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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Hodgson likely to remain England boss

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Englads's Roy Hodgson England boss Roy Hodgson is likely to remain in charge for the 2018 World Cup campaign, Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has said.

Injury hits New Zealand ahead of Cape Town leg

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New Zealand 7s coach Gordon Tietjens New Zealand sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has called in three replacements for the Cape Town Sevens this weekend after his side was ravaged by injury at the Dubai Sevens.

Platini lawyers to Cas over Fifa ban

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Michel PlatiniUefa president Michel Platini will find out this week whether his 90-day Fifa ban will be temporarily lifted.

Murray: Davis Cup triumph

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Andy Murray celebrates Davis Cup win Andy Murray said securing Britain's first Davis Cup win for 79 years was a more emotional experience than winning Grand Slam titles or Olympic gold.

Rafael Benitez: Real Madrid president gives boss full support

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Benitez retain as Madrid BossReal Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has been told he retains the club's full backing following the 4-0 home defeat by Barcelona.

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu has died

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All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu is no more New Zealand media reported that former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew confirmed that Lomu had died unexpectedly on Wednesday.

Michael Cheika rules out replacing Stuart Lancaster as England coach

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Michael CheikaAustralia boss Michael Cheika has ruled himself out of the vacant England head coach position.

Maradona goes under knife

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Legend Diego Maradona Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has had a second gastric bypass operation after his doctor warned that the 55-year-old is 75kgs (11st 11lbs) over his ideal weight.

New Zealand make history with third RWC victory

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All Blacks Dan Carter Thousands of rugby fans including Princes William and Harry and singer Kylie Minogue descended on Twickenham this afternoon to watch New Zealand win the Rugby World Cup.

2018 World Cup 'agreed before vote'

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Sepp Blatter Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter has suggested there was an agreement in place for Russia to host the 2018 World Cup - before the vote took place.

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