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Football Association launch investigation into Sam Allardyce comments

Sam Allardyce faces a fight to stay at the England helm as the Football Association investigates secretly-filmed conversations which appear to show the recently-appointed manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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Yaya Toure disappointed by FIFA's decision to disband anti-racism task force

Yaya Toure has expressed his disappointment with FIFA's decision to disband its anti-racism task force.

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Now we have 12 players plus Bubba Watson we have the perfect team - Davis Love

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love believes he has the "perfect team" after appointing Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain - despite having overlooked him for a wild card.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of banned drug

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races - insisting the team had done nothing wrong.

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Players and fans to pay respects to Arnold Palmer at Ryder Cup

Players and fans will pay their respects to Arnold Palmer when the 41st Ryder Cup gets under way at Hazeltine on Friday.

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Tottenham receive positive news on Harry Kane's ankle injury

Tottenham will be without five first-team players for Tuesday's Champions League clash against CSKA Moscow but a latest scan has revealed Harry Kane could return earlier than expected.

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Sean Dyche admits Andre Gray ban galvanised Burnley ahead of Watford clash

Burnley boss Sean Dyche suggested disappointment over Andre Gray's suspension helped spur his side to a 2-0 victory over Watford.

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Winston Reid admits Southampton worked harder than West Ham during 3-0 defeat

Winston Reid admitted Southampton worked harder than West Ham during the painful 3-0 defeat at the London Stadium.

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Football Association seeks clarification over investigation into Sam Allardyce

The Football Association is awaiting further details of conversations Sam Allardyce held with undercover reporters after the emergence of video appearing to show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of triamcinolone

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his historic win in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Tyson Fury "seeking help" because of "witch-hunt" against him - trainer

Tyson Fury's trainer has confirmed the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion is "seeking help" for issues arising over what he believes to be a "witch-hunt" against the boxer.

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Barry Hearn hopes to take Max Whitlock and gymnastics to the next level

Max Whitlock's historic double gold medal haul at Rio 2016 may have made him something of a reluctant superstar but the Essex 23-year-old insists he is ready to embrace his sport's surge in popularity.

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Rory McIlroy secures huge payday with Tour Championship and FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will head into the Ryder Cup in buoyant mood after coming through a three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title on Sunday, securing a payday of US dollars 11.5million (£8.86million) in Atlanta.

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Lewis Hamilton unsure if he will be able to reclaim momentum in title race

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he has "no idea" whether he will be able to wrestle the championship momentum back from his sole title rival Nico Rosberg.

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Heather Watson 'not feeling great' after retiring ill in China

Heather Watson knew as soon as she woke up that she had health problems after a gastrointestinal bug forced her to retire during her first-round Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open match.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins denies trying to gain an advantage with triamcinolone use

Sir Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an "unfair advantage" when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races, including his victory in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Raheem Sterling steeled for a tough month ahead for Manchester City

Raheem Sterling has made no secret of the fact that unbeaten Manchester City are "gunning for titles" under Pep Guardiola.

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Ding Junhui wins Shanghai Masters

Ding Junhui defeated world champion Mark Selby 10-6 to win the Shanghai Masters for the second time.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova advances in Wuhan after Belinda Bencic retirement

Ninth-seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was the highest-profile winner on the opening day of the Dongfeng Motors Wuhan Open in China.

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