Ryder Cup 2018: Why Matt Wallace may have to wait for Ryder Cup call-up

Ryder Cup 2018: Why Matt Wallace may have to wait for Ryder Cup call-up

Matt Wallace has climbed to 52nd in the world rankings having won three European Tour events in 2018Is Matt Wallace the next Ian Poulter? Everything about his gutsy golf suggests the 28-year-old shares very similar qualities to the renowned Ryder Cup legend. Both play with an intensity, passion and confidence that sets them apart. They…

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David Hopkin: Bradford City appoint ex-Livingston boss as new head coach

David Hopkin: Bradford City appoint ex-Livingston boss as new head coach

David Hopkin led Livingston to back-to-back promotions from League One to the Scottish PremiershipBradford City have appointed David Hopkin as their new head coach on a two-year deal after they sacked Michael Collins on Monday. Collins, 32, was dismissed after six games with the club 17th in League One. Hopkin recently managed Scottish Premiership side…

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US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova says she has had tougher times after last-16 defeat

US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova says she has had tougher times after last-16 defeat

Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro beat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-3 in the fourth round at Flushing Meadows 2018 US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website Maria Sharapova says being a teenager with “a…

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Colin Kaepernick: Quarterback is the face of new Nike campaign

Colin Kaepernick: Quarterback is the face of new Nike campaign

Kaepernick led the San Francisco 49ers to the 2013 Super BowlColin Kaepernick, the quarterback who protested against racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling during the US national anthem, is the face of a new Nike advertising campaign. Kaepernick, 30, first protested by sitting during the national anthem in August 2016, later opting to kneel.…

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Alastair Cook: How has retiring England great become a ‘beacon’ for cricket?

Alastair Cook: How has retiring England great become a ‘beacon’ for cricket?

Alastair Cook hit a Test century on debut in 2006 – his first of an England record 32 hundredsEngland’s highest Test run-scorer Alastair Cook will retire from the international game as a “beacon for his sport”, says ex-captain Graham Gooch. Cook, 33, announced on Monday that this week’s final Test against India will be his…

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Lewis Hamilton: Ex-Ferrari chief ‘disgusted’ at booing of Mercedes driver

Lewis Hamilton: Ex-Ferrari chief ‘disgusted’ at booing of Mercedes driver

Ferrari won eight F1 constructors’ championships during Di Montezemolo’s time in chargeFormer Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says he was “disgusted” by fans who booed Lewis Hamilton after Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. Di Montezemolo, who ran Ferrari for 23 years from 1991-2014, said jeering and whistling at the Mercedes driver after his win was “a…

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Davis Cup: Great Britain without Andy Murray & Kyle Edmund for Uzbekistan tie

Davis Cup: Great Britain without Andy Murray & Kyle Edmund for Uzbekistan tie

Andy Murray (second from right) helped Great Britain win the Davis Cup in 2015 Davis Cup World Group play-off Venue: Emirates Arena, Glasgow Dates: 14-16 September Coverage: Live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website Andy Murray will not make his Davis Cup return in Great Britain’s tie against Uzbekistan in Glasgow later this month.…

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