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Wild Oats XI clinch ninth Sydney-Hobart line honours

Australian super-maxi Wild Oats XI gained redemption for their sensational relegation in last year's race to clinch their ninth Sydney to Hobart line honours on Friday in one of the closest finishes in the race's history.

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Dutch join armada of America's Cup challengers

A Dutch team has been accepted by holders Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) as a challenger for the 36th America's Cup, the sixth entry for the event due to be held in Auckland in 2021.

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Cardiff City's Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel

Cardiff City's Sala missing after plane disappears over English Channel

PARIS (Reuters) - Cardiff City's new football star Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that disappeared en route to the Welsh capital where he was to join up with the team, France's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday.

Ronaldo accepts fine for tax evasion, avoids jail

Ronaldo accepts fine for tax evasion, avoids jail

MADRID (Reuters) - Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros (16.6 million pound) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing a deal.

Alli's absence until March deals Spurs another injury blow

Alli's absence until March deals Spurs another injury blow

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's England midfielder Dele Alli is expected to be out of action until March after suffering a hamstring injury in the Premier League on Sunday, the north Londoners said on Tuesday.