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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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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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Coutinho unveiled as Barca player but injury will delay debut

Media playback is not supported on this device Philippe Coutinho’s £142m move from Liverpool to Barcelona was officially confirmed on Monday as the playmaker was unveiled to fans at the Nou Camp. The Brazilian, 25, signed a five-and-a-half-year contract alongside ...

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Jocelyn Rae: British Fed Cup player retires, aged 26

Media playback is not supported on this device British Fed Cup doubles player Jocelyn Rae has retired from professional tennis at the age of 26. Rae helped Great Britain reach the World Group II play-off earlier this year, teaming up ...

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England's Duckett dropped after pouring drink over another player in bar

Ben Duckett was dropped from England’s Ashes tour game after pouring a drink over another player in a Perth bar. The 23-year-old batsman, part of the England Lions squad, was due to feature against a Cricket Australia XI as a ...

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Mark Williams: Welsh snooker player delighted to end six-year ranking title wait

Mark Williams was delighted to end his six-year wait for a ranking title by winning the Northern Ireland Open. The 42-year-old from Cwm, near Ebbw Vale, fought back from 6-3 down to beat teenager Yan Bingtao 9-8 in Belfast. “It ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Fifa best male player award

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world’s best male player at the 2017 Best Fifa Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Paris St-Germain’s Neymar to the honour. Ronaldo, 32, helped Real to ...

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Pakistan player reports match-fixing approach

A Pakistan player has reported an approach by a match-fixer, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board. PCB chairman Najam Sethi said the approach was “immediately reported to the PCB”, which informed the International Cricket Council (ICC). Reports in Pakistan claimed ...

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Everton ban fan while Merseyside Police investigate after clash with Lyon player

Everton have identified and banned the supporter involved in a confrontation with a Lyon player during Thursday’s Europa League defeat at Goodison Park. The club have also contacted Merseyside Police, who are investigating. A barge by Everton’s Ashley Williams on ...

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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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