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Westwood claims historic Abu Dhabi win

Sunday  15:40,   19 january 2020

Lee Westwood became the first player to win European Tour events in four different decades with a two-stroke victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The 46-year-old birdied the last to close out a five-under 67 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club and... >>>

Ulster get job done against Bath to secure quarter-final berth in Europe

Sunday  14:25,   19 january 2020

ULSTER 22 BATH... >>>

Exeter 33-14 La Rochelle: Sam Simmonds boosts chances of return to England squad for Six Nations as hosts book home Champions Cup quarter-final

Sunday  14:10,   19 january 2020

ADAM HATHAWAY AT SANDY PARK: Sam Simmonds boosted his chances of a relaunch in national colours with two tries as Exeter booked a home Champions Cup quarter-final. The No.8 missed most of last season with a knee ligament injury after winning seven... >>>

McGregor v Mayweather II: That rematch will happen at some stage, vows Conor

Sunday  13:55,   19 january 2020

After making a triumphant return to UFC, Conor McGregor is adamant a rematch against Floyd Mayweather Jr will take place.McGregor marked his UFC comeback with a stunning first-round TKO of Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in Las... >>>

Partick 1-2 Celtic: On-target Leigh Griffiths tells critics to get off his back

Sunday  13:40,   19 january 2020

There was nothing unusual about watching Celtic successfully negotiate a cup tie last night. The stubborn resistance of Partick Thistle at Firhill was insufficient to prevent the holders moving into the Scottish Cup last 16 courtesy of a record 32nd >>>

McGregor makes devastating UFC return with stunning first-round TKO

Sunday  08:10,   19 january 2020

Irish star Conor McGregor wasted little time against Donald Cerrone on Saturday.McGregor – fighting for the first time in 15 months – was relentless in the octagon, dropping Cerrone inside the opening round in Las Vegas... >>>

'Root has youthful England on right track'

Sunday  04:30,   19 january 2020

Nasser Hussain talks Joe Root's captaincy, Dom Bess' maiden Test five-for and South Africa's Test strugglesYesterday, I thought Root made an error up front, going with Sam Curran at one end. But he was quick to react; no captain makes... >>>

Pep: Wrong decision cost City

Sunday  03:30,   19 january 2020

Pep Guardiola rued a 'wrong decision' in defence as Manchester City dropped points in a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace. After falling behind in the first half, City looked to have turned the game around with two goals in the final 10 minutes... >>>

Ronan O'Flaherty: 'He's still UFC's biggest draw but if McGregor loses, the obituary writers will be out in force'

Saturday  23:55,   18 january 2020

It's a familiar scene. Conor McGregor brushes off the best his opponent has to offer before steadying himself, taking a deep breath and flashing his gum shield in the direction of a disbelieving foe. On this particular occasion, Chad Mendes... >>>

Newcastle United 1-0 Chelsea: Toothless Blues downed by Hayden late show

Saturday  22:05,   18 january 2020

Isaac Hayden scored in the final minute of stoppage time to earn Newcastle United a smash-and-grab victory over wasteful Chelsea.Heading into Saturday's fixture on the back of a 3-0 demolition of Burnley, Chelsea had almost 70 per cent of the... >>>

Parra guides Clermont to victory

Saturday  21:20,   18 january 2020

Morgan Parra kicked 16 points as Harlequins suffered a 26-19 Champions Cup defeat at the hands of Clermont at the Stoop. The scrum-half led his side from the off to help Clermont rubber-stamp their place at the summit of Pool Three with the... >>>

Calvert-Lewin earns Everton point at West Ham

Saturday  20:10,   18 january 2020

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's instinctive finish ensured a depleted Everton earned a 1-1 draw against West Ham at the London Stadium. Issa Diop headed the hosts in front five minutes before the break on his return to the side, but Calvert-Lewin... >>>

Arsenal 1-1 Sheffield United: Fleck equaliser stuns Arteta's men

Saturday  19:45,   18 january 2020

Arsenal led Sheffield United by a Gabriel Martinelli goal with seven minutes left but John Fleck equalised in a 1-1 draw.The Blades arrived in North London having lost their two previous Premier League away games but restricted Arsenal's chances... >>>

Saints wait on quarter-final spot after win

Saturday  18:35,   18 january 2020

Northampton face a nervous wait to see if they have done enough to reach the Champions Cup quarter-finals after a 36-24 win in Lyon.Tries from Mikey Haywood, Teimana Harrison, Cobus Reinach, George Furbank and James Fish sealed a bonus-point win for >>>

Barty ends wait for home title in Adelaide

Saturday  17:50,   18 january 2020

World number one Ash Barty heads to the Australian Open having ended her wait for a title in her home country.The world number one will start her campaign to add her home grand slam to the French Open title she won in 2019 next week, and will do so... >>>