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Ilie Nastase in danger of expulsion from Laureus Academy after Fed Cup antics

Ilie Nastase's recent behaviour could result in the Romanian losing his membership of the prestigious Laureus Academy.

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Wild card Maria Sharapova set for Stuttgart return after doping ban

All eyes will be on Maria Sharapova as she returns to the WTA Tour on the day she is eligible to compete again following a 15-month doping suspension.

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Root welcomes return of paceman Wood

England have recalled the fit-again Mark Wood for the Champions Trophy, with Joe Root hailing the Durham seamer's "raw pace" as a potentially decisive weapon.

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Lennox Lewis tells Anthony Joshua he should fight in Las Vegas

Lennox Lewis has told Anthony Joshua to rediscover his ambition to fight in Las Vegas after he insisted it had no longer become necessary for a fighter to prove himself there.

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Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill hopes for doping-free London World Championships

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill remains hopeful London's World Championships will not be tarnished by doping but warned any problems will not disappear overnight.

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Arsene Wenger continues to dodge questions over Arsenal future

Arsene Wenger has once again shrugged off questions about his future at Arsenal.

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Calf injury set to sideline Bale for both legs of Champions League Madrid derby

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale looks set to miss the Champions League semi-final against city rivals Atletico after tests revealed he has a tear to his left calf.

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Defending champion Mark Selby in control of Crucible quarter-final with Marco Fu

Reigning champion Mark Selby moved closer to a place in the semi-finals after storming to a dominant 6-2 lead over Marco Fu at the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield.

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Hazard fully focused on finishing season on high at Chelsea not long-term future

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says he is only focused on finishing the season on a high and is not thinking about his long-term future.

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England boss Mark Sampson offers support for Notts County Ladies quartet

England Women boss Mark Sampson will hold talks on Wednesday with the four players in his Euro 2017 squad who were left without a club when Notts County Ladies went out of business.

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Adam Peaty heads 29-strong British Swimming team for World Championships

British Swimming has announced a 29-strong team for this summer's World Championships in Budapest.

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Ex UK Athletics boss frustrated by British athletes' Beijing Olympic medal delay

Former UK Athletics performance director Dave Collins is frustrated Great Britain's track and field athletes were denied the recognition they deserved at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

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Dani King could swap England for Wales at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Olympic gold medallist Dani King is contemplating competing for Wales at next year's Commonwealth Games.

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Klitschko's mind games won't work, says relaxed Joshua

Anthony Joshua has told Wladimir Klitschko his mind games are transparent, although the Briton is wary of facing a wounded animal at Wembley.

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Serena Williams hits out at Ilie Nastase after weekend of controversy

Serena Williams has launched a stinging attack on Ilie Nastase, accusing the Romanian of racially abusing her and her unborn baby and hurling sexist abuse at her fellow female tennis players.

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Maria Sharapova's first opponent since doping ban questions Russian's wild card

Maria Sharapova's first opponent following her 15-month doping ban has queried why the Russian has been granted wild cards to compete in WTA events.

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Kelly Sotherton set for bronze medal upgrade

Britain's Kelly Sotherton is set to be upgraded to her third Olympic bronze medal.

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Jason and Laura Kenny in GB squad for Tokyo but funding cut hits programme

Jason and Laura Kenny have been named in Great Britain's cycling squad for the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics but a £4million cut in funding has seen the squad fall from 110 riders to 87.

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London Marathon star Josh Griffiths shocked at World Championships qualification

Surprise London Marathon star Josh Griffiths has revealed his shock at qualifying for the World Championships.

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Romanian media react to Ilie Nastase's Fed Cup antics

Romanian media outlets have reacted with varying degrees of outrage to Ilie Nastase's Fed Cup antics - not all directed at the man himself.

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