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  1. More whistleblowers are talking to WADA, says Reedie

    Several whistleblowers have approached the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) through a new programme set up after revelations of rampant state-sponsored doping in Russia, WADA President Craig Reedie said on…
  2. Ibrahimovic happy at United as contract talks continue

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is relishing his time at the Premier League club and is in talks to extend his contract, saying he "never leaves a job…
  3. Exclusive - Federation to cover NHL costs at 2018 Winter Games: IOC

    The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has agreed to pay NHL players' travel and insurance costs to try to lure them to the 2018 Winter Olympics but team owners have set more commercial demands, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on…
  4. Exclusive - Federation to cover NHL costs to play at 2018 Winter Olympics: IOC

    The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has agreed to pay NHL players' travel and insurance costs to try to lure them to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Games chiefs said on…
  5. Ranieri still shocked by Leicester sacking, but holds no grudges

    Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who defied 5000-1 odds to lead the team to a fairytale Premier League title in 2016, has said he is still stunned by his sacking last…
  6. 'Bradman-like' Smith to become great captain - Lehmann

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has hailed 'Bradman-like' Steve Smith for his consistent form with the bat and believes the 27-year-old has the potential to become one of Australia's great…
  7. Everton suffer Funes Mori blow ahead of Liverpool game

    Everton have been dealt another injury blow ahead of Saturday's Premier League derby against Liverpool after defender Ramiro Funes Mori was injured while playing for…
  8. Barcelona condemn 'unfair and disproportionate' Messi ban

    Barcelona have condemned FIFA's decision to impose a four-match international ban on striker Lionel Messi for verbally abusing a match official in Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Chile last…
  9. Anderson hopes for injury-free summer ahead of Ashes tour

    England pace spearhead James Anderson is hoping his body can withstand the rigours of the English test summer before he shifts his focus to the side's defence of the Ashes in Australia later this…
  10. Senior players want say in choosing next Dutch coach

    Netherlands captain Arjen Robben believes he and experienced team mate Wesley Sneijder should be given a role in helping to find a replacement for former national team coach Danny Blind, who was sacked at the…
  11. Rugby - Warburton will be happy just to make Lions squad for NZ

    Wales loose forward Sam Warburton will be happy just to earn selection for the British and Irish Lions side heading to New Zealand this year and has no concerns over his chances of being named as captain for a second…
  12. Cricket - Good cricket mixed with bad blood makes for fine series

    As India celebrate the return of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy from previous holders Australia, the overriding consensus is that the hosts maintained order between the sport's top two test sides in a series that had…
  13. Rugby - Sale winger Solomona set sights on England call-up

    Sale Sharks' Denny Solomona says he is open to playing for England should the opportunity arise after he qualified to represent the country under rugby's three-year residency rule earlier this…
  14. Pulis urges West Brom's youngsters to step up ahead of hectic week

    West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has urged the club's academy players to raise their game as he plans to make changes to his squad in order to cope with their packed Premier League…
  15. Manchester City focused for tough Arsenal and Chelsea tests: Garcia

    The international break has allowed Manchester City players to recuperate and refocus ahead of their Premier League trips to Arsenal and Chelsea, midfielder Aleix Garcia has…
  16. Japan's Halilhodzic delighted with Kubo decision

    Japan winger Yuyo Kubo's goalscoring form has vindicated the decision to select him over Keisuke Honda, coach Vahid Halilhodzic said after a 4-0 victory over Thailand in a World Cup qualifier on…
  17. Brazil become first team to qualify for World Cup

    Brazil have become the first team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, maintaining their proud record as the tournament's only ever-present side with a little help from Lionel Messi's foul mouth and lightly-regarded…
  18. Cricket - Spirited Australia must continue to improve, says board

    Australia have done themselves proud with their spirited fight in India but must continue to improve to become the number one side across all formats, the country's cricket board said on…
  19. Stielke wants more from Korean forwards in final push

    South Korea coach Uli Stielike has demanded improvements from his forwards despite picking up a crucial 1-0 World Cup qualifier victory over Syria in Seoul on…
  20. Australia bank on home comforts for run to Russia

    Australia's campaign to reach a fourth straight World Cup finals received a fillip with their first win in five qualifiers on Tuesday but there is plenty yet to be done to secure a ticket to…