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Brighton v Manchester United: Carabao Cup fourth round – live!

Carabao Cup updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-offLive scoreboard: keep track of all Wednesday’s goalsGet in touch! Email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 6.32pm BST Related: Dortmund tell Manchester United €90m is nowhere near enough for Jadon Sancho 6.32…

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Brighton v Manchester United: Carabao Cup fourth round – live!

Carabao Cup updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-offLive scoreboard: keep track of all Wednesday’s goalsGet in touch! Email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 6.32pm BST Related: Dortmund tell Manchester United €90m is nowhere near enough for Jadon Sancho 6.32…

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Birmingham City v Everton: Women’s FA Cup semi-final – live!

Women’s FA Cup semi-final latest from the 7.15pm BST gameBirmingham lament ‘ridiculous’ gap between cup tiesAnd email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle with your thoughts 3.21pm BST Hello and welcome to the first FA Cup semi-final. There’s no doubt who comes i…

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Mourinho urges Southgate not to over-play Kane in trio of England fixtures

Tottenham manager says ‘three games are too much’‘Hopefully Gareth and Steve understand and respect the players’José Mourinho has lent on Gareth Southgate not to over-play Harry Kane in England’s upcoming triple bill of fixtures. The Tottenham manager …

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British Gymnastics launches fresh investigation after Tinkler releases email

Senior coach allegedly used phrase ‘fat dwarf’ in an emailTinkler says email is ‘the first of many examples’British Gymnastics has launched another investigation after Rio Olympic bronze medallist Amy Tinkler alleged that a senior coach had used the ph…

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Jockey Nathan Evans faces lengthy suspension after failing drug test

Evans tested positive for a metabolite of cocaine‘Nathan is disappointed with himself for his mistake’The jockey Nathan Evans has tested positive for a banned substance, understood to be a metabolite of cocaine, and is facing a lengthy suspension as a …

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Jamie Murray wants LTA to think long-term after French Open failures

Murray cautions against tinkering and questions bonus schemeDoubles pair move into second round at Roland GarrosThe state of British tennis is not a geographical place but an island of despond for those weary of serial failure, and wet, grey Paris has …

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Athletes dismayed by Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy in debate

President blames troubles in the US on the ‘left wing’LeBron James and Steph Curry urge Americans to voteTrump focuses on base during dismal US election debateAthletes reacted with bemusement and dismay after Donald Trump refused to condemn white supre…

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Athletes dismayed by Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy in debate

President blames troubles in the US on the ‘left wing’LeBron James and Steph Curry urge Americans to voteTrump focuses on base during dismal US election debateAthletes reacted with bemusement and dismay after Donald Trump refused to condemn white supre…

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The Fiver | We want the touchline sprint, the knee-slide and the handbags

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!When it comes to José Mourinho, The Fiver is here for the pettiness. The drama. The staggering lack of self-awareness. Heartwarming moments on e-commerce documentaries? Stick that in your laundry baske…

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Airborne jubilation at the Women’s World Cup: Rob Cianflone’s best photograph

‘I was about to shoot Alex Morgan, captain of the USA team, celebrating – when Kelley O’Hara flew in, fists clenched and ponytail up in the air’The key to a great sports shot is timing … and a lot of luck. There might be an amazing shot about to happen…

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NBA finals predictions: Lakers or Heat? Would title elevate LeBron past Jordan?

LA or Miami? Our writers predict the winner, key players and dark horses before the championship tiltWell, that’s the question isn’t it? It’s tempting to say that there’s not much hope, but the Heat have been surpassing expectations all postseason. The…

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UK Sport investigates British Bobsleigh over fresh racism and bullying claims

Colin Rattigan understood to have made complaintsBBSA stripped of £5m funding after Pyeongchang OlympicsUK Sport has launched an independent investigation into British Bobsleigh after the only black member of its board reported that he had suffered dis…

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Jonny Bairstow drops off red-ball list as England hand deals to Crawley and Pope

Crawley, Pope and Sibley elevated to Test contractsTom Curran takes Joe Denly’s place on white-ball listZak Crawley, Ollie Pope and Dom Sibley have seen promising starts to their Test careers rewarded with England central contracts, but wage cuts appea…

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Will Covid-19 postpone the NFL season? There are 16bn reasons why it won’t

A coronavirus outbreak closed two teams’ facilities on Tuesday. Expect the league to do everything in its power to keep the games goingWell, they had been. Until Tuesday, only 36 people in the NFL – seven players and 29 staff – had tested positive for …

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When Liverpool beat Arsenal in the League Cup … after 300 minutes

The clubs are meeting at Anfield in the League Cup this week. They needed three matches to settle their tie in 1988By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports BlogWhen the draw was made for the third round of the Littlewoods Cup in the 1988-89 season, it was n…

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Serena Williams forced out of French Open by achilles heel injury

Williams picked up injury during US Open semi-final‘My body is doing really well. It’s just bad timing and bad luck’When Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open moments before her second-round match against the accomplished Bulgarian veteran Tsve…

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Brailsford confident Geraint Thomas can bounce Ineos back at Giro d’Italia

Ineos unveil their team to ride in this year’s delayed GiroBrailsford: ‘We have a group that is really well balanced’Geraint Thomas is a true champion who is “up for the fight” of winning this year’s Giro d’Italia when it starts on Saturday, a bullish …

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‘A real coup’: Aston Villa sign Ross Barkley on season’s loan from Chelsea

‘I am certain he will thrive here,’ says Dean SmithMidfielder has made three appearances this seasonAston Villa have signed Ross Barkley on a season’s loan from Chelsea. The 26-year-old midfielder has made three appearances in this campaign, scoring on…

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‘We were having fun’: Lampard and Mourinho on touchline row – video

José Mourinho and Frank Lampard have explained their touchline squabble in Tottenham’s Carabao Cup victory over Chelsea.’I commented on the fact that he seemed to speak to the referee more than his players,’ said Lampard after the pair were seen arguin…