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Leeds owner Massimo Cellino set to appeal ban and fine for breaking FA rules

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has been suspended for 18 months and fined £250,000 for breaking the Football Association's agent regulations.

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IOC president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian dopers

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian athlete or official proven to be part of a state-sponsored doping system.

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Shakhtar Donetsk through to Europa League last 32 with perfect record

Former winners Shakhtar Donetsk ensured they were the first team to go through to the knockout stages of the Europa League with a 100 per cent record following a 4-2 win over Braga.

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Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns

Manchester United's Europa League clash against Zorya Luhansk is expected to go ahead despite concerns over the icy pitch.

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Keaton Jennings overcomes false starts to make century for England on debut

Keaton Jennings overcame two false starts on his first day of Test cricket before finishing with a priceless debut century for England.

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Bob Bradley confident he will get time to prove himself at Swansea

Bob Bradley has shrugged off speculation about his future and is confident he will be allowed to turn around Swansea's fortunes in the January transfer window.

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Power cut means Keaton Jennings' parents miss him reaching England debut century

Keaton Jennings' parents, eagerly watching their son make his England debut on TV, missed seeing him complete his sensational century due to a power cut.

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Tracey Crouch says public money will fill any holes ahead of Tokyo 2020

Sports minister Tracey Crouch has written to Parliament to confirm that public money will fill any holes in the funding for Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams as they prepare for Tokyo 2020.

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Andy Murray and Johanna Konta head list of six British stars at Australian Open

Great Britain have a guaranteed six players in the main draw of the Australian Open next month.

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Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will not leave Arsenal early, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has warned Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez they will not leave Arsenal before their contracts expire in 18 months time even if they fail to agree new deals at the club.

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Women's sports participation at all-time high but poorer families lag behind

More women are playing sport in England than ever before as the keep-fit boom combines with a Rio 2016 effect to close the gender participation gap, according to the latest figures from Sport England.

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Met Police launches investigation into sex abuse claims involving London clubs

Britain's largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving clubs in London.

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Keaton Jennings century on debut helps England defy India's spinners

Keaton Jennings' century on Test debut helped England defy Ravi Ashwin on a spinners' pitch at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello continues fine 2016 by taking one-shot lead in Hong Kong Open

Rafa Cabrera Bello continued his impressive 2016 form as he opened up a one-shot lead after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open.

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Tributes flood in for caddie Max Zechmann

Tributes have flooded in for caddie Max Zechmann after he collapsed and died at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.

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Former track cyclist Jess Varnish 'shocked and upset' after Shane Sutton ruling

Jess Varnish has said she is "shocked and upset" after learning only one of her nine complaints against former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton was upheld by the national governing body.

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Alastair Cook on the same page as Trevor Bayliss as England try to save series

England captain Alastair Cook is determined to present a united front with coach Trevor Bayliss as they try to battle back from 2-0 down against India.

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Nigel Wood expresses concern to RFU over Denny Solomona contract row

The row between Castleford and Sale over record-breaking winger Denny Solomona has transcended to governing body level.

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IOC extends sporting sanctions against Russia with McLaren report looming

The International Olympic Committee has extended the sanctions it imposed on Russia this summer until further notice as the sporting world waits for the publication of a landmark report into the country's recent doping history on Friday.

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho not happy with 'difficult' pitch in Ukraine

Jose Mourinho does not believe UEFA should make teams play on frozen pitches like the one in Ukraine where Manchester United's Europa League fate will be sealed.

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