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Chelsea top group after win in Moscow

Spartak Moscow 0 Chelsea 2

Red Sox Group's prospective takeover at Anfield wins Premier League approval

The importance of next week's court case to the immediate future of Liverpool was laid bare yesterday as the Premier League approved the prospective takeover by New England Sports Venture (NSEV).

Ancelotti says Chelsea are in control

Carlo Ancelotti claims Chelsea are already closing in on the second round of the Champions League after swatting aside Marseille.

Album: John Martyn, Live at Leeds: Deluxe Edition (Island)

Recorded in early 1975 then privately released, then broadly unavailable for donkeys. Now revealed to have been live at Leeds only in part. No matter: it's a minor classic.

Murray through to quarter-finals in Cincinnati

Andy Murray came from a set down to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters last night.

Battling Murray stays on course in Cincinnati

Andy Murray's stunning Toronto triumph over Roger Federer last weekend seemed like a distant memory as the Scot struggled to book his place in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters last night.

Dawson dreaming of Messi meeting

Michael Dawson was already dreaming of marking Lionel Messi ahead of his and Tottenham's Champions League debut against Young Boys tonight.

Defending champion Murray finds his range at last to ease past Malisse

Andy Murray began the defence of his Rogers Cup title with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Xavier Malisse last night in the second round of the Masters 1000 event.

Hooper: Forrest can fill McGeady's shoes

Celtic striker Gary Hooper believes James Forrest can fill the void created by Aiden McGeady's absence during tomorrow's Champions League clash against Sporting Braga.

Leading article: Everyone’s a winner

Here you are, ready for next year or the year after that: your cut-out-and-keep guide to summer. 1. The United Kingdom, or one of its constituent nations, will experience sporting disappointment. 2. The weather will be hot, cold, wet or dry. 3. The Independent on Sunday will publish a list of reasons to be cheerful, and a leading article enjoining a youthful spirit of uplift upon its readers.

Sport on TV: Who needs penalties when you can have second-set tie-break?

There was a point in Andy Murray's semi-final against Rafael Nadal (Wimbledon 2010, BBC1, Friday) when a spectator shouted: "Come on Andy, do it for Beckham!" You instantly knew he was doomed.

Tireless Murray comes off ropes to floor Tsonga

If any tennis player knows about the rope-a-dope strategy that took Muhammad Ali to victory over George Foreman in the "Rumble in the Jungle" it should be his lookalike, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, whose father attended the most famous fight in boxing history 36 years ago.

Murray rolls past Querrey

Andy Murray reeled off his fourth consecutive straight-sets win to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals this evening.

Profile: Elusive chairman who now has to face the President

He has been the invisible man of the BP oil spill disaster – but next week he takes centre stage.

Love Story, Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Like Andy Williams singing the famous song, I'm in a quandary: "Where do I begin?" Well, yes, to tell the story of how great a love can be, but also to tell how composer Howard Goodall has clinically drained off the romantic excess of Erich Segal's 1970 movie script and produced a brisk, ever-so-polite chamber oratorio.

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James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

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New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine