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Lions mount comeback to beat South Africa in first test

Dan Biggar's boot proved the difference as the British & Irish Lions came from behind to beat South Africa 22-17 in an attritional first test in Cape Town on Saturday.

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Banda on hat tricks: I want to be world's best

Barbra Banda wants to become the best women's footballer in the world after breaking an Olympic record in Zambia's 4-4 draw with China.

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USWNT thump New Zealand, but this team's still lacking something

You wouldn't normally be concerned after a 6-1 win, but the U.S. women's emphatic victory doesn't mean they're certain of Olympic gold.

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Transfer Talk: Man City willing to wait for Kane's Spurs decision

The Harry Kane saga could go down to the wire as Manchester City are optimistic of a deal for the Spurs star. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Olympics 2021: The sights and (no) sounds of the Games so far

Despite the protests, eerily quiet stadiums and heavy restrictions, the Olympic Games themselves provide a sense of normalcy, D'Arcy Maine writes from Tokyo.

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Olympics 2021: USWNT gets a big win, 'King Kohei' goes down on eventful Day 1

The Olympic Games have begun. Here is what is happened during a busy opening 24 hours in Tokyo.

For Hend Zaza, Olympics' youngest athlete, reaching Games 'already an achievement'

Syria's Hend Zaza lost in straight sets during her opening table tennis match of the Games but said she will "learn from the loss."

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ESPN INSIDER NOTEBOOK

No Messi until January? Barcelona stuck over new deal

Barcelona have hit a brick wall in their attempt to register Lionel Messi's new contract -- ESPN's Insider Notebook has the latest.

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UFC Fight Night takeaways: TJ Dillashaw's next fight should be for the bantamweight title

After an impressive -- albeit narrow -- win over Cory Sandhagen, Dillashaw earned the right to jump to the head of the line of bantamweight contenders.

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UFC Fight Night results: Maycee Barber snaps two-fight skid with narrow win

Barber edged Miranda Maverick by split decision and then called out Jessica Eye.

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It's free agency season! Here's what every team can afford to do this summer

What every team can do this summer, from the Knicks (who can create $50 million in space) to the Warriors (who are $40 million over the tax line).

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