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South Korea pitches World Cup with North Korea, Japan and China

South Korea is hoping to ease regional tensions with a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup with North Korea, China and Japan. The South and North remain locked in a decades long conflict,...

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford set for £30m Everton move

Sunderland have agreed a fee totalling £30m with Everton for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. The Toffees had an opening bid knocked back last week, but have come back in with another which relegated Sunderland have accepted.Sky...

England win U20 World Cup after 1-0 win over Venezuela

England U20s have won the World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Venezuela - their first win on the global stage since 1966. The winning goal was scored by Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the 35th...

Inside China’s snooker hothouse: The kids ditching school in search of their big break

The success of Chinese snooker star Ding Junhui has spawned a surge of interest in the sport - but the country's attempts to produce the next generation of world champions come at a significant...

England show their ‘character’ as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland

England manager Gareth Southgate insists England's injury-time equaliser against Scotland is a "big moment" for the team, as they finally proved they have character. England were trailing 2-1 at Hampden Park as two late free-kicks...

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has clinched a remarkable French Open title after seeing off Simona Halep in the final with a brilliant display of attacking tennis. The world No 47 won 4-6 6-4 6-3 to become...

Farrell kicks Lions to win over Crusaders in New Zealand tour match

Owen Farrell kicked four penalties to help guide the British and Irish Lions to a pressure-relieving 12-3 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch. Three penalties from Farrell gave the visitors a 9-3 lead at the...

Premier League bosses approve tougher club ownership rules

Premier League bosses have backed changes to club ownership rules that will make it easier to block potentially unscrupulous investors in the wake of controversies surrounding takeovers at Hull City and Southampton. Sky News has...

Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka has ended Andy Murray's hopes of taking the French Open title for the first time after a thrilling five-set victory in Paris. The Swiss third seed fought back from two sets to one...

Garry Monk named as new Middlesbrough manager

Garry Monk has been appointed as the new manager of Middlesbrough. The former Leeds boss has beaten Nigel Pearson to the vacancy after both held formal interviews with Boro chairman Steve Gibson.Monk also spoke to...

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