Niall McVeigh

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Bellew stops Haye in fifth round: heavyweight boxing – as it happened

Tony Bellew scored a comprehensive victory in this rematch, knocking down David Haye three times before the fight was stopped in the fifth round 11.57pm BST Related: Tony Bellew stops David Haye with brutal fifth-round blow 11.14pm BST David Haye spe…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/may/05/david-haye-v-tony-bellew-heavyweight-boxing-live

Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened

Manchester City need one more win to guarantee the title after bouncing back from three straight defeats through goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling 10.10pm BST That’s it from me. Thanks for reading along and all your emails an…

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 7.45pm kick-off at WembleyGuardiola claims Man City could fail to win leagueAnd you can email or tweet Niall your thoughts 6.48pm BST Tottenham: Lloris; Trippier, Sánchez, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli…

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Wales 14-13 France: Six Nations – as it happened

Wales got the narrow win they needed to finish second in the final table after a scrappy game with Francois Trinh-Duc’s penalty miss costing France victory 7.09pm GMT That’s about all from this year’s Six Nations, one that will live long in the memory …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/mar/17/wales-v-france-six-nations-live

Ireland beat England 24-15 to complete grand slam: Six Nations – as it happened

Ireland secured only their third grand slam in history and inflicted a third defeat in a row on England with a dominant display on St Patrick’s Day 4.53pm GMT I have to dash over to cover Wales v France, so I’ll leave you with our on-the-whistle report…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/mar/17/england-v-ireland-six-nations-live

Italy 27-29 Scotland: Six Nations – as it happened

The Azzurri’s Six Nations drought extends into another year after they were pipped by a dramatic comeback in Rome 2.43pm GMT Related: Scotland snatch Six Nations victory over Italy with late Greig Laidlaw penalty 2.25pm GMT So, Scotland finish with t…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2018/mar/17/italy-v-scotland-six-nations-live

Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United: Premier League – as it happened

Goals in either half from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané took Liverpool up to second in the table and left Newcastle looking over their shoulders 8.09pm GMT Related: Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah on target as Liverpool see off Newcastle 7.26pm GMT That’…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/mar/03/liverpool-v-newcastle-united-premier-league-live

Hugo Bonneval settles France’s nerves with vital try against Italy

• Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy• Italy seem destined for the wooden spoon after a third defeatHugo Bonneval’s second-half try proved pivotal as France ended their nine-match winless run and left Italy facing another Six Nations wooden spoon after a t…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/23/france-italy-six-nations-2018-match-report

Liverpool 2-3 West Brom: FA Cup fourth round – as it happened

Jay Rodriguez scored two first-half goals as West Brom sent Liverpool out of the FA Cup in a match that had everything – including the first goal disallowed after consulting the VAR pitchside screen 9.47pm GMT After ending Manchester City’s winning run…

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Australian Open: Svitolina goes through, Dimitrov beats Kyrgios – as it happened

No4 seed Elina Svitolina breezed into the quarter-finals with a 6-3, 6-0 win over the qualifier, while Grigor Dimitrov ended Nick Kyrgios’s hopes in four sets and will face Kyle Edmund next 2.13pm GMT That’s your lot for today, but you can take a look …

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Rob Cross beats Phil Taylor 7-2 to win PDC World Darts Championship – as it happened

The 27-year-old world championship debutant thrashed the retiring 16-time world champion on an extraordinary night at Alexandra Palace 10.17pm GMT Phil Taylor walks off the stage for the final time to the soundtrack of Coldplay’s Viva la Vida – a song,…

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Burnley 1-2 Liverpool, Stoke 0-1 Newcastle and more – as it happened

Ragnar Klavan’s injury-time winner earned victory for Liverpool after Burnley’s late equaliser while Newcastle piled misery on Mark Hughes with Ayoze Pérez’s winner at Stoke 5.12pm GMT Related: Ragnar Klavan’s injury-time goal clinches dramatic Liverp…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/jan/01/burnley-v-liverpool-stoke-v-newcastle-football-league-and-more-live

Football transfer rumours: Gareth Bale back to Spurs as part of Harry Kane deal?

Today’s tittle-tattle is so 2018It’s that time again! Yellow ticker tape falls from the sky. Mr 15%s share a joyful midnight embrace. Peter Odemwingie and Hatem Ben Arfa materialise in club car parks. The transfer window is OPEN.So, what news? Sadly, i…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/01/football-transfer-rumours-gareth-bale-back-to-spurs-part-of-harry-kane-deal

Debutant Rob Cross stuns Michael van Gerwen to set up final with Phil Taylor

• No20 seed Cross beats defending champion in sudden-death leg• Taylor beats Jamie Lewis 6-1 in his final world championshipWorld championship debutant Rob Cross will face 16-time champion Phil Taylor in Monday’s final after the No20 seed shocked world…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/31/pdc-world-darts-semi-finals-cross-van-gerwen-taylor-lewis

Adrian Lewis beaten by Kevin Münch in latest world championship upset

• German qualifier upsets former PDC world champion 3-1• Raymond van Barneveld progresses in straight setsThe No7 seed Adrian Lewis, a former PDC world champion, was dumped out by the qualifier Kevin Münch in the latest first-round shock at this year’s…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/19/adrian-lewis-beaten-kevin-munch-world-darts-championship-2018

63-year-old Paul Lim shocks Mark Webster in World Championship thriller

• Singapore’s Lim beats former BDO champion in five sets• Mensur Suljovic and Daryl Gurney reach second round63-year-old Paul Lim rolled back the years with a sensational 3-2 first round victory over former BDO world champion Mark Webster at Alexandra …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/18/paul-lim-beats-mark-webster-pdc-world-darts-championship