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Dibben wins stage, Bennett into Tour of California lead

English cyclist Jon Dibben won the sixth stage of the Tour of California, and New Zealand's George Bennett took the overall lead with one stage to go        
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On Monday in Las Vegas, moments before the solar eclipse, rain began falling heavily on the Strip, unusual to say the least for the middle of August or indeed the middle of the desert.
Jurgen Klopp insists the transfer saga surrounding Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho has not damaged their relationship and the Barcelona target will be welcomed back with open arms once he is over
Brendan Rodgers admits he endured another night of Champions League qualification worry after Celtic progressed into the group stage despite a 4-3 defeat in Astana.
Let’s start with a positive. Ireland scored four tries for the first time in the competition, but unfortunately once again failed to gain any traction in a tournament which has unravelled at an
Ballymartle 0-16 Bishopstown 0-11 Cork SHC
While stating he thinks it’s “logical” to hold off on negotiations with Martin O’Neill until the road to Russia has run its course, John Delaney has declined to specify whether
Seeing as it was often described as the duel of the two basketballers, as good a place as any to start on the Aidan O’Shea-Kieran Donaghy matchup is with a line from a hoops documentary tha
Donnacha Ryan will join Ronan O’Gara as part of Racing 92’s contingent bidding to conquer fortress Thomond Park in Munster’s first home European fixture of the season, which was anno
Rassie Erasmus has broken his silence on the decision to quit Munster and return to South Africa, but when exactly that will be and who replaces him remain up in the air as the new season approaches.
Zaur Antia claims he has not set a minimum medals tally for Team Ireland at the World Championships, insisting the squad will maintain their “one-fight-at-a-time” approach to the competiti
His appreciation for combat sports, for instance, was kindled by a dalliance with boxing while growing up in Ballymun. It was when Owen Roddy, Conor McGregor’s pad man, rented some gym space off
Tyrone are preparing themselves for every scenario in Croke Park this Sunday, according to defender Aidan McCrory.
Waterford hurling manager Derek McGrath cited Kerry’s defensive structure in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Mayo when discussing hurling tactics yesterday.
Man Utd news has the latest from UEFA on what Phil Jones allegedly said to one of their doping officials after the Europa League final.
The United States on August 22 imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang’s weapons programs, but stopped short of an
Ukraine will do everything possible to become a member of the European Union and NATO, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. “Persistently working, we will approach those days when Ukraine
The EFL Cup is increasingly low down on teams’ priority lists.
Going from playing 55 games in one season to possibly a handful in the next would be seen as a negative by many.
A fresh ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region is expected to be announced on August 23, according to Berlin and Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesperson, Ste
Las Vegas won three of four against Salt Lake.
The question after each of the Boston Celtics' summer transactions -- and there have been a lot of them -- has been the same: Is Boston better than it was last season? The Celtics continued a
Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer, becoming HR leader for players born outside of U.S.        
Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to become the major league career leader in home runs by a player born outside the United States, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Tuesday
Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said that the decision by Spain's administrative sports court to uphold his five-game ban for pushing a referee is "incomprehensible". Ronaldo was suspen
Man Utd transfer news includes the latest rumours on Danny Rose, Andreas Pereira and more amid reports they sent a scout to Spain.
Liverpool hold a 2-1 advantage over Hoffenheim from the first leg in Germany and Klopp said his side would look to capitalise on home advantage to seal a spot in the Champions League group stage.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova will bring a renewed passion and resolve to the US Open.
It was not long ago that Neymar seemed to be happily playing for Barcelona, but now the five-time Champions League winners are pursuing damages from their former player for what they allege to be a &l
Barcelona 'announced' the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain in the early hours of Wednesday morning after their official Twitter account was hacked.
B-pillar bonfire risk identified on all derivatives from 2012 to 2014. Here's what you need to know:
Gambhir admitted that Dhoni has been instrumental in the Men in Blue's success in the past but there are other players like Dinesh Karthik who probably deserve more than they are getting
LEADING OFF: Cubs check Bryant, Nats still rolling vs Astros
Springbok flank Jaco Kriel has warned that Argentina will be a much tougher task when playing at home.

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