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UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Allen to win seventh title

UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Allen to win seventh title

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Media playback is not supported on this device Ronnie O'Sullivan won the UK Championship for a record seventh time by outclassing Mark Allen 10-6 in York.O'Sullivan retained his title to move to 19 World, UK and Masters trophies - surpassing Stephen Hendry's record in the 'Triple Crown' events.A run of six frames in a row allowed the Englishman to dominate the final. Northern Ireland's Allen rallied to trail 9-6, but O'Sullivan closed out the match with a break of 78 to collect the trophy and the £170,000 top prize.I don't want to stop now - O'SullivanFive-time w...
Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

Brawls and arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

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Ugly scenes marred UFC 229 as lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov began a brawl by the octagon after beating Conor McGregor.Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.Meanwhile, McGregor was involved in a bust-up in the octagon with members of his opponent's team. Three of Nurmagomedov's party were arrested but later released.'This is not my best side' - champion Nurmagomedov apologises for ugly scenes'Bad for the brand and bad for the sport - White on UFC 229 chaosThe BBC MMA Show podcast: A night to remember/forgetUFC president Dana White said McGregor had refused to press charges.Earlier ...
US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

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2018 US OpenVenue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport websiteDefending champion Rafael Nadal dug deep to win the longest match of this year's US Open in a classic five-set quarter-final against Dominic Thiem - which finished at 2:03am local time.World number one Nadal lost the opening set 6-0 after being outpowered by the Austrian ninth seed in New York.However, the 32-year-old Spanish top seed recovered to lead two sets to one before Thiem levelled in a tie-break. Nadal edged a tense fifth-set tie-break to win 0-6 6-4 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5).The 17-time Grand Slam cham...
Watch: Paul Pogba nets first goal of Premier League season, Manchester United beats Leicester City

Watch: Paul Pogba nets first goal of Premier League season, Manchester United beats Leicester City

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Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Paul Pogba scored the first goal of the Premier League season in Manchester United's 2-1 win against Leicester City Friday in Manchester, England. "I told the players we had very good periods, we had lots of glimpses of the football we wanted to play," United manager Jose Mourinho said, according to the team website. "Leicester were strong in a few periods of the game, but we coped with that as a team which is also an important thing. The team played as a team in these difficult moments." Pogba's tally came in the third minute of the Red Devils' victory. Daniel Amartey had a hand ball in the Leicester City box after an Alexis Sanchez shot deflected off of Wes Morgan. The French star stepped up to the penalty stripe and buried a shot into the upper right portion of the net...
Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

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Former world number one Andy Murray took another big step in his comeback from hip surgery by beating fellow Briton Kyle Edmund in the second round of the Washington Open.Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray beat British number one Edmund 7-6 (7-4) 1-6 6-4.He will play Romania's Marius Copil in the third round. "It was much better, just in terms of the way I actually played the match," said the Scot, 31."Regardless of the result, we wanted to at least be dictating more points, trying to use my forehand, be closer to the baseline. "I think I did that, especially in some of the important moments in the third set. I was being more offensive."Konta reaches third round in CaliforniaLive scores, s...