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The USA-Mexico rivalry will remain decidedly one-sided for a while yet

Much work is to be done in US men’s soccer before they are able to compete with El Tri, let alone make an impact at the World CupImagine you have a Formula One team, and you hire five-time champion Lewis Hamilton with much hoopla. Then you hand him you…

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Serena Williams v Elina Svitolina: US Open women’s semi-final – live!

Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportNadal flexes muscles to remain on course for fourth title 11.21pm BST Good evening all. Will we see another Serena Williams rout? Another Serena Williams meltdown? 4.33pm BST Beau will be here shortly, …

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Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously?

US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing j…

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Fuzzy numbers are muddying the waters in the USWNT’s equal-pay fight

As the USWNT’s equal-pay lawsuit moves toward mediation, both sides are using numbers subject to interpretation and spinUS Soccer’s argument that it has paid the women’s national team more than it has paid their male counterparts over a 10-year span is…

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Liverpool v Sevilla: pre-season friendly – live!

Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportLatest news as European teams meet at Fenway Park 10.20pm BST It’s interesting, especially the inclusion of goalkeeper Andy Lonergan. You’d think the 35-year-old goalkeeper would be here just in case of …

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Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment?

Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without…

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USA v Netherlands: Women’s World Cup final – live!

Hope Solo: players can’t kid themselves the final is a normal gameEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 3.30pm BST Great day to be a US Soccer fan!@USWNT playing for World Cup Title at 10am. @USMNT playing for Gold Cup Final at 8pm. pic.twi…

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The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal

The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer t…

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The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal

The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer t…

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France v USA: Women’s World Cup quarter-final – live!

Winners will play England in Tuesday’s semi-finalEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 8.06pm BST Rapinoe’s free kick goes into traffic and emerges on the other side. Surely it was deflected? 8.05pm BST 5 min: We spend a rather long time se…

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Spain v USA: Women’s World Cup last 16 – live!

Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportHope Solo: the knockouts are a different kind of pressure 4.15pm BST ¡YA TENEMOS EL ONCE CON EL QUE ENCARAREMOS EL PARTIDO MÁS IMPORTANTE DE NUESTRA HISTORIA Y CONTRA LAS MEJORES DE LA HISTORIA! – #ESPU…

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Sweden v Thailand: Women’s World Cup 2019 – live!

Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportThailand look to recover after record defeat to USA 2.05pm BST 5 min: Phancha fouls Hurtig and immediately puts her hands up as it to bow or pray. 2.04pm BST 4 min: Decent chance here, with Eriksson play…

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Sweden v Thailand: Women’s World Cup 2019 – live!

Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportThailand look to recover after record defeat to USA 2.05pm BST 5 min: Phancha fouls Hurtig and immediately puts her hands up as it to bow or pray. 2.04pm BST 4 min: Decent chance here, with Eriksson play…

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Stanley Cup final Game 7: St Louis Blues v Boston Bruins – live!

NHL champion will be decided at TD Garden after bruising seriesEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 12.41am BST Hero/villain: Brad MarchandIn the first game of the season, with the Bruins suffering a 7-0 defeat in Washington, Brad Marchand…

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Chile v Sweden: Women’s World Cup 2019 – live!

Netherlands pounces at the last to break New Zealand heartsWomen’s World Cup team guides: Sweden and ChileEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet him @duresport 4.49pm BST From the emails, a word from Abhijato Sensarma: “While one knows in their heart t…

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15 months on from Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics struggles to find its way

The disgraced doctor is behind bars after abusing dozens of youth athletes. But the effects of the scandal are still being felt across the sportGymnastics, on the surface, is thriving in the USA. Millions of kids participate. At the 2018 World Champion…

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15 months on from Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics struggles to find its way

The disgraced doctor is behind bars after abusing dozens of youth athletes. But the effects of the scandal are still being felt across the sportGymnastics, on the surface, is thriving in the USA. Millions of kids participate. At the 2018 World Champion…

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Is promotion and relegation any closer in US soccer?

America’s international teams go through ups and downs but the issue of promotion and relegation in domestic leagues refuses to dieA year after Carlos Cordeiro was elected US Soccer president in a free-for-all that threw everything in the sport up for …

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Lindsey Vonn: a daredevil champion never afraid to show her scars

The 34-year-old has retired as the most successful female skier of all time. She is loved for her flaws as much as her phenomenal physical giftsOlympic athletes have an unfortunate tendency to be recognized only for what they accomplish during the Game…

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MLS Cup final: Atlanta United v Portland Timbers – live!

Teams meet at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for season finaleEmail Beau or tweet him at @duresport with your thoughts 12.31am GMT Kickoff time is 8:08 Eastern time. That’s a little after 5 p.m. on the West Coach. A little after 1 a.m. in England. A little afte…