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Robin van Persie could be out for more than two weeks with an ankle problem, says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City.
Captain AB de Villiers scores the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa beat West Indies by 257 runs in Sydney.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes he has changed the way Premier League clubs approach the League Cup.
Team news ahead of Sunday's Guinness Pro12 game at Stadio Lanfranchi
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is "completely fine" following the testing accident that left him with concussion.
Cardiff City manager Russell Slade is confident of owner Vincent Tan's continued commitment to the Bluebirds.
Why England's novice fly-half George Ford could well shatter the poise of Ireland's master, Jonny Sexton, writes Tom Fordyce.
Everton face a trip to conflict-torn Ukraine after being drawn against Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Europa League.
China should start training babies if the country is to be successful at football, says President Xi Jinping.
Tyson Fury admits his decision to take on Christian Hammer at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday is a gamble.
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has a "minor procedure to stop ankle discomfort", reveals manager Arsene Wenger.
Cheltenham Festival-winning jockey Danny Cook faces an inquiry after testing positive for cocaine.
Analyst Simon Hughes explains why England struggle to make the big one-day international totals that can win them matches.
Premiership Rugby and the RFU begin discussions to expand the Aviva Premiership and scrap promotion and relegation.
Andre Agassi says Andy Murray's Dubai Championships defeat was due to him wanting to prepare for the Davis Cup.
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.