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Olympic champion Adam Peaty feels 2017 has been ‘much better year’ than 2016

After his trailblazing Olympic exploits in 2016, it is quite something to hear Adam Peaty say 2017 was more successful as he aims to get even better.

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Jose Mourinho is understood to have been involved in heated exchanges with some City players after the derby (Martin Rickett/PA)

FA gives Manchester rivals until Wednesday to explain Old Trafford fracas

The Football Association has given Manchester United and Manchester City until Wednesday to reply to a request for observations following reports of ugly scenes after City’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will face Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League (Nigel French/Empics)

Chelsea to face Barcelona in last 16 of Champions League

Chelsea were handed the toughest test in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as they were paired with five-times European champions Barcelona.

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Olivier Giroud denied Saints (Adam Davy/PA)

Olivier Giroud salvages late point for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

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Horses in a field in Cloughoge, Newry

Racing disrupted by snow and frost

The National Hunt meeting at Uttoxeter on Tuesday has been abandoned as the wintry weather continues to disrupt the racing programme.

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Everton's players celebrate their equaliser (Peter Byrne/PA)

Wayne Rooney’s penalty earns a point for Everton at Liverpool

Wayne Rooney’s first Merseyside derby goal earned Everton a 1-1 draw at Anfield as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s selection gamble backfired.

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England batsman Ben Duckett has been suspended for pouring a drink over James Anderson (Adam Davy/PA)

Ben Duckett suspended and given final warning following incident in Perth bar

Ben Duckett is to remain with the England Lions tour of Australia but will play no further part in any remaining matches and has received a final written warning over his conduct.

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Dani Rowe aiming for Commonwealth Games selection with Wales

Dani Rowe has announced her intention to switch allegiances from England to Wales at the Commonwealth Games.

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Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to regain their five point lead at the top of LaLiga on Sunday night

Barca restore five-point lead at summit after beating Villarreal

Barcelona seized on the second-half dismissal of Dani Raba to beat Villarreal 2-0 and restore their five-point lead at the top of LaLiga on Sunday night.

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Kane and Pochettino insist Spurs fear no team in Champions League

Harry Kane and Mauricio Pochettino have both declared that Tottenham want to play the best teams the Champions League has to offer.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Gareth Bale has reportedly agreed terms to leave Real Madrid next summer. The Daily Mail says reports in Spain suggest the forward reached an agreement during a meeting between president Florentino Perez and his agent Jonathan Barnett. The paper says Manchester United and his former club Tottenham are the front-runners to sign him in a return to the Premier League.

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Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo pours in the points as Indiana Pacers see off Denver Nuggets

Victor Oladipo scored a career-best 47 points to help power the Indiana Pacers to a 126-116 win over the Denver Nuggets.

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Man City boss Guardiola unfazed by possibility of suspension over yellow ribbon

Pep Guardiola intends to continue wearing a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalan politicians.

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Nicolas Otamendi, right, volleyed home a second-half winner (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Premier League leaders Manchester City open up 11-point gap after derby triumph

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi fired Pep Guardiola’s men to derby victory.

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Pittsburgh Steelers secure AFC North title in dramatic fashion

The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched the AFC North title with a nail-biting 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan claims sixth UK Championship title and earns share of records

Ronnie O’Sullivan grabbed a share of two of snooker’s great records as he landed his sixth Betway UK Championship title in stunning fashion.

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Noel Gallagher revels in Manchester City derby win during punditry role

Noel Gallagher could not hide his delight as boyhood club Manchester City defeated local rivals Manchester United in a tense 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.

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Anfield equaliser ‘right up there’ with career highlights for Wayne Rooney

Everton’s Wayne Rooney admitted he dare not miss the penalty which gave him his first Merseyside derby goal and his side a 1-1 draw at Anfield.

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Pep Guardiola, left, inspired Manchester City to victory over Mourinho's United

5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Manchester City moved 11 points clear of Manchester United at the top of the Premier League, while Big Sam’s Everton revolution continued apace and even David Moyes had something to shout about.

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Jose Mourinho, right, and Pep Guardiola went head to head at Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho versus Pep Guardiola in focus

Old foes Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola faced each other again as United hosted City in the Manchester derby.

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