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Gatland dismisses external pressure

Warren Gatland has fielded some difficult questions in the aftermath of the New Zealand defeat

Warren Gatland believes "you are always under pressure in sport" as he prepares for Wales' latest bid at ending a dismal losing sequence against the southern hemisphere heavyweights.

Palios: Tranmere said no to Evans

Ched Evans is looking for a club following his release from prison

Tranmere chairman Mark Palios claims to have turned down an approach from associates of Ched Evans' about the possibility of the convicted rapist playing for the club.

Fury happy for the talking to stop

Dereck Chisora, left, and Tyson Fury, right, will fight for the right to face Wladimir Klitschko

Tyson Fury admits the time for talking is over ahead of his much-anticipated heavyweight fight against Dereck Chisora at London's ExCeL Arena on Saturday.

Wilshere out for three months

Jack Wilshere has suffered yet another injury blow

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle, the Gunners have announced.

North misses out

George North, right, has been ruled out of Wales' autumn Test finale against South Africa

George North has been ruled out of Wales' autumn Test finale against South Africa at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

FIFA chiefs under investigation

Belgian FIFA executive committee member Michel D'Hooghe is under investigation

Three current FIFA executive committee members plus former member Franz Beckenbauer are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup bidding, it can be revealed.

Twelvetrees gets another chance

England have returned to Billy Twelvetrees to help solve their perennial midfield conundrum after forgiving the high-profile blunder in New Zealand that plunged his Test future into doubt.

Cricket remembers Phillip Hughes

Tribues have poured in for Phillip Hughes following his death aged 25

Close friend David Warner and Australia captain Michael Clarke led an outpouring of emotional tributes to Phillip Hughes following the batsman's death at the age of 25.

Jet lagged McIlroy eager to improve

Rory McIlroy carded a first-round 69 in Sydney (AP)

Rory McIlroy got the defence of his Australian Open title under way with a two-under-par 69 that leaves him just two shots behind first round leader Jordan Spieth.

Coe targets IAAF presidency

Sebastian Coe has officially launched his campaign for the IAAF presidency - one of the most powerful positions in sport

Sebastian Coe has officially launched his campaign for the IAAF presidency - one of the most powerful positions in sport.

Rodgers happy with a point

Brendan Rodgers hailed an improved Liverpool display

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he is more than happy to have their Champions League fate in their own hands despite a disappointing 2-2 draw against Ludogorets.

European win eases Wenger's woes

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are pulling in the same direction

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side are pulling in the right direction after they put their disappointing defeat to Manchester United to one side with a 2-0 Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund.

Cook sees one that got away

Moeen Ali's quick-fire century was not enough for England against Sri Lanka

Alastair Cook bemoaned a chance of victory that "got away" from England, after Moeen Ali's outstanding maiden one-day international hundred against Sri Lanka.

Robshaw eyes chance to make amends

Chris Robshaw is eyeing a winning end to the year with England

Chris Robshaw admits England's autumn outlook hinges on one final assault at Twickenham and failure against Australia would leave two months to stew over a dismal QBE Series.

Ludogorets leveller rocks Reds

Liverpool's Simon Mignolet was at fault for the opening goal

Liverpool's Champions League hopes remain alive after their first goals in the competition since mid-September but a late Ludogorets equaliser saw them leave Bulgaria disappointed.

FA receives Whelan's observations

Dave Whelan, right, has submitted his observations over recent controversial comments to the Football Association

Dave Whelan has complied with Football Association demands to submit his observations on recent comments that had seen him labelled "a racist" by Wednesday's 6pm deadline.

Daly banned for three weeks

Wasps centre Elliot Daly, left, has been hit with a three-week ban for verbally abusing a referee

Elliot Daly has been hit with a three-week ban for verbally abusing referee Ian Tempest in Wasps' 31-15 Aviva Premiership defeat at Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.