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Emma Raducanu vs Danka Kovinic - Australian Open round 2: Live score and updates

Emma Raducanu continues her Australian Open campaign with a second round clash against world No 98 Danka Kovinic from Montenegro on Thursday. The 19-year-old, who is the 17th seed in the women's singles in Melbourne, beat Sloane Stephens in three sets on Tuesday to keep up her unbelievable Grand Slam record following her US Open triumph last summer. The Brit did however have her on-court behaviour questioned by Stephens , with the American saying the teen has 'a lot to learn.' Sportsmail's KIERAN JACKSON will provide live coverage of Emma Raducanu vs Danka Kovinic in the Australian Open second round, including build-up and game-by-game updates.

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Andy Murray vs Taro Daniel - Australian Open round 2: Live score and updates

Andy Murray is back in action in the Australian Open as he locks horns with Japan's Taro Daniel for a place in round three. Murray, a five-time runner-up in Australia, made round two with an epic five-set win over Nikoloz Basilashvili

Peter Crouch has praised Antonio Conte for bringing a 'winning mentality' to Tottenham after the North London club fought back from 2-1 down to beat Leicester.

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ADRIAN KAJUMBA AT THE BRENTFORD COMMUNITY STADIUM: There were claims that Maguire is not yet fully fit, perhaps to get ahead of the inevitable discussion.

MIKE DICKSON: Sources say there is widespread expectation that tough measures are to be brought in across the ATP tour to simplify rules and avoid the confusion seen in Australia.

EXCLUSIVE: Burnley's owners have delayed making payments due to former directors which are required to complete their takeover, raising new fears about the club's financial position.

Cristiano Ronaldo cannot hide his disgust after being subbed by Ralf Rangnick in win over

ADRIAN KAJUMBA AT THE BRENTFORD COMMUNITY STADIUM: Cristiano Ronaldo was fuming when he was replaced by Harry Maguire in the 71st minute with United 2-0 up and Rangnick keen to switch to a back three to protect his side's lead. Ronaldo trudged off muttering to himself, threw his jacket to the ground in frustration as he sat down on the bench and was later seen questioning the decision to withdraw him (centre). Ralf Rangnick (left) had the last word though turning to Ronaldo after Marcus Rashford, who came on along with Maguire, then scored United's third. Rangnick said: 'He was asking me "why me, why do you take me off?" Cristiano was not happy. 'I said "listen I have to take the decision in the interests of the team and the club."'

Tottenham produce STUNNING comeback as sub Steven Bergwijn nets in the 95th and 97th minutes to seal 3-2 win at Leicester and send Antonio Conte's side above rivals Arsenal into fifth place 

TOM COLLOMOSSE AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Steven Bergwijn scored twice in 80 incredible stoppage time seconds to give Tottenham a barely-believable victory that extended manager Antonio Conte's unbeaten record in the Premier League to nine matches. Tottenham looked to be heading for defeat when James Maddison struck in the 76th minute before substitute Bergwijn's double in added time - a close-range strike and a wonderfully composed run and finish - completed a remarkable turnaround. The winner came when the signalled five minutes added had been played. Seconds earlier, Bergwijn - who Tottenham were thought to be willing to sell this month - had been only booked for pushing Caglar Soyuncu to the floor when he was not awarded a penalty. And when the Dutchman made the most of his let-off by referee Jon Moss, Conte danced wildly with delight on the touchline as the travelling fans chanted his name long after the final whistle. 

Feisty Thomas Frank rues 'unbelievably LUCKY' Manchester United after they beat his Brentford side 3-1, insisting: 'We absolutely destroyed them in the first half - our intensity killed them' 

Brentford boss Thomas Frank gave a scathing assessment of Manchester United's credentials after his side went down 3-1 against the Red Devils. Anthony Elanga, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford led United to a 3-1 victory but they rode their luck at times - or, as Frank put it: 'We absolutely destroyed Manchester United in the first half. 'I'm unbelievably proud of my team. We are the smallest club in the Premier League, Manchester United the biggest. We destroyed them in the first half, they didn't have a sniff, three huge chances and there could only have been one winner of this game. 

Andy Murray gives Novak Djokovic a lesson in humanity and grace

COMMENT BY IAN HERBERT: There was a vivid sense last summer of the very different individuals Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are and why Murray is the one whose company you would travel to the end of the earth to keep. Murray - an individual so accustomed to the limitations that come with age that his daughter has started observing that he arrives home early from tournaments: 'Daddy, you lost another tennis match' - was playing Olympic doubles with Joe Salisbury in Tokyo's 33˚C heat as if his life depended on it. The spectacle became almost comical at one stage, as Murray and Salisbury stood nose to nose and screamed: 'Let's go!'

Watson lost a very close match against Zidansek in Adelaide last week, and there was little to choose between the pair again here, but the Slovenian was a bit more solid at the big moments.

Evans, who comfortably beat David Goffin in round one, is through to the last 32 in Melbourne for the first time since 2017. He is likely to face ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada.

Tributes pour in for Peter Robinson - the man who reshaped Liverpool - after he dies at

DOMINIC KING: Peter Robinson, one of the most important figures in Liverpool's history and a peerless administrator, has died aged 86. Universally known as 'PBR', Robinson joined Liverpool in 1965 and for the next 35 years he was part of the fabric at Anfield, working as club secretary and then chief executive before he stepped down in 2000, having overseen the appointment of Gerard Houllier as manager.

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove claims Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope and Co have gone

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY RICHARD EDWARDS: Rod Bransgrove has laid the blame for England's Ashes disaster squarely at the door of the ECB and the batting coaches who oversaw the tour. Hampshire's chairman believes the county game should not be the scapegoat for the calamity and that it handed England a group of outstanding batsmen who have gone downhill within the international set-up. Kevin Pietersen and Jonathan Agnew have called for the dismantling of the County Championship in response to England's failings Down Under, but Bransgrove believes there is no chance of that happening. Instead, he thinks the ECB need to look closer to home.

World Cup is the most expensive ever and FIFA is 'hammering' supporters insist  fan groups

Football fan groups across Europe have accused FIFA of 'hammering' supporters by hiking ticket prices in the 'most expensive World Cup' ever. The world football governing body today released ticket information for the tournament in Qatar, which begins on November 21. The cost of attending the World Cup final is up to 46 per cent higher in Qatar than the previous tournament in Russia. The most expensive tickets on general sale for the December 18 final at Lusail Stadium are 5,850 Qatari riyals (£1,179), up 46% from the £807 for the 2018 final won by France.

Premier League board are now reviewing regulations, which were brought in last summer owing to Covid and have led to mass postponements as they also make allowances for injuries.

Sadiq Umar scored his first goal for Nigeria as they eased to a 2-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau in the Africa Cup of Nations to ensure a full haul of nine points in Group D.

Egypt 1-0 Sudan: Mo Salah and Co advance to the AFCON knockout stages

Egypt beat neighbours Sudan 1-0 in Yaounde on Wednesday to ensure their progress to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations.  They finished second behind Nigeria in Group D after another laboured performance. Centre back Mohamed Abdelmoneim, drafted in because of injury, headed home after 38 minutes from a corner to make the breakthrough as Egypt dominated the derby but created few chances.

Ciryl Gane insists 'there is no secret' to his ice-cool mentality under pressure of huge

Of all the weapons at Ciryl Gane's disposal, perhaps his icy coolness in the heat of battle is the most impressive. Much has been made of his light feet, sensational movement and agility for a heavyweight and a fight IQ that belies his inexperience. But with Francis Ngannou, the UFC's most feared puncher swinging for his head on Saturday night, he'll need every ounce of his trademark composure. Some freeze up under the octagon's spotlights but for others it focuses the mind and body. Gane falls into that category.

From excited fan to big new hope... Alfie Barbeary is poised for England debut 

Alfie Barbeary vividly remembers watching England claim Grand Slam glory in 2016 in Eddie Jones' first triumph as head coach. Six years on, English rugby's new tyro has told his boss he is ready to play a part in the 2022 Six Nations after becoming one of six uncapped players in Jones' 36-man party. Barbeary is at the forefront of what Jones called his 'new England', with the Australian continuing to plan for the 2023 World Cup in France.

Chelsea: Florent Malouda says Carlo Ancelotti had to be sacked in 2011 despite finishing

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY OLIVER SALT: On May 19, 2022, Chelsea will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their momentous Champions League final triumph at the Allianz Arena; where Roberto Di Matteo's plucky underdogs toppled Bayern Munich in their own backyard to become kings of Europe against all odds. Up until that point the famous trophy with the big ears had eluded Roman Abramovich in his nine-year reign as Blues owner. Seven different managers had been and gone along the way, some of them departing after messy divorces, as he embarked on a relentless, cold-blooded pursuit of the European Cup. Yet on that historic night in the Bavarian capital, when the west London club were confronted with adversity like never before, the stars well and truly aligned for both Abramovich and a tight-knit group of senior players who had accompanied him on this obsessive quest to lift the Champions League. Florent Malouda was one of the Chelsea warhorses who finally captured the holy grail that evening after years of heartbreak in the competition. In an exclusive interview with Sportsmail , the Frenchman takes a look back on the highs and lows of that rocky journey to Munich.

Jurgen Klopp is seen giving Harvey Elliott a bear hug and lifting Liverpool youngster off the ground in viral video before teenager returned to first-team training after suffering dislocated ankle last year

Just four months after sustaining the injury, the Reds youngster has returned to first-team training sooner than expected. No one however appeared happier to see Elliott back with the group at the AXA Training Centre in Kirby than German boss Klopp. A video has emerged of Klopp approaching Elliott as the squad jogged onto the training pitch, before slightly crouching down and embracing the midfielder. The ex-Borussia Dortmund boss then lifts Elliott off his feet, then puts an arm around him and gives him a pat on the back as they both too head out towards training.

Boxing: Tyson Fury is in talks to stage a undisputed clash against Oleksandr Usyk in the

Tyson Fury (left) is in negotiations over a stunning undisputed clash against Oleksandr Usyk in the Middle East, according to his promoter Bob Arum. The Gypsy King was preparing to face Dillian Whyte (inset) in a mandatory defence of his WBC belt this Spring, but Arum has revealed the 'total chaos' of an offer to crown the first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999. The sensational development could see both Whyte and Anthony Joshua (right)` - who was set to rematch Usyk in April - step down to make the showdown happen.

UFC 270: Francis Ngannou prefers a Tyson Fury boxing bout OVER a clash with Jon Jones

The Predator has made no secret of his ambition to one day step in the boxing ring and has recently been embroiled in a back-and-forth with WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on Twitter. The past 12 months have seen Ngannou strongly linked with a blockbuster against Jones, who is eyeing a move to heavyweight having conquered the 205-pound ranks. However, talks with the UFC have stalled and are showing no sign of progress, much to the Cameroonian's frustration. And now, Ngannou has revealed that he would rather take on the Gypsy King following his grudge match with Gane, insisting that 'nobody cares' about a Jones megsa-fight anymore.

Maurizio Sarri is sent TUMBLING to the floor and his glasses go flying after Udinese's Ignacio Pussetto collides with the Lazio boss on the touchline during tense Coppa Italia clash

With the game level at 0-0 in additional time, Sarri, 63, was engrossed in the action unfolding before him on the touchline. As a result, he had no time to step out of the way as Udinese star Ignacio Pussetto - on loan from Watford - came hurtling towards him. Pussetto was in the midst of a battle for possession of the ball with Lazio's Manuel Lazzari, but the latter won the contest and inadvertently sent the 26-year-old in his manager's direction.

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Winter Olympics 2022: 10 reasons to watch Beijing Games

Just six months on and the Olympics show is back on the road with its winter edition.  It's rare for two Games to be so close together as the hotter climes of Tokyo have been replaced by Beijing's cold temperatures and makeshift snow.  China's £2.5billion event is coming into view and although rising Covid cases continue to threaten the much-anticipated Games, the final touches are being made. Here, Sportsmail takes a look at the reasons why fans should be excited about February's instalment.

Athletes at the Winter Olympics have been told by a Beijing 2022 official that they face punishment if their behaviour or words falls outside 'the Olympic spirit and Chinese laws'.

England are without multi-format players such as Jos Buttler , Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes for their five matches in Barbados, leaving those who are next in line with nothing to lose. 

EXCLUSIVE: Both fighters have expressed an interest in getting the deal done - but Okolie must first face Michal Cieslak next month, while Briedis has a mandatory defence against Jai Opetaia.

An unexpected opportunity has opened up for Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open. The 35-year-old is the only previous Melbourne champion in the men's field.

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