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Smalling: Mourinho and Ibrahimovic can lead Manchester United to more trophies

Chris Smalling believes "born winner" Jose Mourinho and talismanic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic can lead Manchester United to more trophies this season.

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England coach Eddie Jones calls on World Rugby to act over breakdown tactics

Eddie Jones expects World Rugby to revise the laws that enabled Italy to frustrate England with unusual breakdown tactics described by George Ford as having the potential to "kill the game".

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England v Italy Q&A: What the ruck is going on?

England secured a 17th successive Test victory by dispatching Italy 36-15 in the RBS 6 Nations on Sunday, but the match was overshadowed by the innovative breakdown tactics employed by the visitors that provoked a furious response from Eddie Jones.

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UAE the likely destination for Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao fight

A venue in the United Arab Emirates for Amir Khan's April 23 fight with Manny Pacquiao is expected to be confirmed by the end of the week.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic thrilled with 'special trophy' after United land EFL Cup

Zlatan Ibrahimovic heralded his move to Manchester United as a "special" moment for the club after his brace saw the Red Devils lift the EFL Cup at the expense of Southampton.

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European championship medallist Roberto Pavoni retires

Great Britain's Roberto Pavoni has called time on his career as a swimmer and is set for a move into coaching.

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Sir Clive Woodward backs Italy over rucking controversy

Former England coach Sir Clive Woodward has backed the controversial breakdown tactics used by Italy during their RBS 6 Nations game at Twickenham, describing them as "innovative and inspired".

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Andy Murray ready for return in Dubai despite bout of shingles

Andy Murray insists he is "fit and raring to go" at the Dubai Tennis Championships having overcome a bout of shingles during a five-week lay-off.

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Marc Albrighton 'angry and upset' at reports he was involved in Ranieri's exit

Leicester winger Marc Albrighton has denied he had any part in Claudio Ranieri's sacking and has been left "very angry and upset" over the speculation.

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Mo Farah insists he's a clean athlete in wake of fresh allegations about Salazar

Sir Mo Farah insists he has " done nothing wrong" in the wake of fresh allegations about his coach Alberto Salazar.

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I'm a clean athlete, says Sir Mo Farah

Sir Mo Farah insists he is "a clean athlete who has never broken the rules" after fresh allegations were published about his coach Alberto Salazar.

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Ibrahimovic winner gives Manchester United EFL Cup glory against Southampton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late header secured Manchester United the first major trophy of the Jose Mourinho era, breaking Southampton hearts at the end of a thrilling EFL Cup final.

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Welsh rugby star Elli Norkett killed in car crash at age 20

The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as "loved and valued by many".

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Home favourite Fichardt lands fifth European Tour crown at Joburg Open

South Africa's Darren Fichardt held his nerve to win a fifth European Tour title and continue home dominance of the Joburg Open, which had been reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather.

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Scotland head coach Vern Cotter proud of long-awaited win over Wales

Vern Cotter hailed Scotland's second-half fightback against Wales as his ever-improving line-up kept hopes of a first Triple Crown in 27 years alive.

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Gavin McDonnell misses out on joining twin Jamie as a world champion

Gavin McDonnell was denied the opportunity to create history as he was defeated by Rey Vargas in their WBC World Super-Bantamweight title fight.

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Ben Te'o urged to seize England chance by scrum coach Neal Hatley

Ben Te'o and James Haskell have been challenged to carry the impact they have made as replacements into the starting line-up when England face Italy on Sunday.

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UK Sport chairman Rod Carr defends investment in medal pursuit

UK Sport chairman Rod Carr has defended the funding agency's high-performance remit and described as "highly questionable" research which said three in four Britons would prefer Government money going to improving grassroots sport above the pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic medals.

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Ranieri sacking 'shameful', says chairman of Leicester City Supporters' Club

Leicester City Supporters' Club chairman Cliff Ginnetta has called Claudio Ranieri's sacking "shameful and embarrassing".

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Eddie Jones: Dylan Hartley is first name on team sheet right now

Eddie Jones has reacted to scrutiny of Dylan Hartley's ongoing selection by insisting England's captain will remain the first name on the team sheet for the foreseeable future.

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