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LIVE -- Pakistan vs. England

Follow live ball-by-ball coverage of England's 1st Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi as Shoaib Malik's century puts the hosts in charge on a tough first day for England in the field.

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Hamilton-Vettel rivalry could become legendary - Wolff

Toto Wolff excited by the prospect of a challenge from Ferrari in 2016 and thinks the blossoming rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel could develop into an iconic one.

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De Gea tight-lipped on contract clause

David De Gea has refused to confirm whether his new Manchester United contract contains a release clause following his failed move to Real Madrid.

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United's Rooney will be fit to face Everton

Rooney missed England's 2-0 victory over Estonia on Friday and did not travel to Lithuania for Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier because of ankle injury.

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Newey doubts Red Bull reconciliation with Renault

Adrian Newey appears to rule out the possibility of Red Bull turning to Renault for engines in 2016, calling the pair's relationship 'pretty terminal' after the events of 2015.

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Makudi will appeal FIFA suspension - lawyer

A lawyer acting for Worawi Makudi says the Thai football association president will immediately appeal his 90-day suspension handed down by FIFA.

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Newcastle pitch 'fantastic' despite rugby

Newcastle United's pitch will be "fantastic" for their match at home to Norwich City on Sunday, according to deputy head groundsman Andrew Tully.

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World Cup man-of-the-match awards to be adjusted

World Cup organisers to adjust way man of the match is decided in time for quarterfinals after Joe Launchbury spoke of "embarrassing" award he received when England were knocked out.

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Zidane: Ronaldo driven by Messi rivalry

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible goal-scoring feats are motivated by competing with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, according to Bernabeu legend Zinedine Zidane.

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McIlroy to host Irish Open until 2018

Rory McIlroy will continue to host the Irish Open for the next three years, with the next year's prize fund set to increase by a sizeable 60 percent.

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Ecclestone: F1 needs a Cosworth engine again

Bernie Ecclestone thinks current manufacturers have too much power after seeing the Red Bull engine saga take another twist in Russia and has floated Cosworth as a potential solution.

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Muller hints at Premier League move

The transfer window might be closed, but the rumours keep ticking. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest and greatest.

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Martial: United can win Prem and UCL

Anthony Martial feels Manchester United can do a double by winning both the Premier League and the Champions League this year.

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Flanagan and Smith post world title wins

Terry Flanagan and Liam Smith are being lined up to defend their world titles back in Manchester on December 19 after startling stoppage wins on Saturday night.


Support rugby's 'minnows'

Japan's victory over South Africa ignited the Rugby World Cup and the Tier Two nations have provided some of the best entertainment over the past weeks. Today ESPNscrum launches a campaign to boost the minnows' involvement in the tournament by giving them plate, bowl and shield competitions to compete in after the pool stages end. Read more here.

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