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Brave Leeds beaten by Saints

Lance Hohaia's drop goal proved crucial

St Helens took advantage of the first-half dismissal of Leeds centre Joel Moon to earn a precious win that takes them a step closer to securing top spot in the First Utility Super League.

Otto shakes things up in Turin

South Africa's Hennie Otto played a superb round

As a South African he cannot compete in the Ryder Cup, but Hennie Otto may still have played a significant part in deciding Europe's team in the Italian Open.

Froome narrows the gap in Spain

Chris Froome moved to within 19 seconds of the leader

Chris Froome closed to within 19 seconds of race leader Alejandro Valverde at the Vuelta a Espana, despite crashing on Friday's seventh stage.

Dyche: United need time to adapt

Sean Dyche will look to inflict more misery on Manchester United

Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes it will take time for Manchester United to adapt to Louis van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation because it is so "radical."

Mercedes allow pair to keep racing

Nico Rosberg, right, has apologised for his collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian Grand Prix

Mercedes have decided to allow feuding team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to continue to race this season following clear-the-air talks on Friday.

Mario makes a good impression

Mario Balotelli completed his move to Liverpool from AC Milan on Monday

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been impressed by the impact Mario Balotelli has made in training with the Reds but is keen to stress that no individual is a bigger star than the team.

Hales looks to thrive with Cook

England's Alex Hales has no doubts he will succeed at the top of the order with captain Alastair Cook

England's rookie one-day international opener Alex Hales has heard all the noises off questioning captain Alastair Cook's World Cup credentials - but he is already planning their campaign together.

Tottenham face Turkey trip

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham will face some tough away trips in the Europa League

Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal's recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side in Group C of the Europa League.

Al Fayed: Absurd to blame me

Former Fulham owner Mohamed Al Fayed, pictured, has hit back at Cottagers manager Felix Magath

Mohamed Al Fayed has hit back at Felix Magath after the Fulham manager blamed the club's former owner for their recent demise.

Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

Nico Rosberg, right, has apologised for his collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian Grand Prix

Mercedes have taken "suitable disciplinary measures" against Nico Rosberg after the German admitted his responsibility for the controversial collision between himself and Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

Wenger: We're not striker light

Arsene Wenger could yet make a late move in the transfer market

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal can still challenge for the Barclays Premier League title even if they fail to sign cover for the injured Olivier Giroud.

Swann repeats call for Cook to go

Graeme Swann, right, does not believe Alastair Cook is the right man to lead England's one-day side

Graeme Swann has repeated his call for Alastair Cook to relinquish his place in England's one-day side, likening the team's current methods to a "two-litre diesel in a Formula One race".

Djokovic on a high

Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the US Open

Novak Djokovic could not be happier with his form after coasting through his first two matches at the US Open.

Bruce bemoans Europa exit

Steve Bruce felt his Hull side made 'far too many mistakes' against Lokeren

Steve Bruce lamented Hull's early exit from their first ever European campaign after being ousted by KSC Lokeren on away goals at the Europa League play-off stage.

Reds welcome Real encounters

Daniel Sturridge will be crucial as Liverpool mount their first Champions League campaign since 2009

Liverpool are relishing the prospect of hosting reigning Champions League winners Real Madrid after the Reds were handed a glamorous return to the European stage.