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Football

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Mourinho scales back United festivities

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho scaled down the club's Christmas lunch this week in order to stay focused on the trip to West Brom.

Horse Racing

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Act of Velour ready for Doncaster

Trainer Paul Nicholls hopes a win at Doncaster on Saturday for Act of Valour will keep him open for Cheltenham.


Cricket

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Aussies close on Ashes as Smith and Marsh dominate

Australia were 549-4 at stumps on day three of the third Test thanks to Steve Smith's double century and Mitchell Marsh's hundred.

Tennis

Aljaz Bedene

Britain loses top-50 tennis star

Aljaz Bedene is to represent Slovenia once more after giving up his fight to play Davis Cup and Olympic tennis for Great Britain.


Motorsport

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Todt criticises top teams for reliability

FIA president Jean Todt says cars at the top of the grid are too reliable and it shows that too much money is being spent.

Golf

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McDowell determined to improve

Graeme McDowell says he has a plan to enjoy a better 2018 and force his way into contention for Europe's Ryder Cup team.


Rugby Union

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Wigglesworth ruled out for two months

England scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth has been ruled out for up to two months, dealing Saracens another key injury blow.

Rugby League

Alex Walmsley

Saints prop tipped for NRL move

St Helens star Alex Walmsley has been backed to make the switch to the NRL in the future by England team-mate James Graham.