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Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will not leave Arsenal early, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has warned Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez they will not leave Arsenal before their contracts expire in 18 months time even if they fail to agree new deals at the club.

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Women's sports participation at all-time high but poorer families lag behind

More women are playing sport in England than ever before as the keep-fit boom combines with a Rio 2016 effect to close the gender participation gap, according to the latest figures from Sport England.

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Golf's rulemakers bringing in legislation over ball movement on putting surface

Golf's rulemakers are bringing in new legislation relating to ball movement on the putting surface in an attempt to avoid farcical situations like the one which befell Dustin Johnson during his US Open victory.

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Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri calls for unity after Porto thumping

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has urged his squad to stick together after they suffered a Champions League humiliation in Porto.

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Financial cost of Tottenham not getting through to last 16 is huge, says expert

Tottenham will have to win the Europa League to make up the shortfall from failing to reach the Champions League last 16, according to a leading football finance expert.

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Keaton Jennings century on debut helps England defy India's spinners

Keaton Jennings' century on Test debut helped England defy Ravi Ashwin on a spinners' pitch at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Warren Gatland has mystery coach in mind for Lions ahead of All Blacks series

Warren Gatland says he has identified a potential second British and Irish Lions attack coach for next summer's New Zealand tour.

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Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns

Manchester United's Europa League clash against Zorya Luhansk is expected to go ahead despite concerns over the icy pitch.

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Met Police launches investigation into sex abuse claims involving London clubs

Britain's largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving clubs in London.

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Andy Murray and Johanna Konta head list of six British stars at Australian Open

Great Britain have a guaranteed six players in the main draw of the Australian Open next month.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello continues fine 2016 by taking one-shot lead in Hong Kong Open

Rafa Cabrera Bello continued his impressive 2016 form as he opened up a one-shot lead after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open.

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Tributes flood in for caddie Max Zechmann

Tributes have flooded in for caddie Max Zechmann after he collapsed and died at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.

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Former track cyclist Jess Varnish 'shocked and upset' after Shane Sutton ruling

Jess Varnish has said she is "shocked and upset" after learning only one of her nine complaints against former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton was upheld by the national governing body.

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Alastair Cook on the same page as Trevor Bayliss as England try to save series

England captain Alastair Cook is determined to present a united front with coach Trevor Bayliss as they try to battle back from 2-0 down against India.

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Nigel Wood expresses concern to RFU over Denny Solomona contract row

The row between Castleford and Sale over record-breaking winger Denny Solomona has transcended to governing body level.

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IOC extends sporting sanctions against Russia with McLaren report looming

The International Olympic Committee has extended the sanctions it imposed on Russia this summer until further notice as the sporting world waits for the publication of a landmark report into the country's recent doping history on Friday.

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho not happy with 'difficult' pitch in Ukraine

Jose Mourinho does not believe UEFA should make teams play on frozen pitches like the one in Ukraine where Manchester United's Europa League fate will be sealed.

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Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva to oversee Russian anti-doping agency

Russia's double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will take charge of the supervisory board of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in a move that will cause some alarm within the global anti-doping community.

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Justin Rose hoping to put back problem behind him in time for Hong Kong defence

Justin Rose says he is " making good progress" as he prepares to launch the defence of his UBS Hong Kong Open title this week.

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Novak Djokovic splits with coach Boris Becker after three years working together

Novak Djokovic has split from coach Boris Becker after three years working together.

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