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Watch best action as Kyle Edmund beats Andy Murray in Battle of the Brits
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Watch best action as Kyle Edmund beats Andy Murray in Battle of the Brits

Kyle Edmund wins a physical battle with Andy Murray 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 10-5 to reach the Battle of the Brits semi-finals.Murray must now beat James Ward on Thursday to join Edmund in the semi-finals of the six-day charity event in Roehampton.READ MORE: Edmund beats Murray to reach semisWATCH MORE: Watch: Murray beats Broady on tennis return - best shots Source link
Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Jurgen Klopp praises ‘best ever’ counter pressing game
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Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Jurgen Klopp praises ‘best ever’ counter pressing game

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his side produced the "best ever" counter pressing game behind closed doors as Liverpool moved to within touching distance of their first title in 30 years after beating Crystal Palace 4-0.MATCH REPORT: Liverpool 4-0 Crystal PalaceWatch highlights of all of Wednesday's Premier League fixtures on Match of the Day on BBC iPlayer. Source link
Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Reds move within two points of league title
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Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Reds move within two points of league title

Trent Alexander-Arnold scored his second Premier League goal from a free-kickLiverpool moved to within touching distance of their first title in 30 years as Crystal Palace were brutally dismissed behind closed doors at Anfield.Manchester City must now win at Chelsea on Thursday to further delay the inevitability of Liverpool's coronation as Premier League champions.After the goalless Merseyside derby at Everton on Sunday, they shook off the cobwebs in their first home game since the campaign was halted because of the coronavirus pandemic to beat Palace with almost embarrassing ease.Anfield may have been home to only around 300 people but Liverpool played with familiar intensity, although Palace's cause was hardly helped by the early loss of Wilfried Zaha to injury.Trent ...
Clare Connor: Former England captain to become first female MCC president
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Clare Connor: Former England captain to become first female MCC president

Clare Connor captained England from 2000-2006Former England captain Clare Connor will become the first female president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in its 233-year history. The 43-year-old, currently the England and Wales Cricket Board's managing director of women's cricket, will take up her new role on 1 October 2021.She will replace former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara, who has been invited to take up a second term."I am deeply honoured to be named the next president of MCC," said Connor."Cricket has enriched my life so deeply already, and now it hands me this wonderful privilege."The MCC currently has 18,000 full members although only welcomed its first female full member in 2018, 20 years after a vote to allow women to join.Based at Lord's, which it own...
Leeds United: Osama Bin Laden image removed from Elland Road seat
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Leeds United: Osama Bin Laden image removed from Elland Road seat

Leeds will host third-placed Fulham in their first post-lockdown home game on SaturdayLeeds United have said they "will ensure there are no more offensive images" after a photograph of Osama Bin Laden was placed on a seat at their Elland Road ground.Supporters are unable to attend the remaining games of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.Several clubs invited fans to send in photos of themselves or loved ones to put on the empty seats.The image of the al-Qaeda leader, who was killed in 2011, has been removed.He came to the world's attention a decade earlier following the attack on the Twin Towers in New York on 11 September, which he is believed to have ordered, and was top of the US 'most wanted list' before dying in a raid by special forces at his compound ...
New York City and Berlin marathons cancelled because of coronavirus pandemic
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New York City and Berlin marathons cancelled because of coronavirus pandemic

Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworor and Joyciline Jepkosgei won the men's and women's marathons in New York in 2019The New York City and Berlin marathons have been cancelled because of the global coronavirus pandemic.This year's New York City Marathon, due to take place on 1 November, would have marked the 50th running of the event.It is the world's largest marathon, with 53,640 finishers in 2019.The Berlin Marathon was due to take place on 27 September, but has been cancelled because the "fun, joy, health and success" of participants cannot be guaranteed.Michael Capiraso, president and CEO of New York Road Runners - the New York Marathon's organisers - said: "Cancelling this year's New York City Marathon is incredibly disappointing for everyone involved, but it was clearly the course we needed to f...
Man City: Sergio Aguero says surgery on injured knee ‘went well’
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Man City: Sergio Aguero says surgery on injured knee ‘went well’

Sergio Aguero has scored 180 Premier League goals for Manchester CityManchester City striker Sergio Aguero says "everything went well" after having surgery on his injured knee. The Argentine had travelled to Barcelona to see a knee specialist amid fears his season might be over.His manager Pep Guardiola said it is too early to put a timescale on the 32-year-old's return to action. Asked if Aguero would be fit for the resumption of the Champions League on 7-8 August, City's Spanish boss said: "I don't know right now."He added: "Once he has finished the surgery we will know the time Sergio will come back to play with us."Aguero was forced off before half-time in the home side's 5-0 Premier League win over Burnley on Monday, following a challenge by defender Ben Mee.Howeve...
Rose Paterson: Aintree Racecourse chairman dies aged 63
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Rose Paterson: Aintree Racecourse chairman dies aged 63

Rose Paterson has been Aintree chairman since 2014Rose Paterson, the chairman of Aintree Racecourse, has been found dead at her Shropshire home aged 63.She was married to Conservative MP and former cabinet minister Owen Paterson.In a statement, he said the loss of his wife had come as a "terrible shock" to the family. A cause of death has not been given."It is with great sadness that I must inform you that my wife, Rose, has been found dead at our family home in Shropshire," he said."Rose and I were married for 40 happy years. She was a wonderful, caring wife, mother and grandmother."Her death has come as a terrible shock to us all. I would ask the media to respect the privacy of myself and my family at this extremely difficult time."The couple married in 1980 and had two sons and a daught...
Burnley banner: ‘It is time, perhaps, for an uncomfortable conversation’
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Burnley banner: ‘It is time, perhaps, for an uncomfortable conversation’

BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Tony Livesey, a Burnley fan, explained the anger he felt seeing a 'White Lives Matter Burnley' banner being flown over his team's match against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Monday.Burnley said that the banner "in no way represents" what the club stands for and that they will "work fully with the authorities to identify those responsible and take appropriate action".READ MORE: Burnley 'ashamed and embarrassed' by banner Source link
Athlete A: Questions on Larry Nassar scandal explored in Netflix documentary
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Athlete A: Questions on Larry Nassar scandal explored in Netflix documentary

Maggie Nichols, who came forward initially as 'Athlete A'What did it take to bring down Dr Larry Nassar - the USA Gymnastics team doctor who abused hundreds of young women?Why did the abuse continue for more than two decades?And did USA Gymnastics (USAG) cover it up?These are some of the questions explored in Athlete A, a new documentary out on Netflix this week.BBC Sport spoke to directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, as well as Rachael Denhollander - the first woman to publicly accuse Nassar and a key contributor to the film. Further reading about the Nassar caseWhat's the story?Nassar, a former USAG team doctor, was sentenced to more than 300 years for molesting young gymnasts in 2018.An investigation by the Indianapolis Star, which began in 2016 with help from survivors, police and attor...