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Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final

    Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final

    Jamaica set up a final with USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico thanks to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.

    Sky’s the limiting factor for Chris Froome in Tour de France popularity stakes

      Briton’s four wins place him in exalted company, but team’s image prevents fans from properly celebrating his achievements

      In 1963, the Tour de France organisers devised a route to discomfit Jacques Anquetil, who had just won the race for the third time. The time trial kilometrage was slashed and the mountain stages increased. It did not work:

      England faced with no easy answers after painful defeat by South Africa

        Tom Westley makes his Test debut but the rest of Joe Root’s chastened side is marked by uncertainty as they attempt to bounce back at The Oval

        So which side are going to be thrashed at The Oval? The series between England and South Africa has not been short of incident or interest but, while it stands tantalisingly at 1-1, a tense, fingernail

        Martin Slumbers’ strange anti-BBC tirade may come back to haunt him | Ewan Murray

          The R&A’s chief executive has picked a fight with an odd target and his labelling of the BBC’s Open coverage as ‘tired and outdated’ is likely to have repercussions

          It is one of sport’s unwritten rules. Martin Slumbers also seemed about the least likely individual to breach it. Which did not stop the chief executive of the R&A launching a v

          Tour de France 2017 – in pictures

            As this year’s Tour reaches its climax after 20 stages of racing, we bring you some of our favourite images from three weeks of two-wheel action

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            World Series of Poker: 25-year-old wins title and $8.1m in first appearance

              Scott Blumstein is embraced by supporters after the final
              • Scott Blumstein from New Jersey had sharpened skills online
              • Rookie beat 7,200 other competitors to first place in Las Vegas

              A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion.

              Scott Blumstein won the no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event early on Sunday in Las Vegas surrounded a crowd that included relatives and c

              England beat India in thrilling final to win Women’s Cricket World Cup

                • England 228-7; India 219 all out
                • England win by nine runs

                Anya Shrubsole arrived at this World Cup short of match practice. It was only in the semi-final win against South Africa that she bowled her allotted 10 overs. Those who knew her said she was peaking. How right they were. With the performance of a lifetime Shrubsole bowled England to a

                England beat India by nine runs to win Women's Cricket World Cup – as it happened

                  England celebrate winning.

                  England were crowned Women’s World Cup winners, winning by nine runs after a pulsating finish against India at Lord’s

                  • Report: England beat India in thrilling final to win World Cup

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                  Match report: England beat India in thrilling final to win World Cup.

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                  Chris Froome wins fourth Tour de France after Champs Élysées procession

                    • Team Sky rider tops overall standings 54sec ahead of Rigoberto Urán
                    • Dylan Groenewegen wins final stage in Paris sprint finish

                    The French capital was in lockdown on Sunday, with extra rings of security around the Champs Élysées, which had been turned into a vast sterile zone as a foretaste of what awaits the French capital when the Olympics a

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