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The best of the Winter Youth Olympic Games – in pictures

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The best sports photography of 2019

Tiger Woods’s comeback at the Masters, the brilliance of Simone Biles, Pep Guardiola berating Raheem Sterling, Ben Stokes’s World Cup heroics, Liverpool’s stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona, Megan Rapinoe’s iconic celebration and South Afric…

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Rugby World Cup 2019: the story of the tournament in pictures and quotes

Click on each image for more information.In South Africa pressure is not having a job. It is one of your friends being murdered. Rugby shouldn’t be something that creates pressure. Continue reading…

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The stars come out for the 2019 Fifa football awards in Milan – in pictures

Kylian Mbappé, Megan Rapinoe, Jürgen Klopp, Virgil Van Dijk, Lionel Messi and many more put on their best for the awards ceremony in Milan Continue reading…

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The stars come out for the Fifa football awards 2018 in London – in pictures

Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Marta, Mbappé, Noel Gallagher and many more put on their best for the awards ceremony in LondonModric and Marta take top Fifa awards Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games day three – in pictures

All the latest pictures from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as gymnasts, swimmers, cyclists and weightlifters battle for medals Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day 15 – in pictures

Ester Ledecka wins the snowboard parallel giant slalom, Billy Morgan takes bronze in big air, mass start speed skating and Ivanka Trump: all the latest pictures from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day eight – in pictures

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu in the men’s figure skating, short-track speed skating and Ester Ledecka winning the women’s super-G: all the latest pictures from the Winter Olympics in PyeongchangSee the best photography from previous days Continue reading…

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Winter Olympics day one – in pictures

Snowboarding, speed skating and North Korean cheerleaders: the world’s best sports photographers capture all the drama from day one Continue reading…

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South Korea’s abandoned ski resort near to Winter Olympics venue – in pictures

As the country prepares to host the 2018 Winter Games in a raft of new sporting venues, the abandoned Alps ski resort stands in grim contrast. While the future of South Korea’s new facilities remains uncertain, Reuters photographer Kim Hong-Ji had acce…

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Football stadiums then and now – interactive quiz, part five

Can you identify these 10 British football stadiums from the historical photographs? Look for the clues, make your choice and then watch as the archive image fades into a contemporary photograph taken from exactly the same perspective• Then and now sta…

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Tactical manoeuvre: the England squad train with the Royal Marines – in pictures

Gareth Southgate met his England squad at St George’s Park on Friday where they were told that they would immediately be relocating to the Royal Marines’ Commando Training Centre in Exmouth, Devon, for two days, prior to their World Cup qualifier against Scotland on Saturday

All photographs by Barry Wheeler/Royal Navy/The FA

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Celebrating boxing’s greatest fight nights in Britain

As Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko prepare to fight at Wembley, here are other classic encounters to have taken place on British soil – from Henry Cooper against Muhammad Ali to Barry McGuigan, Nigel Benn and Carl Froch

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Celebrating boxing’s greatest fight nights in Britain

As Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko prepare to fight at Wembley, here are other classic encounters to have taken place on British soil – from Henry Cooper against Muhammad Ali to Barry McGuigan, Nigel Benn and Carl Froch

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Claudio Ranieri’s reign at Leicester City – in pictures

From his opening match at Lincoln City and the miracle of winning the Premier League, to the slump in form this season and defeat in Seville – here are the best photographs of the Italian’s reign at Leicester City

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Bradley Wiggins’ life and career – in pictures

From riding a bike as a two-year-old to winning his fifth gold at the Rio Olympics, here are some of the best photographs from the life of Sir Bradley Wiggins Continue reading…

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Bradley Wiggins’ life and career – in pictures

From riding a bike as a two-year-old to winning his fifth gold at the Rio Olympics, here are some of the best photographs from the life of Sir Bradley Wiggins Continue reading…

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Football stadiums then and now interactive quiz, part four

Can you identify these 10 British football stadiums from the historical photographs? Look for the clues in each image, make your choice and watch as the image fades into a contemporary photograph taken from exactly the same perspective

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Sport picture of the day: MotoGP’s Jack Miller hits the skids at Silverstone

Australia’s Jack Miller crashes during qualifying for the 2016 British Grand Prix at a wet Silverstone. British rider Cal Crutchlow took pole position after his recent win at the Czech Grand Prix.

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Sport picture of the day: Back in the saddle for Rio gymnastics gala

Switzerland’s Donghua Li, a gold medallist on the pommel horse at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, performs during a gymnastics exhibition at Rio 2016

Video: Donghua wows Rio at 48

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