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West Indies go 1-0 up after Bishoo takes nine

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West Indies 219 (Shai Hope 90*, Cremer 4-64) and 373 (Chase 95, Cremer 4-114) beat Zimbabwe 159 (Bishoo 5-79) and 316 (Taylor 73, Bishoo 4-105) by 117 runs.

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Karolina Pliskova beats Garbine Muguruza; Venus Williams beats Jelena Ostapenko

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Third seed Karolina Pliskova thrashed Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza for the loss of just four games at the WTA Finals to become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals.

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Stuart Bingham banned over betting on snooker matches

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Former world snooker champion Stuart Bingham has been banned for six months for betting breaches.

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Brathwaite and Chase stretch WI’s lead to 429

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Stumps West Indies 219 and 369 for 8 (Chase 91*, Brathwaite 86, Cremer 3-111, Jarvis 2-66) lead Zimbabwe 159 by 429 runs. West Indies tightened their grip on day three in Bulawayo, Kraigg Brathwaite’s 86 and Roston Chase’s unbeaten 91 forming the backbone of their 369 for 8. With the ...

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Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki win on day two

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World number one Simona Halep and sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki both impressed in their opening round-robin matches at the WTA Finals in Singapore.

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‘Fifa doesn’t care about women’s football’

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Fifa has shown it does not care about the women’s game by naming a little-known striker on its female player-of-the-year shortlist, World Cup-winner Megan Rapinoe says.

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Gabriel, Cummins warm up with impressive efforts

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West Indians 336 for 7 declared and 74 for 1 (Hope 35*, Powell 34*) lead Zimbabwe A 143 (Moor 32, Chibhabha 27, Bishoo 3-28, Gabriel 2-5, Cummins 2-8) by 267 runs.

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World Cup play-offs: Northern Ireland drawn against Switzerland

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Northern Ireland will play Switzerland in the World Cup play-offs as they aim to qualify for next summer’s tournament in Russia and a first finals since 1986.

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2018 Tour de France a ‘massive challenge’

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Chris Froome says he faces a “massive challenge” to win his fifth Tour de France, as the route for the 2018 race was announced on Tuesday.

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Police appeal for witnesses to incident which led to England cricketer’s arrest

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Police have renewed their appeal for two men who they believe may be key witnesses to the incident for which cricketer Ben Stokes was arrested.

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