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Stephen Lee: Banned snooker player avoids prison in Hong Kong

Banned snooker player Stephen Lee has avoided prison despite admitting to working illegally in Hong Kong. Lee, 43, was arrested in April and has been on bail since initially pleading not guilty to breaching the conditions of his tourist visa. ...

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Ex-England player Rhodes named new Bangladesh coach

Former England wicketkeeper-batsman Steve Rhodes has been named as the new coach of Bangladesh. The 53-year-old, who played 11 Tests and nine one-day internationals for England, has been given a two-year contract until the 2020 World Twenty20. Rhodes succeeds Sri ...

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Paine and Cummins part of Cricket Australia's player behaviour review

Australia players Tim Paine, Pat Cummins and George Bailey will be part of a panel which considers a new “behavioural charter” for the men’s team. The charter has been commissioned by Cricket Australia (CA) following the ball-tampering scandal in South ...

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World Championship: What makes the perfect snooker player?

2018 World Championship Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 21 April – 7 May Coverage: Watch live across BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Perfect technique, immaculate break-building and clever safety play. All ...

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Ball-tampering: Cricket Australia propose new player code

Australia’s cricketers will be asked to initiate a new code of conduct following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. The proposed charter, which has been commissioned by Cricket Australia (CA) following an initial review into events in Cape Town, will ...

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NI match-winner ‘a small player with a huge heart’

Media playback is not supported on this device Northern Ireland’s Paul Smyth was described as a “small player” with a “huge heart” after scoring the winning goal against South Korea just four minutes into his international debut. The 21-year-old clinched ...

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Ryan Day: Welsh snooker player wins Gibraltar Open

Ryan Day won his second ranking title this season after beating China’s Cao Yupeng 4-0 in the final of the Gibraltar Open. The victory follows his first ever ranking title at the Riga Masters in June 2017. After 19 years ...

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Ryan Day: Welsh snooker player wins Gibraltar Open

Ryan Day won his second ranking title this season after beating China’s Cao Yupeng 4-0 in the final of the Gibraltar Open. The victory follows his first ever ranking title at the Riga Masters in June 2017. After 19 years ...

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Dan Evans: Lawn Tennis Association warns British player over drugs ban

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Dan Evans has been warned by the Lawn Tennis Association that any support is “entirely dependent” on his level of professionalism as he returns to training after being banned for failing ...

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What does GB sprinter and England Sevens player have in common?

XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Joel Fearon is Britain’s joint third-fastest 100m runner in history. ...

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