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Australia training halted at Oval after net bowler taken to hospital

• Shot by Australia’s David Warner hits net bowler on head• ICC spokesman said bowler was ‘conscious when he left’ OvalThe Australia captain, Aaron Finch, said David Warner was “shaken up” after his drive hit a net bowler in the head as they prepared f…

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India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia

• Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has asked India’s MS Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, prompting New Delhi to …

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Kylian Mbappé casts doubt on future at PSG after hinting at possible exit

• Striker talks of career ‘turning point’ and may leave French club• Toni Kroos agrees contract extension to 2023 with Real MadridKylian Mbappé surprised the Ligue 1 awards ceremony audience on Sunday night when hinting that his future may lie away fro…

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Italian Open: Johanna Konta beats Marketa Vondrousova in quarter-finals

• British No 1 beats Czech 6-3, 3-6, 6-1• Naomi Osaka pulls out of quarter-finals with injuryJohanna Konta booked her place in the semi-finals of the Italian Open with a hard-fought 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Marketa Vondrousova on Friday.After her exp…

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Peter Trego helps Somerset set up One-Day Cup final against Hampshire

• Trego’s 73 helps Somerset to 115-run win over Nottinghamshire• Holders Hampshire beat Lancashire by four wicketsSomerset will face the holders Hampshire in the One-Day Cup final after convincing wins over Nottinghamshire and Lancashire in Sunday’s se…

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Israel Folau tight-lipped despite Rugby Australia’s threat of sack

Wallabies fullback keeps counsel on visit to RA HQ Contract set to be torn up over social media postsIsrael Folau has declined to address questions about his future despite Rugby Australia saying he would be sacked if he could not offer a good reason f…

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Chapecoense plane crash survivor dies after suffering heart attack on pitch

• Rafael Henzel fell ill after playing football with friends• Brazilian club says he was ‘a symbol of club’s reconstruction’A journalist who was one of the six survivors of the Chapecoense football team air crash has died after a heart attack. Related:…

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: France turn on the style but Portugal held to draw

• Pogba and Griezmann show class in 4-1 win defeat of Moldova• Ronaldo unable to inspire Portugal to win against UkraineFrance turned on the style in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, winning 4-1 in Moldova. Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Raphaël Varan…

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Lionel Messi’s spectacular hat-trick prompts Betis fans to chant his name

Barcelona forward lauded by opposition supporters‘I can’t remember that happening before,’ he saysAfter Lionel Messi scored a wonderful third goal to complete his 51st career hat-trick, Real Betis supporters did what only true fans can do when in the p…

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Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick fires Juventus past Atlético and into last eight

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning hat-trick as Juventus stormed back from a 2-0 first-leg deficit to defeat Atlético Madrid 3-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals.The Portuguese is hoping to help lift a fourth successive European Cup while…

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Porto score VAR penalty in extra time to send Roma out of Champions League

Porto converted a penalty awarded after a VAR review three minutes from the end of extra time to beat Roma 3-1 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals.Fernando went down as he tried to meet Maxi Pereira’s low shot across the face of the goal and …

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Jonny Bairstow hits out for England after Tom Curran slows West Indies

• First T20: West Indies 160-8; England 161-6 • England win by four wickets with seven balls remainingEngland beat West Indies by four wickets at Gros Islet in the first game of the three-match T20 international series. Despite a late wobble when Joe D…

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European roundup: Messi hits hat-trick for Barcelona; Bayern Munich win

• Argentinian scores three as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2• Bayern go level on points with Borussia DortmundLionel Messi scored his 50th career hat-trick to fire Barcelona to a 4-2 win at Sevilla on Saturday after the champions had twice fallen behind, g…

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Scotland lose injured Finn Russell as France drop Lopez and Parra

Coach Brunel denies backlash after criticism from half-backsRussell is ruled out after failing to pass head injury protocolsFinn Russell has been ruled out of Scotland’s Guinness Six Nations clash with France on Saturday after failing to recover from a…

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Naomi Osaka: split with coach was refusal to put ‘success over happiness’

• Two-time slam champion parted with Sascha Bajin this month• World No 1 said rumours of money issues are ‘hurtful’Naomi Osaka is adamant that her surprise split with the coach Sascha Bajin had nothing to do with money but was because she refused to pu…

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European roundup: Barcelona edge to win; Pizarro is oldest Bundesliga scorer

• Lionel Messi penalty enough for leaders against Valladolid• Pizarro breaks record with last-gasp goal for Werder BremenA first-half penalty from Lionel Messi was enough to give Barcelona a 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid to preserve their comfortabl…

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PSG suffer first league defeat of season after Lyon produce shock

• Dembélé and Fekir goals give Lyon surprise 2-1 victory• Real defeat Alavés 3-0; Inter jeered by fans after lossParis Saint-Germain suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season as Lyon claimed a deserved 2-1 home victory on Sunday evening.Ángel D…

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European round-up: Marco Reus stars as Borussia Dortmund thrash Hannover 96

• Bundesliga leaders score five to go nine points clear• Antoine Griezmann scores as Atlético Madrid beat GetafeBorussia Dortmund stretched their lead in the Bundesliga over defending champions Bayern Munich to nine points after hammering Hannover 96 5…

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Pavlyuchenkova beats Stephens to set up quarter-final with unseeded American Collins

Russian upsets No5 seed in late-night three setterDanielle Collins shocks No2 seed Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-2The unseeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won a marathon three-setter against Sloane Stephens 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open quarter-fin…

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European roundup: PSG beat Amiens to stay unbeaten, Juventus win in cup

• PSG go 13 points clear in Ligue 1 after 3-0 away win• Juve, Milan and Lazio into Coppa Italia quarter-finalsParis Saint Germain manager Thomas Tuchel said his side’s 3-0 victory over ten-man Amiens was “deserved” as they extended their lead at the to…