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LIVE - Samoa vs. Scotland

Follow the action live from St James' Park as Scotland chase the win that will secure their place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2007.

Will Kent

Preview: Japan vs. USA

Everything's still very much up in the air in Pool B and after Japan's shock win over the Springboks, this is definitely the pool of surprises. But, will we see another?

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Alex Perry

Preview - Italy vs. Romania

Romania may start as underdogs against Italy but on the back of their stunning win over Canada, they could well secure an upset, writes Alex Perry.

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U.S. clings to 1-point Presidents Cup lead

Branden Grace delivered two big shots in gathering darkness Saturday that kept the International team within one point of the Americans going into a final day at the Presidents Cup.

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British Masters joint-leader Fitzpatrick eyes Augusta

Matt Fitzpatrick can double his season's earnings to £1 million with a first European Tour title in the British Masters this weekend, but insists securing a return to Augusta is more important.

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Moeen and Hales waste final England auditions

England completed their final warm-up match ahead of the Test series with an increasingly farcical day of batting against Pakistan A in Sharjah.

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Aguero injures hamstring in Argentina loss

Sergio Aguero will miss Argentina's World Cup qualifying clash with Paraguay after suffering a hamstring injury in his country's 2-0 loss to Ecuador.

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Salvador Rodriguez

Pacquiao would 'love' to fight Khan in Doha

Manny Pacquiao is thinking about hanging up his gloves and would like his last fight to be a rematch with Floyd Mayweather ... but expects to face Amir Khan in Doha.

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'Overweight' Costa blames team for start

Diego Costa has admitted he began the 2015-16 campaign out of shape, and that he and his Chelsea teammates are at fault for their poor start.


Dinamo: Arsenal bid for Kokorin rejected

Kobelev claims he had a say in rejecting the loan bid but hinted Arsenal may have been more successful had they attempted to sign Kokorin permanently.

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Bodo: Rafael Nadal's surprising problem

Rafael Nadal has had little luck against Fabio Fognini this season, which is bad news for the Spaniard ahead of their semifinal clash at the China Open.

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Nick Parkinson

DeGale admits money is his motivation

James DeGale admits it was "money, money, money" that convinced him to concede home advantage to Lucian Bute for their IBF world super-middleweight title fight.

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Sam Bruce

Wallabies one happy family under Cheika - Douglas

Kane Douglas has played down Johnny Sexton's comments that Australia head coach Michael Cheika intimidates his own players, insisting the Wallabies camp is more like a family.

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Beckham deserved different United ending

As David Beckham returns to Old Trafford to play in a charity match, Andy Mitten revisits the former No. 7's departure from Manchester United.

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FA's Dyke scheduled to appear before MPs

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke will give evidence to MPs on the FA's backing for Michel Platini at a parliamentary hearing in two weeks' time

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Liverpool coaches leave jobs - sources

Assistant manager Sean O'Driscoll and first-team coach Gary McAllister have lost their jobs in a reshuffle to prepare for Jurgen Klopp's arrival.

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Scotland's Russell returns to face Samoa

Scotland's worst injury fears failed to materialise after Finn Russell, John Hardie, Ross Ford and Matt Scott were all passed fit for their critical clash with Samoa.

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Djokovic ties Connors mark with China Open win

Novak Djokovic matched Jimmy Connors for the second-longest unbeaten record at an ATP Tour event by beating Chinese wild card Ze Zhang 6-2, 6-1 to improve to 26-0 at the China Open.

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Laurence Edmondson

Red Bull quit threats are 'odd' - Hamilton

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton cannot understand why Red Bull would consider quitting Formula One and has urged his rivals to put their heads down and work harder.


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