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Double Olympic champion Jones’ ex-coach joins US team

Jade Jones (left) and Paul Green celebrate after the former won gold at Rio 2016 Coaches Paul Green and Gareth Brown have been recruited by USA Taekwondo less than a month after resigning from the British programme. Green guided Jade Jones to two Olympic titles before helping Bianca Walkden defend her world title this year. He and Brown have been appointed in a bid to reinvigorate the United States’ prowess in the sport before the Los Angeles Olympics in 2028. “I’m excited and thankful for the opportunity,” said Green. He had refused to disclose the reason for leaving the British set-up, but told BBC Sport earlier this month that he was “devastated” to leave. Green had not coached Jones since a disagreement with the fighter over her decision to take part...

UK snow: Aintree & Chepstow racing on but Scottish football affected

Louise Lear explains the potential impact of Sunday’s forecast snow Saturday’s racing at Aintree, Sandown and Chepstow is going ahead despite weather warnings for snow and ice across large parts of the UK. Conditions are expected to ease through Saturday, with the heavier snow forecast overnight into Sunday. The course at Wolverhampton will be inspected on Saturday morning. Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Falkirk in the Scottish Championship was postponed because of snow and Peterhead v Clyde in League Two is also off. In England, Woking’s match at Gateshead in the National League is off because the pitch is frozen. Is Manchester derby at risk? BBC Sport’s Simon Stone: Manchester United host Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday at 16:30 GMT. It is fair to ...

Brisbane 0-0 Wellington: Roar and Phoenix can’t be split

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De Gea, Young and Martial the only United stars as City dominate XI

Alison Bender previews the Manchester derby as Manchester United prepare to host Manchester City at Old Trafford. Stewart Robson weighs in on the tactics Jose Mourinho will employ against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Manchester City and Manchester United occupy the top two spots in the Premier League this season and have proven themselves to be the best two teams in the country so far. With all of the talent the two have to boast, who would make a combined team of the players available for this weekend’s derby?  ESPN FC’s Manchester derby combined XI. Goalkeeper: David De Gea (Manchester United) The Manchester United goalkeeper proved in his side’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal once again why he’s one of the best in the Premier League at keeping the ball out of the n...

Unsung hero: ‘He changed my life’

Frank O’Sullivan, who started Birmingham City Boxing Club in 1956 and has been coaching six days a week since, wins the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award for the West Midlands. He had his own dreams of being a boxer but a failed eye test stopped him turning professional. Deciding to give back to the local community, he has spent – it is estimated – more than 76,000 hours coaching. Visit our special guides for how to get into boxing or volunteering.

‘An incredible feat’ – Sports Personality contender Jonathan Rea

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Jonathan Rea. Age: 30 Sport: Motorcycling Year in a nutshell Became the first rider to clinch three successive World Superbike titles, triumphing with five of the season’s 26 races remaining. Rea went on to break Colin Edwards’ 15-year-old record for the number of points scored in a season, ending on 556. He was also made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The Northern Irishman’s 16 wins in 2017 took his career tally to 54, just five behind the all-time record held by four...

Burley: Man United fans don’t care about style

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Inter have chance to show they are truly back in Derby d’Italia

Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti preview Inter’s clash with Juve and how it may reflect on their surprising pursuit of the Serie A title. Stewart Robson and Shaka Hislop explain why Inter Milan have the upper hand when they face Juventus in Turin. It was a tad odd to see Inter fans mock Milan last week. Four-nil up against Chievo, the entire San Siro began to jump, yelling: “If you don’t jump, you’re a Rossonero.” Why didn’t they choose this weekend’s opponent Juventus? Perhaps it was because the hated Diavolo had just sunk further into ridicule, or because certain habits die hard. Still, it felt weird, because since the match-fixing scandal Calciopoli, most Inter faithful have it in more for Juventus than they do for their crosstown foes. Before the...

Hot Stars in Cold Snow — Guess Who!

Hot Stars in Cold Snow Guess Who! 12/9/2017 12:00 AM PST The temperature is not the only thing dropping this time of year … these stars are staying hot all winter long with these clothes-dropping shots. Breeze through the sexy snaps of babes stripped down in the snow and see if you can guess who’s down to the bare minimum.  Nippy!

Kristaps Porzingis’ New Lady Friend Is Hot Model with Insane Pics

Kristaps Porzingis New Lady Friend Is Smokin’ Hot Model … With Insane Pics! 12/9/2017 12:20 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Mystery solved … the new hot lady who’s been hanging with Kristaps Porzingis is — surprise — A MODEL!!!  The NY Knicks star was canoodling with the hot blonde while leaving a NY nightclub earlier this week begging a few questions — who is she and are they a thing??? Turns out, she goes by the name Bambi — and we’re told the two are definitely dating. Not sure how serious they are … but they look pretty good together.  She’s got a impressive body of work on the modeling front … so, yeah … enjoy! 

‘Ant-Man’ Actress Doubles Her Money for Sequel

‘Ant-Man’ Actress Doubles Down!! Sequel Money So Sweet 12/9/2017 12:10 AM PST EXCLUSIVE “Ant-Man” actress Abby Ryder Fortson‘s paycheck ain’t shrinking like her superhero dad in the movie, because she’s bringing home twice the dough for the sequel … TMZ has learned.  We got a hold of her minor’s contract for the ‘Ant-Man’ franchise and Abby — who’s only 9, mind you —  was guaranteed $140k if she gets a role in an “Ant-Man” sequel. That’s more than twice the $67.5k she got for the first film. “Ant-Man and the Wasp” hits theaters next July 2018. Might be too soon for buzz, but IF Abby makes it into a third flick, she’ll haul in $215k. In this case, the small guys are winnin...

Luis Miguel Earns Second No. 1 on Regional Mexican Albums With ‘Mexico Por Siempre’

Plus, Anitta debuts on Hot Latin Songs & Ulices Chaidez scores second top 10 on Regional Mexican Albums with new set. Luis Miguel’s Mexico Por Siempre album debuts at No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart (dated Dec. 16), as the set earned 6,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Nov. 30 according to Nielsen Music. Out of that sum, 5,000 were in traditional album sales. Mexico Por Siempre — released Nov. 24 through WEA Latina — is the entertainer’s first studio effort in seven years and his 20th studio album. It follows his self-titled pop set, which reached No. 1 on both Top Latin Albums and Latin Pop Albums in 2010. Mexico Por Siempre earns the singer his second chart-topper on Regional Mexican Albums — and just his second charting effort ever on t...