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France beat Belgium to win Davis Cup as Pouille defeats Darcis in fifth rubber

Media playback is not supported on this device France won the Davis Cup for the 10th time as Lucas Pouille beat Belgium’s Steve Darcis in a deciding final match. The hosts began Sunday’s final day 2-1 up in the best-of-five ...

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Davis Cup final: France open 2-1 lead over Belgium after second day

Davis Cup Final: France v Belgium Venue: Pierre Mauroy Stadium, Lille, France Dates: 24-26 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Sport website and Connected TV, 13:00-20:00 (Sat) & 12:30-20:30 (Sun) France moved within one win of the Davis Cup title ...

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Tsonga draws France level with Belgium in Davis Cup final

Davis Cup Final: France v Belgium Venue: Pierre Mauroy Stadium, Lille, France Dates: 24-26 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Sport website and Connected TV, 13:00-20:00 (Sat) & 12:30-20:30 (Sun) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Steve Darcis in the second singles rubber ...

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Davis Cup final: France drop Nicolas Mahut for doubles against Belgium

Davis Cup Final: France v Belgium Venue: Pierre Mauroy Stadium, Lille, France Dates: 24-26 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Sport website and Connected TV 13:00-21:00 (Fri), 13:00-20:00 (Sat), 12:30-20:30 (Sun) France captain Yannick Noah has dropped Nicolas Mahut and ...

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Peter Sagan: Cas to hear case against Tour de France disqualification

World champion Peter Sagan will appeal against his 2017 Tour de France disqualification when his case is heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) on 6 December. The Slovak was deemed to have caused the crash which ended ...

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Happiness trumps Tour de France fame for ex-cyclist Philippa York

Media playback is not supported on this device Philippa York would have traded her success as champion professional cyclist Robert Millar to have lived as a woman from a young age. Glaswegian York, 59, went public in the summer about ...

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England lose to late France goal in Marley's first game in charge

Media playback is not supported on this device England ended a tumultuous week for the women’s game with a 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France. The match – England’s first under interim coach Mo Marley – was ...

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Froome to 'test out' 2018 Tour de France cobbles

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome plans to ride the cobbled section of next year’s route to help prepare for the race. The 2018 Tour, which runs from 7-29 July, features 22km of cobbled road on stage nine from ...

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Tour de France 2018 will be a massive challenge – Froome

Chris Froome says he faces a “massive challenge” to win his fifth Tour de France, as the route for the 2018 race was announced on Tuesday. The 105th edition will run from 7 to 29 July and be the shortest ...

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Portugal & France reach World Cup but Netherlands fail to qualify

European champions Portugal beat Switzerland in Lisbon to finish top of European Qualifying Group B and reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia. A draw or a loss would have left Portugal in the play-offs but an own goal from ...

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