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Mark Hodgkinson

Great Britain on verge of Davis Cup triumph

A four-set victory over David Goffin and Steve Darcis in the doubles rubber means Andy Murray can secure Britain's first Davis Cup since 1936 with a singles victory over Goffin on Sunday.

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City see off Southampton to go top

Kevin De Bruyne, Fabian Delph and Aleksandar Kolarov on the scoresheet as Manchester City get back to winning ways with 3-1 victory over Southampton.

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Laurence Edmondson

Alonso cools talk of 2016 sabbatical

Fernando Alonso says he has no intention to take a sabbatical from Formula One next year after McLaren boss Ron Dennis suggested it could be a possibility.

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Transfer Talk: Vardy valued at 30m

The winter window draws closer with each passing day, and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest and greatest. See all the summer deals here.

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Nick Parkinson

DeGale targets 10m retirement pot

Olympic gold medallist puts his IBF super-middleweight title on the line against Lucian Bute on Saturday, and admits he is driven by money.

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Brydon Coverdale

Wickets continue to tumble in first day-night Test

The pink ball and green pitch have combined to produce a vivid brand of cricket over the first two days between Australia and New Zealand at Adelaide Oval, where a three-day Test now appears a near certainty.

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Twitter reacts to Nathan Lyon DRS controversy

In five minutes, Australia's Nathan Lyon was twice ruled not-out, controversially on the second day of the first ever day-night Test against New Zealand. The Twitter world did not hold back.


Jones 3 up on Spieth at Aussie Open

Defending champion Jordan Spieth surged on the back nine Saturday, but Matt Jones still held a 3-stroke lead at the Australian Open.

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Pellegrini confident amid Pep rumours

Manuel Pellegrini said he has enough faith in his own ability to dismiss constant speculation that Pep Guardiola is being lined up to replace him.

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Simon Barnes

Davis Cup pressure has made a diamond of Murray

Great Britain must show great courage if they are to win their first Davis Cup title since 1936, writes Simon Barnes, but Andy Murray has proven himself worthy of the challenge.

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Valbuena 'very disappointed' with Benzema

Earlier this month, Benzema, 27, was charged with conspiracy to blackmail as part of an investigation into an attempt to extort funds from Valbuena.

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Thrilling Leicester making United jealous

Manchester United have been dull this season while Leicester have been brilliant, yet just a point separates the top two ahead of Saturday's meeting.

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IAAF clears Radcliffe of doping allegations

Paula Radcliffe has spoken of her relief after she was found innocent of doping by the IAAF, world athletics' governing body, and UK Anti-Doping.

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Russia vows to be compliant with WADA code

Russia said Friday it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body.

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Laurence Edmondson

Red Bull secures engine deal for 2016

Red Bull has confirmed it has signed an engine contract for 2016, putting an end to months of speculation about the team's future in the sport.

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Coe quits role as Nike ambassador

Seb Coe has stepped down from his ambassadorial role with Nike, the IAAF president has announced at a press conference.

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Man Utd loan Wilson to Brighton for season

Manchester United forward James Wilson will spend the rest of the season on loan at Brighton & Hove Albion, the clubs announced on Thursday.

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North signs new Saints contract

George North has signed a contract extension with Northampton Saints, ending speculation over a return to Wales.



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Alex Perry @AlexPerryESPN

Give it up for the GB fans. What a racket they're making. (Pun intended.) Andy Murray looked like he was about to leap in for a crowd surf.