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Kaepernick and Curry ‘want in’ as Diddy plots Panthers purchase

Colin Kaepernick and Steph Curry have both said they “want in” after hip-hop mogul Diddy declared his desire to buy the Carolina Panthers.

Anthony Joshua is ready to face Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua says he is ready to ‘rock and roll’ with Tyson Fury

Current heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to “rock and roll” with Tyson Fury whenever the former champion wants to get in the ring with him.

Mo Farah celebrates after winning the men's 3000m during the Muller Grand Prix (David Davies/PA)

Sir Mo Farah named BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah upset the odds to be named 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Sunday.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams hints at tennis return

Serena Williams has hinted at a potential tennis comeback with the first grand slam of the season just weeks away.

Replays suggested James Tarkowski, pictured, swung his elbow into Glenn Murray's chest (Martin Rickett/PA)

Burnley defender James Tarkowski charged with violent conduct

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident involving Glenn Murray in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Brighton.

Silver Concorde in action at Leopardstown, when trained by Dermot Weld

Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde ‘a bargain’ for Keith Dalgleish

Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde could be in line for a return to the Cheltenham Festival after claiming his second success since joining Keith Dalgleish.

Frankel winning the 2012 Juddmonte International at York

Solo Saxophone to chart new territory for Frankel

Frankel will break new ground at Catterick on Tuesday when Solo Saxophone becomes the first of his offspring to go hurdling.

Mohamed Salah celebrates putting Liverpool 3-0 up (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Mohamed Salah nets again as Liverpool return to winning ways in style

Premier League top-scorer Mohamed Salah struck his 14th goal of the campaign as Liverpool thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 at Dean Court to climb to fourth place.

Adam Peaty gave away his medal after winning the 100 metres breaststroke at the European Short-Course Championships

Adam Peaty reveals he gave gold medal to young fan on ‘spur of moment’

Adam Peaty has described giving his gold medal to a young fan over the weekend as something he did on the spur of the moment to show his appreciation for the support he receives.

Manuel Lanzini has been charged for diving (Mike Egerton/PA)

David Moyes questions Manuel Lanzini charge

West Ham manager David Moyes is surprised by the Football Association’s decision to charge Manuel Lanzini for diving.

Jesse Lingard (left) and Romelu Lukaku (right) were on target for Manchester United (Tim Goode/EMPICS)

Manchester United fend off West Brom in drab Hawthorns clash

Manchester United survived a late scare to clinch an uninspiring victory at West Brom.

Antonio Valencia is set to miss Manchester United's game against Bristol City

Manchester United wait on severity of Antonio Valencia hamstring injury

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho admits he must wait to discover the severity of Antonio Valencia’s injury.

Elias Kachunga is set for a spell on the sidelines

Kachunga facing lengthy lay-off with knee injury

Huddersfield forward Elias Kachunga could be ruled out for up to three months due to a knee injury, the club have confirmed.

Joe Root lost the Ashes in his first series as England captain (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Root says ‘bitterly disappointing’ Ashes loss not down to lack of effort

Joe Root insists his England team cannot be faulted for effort despite losing the Ashes at the earliest opportunity this winter.

Pep Guardiola, right, congratulations Sergio Aguero

Guardiola expects City stars to be disappointed at some of his selection choices

Pep Guardiola says he cannot be afraid to upset Manchester City’s players with his selection choices as they chase multiple trophies.

Joe Root failed to perform with the bat

5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeat

England’s hopes of hanging on to the Ashes urn Down Under have disappeared after Australia took a decisive 3-0 series lead on day five in Perth.

Joe Root has struggled for form during the Ashes

Statistics behind England’s Ashes defeat

Defeat by an innings in Perth cost England their chance at retaining the Ashes and set a number of unwanted statistical landmarks.

Ahmed Hegazi has signed a permanent deal with West Brom

Ahmed Hegazi completes permanent move to West Brom

West Brom have completed the signing of Egypt international defender Ahmed Hegazi on a permanent deal.

James Vince scored a half-century (Trevor Collens/AP)

James Vince: We must believe England can retain the Ashes

James Vince hopes England can remain in the Ashes despite the fact his rearguard effort was cut off by a devilish crack in the WACA pitch as Mitchell Starc served up an unplayable delivery.


Australia v England – story of day five

England have lost the Ashes before Christmas despite Dawid Malan’s late, lone-hand resilience and a controversial three-hour delay after overnight rain got underneath the WACA’s leaky covers.

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