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The Week in Quotes

    The Week in Quotes

    This week we feature a club veteran expressing his joy in a creative fashion after defeating a rival, Eric Lichaj revealing the motivation behind him going after a hat-trick, Philippe Coutinho writing a heartfelt farewell message to the Liverpool faithful and much more.

    Cristiano's top three World Cup moments

      Cristiano's top three World Cup moments

      Portugal's captain and all-time record scorer, Cristiano Ronaldo has succeeded in making his mark in each of the three FIFA World Cups in which he has taken part. FIFA.com looks back on his best moment from each.

      Move Cook to No3 and look beyond Branderson: how England can regain Ashes | Rob Smyth

        Move Cook to No3 and look beyond Branderson: how England can regain Ashes | Rob Smyth

        A new challenge could revitalise Alastair Cook, wildcards in squads can help find the X-factor and the exits of Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad must be staggered

        The search for Alastair Cook’s opening partner has overshadowed an even greater need to fill the most important batting position of all. James Vince, for all his seductive talent, is the

        Anthony Joshua to fight Joseph Parker in March in heavyweight unification bout

          Anthony Joshua to fight Joseph Parker in March in heavyweight unification bout
          • Fight set for 31 March at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium
          • Parker tells British boxer to prepare for ‘huge shock’

          The unbeaten WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker has promised Anthony Joshua he is in for a huge shock when the pair meet at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 31 March. The fight, which was agreed on Sunday after months of wrangling b

          Jason Roy blasts England’s highest ODI score in five-wicket win over Australia

            Jason Roy blasts England’s highest ODI score in five-wicket win over Australia • First ODI: Australia 304-8 (50 overs); England 308-5 (48.5)
            • Roy hits 180 and Root makes 91* in five-wicket win

            The Ashes may be gone but England kicked off the one-day internationals with a thumping five-wicket win in the first of a five-game series. For that they have Jason Roy to thank. Chasing 305 for victory, Roy pillaged 180, carving 16

            Dakar Rally 2018: Stages one to seven – in pictures

              All the best images from the first half of this year’s Dakar Rally, the 40th edition of the event, as it winds its way over 5,5000 miles through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. The event is one of the most photogenic in world sport, as drivers tackle a testing array of terrains

              Click here to check out images of the rally from yesteryear

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              MPs to tackle bookmakers over case for new ‘minimum bet’ rule in horse racing

                Philip Davies • Seminar follows punters’ complaints about being refused larger bets online
                • ‘We’ve come up against indifference, even hostility, from bookmakers’

                The campaign for a fairer deal for punters from bookmakers will take a significant step forward later this month, when the case for a “minimum bet” rule to prevent some backers being restricted to bet

                Billy Vunipola set to miss England’s Six Nations campaign after arm break

                  Billy Vunipola set to miss England’s Six Nations campaign after arm break • England No 8 fractured forearm playing for Saracens v Ospreys
                  • James Haskell faces suspension after Jamie Roberts tackle

                  England have been dealt a hammer blow before the defence of their Six Nations title after it was confirmed that Billy Vunipola has sustained a fractured forearm in yet another injury setback for the No 8.

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                  France’s Mathieu Bastareaud could miss Six Nations after citing for slur allegation

                    Mathieu Bastareaud in action during Toulon’s 36-0 defeat of Benetton on Sunday

                    • TV footage appeared to show Toulon captain uttering homophobic slur
                    • Lengthy ban possible after incident during match against Benetton

                    The Toulon captain, Mathieu Bastareaud, could face a lengthy suspension after he was cited for alleged verbal abuse following television footage which appeared to show him uttering a homophobic slur at an opponent

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