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Barcelona pay homage to Cruyff by teaching Arsenal harsh WCL lesson

Barcelona ripped Arsenal apart in style to kickstart their Champions League defence. Goals from Mariona Caldentey, Alexia Putellas – the newly crowned European player of the year, who received her trophy before kick-off – Asisat Oshoala and Lieke Martens earned the home team a comfortable win, with Frida Maanum scoring a consolation goal from a […]

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Emma Raducanu insists she will not be dazzled by spotlight after US Open win

Emma Raducanu says she will endeavour to continue working in exactly the same manner as before her shock US Open victory last month as she adjusts to the increased attention and her transformed status as the newest grand slam champion on the women’s tour. The 18-year-old will make her first appearance since winning the title […]

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England under fire from cricket greats Ian Botham and Michael Holding

England have come under fire from two cricketing greats, with Ian Botham suggesting some players “don’t fancy the ultimate test” of this winter’s Ashes tour. Michael Holding, meanwhile, has accused the England and Wales Cricket Board of “western arrogance” over the cancellation of the tour of Pakistan. The five-Test Ashes series is in doubt due […]

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Indigenous AFL great Eddie Betts joins Geelong’s coaching staff

Legendary small forward Eddie Betts has joined Geelong’s coaching staff after recently calling time on his glittering 350-game AFL career. After losing key assistant coaches Matthew Knights, Corey Enright and Matthew Scarlett this off-season, the Cats have pulled off a genuine coup by securing one of the most influential players of the modern era. Betts […]

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Red Sox rush Cole and end archrival Yankees’ season in AL wild card game

Xander Bogaerts and Kyle Schwarber homered off Yankees ace Gerrit Cole, and Nathan Eovaldi took a shutout into the sixth inning to help the Boston Red Sox beat New York 6-2 Tuesday night in the AL wild card game. Bogaerts also made a perfect relay to throw out Aaron Judge at the plate when the […]