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  1. Chelsea's Courtois red card appeal rejected
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By Matt Parratt and Elizabeth Hudson

All times stated are UK

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Sportsday Live

That's it for Sportsday Live for Tuesday.

A final reminder that you can keep up to date with all of the evening's action on the

BBC Sport website and on
BBC Radio 5 live.

Sportsday will resume on Wednesday at 08:00 BST.

European Tour cuts WGC-Bridgestone


Shane Lowry at the Bridgestone
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The WGC-Bridgestone has been completed in August each year since its inception in 1999

The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will not feature on the European Tour next season after it was moved to the end of June by the PGA Tour of America.

The PGA is bringing the event forward next year to avoid a clash with the Rio Olympics, where

golf will feature for the first time since 1904.

However, the June date clashes with the French Open at Le Golf National.

As a result, money won at next year's Bridgestone will not count towards Ryder Cup points or the Race To Dubai.

League Cup: Yeovil v QPR (19:45 BST)


QPR have lost three of their last seven League Cup first-round ties - all against lower-league opposition and may not risk striker Charlie Austin, who has been the subject of much transfer speculation.

Forward Jay Emmanuel-Thomas could make his full debut after a substitute outing in Saturday's loss to Charlton.

On-loan Bournemouth midfielder Harry Cornick is set to start for Yeovil.

Keep up to date with all of the night's football action via the

BBC Sport website and
BBC Radio 5 live.

Shots fired at Fenerbahce player


Mehmet Topal's car

Fenerbahce's Mehmet Topal has escaped unharmed after being shot at while driving home from training, the club have said.

The Turkish club released the image of a hole in the windscreen, showing how close the player came to being hit. Thankfully his car was bullet-proof and took the impact. The attackers, whose motive is unknown, fled the scene.

The club said in a statement; "This attack is an armed terrorist act. We condemn these attacks and hope the perpetrators are found and justice is done."

According to reports, 20-year-old Fenerbahce player Uygar Mert Zeybek was also in the car with Topal and was unharmed.

League Cup: Wolves v Newport County (19:45 BST)


Tuesday's match will be the first competitive meeting between Wolves and Newport since April 1988.

Wolves will hand a debut to on-loan Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez while Adam Le Fondre should make his full debut.

Newport boss Terry Butcher has several injury worries with winger Lenell John-Lewis (hamstring), Yan Klukowski (dead leg) and defender Kevin Feely (thigh) all ruled out.

Live National League commentaries


BBC Local Radio

A busy non-league programme is in place tonight as teams will be looking to gain an early march in the National League.

You can listen to live online commentary from a selection of games taking place tonight

here from 19:45 BST.

Traore close to Villa move


Adama Traore
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According to the Daily Star, Spanish newspaper AS claims Barcelona winger Adama Traore has rejected interest from Liverpool, Everton and Stoke to move to Aston Villa.

Reports claim the 19-year-old winger has agreed a three-year deal.

Manager Tim Sherwood is a fan of the player but refused to confirm a move over the weekend.

Jonassen heads Australia challenge


Jess Jonassen

Jess Jonassen has finished on an unbeaten 95 on her debut as Australia end

day one of the Women's Ashes Test on 268-8.

After a middle-order collapse, Jonassen and first Alyssa Healy and then Kristen Beams kept Australia afloat.

England's Anya Shrubsole took 4-59.

Uefa Super Cup: Barcelona v Sevilla


Barcelona's Lionel Messi
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Barcelona are without forward Neymar for Tuesday night's

Uefa Super Cup against La Liga rivals Sevilla because of mumps.

The game between the Champions League and Europa League winners is being held in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.

Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi, a summer signing from Stoke, and defenders will miss the match because of gastroenteritis while defenders Timothee Kolodziejczak and Adil Rami, a recent recruit from AC Milan, are also doubts because of the stomach condition.

Barcelona's two summer signings, Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal, who has joined from Tuesday's opponents, have travelled to Georgia but cannot play for their club until January because of a transfer ban while left-back Jordi Alba is ruled out through injury.

There will be live text commentary on the game

on the BBC Sport website.

Adcocks win opener at worlds


Gabby and Chris Adcock
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England's Chris and Gabby Adcock have made a winning start to their campaign at the World Badminton Championships in Jakarta.

The seventh seeds beat Korean pair Shin Baek Choel and Ye Na Chang 21-17 21-18 in 38 minutes.

They will face Denmark's Mads Pieler Kolding and Kamilla Rytter Juhl for a place in the last eight.

Earlier, England's number three Toby Penty, the world number 83, defeated Frenchman Brice Leverdez - a player ranked over 50 places higher than him - 23-21 18-21 21-13.

League Cup: Wycombe v Fulham (19:45 BST)


Tuesday night's game is the first time that Fulham have played in the first round of the League Cup since 2000-01.

Manager Kit Symons will be without Luke Garbutt, Scott Parker, George Williams and Fernando Amorebieta, who remain injured while midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe serves the second game of his two-match ban.

For Wycombe, Jason Banton, Stephen McGinn and Danny Rowe did not play in a win over York on Saturday but could figure

Schmeichel weighs in on De Gea


Former Manchester United keeper Peter Schmeichel has criticised the way David De Gea's contract situation has been handled and urged the Spanish star to stay at Old Trafford.

He told Talksport: "If the player is not happy; his agent, himself and the club that want him should have sorted this a long time ago. It's sad that it's dragged into the season."

Peter Schmeichel
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De Gea has been heavily linked with Real Madrid during the summer transfer window and sat out Manchester United's opener against Tottenham over the weekend.

League Cup: Blackburn v Shrewsbury (19:45 BST)


Blackburn could hand an immediate debut to forward Modou Barrow after signing him on loan from Swansea while Jason Steele, Matt Kilgallon and Bangaly-Fode Koita could all start as boss Gary Bowyer makes changes.

Blackburn have been knocked out of the League Cup in each of their last four ties in the competition (three defeats, one penalty shootout loss).

Shrewsbury duo Liam Lawrence and Liam McAlinden are hoping to start after being on the bench in the opening-day defeat by Millwall.

Keep up to date with all of the night's League Cup action

via the BBC Sport website and
BBC Radio 5 live.

City enter race for Pedro


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In case you missed it earlier, according to

Spanish newspaper Marca, Manchester City have entered the race to sign Barcelona striker Pedro.

Manchester United had seemingly been in pole position to sign Pedro but City's football director Txiki Begiristain has reportedly contacted the club to express an interest in the 28-year-old.

League Cup: Accrington v Hull (19:45 BST)


Accrington have no new problems as they prepare to take on Hull for the first time in competitive action since February 1959 in Tuesday's League Cup tie.

Striker Josh Windass, 21, who scored in the opening-day 1-1 draw with Luton in League Two, comes up against his father Dean's old club where the 46-year-old is still an ambassador.

Hull manager Steve Bruce is likely to make changes from Saturday's 2-0 win over Huddersfield in the Championship with Moses Odubajo in line to make his debut, but striker Abel Hernandez serves the second game of a three-match ban.

Keep up to date with all of the night's League Cup games

via the BBC Sport website and
BBC Radio 5 live.

Tuesday night's football action


It's a busy night of League Cup football with

32 ties up for decision.

There is commentary of Bristol Rovers v Birmingham City on 5 live sports extra from 19:40 BST and you can keep up to date with the latest from all of the other ties and the Super Cup final between Barcelona and Sevilla on the

BBC Sport website and
BBC Radio 5 live.

Wood keen to finish on a high


Mark Wood


his exclusive BBC column, England fast bowler Mark Wood says England will not give Australia a sniff of victory in next week's final Ashes Test at the Oval as they push for a 4-1 series win.

"Australia will be up for the challenge. They will want to spoil the party and send captain Michael Clarke off into retirement with a big celebration, but we've got to make sure we don't give them a sniff," he says

Wood also talks about bowling the ball that won the Ashes, bringing out his imaginary horse in the post-match celebrations, being asked to write the team song and how Ben Stokes got into trouble for losing his room key.

Peaty fears drug cheats


Adam Peaty
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Britain's triple World Championship gold medallist Adam Peaty says he has concerns about being beaten by a drugs cheat in the future.

While he has faith in the UK's anti-doping efforts, he claims other countries are less strict, saying: "People are sceptical about nations out there and whether they are clean.

"All I can do is improve my times and hope I don't come second to someone who dopes."

Watch his interview with BBC Breakfast here.

Big Brother star turns to commentary


Jack McDermott
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Big Brother star, Jack 'Pieface' McDermott, is set to

make his debut as a football commentator.

The Plymouth Argyle fan will summarise on his favourite team on BBC Radio Devon as they face Gillingham in the League Cup on Tuesday.

"I'm just so excited, it's a dream come true as I'm such a huge Argyle fan," the 23-year-old told BBC Sport.

McDermott won £23,900 after finishing fourth in the reality show, and he is now hoping for a career in the media after quitting his job at McDonald's.

Everton to assess Mirallas


Everton boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed the club will monitor Kevin Mirallas's ankle injury ahead of Saturday's early kick-off against Southampton.

Mirallas picked up a knock after a challenge involving Watford's Valon Behrami, and there are questions marks over his inclusion for the next game.

Kevin Mirallas
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Martinez said: "He's got a bit of a swollen ankle but I'm quite positive in Kevin being fit, even though as it stands now we are going to check and assess him for the weekend."

He added: "Gerard Deulofeu and Mo Besic are very close and it's about getting them back to their best possible level. Physically we need giving them that introduction but they are close to making the squad for the weekend."

Watch Duggan's screamers


Another day, another screamer from England star Toni Duggan. The Manchester City striker scored during her team's 3-2 win over Arsenal in the Women's Super League. Duggan has now scored five goals in four league appearances since the season re-started after the World Cup.

To celebrate,

here's a compilation of her best strikes.

Toni Duggan

McIlorum signs new Wigan deal

Rugby League

Michael McIlorum

Wigan hooker Michael McIlorum has signed a two-year contract extension at the club which will see him stay at the club until the end of 2019.

The 27-year-old has made 208 appearances since his debut in 2007 and helped the Warriors win the double in 2013 but he missed last year's Grand Final defeat through injury.

"He is consistently one of our best performers week in, week out and the fans love him here," said coach Shaun Wane.

"One of the toughest players I have ever seen play the game, he doesn't get the plaudits he deserves at times."

Shingles fit for England


England hockey
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England have included Reading's Dan Shingles in their squad of 18 for the EuroHockey Championships at the Olympic Park in London from 21-30 August.

Shingles has recovered from injury and replaces Tim Whiteman, the only change from the squad that came third at the World League Semi-Final last month.

The women's squad shows two changes from the group that sealed Olympic qualification for Britain last month.

There is a first call-up for goalkeeper Sabbie Heesh and Sam Quek returns.

Shaqiri lights up World Cup


Want to know more about Stoke target Xherdan Shaqiri? A left-footed piledriver scored for Switzerland against Honduras at the 2014 World Cup is a good start to your education.

Watch the clip here.

Xherdan Shaqiri

Who is Xherdan Shaqiri?


Xherdan Shaqiri

So, Stoke have added another continental star to their line-up in the form of Xherdan Shaqiri. But for those who aren't aware of his work, here are a few stats to cast an eye over:

  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Age: 23
  • Position: Midfield
  • Career goals: 26
  • Clubs: Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, FC Basel
  • Trophy highlights: 1 Champions League, 1 Uefa Super Cup, 2 Bundesliga titles, 3 Swiss Super League titles

Stoke secure Shaqiri


Xherdan Shaqiri
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Stoke City have completed a club record £12m deal for Inter Milan midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri who comes to the Britannia Stadium on a five-year deal.

England v Australia latest


England have taken another wicket at the Women's Ashes Test at Canterbury.

Megan Schutt is out for 11 after being bowled lbw by Laura Marsh to leave Australia on 206-8.

Follow the latest on the

BBC Sport website and 5 live sports extra

IAAF suspends athletes


More from BBC Sport editor Dan Roan on the "adverse findings" from retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 World Athletics Championships...

6 of the 28 athletes who have been suspended by the IAAF today due to adverse samples from 05/07 were still competing

Albrighton happy with strong start


Marc Albrighton

Winger Marc Albrighton hopes Leicester can build on their confidence from their opening day win over Sunderland.

"It's always great to get off to the best possible start in a Premier League season," the former Aston Villa man, who set up two goals and scored one in the victory,

told the club website.

"We did that, set the tempo early on and continued that throughout the first half and even through parts of the second half too."

Harting to miss athletics Worlds


Robert Harting
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Olympic discus champion Robert Harting will not defend his world title in Beijing later this month because he is still recovering from a knee injury.

The German, who won European gold last year, has not competed in a major meeting since tearing his knee ligaments 11 months ago.

The World Athletics Championships get underway in China on 22 August with

coverage across the BBC.

Women's Ashes: England v Australia


Another wicket at the cricket as Sarah Coyte gets a thin edge to England spinner Kate Cross's delivery and is caught by wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor.

Australia currently 187-7 after 65 overs.

Follow live text and radio coverage here.

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IAAF suspends athletes


Following the announcement that 28 athletes who competed at the 2005 and 2007 World Championships have returned "adverse findings" from retested samples, BBC Sport editor Dan Roan has more news...

I understand there are no Brits among the 28 athletes suspended by the IAAF today after re-testing of 05/07 samples.

Carneiro role changed by Mourinho


Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro
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Daily Telegraph reports that club doctor Eva Carneiro's place on the Chelsea bench is under threat after the role was significantly changed as part of a backroom shake-up by manager Jose Mourinho.

Carneiro was

publicly criticised by Mourinho following the 2-2 Premier League draw against Swansea City for entering the pitch in stoppage time to treat Eden Hazard while they were trying to see out the game.

The paper understands that while Carneiro will remain Chelsea's first-team doctor, she will not attend training sessions, games or enter the hotel and as things stand, she is not expected to be on the bench for Sunday's trip to Manchester City.

Le Fondre sends his love

Delighted to sign for @OneRovers today! Appreciate all the messages & I'm ready to show what I can do on the pitch!⚽️

Delighted to sign for @OneRovers today! Appreciate all the messages & I'm ready to show what I can do on the pitch!⚽️

BreakingCourtois appeal rejected


Thibaut Courtois

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois's appeal against his red card against Swansea last Saturday has been rejected by the Football Association.

Courtois will now miss Sunday's game against Manchester City at the Ethiad Stadium.

Robson tips Manchester United to win trophy


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Bryan Robson
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Former captain and club ambassador Bryan Robson has been looking at the aims for the season at the latest Manchester United sponsorship launch.

"We are used to winning trophies at this club," he said.

"The top four is a priority - if we won the title it would be the icing on the cake. But at this moment in time I would be quite happy with the top four and a trophy."

Shots fired at Fenerbahce player


Mehmet Topal's car

Pictures now from our story earlier that Fenerbahce midfielder Mehmet Topal has escaped unharmed after his car was shot at as he left training (15:08).

The Turkish club released the image of a hole in the windscreen, showing how close the player came to being hit. Thankfully his car was bullet-proof and took the impact.

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