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Naholo in as All Blacks name World Cup squad

Waisake Naholo, who fractured a leg in his New Zealand debut just six weeks ago, is part of the 31-man All Blacks squad that will defend their World Cup title this autumn.

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Spurs target Pato keen on Sao Paulo stay

Reported Tottenham Hotspur target Alexandre Pato has said he wants to remain at Sao Paulo but acknowledged it may not be his decision.

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Murray expecting 'fired up' Kyrgios

Andy Murray is expecting Nick Kyrgios to thrive off the build-up surrounding their first round encounter at the US Open.

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Armistead claims second World Cup win

Lizzie Armistead claimed the UCl Women's Road World Cup for the second year running after winning Saturday's Grand Prix de Plouay-Bretagne.

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Vuelta crash leaves rider in coma; 3 withdraw

Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans was left in an induced coma after suffering a concussion and facial fractures from a crash during an accident-ravaged eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

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14hGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Lancashire end long wait for T20 title

Lancashire clinched their first piece of limited-over silverware since 1999 with a 13-run victory over Northamptonshire in the final of the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Cotter: Scotland can still improve

Scotland coach Vern Cotter insists his side still need to improve before the World Cup despite running in six tries against Italy.

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Samoa fail to shine at Olympic Stadium

Tom Hamilton discovers neither Samoa nor the Olympic Stadium are quite in tip-top shape ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

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West Brom seal signing of Man Utd's Evans

West Brom have announced the signing of Manchester United defender Jonny Evans for an undisclosed fee, ending his nine-year stay at Old Trafford.

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Pieters leads Czech Masters after 3rd round

Thomas Pieters of Belgium shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday despite being penalized for hitting the wrong ball, taking a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.

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Blast a casualty as ECB wages T20 war

Despite the rising attendance figures it seems there are those high up at the ECB who do not want the Blast to succeed, writes George Dobell.

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