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Johanna Konta fights back to reach Miami Open semi-finals

British number one Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to beat Simona Halep 3-6 7-6 (9/7) 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals.

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Lamela to have hip surgery and will miss rest of the season

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Spurs set for extended deadline over whether to play at Wembley next season

Tottenham are expected to confirm they have been given extra time to make a decision on playing at Wembley next season.

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Video Assistant Referees could be used in EFL Cup first round next season

Video Assistant Referees could be deployed in English football as early as August when the EFL Cup first round takes place.

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Mohammad Irfan banned for a year after admitting corruption charges

Mohammad Irfan has been banned from all cricket for a year and fined £8,000 after admitting corruption charges during this year's Pakistan Super League.

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho 'totally against' international friendlies

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he is "totally against" international friendlies following the injuries suffered by Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty .

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Mixed emotions for Pavey after upgrade to 2007 world 10,000m bronze

Jo Pavey was thrilled after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships - but said the news left a "bittersweet" feeling.

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Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez 'happy' in London

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez insists he is happy in London but wants to play in a team with a "winning mentality".

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Home nations left looking for new lead sponsor after Vauxhall opts to end deal

England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will all be seeking new main sponsors, with Vauxhall ending a seven-year partnership with the home nations after the 2018 World Cup.

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WADA president wants early call on Russia's participation at 2018 Winter Games

World Anti-Doping Agency president Sir Craig Reedie has called for a decision to be made on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the earliest moment.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at extending Old Trafford stay

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted he will stay at Manchester United after claiming he will "never leave a job unfinished".

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Lord Ouseley urges PL boss to show more 'leadership' on BAME manager issue

Anti-racism campaigner Lord Ouseley has called on Premier League boss Richard Scudamore to show more leadership in the effort to increase the number of football managers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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Robert Pires confident Arsene Wenger will sign new deal at Arsenal

Manager Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract at Arsenal - but also needs to change "many things" as he looks to take the club forward, according to former Gunners midfielder Robert Pires.

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Graves identifies 'watershed moment' as ECB proposes city-based T20 tournament

Colin Graves has identified a "watershed moment" as English cricket calls on key stakeholders to give the go-ahead for a new city-based Twenty20 tournament.

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Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms

Maria Sharapova said she fought for the truth so she can end her career on her terms.

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Sale winger Denny Solomona wants to play for England after switching codes

Denny Solomona has his sights on an England place following his controversial switch to rugby union.

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Deschamps backs TV replays despite decisions going against France in Spain loss

France coach Didier Deschamps believes the use of TV replays will prove the "evolution of football" after watching his side lose 2-0 against Spain at the Stade de France, where the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into play for two key goal decisions.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Roger Federer's impressive start to the 2017 campaign continued as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 7-6 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.

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Leon Smith: Andy Murray could be feeling effects of quest to get to number one

Leon Smith believes Andy Murray could be paying the price of his efforts to get to world number one.

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Jeff Astle's family urge PFA chief Gordon Taylor to quit over brain injury issue

Jeff Astle's daughter and widow have called for Gordon Taylor to quit as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after accusing the union of letting down the late West Brom and England striker.

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