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Jovetic at the double for City

Stevan Jovetic helped Manchester City make an early statement in the title race

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic ensured former club favourite Mario Balotelli's return to England was relegated to a sideshow as the Barclays Premier League champions ruthlessly brushed aside the team who ran them so close last season.

Murray through after scare

Andy Murray appeared in discomfort during his first-round win (AP)

Andy Murray defied his own body and Dutch opponent Robin Haase to reach the second round of the US Open.

Matthews pips Martin on third day

Michael Matthew crosses the line to take the stage win (AP)

Michael Matthews pipped Dan Martin in a sprint finish to win the third stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Monday and claim the leader's jersey.

Balotelli targets Champions League

Mario Balotelli, pictured, has signed for Liverpool

Mario Balotelli has set his sights on taking Liverpool to Champions League glory after admitting he had made a mistake in turning his back on English football.

Australia crush Zimbabwe in ODI

Glenn Maxwell hit a boundary-laden 93

Australia completed a crushing 198-run win over hosts Zimbabwe in the opening fixture of the triangular series in Harare.

Dons ready for 'biggest game'

Pete Winkelman's MK Dons host Manchester United

Chairman Pete Winkelman has described the visit of Manchester United as the biggest game in MK Dons' short history.

Reds close in on Balotelli capture

Liverpool are close to sealing a move for Mario Balotelli

Liverpool are on the verge of sealing the signing of Mario Balotelli after the Italy striker appeared at the club's training ground on Monday.

Mercedes bosses to clear up mess

Mercedes' Toto Wolff, left, and Niki Lauda, right, are confident of resolving the crisis

Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda are confident they can resolve the latest crisis involving warring drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Van Gaal defends Januzaj decision

Adnan Januzaj played out of position at the Stadium of Light

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has defended his decision to use Adnan Januzaj as a holding midfielder in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Sunderland, insisting he saw it as the best thing to do at the time to boost their chances of victory.

Sexton poised for Leinster return

Ireland's Jonathan Sexton is expected to sign for Leinster

Johnny Sexton is expected to complete a four-year deal to return from France to former club Leinster at the end of the coming season.

Rain reigns in Bristol

Rain prevented any play at the Bristol County Ground in Bristol.

Incessant rain in Bristol washed out England's first Royal London Series match against India.