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Amazing Grace creates Open history

South Africa’s Branden Grace recorded the first 62 in men’s major championship history to spark an explosion of low scoring in the third round of the Open at Royal Birkdale.

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Stephen Robinson stays grounded after Motherwell ease past Morton in cup

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson saw strong evidence of his new-look side coming together as they beat Morton 4-0 but he warned against expecting instant success.

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People will always seek to cheat, says Lord Coe ahead of World Championships

There can be no guarantees of a drug-free World Championships next month because “people will always seek to cheat”, according to Lord Coe.

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Sam Allardyce is guest of honour for start of Special Olympics torch run

Former England manager Sam Allardyce will be guest of honour when the flame is lit to mark the start of the Special Olympics National Games Torch Run next week.

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Adam Peaty qualifies fastest in 100m breaststroke at World Championships

Olympic champion Adam Peaty qualified quickest in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke at the World Championships in Budapest on Sunday.

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Aaron Baddeley gives hope to Open contenders with closing 64

Australia’s Aaron Baddeley gave hope to Jordan Spieth’s rivals as the final round of the 146th Open Championship got under way at Royal Birkdale.

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Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens reveals ongoing bulimia battle

Welsh rugby union referee Nigel Owens has revealed he has been battling an eating disorder for almost three decades.

2017 World Para Athletics Championships ? Day Ten ? London Stadium

Sammi Kinghorn celebrates second gold at World Para Athletics Championships

Sammi Kinghorn clinched her second gold of the World Para Athletics Championships after winning the T53 100 metres in London.

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Froome detractors are regrettable, says UCI chief Cookson

World cycling boss Brian Cookson says it is “regrettable” that anyone would try to talk down Chris Froome’s achievements as he stands on the brink of a fourth Tour de France title.

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Man United didn’t try and sign Gareth Bale this summer, says Jose Mourinho

Manchester United did not target Gareth Bale this summer as Jose Mourinho believes it would have been a waste of time.

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Manchester City sign Brazilian full-back Danilo from Real Madrid

Manchester City have completed the signing of full-back Danilo from Real Madrid on a five-year deal.

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Niko Kranjcar: Rangers struggling to shake off Europa League shock

Rangers midfielder Niko Kranjcar admits their shock European exit is hard to shake from their minds.

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Andreas Pereira hails Tony Adams as he aims to kick-start Man Utd career

Andreas Pereira believes he is a better player for working under Tony Adams at relegated Granada, making the midfielder more confident than ever of kicking on at Manchester United.

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Alan Archibald hoping for goals from Blair Spittal

Partick Thistle boss Alan Archibald hopes new signing Blair Spittal can help ease the goal-scoring burden on Kris Doolan.

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Kris Boyd ready to battle for starting spot at Kilmarnock

Kris Boyd has told boss Lee McCulloch he is ready to take on all comers for his Kilmarnock jersey.

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Chelsea winger Pedro returns home after suffering concussion on pre-season tour

Pedro will return home from Chelsea’s pre-season tour after he suffered concussion during Saturday’s friendly victory over Arsenal.

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Featherstone swoop for Wigan forward Connor Farrell

Featherstone have strengthened their squad for their promotion push with the signing of Wigan forward Connor Farrell.

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Daley recalls fond memory of father after championship gold

Tom Daley recalled the moment his father surprised him in a media conference following his first World Championships win after ending his eight-year wait for a second.

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Manchester City ‘close in on double defensive swoop’

Manchester City are closing in on a deal which would make Monaco’s Benjamin Mendy the world’s most expensive defender at £52million, according to reports.

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Harry Kane bags for Tottenham as they beat PSG in friendly

Harry Kane picked up where he left off for Tottenham as they opened their pre-season schedule with a 4-2 win over Paris St Germain in Orlando.

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