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Roger Federer winning his first-round match at the Australian Open wasn't a surprise, since the Swiss great hasn't lost his opener at a grand slam in 15 years. More>>

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova come back with wins at Australian Open

Comebacks were the order of the day at the Australian Open. More>>

Speed golf: Briton sets new Guinness world record

Slow play has long been a curse of golf but not when Steve Jeffs is about. More>>

Venus Williams exits on rough day for Americans

When Venus Williams won her semifinal at last year's Australian Open against CoCo Vandeweghe, her joy was there for all to see. More>>

Royal Ascot to offer record prize money in 2018

Famed for its historic Royal connections and as a pillar of British sporting life, Ascot Racecourse will be offering more prize money than ever before in 2018. More>>

Jaguars make emphatic statement with upset of Steelers

There wasn't a lot of chatter about the Jacksonville Jaguars' chances in their first playoff appearance since the 2007 season. More>>

Cyrille Regis: Pioneering black British footballer dies

A pioneer for black British footballers, who was sent a bullet in the post after he was selected to play for England, has died at the age of 59. More>>

Chris Paisley wins maiden European Tour title ... with wife's helping hand

Chris Paisley's maiden European Tour title was made all the more special thanks to the caddy he had by his side. More>>

Manchester City's 'Invincible' dream scuppered by Liverpool

Enthralling. Wild. But there was plenty of method in the sometimes madcap approach of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool on Sunday as they ended Manchester City's hopes of remaining unbeaten in the English Premier League this season. More>>

Dennis Rodman charged with DUI in California

Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman was arrested in California on Saturday night and charged with driving under the influence. More>>

Swiss racer wins world's longest downhill in Wengen

It's the longest race on skiing's World Cup circuit but Switzerland's Beat Feuz proved he has legs of steel with a second Wengen title in front of raucous home fans Saturday. More>>

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History has been made in Saudi Arabia. On Friday, women in the country were, for the first time, allowed to attend a soccer match. More>>

Formula E: Sam Bird looks to build on flying start

After a helter-skelter two races in Hong Kong, Formula E returns for round three of the 2017-18 Formula E championship in Marrakech on Saturday. More>>

Will Rooney Rule adoption change English football?

Is English football's "mindset" towards black and ethnic minority managers finally changing? More>>

Margaret Court: Billie Jean King calls for Australian Open court to be renamed

US tennis legend Billie Jean King has joined calls for the Australian Open's Margaret Court Arena to be renamed because of the 11-time Melbourne Park champion's views on homosexuality. More>>

The first person to windsurf down a mountain

He swapped sea for snow to go where no person has gone before. More>>

Kazuyoshi Miura, the world's oldest soccer player, extends contract

He started his career back when Ronald Reagan was President, Mike Tyson heavyweight champion, and Liverpool won the English league. Now the world's oldest soccer player has extended that remarkable run. More>>

2018 Winter Olympics: What you need to know

The 2018 Winter Olympics are set for February 9-25. Here's a quick guide, including location, new events, venues, how to watch the Games, the mascot and ticket sales. Competitions will be held at 13 venues for the Winter... More>>

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The waiting is almost over for tennis fans. More>>

Golfer banned after testing positive for prohibited substance in weight loss spray

On November 30, Brad Fritsch received a text message that made his heart sink. More>>

F1 boss Chase Carey 'excited' by Copenhagen GP plan

It is known for a love of two-wheeled pedal power, but could Copenhagen be on the brink of welcoming the world's fastest race cars to its streets? More>>

Jose Mourinho vs. Antonio Conte: Football's nastiest feud?

For some it is an unseemly spat, for others it is one of the highlights of the football season. More>>

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When it comes to spats with managerial rivals, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is arguably very much in a league of his own. More>>

Mikaela Shiffrin: Christmas regime the secret to her success?

There is one simple secret behind Mikaela Shiffrin's current dominance of women's slalom skiing. More>>

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Sport is helping open avenues which have been closed for years. More>>

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake: 'The elitist mindset will always win the race'

Imagine your life changing forever in less than 20 seconds. More>>

Fanny Sunesson: The female golf caddy that conquered Augusta

She went where no other woman had gone before, muscling her way into the conservative, traditionally male-dominated clubhouse to become the first female caddy to win a major. More>>

Formula E partners with Swiss technology giant to 'write the future'

The rush to be a part of the all-electric street racing series that's "writing the future" goes on. More>>

FA Cup clash becomes first match in England to use VAR

English club football experienced a landmark moment on Monday night when a video assistant referee (VAR) was used for the first time in a competitive club match. More>>

How to train, eat and sleep like an Olympic champion

An Olympic downhill run lasts no more than two minutes, but it takes a lifetime of preparation. More>>

Winter Olympics 2018: 'A tension reducer' for North and South Korea

It was a brief moment of unity. A picture which was shared around the world. More>>

Winter Olympics: The skaters who could be North Korea's only medal hope

As the Winter Olympics kick off next month, all eyes will be on the Gangneung Ice Arena in Pyeongchang -- especially if figure skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik take to the ice. More>>

Blaise Matuidi receives flood of support after alleged racist abuse

Soccer player Blaise Matuidi has received support from across the world after claims he was racially abused during Juventus' match against Cagliari in Italy's top division on Saturday. More>>

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Barcelona have got their man. Finally. More>>

IOC extends deadline for North Koreans to register for Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Monday that it had extended the deadline to register North Korean athletes to participate in the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea next month. More>>

Everything you need to know about the College Football Playoff National Championship 2018

Hello and welcome to your preview of the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship! Pay attention, because this game should be a thriller and by the time the announcers actually get through the phrase "2018... More>>

Andy Murray has hip surgery and targets Wimbledon return

Last week Andy Murray said he wanted to avoid going under the surgeon's knife to cure a long-standing hip injury, but the former world No.1 has revealed he has undergone surgery in Australia in a bid to get his career back... More>>

Philippe Coutinho to have $481 million buyout clause after Brazilian joins Barcelona from Liverpool

His nickname is "O Magico" and Barcelona will be hoping that Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho will continue to weave his special brand of magic after moving to the Spanish club from Barcelona from Liverpool. More>>

Why is it so difficult to make a good sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo?

He is one of the most recognizable stars in the world. One of the greatest footballers to have ever played the beautiful game. But Cristiano Ronaldo does not have much luck when it comes to statues and sculptures. More>>

Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

Serena Williams won't be defending her Australian Open title after the American withdrew from the first grand slam of the 2018 season, saying she needs "more time" after giving birth last year. More>>

Golfer Rickie Fowler divides opinion with untucked Hawaiian shirt

The golf clubhouse might be traditionally the realm of collared shirts, sweaters and sensible slacks but one man is doing more than most to modernize the game. More>>

Andy Murray pulls out of Australian Open

Former world No.1 Andy Murray, who has not played competitively since July because of a hip injury, has withdrawn from the Australian Open. More>>

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