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Murray & Serena 'to be back at Australian Open'

Andy Murray and Serena Williams are set to play at the Australian Open in January, according to tournament director Craig Tiley. British number one Murray, 30, has not played since July when a hip injury hampered him in a quarter-final ...

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'Racism held back overseas-born players in Australia' – Khawaja

Australia’s Usman Khawaja says being racially abused as young players has stopped many overseas-born cricketers from playing for the country. The 30-year-old, who was born in Pakistan, said such abuse culminated in him not supporting Australia teams. “Getting sledged by ...

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England come back to win after Slovakia strike early

England survived a scare as they came from behind to beat Slovakia at Wembley and take a giant stride towards qualification for next summer’s World Cup in Russia. Stanislav Lobotka took advantage of sloppy defensive work to put Slovakia ahead ...

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Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver poised to start at back of grid for Italian GP

Fernando Alonso is poised to start Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid as a result of the latest in a series of engine penalties. McLaren’s engine partner Honda is planning an engine upgrade for Alonso at ...

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Olympic medals: The tricky job of reallocating – and getting them back

Media playback is not supported on this device Gone are the days of Olympians receiving their medals in an airport food court, or having to hold their own medal ceremony. Britain’s 4x400m relay squad from the 2008 Beijing Games got ...

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It's back! Premier League Predictor returns & now you can take on Lawro

BBC Sport’s Premier League Predictor game is back – and this season you can take on pundit Mark Lawrenson. More than 200,000 people played last season, and you can register to take part now – it takes less than a ...

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Leading drivers back 'halo' introduction

Leading Formula 1 drivers have backed the decision to introduce the controversial ‘halo’ head protection system next season. Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel said the sport would be “ignorant and stupid” not to use the device. Fernando Alonso said it would ...

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Sir Chris Hoy calls on British Cycling to back reforms

Sir Chris Hoy has called on British Cycling to back governance reforms to avoid losing £43m in public funding. The six-time Olympic champion has written to the 10 regional chairs of British Cycling’s membership before Saturday’s vote on reforms during ...

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Lewis Hamilton battles back as Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas dominated the Austrian Grand Prix to take his second victory of the year ahead of Sebastian Vettel as Lewis Hamilton recovered to fourth. Hamilton started eighth after a poor qualifying performance and a five-place grid penalty, and is ...

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Lewis Hamilton says Valtteri Bottas will not back up Sebastian Vettel in Austria

Austrian Grand Prix on the BBC Venue: Red Bull Ring Date: 7-9 July Coverage: Race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Valtteri Bottas will not try to slow down ...

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