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Marquise Goodwin: San Francisco 49ers player free to play despite athletics anti-doping ban

United States long jumper Marquise Goodwin has accepted a one-year ban from the US Anti-Doping Agency but is free to play for the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL this season. Former Olympian Goodwin, 26, says he quit athletics “more ...

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Haseeb Hameed: Lancashire batsman says poor form can make him better player

Lancashire batsman Haseeb Hameed says experiencing a poor run of form with the bat this season can help him become a better player. Hameed, 20, impressed by scoring 82 on his England debut against India in November 2016. After struggling ...

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Basketball player Curry opens with 74 on pro golf debut

Basketball player Stephen Curry shot a four-over-par 74 as he made his debut in a professional golf tournament. The Golden State Warrior, 29, was given a sponsor’s invite to compete in the Ellie Mae Classic on the Web.com Tour. His ...

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Jay Clarke: British tennis player says he gets 15 to 20 racist messages a month

British tennis player Jay Clarke has revealed that he receives 15 to 20 racially abusive messages a month on social media and it is “not a surprise” when it happens. British number nine Clarke, 18, tweeted an example which referred ...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes the best player in the world – Graeme Swann

Media playback is not supported on this device England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently the best player in the world, says former spinner Graeme Swann. Stokes hit an unbeaten 102 to lead England to a 40-run win on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern ...

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Harrington injured while coaching a player

Padraig Harrington has withdrawn from the St Jude Classic in Memphis after suffering an unusual elbow injury. The three-time major winner expects to be out of action for 12 days after he was struck on the elbow by an amateur ...

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Andy Murray column: Beating Del Potro, player box etiquette and life in Paris

2017 French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 28 May-12 June Coverage: Live radio and text commentary of every Andy Murray match on BBC Radio, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app. It was really good to work things ...

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Mark Selby: World champion named Player of the Year at snooker awards

Media playback is not supported on this device World Champion Mark Selby claimed three accolades at the annual snooker awards, including Player of the Year. The Leicester man, 33, also collected the journalists’ and fans’ Player of the Year honours ...

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PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante wins top award for 2016-17

Media playback is not supported on this device N’Golo Kante has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2016-17. The Chelsea midfielder, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in ...

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Younus becomes first Pakistan player to 10,000 Test runs

Younus Khan became the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs, reaching the landmark shortly after tea on the third day of the first Test against West Indies in Jamaica. The 39-year-old is the 13th batsman to break the ...

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