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From Montevideo to Moscow

    From Montevideo to Moscow

    Take a look back at some of the many highlights from the past 88 years of FIFA World Cup™ draws

    Urawa earn valuable away draw

      Urawa earn valuable away draw Al Hilal and Urawa Red Diamonds played to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of this year’s AFC Champions League final, despite the Saudi Arabian club dominating Saturday’s contest in Riyadh.

      Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe

        Women's World Cup race resumes in Europe While all 32 berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ have now been filled, qualification for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ has only recently begun. takes a look at some of the early movers in Europe and some upcoming fixtures to look forward to.

        Debutant Craig Overton can help England end the Gabba agony | Vic Marks

          Debutant Craig Overton can help England end the Gabba agony | Vic Marks

          England Ashes debutants are rare at Brisbane but they have tended to prosper and Joe Root’s side will be lifted by Australia’s unusually cagey selections

          To say that Brisbane has not been a happy hunting ground for England cricketers is an understatement on a par with “Jacob Rees-Mogg would quite like to leave the EU”. England have not won there s

          Darren Lehmann calls for unity while Jonny Bairstow backs ‘motivated’ England

            • Australia’s coach responds to criticism of squad
            • Bairstow says England are still in the dark over Ben Stokes

            The phoney war is close to concluding and thankfully the Ashes are almost here, with both squads in Brisbane. England are weary after a tough day in the field at Townsville on Saturday, being bullied by cricketers they knew little of a

            British man, 60, dies while taking part in round-the-world yacht race

              The yacht Great Britain, on which Simon Speirs was a crew member

              Simon Speirs, from Bristol, was buried at sea after falling into Southern Ocean during Clipper race in gale force winds

              A 60-year-old former solicitor from Bristol has been buried at sea after being swept overboard in the Southern Ocean during the Clipper round-the-world yacht race.

              Simon Speirs was a crew member on the yacht Great Britain, which

              Rugby union: talking points from the second round of autumn internationals | Paul Rees

                England still not the finished article while TMO controversy continues; gap between New Zealand and rest is closing, and the second tier show improvement

                England will finish the year on a winning note unless Samoa, vanquished by Romania in Bucharest on Saturday, produce the result of the decade. Unbeaten in their first year under Eddie Jones, they

                Grigor Dimitrov edges out David Goffin in thriller to win World Tour Finals title

                  • Bulgarian up to world No3 after biggest win of career
                  • Finalists overcome early nerves to deliver epic match

                  Against the expectations of the doubters two free-hitting, first-time finalists, each trusting his skills to breaking point, gave a remarkable season the denouement it deserved on a cold midwinter’s evening by the Thames. Grigor Dimitrov w

                  ‘Gutted’ Gregor Townsend takes heart from classy Scotland display

                    • Scotland denied late victory as New Zealand win 22-17
                    • Finn Russell to leave Glasgow for ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

                    Was it a one-off opportunity missed or the shape of things to come? Among the questions swirling in the Murrayfield air on Saturday evening, amid more than a few exclamations of excitement and agony, this was one of the more

                    Eddie Jones challenges England to win historic hat-trick of Six Nations titles

                      • Head coach calls on side to make it a ‘three-peat’ of victories in spring
                      • Dylan Hartley poised to stay on as captain after glowing assessment

                      Eddie Jones has challenged his England side to make further history by clinching a record third consecutive Six Nations title next year and has given his strongest indication yet that Dylan Hartley is set

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