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Brighton sink 10-man Wolves thanks to late Pascal Gross strike

Wolves’ incoming head coach, Julen Lopetegui, will be buoyed by the desire and determination offered by his team, who played with a one-man deficit for the second half, but he will know he is entering a relegation fight with a squad short on confidence after this entertaining defeat. It looked as if Wolves would hold […]

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Haaland takes Manchester City top after injury-time penalty against Fulham

“Championes! Championes!” rang out from the delirious Manchester City fans at the final whistle, as they serenaded a clutch of their players led by the 95th-minute game-winning hero Erling Haaland. The Norwegian continues to write his own headlines by scoring from the spot – the kick went under Bernd Leno’s body – and denying Fulham […]

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Makinson’s five tries leads England’s win over PNG to reach World Cup semi-final

It was going so swimmingly for England that one felt a roadblock, or at least a wobble, was imminent. Papua New Guinea looked as though they would present that, given the way they had performed in the group stage. But yet again the hosts made another statement; perhaps their best yet. For 30 irrepressible minutes […]

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Giarnni Regini-Moran becomes first British male to win world floor gold

Giarnni Regini-Moran has become the first British male world champion on the floor exercise after he narrowly held off the world and Olympic all-around champion, Daiki Hashimoto of Japan, to win gold in Liverpool on Saturday. After playing a big role in Great Britain’s dramatic comeback to win bronze in the men’s team final, the […]

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Championship roundup: McBurnie double see Blades cut down Burnley

Oli McBurnie scored twice as Sheffield United produced a superb second-half display to beat leaders Burnley 5-2 in a pulsating contest at Bramall Lane. Burnley took the lead twice in the first half but the Blades scored four goals after the break to blow away the visitors and canter to a third successive victory. Sheffield […]

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‘Too early to tell’ if injury has ruled Dawid Malan out of England’s semi

England will contest Thursday’s T20 World Cup semi-final in Adelaide after a nervy four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their final game of the Super 12s saw them pip Australia to second place in their group, but they may have to do so without Dawid Malan, whose future in the competition is in peril after […]

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Sam Simmonds on trading Exeter for Montpellier: ‘I’ve never really flown the nest’

There are plenty of reasons why Sam Simmonds will soon be ruling himself out of contention for England, having fought for so long to convince Eddie Jones he was worth another shot, but the No 8 has wanderlust. The financial benefits of a move to Montpellier next season are obvious, particularly at a time when […]