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Peerless Peaty crushes 100m breaststroke world record

Peaty has not been beaten for five years over 100m breaststroke in major competition.

Lopez becomes oldest Queen’s title winner

The Spaniard is the lowest-ranked player to win the title at 113 since 108th-ranked Australian Scott Draper in 1998.

Barty on top of the tennis world

Barty is only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings.

Barty beats Venus in Birmingham to close in on world number...

Barty will edge ahead of Naomi Osaka at the top of the rankings before Wimbledon by taking the Birmingham title.

Osaka defeat opens door to top spot for Barty in Birmingham

Osaka is still trying to find her legs on grass.

Murray calls on Gimelstob to stand down after assault case

Murray just does not see how Gimelstob can continue in a position of power after the verdict.

Sports world hopes for level playing field after Brexit

New restrictions on immigration from the EU after Brexit is a particular issue for football.

Peaty and Kolesnikov break world records at Euros

Adam Peaty knocked 0.13 seconds off his own record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

Pornanong holds nerve to stay in front at Women’s British Open

On 13-under-par, Pornanong led by one from English home favourite Georgia Hall, with South Korea's Ryu So-yeon a further shot back on 11-under.

After Wimbledon, real tennis cuts to the chase

On a court originally built in 1530 for King Henry VIII, the top players are laying chases and hitting boomerangs, giraffes and railroads -- some of the sport's quirky moves.

Murray faces tough test against Wawrinka at Eastbourne

The 31-year-old Scot -- a two-time Wimbledon champion -- will hope he gives a good account of himself against Wawrinka, who has reached the quarter-finals at the All England club twice, to commit himself to playing at Wimbledon which begins on July 2.

Farah faces tough examination in London Marathon

"Acceptable for me would be knowing I mixed in with the guys, I fought for it, and that I ran a personal best," Farah told the BBC this week.