Manchester City v Bayern Munich: Champions League – live!
- Minute-by-minute updates from Champions League Group E
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- Paul Doyle on why City must fear Bayern’s Xabi Alonso
- Nasri warns City players over future
- Read Scott Murray’s MBM of Schalke v Chelsea
Sam Burgess could make rugby union bow for Bath against Harlequins
• Former league player close to playing return after injury
• Burgess injured eye-socket and cheekbone in NRL grand final
• Great expectations will hinder Burgess’ World Cup push
Horse racing tips: Wednesday 26 November
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Anthony Knott faces ban from racing for passing on inside information
• High-profile former owner of Hunt Ball found guilty
• Seven riders suspended after void Sedgefield race
IAAF insists Doha’s £23.5m last-minute ‘incentive’ was totally fair
• 2019 world championship bid succeeded after late offer
• ‘All they have is money,’ complains Spanish IAAF executive
Counselling being offered to all involved in the Phil Hughes incident
• Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation given at side of pitch
• Lehmann: ‘Great fighter and great young man’
• Hughes undergoes surgery after being hit by bouncer
• Hit on the head dangerous - neck is especially so
• Plight of Hughes diverts England focus off Sri Lanka
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Plight of Phil Hughes diverts England focus away from Sri Lanka
Alastair Cook’s side hope for ODI improvement but players shocked by plight of Ashes adversary and county team-mate
• Cricket rallies round Phil Hughes after head injury
• Ian Bell admits he needs to improve for England
• Angelo Mathews leads experienced Sri Lanka ODI squad
LeBron James and Serena Williams join criticism of Michael Brown decision
US athletes react with disappointment at decision not to indict police officer for shooting of unarmed black teenager
Wales complain to BBC over interviews conducted with Warren Gatland
• Gatland walked away from interview with Sonja McLaughlan
• Edwards: ‘Do you mean is he going to get sacked?’
• Wales call up Rob Evans to face South Africa
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Cricket helmets and a dangerous kind of complacency
Helmets, for all their necessity, have made batsmen think differently. The distressing Phil Hughes incident might make the game think again
• Helmets do not provide complete protection
Boston Red Sox to sign Ramirez and Sandoval – but they really need pitching
The Red Sox are ready to sign Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Hanley Ramirez and San Francisco Giants World Series hero Pablo Sandoval on big-money deals
England have cracking cricketers so why the World Cup gloom and doom?
England’s ODI side must find the answer to one of the great riddles of the ages – what must they do to win the World Cup?
• Is 2015 really England’s best chance?
French tennis official receives life ban for gambling and match-fixing
• Morgan Lamri found guilty of multiple offences
• Tennis Integrity Unit bans 22-year-old for life
• Switzerland overcome France in Davis Cup final
Borussia Dortmund’s Neven Subotic: We know and believe in our system
Arsenal face a tough task against Champions League opponents whose European form has held up despite poor domestic results
• Borussia Dortmund run through listless Arsenal
Where are rugby’s box-office stars to match wondrous Wallabies of 1984?
It is 30 years since the greatest Australia touring team took to our shores and is in sharp contrast to the modern international tour which grows more business-like with every passing autumn
• Backline at the forefront of England’s concerns
Phil Hughes injury is a stark reminder of the dangers lurking in cricket
It is easy to underestimate the guts it takes for batsmen to face fast bowling, often putting their bodies on the line
• Hughes in critical condition after bouncer
• Cricket world rallies round Phil Hughes
Xabi Alonso: why Manchester City must beware Bayern Munich maestro
Manchester City have to win to keep alive hopes of reaching Champions League knockout stages, but will need to excel to beat the Bundesliga leaders and their savvy holding player
Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid raid Liverpool for ‘new Xabi Alonso’?
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