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Sweden’s Johan Carlsson leads the European PGA Championship at Wentworth after shooting a first round 66, six-under par in the first round on Thursday.Carlsson holds a one shot advantage over Italy’s Francesco Molinari, Scotland’s Scott Jamieson and Ki…

Moeen Ali insisted no one in the England camp was getting carried away after they underlined their Champions Trophy credentials with a comprehensive 72-run one-day international win over South Africa at Headingley.Wednesday’s success saw England go 1-0…

India captain Virat Kohli admitted Thursday that he needs to prove his superstar status to English crowds at the Champions Trophy after his powers deserted him on his last visit to the country.Kohli has a staggering average of over 90 in one-day cricke…

Britain’s Kell Brook said Thursday he hopes to fulfil his uncle’s prophecy in his IBF welterweight world title defence in Sheffield, England this weekend against American Errol Spence Junior.The 31-year-old — who has had to lose weight for the bout af…

Jenson Button made a promising, if not perfect, return to Formula One on Thursday when he wound up 12th at the end of Thursday practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.Taking over two-time champion Fernando Alonso?s McLaren Honda for the weekend, while the S…

An upbeat Daniel Ricciardo was hopeful he could enjoy another chance to grab pole position and win the Monaco Grand Prix after a strong practice showing on Thursday.The Australian Red Rull driver said he felt his team were in the mix at the front of th…

Spanish international winger Jesus Navas and experienced French defender Gael Clichy on Thursday became the latest players to be released by Manchester City in the promised close season clearout.The duo join veteran Argentinian full-back Pablo Zabaleta…

All-time top-scorer Wayne Rooney was Thursday left out of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly against France.The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United and was similarly omitted fr…

India’s cricket board Thursday invited applications for a new head coach, as Anil Kumble’s contract draws rapidly to a close.The former Test captain was appointed coach in June 2016 for a year but will automatically be considered for a renewed term.The…