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France to host Belgium in Davis Cup final

Belgium will play France in the Davis Cup final after coming back from 2-1 down to beat Australia in Brussels. Australia had the overnight lead but world number 12 David Goffin narrowly overcame 20th-ranked Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 ...

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Davis Cup semi-finals: Australia and France lead after winning doubles

Australia took a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup semi-final against Belgium with victory in the doubles. John Peers and Jordan Thompson beat Rubens Bemelmans and Arthur de Greef 6-3 6-4 6-0 on clay in Brussels. In the other semi-final, ...

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Davis Cup semi-finals: Australia and France lead after winning doubles

Australia took a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup semi-final against Belgium with victory in the doubles. John Peers and Jordan Thompson beat Rubens Bemelmans and Arthur de Greef 6-3 6-4 6-0 on clay in Brussels. In the other semi-final, ...

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Geraint Thomas: Cyclist wants Tour de France in Cardiff

Geraint Thomas says he hopes he can ride in a Tour de France stage in his hometown city of Cardiff. Thomas raced as a senior for the first time in Cardiff as the Tour of Britain finished in Wales on ...

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Griezmann, Mbappe, Pogba, Lemar, Giroud – but France can't break down Luxembourg

France coach Didier Deschamps was left “infuriated” by his side’s failures in front of goal in their goalless draw with Luxembourg, a result labelled “historic” by his opposite number. The home side had 76% possession, 34 shots and hit the ...

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Alberto Contador: Two-time Tour de France champion to retire from cycling

Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador is to retire from professional cycling after the Vuelta a Espana, which starts on 19 August. The Spaniard, 34, won the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009, but he was stripped of ...

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Hayley Turner to ride in France for female weight allowance

British Flat racing’s most successful female jockey Hayley Turner is to ride in France to take advantage of the controversial 2kg (4.4 lb) weight allowance for horses ridden by women. The allowance was introduced in February to compensate for a ...

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England 1-0 France: Jodie Taylor goal secures Euro 2017 semi-final place

Women’s Euro 2017 Coverage: Live commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live and online, plus live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website. Live television coverage on Channel 4 England beat France for the first time in 43 years to reach ...

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England win sets up France quarter-final at Euro 2017

England will face France in the Women’s Euro 2017 quarter-finals after beating Portugal to finish top of Group D, but they failed to sparkle against the lowest-ranked team in the tournament. Lionesses manager Mark Sampson made 10 changes to his ...

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Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome can go on to win more titles – Dave Brailsford

Media playback is not supported on this device Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will be a “force” in the race for years to come, says Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford. Briton Froome, 32, sealed his fourth title and ...

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