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Feb 21

Gabiriele Lovobalavu: Wasps lose Fiji centre to four-week dangerous tackle ban

Wasps centre Gabiriele Lovobalavu is banned for four weeks after being found guilty of a dangerous tackle offence.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43149963

Feb 21

O’Sullivan into World Grand Prix quarter-finals

Ronnie O’Sullivan is through to the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix in Preston with a narrow win over Chinese teenager Yan Bingtao.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/43149592

Feb 21

Six Nations 2018: Ireland Test almost a cup final for Wales – Dan Biggar

Returning fly-half Dan Biggar believes Saturday’s Six Nations match against Ireland in Dublin is Wales’ cup final.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43141417

Feb 21

West Brom: Jonny Evans set to regain captaincy against Huddersfield

Jonny Evans is set to regain the West Brom captaincy for Saturday’s game against Huddersfield following an incident in Barcelona.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43148403

Feb 21

Ospreys: Forward James King signs contract extension

Ospreys and Wales forward James King signs a new three-year deal which will keep him at the Liberty Stadium until 2021.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43147530

Feb 21

Rory McIlroy aiming to end win drought at Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy believes he is close to securing a first win since September 2016 as he prepares for this week’s Honda Classic in Florida.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/golf/43148933

Feb 21

Johanna Konta beaten in the last 16 of the Dubai Duty Free Championships

Britain’s Johanna Konta is out of the Dubai Duty Free Championships after losing to Russia’s Daria Kasatkina in the last 16.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/43147910

Feb 21

Toro Rosso: Pierre Gasly has ‘great first day’ with Honda

Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly says the team had no problems on the first day of running with their 2018 car and new engine partner Honda.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula-one/43149155

Feb 21

Formula 1 testing: When testing gets… testing

Daniel Ricciardo’s crash in the new Red bull at Silverstone reminds us of others who have had a prang, early doors.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/43145724

Feb 21

Ulster and Ireland’s Jared Payne speaks about recurring headaches

Ulster and Ireland player Jared Payne has spoken about the recurring headaches which have sidelined him since last summer.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43146925

Feb 21

Cardiff Blues: Wing Aled Summerhill signs new deal

Cardiff Blues wing Aled Summerhill signs a new two-year deal to remain with the region until 2020.

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Feb 21

Under-20s Six Nations: Wales make 10 changes for Ireland game

Wales U20 have made 10 changes to the side that lost against England for their game against Ireland on Friday.

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Feb 21

Firmino will not face FA punishment over clash with Holgate

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino will not face disciplinary action following his clash with Everton’s Mason Holgate in the Reds’ FA Cup win in January.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43147573

Feb 21

Women’s Six Nations 2018: Scotland bring in Sarah Bonar to face England

Sarah Bonar, a late withdrawal from the side beaten by France, returns for Scotland Women in their Six Nations match against England.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43148524

Feb 21

‘I love you, but I’m still going to punch you’

Tony Bellew tells David Haye he “loves” him in the news conference for their postponed heavyweight boxing match.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/43146869

Feb 21

Steve Cotterill: Birmingham City ‘bashed on head so many times’, says Blues manager

Birmingham City boss Steve Cotterill admits his side have been on a downward curve since the derby loss to Aston Villa.

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