league

Trent Robinson demands ruthlessness from Roosters

Roosters coach Trent Robinson has challenged his players to recapture the ruthless streak that propelled them to the 2013 NRL premiership.
football

Halilhodzic: Armenia are not Belgium

Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic made sure his players knew they would face tougher opposition following a 3-1 win over Armenia on Saturday.
football

We deserved to win, says Bento

Portugal coach Paulo Bento expressed satisfaction with his side's performance despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Greece on Saturday.
football

O'Neill delighted with Ireland display

Martin O'Neill was happy with the Republic of Ireland's performance as they held 2006 FIFA World Cup winners Italy to a 0-0 draw on Saturday.
football

Montolivo out of World Cup with fracture, says Italy doctor

Riccardo Montolivo will miss the FIFA World Cup after fracturing his leg against the Republic of Ireland, according to Italy's team doctor.
football

Wasteful Netherlands frustrate Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal bemoaned the Netherlands' profligacy in the first half of their 1-0 friendly win over Ghana in Rotterdam on Saturday.
tennis

Nadal eases through, Murray locked in epic

Rafael Nadal was a comfortable winner, but Andy Murray was involved in a titanic five-set battle at the French Open on Saturday.
football

Capello laments Russia profligacy

Fabio Capello bemoaned Russia's failure to convert their chances after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Norway on Saturday.
football

International Friendly: Mexico 3 Ecuador 1

Luis Montes' FIFA World Cup dream could be over after he suffered a serious-looking injury having scored in Mexico's 3-1 win over Ecuador.
tennis

Jankovic plays down straightforward success

Jelena Jankovic insisted she had been made to work hard for a French Open fourth-round spot despite a comfortable win over Sorana Cirstea.
football

International Friendly: Italy 0 Republic of Ireland 0

Italy drew 0-0 with the Republic of Ireland in a game that could have serious repercussions for Riccardo Montolivo's FIFA World Cup hopes.
football

International Friendly: Portugal 0 Greece 0

Portugal drew 0-0 with Greece in an uninspiring FIFA World Cup warm-up that was overshadowed by an injury to Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
football

International Friendly: Netherlands 1 Ghana 0

The Netherlands' big-hitters returned to the fold as they picked up a 1-0 win over Ghana in Rotterdam on Saturday.
rugby

Leinster claim Pro12 title as O'Driscoll bids farewell

Leinster beat Glasgow Warriors 34-12 to claim the Pro12 title on Saturday, but Brian O'Driscoll's send-off came to a premature end.
tennis

Bad light halts Murray, Kohlschreiber epic

Andy Murray and Philipp Kohlschreiber were locked in a gruelling duel at the French Open before bad light stopped play on Saturday.
rugby

Reds mark Genia landmark in style, Stormers leave it late

Queensland Reds marked Will Genia's 100th appearance in Super Rugby by beating Highlanders 38-31 while Stormers shocked leaders Sharks.
football

Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying Wrap: Massa sends Uganda through, Sierra Leone leave it late

Geoffrey Massa's goal sent Uganda into the second round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifying after they beat Madagascar on away goals.
football

Deportivo promoted to La Liga

Deportivo La Coruna sealed an immediate return to La Liga on Saturday as a 1-0 win over Real Jaen earned promotion back to the top flight.
cricket

Mathews proud of Sri Lanka response

Angelo Mathews hailed the reaction shown by Sri Lanka as they levelled the one-day international series against England.
cricket

Cook upbeat despite defeat

Alastair Cook was able to take plenty of positives out of England's seven-run defeat to Sri Lanka ahead of the series decider on Tuesday.
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