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Novak Djokovic   hits a return during a practice session ahead of the Australia Open. Photograph: William West/AFP

Gary Lineker’s celebrated quote that soccer is a simple game that “the Germans always win” might well be adapted to tennis and the inescapable dominan(...)

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi celebrate a goal  at Camp Nou stadium. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Lionel Messi says he wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this year as the Brazilian would have helped the club take a leap forward, adding that his f(...)

Rory McIlroy lining up a putt with his new putter  during the final round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, in August. Photograph:  Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy’s equipment guru has explained how a new driver, a different ball and a new model of putter helped the Northern Irishman return to top f(...)

 England’s Joe Root and Australia’s Tim Paine with the Ashes trophy at Edgbaston. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

England have named their team for the first Ashes Test, with no place for Jofra Archer. The Barbados-born paceman received his maiden call-up for th(...)

Rohit Sharma of India bats during the group stage match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against South Africa at The Hampshire Bowl. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Opener Rohit Sharma scored a composed unbeaten century as India got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory ov(...)

Head coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid: some sections of the Spanish media have written the Frenchman off as lucky. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is happy to admit he is far from the best tactician around but if his side beat Liverpool in Saturday’s Champions Le(...)

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic poses in the uniform of his new club: The Swede said he at LA Galaxy to win trophies. Photograph: Jon Shard/LA Galaxy via AP

Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he was ready to win silverware with Los Angeles Galaxy after the club confirmed his move from Manchester United to Major Leag(...)

Sebastian Coe: his former chief of staff was Nick Davies. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty

Nick Davies, former chief of staff to IAAF president Sebastian Coe, has been expelled from athletics’ governing body after he admitted taking payments(...)

Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel (centre) of Germany walks  the track at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on the outskirts of Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

This weekend’s Indian Grand Prix has been cast into doubt after a petition seeking the cancellation of the race was reportedly lodged with India’s Sup(...)