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Jonny Wilkinson lifts the Heineken Cup for Toulon

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Sports Quiz of the Year 2014: The Answers

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Raymond van Barneveld hit his best form to beat Rowby-John Rodriguez

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James Wade defeated Jamie Lewis to move into the second round

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Dave Chisnall is also through having beaten Ryan de Vreede 3-0

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tennisTelevision cameras caught Ms Sears apparently swearing at the Scot's opponent Tomas Berdych during their semi-final clash
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Andy Murray unleashes a forehand during his impressive victory over Tomas Berdych in Melbourne yesterday
REPORTScot can break tournament hoodoo after another strong, controlled display
Sport
Maria Sharapova has been beaten 15 times in a row by Serena Williams ahead of the Australian Open final
The American has beaten her 15 times in a row, a sequence dating back to 2004
Sport
Guillermo Rigondeaux
boxingEXCLUSIVE The Cubans are getting ready to rumble, says Frank Warren
Sport
The Bath tight-head prop David Wilson is struggling with a neck problem
Rugby UnionRed-rose's depleted ranks receive further blow so senior tight head could line up against Wales despite fitness concerns
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England may be in bits but Stuart Lancaster spent much of Wednesday arguing that the remaining pieces can still stack up
Sport
Swimming suffered despite the success of London 2012
sportFewer women are playing sport, while swimming has declined in popularity
Sport
Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots
Rugby UnionSuper Bowl: Questions are raised about his practices going back to the 2007 “Spygate” scandal
Sport
cricketEXCLUSIVE Ashley Giles admits ‘it couldn’t have been more stressful’ when he was replaced as one-day coach last year. He tells Richard Edwards he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but 'won’t be jumping up and down'
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Sport
Rory McIlroy hit a first-round score of 66, two off the lead, in the Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club yesterday
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Tomas Rosicky and Phil Neville
footballFormer Manchester United and Everton player made a controversial remark about tackling
Sport
Luis Figo
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Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather shake hands at the Miami heat NBA game last night
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Stuart Broad
more cricketThe England bowler has apologised if he caused any offence
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Carl Frampton celebrates after beating Kiko Martinez to win the IBF super-bantamweight title
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more RUGBY UNION14-year playing career will come to an end this season
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