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Lewis Hamilton relishing new rivalry with 'great driver' Sebastian Vettel

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is braced for a tougher rivalry with Sebastian Vettel than Nico Rosberg in what he believes will be the "best against the best" battling it out for this year's Formula One crown.

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No timescale put on Seamus Coleman's recovery from broken leg

Medics are putting no time-frame on Republic of Ireland skipper Seamus Coleman's recovery from a double leg fracture.

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Paul Scholes backs Wayne Rooney to fight for England place

Former England midfielder Paul Scholes believes Wayne Rooney still has a role to play for the Three Lions.

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Jermain Defoe handed England starting berth against Lithuania

Jermain Defoe returned to the England team for the first time since November 2013 as Gareth Southgate made four changes for his side's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley.

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British Cycling boss Stephen Park: Bullying claims have been 'sensationalised'

New British Cycling boss Stephen Park insists allegations of bullying within the sport have been "sensationalised" and are "not representative of the whole programme".

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Chris Gunter: Wales 'more than capable' of getting result in Serbia without Bale

Chris Gunter believes Wales will prove they are not a one-man band when they attempt to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive without Gareth Bale.

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Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks sets sights on senior England call-up

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks believes a senior England call-up is within reach with Gareth Southgate in charge.

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Anthony Crolla open to Ricky Burns fight but first wants break with family

Anthony Crolla is planning a well-earned break after a tough couple of years in and out of the ring but would be happy to move up a division to face Ricky Burns on his return.

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Geordan Murphy happy as Leicester win gives Aaron Mauger the right send-off

Leicester sent off Aaron Mauger in fine style with a thrilling win at Franklin's Gardens - and Geordan Murphy believed it was a fitting tribute to the departing head coach.

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Gordon Strachan admits Scotland World Cup hopes would end with loss to Slovenia

Gordon Strachan insists there will be no grey areas clouding Scotland's World Cup rescue plan when they face Slovenia on Sunday.

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Gareth Southgate wants fans and players to be great ambassadors for England

England manager Gareth Southgate has called on players and fans alike to prove they are great ambassadors for the country at Wembley on Sunday.

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Anthony Crolla "beaten by the better man" after Jorge Linares defeat

Anthony Crolla acknowledged he was beaten by the better man as Jorge Linares put on a classy performance to retain the WBA lightweight title at the Manchester Arena.

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Ellie Downie claims British title

Ellie Downie claimed the women's all-around title at the British Gymnastics Championships at a sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night.

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Gareth Southgate keeps England door open for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney

Gareth Southgate insists Wayne Rooney's England career is not over and has been puzzled by suggestions to the contrary.

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Coleman has surgery on break as O'Neill backs skipper to bounce back

Martin O'Neill has backed Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman to return to his "brilliant" best after undergoing surgery to repair his double leg fracture.

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Hamilton lands pole in Australia, but is braced for a battle

Lewis Hamilton is predicting a tight championship battle, despite clearing the first hurdle to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a brilliant pole position.

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Andorra end run of 58 defeats with Faroe Islands draw

Andorra ended a run of 58 competitive defeats stretching back more than 11 years by drawing with the Faroe Islands on Saturday.

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Wiggins: Doping the 'worst thing to be accused of for a man of my integrity'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has vowed to "shock a few people" when he finally has his say on doping allegations.

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Chris Robshaw catches John Kingston's eye as Harlequins brush aside Newcastle

England's returning big guns shone for Harlequins in the Twickenham Stoop sunshine in their 53-17 rout of Newcastle - but director of rugby John Kingston singled out Chris Robshaw after the match.

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Exeter coach Rob Baxter unimpressed by bonus point win over Sale

Exeter head coach Rob Baxter was far from impressed with the performance of his side, despite the 30-25 bonus point win over Sale.

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