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In the biggest heavyweight title fight in years, undefeated IBF champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) scored a spectacular eleventh round TKO over long-reigning former kingpin Wladimir Klitschko (64-5, 54 KOs) to retain his IBF title and claim the vacant WBA title in front of a record-setting 90,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Joshua landed the better shots in round one. Tactical round two, Wlad connected with a right hand early. Joshua ramped up the pressure in round three. Both landed hard shots in round four.

Maria Sharapova hit nine aces and 29 winners against Makarova

Russia's Maria Sharapova says she is "way above" responding to criticism of her comeback by rivals after reaching the quarter-finals of her first WTA event following a 15-month doping ban.

Sharapova, called a "cheat" by Eugenie Bouchard, beat Ekaterina Makarova 7-5 6-1 at the Stuttgart Open, for which she received a wildcard entry.

When asked about Bouchard's comments, she said: "I'm looking forward."

Douglas Costa

Bayern Munich star Douglas Costa appears to be monitoring Liverpool fans' feelings over the prospect of him moving to Anfield.

The Mirror says Costa has started just 18 games for the Bundesliga champions in all competitions this term, and has subsequently been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena, due to a lack of game time.

Man Utd defender Eric Bailly

Eric Bailly admits he could quite easily be lining up for Manchester City in tonight's Manchester derby.

The Ivory Coast defender was a firm target for Pep Guardiola's City before eventually ending up at their fierce rivals Manchester United this past summer.

The Ghana international may extend his stay at the Juventus Stadium according to his agent

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is likely to pen down a fresh contract with Italian giants Juventus, according to his agent Federico Pastorello.

The 28-year-old has one year left on his current deal after joining the club from Udinese in 2012, winning four Serie A titles. He has endured a troublesome knee injury, limiting him to a handful of games this season.

Spurs 1-0 victory over Palace was enough to give the club a new high in points earned during a single Premier League campaign

Tottenham may or may not finish the 2016-17 Premier League season with the league title, but it will be a memorable season regardless for the club.

A 78th minute goal by Christian Eriksen saw Spurs pull out a 1-0 victory away to Crystal Palace, keeping pace with Premier League leaders Chelsea, who defeated Southampton 4-2 on Tuesday.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has questioned the integrity of Barcelona legend Xavi.

Pochettino has never been fond of ex-Barcelona midfielder Xavi and the former Espanyol defender has now gone on to rekindle his bitter rivalry with the Spanish legend.

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