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French Grand Prix returning to F1 calendar in 2018 after 10-year absence

The French Grand Prix will return to Formula One after a 10-year absence in 2018, organisers have announced.

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Yannick Bolasie to have surgery after suffering serious knee ligament injury

Everton winger Yannick Bolasie will have surgery after suffering a serious knee ligament injury in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

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Morgan and Hales back in England fold as Bairstow gets nod ahead of Duckett

Eoin Morgan's return to lead England's limited-overs teams, alongside record-breaking opener Alex Hales, was rubber-stamped when the selectors named both to face India in the new year.

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Manchester City and Chelsea charged by FA over Etihad fracas

Manchester City and Chelsea have been charged with failing to control their players last Saturday - but Cesc Fabregas has avoided additional sanction after apparently striking Fernandinho.

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Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in bid to return to football

Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in his bid to return to football after failing in a challenge over his six-year ban.

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Boss Bilic still has Hammers backing, says David Sullivan

West Ham joint-chairman David Sullivan has offered his backing to under-pressure boss Slaven Bilic.

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Pat Lam committed to Bristol even if they go down

Pat Lam will not even join Bristol as head coach until June, but has already committed his future to the Aviva Premiership relegation favourites.

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Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana after death of 19 players in plane crash

Tragic Brazilian club Chapecoense have been crowned winners of the Copa Sudamericana after their plane crashed while travelling to the final.

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Mark Selby sets a standard Ronnie O'Sullivan can't match to win UK Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to his Crucible crown.

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Lawyer calls for 'further investigation' into coaches still working in football

A lawyer representing former footballers who say they were sexually abused at clubs as young players has claimed there are still individuals in the game who "need further investigation".

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England Lions wrap up 3-0 series win over United Arab Emirates

England Lions held their nerve under new captain Nick Gubbins to win the final one-day international against United Arab Emirates by 16 runs and wrap up a 3-0 series success.

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Leeds considering legal action against wantaway hooker James Segeyaro

Leeds have put a £250,000 valuation on James Segeyaro and are considering legal action over his decision to renege on his contract with the club to remain in Australia.

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It's great to be back, says Woods despite low-key finish on injury return

Tiger Woods admitted there had been "some pretty dire times" during his 15-month injury absence after a closing 76 saw him finish 15th at the Hero World Challenge, 14 shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

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Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to cement his status as world number one

Mark Selby fended off a charge from Ronnie O'Sullivan to land his second Betway UK Championship title and shred any remaining doubts about his credibility as snooker's world number one.

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Non-league Barrow stun Bristol Rovers in FA Cup second round

National League side Barrow pulled off a major FA Cup second-round upset as they came from behind to win 2-1 at League One Bristol Rovers.

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Tiger Woods shows flashes of brilliance in Bahamas but remains out of contention

Tiger Woods failed to turn a brilliant start into a round which would have put him in contention at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, but there were more positives signs as he continued his competitive comeback.

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Mark Selby has Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to UK Championship glory

World number one Mark Selby will have the imposing figure of Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to Betway UK Championship glory on Sunday as both men chase landmark victories.

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Anthony Joshua challenger Eric Molina: My heart lies working with disabled kids

Anthony Joshua's next challenger Eric Molina is already preparing to return to his career as a special needs teacher, regardless of whether he wins the IBF heavyweight title.

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Billy Joe Saunders overcomes slow start to beat Artur Akavov and defend title

Billy Joe Saunders took his time before coming to life in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley.

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Football abuse probe: Chelsea apologise to ex-striker Gary Johnson

Chelsea Football Club has apologised "profusely" to former striker Gary Johnson over his treatment as a youth team player as the number of clubs embroiled in the child sex abuse scandal reportedly climbed to 55.

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