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Hewitt to retire in 2016

Lleyton Hewitt will retire from tennis after his 20th Australian Open next year

Former Wimbledon and US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt has announced his intention to retire from tennis after playing his 20th Australian Open next year.

Parling to join Exeter

Geoff Parling will join Exeter in the summer

England forward Geoff Parling will join Exeter in the summer on a two-year deal, the Aviva Premiership club have announced.

Morgan to enter IPL auction

Eoin Morgan will enter this year's IPL auction

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan will enter this year's Indian Premier League auction after admitting his hopes of a Test recall have been "scaled down".

Amir cleared to return in Pakistan

Mohammad Amir has been cleared to return to action in Pakistan

Mohammad Amir, the convicted spot-fixer, has been cleared for an early return to domestic cricket in Pakistan by the International Cricket Council.

Williams beats Keys into final

Serena Williams reached her sixth Australian Open final (AP)

Serena Williams overcame a spirited challenge from teenager Madison Keys to become the oldest Australian Open finalist in the open era on Thursday.

Pochettino: Killer touch was needed

Mauricio Pochettino had a nervy night against Sheffield United

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepted his side almost paid the price for failing to kill off Sheffield United early in their Capital One Cup semi-final.

Gatland wants more involved North

George North needs to get his hands on the ball more, according to Wales coach Warren Gatland

Wales head coach Warren Gatland believes George North should be exerting greater influence on matches and has warned the Northampton wing he is not guaranteed selection against England.

Eriksen takes Spurs to Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring their second goal

Christian Eriksen struck after 88 minutes as Tottenham killed off a stunning Che Adams-inspired Sheffield United comeback to reach the Capital One Cup final with a 3-2 aggregate win.

Paulista ready to level up

Arsenal have completed the signing of Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal

Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista is confident he can take his game to the next level at Arsenal - and help deliver more silverware to the Emirates Stadium.

Problems in the past - Woods

Tiger Woods is back in action at TPC Scottsdale

Tiger Woods will be looking to prove he can still be the force he once was against two of golf's young rising stars when the Waste Management Phoenix Open gets under way on Thursday in Arizona.

Baggies sign McManaman

Callum McManaman has left Wigan to join West Brom

West Brom have completed the signing of Wigan's Callum McManaman on a three-and-a-half year deal.

Lee bows out with BBL final defeat

Brett Lee finished on the losing side in the Big Bash League final

Brett Lee bowed out of professional cricket on the losing side but with star-status firmly in tact as Perth Scorchers retained their Big Bash League title in a thrilling finish against Sydney Sixers.

Hazard hails Costa's commitment

Diego Costa, right, played a controversial role in Chelsea's win over Liverpool

Eden Hazard has hailed Diego Costa as an inspiration to Chelsea after the striker's controversial role in helping the Blues to the Capital One Cup final at the expense of Liverpool.

Vallverdu predicted Murray meeting

Dani Vallverdu, right, will be plotting against Andy Murray, left, in Melbourne

Andy Murray may have avoided Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open but there is no escaping a reminder of his glory days and more recent upheaval.

Figo enters FIFA race

Luis Figo is to run for FIFA president

Luis Figo has sprung the biggest surprise so far of the contest to be FIFA president after announcing he is to stand against Sepp Blatter.

Cueto: Right time to call it a day

Mark Cueto will hang up his boots at the end of the season

Former England and British and Irish Lions winger Mark Cueto will be aiming to make the most of his "bonus year" after announcing his decision to bring his 14-year playing career to an end.

Mourinho fined for comments

Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 and warned over his future conduct by the Football Association

Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 and warned over his future conduct by the Football Association for claiming there was a "clear campaign" against Chelsea.

England hit by more injury troubles

Brad Barritt is battling to be fit for England's Six Nations opener

England's preparations for their RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales have been thrown into disarray after a further four players were all but ruled out of the Millennium Stadium showdown.

Robshaw targets winning start

Chris Robshaw led England to a 29-18 victory at Twickenham in the 2014 Six Nations

England captain Chris Robshaw believes a winning start against Wales will be key if the Red Rose want to be crowned RBS 6 Nations champions this year.