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Anthony Joshua vows he will not be the next bankrupt heavyweight hero

Anthony Joshua insists he will not make the same mistakes as boxing’s bankrupt superstars as he prepares for the fourth defence of his IBF heavyweight title against late replacement Carlos Takam on Saturday night.

Gabriel Jesus is relishing life under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City (Martin Rickett/PA)

Gabriel Jesus relishing life under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is relishing working under “winner” Pep Guardiola having recovered from what he describes as “the worst moment” of his career to date.

Simona Halep started the WTA Finals with victory over Caroline Garcia (Adam Davy/PA)

Halep makes dominant start to WTA Finals campaign with victory over Garcia

World number one Simona Halep made a dominant start to her BNP Paribas WTA Finals campaign by easing past Caroline Garcia in Singapore.

Harry Kane (Frank Augstein/AP)

Spurs striker Harry Kane inspired by Diego Maradona meeting

Harry Kane felt inspired by meeting Diego Maradona on Sunday and wants to replicate the former Argentina striker by becoming the best player in the world.

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Best FIFA Men's player award (Alastair Grant/AP/PA)

Cristiano Ronaldo claims FIFA men’s player of the year award

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA men’s player of the year award.

Lewis Hamilton has one hand on his fourth world title (Darron Cummings/AP/PA)

Champion-elect Lewis Hamilton not impressed by victory cigar

Champion-elect Lewis Hamilton celebrated the United States Grand Prix victory that leaves him on the brink of winning a fourth title by smoking a large cigar.

Celtic won the Best FIFA Fans  award in London for a tribute to the Lisbon Lions (Craig Watson/PA)

Celtic fans recognised at FIFA Best Awards

Celtic fans have been recognised with a gong at the FIFA Best Awards in London.

Arsene Wenger is set to rotate his squad for the Carabao Cup clash with Norwich (Darko Vojinovic/AP/PA)

Arsene Wenger to stick with rotation policy for Carabao Cup tie against Norwich

Arsene Wenger will continue with the ‘luxury’ of rotating his Arsenal side and believes he has the squad depth to succeed while doing so.

Tiger Woods has shared a video of him practising a tee shot (PA Images/Empics Sport)

Tiger Woods shares video of brilliant tee shot as his recovery continues

Tiger Woods’ recovery from back surgery has stepped up another notch after he posted a video of himself practising on Twitter.

Lewis Hamilton edged closer to a fourth world title in Austin ( Darron Cummings/AP/PA)

5 things we learned from the United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth Formula One World Championship after he stormed to victory at the United States Grand Prix.

Dan Ashworth is under scrutiny (PA)

Ashworth’s position at FA is untenable, says former board member Rabbatts

Dan Ashworth’s position as technical director of the Football Association is “untenable”, according to former FA board member Heather Rabbatts.

Maria Sharapova has been to Puerto Rico with Monica Puig ( Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive)

Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig join aid workers in Puerto Rico

Maria Sharapova joined fellow tennis player Monica Puig in Puerto Rico to help with recovery efforts following last month’s hurricane.

Ernesto Valverde will ring the changes for Barcelona's clash with third-tier Real Murcia (Manu Fernandez/AP/PA)

Barcelona to ring the changes at Real Murcia

A much-changed Barcelona will travel to third-tier Real Murcia when they begin the defence of their Copa del Rey crown on Tuesday.

Olivier Giroud has won the FIFA Puskas Award for goal of the year (Adam Davy/PA)

Olivier Giroud’s ‘scorpion goal’ wins FIFA award

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has won the FIFA Puskas Award for goal of the year.

Steph Curry is known for his audacious tricks (Brandon Dill/AP)

Look at Steph Curry’s latest outrageous skill

Two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry is perhaps the greatest shooter the sport has ever seen – fans come to games early just to watch him warm-up.

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva is fouled by Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope (Martin Rickett/PA)

Bernardo Silva faces no further action for alleged simulation against Burnley

Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva will not be retrospectively punished for diving after winning a penalty against Burnley, the Football Association has announced.

Cracksman winning the Champion Stakes at Ascot (Julian Herbert/PA)

Anthony Oppenheimer savouring prospect of Enable clash with Cracksman in 2018

Owner-breeder Anthony Oppenheimer is already looking forward to seeing his star colt Cracksman lock horns with stable companion Enable next season following his stunning display at Ascot on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the US Grand Prix (Eric Gay/AP/PA)

Austin victory leaves Lewis Hamilton on the brink of a fourth world title

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth world championship after a crushing victory over Sebastian Vettel at the United States Grand Prix.

Ronald Koeman has lost his job at Everton (Peter Byrne/PA)

Everton sack Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman has been sacked as Everton manager.

Former England goalkeeper David Seaman believes Joe Hart should be England's number one (Nick Potts/PA)

David Seaman: Joe Hart should be England number one

David Seaman has urged England manager Gareth Southgate to stick with Joe Hart for next summer’s World Cup.

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