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Mo Farah is a doubt for the Commonwealth Games after being taken ill with abdominal pains

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Tony Bellew challenges Nathan Cleverly on Saturday night

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Ex Liverpool player and BBC Pundit Alan Hansen looks

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A Brazilian supporter looks downcast

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LeBron James has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers

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England’s Moeen Ali wears wristbands supporting Gaza and Palestine on Tuesday
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Bernie Ecclestone was accused of paying a £26m bribe for the sale of Formula One to a private equity firm
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Kat Merchant showed some quick feet to score England’s first two tries in the win over Samoa
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NFL team the Washington Redskins are facing having to change their name
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James Doyle returns in triumph aboard Kingman after the Sussex Stakes
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Geraint Thomas has crashed in the last three stages but claims that is fairly normal
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