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Brisbane International: Nick Kyrgios wins first title on home soil

Australian Nick Kyrgios made the most of his limited opportunities to win his first ATP Tour title on home soil at the Brisbane International. The world number 21 warmed up for his home Grand Slam this month by beating American ...

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Johanna Konta set for Sydney title defence after recovering from hip injury

Johanna Konta looks set to defend her Sydney International title, despite withdrawing from her quarter-final in Brisbane with a hip injury. Konta, who plays Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round, says her hip injury, suffered on Thursday, has settled down ...

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Johanna Konta set for Sydney title defence after recovering from hip injury

Johanna Konta looks set to defend her Sydney International title, despite withdrawing from her quarter-final in Brisbane with a hip injury. Konta, who plays Agnieszka Radwanska in the first round, says her hip injury, suffered on Thursday, has settled down ...

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Brisbane International: Elina Svitolina beats Aliaksandra Sasnovich to title

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina won the first WTA title of the year, beating surprise finalist Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-1 at the Brisbane International. The third seed and world number six looked full of confident against the world number 88 from Belarus ...

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UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan matches Steve Davis with sixth title

Media playback is not supported on this device Ronnie O’Sullivan equalled Steve Davis’ haul of six UK Championship titles by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 in a high-quality final in York. O’Sullivan also drew level with Stephen Hendry’s 18 ‘Triple Crown’ ...

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Man Utd's title hopes 'probably' over after loss to 'lucky' City – Mourinho

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side’s title hopes are “probably” over because referee Michael Oliver failed to award them a penalty in their 2-1 loss to “lucky” Manchester City. Pep ...

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BBC Unsung Hero 2017: Fell runner Mike Blake wins Welsh title

Fell-running organiser Mike Blake has been named BBC Wales’ Get Inspired Sports Unsung Hero for 2017. The 69-year-old has been a member of the Eryri Harriers club in Llanberis, near Caernarfon, for nearly 40 years and has inspired generations of ...

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'I'll be taking Farah seriously' – Kipchoge seeks third London Marathon title

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge says he will take Mo Farah’s challenge at the London Marathon “very seriously”. Kipchoge, 33, won the event in 2015 and 2016, and will compete again in 2018. Farah has run two London Marathons but April’s ...

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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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Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton says he wasn’t 100% after winning title

Lewis Hamilton says he has found it difficult to stay at the same competitive intensity for the final two races of 2017 since clinching the title. Hamilton, beaten by Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, ...

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