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Michelle Payne stood down after positive test for banned substance

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been stood down from riding after she tested positive for a banned substance at a meeting at Swan Hill racecourse ...

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Crystal Palace mistook Frank de Boer for Ronald de Boer but they’re all laughing about it

The club have got all summer to learn the difference between the twins.

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Pat Smullen excited to take up Irish Derby challenge with cracksman

Pat Smullen is relishing the opportunity to partner Cracksman in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday.

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul scores hat-trick to put Spain U21s into Euro final

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul scored a hat-trick to earn Spain Under-21s a 3-1 win over 10-man Italy and put them into the final of Euro 2017 against Germany.

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England lose to Germany on penalties - again

England Under-21s suffered more penalty semi-final heartbreak against Germany after Nathan Redmond's miss sent them out of Euro 2017.

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FIFA report finds England World Cup bid team broke rules when courting Jack Warner

The England 2018 World Cup bid team made a determined effort to win over former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner and "often accommodated his wishes, in apparent violation ...

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‘Catch me if you can’: Watch this tribute to All Blacks’ record try-scorer Doug Howlett

Howlett has earned himself a place in the hearts of fans on both sides of the world.

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Louth's Ryan Burns gets 12-week ban for kicking ball at umpire

Louth's Ryan Burns is the latest recipient of a 12-week ban.

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FIFA makes shock move to publish report into 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding race

FIFA has taken the dramatic step of publishing a controversial internal report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process after it was leaked to a German newspaper ...

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Celtic supporters call for rethink on refusal of Linfield tickets

Two Celtic fan groups have urged the club to reverse their decision to decline tickets from Linfield - and asked the Belfast club to consider selling directly to ...

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Injury scare for Andy Murray ahead of Wimbledon title defence

Andy Murray has pulled out of his scheduled Wimbledon warm-up match at the Hurlingham Club on Tuesday because of a sore hip.

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Rory Best refuses to criticise referee Romain Poite after Lions draw

Rory Best refused to criticise referee Romain Poite after the British and Irish Lions were held to a 31-31 draw by the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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German papaer reveals secret Fifa report into Qatar 2022 corruption allegations

Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup looks set to become mired in fresh controversy after the leaking of a secret FIFA report into the 2010 bidding contests. ...

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The Lions have drawn with the Hurricanes in Wellington

The British and Irish Lions have drawn 31-31 with the Hurricanes in Wellington,writes Simon Lewis.

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Serena Williams tweets John McEnore after his ranking remark

John McEnroe's belief that Serena Williams would be ranked as low as 700 in the world if she played on the men's tour has drawn short shrift from the 23-time women's ...

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Lions boss Warren Gatland caricatured by New Zealand newspaper again

New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster says he would not like to be a victim of the newspaper clown treatment given to British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland.

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All Blacks Jerome Kaino denies deliberate attempt to injure Lion's player Conor Murray

All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has insisted he had no intention going out to injure Conor Murray during last Saturday's first Test against the British and Irish ...

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Cork relief as Conor Lehane winning Munster final fitness battle

Cork star Conor Lehane will be fit for next month’s Munster senior hurling final clash with Clare, writes Jackie Cahill.

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Massey and McEleney strikes see off Galway as Dundalk enjoy Oriel Park win

Dundalk 2 Galway Utd 0: Goals in either half from Dane Massey and Patrick McEleney saw Dundalk continue their positive momentum at Oriel Park last night as they ...

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'We must forget Leicester and work with humility': Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri insisted he had moved on from his title-winning spell at Leicester as he was unveiled as the new coach of Ligue 1 club Nantes.

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Is Nemanja Matic to Manchester United a really good idea, or a really bad one?

The midfielder is being linked with a rumoured move to Old Trafford.

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South African media report details of Erasmus deal

RASSIE Erasmus will leave Munster to oversee a major overhaul of South African rugby shortly, and will bring his defence coach Jacques Nienaber home with him, Afrikaan ...

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Jordan Spieth won a play-off from the bunker and it's the most clutch thing you'll see today

From the sand to the celebrations, what a moment this was.

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Hamilton should take some blame for Vettel bust-up, says Jackie Stewart

Hamilton denied braking suddenly and labelled his rival a "disgrace".

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Arm injury sidelines Frankie Dettori for at least two more weeks

Frankie Dettori will not be back before the week of Newmarket's July Festival at the earliest, the jockey's manager Peter Burrell has said.

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Frank de Boer named new Crystal Palace manager

Crystal Palace have announced Frank de Boer as their new manager.

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Steven Gerrard did nothing for England, says ex-Liverpool team mate Diouf

Former Liverpool striker El-Hadji Diouf has reopened his long-running feud with former captain Steven Gerrard after claiming the midfielder "did nothing for his ...

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Lewis Hamilton wants to 'win the right way' after Vettel controversy

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year's Formula One championship "the right way" after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday's Azerbaijan ...

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Crystal Palace got very creative with their brilliant Vatican-inspired tweet

Where have we seen that before…?

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Watch out for fireworks after Joe Brolly and Dessie Dolan round on Pat Spillane on Sunday Game

Dessie Dolan and Joe Brolly have controversially suggested Pat Spillane was to blame for Dublin forwardDiarmuid Connolly’s 12-week suspension, writes Ciara ...

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Frank De Boer set to be named as Crystal Palace manager

Crystal Palace are expected to announce Frank de Boer as their new manager on Monday afternoon.

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Tipperary face Westmeath seeking hurling qualifier redemption

All-Ireland champions Tipperary will begin their hurling qualifier quest with a clash against Westmeath, as the Premier seek redemption from their Munster championship ...

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Five talking points ahead of Hurricanes v British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions play the final midweek game of their New Zealand tour on Tuesday when they face reigning Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes in Wellington. ...

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Football rumours: Are Arsenal and Man City ready to do a stunning swap?

What the papers say and what's being rumoured online.

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WATCH: Mike Tyson's ear bites have left a deep impression on his boxing biography

The evening Mike Tyson bit both of Evander Holyfield's ears remains the most memorable of a career that was as decorated as it was controversial.

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Robbie Henshaw: All Blacks don't overstep the physical boundaries

Robbie Henshaw insists New Zealand do not overstep rugby's physical boundaries as the war of words around Conor Muray's Test match treatment rages on.

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Steve Hansen: Warren Gatland's complaints over Conor Murray treatment 'might be a bit desperate'

All Blacks boss Steve Hansen has reacted furiously to Warren Gatland's “desperate” and “predictable” suggestion his players have deliberately tried to injure Lions ...

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Cavan hold off Offaly at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park in Tullamore

Offaly 0-16, Cavan 1-17: A goal from Gearóid McKiernan that crowned a crucial run of 1-3 without reply from Cavan at the start of the second half proved to be decisive ...

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Armagh back in business as they claim win over Fermanagh at Athletic Grounds

Armagh 0-20, Fermanagh 0-11: Armagh are back in business and poised to rescue their season through the back door.

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Lance Stroll became part of Formula One history and did a shoey to boot

What more could racing fans want?

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Guess which two drivers got in a spat at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Formula One’s top two collided twice in Baku.

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Germany beat Cameroon 3-1 to book place in Confederations Cup semi-finals

Germany 3, Cameroon 1: Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner both scored their first senior international goals as Germany beat 10-man Cameroon 3-1 to book their place ...

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Chile reaches Confederations Cup semi-finals with 1-1 draw against Australia

Chile 1, Australia 1: Chile survived a scare to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a 1-1 draw against Australia in Moscow.

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Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Queen's final

Feliciano Lopez completed the perfect preparation for Wimbledon by beating world number seven Marin Cilic to win the Aegon Championships at Queen's.

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Dublin secures biggest win under Jim Gavin as they crush Westmeath at Croke Park

Dublin 4-29, Westmeath 0-10: The working theory was that Dublin had drifted back ever so slightly towards the chasing pack this season but Westmeath never came close ...

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Laois floors Carlow in dramatic win at O'Moore Park

Laois 2-14, Carlow 1-16: Laois ensured that their name will be in the hat for tomorrow morning’s All-Ireland SHC qualifier round 1 draw.

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