O'Mahony to lead Lions in first Test – see the full line-up

O'Mahony to lead Lions in first Test – see the full line-up

New Zealand v British and Irish Lions Venue: Eden Park, Auckland Date: Saturday, 24 June Kick-off: 08:35 BST Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app Flanker Peter O’Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions in the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday. Wales flanker Sam Warburton, appointed as tour captain by head coach Warren Gatland, has been named on the replacements’ bench at Eden Park. England fly-half…

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US Open 2017: Tommy Fleetwood one off Brian Harman's lead at Erin Hills

US Open 2017: Tommy Fleetwood one off Brian Harman's lead at Erin Hills

US Open round three leaderboard, Erin Hills -12 B Harman (US); -11 J Thomas (US), B Koepka (US), T Fleetwood (Eng); -10 R Fowler (US); -9 K Si-woo (Kor) Selected: -8 P Reed (US); -6 H Matsuyama (Jpn); -4 E Pepperell (Eng), S Garcia (Spa) C Champ* ((US), P Casey (Eng); -3 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -1 M Laird (Sco), A Johnston (Eng); +3 L Westwood (Eng); +4 J Spieth (US); +5 E Els (SA) *…

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Vettel stretches title lead with Monaco win as Hamilton comes seventh

Vettel stretches title lead with Monaco win as Hamilton comes seventh

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel won a slow-burning Monaco Grand Prix to extend his championship lead over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton to 25 points. Vettel led home team-mate Kimi Raikkonen after passing the Finn by running longer to their only pit stops. There was suspicion that the strategy was a deliberate move by Ferrari to get their leading driver into the lead but the team denied that was the case. Hamilton finished seventh after a difficult race from…

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Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalisation

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation in a major speech in Saudi Arabia. “Drive them out of this earth,” he told regional leaders in Riyadh, as part of his first official trip abroad. Mr Trump blamed Iran, Saudi Arabia’s rival, for instability in the region. His speech is seen as an attempted reset with Muslims after his harsh campaign…

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Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

A former FBI boss has been named special counsel to oversee an inquiry into Russia’s alleged meddling in the election and any Trump campaign ties. In naming Robert Mueller, the deputy attorney general said it was in the public interest to have an outsider. The appointment was widely endorsed by politicians from both sides. In a tweet President Donald Trump described the situation as “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history”….

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Costa scores twice as Chelsea stretch lead to seven points

Costa scores twice as Chelsea stretch lead to seven points

Chelsea restored their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points with a convincing win over Southampton at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte’s side had seen their advantage cut by Tottenham after the Blues’ loss at Manchester United – but this was an emphatic response to follow on from Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final win against their London rivals. Eden Hazard and Diego Costa were both back in the starting line-up after Wembley and…

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Rose & Garcia share Masters lead – highlights & report

Rose & Garcia share Masters lead – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Masters third-round leaderboard -6 Rose (Eng), Garcia (Spa); -5 Fowler (US); -4 Spieth (US), Moore (US), Hoffman (US); -3 Scott (Aus); -2 Schwartzel (SA); -1 Westwood (Eng), Pieters (Bel) Selected others: Level Casey (Eng), McIlroy (NI), Rahm (Spa); +1 Couples (US); +2 Mickelson (US); +3 Day (Aus); +6 Fitzpatrick (Eng); +8 Fisher (Eng); +9 Sullivan (Eng) England’s Justin Rose jumped into a share of the lead with…

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters & Charley Hoffman share Augusta lead

Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters & Charley Hoffman share Augusta lead

Masters second-round leaderboard -4 Hoffman (US), Garcia (Spa), Fowler (US), Pieters (Bel); -2 McGirt (US); -1 Moore (US), Rahm (Spa), Couples (US), Rose (Eng); Level Scott (Aus), Spieth (US), Mickelson (US), Selected others: +1 McIlroy (NI); +2 Matsuyama (Jpn), Kaymer (Ger); +3 Els (SA), Westwood (Eng); +5 Sullivan (Eng), Fitzpatrick (Eng); +6 Day (Aus); +7 Willett (Eng), Wood (Eng), Lowry (Ire); +8 Knox (Sco) Charley Hoffman’s overnight advantage was wiped out as Sergio Garcia, Rickie…

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