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Andre Cardoso suspended for failed drugs test and misses Tour de France

Portuguese cyclist Andre Cardoso has been suspended by his team for a failed drugs test, four days before the start of the Tour de France. The 32-year-old, one of nine men in the Trek-Segafredo team that includes 2009 Tour winner ...

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County Championship: Day-night games provide Test warm-up for England stars

It was 23 July, 1997 when floodlit cricket first became part of the English county scene. Warwickshire beat Somerset in front of 16,000 fans at Edgbaston, but that was a limited-overs game and it was to be 14 years before ...

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Briton Evans reveals positive cocaine test

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Coverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. ...

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Henry Blofeld: Test Match Special commentator calls time on career

Henry Blofeld will retire from BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special after 45 years in the commentary box. The 77-year-old will broadcast on the show for the final time when England host West Indies on 7 September. “Although I am ...

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Ireland & Afghanistan awarded Test status by International Cricket Council

Ireland and Afghanistan have been granted Test status by the International Cricket Council. It increases the number of countries competing at the top level of international cricket to 12. They are the first admissions since Bangladesh gained Test status in ...

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Broad doubtful for first Test with heel problem

England are monitoring Stuart Broad’s fitness before the first Test against South Africa after a recurrence of the paceman’s long-standing heel injury. Broad left the field on Wednesday after bowling one over for Nottinghamshire in their win against Leicestershire. The ...

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PGA Tour: New doping programme to blood test and name recreational drug users

The PGA Tour is to introduce blood testing next season and will align its list of prohibited substances with that of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The Tour will still use urine testing as an anti-doping measure, with blood testing ...

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French Open 2017: Andy Murray set for Karen Khachanov test at Roland Garros

French Open: Murray v Khachanov Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Date: Monday, 5 June Coverage: Listen to online radio commentary and follow text coverage on the BBC Sport website and app. World number one Andy Murray will face up-and-coming Russian Karen ...

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Stokes likely to bowl but facing fitness test

Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Venues: The Oval, Edgbaston, Cardiff. Dates: 1-18 June Coverage: Highlights every evening on BBC Two, ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; in-play ...

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James Anderson: England and Lancashire bowler a doubt for South Africa first Test

England seamer James Anderson is a doubt for July’s first Test against South Africa after he sustained a groin tear playing for Lancashire. England’s all-time leading wicket taker suffered the problem in the Roses match against Yorkshire and is expected ...

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