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Team GB to have male and female flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics

Team GB will have male and female flag bearers at the Tokyo Games for the first time in Olympic history. The move, which has been encouraged by the International Olympic Committee as part of its plans for gender equality, has been embraced with enthusiasm by the British Olympic Association. Only three British women have carried […]

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PSG 1-2 Manchester City: player ratings from the semi-final first leg

Paris Saint-Germain (4-3-3) Keylor Navas Made a near-post save from Silva but allowed De Bruyne’s high ball to go directly in. 4 Alessandro Florenzi Right-back was keen to get at Cancelo but will be disappointed with City scoring twice in second half. 5 Marquinhos Scored a fine opener but was then part of a powder-puff […]

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Shaun Murphy topples Judd Trump to reach World Championship semi-finals

Shaun Murphy repelled a strong comeback from the world No 1, Judd Trump, to claim a 13-11 victory and book his place back in the World Snooker Championship semi-finals for the first time since 2015. Trump, who started the session 10-6 behind, reeled off five of the first six frames of the evening session, hauling […]

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‘No cheering’: Manchester City players were calm after PSG win, says Guardiola

Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City’s aggression and passion in Paris after they came from behind to win the first leg of their Champions League semi-final 2-1. City were overrun by an impressive Paris Saint-Germain side in the opening 45 minutes and entered the interval trailing to Marquinhos’s header from a corner. Yet Guardiola’s men dominated […]

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New Zealand Rugby moves closer to selling off stake in All Blacks

New Zealand Rugby has moved a step closer to selling a stake in the game after the nation’s provincial unions voted unanimously to give the green light to a huge deal with a US investment firm. The 26 unions and the Māori Rugby Board voted to sell a 12.5% stake to the private equity firm […]

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‘Issue not going away’ after AFL rejects Port Adelaide’s prison bars jumper request

A frustrated Port Adelaide say their heritage is being tarnished by the AFL’s refusal to allow the historical “prison bars” jumper. And Port chairman David Koch says the issue will not go away despite the AFL’s “disappointing” ruling on Thursday. Port requested to wear the jumper, which the club predominantly wore in the SANFL, in […]

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Tottenham target Ajax’s Erik ten Hag in search for new manager

Tottenham want to talk to Erik ten Hag about their managerial vacancy and are expected to do so once his Ajax team have wrapped up the Eredivisie title – they need only a point at home to Emmen on Sunday to make sure. Although nothing is agreed as yet and Spurs have other candidates, including […]