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  • Mark Allen pays tribute to departing Barry Hearn after sealing Crucible win
    World Snooker Tour chairman handing role over to son EddieStuart Bingham edges out Ding Junhui in final-frame shootoutMark Allen beat Lyu Haotian 10-2 in the world championship first round, and then paid tribute to the outgoing World Snooker Tour chairman, Barry Hearn.The Northern Irish player has been one of Hearn’s... Read more »
  • Super League plan facing collapse as Premier League clubs withdraw – live!
    All six English top-flight teams make dramatic U-turnTimeline: 48-hour rise and fall of Super LeaguePremier League clubs quit after FA ban warningEmail Jonathan, tweet @JPHowcroft or comment BTL 2.05am BST That’s the lot of football fans who support the big clubs in England. We’re not only in abusive relationships, we’re... Read more »
  • Bundesliga: Schalke relegated as Bayern close on title with win over Leverkusen
    Schalke’s 33-year Bundesliga run ends after 1-0 loss to BielefeldBayern open 10-point gap at top as Leipzig lose in CologneSchalke have been relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in 33 years on Tuesday after losing 1-0 to fellow strugglers Arminia Bielefeld. The latest defeat of a miserable campaign... Read more »
  • Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel insists club owners ‘have passion for football’
    Tuchel defends motives as all six Premier League clubs drop outManager says Chelsea were distracted in draw with BrightonThomas Tuchel has insisted that owners hoping to create a European Super League care about competition after all six Premier League clubs walked away from the proposed tournament on Tuesday night.Tuchel cut... Read more »