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Clarke 'sick' of injury speculation

BBC Sport - 7 hours 43 min ago
Australia captain Michael Clarke hopes talk of his injury worries will stop when he returns to action against New Zealand.

Crowd trouble mars Dynamo Kiev’s Europa League win over Guingamp

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 48 min ago
• Kiev fans fought among themselves after referee halted second leg in Ukraine
• Guingamp president Bernard Desplat: ‘These are not fans, they are militiamen’

Dynamo Kiev’s Europa League match with Guingamp had to be halted 15 minutes from the end because of crowd trouble.

The home side were 2-0 up and heading into the last 16 3-2 on aggregate when a group of masked fans fought their way past stewards in a bid to attack supporters of the tiny French club.

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Fans raise £2m for non-league club

BBC Sport - 7 hours 52 min ago
A Manchester football club formed ten years ago raises £2m from a community share issue, "one of the largest amounts ever raised by supporters".

Scotland fined for slow over rate

BBC Sport - 8 hours 11 min ago
Scotland's players are fined for a slow over rate in Thursday's tense World Cup defeat by Afghanistan.

Football transfer rumours: Manchester United’s Nani off to Everton?

Guardian Sport - 8 hours 21 min ago
Today’s fluff has their checked shirt ready for Ryan

The Mill woke up this morning, picked another sheet off its banter-quote-a-day calendar and realised this was the final Mill of February. And that means when the Mill returns on Monday, it will be another month closer to when real transfers happen.

You see, February and October are the most difficult months. Mr 15% has gone on holiday and you need to dive really, really deep into the well to find some tittle-tattle or two-bob yarn about a move that, let’s face it, is probably never going to happen.

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St Helens v Castleford Tigers (Fri)

BBC Sport - 8 hours 23 min ago
Team news as St Helens host Castleford Tigers in Friday's Super League fixture at Langtree Park (20:00 GMT).

Van Dijk blames ref after red card

BBC Sport - 8 hours 37 min ago
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.

Scotland’s Ryan Gauld builds international appetite with Sporting life

Guardian Sport - 8 hours 46 min ago
Teenager has made good progress since moving to Lisbon from Dundee United and could feature against Porto this weekend

The path from Tannadice to Estádio José Alvalade is not frequently trodden but Ryan Gauld is already showing signs that unlike other youngsters who have made early moves abroad, he will not have to make the return journey any time soon. Gauld, the 19-year-old playmaker whose move to Sporting Lisbon last summer was accompanied by the Mini Messi tag that he was saddled with at Dundee United, has worked his way into the Portuguese side’s first-team setup in recent weeks and stands a chance of featuring in perhaps their most important match of the season, the visit to Porto on Sunday.

There are clear risks in moving from one football culture to another and being eased in via a club’s B side. The story of Dale Jennings, who moved from Tranmere to Bayern Munich at the age of 18 in 2011 and now finds himself in and out of Barnsley’s starting 11 in League One, is a case in point. But Gauld has taken to first-team football with aplomb, scoring twice in a cup match against Belenenses in January and making his second league appearance during last Sunday’s win over Gil Vicente.

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'Why missing Matic won't matter for Chelsea'

BBC Sport - 9 hours 4 min ago
Robbie Savage on why despite Nemanja Matic's suspension, he expects Chelsea to win Sunday's Capital One Cup final.

VIDEO: Ford on Ireland and Farrell rivalry

BBC Sport - 9 hours 11 min ago
England fly-half George Ford talks about growing up watching the Ireland team and how he got tips from Jonny Wilkinson.

Energy boss leading Marussia rescue

BBC Sport - 9 hours 17 min ago
The main investor behind the revival of the Manor Marussia F1 team is energy firm boss Stephen Fitzpatrick.

VIDEO: The Cut: Blows, KOs and heroes

BBC Sport - 9 hours 36 min ago
Eddie Butler narrates a round-up of the best Six Nations action from the second week of matches of the 2015 Championship.

North urged to play like a Saint

BBC Sport - 9 hours 44 min ago
Northampton Saints wing George North challenged to replicate his club form against France by Wales management.

England could shuffle pack - Morgan

BBC Sport - 9 hours 51 min ago
England could make changes for their World Cup Pool A game against Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday, says captain Eoin Morgan.

Formula 1's greatest fairytale

BBC Sport - 9 hours 52 min ago
How a penniless privateer took on the world's most expensive sport in the middle of the credit crunch - and won.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika names World Cup assistants

Guardian Sport - 11 hours 32 min ago
  • ACT Brumbies coach Larkham and Waratahs defensive coach Grey called upon

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has added former Wallabies Stephen Larkham and Nathan Grey to his staff for the Australian World Cup campaign.

Larkham and Grey have been named as Cheika’s assistants and will continue in their roles at their respective Super Rugby franchises throughout the 2015 Australian campaign.

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Sports Commission slams 'poor governance' of Athletics Australia

Guardian Sport - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:09
  • Former Australia cricket coach hands down damning report

The Australian Sports Commission may guarantee only 60 per cent of funding to Athletics Australia until the sport shows its house is in order.

The much-anticipated review of athletics has called for sweeping reforms, including a unification under one structure.

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VIDEO: Cuba 'keen to update poor internet'

BBC - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 22:23
As the US tweaks its web regulations, Cuba is looking to radically update its internet infrastructure.