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Summary

  1. 'We have offers in for players' - new Sunderland boss Moyes
  2. Sane close to £37m Man City move
  3. 'Important' year for Oxlade-Chamberlain
  4. Konta up to career-high ranking of 13
  5. Rio 2016 build-up and news

Live Reporting

By Jamie Lillywhite

All times stated are UK

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Farewell

BBC Radio 5 Live

And that's where we leave you for today, many thanks for being with us. About to start up on BBC Radio 5 live is 5 live Sport with George Riley.

Journalist Rory Smith, and former internationals Chris Sutton and Paul Lambert join the Monday Night Club, while Simon Hughes, James Taylor and Geraint Jones take over Tuffers and Vaughan.

Sportsday will return at 08:00 BST on Tuesday but, from me, cheerio now.

What plane?

Sailing

More from BBC roving reporter Alistair Magowan in Rio. Rest assured the airport WILL be closed during the sailing competition.

Much talk of water quality at #Rio2016 sailing venue but what about this for a hazard? Might provide a cheeky boost!

Singh, 13, set for Rio

Swimming

At the other end of the scale, 13-year-old Nepalese swimmer Gaurika Singh, who will be the youngest to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics when she takes to the pool for the women's 100m backstroke heats on Sunday - and she also has quite a story to tell, overcoming an earthquake in Kathmandu last year.

"It was terrifying. We were on the fifth floor of a building (in the capital Kathmandu) that we couldn't escape from. Fortunately, it was a new building so it did not collapse like others around," said the Barnet Copthall Club swimmer, who moved to England with her family when she was two.

Veteran shooter targets Tokyo Games

Shooting

More from 54-year Olympic debutant Janice Teixeira, fully fit after a stroke eight years ago, who insists Rio is just the beginning.

"There really is no age factor in shooting. If you think I'm here at the Rio Olympic Games to finish my career, you're so wrong. 

"I will be fighting for a spot at Tokyo 2020. What happened to me was very serious, but I am here to show the whole world that if you want something, you can do it."  

Stroke victim to make Olympic debut - aged 54

Shooting

Making an Olympic debut aged 54 is some feat in itself, but Brazilian trap shooter Janice Teixeira is doing so having overcome a stroke at the 2008 Beijing Games while working as a TV commentator.

"I was taken to the hospital with the entire left side of my body paralysed. I couldn't speak, couldn't pronounce a word," she said. But 40 minutes later the Brazilian was showing no symptoms, in a case that baffled doctors. 

Eyes on the prize

Golf

US PGA champion Jimmy Walker has had a busy day of media commitments. But he is taking good care of that magnificent trophy.

When @PGAChampionship winner is crammed into an elevator, he protects the Wanamaker. @JimmyWalkerPGA #TrophyLife

When @PGAChampionship winner is crammed into an elevator, he protects the Wanamaker. @JimmyWalkerPGA #TrophyLife

Kante hard at work

Football

New Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is settling into life with his new club...

The work is still going on in Minnesota ! #CFC #TrainingSession

The work is still going on in Minnesota ! #CFC #TrainingSession

In the open air

Diving

Nick Hope

BBC Sport, Olympic Sport reporter in Rio

Taken a stroll over to the pretty stunning Maria Lenk Aquatic Park which will host the 2016 Olympic diving events.

It'll be fascinating to see the impact an outdoor venue has on the competition next week - the last two Olympics - Beijing and London - were both indoors, which the Chinese tend to prefer.

Could 2016 be the year for GB, who landed in Rio today, to beat their best ever haul of two medals? 

Rio
Nick Hope

Player vents fury over absentees

Golf

BBC Radio 5 Live

More from golfing legend Gary Player, who turns 81 in October, and is not convinced by the threat of the Zika virus. "We play golf in malaria countries throughout our career – and malaria is a thousand times worse than Zika," he tells BBC Radio 5 live.

"They talk about schedules. I’d like any pro-playing golfer to do the schedule I do at 81. You don’t worry about schedules when you’re going to the Olympic Games – the biggest sporting event in the world.”  

Taylor joins MLS

Football

Former Newcastle defender Steven Taylor, 30, heads for Oregon and the MLS. 

BREAKING: Timbers sign English Premier League defender Steven Taylor. ow.ly/3aW3302Ol5Z #RCTID

BREAKING: Timbers sign English Premier League defender Steven Taylor. ow.ly/3aW3302Ol5Z #RCTID

Big Sam backs British team

Olympics

Here's some more motivation for the British athletes, from the new England football supremo no less.

Want to wish everyone associated with @TeamGB and @ParalympicsGB the very best of luck ahead of #Rio2016

At the top table

Table Tennis

Worksop's 21-year-old Sam Walker, who is joining Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall in the Great Britain team in Rio, gets acclimatised.

Great to get some practice on the match courts, can't wait to get started! 🏓

Great to get some practice on the match courts, can't wait to get started! 🏓

'Any tummy bugs will be after the race'

Swimming

BBC Radio 4 have been talking to Colin Hill, technical operations manager for London 2012's open water swim in the Serpentine, about the concerns over water quality in Rio.

Mr Hill said it would be difficult for the athletes to keep their mouths shut to prevent infection - as advised recently - but that as most would be training in swimming pools, "if they get a tummy bug it'll be after the race itself". 

Rio: Athletes will 'have to deal with' the sea water quality

Hoolahan stays on with Canaries

Football

Norwich's Republic of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan, 34, signs a new deal with the Championship side until 2018.

Wes Hoolahan has today signed a new deal with #NCFC! Read more: norw.ch/Wessi #ncfc

Wes Hoolahan has today signed a new deal with #NCFC! Read more: norw.ch/Wessi #ncfc

Saints swoop for Eagles keeper McCarthy

Football

Southampton have signed Crystal Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, 26, on a three-year contract.  

McCarthy, capped three times at England Under-21 level, began his career at Reading and also played for QPR before joining Palace in 2015.

He will compete with Fraser Forster for a starting spot under new manager Claude Puel. 

Executive director of football Les Reed said: "Alex is ambitious and will be pushing for a starting place every time he gets the opportunity, which can only be good for Fraser and a shining example for Harry Lewis and the younger keepers below."    

Alex McCarthy
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'Updates delayed - by me going in goal'

Football

Here's a novel reason for a lack of social media updates. Jarrow Roofing FC had to stop their Twitter updates during a match against Hartlepool FC in the Wearside League, because the man writing them had to go play in goal.

Andy Hudson, who is the club's vice-chairman and social media manager, replaced club keeper, Andy Jennison with 35 minutes of the game left to play.

His club were 1-0 up against Hartlepool FC, but Mr Hudson was unable to keep a clean sheet and the contest ended 1-1.

'Jarrow Rooting FC's tweet goes viral: 'The lad handling the account had to go in goal'

Top four 'let golf down'

Golf

More from 80-year-old Gary Player, who is less than impressed with messrs Day, Johnson, Spieth and McIlroy, amongst others, for choosing not to play in Rio.

"Let’s hope they don’t kick us out of the Olympics with golf in the future. All these guys that have turned it down – they’ve let golf down to a great extent. We all worked very hard to get golf into the Olympics. It’s very sad.

"But we’ve got wonderful golfers that are playing still and it’s going to be a roaring success.”

Volleyball 'the biggest sport in Brazil'

Volleyball

Nick Hope

BBC Sport, Olympic Sport reporter in Rio

Meet Andre, he's a Rio Olympic volunteer and super-excited to be working on the Games. But what sport is he most excited to see?

"Volleyball - it's the biggest sport in the country," he tells me.

"Because football is so famous it's actually a religion."

Andre
Nick Hope

Going underground

Rio 2016

Refused entry to Rio metro at Lagoa until said I was media. Told locals would make it "too busy". Different in town
Refused entry to Rio metro at Lagoa until said I was media. Told locals would make it "too busy". Different in town
Refused entry to Rio metro at Lagoa until said I was media. Told locals would make it "too busy". Different in town
Refused entry to Rio metro at Lagoa until said I was media. Told locals would make it "too busy". Different in town

Refused entry to Rio metro at Lagoa until said I was media. Told locals would make it "too busy". Different in town

BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan contemplates a long walk home...

'I'll flick off Zika'

Judo

Here's another man who is not bothered by Zika. British judo player Ashley McKenzie says he has no concerns over the virus going into the Rio Games.

"Zika come on me, I’ll flick you off," he tells 5 live.

Judo player Ashley McKenzie says he has no concerns over the Zika virus.

I would have rowed to Olympics - Player

Golf

BBC Radio 5 Live

Legendary South African golfer Gary Player has given his views on the current golfing elite and their decision to withdraw from the Olympics. The top four players in the world have chosen not to compete in Rio because of concerns over the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to defects in newborn babies.

Player told BBC Radio 5 live: "It’s upset me. To go to the biggest sporting event in the world… these are things that I would have given my eye to have as a young man. I would have taken a boat and rowed over.I really believe they are all corny excuses."

Taylor completes Cobblers switch

Football

Told you we'd have plenty of news to bring you...

We're delighted to announce the permanent signing of former Portsmouth and Burnley midfielder Matt Taylor!

We're delighted to announce the permanent signing of former Portsmouth and Burnley midfielder Matt Taylor!

Lukaku keen to leave Toffees - report

The Daily Mail report that Romelu Lukaku, subject of a reported £68m bid from Chelsea, has told his Everton team-mates he wants to leave this summer.

Romelu Lukaku
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Thanks for that fellas...but there will hopefully be plenty to occupy us over the next few hours. No dedications but we would welcome your views. And can Pogba and Manchester United just get on with it?!

And over to you...

We've got an extended Sportsday for you today, but for myself and Alan Jewell it's time to clock off and hand the baton over to our colleague Jamie Lillywhite.

He'll pick up the evening leg and keep you updated with the pick of the action from the sporting world, including updates from Rio and any transfer news.

I'm sure he'd also love to hear your views on today's sporting news at #bbcsportsday 

Wolves 'one of biggest teams' in Italy

Football

Walter Zenga
Getty Images

New Wolves manager Walter Zenga insists the Championship club are regarded as "one of the biggest" by football supporters in Italy.

Former Italy goalkeeper Zenga was confirmed as Wolves boss less than 12 hours after new owners the Fosun International group announced they had sacked Kenny Jackett.

“Why not? Wolves are one of the biggest teams for us in Italy. The football is passionate," he said about taking the job at Molineux.

“This club all the time is in our mind. Even though the club play only one time against an Italian club. It is a very, very important club.

"I have had a lot of messages from my friends and discovered they are Wolves fans. I am proud for me to be here. This is an amazing club. I will give my best to give this heart to this club.”

A record undisclosed fee

Football

Excellent work from Walsall, as they announce the signing of Cypriot international Andreas Makris from Anorthosis Famagusta on a three-year deal.

The League One club say they are "are delighted to confirm" the signing of the 20-year-old forward in a deal "that will see the player become the club's record transfer". 

They then add: "The fee will remain as undisclosed at the request of both clubs." 

Oh Walsall, you tease.

Ruggiero to head athletes' commission

Rio 2016

Angela Ruggiero
Getty Images

Former Olympic ice hockey champion Angela Ruggiero will head the International Olympic Committee's athletes' commission after the end of the Rio Games, taking over from Germany's Claudia Bokel. 

Ruggiero will be in charge of the commission that is seen as a vital link between the IOC and the athletes' interest and will automatically become a member of the powerful IOC Executive Board. 

The American, an IOC member since 2010, won a gold medal at the 1998 Olympics, collecting silver medals in 2002 and 2010 and bronze in 2006. She was inducted into the hockey Hall of Fame in 2015. 

Teenager Davies agrees Toffees deal

Football

Tom Davies
Getty Images

Midfielder Tom Davies has agreed a new contract with Everton, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The 18-year-old, who made his debut against Southampton in April, will sign a five-year-deal this week.

Davies has been involved in all of the Toffees' pre-season games so far this summer.

Justin Rose - Olympic golfer

Rio 2016

Justin Rose gets his Twitter orders from four-time Olympic gold medallist Matthew Pinsent.

Cook & Root 'beacon of England's batting'

Cricket

Coach Mickey Arthur says Pakistan have changed their plans for England batsmen Joe Root and captain Alastair Cook before the third Test at Edgbaston starts on Wednesday.

Root scored 254 and 71 not out as England won the second Test by 330 runs to level the four-match series 1-1.

Opener Cook made 105 and 76 not out, after a first-innings 81 at Lord's, and shared two century stands with Root.

"We see them as a fundamental to England's batting. If we can get into them with the new ball we've got a real good chance," said Arthur.

"I'm not discounting [Alex] Hales, but clearly Cook and Root are the beacon of England's batting at the moment."  

Joe Root and Alastair Cook
AP

That view...

Rio 2016

Here's the view Christ the Redeemer will have of the Olympic rowing lake. He'll see every tight finish. #Rio2016
Here's the view Christ the Redeemer will have of the Olympic rowing lake. He'll see every tight finish. #Rio2016

Here's the view Christ the Redeemer will have of the Olympic rowing lake. He'll see every tight finish. #Rio2016

Cipriani & Ashton left out of England training squad

Rugby union

Chris Ashton
Getty Images

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani and Saracens wing Chris Ashton (above) have been left out of England's pre-season training camp later this month.  

Neither player was included in England's victorious summer tour to Australia, while Ashton turned down a place on the England Saxons visit to South Africa.

Cipriani, who was found guilty of drinking and driving in June, was selected in a three-day England training camp in May. Centre Luther Burrell also misses out.

Wasps' Fijian-born back-row forward Nathan Hughes has been included in the provisional 45-man England elite player squad. 

Hughes qualified on residency this summer and features for the first time under head coach Eddie Jones.

Jones has also included Leicester flanker Will Evans and Harlequins back Joe Marchant, who were part of the victorious Under-20s team which won the Junior World Championship in June. 

England play South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia later in the year, with Jones confirming his final 45-man elite player squad at the end of September.

On this day...

Football

2003: Manchester United plc was fined £1.652million by the Office of Fair Trading over allegations it fixed the price of replica kits ͘

'The talker does not always make a good manager'

Football

Jaap Stam
Getty Images

New Reading manager Jaap Stam has told the Guardian that it was not obvious which of his Manchester United team-mates would get into management when he played for the Red Devils from 1998-2001. 

“It’s not always the player that’s talking in the dressing room that becomes a good manager," Stam said. 

“It sounds strange, maybe, because I have played with a lot of big players but I never thought: ‘OK, they’re going to go into management,’” he says. “Maybe there was only one, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, because he was always talking about football but I did not have a feeling with the other players.”

As for his new team, Stam is doing his best to play down expectations as they prepare for the start of the Championship this weekend.

“Nobody can expect Reading for next season to get promotion or get into the play-offs," he said.

"Aston Villa are back and Newcastle, Norwich and many other big teams are in this league. It would be nice to get into the top 10 but even that is going to be a hard job.”

Former Wales international banned until 2024

Rugby League

A rugby league player has been given an eight-year ban after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug for the second time in two years. 

Former Wigan academy player Rhys Pugsley, who was capped by Wales in 2012, was coming towards the end of a two-year suspension, imposed for steroid use while on Wigan's books in April 2014, when he was tested again by UK Anti-Doping in February.

That produced a positive result for the anabolic steroid nandrolone.

The 21-year-old had been offered a contract by Whitehaven once his ban expired this year, but is now banned from all sport until March 2024. 

'I don't feel like a kid' - Bellerin

Football

Hector Bellerin
Getty Images

Hector Bellerin says he no longer feels like a "young kid" at Arsenal, with the 21-year-old defender set to break the 100-appearance mark for the club this season.

"I don’t feel like the young kid, like I probably felt the last time," the Spain international told the club's website.

"It is nice to feel someone important and valued in the team, and definitely I'm really happy with my role in the team as well.

"We have a lot of experienced players and the boss always says that age doesn’t matter."  

Top work, Marshall

Football

.@SpursOfficial fan Marshall Janson who lost his legs + hands to meningitis has played in 1st proper football match

Marshall
BBC

PGA winner Walker jumps 33 places

Golf

Jimmy Walker
Getty Images

Jimmy Walker jumped up 33 places in the world golf rankings on Monday following his PGA Championship victory over Jason Day at Baltusrol this weekend.

The 37-year-old American has moved back into the top 20 for the first time since last October at number 15. 

Australia's world number one Day strengthens his position at the top of the rankings, while South African Branden Grace returns to the world's top 10. 

Maxing and relaxing....

Rio 2016

British gymnast Max Whitlock, a world, European and Commonwealth champion who took bronze at London 2012, enjoys some down time before training in Rio.