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Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic beats Kyle Edmund in third round

Britain's Kyle Edmund pushed world number one Novak Djokovic before fading to a straight-set defeat in the Paris Masters third round.Edmund, expected to be Great Britain'

Granit Xhaka: Arsenal to offer counselling to midfielder after fans’ argument

Arsenal will offer counselling to captain Granit Xhaka after his angry confrontation with home fans during Sunday's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.The Swiss midfielder was

WTA Finals: Elina Svitolina beats Simona Halep to reach semi-finals

Defending champion Elina Svitolina beat Simona Halep to become the first player to secure a place in the semi-finals of the 2019 WTA Finals in China.The Ukrainian world n

Bulgaria fans’ racism: Racist abuse of England players leads to stadium ban

Bulgaria have been ordered to play two matches behind closed doors - one suspended for two years - for their fans' racist abuse of England players in a Euro 2020 qualifie

WTA Finals: Ashleigh Barty beaten by replacement Kiki Bertens

Kiki Bertens beat world number one Ashleigh Barty at the WTA Finals just hours after being added to the tournament as a replacement.The Dutch world number 10 took the pla

Man City v Southampton: Saints ‘incredible professionals’ – Pep Guardiola

The Southampton players who lost 9-0 at home to Leicester City on Friday are "incredible professionals", says Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.Saints travel to Etiha

Roger Federer withdraws from Paris Masters to ‘pace himself’

Roger Federer has withdrawn from this week's Paris Masters in order to "pace himself", with next month's ATP Finals in London on the horizon.The 38-year-old is playing in

WTA Finals: Naomi Osaka & Ashleigh Barty come through tough opening matches

Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty came through tough tests to win their opening Red Group games at the WTA finals in Shenzhen.Japan's Osaka beat Petra Kvitova 7-6 (7-1) 4-6

Roger Federer beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Swiss Indoors final

Top seed Roger Federer continued his quest for a 10th Swiss Indoors title with a 6-4 6-4 semi-final victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece.Federer, 38, has won his

Manchester City: Injured Oleksandr Zinchenko and Rodri face at least a month out

Manchester City duo Oleksandr Zinchenko and Rodri are set to miss up to six weeks with injuries, adding to existing defensive concerns for manager Pep Guardiola.Left-back

Barty & Osaka drawn together at WTA Finals in China

World number one Ashleigh Barty has been drawn in the same group as Naomi Osaka at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.French Open champion Barty and Australian Open winner Osaka

Premier League begins fixture planning for 2022 World Cup season

Premier League players could face the prospect of playing games nine days before the start of the 2022 winter World Cup in Qatar.Draft plans have been shared

Federer cruises through at Swiss Indoors as Evans bows out

Local favourite Roger Federer eased into the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Moldovan Radu Albot in Basel.The 38-year-old world number thr

Bayern Munich ‘shocked’ after attacks on fans at Olympiakos youth match

Bayern Munich have made an official complaint to Uefa after their Youth League match against Olympiakos was abandoned due to crowd violence.The German giants said several

Patrice Evra: Jamie Carragher apologises for Luis Suarez T-shirts

Ex-Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has apologised to Patrice Evra for wearing T-shirts in support of Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan racially abused the Frenchman in 2

Dementia in football: Ex-players three and a half times more likely to die of condition

Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than people of the same age range in the general population, according to new re

Andy Murray in Great Britain team for Davis Cup finals in Madrid

Andy Murray will represent Great Britain for the first time since 2016 after being named in the squad for next month's inaugural Davis Cup finals.Captain Leon Smith has n

Man Utd v Liverpool – rate the players

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Murray reaches first ATP final for two years with battling European Open display

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Tottenham 1-1 Watford: Dele Alli saves Spurs amid VAR confusion

Dele Alli rescued a late point for Tottenham to deny visitors Watford a first Premier League win of the season amid video assistant referee (VAR) confusion.With the out-o

Murray reaches first ATP semi-final since 2017 as he makes European Open last four

Britain's Andy Murray reached his first ATP semi-final since 2017 with a hard-fought victory over Marius Copil at the European Open.Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray

El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest

This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed because of fears of civil unrest.The match was scheduled for 26 October but there have been d

Johanna Konta’s season is over after she pulls out of WTA Elite Trophy

British number one Johanna Konta has pulled out of next week's WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai and will not play again this season.The 28-year-old's last match was a quarter-f

Bulgaria authorities fine and ban four fans over racist abuse of England players

Four Bulgaria fans arrested for subjecting England players to racist abuse have been fined 1,000 Bulgarian lev (£443) and banned from sports events for two years.England

Roger Federer to play French Open in 2020

Roger Federer will again compete in the French Open next year. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, 38, returned to Roland Garros in 2019 after a three-year absence but was b