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Mark Hodgkinson

Murray greater than Perry after Davis Cup triumph

In guiding Great Britain to their first Davis Cup victory since 1936, Andy Murray has surpassed the glittering Fred Perry as his country's greatest tennis player of all time.

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Cairns found not guilty after nine-week trial

Chris Cairns has been found not guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice by a majority verdict at the end of a nine-week trial at Southwark Crown Court in London.

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Nate Saunders

Stewart: Rosberg can win the title in 2016

Three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart says Nico Rosberg can win the 2016 title if he can 'step up that little bit extra' compared to Lewis Hamilton.

Tom Hamilton

Giraffes and statues: The rise of Goromaru

It is been a remarkable few weeks for Ayumu Goromaru featuring widespread adulation, audiences with the Prime Minister and bronze statues unveiled of him.

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Vardy to play through pain vs. Swansea

Leicester hero Jamie Vardy is happy to play through the pain barrier when he goes in search of another record-breaking goal at Swansea next Saturday.

Nate Saunders

Dennis clarifies Alonso sabbatical comments

Ron Dennis says he 'made it explicity clear' Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren next year when he mentioned the possibility of the Spaniard taking a sabbatical in 2016.

Mark Hodgkinson

Davis Cup win gives British tennis 'biggest promotion'

Paul Hutchins, who captained Great Britain's Davis Cup team to their last final in 1978, has told ESPN that everyone in British tennis should appreciate "how much Andy Murray has done for us".

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1dBrian Campbell

DeGale edges Bute to defend title

In his first title defense, James DeGale fought off a resurgent Lucian Bute to claim a unanimous decision in front of an electrifying crowd Saturday at Centre Videotron in Quebec City.

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Valdes close to settling Man United exit

Victor Valdes is set to end his ill-fated spell at Manchester United with the goalkeeper close to cancelling his contract at Old Trafford.

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Jones edges Spieth, Scott to win Australian Open

Matt Jones overcame a bogey, double-bogey and triple-bogey on the front nine Sunday to escape with a one-stroke victory at the Australian Open after shooting a 2-over 73.

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Daniel Brettig

Day-night Tests here to stay - McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has declared day-night Test cricket "here to stay" after the conclusion of the inaugural floodlit match at Adelaide Oval, a popular success despite its meagre three-day running time.



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