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TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Kylian Mbappe to stay at Paris Saint-Germain ‘for a long time’ to come while several clubs register interest in taking Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan Sportsmail’s transfer news centre brings you every deal as it happens, live Striker Kylian Mbappe has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid   West Brom are among the clubs trying to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan  READ: Premier League club-by-club

Daniela Hantuchova says the likes of Iga Swiatek, Sofia Kenin and Naomi Osaka are taking over in women's tennis

Who shall step up and assert themselves as frontrunners in the post-Serena Williams era has become a prominent talking point, and in 2020 the women’s tennis scene offered more than a mere peak into what looks a prospering future for the sport. A then 21-year-old Sofia Kenin, who was named WTA Player of the Year in December, won her maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open to open the

Dubai Desert Classic: Sergio Garcia and Paul Casey off to flying starts, but Tyrrell Hatton struggles

Sergio Garcia and Paul Casey enhanced their claims for Ryder Cup places as they made strong starts to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Garcia fired a bogey-free 66 which earned him the clubhouse lead after the early session at The Emirates GC, although he would end a low-scoring first day two shots behind Richard Sterne. Leaderboard Omega Dubai Desert Classic Casey returned a 67 in his first appearance in the

Victoria Azarenka has sights set on Grand Slam glory at Australian Open after return to form

Victoria Azarenka is chasing Grand Slam dreams once again after a change in mentality proved the catalyst for her run to the US Open final. “People say ‘hashtag’ goals. Whatever you do, no matter what you want to do, I think that the outside judgement should never stop you from going after your dreams,” she tells Sky Sports. The 31-year-old from Belarus is well placed to talk about mindset, and

Mahmoud Charr's WBA 'regular' title fight in doubt, denting his hopes of securing bout against Anthony Joshua

Mahmoud Charr’s WBA heavyweight title defence has been thrown into serious doubt after he did not travel to America for Friday’s fight against Trevor Bryan. The Germany-based Syrian was due to make his first defence of the WBA ‘regular’ belt, over three years since claiming the title, but could not obtain a correct visa in time for him to board a plane to Miami on Wednesday morning. Charr had said

Padraig Harrington hopes for 'big party' at Ryder Cup but admits restrictions could be in place

Padraig Harrington remains hopeful that a capacity crowd will be able to attend this year’s Ryder Cup, although admits there is little “wriggle room” to postpone the contest again. The event has already been pushed back a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with uncertainty remaining on how large the on-site presence can be at Whistling Straits this September. Harrington accepts that the biennial event may have to take place

BBWAA urges HOF to keep Schilling on ballot

Curt Schilling should remain on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot next year despite his request to be removed, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America said in its recommendation to the Hall’s board of directors Wednesday. “It is the position of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America that Mr. Schilling’s request to remove himself from the ballot is a violation of the rules set forth by the National Baseball Hall

Grizzlies have fifth straight game postponed

Wednesday’s game between the Bulls and Grizzlies at FedExForum in Memphis has been postponed due to the NBA’s health and safety’s protocols. It will be the Grizzlies’ fifth straight game postponed under the policy and sixth overall, matching the Washington Wizards for most in the NBA. The Wizards returned to action on Sunday, their first game in 13 days after seeing six players test positive for COVID-19 and three others

Adam and Jordan Walne: Brothers in arms on the field and off it

Not having Huddersfield Giants’ club physio available to massage his aching joints may be one thing Adam Walne is missing about the world of Super League rugby, but otherwise the forward is enjoying being able to focus on other areas of his life. It is nearly three months since the 30-year-old left the Giants and the full-time rugby league environment to allow him to focus more on his and brother