Antonio Conte risks reigniting feud with Jose Mourinho by claiming the Manchester United boss had it easy at Chelsea

The current Blues boss defended his first 100 games in charge – despite predecessor Mourinho having a better record at that stage in his first spell at Stamford Bridge. And, in their latest example of their uncomfortable rivalry, Conte claimed the Portuguese manager bossed Chelsea during more simple times. Now he hopes the Blues topple Southampton on Sunday to set […]

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David Koch hits out at AFL over Powell-Pepper investigation

Port Adelaide has demanded the AFL hand over the full report on the Sam Powell-Pepper investigation, declaring some evidence has been "completely misleading". Power chairman David Koch said the club had been handed a summary of the report into allegations over what transpired in a late-night incident involving Powell-Pepper at an Adelaide nightclub on April 8. The player broke the team […]

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Two Hawks breathe easy, Selwood suspended, Thomas, Sicily to tribunal

Tom Mitchell's hopes of claiming a maiden Brownlow Medal remain intact after he was fined for striking Todd Goldstein in an off-the-ball incident as match review officer Michael Christian laid 12 charges from five games across Saturday and Sunday. Hawks youngster Ryan Burton has also escaped suspension for his third-quarter collision with North Melbourne's Shaun Higgins on Sunday which left […]

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Liverpool vs Roma: SunSport's scouting report as Italians warm up with 3-0 hammering of SPAL

Football editor CHARLIE WYETT was in north-east Italy   for   a   scouting   report. WHO WERE ROMA’S  OPPONENTS? Their official name is Societa Polisportiva Ars et Labor, so SPAL is obviously a bit easier. They are a small team in Ferrara, a city of about 130,000 inhabitants 30 miles from Bologna in Emilia Romagna. They reformed in Serie D six years after going bankrupt for a second […]

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Gleyber Torres — and his swing — is the talk of the Yankees

Gleyber Torres got a standing ovation from the Stadium crowd as he went to the plate for the first time in his major league career Sunday. The Yankee who has heard almost nothing but boos in The Bronx understands the excitement surrounding the organization’s top prospect. “He’s gonna be good, man,” Giancarlo Stanton said before Torres went hitless in the […]

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Australian De Rozario delights in London Marathon triumph

Australia's Madison de Rozario said her Commonwealth Games triumph had given her the confidence she needed to claim her maiden London Marathon women's wheelchair victory. The 24-year-old Perth athlete finished in one hour 42 minutes 58 seconds on Sunday ahead of four-time champion Tatyana McFadden, with another American, Susannah Scaroni, third. Madison de Rozario of Australia placed first, centre, Tatyana […]

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Brad Scott lauds best-ever Kangaroos performance

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says his side's display in their 28-point win over Hawthorn on Sunday was the club's best performance since he took over as coach in 2010. The Kangaroos – who many tipped to be in the doldrums in 2018 – were brilliant at Etihad Stadium against the highly fancied Hawks, despite losing Shaun Higgins and Ed Vickers-Willis […]

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