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Jimmy Greaves: a life in pictures

The Spurs and Chelsea legend has died aged 81. Many regard the forward as the greatest goalscorer England has ever produced and he is, with 357 goals, the highest scorer in English top-flight football history. He also holds the record for scoring more …

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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: day eight – in pictures

The best images from the eighth day of action in Tokyo, including discus, athletics, boccia and cycling Continue reading…

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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: day eight – in pictures

The best images from the eighth day of action in Tokyo, including discus, athletics, boccia and cycling Continue reading…

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New Zealand’s Lydia Ko claims golf bronze, but Carrington misses out on fourth gold

The golfer lost out on silver in a playoff, and the nation’s greatest Olympian finished out of the medals in the K4 500m kayak finalNew Zealand’s Lydia Ko has won a bronze medal in the women’s Olympic golf tournament in Tokyo after a playoff against M…

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Reflections – in pictures

Show a photographer a reflective surface – be it water, glass, a screen or a visor – and they’ll show you a striking image Continue reading…

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New Zealand rowers claim two more golds in historic Olympic regatta wins

Emma Twigg won the single sculls at last, while the men’s eight upset the odds to beat much more fancied rivalsNew Zealand have claimed two more rowing golds at the Tokyo Olympics, with Emma Twigg powering to victory in the single sculls and the men’s …

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Denmark’s joy: heroic win seals Euros progress – in pictures

Wild celebrations as Christian Eriksen’s Denmark teammates clinch a 4-1 win over Russia to advance into the knockout stages Continue reading…

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Jürgen Klopp braced for Anfield ‘final’ at end of tough road for Liverpool | Andy Hunter

The manager believes Champions League qualification would be vindication after injuries hampered his side’s title defenceJürgen Klopp straight-batted every question relating to what Champions League qualification would represent for Liverpool on the ba…

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Everton v Fulham: match preview

Carlo Ancelotti conceded his players “are not in the best condition” after a two hour shift against Tottenham on Wednesday but the same cannot be said of their confidence having prevailed in a classic FA Cup tie. With James Rodríguez and Andre Gomes re…

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New ground: 10 unsuccessful modern stadium moves

Following our look at the best moves to new all-seater grounds, here are 10 that did not exactly work out as plannedBy Niall McVeigh for The Set PiecesIn part one, we looked at 10 successful stadium moves in the new-build era. Now it’s time to dig deep…

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New ground: 10 of the best stadium moves in the new-build era

In the first of a two-part series, we look at the league clubs who have arguably benefited most from relocating By Niall McVeigh for The Set PiecesWhen it opened in August 1988, Scunthorpe’s Glanford Park was the first brand new league ground for 33 ye…

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Arsène Wenger: ‘I try to read everything that helps me understand human beings’

The erudite Frenchman who transformed English football takes questions from politicians, artists, readers – and José Mourinho. Introduction by Tim LewisArsène Wenger often imagines what he will say to God when he dies. In most of these exchanges, God a…

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Burning rubber: racing returns to Melbourne Raceway – photo essay

Photojournalist Gary Calton packed his earplugs alongside his cameras as he visited the north of England’s only drag racing track on the day Melbourne Raceway reopenedYorkshire’s Melbourne Raceway held its first event after a successful funding campaig…

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Sporting silence in the Covid-19 era – a photographer’s view | Ryan Pierse

The NRL is back and the AFL returns this week but sport has changed drastically since the outbreak. Here, Getty Images’ chief photographer Ryan Pierse offers a unique perspective from behind the lens of the post-coronavirus worldIt just wasn’t right.&n…

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Chelsea v Manchester United: match preview

This meeting begins a 13-game run-in during which Chelsea and Manchester United each hope to claim a Champions League berth. For Frank Lampard’s side the carrot is knowing a win takes them nine points clear of their visitors who for the same reason wil…

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Arsenal v Newcastle: match preview

When Arsenal won 1-0 at St James’ Park on the opening day of the season the suggestion the two sides would have the same number of points after 25 games would have got you strange looks in Newcastle and north London alike. And yet through the departure…

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Aston Villa v Tottenham: match preview

Tottenham have a formidable record at Villa Park – they have not been beaten on their last nine visits and they have won their last five away trips at Villa with a combined scored of 14-1. How they would love for that trend to continue on Sunday. Back-…

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Norwich v Liverpool: match preview

Norwich are bottom and seven points from safety with the joint leakiest defence in the top flight so this may not be the ideal time for them to face Liverpool – Jürgen Klopp’s side have scored 28 goals against Norwich in their past seven Premier League…

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Burnley v Southampton: match preview

Burnley won the season-opening reverse fixture 3-0, a result that set Southampton up for a miserable autumn. Both sides are now sitting comfortably in mid-table, but neither manager seems likely to accept any drop in intensity after the winter break. J…

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Vintage winter sport posters – in pictures

A selection of vintage ski and winter sports posters dating back to the early 20th century showcasing resorts from the Alps to Yosemite, from poster artists such as Emil Cardinaux, Dwight Shepler and Arthur Zelger, from a collection to be auctioned in …