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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Tiger full of hope

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Tiger Woods: File picTiger Woods says he is setting up for "phase two" of his life as he returns to the PGA Tour for the first time in 15 months at the Hero World Challenge.

FIFA questioned over 2018 WC

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FIFA Russia:BBCRussia's right to host the 2018 World Cup amid revelations about a state-sponsored doping programme has been questioned by MP Damian Collins.

ABs new series attire

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New Zealand change outfitThe All Blacks are breaking with tradition and will play in a black and white jersey against France this weekend.

Aussie win a success: Ireland

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Australia win a success: BBCIreland second row Devin Toner says his side need to beat Australia in Dublin on Saturday in order to consider their four-game autumn Test series a success.

Murray named World number one

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Andy Murray: BBCBritain's Andy Murray beat five-time champion Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title and end 2016 as the world number one.

Klitschko: Tyson Fury' Invisible Man'

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Platini may get UEFA payout

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Michel PlatiniMichel Platini could receive a pay-off from UEFA despite being banned from the game over a payment from ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter in 2011.

Zidane 'the real' deal

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Zinedane ZidaneWhen Zinedine Zidane was appointed Real Madrid manager in January, the Spanish giants were in disarray.

Tiger announce October return

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Gold Naymer quits capitancy

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Brazil's Naymer quits capitancy Brazilian soccer’s conquering hero Neymar has announced that he will step down as captain of the national team after leading it to gold medal glory in the Rio Olympics.

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