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Watch: McIlroy birdies seventh after 'wonderful' approach

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Rory McIlroy makes his first birdie on the second day of the 2018 Open Championship after a “wonderful” approach on the seventh hole at Carnoustie. BBC Sport – Golf

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Williams returns to world's top 30 after run to Wimbledon final

Serena Williams has returned to the world’s top 30 after reaching the Wimbledon final. The American, 36, has risen 153 places to 28th despite losing to Angelique Kerber in only her fourth tournament since giving birth 10 months ago. However, ...

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England v India: Virat Kohli backs MS Dhoni after defensive tactics

Media playback is not supported on this device India captain Virat Kohli defended MS Dhoni after he adopted unusually defensive tactics during his team’s 86-run defeat by England at Lord’s. Former skipper Dhoni, renowned for his swashbuckling attacking play, came ...

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'I was expecting baby steps but I want giant steps' – Williams after reaching Wimbledon final

Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC Venue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs and the BBC Sport website and app; Live Radio 5 live and 5 live ...

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea sack Italian after two years in charge

Chelsea have sacked manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge. The 48-year-old Italian, who returned to pre-season training this week, had one year remaining on his contract. Conte won the Premier League in his first season and the FA ...

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Boycott recovering after quadruple heart bypass surgery

Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott is recovering at home after quadruple heart bypass surgery, his family have said. The 77-year-old, now a commentator for the BBC’s Test Match Special, spent 10 days in hospital in Leeds after having the operation ...

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Finian's Oscar dies after operation following colic, says Colin Tizzard

Popular steeplechaser Finian’s Oscar has died, says trainer Colin Tizzard. The six-year-old suffered complications after being treated for colic and died of organ failure. A three-time Grade One winner, he was last seen taking part in an eventful race at ...

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Lewis Hamilton says comment about Kimi Raikkonen after British GP was 'dumb'

Lewis Hamilton says he was “dumb” to imply Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen might have deliberately collided with him at the start of the British Grand Prix. Hamilton had referred to “interesting tactics” immediately after the race, in which Raikkonen hit the ...

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Van Avermaet leads Tour after BMC stage win

BMC Racing won the team time trial on stage three of the Tour de France to put Greg van Avermaet into the race lead as Chris Froome made up time on several key rivals. Belgium’s Van Avermaet was part of ...

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Vettel wins British GP as Hamilton fights back after collision

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel passed the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas to win a British Grand Prix full of action as Lewis Hamilton fought up from the back of the field to take second. Hamilton drove superbly to recover from a first-lap ...

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