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Saturday, Aug 18

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What next for football's 'weird' social media craze?

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A monkey using a laptop, a singing lion, a chess-playing goat, a footballer dressed as a wolf, plumes of white smoke from a restaurant chimney. Not forgetting the cryptic messages, Ikea-style pictorial instructions, magic tricks and…

Friday, Aug 17

19

August 2018: Women in Formula One

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In this special edition of The Circuit, Amanda Davies takes a look at the history of women in Formula One and the future they hold in the competition.

16

Serena learned sister's killer was free minutes before loss

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Tennis superstar Serena Williams says she found out her sister's killer had been released from prison minutes before her loss to Johanna Konta last month.

14

How Ronaldo and celebrity culture have changed soccer fandom

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Sky Ouyang used to avidly follow Real Madrid. The 23-year-old would keep up to date with how the La Liga club was doing from his Shanghai home.

John Elway: Colin Kaepernick 'had his chance' with Broncos

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The Denver Broncos are in the market for a backup quarterback, but they won't be signing Colin Kaepernick.

13

'Relaxed' Lexi Thompson glad to be back

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World No. 5 Lexi Thompson says she is feeling "very comfortable" after returning to golf following a four-week break.

11

Phelps: 'I didn't want to be alive'

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It was in 2014, following a second drink driving charge and a six-month suspension from USA Swimming, that Michael Phelps started to talk.

Thursday, Aug 16

19

Golfer hits three holes-in-one on the same day

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Amateur Ali Gibb enjoyed a trip to the golf course that Tiger Woods could only dream of earlier this week, hitting three holes-in-one on the same day.

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Teaching saddlery: 'Do it for the horses - you have to give them the best'

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Horses might be big and powerful, but they are sensitive creatures and won't put up with any old saddle.

16

Sainz to replace Alonso at McLaren

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Spanish Formula One driver Carlos Sainz will join McLaren from Renault next season to replace countryman Fernando Alonso, who announced his retirement earlier this week.

10

Real Madrid humbled in Super Cup thriller

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Spanish giants Real Madrid came up short in their first competitive match since the departure of two of their talismans Wednesday night, as crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid stormed to a 4-2 victory in an entertaining Super Cup match at the…

Sailing's reluctant feminist hero

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Tracy Edwards is about to begin a new chapter of her life with 'The Maiden Factor' -- a three year sailing tour to raise awareness for girls' access to education.

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Google Doodle celebrates football's founding father

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Before 1863, football was a chaotic and mostly unregulated sport, with differing sets of rules that added to the confusion.

Wednesday, Aug 15

18

Meet the new Queen of European sprinting

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Dina Asher-Smith is the first British woman to claim three gold medals in the 100 meters, 200m and the 4x100m relay final at the European Championships.

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He completed a 200km Alps challenge -- in 57 hours

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The Tyrolean High Altitude Trail takes walkers between 10 and 12 days to complete. Ultra runner Daniel Jung has negotiated it in just over two days.

14

US gripped by Tiger's return

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Tiger Woods' return to golf's major championships has seen TV viewing figures surge throughout the year.

10

Fernando Alonso announces he's leaving F1

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Formula One is to lose one of its bona fide stars after two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced he will not race in the sport next year.

Tuesday, Aug 14

20

Meet the $4.6 million college quarterback

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Here's one way to get paid in American college athletics: Go professional in another sport.

17

COPA90: Mesut Ozil's masterclass

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In this COPA90 masterclass, Arsenal's Mesut Ozil shows us how it's done on the pitch with some assist magic to the COPA presenters.

16

Rising sport star not looking for fame

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He's the hottest golfer on the planet, though you might struggle to recognize him.

13

Tottenham delays stadium opening over safety concerns

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English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has been forced to postpone the opening of its new stadium over "issues with the critical safety systems."

11

Felipe Massa energized by career change

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He competed in 269 Formula One races, won 11 of them, and for a few seconds at the end of the 2008 season it looked like he was about to become world champion.

Monday, Aug 13

19

Arsenal sponsored by... Rwanda?

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Critics have slammed Rwanda for spending millions to sponsor Arsenal, saying it should have been spent alleviating chronic poverty in the country instead.

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Box-office Tiger in contention for Ryder Cup wildcard

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He's been described as "priceless" as a Ryder Cup assistant captain, but Tiger Woods' runner-up finish in the US PGA has lifted him into serious contention to earn a wildcard spot as a player for September's match.

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Woods' tale outshines Koepka's US PGA win

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It has been five years since Tiger Woods last won a golf tournament -- but the 14-time major winner is getting closer to achieving a feat which would stop the clocks.

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Tiger Woods comes up just short in PGA

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Tiger Woods came up tantalizingly short in his bid for a 15th major title as Brooks Koepka captured his second of the year by claiming the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis Sunday.

Steve McManaman: Liverpool now has squad depth

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Ex-Liverpool forward Steve McManaman says his former club has a "great chance of being successful" this season after improving the depth of its squad.

Sunday, Aug 12

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PGA Championship: Tiger challenges after successive 66s in St. Louis

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Tiger Woods gave himself a fighting chance of winning his first major in more than a decade with a second straight four-under 66 Saturday to trail PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka by four shots going into the final round in St. Louis.

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LGCT Valkenswaard: Frank Schuttert scores surprise home win

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Frank Schuttert pulled off the biggest upset of the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world's best show jumpers this season as he won the Valkenswaard leg in front of his home crowd in the Netherlands by the smallest of marings.

Friday, Aug 10

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NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out anthem

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Several NFL players took a knee, raised fists or did not take to the field while the National Anthem was played Thursday night before preseason games.