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Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for first time since 2009

Sri Lanka have decided to play in Pakistan for the first time since their team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009 after being left “fully satisfied” with “stringent security measures”. The two teams will meet in a Twenty20 international ...

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Robert Kubica: Polish driver completes first Williams F1 test

Media playback is not supported on this device Robert Kubica completed the first of two tests for Williams on Wednesday as the team assess whether he can make a return to Formula 1. The Pole has not raced in F1 ...

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Billy Joe Castle: Snooker player making impression in first professional year

Billy Joe Castle is now more familiar with green baize than green fingers after giving up his day job as a gardener for professional snooker. The 25-year-old, from Southampton, has already made a strong impression in his first year on ...

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Ladies French Open: Holly Clyburn fourth as Cristie Kerr wins first European title

Ladies French Open final leaderboard -17 C Kerr (US); -13 Xi Yu Lin (Chn); -8 A Munoz (Sp); -7 H Clyburn (Eng), A V Dam (Ned) Selected others: -4 G Hall (Eng), F Johnson (Eng); -3 A Boulden (Wal) Holly ...

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Johnson leads by one after first round in Boston

Dell Championship first-round leaderboard -5 D Johnson (US); -4 K Stanley (US), M Leishman (Aus), S Garcia (Sp), J Rahm (Sp); -3 K Na (US), L List (US), B Harman (US), J Dufner (US), J Blixt (Swe), G Murray (US) ...

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Notts Outlaws beat Bears to win first T20 title – highlights & report

NatWest T20 Blast final, Edgbaston Notts Outlaws 190-4 (20 overs): Taylor 65, Patel 64*; Woakes 3-29 Birmingham Bears 168-8 (20 overs): Hain 72; Gurney 4-17 Notts Outlaws beat Birmingham Bears by 22 runs Scorecard Notts Outlaws won their first domestic ...

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US Open 2017: Johanna Konta knocked out by Aleksandra Krunic in first round

Britain’s Johanna Konta suffered a shock first-round defeat against unseeded Serb Aleksandra Krunic at the US Open. Konta, seeded seventh, was among the favourites for the title and one of eight women who could have ended the tournament as world ...

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Northern Trust: Dustin Johnson beats Jordan Spieth in first hole of sudden-death play-off

Northern Trust final leaderboard -13 D Johnson (US)*, J Spieth (US); -9 J Vegas (Ven), J Rahm (Spa); -6 P Casey (Eng); -5 W Simpson (US), J Thomas (US), K Chappell (US) Selected others: -4 B Watson (US), J Rose ...

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Northern Trust: Russell Henley leads Dustin Johnson after first round

Northern Trust, first-round leaderboard -6 R Henley (US); -5 D Johnson (US); -4 S Brown (US), C Villegas (Col), C Kirk (US); Selected others: -3 B Watson (US); -2 J Rose (Eng); -1 (P Casey (Eng), M Laird (Sco); +1 ...

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China Championship: Luca Brecel beats Shaun Murphy for first ranking title

Belgium’s Luca Brecel won his first ranking tournament as he beat England’s Shaun Murphy 10-5 in the final of the China Championship in Guangzhou. The 22-year-old came from 3-1 down to win nine of the last 11 frames against 2005 ...

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