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Barker excited by World Road Championships

Elinor Barker tells BBC Sport about her hopes for the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway, discusses switching teams and the Commonwealth Games. Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races, from 17-24 September, is on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the ...

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LIVE launch of Women's World Cup 2019 at FIFA.com

The next step in the countdown to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ will take place in Paris on Tuesday, with the launch of the tournament’s official emblem and slogan. FIFA President Gianni Infantino, French Football Association (FFF) President Noel Le Graet, and French Sports Minister Laura Flessel will ...

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Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Mark Beaumont has broken the world record for cycling around the world – by 44 days. The 34-year-old, from Perthshire, arrived in Paris one day ahead of schedule having cycled the 18,000-mile route in 79 days. He set a new world record of 194 days in 2008. Since then it ...

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World Road Cycling Championships: Team Sky third in team trial

Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished third in the opening team trial at the World Road Cycling Championships in Norway. Team Sunweb achieved the men’s and women’s double on day one in Bergen. Featuring Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin, the German outfit clocked 47 minutes 50.42 seconds on the 42.5km course ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in high demand

In the initial 24 hours of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, more than 500,000 tickets have been requested by fans from all over the world through FIFA.com/tickets. Russian fans top the list, followed by their Mexican, Argentinian, Brazilian, Chinese, US, Colombian, German and English counterparts. More ...

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Benzema not interested in leaving ´best club in the world´

Karim Benzema has no interest in leaving Real Madrid because he considers Los Blancos to be “the best club in the world”. The French striker is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury and is not expected to return before October, yet he does not believe there to be any threat ...

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