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07:31 Thu Sep 18 2014
Time is running out for Lewis Hamilton to catch Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the race for the Formula One title.
07:23 Thu Sep 18 2014
Veteran flanker Schalk Burger is called into the Springboks' squad to cover for the injured Francois Louw.
07:03 Thu Sep 18 2014
Rising star Mitch Marsh is in line to make his Test debut next month when Australia face Pakistan in a two-match series.
06:57 Thu Sep 18 2014
A Major League Baseball umpire has been suspended for one game for grabbing the shirt of a player he was ejecting from a game.
05:42 Thu Sep 18 2014
English Premier League outfit Aston Villa have re-signed manager Paul Lambert to a new four-year deal.
04:42 Thu Sep 18 2014
Atletico Madrid will be without striker Mario Mandzukic for as much as two weeks while he recovers from a broken nose.
04:37 Thu Sep 18 2014
Australia have been knocked out of the Asian Football Confederation under-16 championships, losing their semi-final to North Korea on penalties.
03:56 Thu Sep 18 2014
Adam Scott and his caddie Steve Williams, who previously worked with former world No.1 Tiger Woods, have parted ways.
03:37 Thu Sep 18 2014
Adam Scott and his caddie Steve Williams, who previously worked with former world No.1 Tiger Woods, have parted ways.
03:29 Thu Sep 18 2014
Alejandro Valverde, fresh from finishing third in the Tour of Spain, will be front and centre in Spain's quest for glory at the world cycling championships
03:14 Thu Sep 18 2014
Tour de France champions Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins will lead a twin-assault for Great Britain at the road world championships in Spain.
02:57 Thu Sep 18 2014
A historic vote will take place this week which could decide whether the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews will allow female members.
01:02 Thu Sep 18 2014
Western Sydney have kept FC Seoul scoreless in the first leg of their Asian Champions League semi-final clash in Korea.
00:38 Thu Sep 18 2014
England's Football Association chairman Greg Dyke would like to see video replays for key moments in the game.
00:31 Thu Sep 18 2014
England Rugby has been criticised for the use of the Victoria Cross Emblem on their shirts.
22:10 Wed Sep 17 2014
Schalk Burger, who plays in Japan, comes in for injured flanker Francois Louw in the Springboks' line-up for Tests against Australia and New Zealand.
21:25 Wed Sep 17 2014
Premiership side Tasman have returned to winning ways with a 38-14 win over Southland in a cross-over NPC rugby match in Invercargill.
20:21 Wed Sep 17 2014
The NRL has not lifted Shane Flanagan's ban over the supplement scandal, saying he still has work to do to fulfil the suspension's conditions.
20:04 Wed Sep 17 2014
Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson is battling a rib injury ahead of next month's series against Pakistan.
19:03 Wed Sep 17 2014
Anthony Griffin is the early front-runner for the Wests Tigers coaching role after the exit of Mick Potter on Wednesday.
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