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Expletive-ridden rant revealed as reason for John Sheridan's touchline ban

A Football Association document has revealed the extraordinary reasons behind last month's five-match touchline ban for then-Notts County manager John Sheridan.

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Alex Hales ruled out of remainder of India tour with fractured hand

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of England's limited-overs tour of India because of a broken hand.

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Tom Arscott 'extremely disappointed' by Sale exit

Tom Arscott says he is "extremely disappointed" with the outcome of Sale Sharks' disciplinary hearing that saw his contract terminated by the Aviva Premiership club.

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British man dies while working on 2022 World Cup stadium in Qatar

The organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have announced a British man died on Thursday while working on one of the tournament's venues.

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Britain's Alex Thomson finishes second in the Vendee Globe yacht race

British sailor Alex Thomson has finished runner-up in the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race after a colossal battle with Armel Le Cleac'h.

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Eddie Jones wants more leaders as he looks ahead to 2019 World Cup

Eddie Jones has cited England's lack of leaders as one of the biggest stumbling blocks to winning the 2019 World Cup.

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Kevin Pietersen apologises for Dan Evans snub

Kevin Pietersen has apologised to Great Britain's Australian Open giant-killer Dan Evans after he failed to recognise him in a Melbourne casino earlier this week.

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World number one Andy Murray plays down decline of rival Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray believes the decline of Novak Djokovic has been exaggerated and insists the Serb is just a victim of his own success.

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Former Australia player Geoff Toovey lands Bradford job

Former Australia international and Manly boss Geoff Toovey has been appointed as head coach of Bradford.

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Roger Federer happy with his form after dismantling Tomas Berdych

Roger Federer played the sort of tennis to suggest he could yet win an 18th grand slam title as he annihilated Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello sets clubhouse target in Abu Dhabi

Ryder Cup star Rafa Cabrera Bello produced a brilliant finish to set the clubhouse target on day two of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Dan Keatings retires from gymnastics

Great Britain gymnast Dan Keatings has announced his retirement from the sport.

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Nicole Cooke to assist MPs with doping inquiry

Nicole Cooke is the latest big name from British cycling to be asked to give evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee's investigation into doping in sport.

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Djokovic: I played with intensity

Novak Djokovic had to defend himself against accusations of lacking motivation after the 12-time grand slam champion crashed out of the Australian Open.

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Johanna Konta impresses opponent Naomi Osaka during Australian Open victory

Johanna Konta uses big words, according to Naomi Osaka, but the British number one had bigger shots too in her straight-sets win over the Japanese at the Australian Open.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan stays in the hunt for record seventh Masters title

Ronnie O'Sullivan shook off illness to defeat Neil Robertson and book his place in the semi-finals of the Dafabet Masters.

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Kyle Edmund loses to Pablo Carreno Busta at Australian Open

Kyle Edmund's Australian Open campaign came to a tame end as he was outclassed 6-2 6-4 6-2 by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in the second round.

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Claude Puel admits Southampton have received enquiries for captain Jose Fonte

Claude Puel says Jose Fonte is fielding several "opportunities" to leave Southampton in the January transfer window.

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Johanna Konta shows her class in win over Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Johanna Konta underlined her status as a genuine contender for the Australian Open title by thrashing Japan's Naomi Osaka to reach the third round.

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Novak Djokovic dumped out of Australian Open by Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin

Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open after falling victim to a stunning five-set defeat at the hands of wild card Denis Istomin.

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