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Tyson Fury reveals bloated torso after training with Ricky Hatton

Tyson Fury showed he still has some way to go before the prospect of a mouthwatering showdown with Anthony Joshua becomes a reality after revealing his bloated torso on social media.

Oumar Niasse

Hodgson feels vindicated over Niasse diving ban

Roy Hodgson feels vindicated by the two-match ban dished out to Everton striker Oumar Niasse for diving but admits it does not help Crystal Palace’s cause.

Neymar celebrates scoring his second goal of the night (Adam Davy/Empics)

Paris St Germain outclass Celtic in seven-goal rout

Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris St Germain in a 7-1 thrashing in the Parc des Princes.

Romelu Lukaku has provided 70 points for his managers

Romelu Lukaku losing popularity in Fantasy Premier League

Romelu Lukaku’s reign as Fantasy Premier League’s must-have player could soon come to an end.

A campaign by Ebbsfleet United helped raise money for Prostate Cancer UK with a special edition 'Mambo No5' shirt

Lou Bega loves Ebbsfleet’s own Mambo No5

Ebbsfleet United finally made defender Yado Mambo their honorary number five – and after becoming the talk of Twitter to help raise more than £1,500 to help the fight against Prostate Cancer, it could even end up with Lou Bega making a trip to Stonebridge Road.

James Vince hit his maiden Test half-century for England before falling for 83 (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Ashes day one – story of the match

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on day one of the Ashes.

Widnes half-back Rangi Chase has been banned for two years after testing positive for cocaine (Anna Gowthorpe/PA)

Chase banned for two years by UK Anti-Doping after testing positive for cocaine

Widnes half-back Rangi Chase has been banned for two years after testing positive for cocaine.

Sehrou Guirassy scores the only goal from the penalty spot ( John Walton/Empics)

Arsenal to top Europa League group despite defeat in Cologne

Arsenal fell to defeat at Cologne on Thursday night but will still progress into the knockout stages of the Europa League as Group H winners.

Jack Kennedy celebrates after winning aboard Outlander at Down Royal

Jack Kennedy expecting Outlander to thrive on Betfair Chase mission

Jack Kennedy is confident testing conditions will hold no fears for Outlander in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton File Photo

Hamilton and Vettel trade playful jibes ahead of F1 season finale

Lewis Hamilton aimed a jibe at Sebastian Vettel after the German joked his rival did not have to overtake anyone en route to winning his fourth world championship.

Mauricio Pochettino

‘I am the boss’ says Pochettino as he plays down Rose’s derby anger

Mauricio Pochettino has reiterated that he is the boss at Tottenham but is pleased Danny Rose showed emotion after missing out on last weekend’s north London derby.

British and Irish Lions Training Session ? Beetham Park

Hamstring injury sidelines Robbie Henshaw for Ireland clash against Argentina

Ireland must face Argentina without midfield linchpin Robbie Henshaw after the British and Irish Lions centre suffered a hamstring strain in training.

Wales coach Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland thinks exposure to the All Blacks on Lions duty will help Wales

Warren Gatland believes Wales’ players will benefit from regular exposure against New Zealand as they prepare to tackle the world champions on Saturday.

Manchester United v Burton Albion ? Carabao Cup ? Third Round ? Old Trafford

Daley Blind confident Manchester United will bounce back from Basel loss

Daley Blind is confident Manchester United will bounce back from their shock, last-gasp Champions League defeat at Basel.

Grant Gilchrist

Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australia

Injuries may have stalled the career of Grant Gilchrist, but the Scotland second-row forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday.

David Luiz

Cahill backs Luiz to set a good example as Blues prepare for Liverpool test

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill believes David Luiz can set a good example for Andreas Christensen – to the benefit of the Blues.

Danielle Carter

Rachel Yankey backs Danielle Carter to make impact both on and off the field

England striker Danielle Carter has been backed to make a major impact off the field as the crisis-hit Football Association targets cultural change.

The former tennis star and her footballer husband are extending their family (Adam Davy/PA)

Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger announce pregnancy

Former tennis star Ana Ivanovic and footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger have announced they are having a baby.

Australia v England ? 2017/18 Ashes Series ? First Test ? Day One ? The Gabba

Ashes day one – in pictures and social

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on day one of the Ashes.

England captain Dylan Hartley will start on the bench against Samoa (Steve Parsons/PA)

Hartley on England bench for Samoa clash as Jones gives full debut to George

England will enter Saturday’s climax to the autumn series against Samoa without Dylan Hartley at the helm for the first time in a Test under Eddie Jones.

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