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Jason Roy calls on England to make their mark on India

When England step out at Eden Gardens on Sunday the stakes will be considerably lower than their last visit to Kolkata's vast colosseum but batsman Jason Roy believes there is still plenty to play for.

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England boss Eddie Jones questions where sport's true leaders have gone

Eddie Jones insists the shortage of contenders for the England captaincy beyond Dylan Hartley is a symptom of the leadership deficit that exists throughout sport.

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Nadal strikes back in five-set thriller with Zverev at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal delivered a resounding message to his Australian Open rivals by coming from behind to win a five-set thriller against Alexander Zverev.

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Johanna Konta impresses in win over Caroline Wozniacki at Australian Open

Johanna Konta's Australian Open charge shows no sign of slowing after the British number one annihilated Caroline Wozniacki to make the last 16.

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West Ham seal £8million signing of Portugal defender Jose Fonte from Southampton

West Ham have completed the signing of Southampton defender Jose Fonte for a fee of £8million.

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Saido Berahino completes move to Stoke

Stoke have completed the signing of striker Saido Berahino from West Brom for an initial £12million on a five-and-a-half-year contract.

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Conte confident of Costa's commitment to Chelsea

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte trusts he will not be burned by placing his faith in Diego Costa.

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FIFA clears defender Joel Matip to play for Liverpool after Cameroon row

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has been cleared to play by FIFA after it dismissed the club-versus-country case which had been rumbling on for several weeks.

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England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes one-day knock of 500 runs is close

England all-rounder Chris Woakes believes one-day cricket's first 500-run innings could be close if there is no correction in the balance between bat and ball.

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Liverpool return not a sentimental choice - Steven Gerrard

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard insists his return to the club as an academy coach is not sentimental and he plans to make a real contribution to the development of young players.

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World number one Andy Murray plays down decline of rival Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray believes the decline of Novak Djokovic has been exaggerated and insists the Serb is just a victim of his own success.

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Kevin Pietersen apologises for Dan Evans snub

Kevin Pietersen has apologised to Great Britain's Australian Open giant-killer Dan Evans after he failed to recognise him in a Melbourne casino earlier this week.

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Britain's Alex Thomson finishes second in the Vendee Globe yacht race

British sailor Alex Thomson has finished runner-up in the Vendee Globe round-the-world yacht race after a colossal battle with Armel Le Cleac'h.

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Roger Federer happy with his form after dismantling Tomas Berdych

Roger Federer played the sort of tennis to suggest he could yet win an 18th grand slam title as he annihilated Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello sets clubhouse target in Abu Dhabi

Ryder Cup star Rafa Cabrera Bello produced a brilliant finish to set the clubhouse target on day two of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Dan Keatings retires from gymnastics

Great Britain gymnast Dan Keatings has announced his retirement from the sport.

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Nicole Cooke to assist MPs with doping inquiry

Nicole Cooke is the latest big name from British cycling to be asked to give evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee's investigation into doping in sport.

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Djokovic: I played with intensity

Novak Djokovic had to defend himself against accusations of lacking motivation after the 12-time grand slam champion crashed out of the Australian Open.

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Johanna Konta impresses opponent Naomi Osaka during Australian Open victory

Johanna Konta uses big words, according to Naomi Osaka, but the British number one had bigger shots too in her straight-sets win over the Japanese at the Australian Open.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan stays in the hunt for record seventh Masters title

Ronnie O'Sullivan shook off illness to defeat Neil Robertson and book his place in the semi-finals of the Dafabet Masters.

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