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In-form Ozil wants to stay at Arsenal, insists Wenger

Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil is keen to stay at Arsenal and believes the German is playing the best football of his Gunners career.

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Juve sweep past Bologna as Milan’s misery deepens

Reigning champions Juventus stormed back into second place in the Serie A table, while AC Milan’s imploding season took another turn for the worse.

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Lionel Messi turned in a fine display despite missing a penalty (John Walton/Empics)

Barca rout Depor to warm up for Clasico

Luis Suarez and Paulinho each scored twice as LaLiga leaders Barcelona tuned up for next week’s Clasico with a handsome 4-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna.

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Top two-mile chaser Douvan will miss the rest of the season

Douvan to miss rest of the season as connections take ‘conservative’ approach

Crack two-mile chaser Douvan will miss the rest of the season, trainer Willie Mullins has announced.

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Mo Farah celebrates after winning the men's 3000m during the Muller Grand Prix (David Davies/PA)

Sir Mo Farah named BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah upset the odds to be named 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Sunday.

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England captain Joe Root chats with Australia's Steve Smith and Shane Warne (Jason O'Brien/PA)

Bairstow falls early as Australia eye Ashes win in third Test

England lost Jonny Bairstow to the first ball he faced as their bid to save the third Test got off to a miserable start following a controversial three-hour rain delay at the WACA.

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Dawid Malan heads off after the rain arrived (Jason O'Brien/PA)

England on the brink of series defeat at the WACA

England were left needing a miracle in the middle or help from the elements to pull off a great escape in Perth.

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Bradley Lowery will be honoured at the BBC Sports Personality Awards (Peter Byrne/PA )

Bradley Lowery to be honoured at BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards

Bradley Lowery is to be honoured posthumously with the Helen Rollason award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

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Kyle Anderson sees off Peter Jacques to reach World Championship second round

Australia’s Kyle Anderson passed his first test in the William Hill World Championship on Sunday afternoon.

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Elliot Daly at the double as Wasps sting La Rochelle

Elliot Daly scored two tries as Wasps kept alive their hopes of progressing to the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought 21-3 victory.

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Justin Rose signs off the year with stunning eight-shot win at Indonesia Masters

Justin Rose signed off for the year with a stunning eight-shot victory at the Indonesia Masters in Jakarta, playing 28 holes on the final day.

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Sire De Grugy, trained by Gary Moore, has been retired

Jamie Moore praise for Sire De Grugy as retirement announced of popular chaser

Jockey Jamie Moore feels Sire De Grugy “achieved as much as he possibly could” following the 11-year-old’s retirement from racing.

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Australia v England ? 2017/18 Ashes Series ? Third Test ? Day Four ? WACA Ground

Ashes third Test day four – in pictures and social

England were left needing a miracle in the middle or help from the elements to pull off a great escape in Perth.

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Gabriel Jesus in action for Manchester City against Tottenham

Premier League leaders Manchester City have no intention of easing up – Jesus

Gabriel Jesus has warned that Manchester City have no intention of easing up.

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Jesse Lingard (left) and Romelu Lukaku (right) were on target for Manchester United (Tim Goode/EMPICS)

Manchester United fend off West Brom in drab Hawthorns clash

Manchester United survived a late scare to clinch an uninspiring victory at West Brom.

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Mohamed Salah celebrates putting Liverpool 3-0 up (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Mohamed Salah nets again as Liverpool return to winning ways in style

Premier League top-scorer Mohamed Salah struck his 14th goal of the campaign as Liverpool thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 at Dean Court to climb to fourth place.

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Hearts emphatically end Celtic’s long unbeaten run

Hearts ended Celtic’s 69-game unbeaten domestic run in stunning fashion with a 4-0 hammering of the Ladbrokes Premiership champions at Tynecastle.

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Lucas Vazquez: I knew Cristiano Ronaldo would score in Club World Cup triumph

Lucas Vazquez revealed after Real Madrid’s Club World Cup success that he knew Cristiano Ronaldo would score in the final against Gremio.

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Kevin De Bruyne was amongst the goals as Manchester City beat Tottenham 4-1 at the Etihad (Martin Rickett/PA )

Unstoppable City put sorry Spurs to the sword

Leaders Manchester City powered to their 16th successive win in the Premier League with a 4-1 thrashing of Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.

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James Vince scored a half-century (Trevor Collens/AP)

James Vince: We must believe England can retain the Ashes

James Vince hopes England can remain in the Ashes despite the fact his rearguard effort was cut off by a devilish crack in the WACA pitch as Mitchell Starc served up an unplayable delivery.

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