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Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has been given an Australian Open wildcard. The 28-year-old pulled out of the US Open and Belarus’ Davis Cup final earlier this year because of a custody dispute over her young son. “Vika’s current situation is obviously very...

Team GB has taken second place in the Olympic medal table as the Games came to a close with a colourful ceremony in Rio. The United States topped the...

Portugal have won the European football championships after beating hosts France 1-0 in the Paris final. Substitute Eder scored the winner with a dramatic...

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known...

Neil Wagner’s “miracle” ball helped New Zealand complete a 122-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Dunedin. Set 405 to win,...

World number one Novak Djokovic secured his 10th title of the year with an emphatic victory over Britain’s Andy Murray at the Paris Masters final. The...