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Football's law makers ponder award of penalty goals for handballs on goal line

The award of penalty goals for handballs on the goal line is under consideration, a top official at the game's law-making body has said.

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Arsene Wenger sidesteps Arsenal future questions, saying "not completely sorted"

Arsene Wenger has revealed his Arsenal future is "not sorted completely" as he again evaded questions on whether he will sign a new deal.

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Slaven Bilic shrugs off speculation surrounding West Ham future

Slaven Bilic has shrugged off the speculation surrounding his job as West Ham manager and insisted: "My head is clear."

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Everton's Ramiro Funes Mori likely to miss rest of the season through injury

Everton say defender Ramiro Funes Mori is likely to miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn meniscus playing for Argentina against Bolivia earlier this week.

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Johanna Konta 'stayed in the present' as she books semi-final spot in Miami

Johanna Konta did not let her mind wander to the past as she became the first British woman to make the semi-finals of the Miami Open.

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Joanna Rowsell-Shand says: "I didn't fear British Cycling"

British Cycling is "not perfect" but "does a lot of good" according to double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell-Shand.

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Neil Taylor facing longer ban for Seamus Coleman challenge after FIFA steps in

FIFA has opened proceedings against Neil Taylor following the Wales defender's challenge on Republic of Ireland defender Seamus Coleman, Press Association Sport understands.

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Judd Trump makes maximum break en route to China Open quarter-finals

Defending champion Judd Trump produced a sensational 147 break on his way to a 5-3 win over Tian Pengfei in the third round of the China Open.

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Reporter comes under Fire for asking Schweinsteiger if Chicago can win World Cup

Bastian Schweinsteiger endured an embarrassing moment during his press conference on Wednesday when a reporter asked him whether Chicago Fire could win the World Cup.

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Holding role - Derbyshire name former player Michael as their new president

Derbyshire have named Michael Holding as their new president.

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Rafael Nadal moves closer to first Miami Open success

Rafael Nadal's dreams of winning the Miami Open remain in tact after a straight sets win over Jack Sock sent him to the semi-finals.

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Ageless Venus Williams soars into Miami Open semi-finals

Venus Williams continues to roll back the years as she swatted aside world number one Angelique Kerber to move into the Miami Open semi-finals.

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Mixed emotions for Pavey after upgrade to 2007 world 10,000m bronze

Jo Pavey was thrilled after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships - but said the news left a "bittersweet" feeling.

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Russell Westbrook inspires Oklahoma to victory with 57 points

Russell Westbrook's superb individual performance led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win against the Orlando Magic.

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WADA president wants early call on Russia's participation at 2018 Winter Games

World Anti-Doping Agency president Sir Craig Reedie has called for a decision to be made on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the earliest moment.

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Lord Ouseley urges PL boss to show more 'leadership' on BAME manager issue

Anti-racism campaigner Lord Ouseley has called on Premier League boss Richard Scudamore to show more leadership in the effort to increase the number of football managers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms

Maria Sharapova said she fought for the truth so she can end her career on her terms.

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Deschamps backs TV replays despite decisions going against France in Spain loss

France coach Didier Deschamps believes the use of TV replays will prove the "evolution of football" after watching his side lose 2-0 against Spain at the Stade de France, where the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into play for two key goal decisions.

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Sale winger Denny Solomona wants to play for England after switching codes

Denny Solomona has his sights on an England place following his controversial switch to rugby union.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Roger Federer's impressive start to the 2017 campaign continued as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 7-6 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.

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