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Nico Rosberg fastest in final practice in Hungary, with Lewis Hamilton fourth

Championship leader Nico Rosberg set the pace in final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix while his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton was only fourth.

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David de Gea excited about future at Man Utd under 'winner' Jose Mourinho

David de Gea is confident Manchester United will challenge for the Premier League title as they enter a new era under "winner" Jose Mourinho.

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Chris Froome set for third Tour de France win after Mont Blanc drama

A day of drama on Friday came as a reminder of how quickly the Tour de France can change, but also why Chris Froome appears destined for a third title this weekend.

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Russia could face Rio Paralympics ban as decision on Olympics looms

Russia could be banned from the Rio Paralympics - and may discover its Olympic fate on Sunday.

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England's Joe Root targets 'really big score' on day two of Pakistan Test

Joe Root still has power to add after he and Alastair Cook both delivered on their own team talks with crucial hundreds at Old Trafford.

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David Moyes relishing Premier League return

David Moyes is relishing the chance to succeed new England manager Sam Allardyce at Sunderland and return to the Premier League.

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Liverpool land midfield target Georginio Wijnaldum in £25million deal

Liverpool have signed midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle in a £25million deal.

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Usain Bolt laughs off criticism from Justin Gatlin after London victory

Usain Bolt accused sprint rival Justin Gatlin of "disrespect" after proving his fitness for the Rio Olympics in London on Friday night.

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Hull seeking new manager as Steve Bruce leaves by mutual consent

Hull face a race against time to recruit a new manager with the Premier League season just three weeks away following the departure of Steve Bruce.

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Sam Allardyce looking to restore English pride after landing 'best job'

English football began an optimistic new chapter after incoming manager Sam Allardyce vowed to bring a sense of pride back to the Three Lions.

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Russia could miss Rio Paralympics after IPC launches suspension proceedings

Russia could miss the Rio Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee opened suspension proceedings over the "unimaginable scale of institutionalised doping in Russian sport".

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Usain Bolt slams sprint rival Justin Gatlin after 200 metres victory in London

Usain Bolt accused sprint rival Justin Gatlin of "disrespect" after proving his fitness for the Rio Olympics in emphatic fashion at the Muller Anniversary Games on Friday night.

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New boss Sam Allardyce says his England team must make the country proud

Sam Allardyce finally landed his dream job as England manager on Friday and said: "It is time for us to deliver."

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Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead despite crashing on stage 19

For a second time in this Tour de France Chris Froome crashed in the yellow jersey but saw his overall lead increase regardless as he closes in on a third title.

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Mo Farah: All I want is to run against clean athletes

Mo Farah insists all he wants is to be able to compete against clean athletes as the spectre of doping threatens to overshadow the Rio Olympics.

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Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France triumph

The Tour de France is Chris Froome's to lose after his victory in the stage 18 time trial put him almost four minutes clear in the yellow jersey.

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Inbee Park to miss defence of British Open title

Defending Women's British Open champion Inbee Park has pulled out of next week's tournament with a thumb injury.

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Dustin Johnson shares Canadian Open lead with Luke List

Dustin Johnson sank an eagle on the final hole to complete a six-under round of 66 and take a share of the lead of the RBC Canadian Open at Oakville alongside Luke List.

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Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheats

Usain Bolt has given a "thumbs up" to the decision to ban the Russian athletics team from the Rio Olympics because of widespread doping.

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Russian appeal against doping ban rejected by CAS

Russia has lost its appeal against the decision to ban its athletics team from the Rio Olympics next month.

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