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Chelsea look to hijack Man Utd's bid for Sanchez... but Mourinho hopeful Mkhitaryan is Arsenal deal breaker

Telegraph / Sport 51 sources

Jose Mourinho hopes Manchester United will fend off late interest from Chelsea to sign Alexis Sanchez after Manchester City pulled out of the race for the Arsenal striker in another dramatic twist to the extraordinary transfer saga. City…

Olympic champion was abused by US team doctor

Sky News / World 111 sources

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Olivier Giroud offered in Arsenal's Pierre-Emrick Aubameyang deal?

Sports Mole 32 sources

Arsenal are reportedly planning to offer Olivier Giroud to Borussia Dortmund in part-exchange for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

BBC.com 119 sources

Reality Check looks at the sporting skills of the secretive state.

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Johanna Konta gets Australian Open campaign under way with convincing win

Johanna Konta’s fifth visit to the Australian Open provides her with the best chance yet of a breakthrough win at a grand slam, and there was little to suggest in her efficient win over the American Madison Brengle on day two that she is…

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Andrew McCutchen Traded to Giants After 9 Years with Pirates

Bleacher Report 66 sources

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced they traded one of the best outfielders in franchise history Monday, sending Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. The Pirates received pitcher Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and…

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Maria Sharapova beats Tatjana Maria in Australian Open first round – as it happened

The Guardian / AU 33 sources

Sharapova wins 6-1, 6-4 on her return to Melbourne Park; Russian to meet Lepchenko or Sevastova in second round

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Chelsea January transfer news LIVE: Blues enter race for Alexis

Goal.com 51 sources

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blues as the January transfer window heats up

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'I won't let one man steal my love and joy' - Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar

Mirror Online / Sport 111 sources

Nassar, who is serving a 60-year jail sentence for having child sex abuse images, has admitted to assaulting female gymnasts

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No end in sight to Ben Stokes' England exile as all-rounder charged with affray after fight outside a Bristol club

Telegraph / Sport 46 sources

Ben Stokes is facing further exile from the England camp after he was charged with affray over the alleged brawl which cost him his place in the Ashes squad. The participation of the all-rounder in the lucrative Indian Premier League is…

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Arsenal confident of signing Aubameyang after Dortmund talks

Club also hope to sign £40m Malcom from Bordeaux

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Visiting North Korea? Draft a will and make funeral plans, State Department says

Fox News / World 119 sources

Americans can travel to North Korea, if they wish -- but it may just be a death wish, the U.S. State Department cautioned.

SUNDERLAND: He'd lose around £5m, so will Rodwell agree to £70,000-a-week contract being torn up?

The Northern Echo 5 sources

SUNDERLAND have offered to tear up the remaining 18 months of Jack Rodwell’s contract and, almost two weeks later, are still waiting to hear what he wants to do.

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Tommy Bowe will call time on his rugby career at end of season

Ulster winger won 69 Ireland caps and played five Tests for the Lions

Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100m in the summer, says Leicester boss Claude Puel

Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100m in the summer, according to Leicester boss Claude Puel. The Foxes do not want to sell the winger amid further speculation about his future this month. Mahrez asked to leave Leicester in the summer but only…

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Dana White warns Conor McGregor he could lose lightweight title

UFC president believes it is unfair that the Dubliner has not fought in the UFC since November 2016

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Vikings' Minnesota Miracle was sweetened by social media - CNET

CNET 226 sources

Commentary: Hate Twitter and Facebook all you want, but when your team's finally on the winning side, all is briefly forgiven.

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Stokes charged with affray

Sky Sports 46 sources

Ben Stokes has been charged with affray in relation to an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.

How Man Utd could line up with Alexis Sanchez

Goal.com 100 sources

The Chile international could be about to finalise a stunning move to Old Trafford, but where will Jose Mourinho use him in his line-up?

Monday, Jan 15

Cyrille Regis dead: West Brom and Coventry legend dies after suffering heart attack aged 59

Mirror Online 91 sources

The former Aston Villa and Wolves striker died on Sunday night following a heart attack

Manchester City's unbeaten run ended by Liverpool in thriller at Anfield

The Times / News 86 sources

Whatever this thrilling Manchester City team may go on to achieve under Pep Guardiola, they will not be joining the exclusive club known as English football's “Invincibles”. Their unbeaten run in the Premier League came to an end on an…

Jürgen Klopp's men show there is life after Philippe Coutinho

The Times / Life 70 sources

Exorcisms have rarely been so frenziedly glorious as this. Amid all the focus on the loss of Philippe Coutinho, who did not want to play for Liverpool any more, it was the talent who turned down other offers in order to turn out for Jürgen…

Sunday, Jan 14

Live Commentary: Liverpool 4-3 Manchester City

Sports Mole 86 sources

Sports Mole brings you live text coverage of the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.

Joshua-Parker on Box Office

Sky Sports 77 sources

Anthony Joshua wants to add another world title triumph to his legacy when he battles Joseph Parker in a heavyweight unification clash in Cardiff on March 31, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Report: Alexis Sanchez not in Arsenal squad for Bournemouth game

Sports Mole 136 sources

Alexis Sanchez is believed to be out of the Arsenal squad for their game at Bournemouth ahead of a potential move away from the Emirates Stadium.

Jason Roy blasts England’s highest ODI score in five-wicket win over Australia

That’s one way to secure your first proper win of an Australia tour. The Ashes may be gone but England kicked off the one-day internationals with the most thumping of five-wicket wins in the first of a five-game series. For that, they have…

Saturday, Jan 13

Exclusive interview: Rory McIlroy reveals secret heart drama after China virus scare

Telegraph / Sport 43 sources

Even a heart scare will not derail Rory McIlroy from his 2018 objective. He has undergone the tests, “absolutely loved the down time” and has come out of this period of self-examination by declaring his mission to return to world No 1 by…

Antonio Conte urges Chelsea board make transfer move for Alexis Sanchez

Metro.co.uk / Sport 105 sources

Antonio Conte has recommended Alexis Sanchez to Chelsea’s board (Picture: AP)

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Everton: Premier League – as it happened

Harry Kane became Tottenham’s all-time leading Premier League marksman as Everton were outplayed at Wembley.

Chelsea toothless once again as 10-man Leicester earn deserved point

Chelsea endured a third successive goalless draw in an enthralling encounter against excellent 10-man Leicester. Antonio Conte had been wary of the Foxes and his concern proved well founded as the movement and energy of Riyad Mahrez, Jamie…

Friday, Jan 12

Mourinho ‘ends’ schoolyard spat with Conte by declaring contempt

‘I touched the point where he really feels hurt,’ says Manchester United boss

Graham Rix and Gwyn Williams accused of racism and bullying while at Chelsea

The Guardian 17 sources

Three former youth-team footballers at Chelsea have launched legal claims against the club after allegations that black players were subjected to horrific racism by their coaches, including physical attacks and one instance when Graham Rix…

Mourinho salutes 'phenomenal' Sanchez

Sky Sports 105 sources

Jose Mourinho has saluted Alexis Sanchez as a "phenomenal" player and did not deny Manchester United want to sign the Arsenal star.

Manchester rivals in battle for Alexis Sánchez

The Times / News 120 sources

Alexis Sánchez is determined to join Manchester City this month despite late interest in the Arsenal forward from their cross-city rivals Manchester United. Sánchez has told his Arsenal team-mates that he wants to leave during the transfer…

Thursday, Jan 11

Manchester United offer £25m for Alexis Sánchez in attempt to hijack City deal

Manchester United have made a bid to sign Alexis Sánchez from Arsenal as José Mourinho attempts to scupper Manchester City’s hopes of securing the Chile forward this month.

Result: Arsenal hold Chelsea to stalemate in EFL Cup semi-final

Sports Mole 92 sources

Chelsea and Arsenal play out their third draw of the season as neither side is able to break the deadlock in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final at Stamford Bridge.

Australian Open draw: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic learn fate

Metro.co.uk / Sport 67 sources

Will Nadal and Federer reach the final again? (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Arsene Wenger was grumpy and animated in Chelsea press box

SAMI MOKBEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Perched constantly on the edge of his seat, there were a couple of moments when Arsene Wenger forgot where he was.