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Cracksman pleases John Gosden as Investec Derby hope enjoys Epsom spin

John Gosden was satisfied with Cracksman as he put the finishing touches to his Investec Derby preparation with a spin around Epsom on Tuesday morning.

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Tom Dumoulin answers call of nature then retains Giro d’Italia lead

Tom Dumoulin recovered from an unexpected toilet break to battle back and retain the leader’s pink jersey after stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia, which was won by home rider Vincenzo Nibali.

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Antoine Griezmann casts more doubt on his future at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann has cast further doubt over his future at Atletico Madrid by admitting he is “ready to go” in order to win trophies.

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Tianjin Quanjian play down Diego Costa reports

Tianjin Quanjian have distanced themselves from reports a deal to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa is near.

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Champions Trophy teams reassured over safety following Manchester terror attack

Champions Trophy organisers have reassured all eight competing teams of the security measures in place at the tournament in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester.

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Banned Joey Barton released by Burnley

Joey Barton has been released by Burnley after being handed an 18-month ban by the Football Association.

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Hannah Macleod announces retirement from international hockey

Olympic gold medallist Hannah Macleod has announced her retirement from international hockey at the age of 32.

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Andrea Radrizzani buys out Massimo Cellino to become Leeds owner

Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani has taken full control of Leeds after buying the remaining 50 per cent of shares held by co-owner Massimo Cellino.

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Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny is to serve a three-match suspension after his appeal against his sending-off in Sunday’s win over Everton was dismissed by the Football Association.

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Sam Allardyce resigns as Crystal Palace manager

Sam Allardyce has left his job as Crystal Palace manager.

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James Anderson facing extended lay-off with torn groin

James Anderson is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after the England and Wales Cricket Board announced the seamer has torn his groin.

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Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow

Ajax coach Peter Bosz says the Europa League final has lost its “glow” after Monday’s bombing in Manchester.

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Nick Kyrgios crashes out of Lyon Open

World number 19 Nick Kyrgios suffered an unexpected second-round loss to Argentina’s Nicolas Kicker at the Lyon Open.

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Ian Poulter happy to put Wentworth ahead of FA Cup final and Monaco Grand Prix

Ian Poulter insists he would choose a weekend at Wentworth over watching his beloved Arsenal in the FA Cup final and a trip to the Monaco Grand Prix.

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Petra Kvitova ‘on track’ to play at Wimbledon after knife attack

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a hand injury when she was stabbed by an intruder at her home.

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Jose Mourinho says people of Manchester ‘will pull together’ after bomb attack

Jose Mourinho says the “hearts and minds” of everyone at Manchester United are with those affected by the horrific attack that killed 22 people and injured many more.

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Wentworth defending champion Chris Wood: Home-grown golfers deserve more credit

As defending champion, Chris Wood is the latest player to find himself adorning a 40ft-high poster on the grandstand behind the 18th green at Wentworth for this week’s BMW PGA Championship.

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Eric Cantona posts message of support for victims of Manchester attack

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has recorded a message of support and solidarity for the victims of the terror attack in Manchester, saying “my heart is with you”.

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Joe Marchant and Paul Hill ruled out of England’s summer tour of Argentina

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant and Northampton prop Paul Hill have been ruled out of England’s tour to Argentina next month through injury.

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Kyle Edmund beats Thiago Monteiro at Lyon Open

Kyle Edmund battled into the second round of the Lyon Open following a 2-6 6-4 6-1 victory over Brazilian Thiago Monteiro.

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