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Pele's condition improving

Pele's condition improving

Pele's condition is improving despite him being moved to a special care unit in Sao Paulo.

Whelan charged by FA

Whelan charged by FA

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been charged by the Football Association with an aggravated breach of its rules following his comments about Jewish and Chinese people.

Tributes paid to Hughes

Tributes paid to Hughes

News of the tragic death of Phillip Hughes has prompted an outpouring of grief among cricketers throughout the world.

Tranmere refuse Ched Evans

Tranmere refuse Ched Evans

Tranmere chairman Mark Palios claims to have turned down the possibility of signing Ched Evans twice.

Cricket mourns Hughes

Cricket mourns Hughes

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has died in hospital in Sydney two days after he was struck by a ball while batting.

Wilshere out for three months

Wilshere out for three months

Arsenal will be without Jack Wilshere for around three months after the England midfielder underwent successful surgery.

O'Sullivan advances on one leg

O'Sullivan advances on one leg

Ronnie O'Sullivan started his UK Championship campaign with a 6-2 win over Daniel Wells achieved despite playing with a broken ankle.

McIlroy makes steady start

McIlroy makes steady start

Defending champion Rory McIlroy is two shots behind leader Jordan Spieth after the opening round of the Australian Open in Sydney.

Twelvetrees in for Farrell

Twelvetrees in for Farrell

Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final QBE International against Australia on Saturday.

Beckenbauer faces FIFA probe

Beckenbauer faces FIFA probe

Franz Beckenbauer and three current FIFA executive committee (ExCo) members are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup bidding.