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Everton seek rare derby win as European hopes grow

Everton will target a first victory over Liverpool in nearly seven years on Saturday knowing that if they succeed an unlikely pursuit of a...

Video technology ‘fair but kills spectacle’

The experiment with video assistance that backfired on France against Spain earned mixed reviews on Wednesday, praised by most for being more fair but...

Brazil book World Cup berth, Argentina tumble

The qualification completes an astonishing turnaround for Brazil, who less than a year ago were in crisis after taking only nine points from six...

S Africa ‘saved by rain’ as downpour seals series

The first Test was also rained out on day five when evenly poised with South Africa 224 for six in their second innings, a...

Afghan women swimmers defy threats for Olympic dream

But the challenges of poor infrastructure and a violent patriarchal culture have been compounded by the Afghan government's lack of support for the women's...