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Glasgow Warriors 17-9 Treviso

BBC Sport - 5 hours 1 min ago
Niko Matawalu scores the only try as Glasgow Warriors return to Pro12 action with victory over Treviso.

Gallagher appointed Donegal manager

BBC Sport - 5 hours 3 min ago
Rory Gallagher is installed as Donegal senior football manager on a three-year term with the option of another season.

Williams team principal in hospital

BBC Sport - 5 hours 13 min ago
Williams team principal Sir Frank Williams is in hospital for treatment on a pressure sore on his back.

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray in ATP Masters quarter-final in Paris

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 31 min ago
Djokovic wins 7-5, 6-2 to progress to semi-finals
Murray already qualified for Tour finals in London

Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in straight sets to book his place in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters on Friday night. The Serb edged into the lead after claiming a hard-fought first set before easing to victory in the second with three breaks of the Murray serve.

Djokovic triumphed 7-5, 6-2 in a match time of one hour and 41 minutes to line up a last-four meeting with David Ferrer or Kei Nishikori. The first set progressed on serve, although Murray survived a scare in the eighth game after a successful review when Djokovic had appeared to have claimed the first break of the match, only for the ball to be shown to be out.

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Increased rainfall expected on weekend

Observer - 5 hours 38 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica says that a cold front is expected to affect the island on the weekend bringing showers to most northern parishes.

Breeders' Cup 2014: day one live! | Greg Wood

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 40 min ago

8.39pm GMT

Hmmm, Im slowly getting the hang of it, though it seems pics will need to go via Twitter, like this...

No excuses for missing anything this evening as this is the view from my desk #BC14 pic.twitter.com/DTAbhV1ske

8.05pm GMT

Hello from Santa Anita, where a 10-race card which includes the first four of the weekends 13 Breeders Cup races is already underway beneath a sky which can only be described as ... well, rather grey and cloudy actually. There is even some rain forecast tomorrow - one website suggests that there is a 100 per cent chance of rain at 1pm local time on Saturday, which shows impressive confidence - but nothing like enough to make any difference to either of the tracks, which receive countless gallons from tanker trucks every day anyway.

Europe is represented in three of the four Breeders Cup events today, including the feature race, the $2m Distaff at 23.35GMT, when Pia Brandts LAmour De Ma Vie and Maxime Guyon take on the best 10-furlong fillies and mares in America.

7.59pm GMT

Join Greg Wood from 8pm GMT/1PM local time.

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VIDEO: Drivers test 'virtual safety car'

BBC Sport - 5 hours 44 min ago
Formula 1 drivers test out a 'virtual safety car' following first practice for the US Grand Prix.

Rita Jeptoo fails doping test: Athletics Kenya

Observer - 5 hours 49 min ago
NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday.

Courtois eyes league and Euro double

BBC Sport - 5 hours 57 min ago
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea can win the Premier League and Champions League this season.

Premier League runs up US$614 million transfer deficit

Observer - 6 hours 4 min ago
LONDON, England (AFP) - The English Premier League ran up a record US$614 million deficit in its pre-season purchases of foreign football stars but more than covered its spending with extra TV and rights earnings around the world, a report said Thursday.

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed doping test in September

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 4 min ago
Kenyan tested positive for a banned substance last month
Jeptoo now awaiting results of B sample

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runners agent said Friday.

Federico Rosa told The Associated Press that Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test in Kenya weeks before she won a second straight Chicago Marathon title on 12 October.

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VIDEO: Watch BBC Sport's FA Cup trail

BBC Sport - 6 hours 10 min ago
Watch BBC Sport's FA Cup trail as the world famous competition gets under way next weekend with Warrington Town v Exeter live on BBC Two.

CDEMA gets € 20m grant from EU

Observer - 6 hours 21 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Disaster management in the Caribbean region is getting a boost with a 20 million euro grant from the European Union, according to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).

Milos Raonic halts Roger Federers run for No1 at Paris Masters

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 28 min ago
Canadian maintains hopes of reaching ATP Tour Finals
Tomas Berdych secures his place in London

Roger Federers hopes of finishing the season as world No1 took a hit when the Swiss second seed was dumped out of the Paris Masters with a 7-6, 7-5 defeat by the Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Raonic, seeded seventh, served 21 aces to keep alive his hopes of securing a place at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals, for which Tomas Berdych qualified earlier with a 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the South African Kevin Anderson.

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Nicolas Colsaerts takes halfway lead at BMW Masters

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 30 min ago
Colsearts inspired by European success in Ryder Cup
You just keep that intensity that youve seen
Lee Westwood hits hole in one at CIMB Classic

Nicolas Colsaerts revealed how he was inspired by Europes Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles after taking the halfway lead in the BMW Masters in Shanghai.

Colsaerts was part of the winning team at Medinah in 2012 but failed to make the team this year and had to settle for commentating on the event instead on radio.

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Trini money courier pleads guilty for failure to declare US$45,000 at airport

Observer - 6 hours 31 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Kevin Dyer, 29, of Chaguanas, Trinidad, was sentenced today to pay J$250,000 or serve three (3) months imprisonment for failure to declare US$45,000 at the Norman Manley International Airport.

Trinidadian courier sentenced for failure to declare cash

Observer - 6 hours 34 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Financial Investigations Division (FID) has reported that a Trinidadian courier was today (October 31) sentenced to pay J$250,000 or serve three months in prison for failure to declare US$45,000 at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.

'Plastic' Halloween skulls found in Connecticut are human remains

Observer - 6 hours 56 min ago
MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) — A pair of Connecticut junk haulers was stunned to learn on Friday that two skulls picked up at the cluttered home of a deceased man on the day before Halloween were human remains, not made of plastic as they had thought.

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