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Second McLaren report is welcomed by UKAD which calls for greater funding

The second report by Richard McLaren into state-sponsored doping in Russia is "hugely significant" and more money should be made available to fund further investigations, according to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).

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Badminton loses out as UK Sport announces Tokyo funding

Badminton was the big loser after UK Sport announced its investment in Olympic and Paralympic sports for Tokyo 2020.

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Badminton England chief Adrian Christy 'staggered' after UK Sport strip funding

Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy says he is "staggered" by UK Sport's "incomprehensible" decision to strip the sport of funding for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle.

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UEFA charges Zorya Luhansk following crowd incidents in Manchester United match

Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk have been charged by UEFA over the crowd incidents that occurred during their Europa League defeat to Manchester United.

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London 2012 corrupted "on an unprecedented scale" by Russia says report author

Russian athletes corrupted the London 2012 Olympic Games "on an unprecedented scale", a s even-month investigation into the country's state-run doping programme has revealed.

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Anthony Joshua: Chisora v Whyte is right to go ahead

Anthony Joshua has backed the British Boxing Board of Control's decision to allow Dereck Chisora's heavyweight bout against Dillian Whyte to go ahead in Manchester on Saturday night.

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Police identify dozens of potential suspects in football child sex abuse probe

Dozens of potential suspects have been identified in connection with historical child sex abuse allegations in football, police have revealed.

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Jos Buttler makes his recall count as England graft for reward against India

Jos Buttler was glad he made the most of a chance he feared would be denied him on England's Test tour of India.

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Claudio Ranieri wants lowly Leicester to show title-winning qualities

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri insists the next two months will define the Foxes' season.

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Boss Jurgen Klopp unable to give a date for Daniel Sturridge return from injury

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not know when striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit to return.

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London to host four NFL games in 2017

The NFL has announced that there will be four regular-season games hosted in London next year for the first time.

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Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte bout to go ahead despite fracas

Dereck Chisora has been fined £25,000 and given a suspended two-year ban following his part in a press conference brawl with Dillian Whyte Manchester on Wednesday.

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IOC president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian dopers

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian athlete or official proven to be part of a state-sponsored doping system.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan praised by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho heaped praise on the ever-improving Henrikh Mkhitaryan after Manchester United's summer signing opened his account with a fine goal that helped secure progress to the Europa League knockout stages.

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Southampton crash out of Europe after sluggish home display

Toothless Southampton bungled the chance for their best continental run since 1977 after Israeli minnows Hapoel Be'er Sheva forced a 1-1 Europa League draw at St Mary's.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan opens his account in style as Manchester United progress

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's fine solo goal helped Manchester United through to the Europa League knock-out stages, opening his account in style as Zorya Luhansk were overcome on a testing night in Ukraine.

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Tracey Crouch says public money will fill any holes ahead of Tokyo 2020

Sports minister Tracey Crouch has written to Parliament to confirm that public money will fill any holes in the funding for Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams as they prepare for Tokyo 2020.

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Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns

Manchester United's Europa League clash against Zorya Luhansk is expected to go ahead despite concerns over the icy pitch.

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Women's sports participation at all-time high but poorer families lag behind

More women are playing sport in England than ever before as the keep-fit boom combines with a Rio 2016 effect to close the gender participation gap, according to the latest figures from Sport England.

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Met Police launches investigation into sex abuse claims involving London clubs

Britain's largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving clubs in London.

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