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England crash out of home World Cup

England have been knocked out of the 2015 Rugby World Cup with Saturday night's 33-13 defeat to Australia ensuring the host nation fell at the first hurdle after two defeats from three games.

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Managers under pressure this weekend

Brendan Rodgers, Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho all head into the Premier League weekend with doubt hanging over their heads, writes Kevin Palmer.

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Olesen seizes control at St Andrews

Thorbjorn Olesen laid down a marker for his Ryder Cup selection with a sparkling 65 around the Old Course to secure a three-shot lead at the Dunhill Championship.

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Wenger didn't think Martial was for sale

The Arsenal boss is a longtime admirer of the 19-year-old who signed with Manchester United in the summer, but thought Monaco wouldn't sell him.

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Sterling: I was not too tired for England

Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has dismissed claims that he did not want to play for England in a Euro 2016 qualifier because he was tired.

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Sterling: Reds top-notch during City move

Raheem Sterling has revealed there are no hard feelings between he and Liverpool after making much-discussed move from Merseyside to Manchester City

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Nick Parkinson

Klitschko-Fury fight rescheduled for November

Wladimir Klitschko's world heavyweight title defence against Tyson Fury has been rearranged for November 28 at the ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf.

Will Kent

Preview: Ireland vs. Italy

Italy have the task of stopping Ireland if they are to keep their dream of reaching the World Cup knockout stages alive.

Martyn Thomas

Preview: Argentina vs. Tonga

Argentina must overhaul a reinvigorated Tonga if they are to make it out of Pool C alongside New Zealand.

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Moeen and Hales prepare for shoot-out

Alex Hales and Moeen Ali will each be given the chance to stake a claim to be Alastair Cook's opening partner for the Test series against Pakistan, according to England's head coach, Trevor Bayliss.

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Buttler will come back stronger - Jones

Geraint Jones, England's 2005 Ashes-winning wicketkeeper, has backed Jos Buttler for a swift return to form in the first Test against Pakistan following his much-needed break during the recent ODIs against Australia.


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