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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 medals table with 46 golds and 121 medals overall and Mo Farah’s 5,000m triumph pushed Great Britain and Northern Ireland to 27 golds, one ahead of...

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...

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...

England were made to work hard by Fiji in their World Cup opener but pulled away in the last 20 minutes to secure a bonus-point win at Twickenham. Two...

Floyd Mayweather Jr has won his much-anticipated clash with Manny Pacquiao after 12 rounds of a fight watched by millions around the world.The American...

Australia overwhelmed New Zealand to win the World Cup for a fifth time at an ecstatic Melbourne Cricket Ground.New Zealand lost influential captain Brendon...

Rafael Nadal lifted his first trophy since last year’s French Open and closed in on a long-standing ATP Tour record Sunday by claiming the Argentina...

Lewis Hamilton has won the Sports Personality of the Year award, with golfer Rory McIlroy in second and athlete Jo Pavey in third place.Hamilton secured...

A Kumar Sangakkara century led Sri Lanka to victory over England in the sixth one-day international, a win that sealed the series 4-2 on a miserable day...