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Walter Mazzari accuses Watford of complacency after EFL Cup exit to Gillingham

Watford manager Walter Mazzari slammed the complacent attitude of his players after they threw away a one-goal lead to lose to Gillingham in the EFL Cup second round.

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Emre Can injury "not serious" says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

An injury to Emre Can threatened to sour Liverpool's evening following a comprehensive EFL Cup win at Burton but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp allayed fears over the midfielder.

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Watford and West Brom crash out of EFL Cup in second-round upsets

Watford and West Brom were the big casualties in the second round of the EFL Cup while the rest of the Premier League sides in action on Tuesday night all advanced in normal time.

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Antonio Conte: Only Sam Allardyce and John Terry can decide on England future

Antonio Conte insists only John Terry and Sam Allardyce can decide whether the Chelsea captain should end his self-imposed England exile.

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Andy Murray credited with inspiring Team GB to record medal haul

Andy Murray was credited with inspiring Team GB's greatest overseas Olympic Games as a squad of triumphant athletes arrived home from Rio on a gold-nosed Boeing 747.

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Russia banned from Rio Paralympics after appeal is upheld by CAS

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Sir Philip Craven declared "it is not a day for celebration" despite the Court of Arbitration for Sport upholding Russia's exclusion from the Rio Paralympic Games.

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Alistair Brownlee targets third triathlon gold in Tokyo Olympics

Alistair Brownlee expects to bid for a hat-trick of triathlon golds at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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Lewis Hamilton hopes to keep British flag flying in Belgium this weekend

Lewis Hamilton intends to take on the baton from Great Britain's triumphant Olympics team when Formula One roars back into action following its mid-season break.

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Mo Farah expects to miss out on SPOTY podium despite Rio Olympics double gold

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah does not believe he will ever finish in the top three for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Team GB medal hopefuls for Tokyo 2020

Great Britain's Olympians touched down on home soil on Tuesday after a hugely successful Games in Rio.

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We can emulate Rio success for another eight years - Olympic chief

Team GB will be able to perform at Rio levels for the next eight years thanks to an increase in funding, the vice chairman of the British Olympic Association has said.

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Dan Evans out but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund progress at Winston-Salem Open

British number two Dan Evans suffered a second-round exit at the Winston-Salem Open, but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund made it through in their first-round clashes in North Carolina.

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Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to regain top form

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has every faith Daniel Sturridge will regain his speed and sharpness once he is fully fit.

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Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

Three more high-profile sponsors have followed Speedo in cutting ties with United States swimmer Ryan Lochte following his Olympic controversy.

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Team GB set to receive a warm welcome on their return

Team GB's Olympic stars can expect a warm welcome when they land at Heathrow on Tuesday morning before facing the media.

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Speedo pulls out of sponsorship deal with Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte has lost his sponsorship deal with Speedo after his Olympic controversy.

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Rio Olympics reach a colourful conclusion at the Maracana

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised Rio's "marvellous Games" during a closing ceremony marked by colour, music and rain at the Maracana Stadium.

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Team GB leads the way with largest range of gold medals

Great Britain won golds across the most sports at the Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Great Britain's gold medals at Rio 2016 in chronological order

Great Britain won 27 gold medals in a stunning total of 67 in the Rio Olympics.

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Memorable moments from the 2016 Rio Olympics

Rio has staged an Olympic Games full of memorable moments for the world's top athletes.

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