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Diamond praise for Cipriani
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond paid tribute to Danny Cipriani after the fly-half helped inspire a hard-fought 18-11 win over Exeter.
Taylor and Wright ease through
Phil Taylor breezed into the second round of the PDC World Darts Championship with a 3-0 win over Jyhan Artut at Alexandra Palace.
Stade too strong for Grenoble
Stade Francais took over the leadership of the French Top 14 on Friday with a five-try 43-30 victory at Grenoble, who surrendered their unbeaten home record.
KP keen to play under Morgan
Kevin Pietersen has paid tribute to England's prospective one-day captain Eoin Morgan and revealed he hopes to play under him one day.
Kirchner seals win for Leinster
Zane Kirchner's opportunist 78th-minute try sealed a deserved 21-11 Guinness PRO12 victory for Leinster over Irish rivals Connacht on a cold, windy night at the RDS.
Edinburgh sail past Treviso
Edinburgh sailed to a 48-0 bonus-point victory over Treviso at Murrayfield to record their third successive win.
Navidi the star in Blues win
Josh Navidi helped Cardiff Blues draw first blood in the festive Welsh derby season after a 21-9 defeat of rivals Scarlets.
Lens allay relegation fears
Lens escaped from the Ligue 1 relegation zone by pulling off a 2-0 home victory over Nice at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Cuesta stars in Almeria win
Stand-in goalkeeper Julian Cuesta was the hero as Almeria tasted victory in the Primera Division for the first time since September.
Cipriani inspires Sale victory
Danny Cipriani created one try and scored another as Sale ruined Exeter's hopes of climbing to the top of the Aviva Premiership with an 18-11 win on a wet and windy Friday evening.
Late drama in Cambridge draw
Michael Nelson's 89th-minute header denied Tranmere a third win in seven days as they were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Cambridge.
Bolton sneak win over Millwall
Darren Pratley fired Bolton to a rare away win as Neil Lennon's side won 1-0 at Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship.
Pettybourne leaves Wigan
Wigan have allowed Eddy Pettybourne to leave the club to return home to Australia halfway through a two-year contract.
Southend held to stalemate
Southend United and Burton Albion could not be separated at Roots Hall tonight as an uneventful encounter ended 0-0.
Carter clear of cancer again
Two-time World Championship runner-up Ali Carter has been given the all clear from cancer for the second time in two years.
Robben secures last minute win
Bayern Munich suffered their biggest scare of the Bundesliga season so far, but nevertheless managed to extend their unbeaten record with a come from behind 2-1 win at Mainz.
Green: Home form key for QPR
Robert Green believes QPR’s home form over the Christmas period will be vital to their chances in the fight to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Shea leaves Stoke for Orlando
Brek Shea has left Stoke and returned to the United States to join Major League Soccer side Orlando City.
Poyet wants Tyne-Wear win
Gus Poyet believes a win for Sunderland over Newcastle on Sunday would be the “perfect” way to being turning around his side’s season.
Henry seals NZ series win
Matt Henry took 5-30 as New Zealand beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the fifth and final ODI of their series in Abu Dhabi.
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