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Heather Watson claims top-10 scalp at Eastbourne ahead of Wimbledon

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Britain's Heather Watson overcame a top-10 opponent for only the second time in her career by beating defending champion Dominika Cibulkova at Eastbourne.

Wimbledon 2017: Start date, tickets, live coverage, weather, betting, prize money, Andy Murray & more

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The wait is almost over as Britain prepares to go tennis mad for two weeks with Wimbledon.

Alexandre Lacazette will only join Arsenal if Lyon sign a replacement, says club president

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Lyon will not allow Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette to leave until a replacement is signed, says president Jean-Michel Aulas.

Lyon end interest in Olivier Giroud as 'Arsenal want to keep him', claims club president

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Lyon have ended their pursuit of Olivier Giroud, claiming Arsenal want to keep the striker.

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Transfers, tactics and academy talent: Frank de Boer's plans for Crystal Palace

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

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Marcus Willis edges closer to Wimbledon return with Andrej Martin scalp

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Britain's Marcus Willis stayed on course for a return to Wimbledon after winning his first qualifier on Monday.

Frank de Boer appointed Crystal Palace manager on three-year deal

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FEATURE: How De Boer can teach Crystal Palace the 'Total Football' of Barcelona & Ajax

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Jose Mourinho's father Felix dies: Man Utd manager posts poignant photo

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Jose Mourinho's father, former Portugal goalkeeper Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, has died at the age of 79.

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Lions Tour 2017: New Zealand call up Damian McKenzie to replace injured Ben Smith

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One of New Zealand's most exciting prospects has been added to the All Blacks set-up before the Second Test in Wellington on Saturday.

Lions Tour 2017: Sam Warburton and Maro Itoje in contention plan as Warren Gatland seeks greatest physicality

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Following the Lions' loss to New Zealand in the opening match of their three-Test series against the world champions, there was one undeniable factor: the tourists were overcome physically by their opponents.

Lions Tour 2017: To stop another heavenly All Blacks display, hard men must take them to hell, writes David Flatman

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How to solve a problem like the All Blacks. Whatever the solution - if there even is one - it seems likely to involve extended periods of tank-emptying effort. Certainly, the areas in which many predicted the Lions would dominate became…

Pink ball County Championship cricket begins in bid to revive game with Mohammad Amir to make Essex bow

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Cricket chiefs are already considering a second round of day/night County Championship matches next summer if this week's proves a success.

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Dawid Malan has a blast as he hits the mark in T20 debut for England

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Dawid Malan is hopeful his stunning international debut in Cardiff will help him break into England's one-day team by the end of the summer.

Lions Tour 2017: Steve Hansen calls radio station to slam 'desperate' Warren Gatland in row over dirty play

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All Blacks boss Steve Hansen today branded Warren Gatland as "predictable" and "desperate" after his Lions counterpart accused the world champions of a dangerous approach to shutting down scrum‑half Conor Murray.

Tiemoue Bakayoko yet to agree £35.1m Chelsea transfer terms as Manchester United wait for £40m Nemanja Matic

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Chelsea have yet to agree personal terms with Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and won't sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United until they do.

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Andy Murray begins final preparations for Wimbledon at the Hurlingham Club

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Andy Murray will begin the final preparations for his Wimbledon defence in London at the Hurlingham Club on Tuesday against Lucas Pouille.

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's Azerbaijan GP collision: How did it happen? What will the punishment be?

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This year's Formula One championship came alive in Azerbaijan after Sebastian Vettel was accused of deliberately ramming into title rival Lewis Hamilton.

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Frank de Boer to be unveiled as Crystal Palace's new manager after agreeing deal over the weekend

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Frank de Boer is set to be confirmed as the new Crystal Palace manager.

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Latest transfer news LIVE: Arsenal to swap Alexis Sanchez for Sergio Aguero, plus Chelsea and Tottenham gossip

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This could be the start of a big week for London's top Premier League clubs in the summer transfer window as the 2017-18 season draws ever nearer.

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Feliciano Lopez admits he is heading into Wimbledon more confident than ever before after Queen's win

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Feliciano Lopez has admitted he will go to Wimbledon the most confident he has ever been after claiming his first Queen's Club title on Sunday.

Sunday, Jun 25

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win men's doubles final with straight sets win at Queen's Club

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Jamie Murray admitted it was "nice" to win a Queen's Club title despite his brother's shock exit from the tournament this week after the 31-year-old and Bruno Soares became the 2017 men's doubles champions.

Lewis Hamilton accuses Sebastian Vettel of 'dangerous driving' after Azerbaijan Grand Prix clash

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Lewis Hamilton accused Sebastian Vettel of driving dangerously during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday.

Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic to win Queen's 2017 final thriller

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Feliciano Lopez beat Marin Cilic in a thrilling Queen's 2017 final after a final set tie-break decider.

Queen's 2017 tennis final LIVE as it happened: Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic to win Aegon Championships

Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez claimed the biggest title of his long career when he battled back to beat Marin Cilic 4-6 7-6(2) 7-6(8) in a nerve-wracking final of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Sunday.

Saturday, Jun 24

Liam Williams revels in first Test wonder try as Lions face uphill battle against All Blacks

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Liam Williams admitted that he loves "having a run" after setting up one of the greatest tries in British and Irish Lions history.

Advantage New Zealand as British and Irish Lions suffer 15-point defeat in first Test at Eden Park

Gatland suggests Lions were caught off guard by New Zealand's tactics, not 'champagne rugby'

Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine: What we know so far

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Dan Evans' career is in a state of limbo after the British number three revealed he has tested positive for cocaine.

Friday, Jun 23

ITF suspends Dan Evans after British number three tests positive for cocaine

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British number three Dan Evans has been handed a provisional suspension by the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for cocaine in April.

First sight of Wimbledon's £70m refurbishment in all its glory

This is the first look at Wimbledon's Court One as it prepares for the installation of its new retractable roof.

Lions must make a hot start or face up to facts in first Test against All Blacks

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Catching All Blacks cold is the best chance of winning a first series in New Zealand since 1971

Queen's Club 2017 live: Quarter-final action from the Aegon Championships

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The quarter-finals are underway at Queen's on Friday, with No4 seed Marin Cilic second in the running order on Centre Court.

Thursday, Jun 22

London is the beacon of equality as the World Para Championships head to town, writes Sadiq Khan

Para athletics is coming home. In just over three weeks, our great city will again be the stage for the biggest global sporting event of the year.

Royal Ascot 2017: Big Orange wins Gold Cup thriller by a nose

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Big Orange repelled the late thrust of defending champion Order Of St George to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Queen's Club 2017 live: Jordan Thompson eliminated at Aegon Championships

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Queen's tennis returns for a fourth day on Thursday, with Marin Cilic and Andy Murray's victor, Jordan Thompson, the highlights.

England came close to achieving perfection against South Africa, claims captain Eoin Morgan

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Eoin Morgan claimed England came close to achieving perfection after they demolished South Africa by nine wickets.