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Sharapova, Murray show title credibility

Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open.

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Real Madrid fire Ancelotti

Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after failing to win major silverware this season.

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Blatter misled us - Platini

Fifa president Sepp Blatter misled the world of football by reneging on a commitment to step down in 2015.

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Kirk wins Crowne Plaza Invitational
May 25 2015 at 07:53

Chris Kirk coolly salvaged par at the 18th hole to clinch his fourth PGA Tour title by one shot at the $6.5 million Crowne Plaza Invitational.

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Ashley not walking away from Newcastle
May 25 2015 at 07:53

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has said the club is not for sale and he will not be leaving until some silverware has been won.

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Federer fumes after fan’s on-court selfie
May 25 2015 at 04:27

French Open organisers came under fire from Roger Federer after a security breach that left the Swiss star in a jam.

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‘Mountain goat’ Blatter keeps going
May 24 2015 at 17:57

Sepp Blatter, who is set to be re-elected as Fifa boss on Friday, likened himself to a mountain goat on Sunday.

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Hull relegated, Magpies survive
May 24 2015 at 18:08

Hull were relegated and Newcastle survived in a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday.

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Contador retains pink jersey
May 24 2015 at 17:44

Spain’s Alberto Contador retained the Giro d’Italia overall lead, finishing third in the 15th stage on Sunday.

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Cook smashes defiant century
May 24 2015 at 17:27

Alastair Cook made a battling century to lift England to 261 for four at tea against NZ at on Sunday.

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Security breach spoils Federer’s day
May 24 2015 at 17:14

Roger Federer’s mood darkened despite an easy win at the French Open after a security breach.

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All roads lead to Rafa for Djoko
May 24 2015 at 16:35

Novak Djokovic looks set to face claycourt king Rafa Nadal sooner than expected in Paris.

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Federer canters through first round
May 24 2015 at 15:21

Roger Federer’s quest for a 2nd French title started with first-round win against Alejandro Falla on Sunday.

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