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Victory in US for Tommy Fleetwood ‘only a matter of time’, says Rory McIlroy

• Englishman shot first-round 65 in Players Championship• ‘He is one of the best players in the world’It was hardly a shock to hear Rory McIlroy endorse...

Ronaldo’s defining display shows ‘fino alla fine’ spirit is alive at Juventus

The striker’s best performance for Juve in the Champions League embodied the club’s ‘until the end’ mottoThe Juventus motto is “fino alla fine” – in other words,...

Bryony Frost makes history with Frodon in Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham

• Ryanair Chase winner Frodon and rider get huge reception • Front-runner looked beaten before rallying to win after lastBryony Frost became the first female jockey to win...

Jump Girls shows female jockeys blazing an often perilous trail

New documentary highlights women who have made their name in the often cut-throat, brutal and downright dangerous sport of horse racingAs Rachael Blackmore was...

Gambling Commission ‘content’ with way BetBright voided ante-post bets

• Punter plans to sue over potential payout of £30k• Backer had outstanding football bets with firmA punter whose ante-post bets with a potential payout of...

Four English clubs in the Champions League last eight. What took so long?

Celebrate by all means but ask also why Premier League sides have underperformed for a decade and remember it means little without the trophyUnfurl the...

Joe Cokanasiga dropped for England’s Six Nations match with Scotland

Eddie Jones omits wing despite stellar display against Italy • Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, Ben Moon and Mark Wilson returnJoe Cokanasiga is a shock omission from the...

Wales unchanged for crucial Six Nations finale against Ireland

• Warren Gatland opts for continuity as Wales chase grand slam• ‘There is bound to be a bit of emotion on Saturday’Wales have named an unchanged team...

Brisbane cricket club’s declaration with 14 runs on board deemed against spirit of game

Norths sanctioned after declaring first innings at 14-1Club was trying to manipulate final league standingsA dubious declaration in the final round of the Queensland Premier Cricketfirst...

Tennis’s attention should be on Andreescu’s exploits, not boardroom coups

There have been some remarkable results at Indian Wells – not least Bianca Andreescu’s continuing meteoric rise – but upsets in the boardroom are less edifying

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