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Vasyl Lomachenko seeks unification fight and promises UK return after convincing victory over Luke Campbell

Vasyl Lomachenko seeks unification fight and promises UK return after convincing victory over Luke Campbell

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Vasyl Lomachenko promises he will return to fight in the UK after his stunning win over Luke Campbell at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night.The Ukrainian knocked Campbell down in the 11th round and claimed a unanimous decision by two scores of 119-108 and one of 118-109. Getty Images - Getty Lomachenko delivered a boxing clinic at the O2 While the judges’ scorecards were arguably a little harsh on the Hull fighter, Lomachenko underlined just why he is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet as he took another step towards becoming the undisputed champion in the 135lb division. The victory saw him retain his WBA and WBO lightweight titles and scoop the vacant WBC crown.
Huddersfield 1-2 Derby County: Tom Lawrence scores a brilliant brace as Phillip Cocu starts Rams reign with hard-fought victory

Huddersfield 1-2 Derby County: Tom Lawrence scores a brilliant brace as Phillip Cocu starts Rams reign with hard-fought victory

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Tom Lawrence’s quickfire double saw Derby County edge to a 2-1 victory over Huddersfield for Phillip Cocu’s first win in charge of the club.Lawrence opened the scoring for the visitors midway through the first-half with a lovely lobbed finish following some scrappy defending from Jan Siewart’s side. Lawrence’s two strikes earned his side the three points And the Welshman doubled his tally just two minutes later after producing some neat footwork to fire a beautiful left-footed strike past a hapless Kamil Grabara. The 25-year-old’s goals came in the 22nd and 25th minutes of an entertaining opening period, from which Huddersfield – who finished bottom of the Premier League last season – emerged one goal behind after Karlan Grant netted a penalty on the half-hour mark
Shane Lowry’s Open victory at Royal Portrush realises childhood dreams

Shane Lowry’s Open victory at Royal Portrush realises childhood dreams

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Media playback is not supported on this device The 148th Open Championship - final-round leaderboard-15 S Lowry (Ire); -9 T Fleetwood (Eng); -7 T Finau (US); -6 L Westwood (Eng), B Koepka (US); -5 R MacIntyre (Sco), T Hatton (Eng), D Willett (Eng), R Fowler (US); -4 P Reed (US)Selected others: -3 F Molinari (Ita), T Lewis (Eng), J Thomas (US), J Rahm (Spa); -1 L Oosthuizen (SA), M Fitzpatrick (Eng), J Spieth (US), J Rose (Eng); +2 R Knox (Sco), M Kuchar (US); +3 B Watson (US); +4 P Casey (Eng), G McDowell (NI); +5 J Furyk (US); +6 JB Holmes (US)Shane Lowry says he realised a childhood dr...
England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup final, Lord'sNew Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50England win after super overScorecardEngland beat New Zealand to win the men's World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice.In an emotional and electric atmosphere at Lord's, both sides scored 241 in their 50 overs and were level on 15 when they batted for an extra over apiece.It meant England we...
Peru 0-5 Brazil: Hosts top Copa America group with resounding victory as Roberto Firmino bags ‘no look’ goal

Peru 0-5 Brazil: Hosts top Copa America group with resounding victory as Roberto Firmino bags ‘no look’ goal

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MORE LIKE IT The Selecao put their disappointing draw to Venezuela behind them by romping to victory over the sorry Peruvians Brazil finally gave their fans something to smile about after romping to victory over Peru in their final Copa America group game in Sao Paolo. The hosts had been subject to jeers from their supporters following an unconvincing win over Bolivia and a disappointing draw against Venezuela. Getty Brazil put together a great performance when it was needed But those jeers became cheers on Saturday as the Selecao won 5-0 thanks to goals from Casemiro, Roberto Firmino, Everton Soares, Dani Alves and Willian. Brazil are now through to the quarter-finals after finishing top of Group A. The deadlock was broken by Real ...