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Barcelona 'fully support' Messi after fraud sentence

La Liga club Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail.

Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona …

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F1 teams asked to revise cars after Monger crash

Formula One teams have been told to change the rear jack points on their cars for safety reasons after a recent Formula Four accident that cost British teenager Billy Monger his legs.

International Automobile Federation (FIA) safety director Laurent Mekies wrote to the teams ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix …

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Hamilton faster than ever in first Monaco practice

Lewis Hamilton lapped faster than ever at Monaco as the Mercedes driver and Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel set the pace in first practice for Formula One's showcase race on Thursday.

The triple world champion, who can equal the 65 career pole positions of boyhood idol Ayrton Senna in Saturday's …

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Sailing: High winds threaten delay to America's Cup racing

Near gale force winds could delay the start of the America's Cup in Bermuda, with gusts above the limits allowed by its rules forecast for Friday afternoon when racing between some of the world's top sailors is due to begin.

"If the prudent decision is to postpone the start of …

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Tennis: ATP Tour Finals to stay in London until 2020

The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals will remain in London until 2020, the men's governing body confirmed on Thursday.

Since moving to London's cavernous O2 Arena, formerly known as the Millennium Dome, in 2009, the event -featuring the world's top eight singles players and top eight doubles pairs - has been …

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ICC Committee Recommends Red Cards📕 & Test Championship🏆

The Decision Review System is set to be introduced for all Twenty20 internationals, while teams will not lose a review when an LBW referral comes back as ‘umpire’s call’ under a host of changes recommended by the ICC's Cricket Committee.

The recommendations primarily suggested greater context to Test cricket …

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Siegemund out of French Open, Del Potro doubtful

Stuttgart Open champion Laura Siegemund has sustained a right knee injury and will miss next week's French Open, Germany's Fed Cup captain has said.

Siegemund was injured during her second round match against Barbora Krejcikova at the Nuremberg Cup and her Fed Cup captain Barbara Rittner told reporters she would …

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OFFICIAL: Monaco snap up Man Utd target Tielemans

Monaco have completed the signing of Youri Tielemans from Anderlecht for a transfer fee believed to be in the region of €23million.

The 20-year-old midfielder is regarded as one of the biggest talents around in his age category and had also been linked with clubs such as Manchester United, Inter …

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