Japanese favourite dies after finishing last at Melbourne Cup

Who Shot Thebarman, left behind, Red Cadeaux, center, and Protectionist with jockey Ryan Moore on board race to the finish lineGerman raider Protectionist timed his finishing burst to perfection to win the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, but the celebrations were muted by the death of favourite Admire Rakti, who collapsed and died in its stall after finishing last.The death of

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Andy Murray draws Roger Federer in ATP Finals

Murray set to play at London's O2 Arena next weekAndy Murray has avoided another clash world number one Novak Djokovic in the group stages of the ATP World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena next week.The British number one looks to have been given a kind draw as he was matched with Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic in

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Hamilton closes in on F1 title

Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory at the United States Grand PrixLewis Hamilton won the United States Grand Prix for the second time in three years and took another significant stride towards this season's title.The gap between Hamilton and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg is now 24 points after the 29-year-old claimed the chequered flag in front of a 100,000-strong crowd at the

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