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Neymar reveals wheelchair fear
An emotional Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his World Cup on Thursday and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair.
Mascherano: No pain no gain
Javier Mascherano suffered a painful and highly embarrassing injury to keep Argentina's World Cup dreams alive.
Webster credits players
Coach James Webster refused to take the credit after his Wakefield side maintained their unbeaten run under him to boost their First Utility Super League playoff hopes.
Floyd confirms Maidana rematch
Floyd Mayweather has confirmed a rematch with Marcos Maidana will take place in Las Vegas on September 13.
Knaak at double for Arsenal
Turid Knaak’s double helped Arsenal to within touching distance of a FA WSL Continental Cup semi-final place after a comprehensive 7-0 victory over London Bees.
Groth dumps out Mahut
Unseeded Australian Samuel Groth upset defending champion Nicolas Mahut at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday to advance to his maiden ATP World Tour semi-final.
New twist in WC ticket case
Ray Whelan, the British man arrested by Brazilian police as part of an investigation into allegations of illegal ticket sales at the World Cup, has gone on the run.
Wildcats edge past Vikings
Wakefield ground out a 12-10 win over Widnes as they extended their remarkable unbeaten run under new coach James Webster to five matches and moved to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings in the First Utility Super League.
Halep rolls on in Romania
Simona Halep continued her progress in the Bucharest Open with a convincing second-round success on Thursday.
Easy win for Errani
Italian second seed Sara Errani needed just 81 minutes to book her place in the quarter-finals of the Nurnberger Gastein ladies in Bad Gastein on Thursday.
Ferrer sails into last eight
Top seed David Ferrer made short work of Romanian Victor Hanescu as he sailed into the quarter-finals of the Swedish Open in Bastad on Thursday.
Europa round-up: Derry cruise
Rory Patterson netted a hat-trick as Derry City won 5-0 at Aberystwyth Town to wrap up an emphatic 9-0 aggregate victory and seal their place in the second qualifying round of the Europa League.
Uehara leads at Birkdale
Japan's Ayako Uehara mastered the windy conditions at Royal Birkdale to lead after the opening round of the Ricoh Women's British Open on Thursday.
Reilly defends Brophy tackle
Meath captain Kevin Reilly has expressed his surprise at the negative reaction to his tackle on Kildare’s Paddy Brophy during last month’s Leinster semi-final.
Flying start for McIlroy
Not for the first time this season, Rory McIlroy started a tournament in brilliant fashion with a course-record 64 in the opening round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
Arsenal confirm Sanchez signing
Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona.
Rooney hat-trick for Aberdeen
Adam Rooney scored a hat-trick as Aberdeen safely booked their passage into the second round of the Europa League qualifiers with a 3-0 win over Daugava Riga in Lithuania.
Mickelson happy with start
Open champion Phil Mickelson was satisfied with a typically entertaining opening round in the defence of his Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open title on Thursday.
Broad frustrated by pitch
Fast bowler Stuart Broad admitted to feeling frustrated as England battled a slow pitch and a defiant final-wicket stand at Trent Bridge on the second day of the first Test against India.
Div One: Durham deny Yorks
Division One champions Durham survived a few nervy moments on the final day at Headingley to bat out a draw with current LV= County Championship leaders Yorkshire.
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