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Tour de France: Richie Porte crashes out on stage nine to Roubaix – live!

Updates as the Tour reaches the cobbled stage to RoubaixRichie Porte out of Tour again after crashing on stage nineAny thoughts? You can email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 1.03pm BST The breakaway pass the 100km-to-go mark, still 3min 30sec clear of th…

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Tour de France: Richie Porte crashes out on stage nine to Roubaix – live!

Updates as the Tour reaches the cobbled stage to RoubaixRichie Porte out of Tour again after crashing on stage nineAny thoughts? You can email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 1.03pm BST The breakaway pass the 100km-to-go mark, still 3min 30sec clear of th…

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Transfer window: deals you may have missed because of the World Cup

While events in Russia have hogged the headlines, the market has rolled along. Catch up on the summer’s big deals in Europe’s top leaguesThe Unai Emery era has begun at Arsenal, with goalkeeper Bernd Leno and full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner arriving and…

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Golden Goal: Marcos Coll scores from a corner for Colombia v USSR (1962) | Niall McVeigh

Colombia’s first World Cup appearance has largely been forgotten but midfielder Coll wrote his name into history with a moment of improvisation that remains unique to this dayFor a nation that has recorded just one knockout-stage victory in World Cup h…

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Beth England earns Liverpool win to damage Manchester City’s title hopes

• Liverpool Ladies 1-0 Manchester City Women (England 10)• England puts her parent club, Chelsea, in title driving seatLiverpool’s on-loan striker Beth England’s early goal earned Liverpool victory over Women’s Super League leaders Manchester City – an…

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David Haye v Tony Bellew: heavyweight boxing – live!

Bellew: Haye will ‘pay for every word’ in grudge rematchEmail: niall.mcveigh@theguardian.com | Tweet: @niallmcveigh 9.45pm BST There was a surprise earlier on at the O2 Arena, as Belfast’s James Tennyson inflicted a first ever defeat on Martin Joseph W…

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Football League: Barnet relegated as Coventry and Morecambe play out draw

Barnet beat Chesterfield but go down on goal differenceCoventry and Lincoln seal League Two play-off placesBarnet have been relegated from the Football League for the third time in their history despite a last-day 3-0 victory over Chesterfield at the H…

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Internazionale v Juventus: Serie A – live!

The Serie A title race is hotting up as Juventus travel to face Inter MilanYou can get in touch with Niall via email or Twitter @niallmcveigh 7.11pm BST Internazionale (4-2-3-1): Handanovic; João Cancelo, Skriniar, Miranda, D’Ambrosio; Vecino, Brozovic…

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Accrington Stanley: how the ‘starving peasants’ rocked the natural order | Niall McVeigh

Promotion to League One is an incredible achievement for a club with a tiny budget who dare to do things differentlyAccrington, the small Lancashire town with a Football League tradition dating back 130 years, is celebrating as never before. Its team, …

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Arsenal book Women’s FA Cup final place as Quinn breaks Everton hearts

• Louise Quinn’s injury-time header seals 2-1 victory• 14-time winners will play Chelsea or Manchester City in finalLouise Quinn’s injury-time header helped Arsenal edge past Everton and reach the Women’s FA Cup final after a dramatic semi-final at Ros…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 7.45pm kick-off at WembleyGuardiola claims Man City could fail to win leagueAnd you can email or tweet Niall your thoughts 6.54pm BST Spurs make four changes from the team that beat Stoke, with Kieran Trippier, Ben Davie…

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Played 26, lost 26: The story of Antigua Barracuda’s record-breaking season

The USL side lost every game of the 2013 season, based in a hotel and playing every game away, but their fighting spirit earned their opponents’ respectFootball, as the saying goes, is a results business and teams are prepared to rip up blueprints and …

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Commonwealth Games 2018: 10 things to look out for on the Gold Coast

An 11-year-old table tennis star, India v Pakistan in the hockey and the Serena of squash are some of the potential highlightsCaster Semenya is a multiple world and Olympic champion, the South African flag bearer and one of the Games’s biggest stars. S…

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Boat Race 2018: Cambridge v Oxford in women’s and men’s races – live!

Women’s race starts at 4.31pm, men’s at 5.32pmAlice Roberts: from state school to the Boat RaceSend Niall an email or tweet @niallmcveigh 4.07pm GMT Weather watchIt’s overcast in west London, as it always seems to be on Boat Race day, but there’s only …

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China v Wales: international friendly – live!

China Cup updates from Nanning, kick-off 11.35am GMTChris Mepham: ‘It’s surreal that Giggs wants to chat with you’And why not Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 11.44am GMT 7 mins: Another half-chance for the hosts, with Wu Lei getting away from Ben Da…

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Wales v France: Six Nations – live!

Six Nations updates from the tournament finaleScotland snatch victory over Italy with late penaltyAnd email Niall here or tweet him here, if you fancy 9.44pm GMT The Six Nations comes to a close in Cardiff, but the tournament’s final match may lack a t…

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England v Ireland: Six Nations – live!

Six Nations updates as Ireland bid for a third grand slamRobert Kitson: Ireland face cornered foes with slam in sightAnd email Niall here or tweet him with your thoughts 2.26pm GMT It’s finished Italy 27-29 Scotland in Rome, Greig Laidlaw’s late penalt…

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Italy v Scotland: Six Nations – live!

Six Nations updates from the 12.30pm GMT kick-offScotland target victory in Italy and third placeAnd you can email Niall here, or tweet him here 12.55pm GMT 22 mins: Allan took an almighty hit after that grubber kick, but is OK to slot the conversion o…

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Cheltenham Festival 2018: Gold Cup day – live!

Live updates from the Festival on Cheltenham Gold Cup dayHenderson bids for historic Festival treble in Gold CupCheltenham Gold Cup day tips: Might Bite can strike it bigTom Jenkins’s best images from Cheltenham so farSend Niall an email | Tweet @niall…

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Liverpool v Newcastle United: Premier League – live!

Live updates from the 5.30pm GMT kick-offYou can email Niall here or tweet him hereScoreboard: all Saturday’s scores and scorersMatch preview: Liverpool v Newcastle 4.43pm GMT Two changes for Liverpool from the team that beat West Ham 4-1, with Jordan …