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Chris Froome: ‘I haven’t done anything wrong’ – video

Chris Froome claims he has ‘not done anything wrong’ after excessive levels of the asthma drug Salbutamol were found in his urine at this year’s Vuelta a España. The Team Sky rider says he has never take ‘more than the permissible dose’ and that he hop…

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Manchester City celebrations after derby win ‘definitely not’ excessive, says Guardiola – video

Pep Guardiola denies that Manchester City celebrated excessively following their derby win over city rivals Manchester United. Asked if his players had enjoyed the 2-1 victory at Old Trafford too much Guardiola replies ‘definitely not’. ‘I encourage pl…

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Bradley Wiggins misses his target time on indoor rowing debut – video

Bradley Wiggins made his rowing debut competing in the Open Men 2km at the British Indoor Championships on Saturday. The former cyclist came 21st in the event and well over his six minute and five second targetBradley Wiggins’ Olympic rowing bid hits r…

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Shakhtar Donetsk manager dresses up as Zorro after Champions League win – video

Paulo Fonseca, the Shakhtar Donetsk manager, conducts his post-match news conference in a Zorro costume on Wednesday. Fonseca promised to dress up as the masked vigilante if his side qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League. The 2-1 win over M…

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Ashes: Australia lead by 268 but England boosted by early wickets – video report

A late surge from England reduced Australia to 53 for four in their second innings at the Adelaide Oval, but they still hold a substantial lead of 268 runs. Earlier, England limped to 227 all out with Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon doing the damage. Bu…

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Demolition blast fails to bring down Pontiac Silverdome – video

The demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome didn’t go as planned on Sunday after a partial implosion that was supposed to bring down the upper section appeared to have little impact. Puffs of smoke could be seen following the blast but the structure remai…

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Ashes: Shaun Marsh puts Australia in control against England – video report

An unbeaten 126 from Shaun Marsh put Australia in a commanding position on day two of the second Ashes Test. The hosts ran up a total of 442 before declaring and forcing England to bat in challenging conditions under the lights in Adelaide. Mark Stonem…

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Wenger ‘angry and disappointed’ after Manchester United win at Arsenal – video

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger cannot hide his frustration after his side was beaten by Manchester United on Saturday. The Gunners dominated for long periods and had 33 shots on goal but lost a thrilling encounter 3-1. José Mourinho meanwhile praises hi…

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‘It was State of Origin standard’: Australia edge England in Rugby League World Cup final – video

England coach Wayne Bennett says he is proud of his side after their narrow loss to Australia in the final of the Rugby League World Cup on Saturday. The Kangaroos prevailed by a scoreline of 6-0 in a thrilling and tense meeting in Brisbane. ‘It’s a pi…

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Ashes: Australia 209-4 after England debutant Craig Overton bowls Steve Smith – video report

Australia, sent to bat by England captain Joe Root, end day one of the second Test 209-4 in Adelaide. England debutant Craig Overton provided the day’s biggest moment when he bowled Australia captain Steve Smith in the final sessionAustralia dig in but…

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Runners brave freezing temperatures at Antarctic Ice Marathon – video

A handful of hardy runners brave extreme conditions and freezing temperatures at the annual Antarctic Ice Marathon, staged 600 miles from the South Pole. The first event took place in January 2006 and a race has been organised every year since. It offe…

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Powerful rugby scrum knocks down goalpost – video

Hinckley show off the strength of their scrum by knocking over a goalpost during a set piece in their National League Two North fixture against Luctonians recently. Hinckley’s forwards drive the opposition back towards their own goal-line before collid…

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Powerful rugby scrum knocks down goalpost – video

Hinckley show off the strength of their scrum by knocking over a goalpost during a set piece in their National League Two North fixture against Luctonians recently. Hinckley’s forwards drive the opposition back towards their own goal-line before collid…

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Bancroft laughs off pre-Ashes Perth bar incident with Bairstow – video

Australian Test opener Cameron Bancroft makes light of an incident involving England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow in a Perth bar before the start of the Ashes series. ‘I was expecting a handshake … it wasn’t the greeting of choice I was expecting,’ Ba…

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Ashes: England close day one of first Test against Australia on 196-4 – video report

England finished day one of the first Ashes Test at 196-4 after a tight affair at the Gabba. Alastair Cook was caught in the day’s third over but Mark Stoneman and James Vince dug in for the tourists and partnered for 125 before being dismissed. Captai…

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Joe Root: England due an Ashes win at the Gabba – video

Joe Root says it is about time England were victorious at the Gabba, the venue for the first Ashes Test. Australia boast a formidable record at the ground having not lost a Test in Brisbane since 1988, and England last won there in 1986. ‘I think we’re…

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Joe Root: England due an Ashes win at the Gabba – video

Joe Root says it is about time England were victorious at the Gabba, the venue for the first Ashes Test. Australia boast a formidable record at the ground having not lost a Test in Brisbane since 1988, and England last won there in 1986. ‘I think we’re…

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Alastair Cook: ‘You wouldn’t want to be the Australian side that loses at the Gabba’ – video

Former captain Alastair Cook insists that ‘records are there to be broken’ as England look for a first win at the Gabba since 1986. England have won four of the five last Ashes series, but are without all-rounder Ben Stokes following his arrest in Sept…

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp on Sevilla: ‘This is the game’ – video

Unbeaten so far in the competition, Liverpool will qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League with a game to spare if they beat Sevilla.The trip to Spain is their toughest test of the competition so far, but Jürgen Klopp’s men will be full of conf…

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Pep Guardiola on Feyenoord: ‘They play better than results say’ – video

Pep Guardiola insists Feyenoord are ‘better than the results ‘ as Manchester City prepare to play the Dutch side in the Champions League. The Premier League leaders head Group F with four wins from four games, and are unbeaten in 18 games in all compet…