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John Higgins eases into Betfred World Championship semi-finals

John Higgins eases into Betfred World Championship semi-finals

Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari announces surprise retirement aged 25

Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari announces surprise retirement aged 25

Riders facing challenging Tour de Yorkshire route

Riders facing challenging Tour de Yorkshire route

Darren Fletcher to put West Brom contract talks on hold until the summer

Darren Fletcher to put West Brom contract talks on hold until the summer

Andy Murray handed walkover in Barcelona Open second round

Andy Murray handed walkover in Barcelona Open second round

Olympic gold-winning coach Ben Ryan joins board of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare

Olympic gold-winning coach Ben Ryan joins board of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare

Poyet: Terry could make China switch

Poyet: Terry could make China switch

Serena Williams admits she revealed pregnancy by accident

Serena Williams admits she revealed pregnancy by accident

Fourteen-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey expecting her second child

Fourteen-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey expecting her second child

Football Association charge Sunderland boss Moyes over inappropriate comments

Football Association charge Sunderland boss Moyes over inappropriate comments

England stand-off Gareth Widdop ruled out of Samoa Test

England stand-off Gareth Widdop ruled out of Samoa Test

Conte: Chelsea have passed big psychological test but title race isn’t over

Conte: Chelsea have passed big psychological test but title race isn’t over

5 things that have changed in women’s tennis during Maria Sharapova’s ban

5 things that have changed in women’s tennis during Maria Sharapova’s ban

Houston Rockets overcome Russell Westbrook to send Oklahoma City Thunder home

Houston Rockets overcome Russell Westbrook to send Oklahoma City Thunder home

Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

Tyson Fury claims he will return to the ring in July

Tyson Fury claims he will return to the ring in July

Diego Costa at double as Chelsea beat Southampton to go seven points clear

Diego Costa at double as Chelsea beat Southampton to go seven points clear

Wenger confident Sanchez will sign new Arsenal contract

Wenger confident Sanchez will sign new Arsenal contract

Lennox Lewis: Anthony Joshua can be an all-time great

Lennox Lewis: Anthony Joshua can be an all-time great

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: The players we want to keep, we will keep

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: The players we want to keep, we will keep

Palace boss Sam Allardyce hoping it’s not easy to turn Wilfried Zaha’s head

Palace boss Sam Allardyce hoping it’s not easy to turn Wilfried Zaha’s head

Ding Junhui in control against Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Crucible

Ding Junhui in control against Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Crucible

Ilie Nastase on the defensive as ‘sporting legends’ club condemns Fed Cup abuse

Ilie Nastase on the defensive as ‘sporting legends’ club condemns Fed Cup abuse

Hull’s Liam Watts given two-match ban following dismissal in win over Castleford

Hull’s Liam Watts given two-match ban following dismissal in win over Castleford

Sotherton wants podium presentation for overdue Olympic medals

Sotherton wants podium presentation for overdue Olympic medals

FIA confirms cockpit shield track tests as they look to 2018 Formula One campaign

FIA confirms cockpit shield track tests as they look to 2018 Formula One campaign

Challenge Cup holders Hull to launch defence against Catalans Dragons

Challenge Cup holders Hull to launch defence against Catalans Dragons

Root welcomes return of paceman Wood

Root welcomes return of paceman Wood

Britain’s Dan Evans defeats German Mischa Zverev in round two at Barcelona Open

Britain’s Dan Evans defeats German Mischa Zverev in round two at Barcelona Open

2017 Tour of Britain to head from Edinburgh to Cardiff

2017 Tour of Britain to head from Edinburgh to Cardiff

Wild card Maria Sharapova set for Stuttgart return after doping ban

Wild card Maria Sharapova set for Stuttgart return after doping ban

Steve Agnew: Results ‘a massive disappointment’ but Boro retain survival hope

Steve Agnew: Results ‘a massive disappointment’ but Boro retain survival hope

Scoring against Rangers ‘the pinnacle’ for Celtic’s Callum McGregor

Scoring against Rangers ‘the pinnacle’ for Celtic’s Callum McGregor

R&A and USGA adjust rules on video technology

R&A and USGA adjust rules on video technology

Chris Froome plays it safe in prologue as Alex Dowsett denied stage win

Chris Froome plays it safe in prologue as Alex Dowsett denied stage win

Hull striker Oumar Niasse’s red card overturned on appeal

Hull striker Oumar Niasse’s red card overturned on appeal

Justin Carney’s ‘racial abuse’ hearing adjourned at club’s request

Justin Carney’s ‘racial abuse’ hearing adjourned at club’s request

Worcester’s Gary Gold signs permanent deal after turning club around

Worcester’s Gary Gold signs permanent deal after turning club around

Moyes refuses to accept relegation is inevitable for Sunderland

Moyes refuses to accept relegation is inevitable for Sunderland

Wales among opponents for England’s women in World Cup qualifying

Wales among opponents for England’s women in World Cup qualifying

Swimmer Adam Peaty looking for more gold in Budapest

Swimmer Adam Peaty looking for more gold in Budapest

Real Madrid’s injured Gareth Bale unlikely to face Atletico in Champions League

Real Madrid’s injured Gareth Bale unlikely to face Atletico in Champions League

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill hopes for doping-free London World Championships

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill hopes for doping-free London World Championships

Who were the key figures in Newcastle’s promotion back to the Premier League?

Who were the key figures in Newcastle’s promotion back to the Premier League?

Anthony Joshua in numbers

Anthony Joshua in numbers

Ex UK Athletics boss frustrated by British athletes’ Beijing Olympic medal delay

Ex UK Athletics boss frustrated by British athletes’ Beijing Olympic medal delay

Ireland prop Mike Ross to retire from rugby at the end of the season

Ireland prop Mike Ross to retire from rugby at the end of the season

Aleksandar Mitrovic hails ‘special team’ as Newcastle celebrate promotion

Aleksandar Mitrovic hails ‘special team’ as Newcastle celebrate promotion

Gareth Widdop injury a cause for concern for England

Gareth Widdop injury a cause for concern for England

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