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England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes one-day knock of 500 runs is close

England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes one-day cricket's first 500-run innings could be close if there is no correction in the balance between bat and ball.

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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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Broken hand rules England opener Alex Hales out of remainder of India tour

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of England's limited-overs tour of India with a broken right hand and is also touch and go for next month's trip to the West Indies.

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Diego Costa set for Chelsea recall and keen to stay according to Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte insists Diego Costa is happy at Chelsea and has no doubts over the striker's commitment to the Premier League title bid.

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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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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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West Brom accept Stoke offer for striker Saido Berahino

Stoke have had an offer accepted by West Brom for striker Saido Berahino, Press Association Sport understands.

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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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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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Liverpool return not a sentimental choice - Steven Gerrard

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard insists his return to the club as an academy coach is not sentimental and he plans to make a real contribution to the development of young players.

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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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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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