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Canny Klitschko ups ante ahead of Joshua showdown

Wladimir Klitschko intensified his mind games before Saturday's world heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua by revealing he has already recorded his prediction of the outcome.

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Burnley boss Sean Dyche thinks Joey Barton's 18-month ban is 'harsh'

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has argued the 18-month ban imposed on Joey Barton is "harsh" on the day the Football Association published their reasons for suspending the midfielder following betting breaches.

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I have nothing to say about Bouchard criticism, says Sharapova after latest win

Maria Sharapova declared herself "way above" responding to Eugenie Bouchard after recording the second win of her comeback to reach the quarter-finals of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

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Former Newcastle winger Marveaux among those arrested in tax fraud investigation

Sylvain Marveaux is one of four people to have been arrested in a tax fraud investigation.

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Steven Gerrard plans to take Liverpool youngsters out of their comfort zones

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard intends to toughen up academy youngsters and remove them from their comfort zone when he officially takes over as the club's under-18s manager.

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Tottenham match-winner Christian Eriksen: We showed we're still in title race

Christian Eriksen claims Tottenham's battling win at Crystal Palace proves they are still right in the title race.

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Ding ends day on top to edge ahead of defending champion Selby

Defending champion Mark Selby was left with plenty to think about overnight following an enthralling first session of his Betfred World Championship semi-final with Ding Junhui.

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Rooney focused on helping United to Europa League glory and top-four finish

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is fully focused on helping the club to win the Europa League and finish in the Premier League's top four.

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IPL is a big benefit to England, says Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan reckons Indian Premier League exposure gives England an edge in the bid to win a first major 50-over tournament when the Champions Trophy takes place this summer.

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Andy Murray sees off Feliciano Lopez to advance to Barcelona Open quarter-finals

World number one Andy Murray was given a good workout against Feliciano Lopez as he booked a place in the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open with a hard-earned 6-4 6-4 win.

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Team Sky's Tao Geoghegan Hart looking forward to competing at Tour de Yorkshire

Tao Geoghegan Hart will race on British roads in a Team Sky kit for the first time this weekend at the Tour de Yorkshire, completing a journey that began a little over seven years ago.

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Konta beaten in Stuttgart and misses out on Halep rematch

Johanna Konta was knocked out of the Porsche Grand Prix in the second round by Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova.

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French Open increases prize money to total of 36million euros for 2017 event

The French Open has increased prize money to a total of 36million euros (£30.4million) for this summer's tournament.

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Nairo Quintana confident Giro d'Italia tilt will not hurt Tour de France chances

Nairo Quintana believes he can compete in top condition at this summer's Tour de France despite his ambitious attempt to double up at the Giro d'Italia next month.

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Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should not be allowed to play again

Eugenie Bouchard says "cheater" Maria Sharapova should not have been allowed to return to tennis after a doping ban.

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Laura Kenny in no hurry to return to the track but still has Tokyo 2020 ambition

Laura and Jason Kenny, with 10 Olympic gold medals between them, are taking their time for a change.

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Alexander Levy leads the way after flawless first-round 63 in Beijing

France's Alexander Levy made the ideal start in his bid for a second Volvo China Open title with a brilliant opening 63 in Beijing.

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Klitschko dismisses suggestions of delaying tactics to upset Joshua

Wladimir Klitschko dismissed suggestions he deliberately delayed Anthony Joshua's public workout in an attempt to get under his opponent's skin.

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Maria Sharapova makes a winning return to action

Maria Sharapova's controversial return to competitive tennis was a winning one as she overcame Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.

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FIFA president Infantino confirms video referees to be used at 2018 World Cup

Video assistant referees will be used at next year's World Cup in Russia, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed.

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