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Kyle Edmund joins an elite club of British players

Kyle Edmund’s impressive run at the Australian Open has seen him become just the sixth British man to reach a singles semi-final of a grand slam in the open era.

Douglas Costa

Juve turn up heat on Napoli as Costa strike sees off stubborn Genoa

Douglas Costa scored the only goal as Juventus closed to within a point of Serie A leaders Napoli following a workmanlike 1-0 victory over Genoa.

Ben Stokes will not be back until after a court date on February 13 (Mike Egerton/PA)

Stokes confirms delay to England return

Ben Stokes has revealed he will not make his England return until after his first court appearance on February 13.

Tennys Sandgren's tennis achievements have been somewhat overshadowed by his political views

Tennys Sandgren deletes tweets after scrutiny of political views

Tennys Sandgren has deleted 18 months’ worth of tweets after his political views came under scrutiny at the Australian Open.

Elise Mertens raced through to her first grand slam semi-final

Elise Mertens secures surprise semi-final berth

Belgium’s Elise Mertens stunned fourth seed Elina Svitolina to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Virgil van Dijk

Swansea v Liverpool – story of the match

Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk’s Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare.

Alfie Mawson

Swansea shock Liverpool as Alfie Mawson upstages Virgil van Dijk

Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk’s Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare.

A screen for reviewing decisions at pitchside (Gareth Fuller, PA)

Football’s law-makers reveal positive results from global video-replay trials

Video replays look set to be used at the World Cup this summer after the game’s law-makers described the results from two years’ of trials as “very encouraging”.

Sam Underhill

Sam Underhill examining his tackle technique ahead of Six Nations opener

Sam Underhill has modified his tackle technique as he hopes his new brain-over-brawn approach will help extend his career.

Swansea City v Liverpool ? Premier League ? Liberty Stadium

Klopp sorry for confronting Swansea fan as Liverpool suffer upset

Jurgen Klopp expressed regret after reacting angrily to a Swansea supporter during Liverpool’s shock 1-0 defeat at the Liberty Stadium.

Kyle Edmund is in the last four

Kyle Edmund: In pictures

Kyle Edmund has reached his first grand slam semi-final at the Australian Open.

Kyle Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open

Kyle Edmund beats Grigor Dimitrov to continue Australian Open run

Kyle Edmund continued his remarkable run at the Australian Open by beating third seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach his first grand slam semi-final.

Gordon Strachan would prefer his Scotland successor to be Scottish (Jane Barlow/PA)

Gordon Strachan calls on Scotland to appoint Scotsman

Gordon Strachan would prefer a Scotsman to succeed him as Scotland manager.

Gordon Strachan not surprised that Michael O'Neill's rejected chance to become his Scotland successor (Adam Davy/PA)

Michael O’Neill rejecting Scotland job not a shock, says Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan was not surprised Michael O’Neill turned down the chance to become Scotland boss to stay with Northern Ireland.


Three USA Gymnastics chiefs resign in wake of sexual abuse scandal

Three members of the USA Gymnastics board of directors have resigned in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal within the organisation.

Kevin De Bruyne has been key to Manchester City's success this year (Martin Rickett/PA Images)

Kevin De Bruyne targets silverware after signing new Manchester City deal

Kevin De Bruyne wants to win multiple trophies with Manchester City this season after signing a new five-year deal with the Premier League leaders.

Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United has gone through (John Walton/PA Images)

Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move

Alexis Sanchez has completed his move to Manchester United from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading the other way in one of the most high-profile swap moves of all time.

Jimmy Armfield

Jimmy Armfield’s ghostwriter recalls a ‘wonderful’ man who ‘enjoyed it all’

Jimmy Armfield was a “wonderful man” who never lost his love for Blackpool Football Club but disliked talking about his own achievements, remembers his ghostwriter Andrew Collomosse.

Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan Transfer File Photos

Transfer round-up: Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap clubs

The deal of the window so far was finally announced at 6pm as Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan traded places.

Jimmy Armfield has died

Eddie Gray: Jimmy Armfield should have been a European Cup winner

Leeds great Eddie Gray has paid tribute to Jimmy Armfield and claimed the club’s former manager deserved to win the European Cup.

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