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The Tin Man crowned best in Diamond Jubilee Stakes

The Tin Man came out on top after a thrilling climax to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Watford sign midfielder Will Hughes from Derby

Watford have announced the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Will Hughes.

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Taulupe Faletau keeps hopes up despite Lions’ loss to All Blacks in first Test

Taulupe Faletau has insisted the British and Irish Lions can fend off both the weight of history and the mighty All Blacks to win their Test series.

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Lions wonder-try is mere consolation as All Blacks dominate opening Test

Sean O’Brien scored one of the greatest tries in British and Irish Lions history – but world champions New Zealand still won a pulsating first Test in emphatic fashion.

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No winning start for Steve McNamara as Warrington see off Catalans Dragons

New Catalans boss Steve McNamara lost his first match in charge of the Dragons as the Wolves claimed a hard-earned 24-16 Betfred Super League victory to keep their top eight hopes alive.

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Jamie Porter shines as England Lions clinch victory

Essex bowler Jamie Porter helped guide England Lions to an emphatic 257-run victory over South Africa A at Canterbury.

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5 talking points from the first Lions Test in New Zealand

The British and Irish Lions’ quest for a first Test series triumph against New Zealand since 1971 began in losing fashion at Eden Park.

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Lewis Hamilton posts perfect lap to claim pole in Azerbaijan

Lewis Hamilton delivered the perfect lap at exactly the right time to leave his championship rival Sebastian Vettel firmly in the shade ahead of Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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England beaten by Netherlands in semi-final clash

England were beaten 2-0 by the Netherlands in their Hockey World League semi-final clash at Lee Valley.

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Fiji defeat Scotland in Suva

Scotland’s mission to finish their summer tour unbeaten failed as they lost 27-22 to Fiji in Suva.

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British teenager George Russell to test Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in August

British teenager George Russell will get his first taste of Lewis Hamilton’s 2017 Mercedes car at a Formula One young driver test in August.

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Eoin Morgan: England’s decider against South Africa will not be a grudge match

Eoin Morgan has rejected the idea that England’s NatWest International T20 decider with South Africa has become a grudge match following Jason Roy’s bizarre dismissal at Taunton.

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Dan Evans’ future in hands of International Tennis Federation after drug test

British number three Dan Evans is waiting to find out his punishment after testing positive for cocaine in April.

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5 talking points ahead of England v South Africa

England and South Africa are tied at 1-1 in their NatWest International T20 Series after the Proteas’ dramatic three-run victory at Taunton on Friday.

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World Taekwondo Federation opts for name change over its acronym

The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name after becoming concerned about the “negative connotations” of its acronym in the digital age.

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Graham Ford leaves role as Sri Lanka head coach

Graham Ford has stepped down as Sri Lanka’s head coach.

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Petra Kvitova qualifies for her first final since horrific knife attack

Petra Kvitova has qualified for her first final since her career-threatening stabbing.

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Jordan Spieth leads as Rory McIlroy struggles in Connecticut

Jordan Spieth remains out in front at the halfway stage of the Travelers Championship but Rory McIlroy tumbled down the leaderboard after a three-over 73 at TPC River Highlands in Connecticut.

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England beaten on day one of the Women’s World Cup

England suffered a 35-run defeat in their opening match at the Women’s World Cup after falling short in what would have been a national-record run chase against India at Derby.

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Ireland wrap up summer tour with another convincing win over Japan

Ireland signed off on their summer tour with a 35-13 victory over Japan at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo.

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