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Alastair Cook named captain in ICC Test team of the year for 2016

England have outnumbered India four-to-one in the ICC's Test Team of the Year, despite their 4-0 defeat in the recent series. Alastair Cook has been picked to captain the year's best XI as chosen by Rahul...

Wayne Rooney mansion intruder jailed after attempted burglary

A former serviceman who tried to burgle footballer Wayne Rooney's mansion while he was playing in a club testimonial match has been jailed for two years and eight months. Robert McNamara, 25, admitted attempting to...

Tennis star Petra Kvitova out for six months after stabbing

Two-time Wimbledon tennis champion Petra Kvitova is not expected to play for at least six months after her hand was wounded in a knife attack. The 26-year-old Czech suffered injuries to all her fingers on...

Wightlink Warriors Launch Story Competition For Children

The Wightlink Warriors has launched a story writing competition for children. The club says the competition is open to all children under 16 years old to write a story of no more than 500 words...

Mystery package delivered to Bradley Wiggins ‘was decongestant’

A mysterious package delivered to Sir Bradley Wiggins' doctor before the 2011 Tour de France contained a decongestant that is not subject to any anti-doping rules, according to Team Sky's general manager Sir Dave...

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova’s career in jeopardy after stabbing

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's tennis career is under threat after she was stabbed in the hand while trying to defend herself from a burglar. The 26-year-old Grand Slam winner underwent four hours of surgery after...

Alastair Cook considering his position after 4-0 defeat to India

Alastair Cook says he will consider his position as England Test captain in the wake of his side's 4-0 defeat to India. Cook, 31, said he would not be rushed into a decision about his...

FA to appeal FIFA fine for displaying poppies during England-Scotland game

The FA says it plans to appeal against the fine handed down by FIFA after England players wore poppies on their shirts. The Scottish FA was also punished for a similar action by its team...

Murray wins record third Sports Personality

Andy Murray has been named BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time. The tennis player had his most successful year ever, winning Wimbledon, Olympic gold and claiming the world number one...

Schumacher’s family launch ‘Keep Fighting’ initiative

Michael Schumacher's family have launched an initiative called 'Keep Fighting' to inspire fans of the stricken F1 legend not to give up in times of trouble. Nearly three years on from the skiing accident in...

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