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The latest in sports news.

Man Utd want to play us? We’re prepared, says Klopp

Liverpool boss confident of winning despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeing game as perfect chance to motivate struggling side.

United job isn’t too big for me, says Solskjaer

His position could come under more pressure if Liverpool win at Old Trafford.

Van Dijk doesn’t watch Man City, urges Liverpool to ‘just go...

Dutch captain believes Reds have nothing to lose in quest for first league trophy in 30 years.

Catalan crisis shelves Barca, Real ‘Clasico’

Oct 26 match between Spanish rivals postponed by demonstrations.

S. Korea implore AFC to punish North over closed-door qualifier

KFA want action on neighbours for refusing to allow media and supporters in Pyongyang.

China denies telling NBA to fire exec over Hong Kong tweet

Beijing claims it has never raised such demands.

Ex-Kedah footballer banned 2 years for cocaine use

Danish striker Ken Ilso has 21 days to appeal decision at Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Exposé reveals industrial-scale slaughter of Aussie racehorses

Secret footage shows retired equines abused, killed for meat.

Tiger eyes Tokyo Olympics berth

He says making the team is a big goal as he doesn't see many more opportunities at his age.

Peng Soon-Liu Ying last Malaysians standing in Denmark

Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Jemie Lai and Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik fell in second round yesterday.

Social media makes it easier to racially abuse players

Leceister City's Wes Morgan says the problem has gotten worse since he began his career.

Uefa ban Ajax, Frankfurt fans from games in London

European football's governing body refuses ticket sales to away fans following crowd trouble earlier this month.

China demanded NBA fire Rockets exec over Hong Kong tweet

Commissioner says the league replied: 'There's no chance that's happening'.

United chief backs Solskjaer, hits out at ‘insults’, ‘myths’

Ed Woodward says Ole has instilled discipline back in players where respect and hard work is emphasised.

Uefa fine Liverpool, Man City for fan misconduct

Scottish champions Celtic also penalised for unruly behaviour of supporters.

Murray sweeps into quarterfinals at Antwerp

The 3-time Grand Slam champ attempting to work his way back to form after long injury layoff.

Watford saved my life, says Elton John

New biography reveals how football club helped rock legend get through ‘worst period of life’.

Justin Thomas backs Tiger Woods for Presidents Cup team

World No 5 would pick Masters champ ‘100 times out of 100’.

Man Utd’s Solskjaer ‘100% sure’ of club’s structure

Manager slams criticism of recruitment as he looks to the future.

Bar brawl lands Uruguay Rugby World Cup team in trouble

Players are reported to have punched walls, mirrors, ruined DJ equipment.

Mata issues battle cry ahead of ‘special game’ against Liverpool

Manchester United face Jurgen Klopp’s side with widest gulf in years.

S. Korean soldier who lost legs to landmine aims for Paralympic gold

He puts rowing skills picked up in rehab towards securing a spot at Tokyo Games.

‘Impressed’ Scudamore ‘excited’ to be involved with A-League

A-League want to replicate success of Premier League.

US boxer Patrick Day dies from brain injuries

Day absorbed a left hook which sent him falling backwards and his head bouncing off the canvas.