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Wayne Rooney now stands among the Manchester United greats - Michael Carrick

Michael Carrick has hailed Wayne Rooney's "sensational achievement" in becoming Manchester United's all-time highest scorer and has no doubt the captain can be held in the same high esteem as Sir Bobby Charlton, Denis Law and George Best.

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England post target of 322 in third ODI against India

England set India 322 to win as they looked to avert a series whitewash in the third one-day international at Eden Gardens.

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Southampton win heaps more misery on champions Leicester

James Ward-Prowse, Jay Rodriguez and Dusan Tadic condemned Leicester to their 11th Premier League defeat of the season as Southampton triumphed 3-0 at St Mary's.

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Jordan Henderson confident Liverpool can bounce back from Swansea defeat

Liverpool face a pivotal few days in their season with captain Jordan Henderson insisting nothing should be read into one bad result.

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Diego Costa returns for Chelsea against Hull

Striker Diego Costa was restored to the Chelsea starting line-up at the first opportunity when the Premier League leaders met Hull at Stamford Bridge.

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Andy Murray philosophical after Australian Open upset

Andy Murray offered no excuses after losing to world number 50 Mischa Zverev and crashing out of the Australian Open.

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No fairytale ending for Dan Evans at Australian Open

Britain's Dan Evans has made up with Kevin Pietersen but gone down at the Australian Open after losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round.

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Top seed and defending champion Angelique Kerber crashes out in Melbourne

Defending champion Angelique Kerber bowed out in the Australian Open fourth round after being blown away by American Coco Vandeweghe.

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Roger Federer warns rivals he is ready to go the distance at Australian Open

Roger Federer warned his rivals he feels fit and ready to go the distance after beating Kei Nishikori in five sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

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Dave Ryding claims World Cup slalom silver in Austria

Dave Ryding claimed Britain's first World Cup alpine medal since 1981 with silver in the men's slalom at Kitzbuhel on Sunday.

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England's Tommy Fleetwood hails Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship comeback win

England's Tommy Fleetwood has a Masters debut in his sights after a brilliant burst of scoring helped secure his second European Tour title in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Johnny Sexton hoping to prove fitness ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener

Johnny Sexton should be named in Ireland's RBS 6 Nations squad despite facing a race against time to be fit for the tournament opener against Scotland.

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David Warner steers Australia to ODI series win over Pakistan

David Warner struck another century as Australia beat Pakistan by 86 runs in the fourth one-day international in Sydney to wrap up victory in the series.

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Coach Wim Fissette believes Johanna Konta can win a grand slam

Johanna Konta's new coach is convinced she can win a grand slam and is happy to shout to make her believe it.

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Joe Perry pulls off comeback against Barry Hawkins to reach Masters final

Joe Perry produced a spirited comeback to beat Barry Hawkins 6-5 and reach the final of the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace.

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Clement hopes he can hang on to Llorente for Swansea survival battle

Swansea manger Paul Clement is determined to hang on to striker Fernando Llorente as he believes he is crucial to their survival battle.

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Adam Hadwin shoots 59 on PGA Tour to lead CareerBuilder Challenge

Adam Hadwin became only the eighth player to break 60 on the PGA Tour as a stunning 59 gave the Canadian a one-shot lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge in California.

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Konta hails support of family and coaches after booking fourth round spot

Britain's Johanna Konta has attributed her remarkable rise to her family and coaches rather than the Lawn Tennis Association.

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Freezing weather in the south forces postponement of several sporting events

The freezing weather in the south of England has already claimed a number of Saturday's scheduled sporting events.

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Jason Roy calls on England to make their mark on India

When England step out at Eden Gardens on Sunday the stakes will be considerably lower than their last visit to Kolkata's vast colosseum but batsman Jason Roy believes there is still plenty to play for.

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