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Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares have set-up a rematch of their 2015 blockbuster, after both boxers came through their respective bouts Sunday morning. Santa Cruz defended his WBA world featherweight belt by stopping Chris Avalos in the eighth round, whilst Mares defeated Andres Gutierrez by unanimous decision. Elsewhere, light-middleweight Jermell Charlo handed out a devastating […]

Brendon Hartley will become the first New Zealander to race in Formula 1 in over 30 years. It’s as the 27-year-old has been called in by Toro Rosso to replace Pierre Gasly for next week’s US Grand Prix. Hartley, who won this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours and was the world sportscar champion in 2015, […]

Luis Suarez struck late on to give Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid during Saturday night’s La Liga action. It leaves Barça five points clear of champions Real Madrid, who beat Getafe 2-1, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring the winner in the 85th minute. In Germany, in their first game since Jupp Heynckes returned as […]

South Africa and Bangladesh get their ODI series underway at Kimberley on Sunday afternoon, with both sides set to be boosted by returning stars. The Proteas welcome back AB de Villiers, whilst the tourists will have Mashrafe Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan available again. Bangladesh will be hoping for a response in the 50-over format, […]

Maria Sharapova has reached her first WTA final since returning from a drugs ban. The former world number beat Shuai Peng 6-3 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Tianjin Open to book her place in Sunday’s final. The Russian will now play 19-year-old world number 102 Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, who beat Italy’s Sara Errani […]

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