Sloane Stephens, who was ranked 83rd until Monday, thrashed 15th seed Madison Keys 6-3 6-0 to win her first ever Grand Slam title, the USA Open yesterday.BBC



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The humble star

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Sonny Bill WilliamsFew sportsmen have got close to matching Sonny Bill Williams' achievements; a double World Cup winner with the All Blacks, a Super Rugby champion with the Chiefs, NRL titles with the Roosters, not to mention success on the World Sevens circuit, an Olympics appearance, and a New Zealand heavyweight boxing belt in his spare time.

FIFA Beach Soccer countdown

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FIFA Beach Soccer WC With just 30 days to go, even more excitement is building in the lead up to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 set to kick-off April 27, and preparation is gearing up in Nassau as the Host City transforms for the tournament.

Murray back for Monte Carlo Open

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Andy Murray to make a comebackAndy Murray was confirmed on Friday night to make his comeback next week in the Monte Carlo Open after more than a month out with an elbow injury.

Pogba hit out at critics

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Manchester's Paul PogbaManchester United's Paul Pogba has hit out at critics comparing him with Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante.

SBW: I am true to what I believe in

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Sonny Bill WilliamsSonny Bill Williams is standing by his decision to snub a Blues rugby sponsor, despite being criticised by New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English.

Ronaldinho made Barca ambassador

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Ronaldinho made Barcelona ambassadoreRonaldinho has returned to Barcelona after being appointed as an ambassador by the Spanish club.

Serena Williams labeled the greatest

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Serena Williams picked the greatestSerena Williams has been picked as the greatest female tennis player of the Open era by BBC Sport users.

FIFA strengthen football intergity

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FIFA looks to the futureFIFA has concluded an agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services that will provide world football’s governing body with a full suite of monitoring, education and intelligence services to further strengthen the integrity of football around the globe.

Parker wins WBO title

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Joseph Parker embrases dad. RHJoseph Parker has punched his way into NZ sport's history books. Here's how the fight played out.

Carter's French side loses key games

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Dan Carter: RHDan Carter scored a try but could not prevent his French club losing at home to Glasgow Warriors in the European Champions Cup.

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