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Townsend to be Lions attack coach
13/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,330
Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
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Covid: Early queues as Wales' shops reopen after lockdown
12/04/2021 | news | uk | 520
Covid rules are eased to allow non-essential retail and close-contact services to resume.
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West Brom ease past Southampton
12/04/2021 | sport | football | 478
Sam Allardyce says "people's ears are starting to prick up" after West Brom make it back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season with victory over Southampton.
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Test travel regime must be easy and cheap, says PM
06/04/2021 | news | business | 2,291
It comes after airlines criticised plans to make travellers pay for pre and post-travel testing.
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Spieth's win adds to Masters appeal
05/04/2021 | sport | golf | 260
While Masters week is always eagerly anticipated, Jordan Spieth's first victory in four years at last week's Texas Open adds to the appeal, writes Iain Carter.
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Your England starting XI to face Poland
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 142
Who made it into your England starting XI to face Poland in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier?
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Maguire scores late England winner
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,889
Harry Maguire scores a late winner for England in their World Cup qualifier against Poland.
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Adams scores as Scotland thrash Faroes
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 484
Che Adams nets his first goal for Scotland as they thrash Faroe Islands at Hampden and claim a first win in World Cup 2022 qualifying Group F.
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England U21s out of Euro Championship
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 631
England concede a late goal and fail to advance to the quarter-finals of the Euro Under-21 Championship.
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James seals win against Czech Republic
30/03/2021 | sport | football | 495
Daniel James' late header gives Wales victory over the Czech Republic in a fiery World Cup qualifier in which both teams had a man sent off.
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Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed
29/03/2021 | news | world | 2,225
It took almost a week to dislodge a giant container ship blocking one the world's busiest trade routes.
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A prelude to what could be a classic
28/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 1,366
Mercedes look to have a proper fight on their hands in 2021. Roll on, Emilia Romagna...
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Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix
28/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 2,047
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton holds off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Fraser strike earns point for Scotland
28/03/2021 | sport | football | 335
Ryan Fraser's deft finish earns Scotland a point as they fight back in their second World Cup qualifier against Israel in Tel Aviv.
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Kane inspires England to win over Albania
28/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,642
Harry Kane scores one and makes another as England beat Albania to make it two wins out of two in their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign.
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Is Euros selection getting tougher for Southgate?
25/03/2021 | sport | football | 855
England manager Gareth Southgate selects his Euro 2020 squad in two months - and that selection is not getting any easier.
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Are Portugal a better team without Ronaldo?
24/03/2021 | sport | football | 430
Portugal manager Fernando Santos has a dilemma on his hands - embrace the next generation, trust in his country's greatest player or try to combine both approaches?
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England lose first ODI to India
23/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,660
England squander the chance to win a fluctuating first one-day international against India, losing by 66 runs in Pune.
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Wales denied Grand Slam in epic finale
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,494
France inflict heartbreak on Wales as they seal a 32-30 victory in dramatic fashion to deny Wayne Pivac's side a Grand Slam in Paris.
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Impressive Ireland thump dismal England
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,011
Ireland produce an outstanding display to overcome an ill-disciplined England 32-18 in the Six Nations despite Bundee Aki's red card.
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Beard back for Grand Slam trip to France
18/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,109
Coach Wayne Pivac recalls lock Adam Beard in the only change to his side as Wales aim to complete the Six Nations Grand Slam against France.
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Superb England crush India in first T20
12/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 960
A magnificent bowling performance sets England on the way to an eight-wicket victory over India in the first Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
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England's Malins to start against France
11/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,527
Max Malins will make his first start for England after being named at full-back for Saturday's Six Nations match with France at Twickenham.
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'India favourites for T20 World Cup'
09/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 205
England limited-overs vice-captain Jos Buttler says India are favourites for this year's Twenty20 World Cup.
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Bay Hill thriller 'superb appetiser'
08/03/2021 | sport | golf | 418
Bryson DeChambeau's victory over Lee Westwood at Bay Hill sets up this week's Players Championship which is followed by a major in each month up to July, writes Iain Carter
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'England players may rest during Ashes'
07/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 859
England coach Chris Silverwood says players could be rested and rotated during next winter's Ashes series.
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'India mirror Kohli in their dominance'
07/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 672
Virat Kohli's personality is driving India towards World Test Championship glory - and their 'final frontier' in England, writes Suresh Menon.
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New Zealand beat Australia to win series
07/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 75
Martin Guptill and Devon Conway share 106 for the first wicket as New Zealand beat Australia by seven wickets to win the Twenty20 series.
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Fulham win as Liverpool lose sixth straight home game
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 3,639
Liverpool's incredible slide continues with a sixth successive Premier League home defeat as Fulham earn a crucial win over the reigning champions.
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England lose series in another collapse
06/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,272
England's series defeat in India is sealed with one final, abject batting collapse on the third day of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad.
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Pant ton takes Test away from England
05/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,710
Rishabh Pant's dazzling century ensures India repel a Ben Stokes-led England fightback on a compelling second day of the final Test in Ahmedabad.
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'Fallen champions making mockery of title defence'
04/03/2021 | sport | football | 2,857
Brilliant Chelsea can be confident of a top-four finish but the same cannot be said of floundering Liverpool, writes Phil McNulty.
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England batting fails again in India
04/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,428
England's batsmen once again fail to deliver on the first day of the final Test against India in Ahmedabad.
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England must accept ref calls - Jones
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
England's coach and captain both refuse to lay blame on defeat by Wales on two controversial refereeing calls.
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Wales beat England to take Triple Crown
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,482
Wales take the Triple Crown with a bonus-point win against England after early controversy in their Six Nations match in Cardiff.
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Improved Ireland cruise past poor Italy
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 536
Ireland run in six tries to claim a much-needed first win of this year's Six Nations in a one-sided contest against a poor Italy
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Pitch problems or pointless spin?
27/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,957
After England's two-day humbling by India in Ahmedabad, BBC Sport weighs up the arguments and considers what might happen next.
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Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout
26/02/2021 | news | health | 3,392
Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.
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Scotland play South Africa in first game
26/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 288
Scotland will play defending champions South Africa in their first match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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India beat England inside two days
25/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 3,648
England succumb to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of a remarkable third Test in Ahmedabad.
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Feeble England crumble to 112 all out
24/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,964
England are bowled out for 112 before India reach 99-3 on the first day of the third Test in Ahmedabad.
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Dominant Man City win 19th game in a row
24/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,679
Manchester City make it 19 wins in a row with another utterly dominant display against Borussia Monchengladbach
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10,000 fans could return to stadiums by May
23/02/2021 | sport | other | 1,125
Up to 10,000 fans could be back in stadiums by mid-May as part of the government's plans to move England out of lockdown.
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All Blacks great Carter retires
20/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 622
New Zealand's Dan Carter, who won two World Cups and is world rugby's record points scorer, announces his retirement from professional rugby.
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Everton earn first Anfield win since 1999
20/02/2021 | sport | football | 5,167
Everton secure a first Premier League win at Anfield in 22 years as goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson deal a blow to Liverpool's top four hopes.
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Man City beat Everton to open up 10-point lead
17/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,831
Manchester City open up a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League with victory at Everton.
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India thrash England to level series
16/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,992
England succumb to an inevitable 317-run defeat by India on the fourth day of the second Test in Chennai.
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Ashwin century makes England toil
15/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,903
A century from local hero Ravichandran Ashwin heaps misery on England in the second Test against India in Chennai.
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Lions Watch - who impressed this weekend?
15/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,601
Wales wing Louis Rees-Zammit stakes his claim, while some leftfield candidates close in on the scrum-half and number eight vacancies...
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England crumble in second India Test
14/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,212
England are bowled out for 134 as India open up a lead of 249 to seize control of the second Test in Chennai.
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England bounce back against Italy
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,376
England find flashes of attacking flair to bounce back from last week's Scotland defeat and claim a 41-18 Six Nations victory against Italy.
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Wales edge out 14-man Scots in thriller
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,003
Wales edge out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.
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Rohit's 161 gives India edge over England
13/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,700
England are given a stark reminder of the challenge of touring India by Rohit Sharma's classy 161 on day one of the second Test.
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Ford returns as Lawrence dropped
11/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
George Ford, Courtney Lawes, Kyle Sinckler and Mako Vunipola all return to England's starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.
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Williams back for injury-hit Wales
11/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 773
Liam Williams returns after a ban to boost injury-hit Wales for Saturday's Six Nations encounter against Scotland in Edinburgh.
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Anderson inspires England to famous win
09/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,621
James Anderson inspires England to a famous 227-run victory against India on the final day of the first Test in Chennai.
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Lions Watch - who impressed this weekend?
08/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 565
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland was in London and Cardiff as all four nations were in action this weekend, so who stood out?
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England set up final-day victory bid
08/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 986
England need nine wickets on the final day to beat India after setting up their victory push on day four of the first Test in Chennai.
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Bedi, Bumrah & Tendulkar? Who made it into your all-time India Test XI
08/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 36
Bishan Bedi, Jasprit Bumrah and Sachin Tendulkar are all selected in an all-time India Test XI by BBC Sport readers.
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Wales hold on to beat 14-man Ireland
07/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,751
Wales overcome 14-man Ireland to win a tense 2021 Six Nations opener in Cardiff.
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Bess spins England into strong position
07/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 831
Dom Bess advances England's chances of victory over India on day three of the first Test in Chennai, despite a sparkling knock from Rishabh Pant.
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'Scotland played in the same way as the best teams in the world'
07/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,163
Matt Dawson says their first win at Twickenham since 1983 was the most complete and authoritative Scotland performance he has seen in his life.
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This stays with you a long time - Jones
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 818
Head coach Eddie Jones says England's first home loss to Scotland since 1983 will haunt his side.
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Scots end 38-year wait for Twickenham win
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,000
Scotland claim a first win at Twickenham since 1983 as fly-half Finn Russell orchestrates a shock Six Nations victory against England.
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England absentees give Scotland hope
05/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 812
Why Scotland might 'fancy themselves' against England at Twickenham: Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match.
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Jones fit for Six Nations opener
05/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 868
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is passed fit to lead his side into the Six Nations opener against Ireland with wing Louis Rees-Zammit to make his tournament debut.
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Root hits 128 as England dominate India
05/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 970
Joe Root marks his 100th Test with a commanding century as England make an impressive start to the first Test against India.
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'Spurs devoid of ambition & lacking ideas'
04/02/2021 | sport | football | 1,424
After an "eyesore" of a performance against Chelsea, Phil McNulty says Jose Mourinho finds himself in trouble at Tottenham.
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Redpath & Lawrence start in Six Nations
04/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,206
Rookie centres Ollie Lawrence and Cameron Redpath will start for England and Scotland respectively in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham.
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'Liverpool not fresh mentally & physically'
03/02/2021 | sport | football | 2,052
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his side were "not fresh enough, mentally and physically" as Brighton consigned them to a second straight home defeat.
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Blades claim important win over West Brom
02/02/2021 | sport | football | 506
Sheffield United fight back to claim a priceless Premier League victory over fellow strugglers West Brom.
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Six Nations contenders and key players
01/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 555
Who will win the 2021 Six Nations? Will fans return? Who are the ones to watch? BBC Sport fills you in with its Six Nations guide.
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Brighton's best game in two years - Potter
31/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,564
Brighton boss Graham Potter says his side's 1-0 win over Tottenham was their best performance for two years.
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'Liverpool show they are here to stay in title race'
28/01/2021 | sport | football | 819
Liverpool have been so impressive for so long under Jurgen Klopp that their recent blip raised rare questions, which they answered in style at Tottenham, writes Phil McNulty.
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Unpredictable Premier League title races
27/01/2021 | sport | football | 686
A number of teams will fancy winning a wide open Premier League this season. We have taken a look back at some other unpredictable years.
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Arteta dedicates win to absent Aubameyang
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 434
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta dedicates his side's Premier League win over Southampton to absent captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
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England complete win on dramatic day
25/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 725
England complete a thrilling victory on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka to take the series 2-0.
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Root hits superb 186 for England in Galle
24/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 777
Joe Root hits a magnificent 186 but his dismissal from the final ball of the third day leaves Sri Lanka with a slight advantage in the second Test.
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Root and Anderson keep England in Test
23/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 785
James Anderson and Joe Root keep England in contention on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
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Odogwu and Randall called up by England
22/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 917
In-form uncapped duo Paolo Odogwu and Harry Randall are named in England's squad for the forthcoming Six Nations.
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McGregor v Poirier II: All you need to know
22/01/2021 | sport | other | 322
Everything you need to know about Conor McGregor's return to the octagon in a rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 this weekend.
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Mathews hits ton on hard-fought first day
22/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 478
Angelo Mathews grinds out a century for Sri Lanka as England's bowlers toil on a hard-fought first day of the second Test in Galle.
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Stokes and Archer return for India tour
21/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 548
All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer return to the England squad for the first two Tests of the tour of India.
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Redpath in Scotland's Six Nations squad
20/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 353
Head coach Gregor Townsend says being a former team-mate of Cameron Redpath's dad Bryan was not a factor in the Bath centre electing to play for Scotland over England.
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Wales recall Lydiate as Webb left out
20/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 992
Wales recall veteran Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate for the 2021 Six Nations but scrum-half Rhys Webb is missing from the squad.
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'Nice to see opposition under pressure'
19/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 179
England coach Chris Silverwood says it is "always nice to see the opposition under pressure" following Australia's stunning defeat by India.
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India stun Australia for series win
19/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,651
India pull off an astonishing run-chase to inflict Australia's first defeat at the Gabba since 1988 and take one of the all-time great series.
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Moyes keen to take West Ham to next level
19/01/2021 | sport | football | 483
David Moyes says he wants to take West Ham to the next level after they beat West Brom to move within two points of a Champions League place.
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'Postman' Poulter to deliver again?
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 267
Europe captain Padraig Harrington warns that some of Europe's older players may miss out on the delayed Ryder Cup but with qualifying resuming this week, Iain Carter predicts who will be in the 12.
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Australia set India 328 for victory
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 319
India will need to bat out the final day of the fourth Test against Australia in Brisbane to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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England wrap up victory over Sri Lanka
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 473
Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence help England seal victory over Sri Lanka on the final morning of the first Test in Galle.
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England close in on win over Sri Lanka
17/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 411
England need 36 runs on the final day to win the first Test against Sri Lanka despite losing three wickets in a chaotic final session in Galle.
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Thirimanne leads Sri Lanka fightback
16/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 373
Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.
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Australia remain on top in decisive Test
16/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 252
Australia hold the advantage after a rain-affected second day in the decisive fourth Test against India in Brisbane.
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Root's 168 not out helps England dominate
15/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 476
Captain Joe Root scores his first Test century since 2019 to help England build a substantial lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.
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Sanderson named Sale director of rugby
15/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 175
Sale Sharks appoint former England flanker and Saracens forwards and defence coach Alex Sanderson as director of rugby.
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Bess takes 5-30 as England seize control
14/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 509
Dom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
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O'Sullivan hits back to beat Ding
13/01/2021 | sport | snooker | 278
Seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan launches a stunning comeback from 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in the first round at the Masters.
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India secure memorable draw in third Test
11/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,021
India show incredible defiance to bat out the final day in a memorable draw with Australia in the third Test.
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Blackpool shock WBA in FA Cup shootout
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 485
Sam Allardyce's wait for a West Bromwich Albion win goes on as Blackpool shock the Baggies in an FA Cup penalty shootout.
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Smith ends 16-month wait for Test hundred
08/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 435
India reach 96-2 after Steve Smith's 131 helps Australia's post 338 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
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Pucovski impresses on a debut four years in the making
07/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 201
Will Pucovski impresses with 62 on long-awaited debut, having overcome nine concussions and mental health issues to reach the biggest stage.
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UK & Ireland mooted to host Lions tour
05/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 738
The British and Irish Lions series with South Africa could be held in the UK and Ireland if Covid-19 prevents fans from travelling.
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Joshua has confidence problem - Fury
04/01/2021 | sport | boxing | 343
Tyson Fury says he could beat Anthony Joshua inside two rounds if a fight between the pair can be agreed.
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Arsenal see off Baggies in ruthless display
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,160
Arsenal continue their Premier League resurgence with a ruthless victory over strugglers West Brom at The Hawthorns.
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Who makes your Team GB women's football XI?
01/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,041
Select your Team GB women's football starting XI ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Make your football predictions for 2021
31/12/2020 | sport | football | 753
As we enter 2021 it's time to predict what's going to happen. Aston Villa topping the Premier League? Scotland winning Euro 2020?
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India thrash Australia to level series
29/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 660
India beat Australia by eight wickets with a day to spare in the second Test in Melbourne to level the four-match series.
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Tougher job than we thought - Allardyce
29/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,199
Leeds demonstrate their attacking flair as they embarrass West Brom and leave Sam Allardyce searching for his first win as Albion boss.
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Australia collapse against India
28/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 352
Australia face an uphill task to avoid defeat by India in the second Test after collapsing on the third day in Melbourne.
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Rahane's fine ton puts India in control
27/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 259
Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant unbeaten century gives India control of the second Test against Australia on day two.
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Exeter beat Gloucester for fourth win
26/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 131
Reigning Premiership champions Exeter ease to their fourth straight bonus-point league win of the season at home to Gloucester.
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Next week crucial for Arsenal - Arteta
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 859
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the next seven days will be crucial for the Gunners if they are to avoid a relegation battle.
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Champions Cup rules 'too harsh' - Monye
22/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 266
Heineken Champions Cup rules handing a 28-0 defeat to sides responsible for coronavirus-related cancellations are "far too harsh", says former England wing Ugo Monye.
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Costello, Bunce & Warrington review 2020
21/12/2020 | sport | boxing | 150
The BBC Radio 5 Live boxing team discuss the fighters and fights which stood out over the past 12 months.
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Villa ensure miserable start for Allardyce
20/12/2020 | sport | football | 627
Sam Allardyce's reign as West Bromwich Albion manager gets off to a miserable start as Aston Villa outclass the 10-man Baggies.
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India 36 all out in huge Australia win
19/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 729
India are bowled out for 36 - their lowest total in Test cricket - as Australia win the first Test in Adelaide by eight wickets.
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Struggling West Brom sack manager Bilic
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 849
West Brom manager Slaven Bilic is sacked after 18 months in charge, with the club next to bottom of the Premier League.
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Ireland and Scotland in same RWC pool
14/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,090
Ireland and Scotland will face each other in the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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Exeter overpower Glasgow in Champions Cup
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 288
Exeter begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence in dominant style, keeping Glasgow scoreless as fans return to Sandy Park.
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England and Wales top seeds in RWC draw
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 413
Wales and England are among the top seeds for the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw on Monday, with Ireland in band two and Scotland in the third band.
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Westwood wins third Race to Dubai
13/12/2020 | sport | golf | 241
Lee Westwood wins the Race to Dubai after an extraordinary finish to the European Tour season at the DP World Tour Championship.
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'England need to recognise prime time to attack'
07/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 980
England showed they can adapt under pressure in the Autumn Nations Cup final but there is room for improvement in their attack, says Matt Dawson.
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England beat France in dramatic final
06/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,215
Owen Farrell finally finds his kicking boots to land a sudden-death penalty to subdue a stand-in France and win the Autumn Nations Cup at Twickenham.
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Roll on 2021 after year to forget for Pivac's Wales
06/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 332
Wales rugby fans will be glad to see the end of 2020 despite Wayne Pivac's side finishing the year with victory over Italy.
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Wales 38-18 Italy
05/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,196
Wales end 2020 as they started it, claiming victory over Italy to finish fifth in the Autumn Nations Cup in Llanelli.
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'We're not underestimating France'
04/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 535
England head coach Eddie Jones says his side will not underestimate the inexperienced French team they face in Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup final.
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Van der Walt 'taken game to new level'
03/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 677
Edinburgh's Jaco van der Walt has "taken his game to another level", says Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend, as the fly-half prepares to make his debut against Ireland on Saturday.
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North returns at centre to face Italy
02/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 642
Wales recall George North at centre in a much-changed side to face Italy in the Autumn Nations Cup fifth-place play-off.
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Wales change will take time - Owens
01/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 351
Wales need more time to adapt to head coach Wayne Pivac's attempted change in style, says hooker Ken Owens.
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'Rugby needs to change its laws'
29/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,258
Former England scrum-half Matt Dawson says rugby needs to change its laws to keep it entertaining for all fans.
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'France is our grand final of 2020'
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 692
England head coach Eddie Jones says his side have still not reached their peak as they prepare to face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final.
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Wales 13-24 England
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,964
England will face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final following a 24-13 win over an improved Wales in Llanelli.
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England venture into the not-so-wild West
27/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 872
Without the febrile atmosphere of the Principality Stadium, Wales go into Saturday's meeting hoping for, rather than believing in, victory.
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Ford starts for England against Wales
26/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,083
Fly-half George Ford returns to the starting XV for England's Autumn Nations Cup match with Wales in Llanelli on Saturday.
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'A heavy defeat & the world may implode'
26/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 304
After the All Blacks lose back-to-back Tests for the first time in nearly a decade, the New Zealand public asks if the right man is in charge.
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Scrum-half Williams starts for Wales
26/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 467
Scrum-half Lloyd Williams will make his first Wales start for four years against England but Liam Williams and Justin Tipuric are injured.
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Injured Lawrence to miss Wales game
24/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 395
Centre Ollie Lawrence will miss England's Autumn Nations Cup match against Wales in Llanelli on Saturday with a minor hip issue.
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Wales are miles behind England - Jones
24/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 953
Former captain Gwyn Jones believes Wales are "miles behind" England as the teams prepare to meet in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.
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Impressive May scores twice in England win
21/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,513
Wing Jonny May scores a superb solo try as England claim an emphatic and entertaining Autumn Nations Cup victory against Ireland at Twickenham.
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