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Cotter message falling on deaf ears

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter was left frustrated after an error-strewn defeat by Italy

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter concedes his "message" is not getting through to his players after watching them crash to their third RBS 6 Nations defeat on the spin.

Warburton injury sours Wales win

Sam Warburton suffered a knee injury in Paris

Wales are sweating on skipper Sam Warburton's fitness after he took a blow to his knee during the 20-13 RBS 6 Nations victory over France in Paris.

Ref thought Brown made key foul

Referee Roger East, left, insists it was not a case of mistaken identity when he sent off Wes Brown, centre, rather than John O'Shea, right

Referee Roger East has told the body responsible for officiating standards in English football it was not a case of mistaken identity when he sent off Sunderland's Wes Brown at Manchester United.

Wales triumphant in Paris

Dan Biggar goes over for Wales' try

Wales claimed a fourth successive RBS 6 Nations victory over France as they powered home in Paris and kept alive their title hopes.

Hamilton fastest in Barcelona

World champion Lewis Hamilton had mixed feelings after his final day of testing in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on his final day of testing ahead of the Formula One season but was left underwhelmed.

Cisse secures points for Newcastle

Papiss Cisse celebrates scoring for Newcastle against Aston Villa

Papiss Cisse's 11th goal of the season handed Newcastle a first home win of 2015 and plunged Aston Villa deeper into Barclays Premier League relegation trouble.

Slipping Trippier boosts Swans

Kieran Trippier's own goal gave Swansea all three points at Burnley

A chaotic own goal from Burnley defender Kieran Trippier sealed another grim afternoon for the hosts as Swansea won 1-0 to steal the points at Turf Moor.

Dyke brushes off Chelsea complaints

Chelsea's Nemanja Matic, left, reacts following a foul by Burnley's Ashley Barnes, bottom

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has brushed off Chelsea's criticism after the governing body's decision to ban Nemanja Matic for two matches.

Storey fails to break record

Dame Sarah Storey was unable to break the world hour record

Dame Sarah Storey was unsuccessful in her effort to break the hour world record at the Olympic velodrome in London.

Late collapse hands Italy win

Italy fought back to claim a 22-19 victory over Scotland

Scotland are staring at their fourth Wooden Spoon in 11 years after their late collapse handed Italy a 22-19 win at Murrayfield.

Happy return for Pardew

Glenn Murray scored a brace as Crystal Palace overcame West Ham 3-1

Alan Pardew returned to Upton Park and saw his Crystal Palace side put West Ham to the sword to increase the pressure on Sam Allardyce.

FA frustrated by video trial delay

FA chairman Greg Dyke had been keen to push forward live trials of video technology

The Football Association has been left frustrated after football's lawmakers delayed live trials of video technology at matches for at least 12 months.

India ease to nine-wicket win

Ravichandran Ashwin, second left, celebrates one of his four wickets in India's comprehensive win (AP)

India made light work of winning a third game at the Cricket World Cup, beating the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in Perth.

Black Caps cling on in Auckland

Kane Williamson showed nerves of steel as he hit a six to win the match for New Zealand (AP)

New Zealand edged to a one-wicket victory over fellow World Cup co-hosts Australia to claim the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in a low-scoring thriller at Eden Park.