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33mTom Hamilton

Hartley booted out of World Cup squad

Four-match suspension for head-butt too much of a risk for coach Stuart Lancaster as he removes him from 50-man training squad.

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1hESPN staff

England may boycott 2018 WC

England and their UEFA counterparts should consider pulling out of the 2018 World Cup if Blatter is re-elected as FIFA president, according to Dyke.

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13hPA Sport

Benteke has 'substantial' buyout clause

Christian Benteke has a "substantial" buyout clause in his contract and Aston Villa can't prevent him leaving if he chooses says manager Tim Sherwood.

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16hRob Bartlett

Murray: No issue with time violations

British No.1 reiterates praise for coach's calming influence after tough - and frustrating - French Open victory over Joao Sousa.

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3hLaurence Edmondson

FIA on the search for a new F1 team

The FIA has opened up a new selection process to try to attract a new Formula One team to the grid for either 2016 or 2017.

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Hodgson vows to quit if not wanted

Roy Hodgson says he will walk away from his job as England manager if the tide of public opinion turns against him following Euro 2016.

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2hTristan Barclay

Slade: I'm ready for England World Cup role

Exeter Chief tells ESPN that he is refusing to let England talk go to his head but admits making debut at World Cup would be a dream come true.

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9hDarren Rovell

Nike denies bribe knowledge

Nike released a second statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice indictments denying 'knowingly' being involved in bribery schemes.

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15hPA Sport

Barbarians clinch narrow win over Ireland

Jack McGrath faces a ban which could jeopardise his World Cup hopes after kneeing Konstantin Mikautadze in 22-21 defeat in Limerick.

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14hDan Rafael

Carl Frampton signs with Al Haymon

Junior featherweight titleholder Carl Frampton announced on Thursday that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Frampton joins Haymon's stable of around 200 fighters.

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Bowditch leads Byron Nelson; Spieth 7 back

Steven Bowditch matched his low round on the PGA Tour with an 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-shot lead over Jimmy Walker in the Byron Nelson. Jordan Spieth was seven shots back.

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1dNate Saunders

FIA will not ban F1 alcohol sponsorship

Governing body president Jean Todt says the matter is out of the FIA's hands and that it is down to brands to educate people not to drink and drive.

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