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Olympic boxers reprimanded for betting at Rio Games

The International Olympic Committee has issued "severe reprimands" to Team GB boxer Anthony Fowler and Irish fighters Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly for betting on the boxing competition at Rio 2016, contrary to Olympic rules.

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United States captain Davis Love confident over choice to play morning foursomes

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love is confident he has not put his team at a disadvantage by opting to play morning foursomes at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

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LMA 'extremely concerned' about allegations that unnamed managers took bribes

The League Managers Association has said it is "extremely concerned" about allegations made in the Daily Telegraph that 10 unnamed managers took bribes in player transfers.

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Concussion forces Ireland prop Nathan White to retire

Ireland international prop Nathan White is to retire from rugby on medical advice following a concussion injury.

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Hull duo Gareth Ellis and Danny Houghton share media's player-of-the-year award

Hull skipper Gareth Ellis and his vice-captain Danny Houghton will share the Rugby League Writers and Broadcasters' Association player-of-the-year award.

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Richard Hill appointed England team manager

World Cup winner Richard Hill as been appointed as England's team manager, the Rugby Football Union has announced.

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Chris Froome speaks out about the use of TUEs in cycling

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has described the rules allowing athletes to take drugs that would normally be banned under sport's anti-doping rules as "open to abuse" and in need of urgent reform.

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Jordan Spieth hopes United States paint a pretty Ryder Cup picture at Hazeltine

Jordan Spieth is reminded of his first Ryder Cup by a painting of himself on the first tee at Gleneagles - but one thing he does not want to commemorate is the United States' poor record.

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Europe Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke happy to accept the tag of underdogs

Captain Darren Clarke is happy to accept the tag of underdogs as Europe go in search of an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup victory.

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England boss should be 'whiter than white', insists former FA chairman Greg Dyke

Former Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says the England manager has to be "whiter than white" - and questioned why Sam Allardyce was apparently negotiating a £ 400,000 payday when he was being paid £3million a year.

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Former England captains say Sam Allardyce has made Three Lions a laughing stock

Sam Allardyce's behaviour has made England the laughing stock of world football, former Three Lions skippers Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand claimed.

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USA captain Davis Love insists his comments about his team were misconstrued

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love insists his comments about selecting "the best golf team, maybe ever" were misconstrued - but he will still send his players out into battle on Friday with exactly the same message.

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Islam Slimani hands Leicester victory over favourite prey Porto

Islam Slimani lived up to his nickname as gritty Leicester took control of Group G with a deserved 1-0 win over Porto.

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Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can 'clear his name'

Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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Players and fans to pay respects to Arnold Palmer at Ryder Cup

Players and fans will pay their respects to Arnold Palmer when the 41st Ryder Cup gets under way at Hazeltine on Friday.

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Now we have 12 players plus Bubba Watson we have the perfect team - Davis Love

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love believes he has the "perfect team" after appointing Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain - despite having overlooked him for a wild card.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of banned drug

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races - insisting the team had done nothing wrong.

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English football and third party ownership

England manager Sam Allardyce is in hot water after being caught making unguarded comments in a sting by a national newspaper.

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Football Association seeks clarification over investigation into Sam Allardyce

The Football Association is awaiting further details of conversations Sam Allardyce held with undercover reporters after the emergence of video appearing to show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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