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Dec 10

European Champions Cup: Relive Ulster’s victory over Harlequins

Listen to the highlights of Ulster’s impressive 17-5 win over Harlequins at a snowbound Stoop in the European Champions Cup.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/42301574

Dec 10

Taulupe Faletau: Bath and Wales wait on number eight’s injury

Bath and Wales wait for news of the knee injury suffered by number eight Taulupe Faletau in the 24-20 loss in Toulon.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42301552

Dec 10

O’Sullivan to start Masters defence v Fu

Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will face Hong Kong’s Marco Fu in the first round of the Masters in January.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/42300881

Dec 10

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Mauricio Pochettino says Saints ‘controlled the game’

Mauricio Pellegrino says Southampton “controlled the game” against Arsenal, despite conceding a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw at St Mary’s.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42301562

Dec 10

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Arsene Wenger laments slow start

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side paid a “heavy price” for their slow start but is pleased they fought back to claim a 1-1 draw away at Southampton.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42301621

Dec 10

Stephen Smith: British boxer’s ear stitched after loss to Francisco Vargas

British boxer Stephen Smith has his ear stitched after his fight with Mexican Francisco Vargas is stopped after round nine in Las Vegas.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42299633

Dec 10

UK Snooker Championship 2017: Ryan Day seals Masters spot despite York loss

Ryan Day guarantees a place at the Masters to soften the blow of his UK Championship semi-final exit against Shaun Murphy.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/42299973

Dec 10

‘I don’t want to be centre of attention’ – Clattenburg says Spurs comments misinterpreted

Mark Clattenburg says his comments about “allowing Tottenham to self-destruct” in a game he refereed at Chelsea in May 2016 have been misinterpreted.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42299897

Dec 10

Lee Selby: IBF featherweight champion ready to face Josh Warrington in Leeds

Lee Selby says he is willing to fight domestic rival Josh Warrington in his home city of Leeds.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42299827

Dec 10

Michael Conlan: Belfast fighter secures points win over Luis Fernando Molina

Michael Conlan makes it five wins in five professional contests by beating Luis Fernando Molina on points in New York.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42299651

Dec 10

Edinburgh 50-20 London Irish: Cockerill backs Stuart McInally for Scotland

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill says Stuart McInally’s recent displays prove he should be Scotland’s first-choice hooker.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/42296833

Dec 10

Vasyl Lomachenko wins as Guillermo Rigondeaux retires after sixth round

Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko retains his WBO world super-featherweight title as Guillermo Rigondeaux retires after the sixth round with a hand injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42298177

Dec 10

Lee Selby: ‘He’s making me the villain,’ says mandatory challenger Josh Warrington

Josh Warrington says IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby is trying to turn him into a “villain”.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42296001

Dec 10

DeGale to ‘go back to the drawing board’ after being stunned by Truax

James DeGale says he will “go back to the drawing board” after his shock defeat by American Caleb Truax at London’s Copper Box Arena.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/42296143

Dec 09

UK Championship 2017: Murphy confident for O’Sullivan showdown

Shaun Murphy says beating Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Champion of Champions tournament has given him confidence.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/42296880

Dec 09

UK Championship 2017: Best shots as Shaun Murphy eases into final

Watch five of the best shots as Shaun Murphy books his place in Sunday’s final of the UK Championship.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/42296877