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Central contracts brings renewed emphasis on limited-overs cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board has overhauled its central contract system, bringing renewed emphasis on leading limited-overs players.

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Chris Coleman wants life bans for corruption

Wales manager Chris Coleman believes anyone caught "stealing money" from football should be "removed from the game permanently" in the wake of the latest series of corruption allegations.

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England injury double blow as James Anderson and Mark Wood miss Bangladesh tour

England have suffered a double blow to their seam bowling ranks as James Anderson and Mark Wood were ruled out of the Bangladesh tour due to a recurrence of recent injuries.

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Europe hope to avoid fan backlash at Hazeltine

Masters champion Danny Willett hopes his apology can draw a line under the controversy caused by an article written by his brother which describes American Ryder Cup fans as a ''braying mob of imbeciles.''

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Lewis Hamilton: Change of mechanics can have psychological effect on driver

Lewis Hamilton has admitted that Mercedes' decision to move a number of his mechanics to Nico Rosberg's car this season can have 'all sorts of psychological effects' on a driver.

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Barnsley assistant boss Tommy Wright sacked over Daily Telegraph allegations

Barnsley have sacked assistant head coach Tommy Wright after The Daily Telegraph reported he took a £5,000 payment from undercover reporters posing as football agents.

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Theo Walcott targets top spot in Group A after comfortable win over Basle

Theo Walcott has called on Arsenal to maintain their impressive form and finally finish top of their Champions League group.

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Alan Pardew: England job the pinnacle but I'm happy at Crystal Palace

Alan Pardew insists Crystal Palace is where he wants to be despite admitting managing England would be the "pinnacle for any Englishman's career".

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Eddie Howe "not interested" in England job for now

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has committed himself to the Premier League club as rumours circulate regarding the England job.

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England wait on fitness of Owen Farrell and Dylan Hartley ahead of autumn games

England are facing growing concern over the fitness of Owen Farrell and Dylan Hartley as they begin preparations for their autumn campaign.

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Danny Willett apologises for insulting article written by his brother

Masters champion Danny Willett has apologised following the publication of an article written by his brother which describes American Ryder Cup fans as a "braying mob of imbeciles."

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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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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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