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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of triamcinolone

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his historic win in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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Flags at Hazeltine flown at half-mast as tributes pour in to Arnold Palmer

Flags at Hazeltine were flown at half-mast on Monday as t ributes continued to pour in to Arnold Palmer after one of the most beloved figures in the game died on Sunday.

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Andy North expects Darren Clarke to send his Ryder Cup rookies out before Sunday

Former Ryder Cup vice-captain Andy North does not believe European skipper Darren Clarke will try to "hide" any of his rookies in this week's contest at Hazeltine.

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Tyson Fury "seeking help" because of "witch-hunt" against him - trainer

Tyson Fury's trainer has confirmed the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion is "seeking help" for issues arising over what he believes to be a "witch-hunt" against the boxer.

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In-form McIlroy hopes Tour Championship triumph can spur on Europe in Ryder Cup

Europe's top golfer Rory McIlroy hopes he can bring some momentum to the team's bid to win an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup after his Tour Championship victory.

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Barry Hearn hopes to take Max Whitlock and gymnastics to the next level

Max Whitlock's historic double gold medal haul at Rio 2016 may have made him something of a reluctant superstar but the Essex 23-year-old insists he is ready to embrace his sport's surge in popularity.

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Rory McIlroy secures huge payday with Tour Championship and FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will head into the Ryder Cup in buoyant mood after coming through a three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title on Sunday, securing a payday of US dollars 11.5million (£8.86million) in Atlanta.

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Lewis Hamilton unsure if he will be able to reclaim momentum in title race

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he has "no idea" whether he will be able to wrestle the championship momentum back from his sole title rival Nico Rosberg.

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Heather Watson 'not feeling great' after retiring ill in China

Heather Watson knew as soon as she woke up that she had health problems after a gastrointestinal bug forced her to retire during her first-round Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open match.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins denies trying to gain an advantage with triamcinolone use

Sir Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an "unfair advantage" when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races, including his victory in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Raheem Sterling steeled for a tough month ahead for Manchester City

Raheem Sterling has made no secret of the fact that unbeaten Manchester City are "gunning for titles" under Pep Guardiola.

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Ding Junhui wins Shanghai Masters

Ding Junhui defeated world champion Mark Selby 10-6 to win the Shanghai Masters for the second time.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova advances in Wuhan after Belinda Bencic retirement

Ninth-seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was the highest-profile winner on the opening day of the Dongfeng Motors Wuhan Open in China.

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Jorge Linares defeats Anthony Crolla on points to secure WBA lightweight title

Anthony Crolla's second defence of his WBA lightweight title ended in a unanimous decision defeat as he was convincingly outboxed by classy Venezuelan Jorge Linares in Manchester on Saturday night.

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Johanna Konta's focus remains on one game at a time

British number one Johanna Konta will not allow her philosophy on life to be compromised by getting distracted by her position in the race for the end-of-season finals in Singapore.

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Tyson Fury's world title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko cancelled again

Tyson Fury's rematch with Wladimir Klitschko has been called off for a second time.

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho plays down leaving Wayne Rooney out

Jose Mourinho played down the significance of his decision to leave Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United's starting line-up against Leicester.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins' former team doctor expresses surprise at TUEs

One of Sir Bradley Wiggins' former team doctors has expressed surprise at the decision to allow him to use a triamcinolone ahead of three major races.

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Arsene Wenger hails Arsenal's "style and steel" to overcome Chelsea hoodoo

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hailed his side's "style and steel" to overcome a recent hoodoo against Chelsea and come away with a 3-0 win at the Emirates.

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