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Tyson Fury next fight: Odds on Anthony Joshua, David Price and Shannon Briggs

Fury is free to resume boxing after a compromise with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) on his positive test for the banned steroid nandrolone was found, resulting in a two-year ban which has been backdated to December 2015. It means Fury, who has returned to training and faced the UKAD hearing alongside cousin Hughie, can challenge for Anthony Joshua’s unified WBA, IBF and IBO titles. “I’m a fighting man through and through and I’ve never backed down from anyone in my life. I was certainly not going to back down from fighting…

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Apollon Limassol vs Everton LIVE: Latest Europa League scores, goals and highlights

GETTY Apollon Limassol vs Everton LIVE: Latest Europa League scores, news and highlights Apollon Limassol vs Everton LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest Europa League scores, news and highlights APOLLON LIMASSOL 0-2 EVERTON 45: We’re back underway folks. Let’s see if Everton can continue to make this Europa League lark look easy when you’ve been knocked out… GETTY Apollon Limassol vs Everton LIVE: Latest Europa League scores, news and highlights APOLLON LIMASSOL 0-2 EVERTON HT: Well, who saw that coming? Everton have played Apollon off the park and look…

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World Cup 2018 odds: Germany and Brazil favourites, England outside bet to win in Russia

The World Cup draw takes place this afternoon with the qualified countries all learning their groups ahead of the tournament next summer. The 32 teams will be split into eight groups with 31 of them having secured spots through qualifying and Russia entering as hosts.  England are seeded in pot 2 so could draw any one of Brazil, Germany, Portugal, Argentina Belgium, Poland, France or Russia in their group. The Three Lions are 20/1 to lift the trophy in Moscow next year, but who are the bookies heavily backing ahead…

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 odds: Anthony Joshua MASSIVE favourite

Joshua began the year as IBF world heavyweight champion but added the WBA belt to his collection in a thrilling win over Wladimir Klitschko. The legendary Ukrainian knocked Joshua down in front of 90,000 partisan fans at Wembley Stadium but the Brit got off the canvas to score an 11th-round technical knockout. The April win was the biggest of Joshua’s 19 professional victories and the 28-year-old added a 20th to his record with a successful defence against Carlos Takam at the Principality Stadium last month. And now Joshua looks set…

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Swansea next manager odds: Paul Clement under pressure – Three sacked bosses in frame

Swansea are currently 19th in the Premier League, two points adrift of safety ahead of tonight’s visit to Chelsea. Clement’s side ended a run of five successive defeats last time out with a 0-0 draw against Bournemouth, but the pressure is still on with the Welsh side having failed to score in their last three games Club chairman Huw Jenkins publicly backed Clement in the matchday programme at the weekend, but another defeat would cast further doubt over the Swansea manager’s future. There is a long list of possible candidates…

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Blackburn Rovers: Graeme Le Saux explains what Tony Mowbray must do at Ewood – Exclusive

That’s the verdict of Graeme Le Saux, who won the Premier League with the east Lancashire outfit back in 1995. Blackburn‘s fall from grace continued last season as they dropped into the third tier of English football. And how far they had drifted was compounded on August 12 when they lost to Doncaster as arch-rivals Burnley claimed a famous win over reigning Premier League champions Chelsea. Blackburn have recovered from defeats in their opening two League One fixtures to climb to sixth in the table. And Rovers fan favourite Le…

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Christmas Number One 2017: Guess which former talent show winner is a surprise contender?

Michelle McManus, who has maintained a strong career in Scotland since winning Pop Idol in 2003, has recorded a cover of We All Stand Together. She teams up with Britain’s Got Talent stars Choirs With Purpose on the track, which is out on November 24. “Well I’m delighted and honoured to announce that I am singing lead vocal along with Choirs With Purpose on the new charity single released on Friday 24th November,” she wrote on Instagram.  “It’s a cover of We All Stand Together and what’s more Sir Paul…

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UFC 217 stream: Watch the UFC 217 press conference LIVE here

British MMA fighter Michael Bisping will defend his middleweight title against Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 217 next month.  Bisping has hinted he could retire after his showdown with St-Pierre. In an interview with The MMA Hour, the 38-year-old said: “I think the career I’ve had, the years I’ve been in the UFC, the injuries I’ve had, the ups and downs, getting close to title fights and all of this, there’s a possibility – this might be my last ever fight.” The Cyprus-born fighter has won 30…

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Rio Ferdinand admits boxing career may last just one fight despite hype around new venture

Ferdinand announced he was pursuing a challenge in the boxing ring last month at the age of 38. The former England and Manchester United defender has teamed up with Betfair for the ‘Defender to Contender’ campaign. And Ferdinand had previously said he had ambitions of challenging for a belt but has now admitted he does not see the move into boxing as a change of career. He told BBC Breakfast: “I want to see if I can get a licence and become a professional and have one fight. “I am…

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Chelsea exclusive: Conte needs to make Hazard star man to avoid Real Madrid move – Le Saux

Hazard has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid, with manager Zinedine Zidane and club president Florentino Perez both said to be huge admirers. The Belgium international even refused to rule out a move to the Bernabeu in the future when asked about Real’s interest in the summer. Chelsea are reportedly keen to tie Hazard down to a new £300,000-a-week contract to fend off potential suitors. And former Blues defender Le Saux reckons Conte can keep Hazard at Stamford Bridge – as long as he makes the 26-year-old…

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