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World Cup 2018: 'Safe space' for LGBT football fans in Russia forced to move after 'political attack'

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A space for gay and ethnic minority football fans in Saint Petersburg during the World Cup was forced to relocate at the last minute in a move activists believe was politically motivated. The owners of the building that was set to host…

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US Open: Brooks Koepka snatches back-to-back titles after Tommy Fleetwood's record round

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Sir Nick Faldo believed Tommy Fleetwood had done enough to win his first major here after his record-equalling 63 and so, too, did the bookmakers who made him the long odds-on favourite going into the enthralling final hour of the 118th US…

Sunday, Jun 17

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Gareth Southgate eager to make England proud, but is well aware of what lies ahead in 2018 World Cup

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Amid Gareth Southgate's confident declarations that England are “ready”, that they will be bold and be prepared to make mistakes, that there is nothing that can happen in the next few weeks that “can be any more difficult than what I have…

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Frustrated Johanna Konta lets rip at 'joke' umprire during Nottingham final defeat to Ashleigh Barty

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Johanna Konta finished as the runner-up at Nottingham's Nature Valley Open for the second year but not before a controversial conclusion in which she lost her temper at a couple of dubious line calls and berated the chair umpire. Konta was…

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World Cup 2018, Brazil vs Switzerland: live score and latest updates

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This is a nice move from Brazil. Willian gets a chance to cross from the right wing, it's blocked and then Willian has the ball in midfield. It's moved left, Coutinho twists and turns until Neymar passes into the six yard box.... and…

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Billy Vunipola to miss final Test against South Africa after re-fracturing arm

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Billy Vunipola is to fly home from England's tour of South Africa after the Rugby Football Union revealed that he has re-fractured his right arm. Vunipola appeared to sustain the injury in a collision with Springboks hooker Bongi Mbonambi…

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Liverpool agree professional contract with Rhian Brewster to end fears he could be lured to Germany

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Liverpool have agreed a professional contract with their teenage sensation Rhian Brewster, ending fears the England youth international could quit Anfield. Manager Jurgen Klopp and sporting director Michael Edwards have been in constant…

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US Open: Justin Rose hot on heels of leaders after course creates chaos

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In a US Open third round of high, ludicrous drama which saw Phil Mickelson lose the plot and the USGA lose the course, Dustin Johnson lost the lead, before regaining it again despite shooting a seven-over 77. Say what you like about the…

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Brilliant Wales leapfrog England in world rankings with historic first Test series victory in Argentina since 1999

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Wales secured their first Test series victory in Argentina since 1999 with a 30-12 win over the Pumas in Santa Fe. Warren Gatland's side scored two tries, courtesy of Josh Adams and Hallam Amos, while Rhys Patchell contributed 20 points…

Saturday, Jun 16

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Phil Mickelson caught up in bizarre controversy after deliberately stopping his ball rolling off green at US Open

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Phil Mickelson came to this US Open looking to end his curse at the championship and so join the immortals who have completed the career grand slam. Instead, the darling of American golf earned a place on golf's roll of dishonour by…

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World Cup 2018, Croatia vs Nigeria: live score and latest updates

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I've just realised it's been on the TV for about 10 minutes... and I've been watching it. I'm sorry. I shouldn't reveal these things. BACK TO FOOTBALL. Here we go - Match 4! #CRONGA pic.twitter.com/UokPd4IbtX. — FIFA World Cup (…

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David de Gea says he still has backing of Spain manager Fernando Hierro after calamitous 2018 World Cup opener

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Word had filtered through in the hours leading up to kick-off that David de Gea was on the verge of agreeing a new five-year contract with Manchester United. Whether that, the fallout from Spain's sacking of Julen Lopetegui just two days…

Friday, Jun 15

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World Cup 2018, Morocco vs Iran: live score and latest updates

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...was all the way back at France 1998. Morocco missed out on qualification for the last 16 by a point, coming behind eventual finalists Brazil and also Norway. The highlight of their campaign was a 3-0 win over Scotland in Saint-Étienne,…

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All aboard: Ahoy Club is on a mission to make yacht charter easier

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As anyone who has ever dealt with a yacht broker will know, chartering a boat can be a complicated, opaque and expensive business. “It’s slow and cumbersome and difficult to manoeuvre through. Just trying to find out the pricing…” says the…

Kevin De Bruyne sends Adnan Januzaj flying with heavy tackle in Belgium training

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The Belgium camp has not always had a reputation for love, peace and harmony and Kevin De Bruyne is not in mood for bean-bags and Kumbaya judging by this tackle on Adnan Januzaj. In a video captured and shared by Twitter user …

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US broadcaster apologises to viewers for Robbie Williams's middle-finger salute

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A major US broadcaster has apologised to viewers over Robbie Williams's one-finger salute. The former Take That singer marred what had been a vintage performance of his greatest hits during the World Cup's opening ceremony by showing his…

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World Cup 2018 groups: Tables, standings, games and latest analysis

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The wait for the 2018 Fifa World Cup is over. The opening ceremony is done. And Russia have collected the first points of the tournament. Last December's draw in Moscow saw England placed in Group E with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama. The…

England vs Tunisia, World Cup 2018: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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It's sink or swim time. We're now only days away from England's opening Group G match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia against Tunisia. Gareth Southgate's men will be attempting to break a cycle of heartache and humiliation at major…

Thursday, Jun 14

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Vladimir Putin proves he can play genial host as Russia profit in World Cup's El Gasico

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This was not christened El Gasico for nothing. Just hours before a World Cup curtain-raiser long on petrodollars but short on enchantment, Vladimir Putin had met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to thrash out the finer details of an oil…

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid

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Antoine Griezmann has announced he is staying with Atletico Madrid. The France striker had been heavily linked with a €100 million (£88 million) move to Barcelona this summer, having last year been a reported target for Manchester United.…

Rory McIlroy makes worst start to a major as third straight missed cut at US Open looms ominously

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In 139 major rounds Rory McIlroy had never shot higher. Indeed, when put alongside par, this 80 was his worst 18 holes ever on the game's biggest stages. Hapless in the Hamptons did not begin to describe it. When McIlroy left the course,…

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Which country has the most expensive squad at World Cup 2018?

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Squad value is a good proxy for the quality of a team, so we've ranked all 32 World Cup countries based on their player's worth in the transfer market to see if it gives any clear indications about who could triumph at Russia 2018. We've…

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World Cup 2018 starts today in Russia: live news and updates ahead of opening ceremony

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General view of the Red Square ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match on Zero days left, if you believe the automated countdown clock in Red Square. Which we do. Credit: GETTY IMAGES. Alan Tyers. 14 June 2018 • 1:56pm ...

Wednesday, Jun 13

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Anthony Martial wants to leave Man Utd

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Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United, his agent has confirmed. Martial has grown increasingly disillusioned under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and will seek a transfer this summer in what could prove a potential collision…

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World Cup 2018, England vs Tunisia: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

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Strap yourselves in: this is England's opening Group G match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia against Tunisia. Gareth Southgate's men will be attempting to break a cycle of heartache and humiliation at major tournaments that has plunged the…