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By Kol Tregaskes | A curated sport magazine of the best articles, including videos, audio and #SportingSaturday or #SportingSunday posts, from around the Web.

Liverpool's first-half blitz torpedoes Man City Champions League hopes

Jurgen Klopp had told Liverpool to “write our own history” and they did just that with another famous European night at Anfield as Manchester City …

Anthony Joshua beats Joseph Parker on points to add WBO world heavyweight title

<b>Anthony Joshua unified the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles with a controlled performance in a unanimous points win over Joseph Parker at a tense Principality Stadium in Cardiff.</b><p>The Briton, 28, used his left hand to telling effect throughout an intriguing affair, in which New Zealand's …

Boxing

Team Sky was good enough to win the ethical way. So why didn’t it?

I got talent-spotted for the GB cycling team at a race in spring 2000. Talent-spotting is something you normally associate with junior athletes, but …

England beat Argentina thanks to Denny Solomona's late try

<b>Denny Solomona's dazzling solo try saw a much-changed England edge to victory in an epic encounter against Argentina.</b><p>The Pumas looked to have won it through Juan Martin Hernandez's drop-goal but Solomona went over from halfway.<p>The hosts led 17-13, Emiliano Boffelli and Tomas Lavanini tries …

Santa Fe

If you missed Nike's two-hour marathon attempt you can relive it here

Proving, yet again, how ambition can push humans beyond their limits to achieve the unachievable, an elite runner recently completed a marathon in …

Marathons

The science of F1 pit stops: how Williams smashed the two-second barrier

A Formula One race can be won or lost in a single pit stop. For a few brief moments every Grand Prix, the race becomes about more than just a driver …

Six Nations: England equal the All Blacks - but are they on their level?

<b>"We're one year into a four-year project. We've done reasonably well in the first year."</b><p>It sounds like something a college lecturer might say to a room of young undergraduates, or the owner of a small tech start-up to his three staff after filing the company's first year-end accounts.<p>It is not the …

Six Nations Championship

British Cycling’s reputation in tatters after scathing review is leaked

• Independent review describes Sir Dave Brailsford as an ‘untouchable figure’ • Shane Sutton’s leadership is also criticised in damning report<p>The last vestiges of British Cycling’s reputation appeared to be ripped to shreds last night by an independent review that accused it of allowing a “culture …

Cycling

Red Bull unveils new car as Formula One pre-season testing begins

Formula One 2017 has begun, kind of<p>The 2017 Formula One season has begun. Although we’re still weeks away from the first race, today marks the …

Six Nations: World-beating crowds to flock to rugby showpiece

<b>The Six Nations, which begins on Saturday, is set to be watched by the highest average attendance per match of any tournament in world sport.</b><p>Over the next seven weeks the northern hemisphere showpiece, which features England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy, will see the cream of …

Six Nations Championship

Bernie Ecclestone removed as Liberty Media completes $8bn takeover

<b>Bernie Ecclestone has been removed from his position running Formula 1 as US giant Liberty Media completed its $8bn (£6.4bn) takeover of the sport.</b><p>Ecclestone, 86, who has been in charge for nearly 40 years, has been appointed chairman emeritus and will act as an adviser to the board.<p>Chase Carey has …

Motorsport

100 Women: Rally driver may sell trophy to continue racing

Louise Cook, the only woman in history to win a rallying world championship competing against men, needs to raise £25,000 after her two main sponsors dropped out.<p>The 28-year-old's next stop is the next round of the World Rally Championship in Sweden in February, but she now has two weeks to come up …

Selling

2017 season: F1 looks back for its future with faster, wider cars

<b>Formula 1 will look very different when it emerges from its winter hibernation in 2017 - and not just because for the first time in 23 years the reigning world champion will not be racing.</b><p>Nico Rosberg's decision to retire after winning his first world title not only left Mercedes with an awkward …

Motorsport

Six Nations to Trial Bonus Points in 2017

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Lewis Hamilton's actions in defeat as big a story as Nico Rosberg's triumph

<b>Lewis Hamilton was never going to go down without a fight in his world title duel with Nico Rosberg.</b><p>He had two choices going into the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: drive off into the distance and emphasise a point about being the fastest driver in the world, who had only lost the title because of an uneven …

Motor Racing

Andy Woodward: ‘It was the softer, weaker boys he targeted’

The former professional footballer, who is now 43, is finally able to talk publicly about the horrific abuse he suffered from the age of 11 by one of his coaches, in the hope that others will come forward too<p>It isn’t easy sitting opposite Andy Woodward and hearing, close up, the unspeakable horrors …

Soccer

Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp plays down talk of a Premier League title challenge

<b>Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp played down talk of a title challenge despite his side topping the Premier League for the first time since May 2014.</b><p>Two and a half years after the Reds finished two points behind champions Manchester City, a 6-1 win over Watford moved them one point clear of …

Soccer

Autumn internationals: Ireland 40-29 New Zealand

<b>Ireland produced a stunning display to record a first ever win over New Zealand at the 29th attempt and end the All Blacks' run of 18 straight wins.</b><p>Tries from Jordi Murphy, CJ Stander and Conor Murray helped the Irish to a 25-8 half-time lead, then Simon Zebo scored his side's fourth try in the …

Rob Kearney

Andy Murray becomes world number one after Raonic withdraws from Paris Masters

<b>Andy Murray says he feels "very proud" to become the first British singles player to be world number one since computerised rankings began in 1973.</b><p>The Scot, 29, needed to reach the final of the Paris Masters to replace Novak Djokovic - and did so when Milos Raonic pulled out before their semi-final.<p>…

Tennis

Virtual reality will transport you to F1 races — and bring fan excitement back to Formula One

Virtual reality is going to change how you watch F1<p>Formula 1 is the ultimate form of motorsport, but in 2016 it faces an increasingly important …

Augmented Reality

Rio Paralympics 2016: ParalympicsGB medal tracker

Click to see content: ParalympicsGBmedaltracker<p><b>ParalympicsGB are celebrating after bettering their performance at their home Games in London four years ago.</b><p>They finished the competition in Rio with 147 medals in Rio - 27 more than they won in London.<p>It is also the first time since 1988 that Great …

United Kingdom

Formula 1 tyres will be HUGE next year

Pirelli is going make F1 look super retro next year – and I can't wait<p>We’re just over halfway through the 2016 Formula 1 season, but we’ve already …

Jenson Button: 'There were days he was untouchable'

<b>Jenson Button is one of an elite handful of drivers who have emerged as true superstars of Formula 1 in the last decade.</b><p>Along with Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, Button has been a member of a group who were at the forefront of what in future years will be looked back on as a …

Motor Racing

Andy Murray wins but Dan Evans loses thriller at US Open

<b>Dan Evans failed to take a match point as he lost a five-set thriller to third seed Stan Wawrinka at the US Open.</b><p>Evans, seeking to become the fourth Briton to reach the fourth round, had match point in the fourth set tie-break but Wawrinka saved it and came back to win 4-6 6-3 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (10-8) …

Tennis

Felipe Massa: the closing of an F1 career that has experienced ecstasy and agony

<b>Felipe Massa wiped away a tear as he received a sustained round of applause after announcing that he would retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season.</b><p>It was a reflection of the warmth felt towards this cheerful, likeable man throughout a sport that has provided him both ecstasy and agony in …

Motor Racing

Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott 'frustrated' by questioning of British success

<b>Four-time Olympic champion Laura Trott is frustrated rival riders have questioned Britain's Rio track success.</b><p>British riders won six gold medals, four silvers and one bronze in Brazil, having taken 12 medals at London 2012.<p>World championships in between have yielded fewer medals and several rivals …

United Kingdom

“Intersex” athlete Caster Semenya rightly free to run at Rio

Log in or create a free account<p>Connect with:<p>Create an account for free access to:<p>A selection of articles hand-picked by the editors available only to …

The bizarre psychology of the bronze medal win

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui's memorable stunned-yet-thrilled reaction to winning the bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke final at the Olympic Games in Rio last week made the Internet love her even more.<p>"I was that fast? I am so happy," she ecstatically exclaimed in a post-race interview …

Olympics