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Bertrand Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon

Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon, the two clubs have announced.

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Kyle Edmund stunned by Dan Evans’ drug admission

British number two Kyle Edmund admits he was lost for words after hearing his compatriot Dan Evans had failed a drugs test.

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Bournemouth close to finalising deal for Blackburn winger Connor Mahoney

Bournemouth look to have won the race to sign out-of-contract winger Connor Mahoney from Blackburn.

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Claudio Ranieri draws line under Leicester after being unveiled as new Nantes boss

Claudio Ranieri insisted he had moved on from his title-winning spell at Leicester as he was unveiled as the new coach of Ligue 1 club Nantes.

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Jonny Lomax signs new two-year deal at St Helens

England full-back Jonny Lomax has signed a new two-year deal that will keep him at St Helens until the end of the 2019 season.

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Salford’s Niall Evalds signs new deal

Academy product Niall Evalds has become the latest player to commit his future to Salford.

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Team New Zealand claim first America’s Cup victory since 2003

Emirates Team New Zealand held their nerve to see off the challenge of Oracle Team USA and seal their first win in the America’s Cup since 2003.

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Marcus Willis edges closer to Wimbledon return with Andrej Martin scalp

Britain’s Marcus Willis stayed on course for a return to Wimbledon after winning his first qualifier on Monday.

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Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah racing to be fit for England U21 semi

Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah will have late fitness tests as they battle to be ready for England Under-21s’ Euro 2017 semi-final with Germany.

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Lewis Hamilton wants to ‘win the right way’ after Vettel controversy

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year’s Formula One championship “the right way” after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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8 things you might not remember from Holyfield v Tyson II

June 28 represents the 20th anniversary of the evening Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ears during their world heavyweight title rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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All Blacks boss Hansen hits the airwaves to slam ‘desperate’ Warren Gatland

Steve Hansen has reacted angrily to Warren Gatland’s demand that referees clamp down on New Zealand’s “dangerous” targeting of Conor Murray by phoning a radio station to call him “desperate”.

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5 things we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The Formula One season came alive in Azerbaijan on Sunday following a frenetic race which saw four safety cars, one red flag, and an improbable winner.

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UCI boss Brian Cookson angered by draft report

Former British Cycling president Brian Cookson admits he was “angry” with the explosive draft report into claims of bullying and discrimination within the Great Britain team, which was leaked to the media in March.

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Mark Cavendish named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for Tour de France

Mark Cavendish’s attempts to become the most prolific stage-winner in Tour de France history will continue this July after he was named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for the race.

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Agassi will not leave Wimbledon early, says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has confirmed Andre Agassi will be coaching him at Wimbledon for as long as he stays in the tournament.

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Hamilton should accept some blame for Baku bust-up with Vettel – Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart believes Lewis Hamilton must take some of the blame for an on-track bust-up with title rival Sebastian Vettel during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Steven Gerrard did nothing for England, says ex Liverpool team-mate Diouf

Former Liverpool striker El-Hadji Diouf has reopened his long-running feud with former captain Steven Gerrard after claiming the midfielder “did nothing for his country”.

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Ian Westwood retires from professional cricket

Warwickshire batsman Ian Westwood has retired from professional cricket.

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Mike Tyson’s ear bites have left a deep impression on his boxing biography

The evening Mike Tyson bit both of Evander Holyfield’s ears remains the most memorable of a career that was as decorated as it was controversial.

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