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Once They Were Pets. Now Giant Goldfish Are Menacing the Great Lakes.

Inside a fishbowl, the goldfish — a species of carp native to East Asia, bred for aesthetic delight and traditionally believed to bring good fortune — is hardly more than home décor. Usually just a few inches long, it is among the easiest of pets to keep. But released into the wild, the seemingly humble […]

Snowboard cross World Cup: Great Britain’s Huw Nightingale and Charlotte Bankes win gold

Huw Nightingale and Charlotte Bankes clinched Britain’s first team snowboard cross World Cup medal with gold in Les Deux Alpes in France. The pair, who won world gold in March, were second in their quarter-final before winning the semi-final and final. France finished second with the United States coming in third place. Earlier on Saturday, […]

Para-taekwondo: Great Britain’s Beth Munro wins World Taekwondo Grand Prix gold

Munro took silver at the world championships in September Great Britain’s Beth Munro won gold at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix as compatriot Amy Truesdale took silver. European champion and Paralympic silver medallist Munro, 30, beat neutral athlete Elena Savinskaya 12-2 in the -65kg category in Manchester. Truesdale, who won a third world title in […]

Three American Climbers Solve the ‘Last Great Problem in the Himalayas’

Three American climbers lay in the dark, sharing a custom-made sleeping bag on a portable ledge dangling from a massive cliff high in the Himalayas. They were anchored to the north face of Mount Jannu, one of the world’s biggest, sheerest rock walls. The void below them was 10,000 feet of thin black air. Above […]

Erling Haaland: 10 great Premier League goals scored by other Nordic stars

After Manchester City’s Erling Haaland reached 50 Premier League goals, BBC Sport remembers 10 great goals scored by other Nordic stars – including memorable strikes by John Arne Riise, Morten Gamst Pedersen and Christian Eriksen. Watch Premier League highlights on Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2 this weekend. This video is […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Great Britain trail Serbia after Jack Draper loses to Miomir Kecmanovic

Jack Draper was playing only his second Davis Cup match for Great Britain Cameron Norrie needs a shock win over Novak Djokovic to keep alive Great Britain’s hopes of beating Serbia and reaching the Davis Cup semi-finals. Britain trail 1-0 in the best-of-three tie after Jack Draper lost 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (8-6) to Miomir Kecmanovic. […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Great Britain face Serbia in Malaga

Great Britain’s bid for Davis Cup glory continues against a Serbia team led by Novak Djokovic, who says lifting the trophy is “important” for his nation. Without injured pair Dan Evans and Andy Murray, Great Britain face Serbia in the quarter-finals on Thursday. The tie in Malaga, Spain will be shown live on BBC iPlayer […]

Lautaro Martinez: Inter Milan and Argentina forward joining Erling Haaland & Harry Kane as striking great

Once upon a time, European football boasted a plethora of strikers to admire, who finished with relentless consistency. We can name Manchester City’s Erling Haaland and Bayern Munich’s Harry Kane, but how many others honestly deserve to be mentioned in the same breath? These days, teams in England and abroad have assembled squads that can […]

Davis Cup: Joe Salisbury replaces Dan Evans in Great Britain team v Serbia

Joe Salisbury has replaced Dan Evans in Great Britain’s Davis Cup team for the knockout phase in Malaga next week. British number two Evans, 33, withdrew from the team with a calf injury after limping off court at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna last month. Doubles specialist Salisbury won his third consecutive US Open […]

Sioned Harries: Wales great hopeful of playing club rugby again

Sioned Harries has represented Wales at four Rugby World Cups and 10 Six Nations championships Venue: Go Media Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland Date: Friday, 3 November Kick-off: 06:00 GMT Coverage: Live on S4C, commentary on BBC Radio Wales Extra, BBC Sounds and BBC Sport website, plus live text updates and match report on BBC Sport […]

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