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Kiwi beats Burgess to award
Rugby union convert Sam Burgess has lost out to New Zealand scrum-half Shaun Johnson for the 2014 Rugby League World Golden Boot award.
Recovery setback for Rodriguez
Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez has suffered a setback in his rehabilitation from a long-term knee injury.
McGuire relishing Leeds opener
Danny McGuire says he is looking forward to playing alongside Liam Sutcliffe as well as leading Leeds Rhinos in the traditional Boxing Day fixture as preparations for the new Super League season gear up.
Brown upsets three-time champ Part
Keegan Brown knocked out three-time world champion John Part in the first round of the PDC World Championship at Alexandra Palace on Thursday.
Boxy's review of the year
Sky Sports Golf commentator Richard Boxall reveals his best moments on the European Tour in 2014 and picks out his players to watch next year.
Noah sorry for Davis outburst
Yannick Noah has apologised for criticising the France team after last month’s defeat in the Davis Cup final.
FIFA yet to discuss Garcia
FIFA’s top officials have yet to discuss the potential full publication of Michael Garcia’s corruption investigation, following the first day of an Executive Committee meeting in Morocco.
Gallagher: Crolla so lucky
Joe Gallagher admits that Anthony Crolla is lucky to be alive.
Tranmere v Cambridge Utd preview
Team news for Friday's League Two clash between Tranmere Rovers and Cambridge United and Prenton Park.
Adcocks lose again in Dubai
Chris and Gabby Adcock are facing early elimination from the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals after suffering a second group stage defeat.
Two-match ban for United's Paton
Dundee United’s Paul Paton and Queen of the South's Andy Dowie have been banned for two games by the Scottish Football Association.
Balotelli banned for one game
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been handed a one-match ban by the Football Association following his controversial post on social media.
Eagles @ Redskins
The Philadelphia Eagles cannot afford a further slip-up against Washington Redskins if they are to keep their play-off hopes alive.
Simonsig will miss King George
Nicky Henderson has finally admitted defeat in attempting to get Simonsig to the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Bracewell to leave Gloucs
Gloucestershire and director of cricket John Bracewell have agreed to go their separate ways at the end of next month.
Jones suffers setback
Doncaster captain Rob Jones' injury absence has been prolonged after the defender suffered a setback in training.
Thommo: Pace and pressure key
Phil Thompson believes Liverpool must play a high-pressured and fast-paced game on Super Sunday if they want to cause the Arsenal defence the same problems they did last season.
Bojan on track to face Chelsea
Stoke City forward Bojan Krkic looks set to be fit for Monday night's Premier League game against Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium.
Spurs trio admit pitch 'stunt'
The three men who invaded the White Hart Lane pitch last month have admitted the event was a stunt and been banned from attending any matches until 2018.
Irvine: Berahino ready to fire again
West Brom head coach Alan Irvine is expecting Saido Berahino to return to form after resting the striker for the last two games.
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