah, Phil Foden cameo and more

Manchester City continued their inexorable march towards the Premier League title by thrashing Tottenham. There were also wins for Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liv...

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Juventus chief responds to transfer links to Emre Can with Liverpool midfielder available on a free next summer


 Can is out of contract at Anfield at the end of the season and is set to begin talks with European teams from next month
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan wanted by Inter Milan in January transfer window escape from Manchester United


 The Armenian has not started for the Red Devils since the start of November
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All Blacks’ Julian Savea possible switch to rugby league

The Hurricanes flyer — known as the 'Bus' — has touched down 46 times in 54 Tests to date; a faster strike-rate than any player from any leading...

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Christmas sporting gift guide: bags, boots and vintage footballs

From the useful to the fashionable to the downright obscure, we run down the eye-catching items to put under the tree this yearWith the World Cup on its way, PhilosophyFootbal...

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Valencia 'fine' after injury scare

Manchester United's Antonio Valencia has offered what appears to be a positive injury update after he was forced off during the 2-1 win at West Brom on Sunday...

Sky Sports

NFL round-up: Patriots shock Steelers at the death while Eagles keep winning

Jaguars, led by Blake Bortles, win to clinch first playoff trip in a decadeNick Foles throws four TD passes as Eagles soar past Giants once againLA Rams destroy Seahawks to in...

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Palace's Puncheon charged with assault after street fight

"Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon has been charged with assault and having a weapon after a fight erupted in the street near a nightclub."...

Eurosport UK

Philippe Coutinho leads Liverpool's Christmas party celebrations as WAGs join Jurgen Klopp's stars after thumping win over Bournemouth


 The Reds enjoyed themselves on the south coast with a 4-0 thumping of Bournemouth, before returning to Merseyside for their annual Christmas party&am...

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Police investigating alleged racially aggravated assault on Manchester City star Raheem Sterling


 It has been claimed the forward was allegedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the Etihad Campus on Saturday
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Philippe Coutinho leads Liverpool stars as Reds' celebrate Christmas party in style after Bournemouth thumping


 The Reds enjoyed themselves on the south coast with a 4-0 thumping of Bournemouth, before returning to Merseyside for their annual Christmas party&am...

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Police investigating racially aggravated assault on Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

• Forward allegedly kicked and racially abused before victory over Tottenham• Greater Manchester police say they are treating incident as a ‘hate crime’Greater Manches...

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Talking Horses: Dan Skelton is jump racing's Christmas number one

The Warwickshire trainer has been the most reliable of the big names over the past fortnight and is having his best season yetDan Skelton 32% (38) Nicky Henderson 31% (26) Dr...

The Guardian Sport

England's bid to save the Ashes helped by pitch farce

RICHARD GIBSON AT THE WACA: England arrived at the ground to discover that the tarpaulin covers had come loose during one of a multitude of blustery showers, creating damp pat...

Daily Mail Sport

Puncheon charged with assault

Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon has been charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon following incident in the early hours of Sunday morning...

Sky Sports

Top 50 El Clasico players this century: From Alexis Sanchez to David Beckham - 50-41 in Real Madrid-Barcelona countdown revealed


 Mirror Football is counting down the 50 best players to have played in the derby this century - here's numbers 50-41
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Euro Papers: Ronaldo wants pay rise

The winter transfer window does not open until January 1, but clubs across Europe are busy planning and tentative negotiations will have begun in preparation...

Sky Sports

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez snubs £400k-per-week Chinese deal

Sanchez has only a few months left on his deal at the Emirates, and has shown little indication of wanting to remain at Arsenal. He is said to favour a move to Premier League...

Daily Mail Sport

Barcelona snub Real Madrid ahead of El Clasico as Catalans REFUSE to form guard of honour for Club World Cup win


 Real return to La Liga action this weekend having become the first team in history to retain the FIFA Club World Cup
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Crystal Palace’s Jason Puncheon charged with assault and possession of weapon

• Midfielder was arrested in early hours of Sunday after night out in Reigate• Puncheon was released on bail and is due before magistrates on 5 JanuaryCrystal Palace midfi...

The Guardian Sport

Smith would 'love' Ashes whitewash

Steve Smith says he would "love" to whitewash England 5-0 in the Ashes series, after the hosts reclaimed the urn with victory in Perth...

BBC Sport

Police probe Sterling 'hate crime'

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are investigating an alleged racially aggravated assault against Manchester City's Raheem Sterling...

Sky Sports

Police probe Sterling hate crime

Greater Manchester Police are investigating an alleged racially aggravated assault against Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling...

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WBA sign Hegazi on permanent deal

West Brom have completed the permanent signing of Egypt international defender Ahmed Hegazi...

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Man Utd outcast Henrikh Mkhitaryan eyed by Inter Milan

Manchester United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan is set for a move away from Old Trafford with Inter Milan interested in the midfielder. They could look to swoop in January...

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Joe Root admits England were outclassed by Australia

Joe Root admitted England have been outclassed by Australia as they surrendered the Ashes before Christmas following a comprehensive innings-and-41-run defeat...

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Jason Puncheon charged with assault and possessing weapon

The Crystal Palace midfielder was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning after getting in an altercation close to Mishiko in Reigate, in Surrey...

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Coutinho and Liverpool stars celebrate at Christmas party

Often footballers' Christmas parties are associated with bad fancy dress and falling out of expensive nightclubs in the early hours of the morning - but Liverpool...

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Antoine Griezmann apologises for painting himself black at party

• Atlético Madrid forward deletes photo he posted on Sunday• Griezmann criticised by Labour MP David LammyAntoine Griezmann has apologised for any offence caused after po...

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What Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne really meant with his '2-1' goal celebration against Tottenham


 The Belgian was in fine form again as City swatted aside Spurs on Saturday evening, but his celebration caused a bit of confusion
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Wimbledon in party mode but Wigan's visit ruins the mood | Jeremy Alexander

League One leaders win 4-0 to puncture euphoria at Wimbledon AFC after club was cleared to return to their spiritual home of Plough LaneEmotions ran high at Kingsmeadow on Sat...

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s European action

Of the five Champions Cup groups, Pool 5 looks like going down to the final weekend – with one point separating the top three: Bath, Toulon and ScarletsTake nothing away fro...

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Australia in jubilant celebrations after reclaiming Ashes

Australia captain Steve Smith praised his bowlers and savoured an 'amazing' feeling as a victorious Ashes captain after his team wrapped up the serie...

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LVG wants to 'get one over' Man Utd

Louis van Gaal claims he would only return to management if he was offered the job at a big English club - so he could "get one over" Manchester Unit...

Sky Sports

Manchester United fans urge Jose Mourinho to end Antoine Griezmann interest after 'blacked up' fancy dress outfit


 Griezmann claimed he was paying tribute to the Harlem Globetrotters before apologising and later deleting the image
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Inter Milan eye Man Utd outcast Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Manchester United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan is set for a move away from Old Trafford with Inter Milan interested in the midfielder. Inter could look to swoop in January...

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Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon charged with assault and possessing a weapon after fracas outside nightclub

The 31-year-old was arrested and spent the night in the cells after the incident outside Mishiko nightclub in Reigate, Surrey, in the early hours on Sunday...

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Antonio Valencia delivers injury update after limping out of Manchester United's win at West Brom


 The Ecuadorian full-back was forced off during the second half and was replaced by Marcos Rojo
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Ashes Test day 5: Smith catch, Pietersen trolls and more

Australia regained the Ashes from England with a resounding innings and 41-run victory at the WACA in Perth. We round up some of the things you may have missed...

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Snow Stories: Shiffrin back at Courchevel – the scene of nightmare races

"In the latest edition of Snow Stories Alpine Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin talks about returning to slalom."...

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Luis Suarez says Clasico will not decide La Liga champions

Barcelona currently top the table and a pre-Christmas win over their rivals would put them 14 points ahead of Real Madrid, however Suarez says this is no guarantee of trophies...

Daily Mail Sport

Rob Elliot explains why Newcastle cancelled their Christmas party as keeper admits they deserve to be in relegation scrap


 Rafa Benitez’s men dropped into the bottom three for the first time this season after suffering their eighth defeat in nine games&a...

Mirror Football

Mourinho: I don't celebrate - so why should Lukaku?

"Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has explained why Romelu Lukaku refused to celebrate his strike at West Brom."...

Eurosport UK

Ashes: Australia thrash England in third Test to regain urn – video report

Australia have regained the Ashes after taking an unassailable 3-0 series lead over England in Perth. The hosts won the third Test at the Waca by an innings and 41 runs on Mon...

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New York and New Jersey surf culture – in pictures

‘We found ourselves thinking of New York as a surf city’. In their book Ice Cream Headaches Ed Thompson and French photographer Julien Roubinet document surf culture in Ne...

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Prince William set to make 23-mile dash to watch FA Cup Final after brother Harry and Megan Markle's royal wedding


 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on the same day as the cup final, creating a dilemma for Wills
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Why Prince William will leave Harry's wedding early - despite brothers being incredibly close


 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on the same day as the cup final, creating a dilemma for Wills
...

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True sporting heroes are those who have the courage to tackle authority | Sean Ingle

My stars of the year have been people prepared to risk the wrath of presidents, such as Colin Kaepernick and Grigory Rodchenkov, in order to right outrageous wrongsFor much of...

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Forget Farah: my sporting heroes of 2017 bravely spoke the truth to power | Sean Ingle

My stars have been people ready to risk the wrath of presidents, such as Colin Kaepernick and Grigory Rodchenkov, in order to right outrageous wrongsFor much of the evening th...

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Sergio Ramos pays tribute to legend Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid beat Gremio to secure the Club World Cup for the second successive year on Sunday, following another individual honour for Cristiano Ronaldo, who won his fifth Bal...

Daily Mail Sport

Transfer news LIVE: Latest news and gossip

In two weeks today, the transfer window will open and clubs across Europe can splash the cash, working hard behind the scenes to improve their squads. Follow all the latest wi...

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Liverpool fans absolutely loved what Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did for Philippe Coutinho after win over Bournemouth


 The England man stepped in when he sensed that things were getting awkward for his teammate during a live TV interview
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Man United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 'happy at Lazio'

Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic insists he is happy at Lazio and doesn't care that scouts from some of Europe's leading clubs have b...

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10 things we learned from Premier League action as Man City make it 16 wins on the spin with Spurs thumping


 PLUS: Manchester United and Liverpool win on the road as West Ham and Palace boos their survival chances
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Atletico's Antoine Griezmann blacks up as Globetrotter

Antoine Griezmann caused an online stir on Sunday evening after posting an image of himself painted up black to replicate an NBA basketball All Star...

Daily Mail Sport

Sergio Ramos responds to Cristiano Ronaldo rift reports as he hails Real Madrid superstar as 'best player ever'


 After Ronaldo’s Club World Cup match winner against Gremio on Saturday, Ramos reiterated his respect for the world’s best...

Mirror Football

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Rafael Benítez and Chris Hughton need to turn their ailing teams around but David Moyes can take credit for what he has done with Marko Arnautovic Related: The Dozen: the wee...

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Australia regain the Ashes from sorry England at the WACA

PAUL NEWMAN AT THE WACA: Australia regained the Ashes Urn from England with a resounding innings and 41 run victory in Perth as they took an unassailable 3-0 series lead...

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5 things every Manchester United fan wants for Christmas... including Mesut Ozil in a pear tree


 What do you get the football fan who, for the last two decades at least, had everything they could ever wish for?
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