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Summary

  1. Klopp not feeling pressure ahead of Europa final
  2. Costa, Mata & Torres left out of Spain squad
  3. 31 athletes could be banned from Rio 2016
  4. Premier League: Man Utd v Bournemouth (20:00 BST)
  5. Championship play-off second leg: Hull v Derby (3-0 agg): 19:45

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By Mike Henson and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

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That is all from Sportsday Live today.

Thanks for your company. See you tomorrow when we will be featuring all the atmosphere and excitement ahead of Liverpool's Europa League final against Sevilla.

Rams to the slaughter?

Hull v Derby (agg 3-0), 19:45 BST

Steve Bruce
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The other football game on tonight's agenda is another apparently hopeless cause.

Derby are 3-0 down after the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final against Hull.

They travel to the KC Stadium tonight in search of an epic comeback.

Long time coming

Manchester United v Bournemouth (20:00 BST)

Bournemouth fans have left the south coast hours ago.

The final Premier League game of the season - the Cherries' rearranged visit to Manchester United - is a little over three hours away.

United need a 19-0 win to overtake Manchester City in fourth and qualify for the Champions League next season.

You can listen in to on BBC Radio 5 live from 19:00 BST.

Old Trafford
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Rosberg & Verstappen back in Barcelona

Formula 1

After a thrilling and controversial Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, many of the drivers are back on the same Barcelona track for testing.

World championship leader Nico Rosberg is among them following his first-lap crash with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

best way to overcome a bad weekend is work #bestteam #F1Testing #cantWaitForMonaco

best way to overcome a bad weekend is work #bestteam #F1Testing #cantWaitForMonaco

Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who, aged 18, became the youngest Formula 1 race winner in history on Sunday, has dropped in, although he is not behind the wheel today.

He will be on track on Wednesday.

Max Verstappen shows up during the first #F1Testing day! He will be tomorrow on track!

Max Verstappen shows up during the first #F1Testing day! He will be tomorrow on track!

Tap the Honey makes history at Newcastle

Horse racing

The three-year-old Tap The Honey, ridden by jockey Joey Haynes, made history when winning the first race to be staged on the new artificial track at Newcastle racecourse. 

Newcastle brings to six the number of venues that stage fixtures on flat racing's 'all-weather' circuit after its owners controversially sanctioned the replacement of the long-standing turf track.

Tap the Honey wins at Newcastle
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Leeds charged by FA

Football

Ross McCormack
getty

Leeds have been charged with breaching agent regulations over the sale of Ross McCormack to Fulham in October 2014 - for a fee reported to be £11m.

Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino and agent Derek Day have been charged on an individual basis of breaching FA Rules and The FA’s Football Agent Regulations respectively.

'Sevilla can only be as strong as we let them'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Jurgen Klopp
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Klopp: "Sevilla can only be as strong as we let them be."

Klopp says Spanish clubs the best at the moment. "Best coaches, really good players, scouting is a bit easier...that's a lot of reasons."

Final preparations

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Balloons at St Jakob Park
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Preparations for tomorrow's Europa League final are already under way in St Jakob Park.

There are some giant ping-pong balls tethered to the stands in the Swiss city of Basel.

Successful season or not?

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Klopp #LFC "I'm pretty sure if we don't win people will think it is not a success but for me a lot of things are in these seven months."

Klopp slightly regrets saying his past teams play "heavy metal" football. Some bonuses though. "Last week I got a present of a Metallica CD'

'I don't feel pressure, I feel an opportunity'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer in Basel

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says ahead of the Europa League final: "All we have done since we have been together has been to be perfectly prepared for a game like this.

"I don't feel the pressure, I feel an opportunity. I never felt doubt around me in a club."  

'Too many silver medals'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

Jurgen Klopp
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he has been a runner-up more times then he would like in his career.

"The longer you go without winning anything, the harder you try and the more likely you are to succeed. That's what I believe," he said.

"These boys have done a perfect job. I'm really pleased to be part of this moment

"Nobody has asked about a Premier League match the past two weeks. It's a special situation."  

'There was a doubt about Liverpool players'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

Klopp #LFC "When I came here there was a big doubt about these players and I am pleased they can show how good they are." #UELfinal

Silver linings

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Jurgen Klopp #LFC "At home I have too many silver medals but it is better than no medals." #bbcfootball

Jurgen Klopp #LFC "At home I have too many silver medals but it is better than no medals." #bbcfootball

Origi could play in Europa League final

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (19:45 BST)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "It will be an open game, but I always say that open games are games that we can win.

"Divock has trained two or three times - we will train again after this press conference and see how he feels."

'We are desperate to finish the job'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

More from Liverpool midfielder James Milner on Wednesday's Europa League final against Sevilla.

He says: "This is a fantastic football club and is used to winning trophies. We want to add to that.

"It's such a strong competition. We're desperate to finish the job. It's a huge night.

"Our aim is winning tomorrow and making sure we are in Europe next season." 

Trophies v top four

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

James Milner
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Liverpool midfielder James Milner is asked by The Times' Henry Winter if, in the modern game, actually winning trophies has been forgotten about because of the importance placed on qualifying for the Champions League.

He answers: "You could be right on that. So much is put on the top four and getting into the Champions League but ultimately if you play in the Champions League for six seasons and haven't won it, there is not a lot to look back on in your trophy cabinet.

"It's all about winning trophies and adding to the great history of this club."  

'Great to have the fans with us'

Europa League final Liverpool v Sevilla (Wed)

Liverpool midfielder James Milner: “We have beaten a lot of good teams to get here and we have another one tomorrow. The only thing we have on our minds is adding our name to the trophy and another chapter to this club’s great European history. It is great to have the fans with us and hopefully we can give them something to cheer about.

“You play football to be involved in the biggest games and this is a top tournament with a lot of top teams. It is about looking back on your career and the trophies that you have. 

"I had a tough decision to make at the end of last season but I joined for games like this. We have got ourselves in two cup finals so far – we have had one losing experience so far but hopefully it will be the first of many for this team and this manager.”

'Every boy's dream'

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is facing the media in Basel andtells BBC Sport's John Murray how much playing in a European final means to him.

He said: "It's everything you dream of as footballer as a young boy, you dream about playing in cup finals and every single players wants to play in it."

Brahimi to Liverpool?

Liverpool are preparing a £45m bid for Porto's Algerian winger Yacine Brahimi according to Portuguese paper O Jogo via the Daily Star.

The 26-year-old has scored nine goals in 41 games for club and country this season.

Yacine Brahimi
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What will Klopp's final message be?

Europa League final, Liverpool v Sevilla (Weds, 19:45 BST)

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer in Basel

The Europa League trophy is on display at St. Jakob Park Stadium in Basel and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is up soon at the media centre.

It has been a quiet day in Basel so far but things are kicking into life ahead of Liverpool's meeting with Sevilla.

Klopp has been in confident mood - let's wait to hear his final message.

And this is what all the fuss is about. Will it be Klopp or Sevilla's Unai Emery getting their hands on this tomorrow?

Europa League trophy
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A familiar journey

Man Utd v Bournemouth (20:00 BST)

Bournemouth fans
BBC

After a wasted journey on Sunday, Bournemouth fans are returning to Old Trafford for Tuesday's rearranged final Premier League fixture of the season.

Sunday's game against Manchester United was postponed due to a fake bomb being left in a stadium toilet.  

The south coast club laid on a fleet of coaches to transport fans to Manchester for the second time in three days.

Fans said many people were unable to attend the re-arranged game due to work and family commitments.

But Steve James, who has clocked up more than 8,000 miles going to every game this season, was remaining chipper.

He said: "It was a long drive home but you can't really complain - they've given us a refund of our tickets, we're on the bus today for free."

Troon considering female members

Golf

Royal Troon
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Royal Troon Golf Club, the host of this year's Open, is consulting members on whether its male-only membership policy should end.

Troon, which was founded in 1878, says it has written to its 800 members to "seek views on the issue of the admission of women members". 

Troon official Martin Cheyne says "we care very much for the reputation of Royal Troon Golf Club and it is important that the club, much like the wider game, reflects the modern society in which we exist". 

'Rugby helped me fight homophobia'

Richard Cann
BBC Get Inspired

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and here is a story from BBC Get Inspired. 

Richard Cann, a former soldier, currently plays and coaches rugby in Cardiff and admits the sport helped him admit to his biggest secret.

"I am a rugby player. I am a soldier. I am an Officer. I am a brother. I am a role model. I am also gay," he adds.

Read more on Richard's story here.

Sinclair to Watford?

Football

Jerome Sinclair
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Watford are set to sign Liverpool's 19-year-old striker Jerome Sinclair when his contract expires at Anfield on 1 July according to Sky Sports.

Sinclair has made only only one start for the Reds since signing for the club from West Brom in 2011.

Liverpool would be entitled to compensation from the Hornets as he counts as a home-grown player.

Flamini goes to the FT

My first ever interview in the Financial Times with @kiranstacey. Very proud moment bit.ly/1NvHTOH

My first ever interview in the Financial Times with @kiranstacey. Very proud moment bit.ly/1NvHTOH

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has been into the FT officials to chat about his company GF Biochemicals.

The company produces levulinic acid which could provide a more environmentally friendly way for producing various chemicals and materials.

It is a market worth an estimated £20bn a year.

Who is most likely to be cut from England squad - vote results

Euro 2016

Fabian Delph
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The results are in and BBC Sport users who voted believe Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph is most likely to be cut from manager Roy Hodgson's provisional 26-man squad.

Three players from the 26 will miss out when the squad is finalised and Arsenal's Jack Wilshere came second in the vote with Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford third.

The full results are:

  1. Fabian Delph: 39%
  2. Jack Wilshere 21%
  3. Marcus Rashford 13%
  4. Raheem Sterling 7%
  5. Jordan Henderson 7%
  6. Andros Townsend 6%
  7. Other 2%
  8. Ryan Bertrand 2%
  9. Danny Drinkwater 1%
  10. Danny Rose 1%
  11. Nathaniel Clyne 1%

Capital return for Martial?

Football

Anthony Martial
Reuters

"Tony Martial came from France" goes the Stretford End chant.

It seems that Manchester United's young striker might be heading back to his homeland if a report on TransferMarketWeb is to be believed. And why wouldn't you?

They claim that Paris St Germain want the 20-year-old as a replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and are willing to spend big to land the ex-Monaco man.

Get Involved vote - who is likely to be cut from the England squad?

Euro 2016

Thanks to all of you who voted on which player you think is most likely to be cut from Roy Hodgson's provisional 26-man Euro 2016 squad.

We'll bring you the full results shortly.

We've got to be professional - Bruce

Championship play-off second leg, Hull City v Derby (agg 3-0, 19:45 BST)

Hull City boss Steve Bruce is taking nothing for granted, despite taking a 3-0 lead into their home Championship play-off semi-final second leg against Derby...

A sharp reminder from #hcafc boss Steve Bruce, despite a relaxed play-off mood in the city: "We've got to be professional & try and win."

'Dopers have no place to hide'

Olympic Games

Thomas Bach
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IOC president Thomas Bach

IOC president Thomas Bach says the retests of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics "show once again that dopers have no place to hide".

Thirty-one athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the Rio Games after testing positive.

"All these measures are a powerful strike against the cheats we do not allow to win," said Bach.

"We keep samples for 10 years so that the cheats know that they can never rest.

"By stopping so many doped athletes from participating in Rio, we are showing once more our determination to protect the integrity of the Olympic competition."

31 athletes could be banned from Rio 2016

Olympic Games

With 31 athletes from six sports testing positive after samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics were retested, the IOC say they are awaiting results on 250 retests from London 2012. 

An IOC statement adds: "The aim is to stop any drugs cheats coming to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

"The IOC will also undertake a wider re-testing programme of medalists from Beijing and London. The samples of those athletes who could be awarded medals following the disqualification of others will also be retested."

No athletes to test positive have been named so far.

Read our developing story here.

31 athletes could be banned from Rio 2016

Olympic Games

More on the news that 31 athletes from six sports have tested positive after samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics were retested. 

The International Olympic Committee say it retested 454 selected doping samples following work with the World Anti-Doping Agency and international federations. 

They were focused on athletes who could potentially compete at Rio 2016 

The IOC executive board today agreed unanimously to initiate proceedings immediately, with the 12 national Olympic committees concerned informed in the coming days. 

All those athletes infringing anti-doping rules will be banned from competing at Rio 2016, say the IOC.  

Breaking31 Olympic re-tests positive

Olympic Games

Thirty-one athletes from six sports have tested positive for doping offences following the retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has announced.

Follow County Cricket coverage

Cricket

Play has resumed after lunch on day three of the latest round of fixtures in the County Championship.

There are eight matches in progress across the two divisions.

Click here to follow our text and radio commentaries.

Get Involved vote - who is likely to be cut from England squad?

A reminder that you have just over half an hour to vote on who you think is most likely to miss out on England's Euro 2016 squad.

Manager Roy Hodgson has to trim his provisional 26-man squad to 23.

There is a choice of 10 players who we feel could be cut, while there is an 'other' option if you think it will be someone else.

Make your selection (you can only choose one option) and we'll identify BBC Sport users' top three.  

Simply click to the right of this page or click the 'vote' tab if you're using a mobile device.

A full list of BBC Sport's online voting terms and conditions can be read here.

Schweinsteiger & Can in Germany squad

Football

Bastian Schweinsteiger
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Bastian Schweinsteiger has been included in world champion Germany's preliminary 27-man squad for Euro 2016. 

The Manchester United midfielder, 31, has been named as captain by Joachim Low, despite not playing for United since March because of a knee ligament injury sustained on international duty. 

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has also been selected in a squad which will be cut to 23 by 31 May for the tournament in France.  

Germany are in Group C, along with Northern Ireland, Poland and Ukraine.  

And here is the provisional #DieMannschaft squad for #EURO2016 in full! #JederFuerJeden

And here is the provisional #DieMannschaft squad for #EURO2016 in full! #JederFuerJeden

Bencic out of French Open

Tennis

Bad news for world number eight Belinda Bencic who has had to pull out of the French Open with a lower back injury.

The Swiss 19-year-old is one of the rising stars of the women's game.

.@BelindaBencic has withdrawn from @RolandGarros with a lower back injury. #RG16

.@BelindaBencic has withdrawn from @RolandGarros with a lower back injury. #RG16

Ranieri manager of the year

Football

Claudio Ranieri
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It was quite a night for Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri yesterday - after Leicester's title celebrations, he picked up the manager of the year award from the League Managers' Association.

The 64-year-old Italian was honoured after leading the Foxes to their maiden top-flight title in his first season with the club.

Ranieri also received the Premier League accolade.

It was a bitter-sweet (mainly bitter) night for Brighton boss Chris Hughton, who took the Championship award.

His side lost 3-1 on aggregate to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship semi-finals.

Wigan's Gary Caldwell and Northampton's Chris Wilder (who is now Sheffield United boss) took the League One and League Two honours respectively.

Happy Birthday

Christine Ohuruogu
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As well as Johanna Konta, these sportspeople are celebrating their birthdays today...

Christine Ohuruogu (athletics) - Britain's 2008 Olympic gold medallist and two-time world champion in the 400m, age 32.  

Tony Roche (tennis) - Australian eight-time winner of grand slam doubles titles, and 1968 losing Wimbledon singles finalist, age 71.

Sugar Ray Leonard (boxing) - won world titles at five different weights, age 60.

Paul Hull (rugby union) - former England full-back and ex-Bristol coach, age 48.

Quite a rise for Konta

Tennis

Happy birthday to British women's number one Johanna Konta, who is 25 today.

This tweet from Wimbledon nicely captures what a rise she's had in the past 12 months...

Jo Konta on her 24th birthday: world No.143 @JoKonta91 on her 25th birthday: world No.22 and British No.1 💪

Jo Konta on her 24th birthday: world No.143 @JoKonta91 on her 25th birthday: world No.22 and British No.1 💪