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Kane and Bale the only British players on FIFA team of the year shortlist

Harry Kane and Gareth Bale are the only British players included on a 55-man shortlist for a FIFA team of the year.

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Wayne Rooney was banned from driving on Monday (Barrington Coombs/PA)

Wayne Rooney’s Everton fine to benefit local community

Everton striker Wayne Rooney’s club fine after being found guilty of drink-driving will be used to benefit the local community.

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Raging Bull boxer Jake LaMotta dies aged 95

Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight world champion boxer whose life was depicted in the film Raging Bull, has died at the age of 95.

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Jonny Bairstow took his chance in Manchester (Martin Rickett/PA)

Joe Root praises Yorkshire team-mate Jonny Bairstow after maiden ODI century

Jonny Bairstow continues to prove he is England’s batsman for all occasions.

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England's Nikita Parris and her team-mates celebrate their side's first goal of the game with manager Mark Sampson (Nick Potts/PA)

Nobbs: Celebration with Sampson ‘natural’ for ‘together’ England Women team

Jordan Nobbs defended the England Women’s team right to celebrate with manager Mark Sampson during their six-goal drubbing of Russia.

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Chris Froome finished third in Bergen (Marit Hommedal/AP)

Chris Froome claims bronze at World Championship time-trial

Great Britain’s Chris Froome secured a bronze medal in the men’s individual time-trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Norway.

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Mark Sampson has been the subject of allegations of racism, harassment and bullying (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

England Women’s coach Mark Sampson sacked by Football Association

Mark Sampson has been sacked as England Women’s manager after evidence of “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” during his time at a previous club.

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David Haye and Tony Bellew embrace after their fight in March (Nick Potts/PA)

Haye and Bellew agree terms for heavyweight re-match at O2 Arena in December

David Haye and Tony Bellew have agreed terms for a heavyweight re-match at London’s 02 Arena on December 17, Press Association Sport understands.

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Kyle Abbott ripped through Essex (Martin Rickett/PA)

Champions Essex rally after Hampshire’s Kyle Abbott puts them on the back foot

Kyle Abbott helped skittle champions Essex for 76 in the first innings of their Specsavers County Championship match at Division One rivals Hampshire.

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Wigan Warriors may not get chance to defend their Super League title (Martin Rickett/PA)

All to play for in Super 8s finale

Clubs head into the final round of the Super 8s this week with still plenty to play for.

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The Premier League club are under investigation by FIFA (Scott Heavey/PA)

FIFA launches investigation into Chelsea’s recruitment of youth players

An investigation into Chelsea’s recruitment of youth players has been launched, FIFA has revealed.

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Karim Benzema has committed his future to Real Madrid for the next four seasons (Martin Rickett/PA Archive)

Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid contract until 2021

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has agreed a new contract with the LaLiga champions.

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Tyson Fury is desperate to get back in the ring (Adam Davy/PA)

UKAD hits back at Tyson Fury’s claim that it is delaying his doping case

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has denied Tyson Fury’s claim that it is to blame for the long delay in the case against him and his cousin Hughie Fury.

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Lionel Messi, right, celebrates with Barcelona team-mate Aleix Vidal (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Lionel Messi scores four as Barcelona thrash Eibar

Lionel Messi turned on the style once again with four goals as Barcelona maintained their 100 per cent start in LaLiga with a crushing 6-1 win over Eibar at the Nou Camp.

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The RFU are planning on proposals to change the Six Nations schedule (David Davies/PA)

RFU pondering proposal for England and France to start Six Nations in round two

England and France delaying the start of their Six Nations campaigns by a week is one of several proposals being discussed by the Rugby Football Union.

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Roland-Jones is a doubt for England's Ashes trip Down Under this winter (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

Toby Roland-Jones undergoes scans to discover extent of back problem

England seamer Toby Roland-Jones is having scans to assess the cause of pain in his lower back which forced him out of the Middlesex attack in their Specsavers County Championship Division One match at home to Lancashire.

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James DeGale is hoping to be in the ring before the end of the year (John Walton/PA)

James DeGale vows to return to ring in December after shoulder injury

James DeGale wants to return to the ring in December after recovering from the shoulder injury that forced him to miss out on the World Boxing Super Series.

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New parent Serena Williams has taken to Reddit to thank her own mother for being her role model (Petr David Josek/AP)

New parent Serena Williams thanks own mother for being a role model

New parent Serena Williams has thanked her own mother for being her role model.

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Wakefield will remain at Belle Vue until 2018 (Martin Rickett/PA)

Wakefield to remain at Belle Vue after reaching agreement with local council

Wakefield Trinity will remain at Belle Vue until 2018 after reaching agreement with the local council to redevelop their ground in time for the 2020 Super League season.

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Islam Slimani celebrates scoring Leicester's second goal (Mike Egerton/PA)

Leicester dump Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup

Second-half Leicester goals from Shinji Okazaki and Islam Slimani sent Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup at the first hurdle.

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