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Trio through to Uruguay as Korea DPR retain title

    Trio through to Uruguay as Korea DPR retain title The curtain was brought down on Asia's qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 on Saturday, with Korea DPR retaining the title after defeating Korea Republic 2-0 in the final.

    Giro d'Italia's start in Israel provokes accusations of 'sport-washing'

      Giro d'Italia's start in Israel provokes accusations of 'sport-washing'

      La grande partenza in Jerusalem will be a historic first but brings an unprecedented level of political controversy to cycling’s second biggest event

      Israel is a country of builders. Almost 70 years after its foundation skycrapers jostle for space along the Mediterranean strand, planted in the fertile soil of a Tel Aviv property boom. Up in the

      Donald Trump defied at Wembley as Jaguars and Ravens kneel for anthem

        • US president suggested players should be fired for disrespecting anthem
        • Up to 25 players in NFL game at Wembley take knee as others support move

        Twenty-seven players from the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens took a knee during the singing of the US national anthem at Wembley Stadium on Sunday as the protest against the US president,

        Peter Sagan times sprint to perfection to win third world title in a row

          • Sagan wins in photo finish from Norway’s Alexander Kristoff
          • Slovakian is first to win three consecutive world crowns

          Peter Sagan won his third world title in a row in a dramatic finish to the men’s road race at the World Championships in Norway.

          The Slovakian had barely featured among the lead riders throughout the 267.5km race in Bergen. He was

          Kelly Holmes reveals she self-harmed at height of athletics career

            Olympic champion speaks out about experience of depression as new figures reveal mental health crisis among girls

            Dame Kelly Holmes has spoken about how she self-harmed at the height of her athletic career as figures emerged showing that mental health problems are rising sharply among teenage girls and young women.

            Holmes, who won gold in the 800m

            Hughie Fury’s defeat by Joseph Parker marred by ‘conspiracy’ claims

              Hughie Fury’s defeat by Joseph Parker marred by ‘conspiracy’ claims Briton’s promoter vows to have split decision overturned and claims corruption is rife at boxing’s highest level after majority decision loss in WBO title fight

              Hughie Fury’s failure to dislodge the WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in his first major fight was accompanied by such passionate wailing from his supporters that he left the M

              'Unacceptable': Australia go 3-0 down in one-day series against India

                • Australia 293-6; India 294-5 – India win by five wickets in Indore
                • Steve Smith damns tour results in India as ‘pretty ordinary’

                Steve Smith says his side’s recent results are unacceptable for an Australian cricket team after suffering a demoralising series defeat in India ahead of the Ashes.

                India wrapped up the best-of-five one-day internationals

                England crush West Indies by 124 runs: third one-day international - as it happened

                  Liam Plunkett leaves the field with a stump after taking 5 wickets.

                  An astonishing burst of hitting from Moeen Ali, who hit 61 from 14 balls at one stage, and Liam Plunkett’s first ODI five-for helped England go 2-0 up in the series

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                  Related: Moeen Ali’s blistering century sets up England victory over West Indies

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                  WICKET! West Indies 245 all out (Holder c Moeen b Plunkett 34) The superb Plunkett

                  Moeen Ali’s blistering century sets up England victory over West Indies

                    • England 369-9; West Indies 245
                    • England won the third ODI by 124 runs

                    The anticipation was that the boundaries at Bristol would be too short for one of the most popular left-handed batsmen in the world. And so it proved. But it was not just Chris Gayle who was delivering a hail of sixes into the stands at square-leg. Moeen Ali, the man who

                    Two dazzling tries from Rob Horne sees Northampton victorious at London Irish

                      • London Irish 25-40 Northampton
                      • Saints’ first-half onslaught opened up match-winning lead

                      Not exactly the homecoming London Irish were hoping for, rather a few home truths on a first Premiership match here for 16 months and the brutal reality of the arduous slog ahead. Chief among the lessons for the Exiles is the danger posed by a start as

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