Australian Open: Federer in action as Petkovic beats Kvitova – live!

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Roger Federer
  • Djokovic shows flashes of brilliance in victory
  • Konta opens with win | Sharapova gets warm welcome
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8.43am GMT

Roger Federer butchers two set points; no problem, he clips a forehand down the line on the third and Aljaz Bedene is experiencing a sinking feeling.

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An extraordinary match ends on a disappointing

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NFL: Carolina Panthers 26-31 New Orleans Saints – as it happened!

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Michael Thomas catches a pass for New Orleans.
  • The Saints beat the Panthers for the third time this year
  • New Orleans will face Minnesota next weekend
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Related: Ageless Drew Brees leads Saints past Panthers in wildcard playoff

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Carolina gave New Orleans an almighty scare at the end of that one.

The Panthers were able to limit Alvin

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James Bowen, 16, wins Welsh Grand National on 13-year-old horse

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James Bowen, 16, wins Welsh Grand National on 13-year-old horse • Teenager describes winning Welsh Grand National as massive
• ‘From the age of eight, I knew I was going to be a jockey’

The 16-year-old jockey James Bowen won the Welsh Grand National on a horse very nearly as old as he is, Raz De Maree coming from right out the back to clinch Wales’s most prestigious race at odds of 16-1.

Born on the day after

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Sports quiz of the week: FA Cup derbies, record breakers and Coldplay

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Sports quiz of the week: FA Cup derbies, record breakers and Coldplay

Who lived the life? Who ruled Liverpool? And who rued a missed opportunity?

• The big sports quiz of the year 2017

Everton face Liverpool in the third round of the FA Cup. They have met twice in the final of the competition. Which player scored twice in both of those finals?

Michael Owen

Stuart McCall

Ian Rush

Kenny Dalglish

Who said: "I asked to go

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