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England full-back Stefan Ratchford signs Warrington contract extension

England full-back Stefan Ratchford has committed his future to Warrington until November 2020.

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Glamorgan’s Jacques Rudolph to retire from cricket at end of season

Glamorgan captain Jacques Rudolph has announced he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the county season.

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Goalkeeper Victor Valdes to leave Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough have confirmed goalkeeper Victor Valdes will leave the club in June, while Victor Orta has ended his role as head of recruitment.

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester will pull together after bomb attack

Jose Mourinho is determined to lead Manchester United to Europa League glory at a time when hearts and minds are at home with those affected by Monday’s terrorist attack.

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Title favourite Simona Halep ’50-50′ for the French Open

Title favourite Simona Halep could miss the French Open after a scan revealed ankle ligament damage.

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Vincent Kompany praises Manchester’s resilience in wake of terror attack

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has vowed to support the victims of Monday’s terrorist attack and praised the city’s resilience.

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England recall IPL trio to face South Africa

England recalled Indian Premier League trio Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes for the opening match of the Royal London One-Day Series against South Africa at Headingley.

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Dollman and Shingler called up by Wales for Pacific Islands tour

Phil Dollman and Aaron Shingler have been called up to the Wales squad for their Pacific Islands tour in June.

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Sussex’s Ed Joyce retires from county cricket to focus on Ireland

Sussex batsman Ed Joyce has retired from county cricket in order to concentrate on playing for Ireland.

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Stenson enjoyed visiting scene of Open triumph ahead of BMW PGA Championship

Henrik Stenson hopes a flying visit to the scene of his Open triumph will help kick-start a strong second half of the season, beginning with this week’s BMW PGA Championship.

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Tyson Fury will not get boxing licence back until his doping case is over

The British Boxing Board of Control has flattened Tyson Fury’s hopes of a quick return to the ring by confirming it will not lift his suspension until his doping case is resolved.

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Tara Moore misses out on French Open spot

Tara Moore’s hopes of making the first round of next week’s French Open were ended by a straight-sets defeat to Kai-Chen Chang.

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Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Arsene Wenger insists winning the FA Cup on Saturday would be a triumph for Arsenal’s late-season resurgence and not the perfect end to his time at the club.

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Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Europa League final has lost its glow

Ajax coach Peter Bosz says the Europa League final has lost its “glow” after Monday’s bombing in Manchester.

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Vicky Thornley goes it alone in search of Tokyo Olympics gold

Vicky Thornley is going it alone as she bids to improve on the Olympic silver medal she won in Rio last August.

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Ronald Koeman keen to add creativity to his Everton side this summer

Everton manager Ronald Koeman will attempt to add some creativity to his squad in the summer transfer window.

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Wigan welcome Thomas Leuluai back for St Helens clash

Wigan coach Shaun Wane is hoping to bring St Helens back down to earth when the old rivals kick off the new Spring Bank Holiday double-header.

Andy Murray: Roland Garros record

Andy Murray: Roland Garros record

Andy Murray will head to Roland Garros as world number one and hoping to lift the Coupe des Mousquetaires for the first time.

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Stefan Schwarz interested in rejoining Sunderland as manager

Former Sunderland midfielder Stefan Schwarz has expressed his interest in the vacant manager’s job as the Black Cats look for a replacement for David Moyes.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Manchester City players expect to be lining up alongside Alexis Sanchez and Kyle Walker at the Etihad Stadium next season, according to the Mirror.

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