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Alexey Lutsenko’s victory was his first Grand Tour stage success Britain’s Chris Froome extended his Vuelta a Espana lead behind Alexey Lutsenko’s breakaway stage-five win. Froome, aiming to become the third man to win a Vuelta crown in the same year as Tour de France success, attacked on the final climb and now has a …

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Lucy Bronze helped Manchester City win their first Women’s FA Cup in May England right-back Lucy Bronze says she left Manchester City for Lyon to improve her technical skills and try to win the Women’s Champions League. Bronze, 25, signed a three-year deal with the French champions on 18 August. “Any player in Europe, female …

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Michael Schumacher claimed the first of his 91 grand prix wins at Spa in 1992 Michael Schumacher’s son will mark the 25th anniversary of his father’s first Formula 1 win by driving at Spa before Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Mick Schumacher, 18, will drive demonstration laps in a 1994 Benetton car, a family spokeswoman said. …

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Ulysses defeated Aidan O’Brien’s Churchill in the final furlong Champion jockey Jim Crowley rode Ulysses to victory in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York. The 4-1 shot claimed his second Group One win of the season as veteran trainer Sir Michael Stoute earned a record sixth win in the race. Having finished second in the …

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Watch all of Wayne Rooney’s tournament goals for England as he announces his international retirement.

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‘Fans want a highlights reel, players just want a trophy’ – Tomkins on Saturday’s final 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final – Hull FC v Wigan Warriors, Wembley Stadium (15:00 BST) Watch live on BBC One, Connected TV & Online, Listen to BBC local radio coverage and follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website …

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AB de Villiers has played 222 ODIs since his debut in 2005 AB de Villiers has stepped down as South Africa’s one-day captain but is making himself available for international selection in all three formats. The 33-year-old, who was captain for six years, says it is “time for someone else to take the ODI side …

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GB duo show off their badminton trick shots World Badminton Championships on the BBC Date: 21-27 August Venue: Emirates Arena, Glasgow Coverage: Watch live play of courts one and two on Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Olympic bronze medallists Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis made a winning start to their World …

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Denny Solomona scored a late try on his debut to help England beat Argentina 38-34 in June Sale winger Denny Solomona says he is determined to win back his England place after being sent home early from a pre-season training camp. The 23-year-old was disciplined along with Leicester’s Manu Tuilagi because of “team culture issues” …

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Hatti Archer (competing under her maiden name of Dean) originally finished fourth in the 3000m steeplechase in Barcelona British steeplechaser Hatti Archer says she feels “cheated” after being upgraded to a silver medal for the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona. Archer, who competed as Hatti Dean, came fourth but was promoted to bronze in 2015 …

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