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England retain Six Nations

Media playback is not supported on this device Six Nations 2017 England (30) 61 Tries: Joseph 3, Watson, B Vunipola, Care 2 Cons: Farrell 7 Pens: Farrell 4 Scotland (7) 21 Tries: Reid, Jones 2 Cons: Russell 3 England retained their Six Nations title and equalled New Zealand’s world record for consecutive Test wins with a seven-try demolition of sorry Scotland. A hat-trick of tries for Jonathan Joseph, and one apiece for replacements Anthony Watson and Billy Vunipola and two for Danny Care put the visitors to the sword at ...

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Six Nations 2017: France 22-16 Scotland

Media playback is not supported on this device Six Nations: France v Scotland France: (13) 22 Try: Fickou Con: Lopez Pens: Lopez 5 Scotland: (11) 16 Tries: Hogg, Swinson Pens: Russell 2 Scotland’s search for a first win in Paris since 1999 goes on after France emerged victorious from a tense Six Nations contest at the Stade de France. Stuart Hogg’s 15th Test try gave the Scots an early lead but Gael Fickou’s try put France 13-5 clear before two Finn Russell penalties made it 13-11. Tim Swinson’s try regained ...

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England beat Wales in rugby's Six Nations

Media playback is not supported on this device Six Nations: Wales v England Wales: (13) 16 Try: L Williams Con: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 3 England (8) 21 Tries: Youngs, Daly Con: Farrell Pens: Farrell 3 England broke Welsh hearts with a late try from Elliot Daly snatching an unlikely victory in Cardiff and stretching their winning run to 16 matches. Liam Williams’ slicing first-half try and 11 points from the boot of Leigh Halfpenny looked to have sealed a merited home triumph, the Principality Stadium awash in song and celebration. ...

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May holding Brexit talks with devolved nations

The prime minister is to offer the leaders of the three devolved governments a “direct line” to Brexit Secretary David Davis ahead of the UK’s negotiations to leave the EU. Theresa May is due to hold talks with the first ministers at Downing Street. The Scottish and Welsh leaders want the devolved legislatures and Parliament to all have a vote on Mr Davis’s approach. Mrs May says she is “ready to listen” to their ideas but the final position must work for the whole of the UK. The issue will ...

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Colangelo: Other hoops nations need to step up

8:35 AM ET ESPN.com news services Speaking after the U.S. men’s basketball team won a third straight gold medal with a rout of Serbia, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said other countries need to find a way to be more competitive. “I’m all for raising the bar for global basketball,” Colangelo said Sunday, according to USA Today Sports. “The more interest in basketball on all levels, I’m for. I’m a lifer in the game. I love the game. Basketball is the No. 2 sport in the world, [but] we just ...

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Climate funding piles up, but nations argue over how quickly

PARIS (Reuters) – Developed nations have mobilised some $ 80-$ 90 billion per year to help the poorest survive a warmer world, delegates at Paris climate talks said, but emerging countries dispute the figures and say a goal of $ 100 billion by 2020 is far from reach. Reuters: World News

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