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Summary

  1. 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer be held in Durban, South Africa
  2. FA Cup: Tottenham 6-0 Millwall; Premier League: Liverpool 2-1 Burnley
  3. Tottenham await news on severity of injury to England striker Harry Kane
  4. Chelsea v Manchester United (coverage on BBC One tonight from 19:30 GMT and commentary on BBC Radio 5 live)
  5. Get Involved: Which player would your team miss more than any other and why? #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Ellie Thomason and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

That is everything for today's Sportsday and we will be back at 08:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Don't forget the BBC has you covered from all angles for tonight's big match - the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United.

There is live coverage on BBC One from 19:30, live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and our live text commentary will be up and running on the BBC Sport website from 18:30.

Thanks for all your comments and see you soon.

No bad feelings towards Chelsea - Mourinho

Chelsea v Manchester United (19:45 GMT)

Quotes from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho talking about tonight's FA Cup quarter-final against his former club Chelsea.

"Chelsea choose a certain style of play that I think is very adapted to the qualities of these players," said Mourinho.

"Am I sadder to lose against Chelsea than against another team? No. Am I happier to win against Chelsea than another team? No.

"I am focused on Man United. I know the work I did there (at Chelsea), I know what I did but I am the kind of guy that I move and have no regrets and I am not looking for bad feelings at all." 

Live television coverage of the game is on BBC One, with live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live.

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Jose Mourinho won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 2007 when they beat Manchester United 1-0 in the final

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Which player would your team miss more than any other and why?

Peter Langton: We would very much miss Eden Hazard. By miles our best player. Thank god we have him at Chelsea.

Jordan Ford: Simon Ainge at Harrogate Town. 14 goals in eight appearances including two hat-tricks. Not bad for a centre back.

Grant Heath: If Aberdeen lost Jonny Hayes we'd struggle massively, which has been proven in the games he's missed this year.

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'It will be a really tough game'

Chelsea v Manchester United (19:45 GMT)

Some quotes from Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte on tonight's FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United.

"In October, before the game  [won 4-0 by Chelsea],  I was sure of facing a great team. It's the same now. Manchester United have, together with [Manchester] City, the best squad in the league," said Conte.

"We have a good identity. We are showing good football, but for sure it will be a really tough game against a good team.

"I hope to be favourites, but to show this on the pitch, not only in the words. The facts are on the pitch. We must talk during the game on the pitch, not before. I prefer to focus on the game, and my players to speak with facts."

Remember, the game is live on BBC One from 19:30 GMT.

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'2017 is going to be a hard battle'

Formula 1

Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton makes a good attempt at firing up his fans. Hamilton is the favourite to win the Formula 1 world title with the first race - the Australian Grand Prix - on 26 March.

TeamLH, 2017 is going to be a hard battle so I hope you are ready! Going to need all your positive energy, I want to win this for you all!!

You with me?! I'm ready to give t everything I've got + you (best fans in the world) + wewinandlosetogether = title no 4 #believe #teamLH

Can Man City spoil the party?

Monaco v Man City (Wednesday, 19:45)

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Manchester City hold the advantage in their Champions League last-16 tie after winning a thrilling first game 5-3.

Slovenia match a 'must win'

Football

Slovenia game a 'must win' - Strachan

Gordon Strachan insists his Scotland side "must win" their next World Cup qualifier at home to Slovenia as he announces his squad.

Celtic's Stuart Armstrong, Bournemouth's Ryan Fraser and Tom Cairney of Fulham are all among the call-ups.

Scotland face Canada in a friendly on 22 March at Easter Road before hosting Slovenia on 26 March.

BreakingOwls boss Carvalhal charged by FA

Football

Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal has been charged by the Football Association after being sent to the stands during the Owls' 2-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday.

Carvalhal has until 6pm on 16 March to respond to the "improper conduct" charge.

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No grudges with Ranieri - Shakespeare

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

Watch as Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says there are "no grudges" between him and former manager Claudio Ranieri.

The Italian, who guided the Foxes to the Premier League title last season with Shakespeare as his assistant, was sacked after Leicester lost 2-1 at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last -16 tie.

Shakespeare has had two games in temporary charge - winning them both - and has now been given the manager's job on a permanent basis up to the end of the season.

Leicester v Sevilla: Craig Shakespeare and Claudio Ranieri bare no grudges

Ibrox control setback for chairman Dave King

Football

Rangers chairman David King could face a bill of up to £12m after a ruling on how he took charge of the Ibrox club.

He could now be liable to buy all the shares in the holding company Rangers International Football Club, held by other shareholders - at 20p a share.

The Takeover Appeal Board (Tab) made the ruling after deciding he worked in "concert" with three others when he bought the shares.

Mr King said he did not agree with the ruling or the share price.

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Lawro's FA Cup predictions are in

Chelsea v Man Utd (19:45 GMT)

Lawro is up against Chelsea Fan TV & Full Time Devils in this week's predictions.

Lawro has gone for a 2-0 Chelsea win. Agree with him?

Let us know via #bbcsportsday

FA Cup: Chelsea v Manchester United - YouTube fan channels predict score

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Which player would your team miss more than any other and why?

Alex Nash: Bristol City would be down and out without Tammy Abraham's goals this year! He has simply been sensational.

Stu Fennell: Jonathan Kodija, the only, I repeat only, goal scorer we have. AVFC would be relegated otherwise.

Jay McCulla: Craig Cairns for Runcorn Town he has 45 goals this season, broke a club record at the weekend.

A quick glance at Runcorn Town's website shows Cairns has played 34 times and scored 45 goals, picking up 10 man of the match awards. Not too shabby. Runcorn play in the North West Counties League Premier Division - the ninth tier of English football.

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It is 21 goals in all competitions, including 18 in the Championship, for Tammy Abraham this season. The striker is on loan at Bristol City from Chelsea

FA Cup team news

Chelsea v Manchester United (19:45 GMT)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of the FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea, leaving his side without a recognised striker. 

Rooney collided with Phil Jones in training and misses out with a leg injury, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic begins a three-game ban for  elbowing Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings.  Forwards Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford [illness] are also missing.

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has a fully-fit squad at his disposal.

We are live on BBC One from Stamford Bridge at 19:30 GMT.

Wayne Rooney
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The players can do well - Caixinha

Football

New Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has faced the media today.

He said: "When I work with one team the players that complete that squad are always the best. The players can have a better version than what is happening and I believe the players can do well until the end of the season.

"I propose to know the club from top to bottom, know the players deeply - they are the main actors - and to know the competition. I need to know the opponents and respect the opponents."

Rangers are third in the Scottish Premiership, 33 points behind leaders Celtic and Caixinha is asked how he will close the gap on Celtic.

"By a lot of work," added Caixinha. "Football is not only about work. The main actors from this business are the footballers so we will need some investment."

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'Can Leicester win the Champions League?'

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

Leicester are 2-1 down going into tomorrow's home Champions League last-16 second leg tie against Sevilla, but new Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare thinks his side still have a chance of winning the competition outright.

You can watch the clip, courtesy of BBC Leicester Sport, below.

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Which player would your team miss more than any other and why?

Aminu Abubakar Ali: Joshua King, four goals in last two matches, Bournemouth need him to stay in the Premier League.

Dan Hawkins: QPR would miss Alex Smithies more than any other. Great keeper and a penalty save expert - he's saved 19 of 39 in his career.

Luke Gwalchmai: Erhun Oztumer for Walsall. They don't call him the Turkish Messi for nothing! 14 league goals this season for a number 10! 

Joshua King
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England beat SA in World Rugby Sevens

Rugby Sevens

England beat South Africa 19-7 to win the Vancouver leg of the World Rugby Sevens.

Rygby Sevens World Series: England 19-7 South Africa

The answers are in

A Question of Sport Teaser

A Question of Sport Teaser

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Here are the answers: Essien, Makélélé, Robben, Diarra, Heinze & Ronaldo

How many did you get? Let us know via #bbcsportsday

Life ban for Russian 'doping' doctor

Athletics

A Russian doctor has been banned for life from any involvement in athletics.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) said "clear evidence" showed Dr Sergei Portugalov doped athletes.

A 2015 World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report said he was "very active in the conspiracy to cover up athletes' positive tests in exchange for a percentage of their winnings".

"As a consequence, a lifetime period of ineligibility has been imposed," Cas said.

Read more here .

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Dr Sergei Portugalov has been accused of supplying and administering banned drugs to athletes

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Which player would your team miss more than any other and why?

John E Corke: Many would say Riyad Mahrez, but Leicester City would really miss N'Golo Kante if he was unavailable. Wait...

Flaidey Ghand: Is there a more important player in any side than Gylfi Sigurdsson at Swansea?

Gareth Elton: Tommy Lee or Ian Evatt, our goalkeeper and probably best defender at Chesterfield. We're struggling a lot without Tommy.

Keep the suggestions coming in to us via the hashtag #bbcsportsday on Twitter.

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Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson and N'Golo Kante, who is now at Chelsea, much to John's annoyance

O'Sullivan breaking no rules - Hearn

Snooker

Ronnie O'Sullivan is "not doing himself any favours" with his unorthodox interviews but is breaking no rules, says snooker boss Barry Hearn.

O'Sullivan has been giving the shortest answers possible recently, spoke in a robot voice in one interview and also sang an Oasis song during another one after being the subject of disciplinary hearings for several previous comments.

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Barry Hearn
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The best Chelsea v Man Utd goals

Chelsea v Man Utd (19:45 GMT)

There's one place up for grabs in the FA Cup semi-finals. Will it be Chelsea or Man Utd? The two meet at Stamford Bridge tonight.

This fixture usually produces some pretty decent goals. We've picked out some of the best.

Great Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup goals

Vote result

Which team will win the FA Cup this season?

We asked you to vote on who will win the FA Cup this season?

And the winners, according to 33% of you, will be Chelsea. They, of course, play in the last quarter-final tonight when they entertain Manchester United (live on BBC One from 19:30 GMT).

The other results were - Tottenham (29%), Manchester City (15%), Manchester United (12%) and Arsenal (11%). Thanks to everyone who voted.

Vote result
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It's a World Cup final for England in Dublin - Jones

Six Nations

Eddie Jones was asked if this Six Nations campaign will be regarded as a failure if England don't win the Grand Slam.

"If we were to get beaten on Saturday, and we won't, we're still the Six Nations champions but we'd be disappointed not to win the Grand Slam," he said.

"It's a great opportunity for us. We're preparing for the World Cup and this is a World Cup final. I's winner takes all."

Eddie Jones
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Do you love me?

Football

He's back. To let you know. That he can really shake 'em down. 

It wouldn't be Sportsday without a video from Patrice Evra. His latest entry is in, and it's a cracker.

Enjoy.

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I haven't spoken to Ranieri since - Shakespeare

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

Leicester City

You didn't think they'd get away with not mentioning Claudio Ranieri, did you?

It was a short but sweet answer when Craig Shakespeare was asked if there had been any contact since his departure.

“We haven’t spoken since. We’ll probably be in contact in future. I have no problem with that.”

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2018 Commonwealth Games baton starts its journey

Commonwealth Games

The location of the 2022 Commonwealth Games is now not certain after Durban lost the staging of the competition, but the 2018 event will definitely be in Australia.

Today, the Commonwealth Games Baton left Buckingham Palace on a 388-day 230,000km journey to the Gold Coast.

Watch the footage as the baton left the Palace, via the official Royal Family Twitter page.

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Everyone understands this week is the biggie - Jones

Six Nations

England head coach Eddie Jones has been speaking to the media ahead of the final set of Six Nations fixtures on Saturday.

England play Ireland in Dublin, where a win will see them win the Grand Slam. When asked if his players were allowed to enjoy their Six Nations triumph, Jones said all eyes were on Dublin.

"Our mindset was on this weekend but every time we come back here after a game we go down to the bar. The players and staff bring their families and enjoy themselves," he told Sky Sports.

"Everyone understands this week is the biggie. We're ready to go to another level against Ireland this week."

Eddie Jones
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Which player would your team miss more than any other and why?

James Nesbitt: If Dover Athletic lost Ricky Miller, we wouldn't be in the running for promotion. 32 goals so far this season.

Nick Denton: Toby Alderweireld, just look at Tottenham's defensive record with him playing.

Derry Bannister94: Ipswich - without a doubt Tom Lawrence. We will miss him when his loan ends, our saviour so many times this season.

Tweet us on #bbcsportsday.

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Tom Lawrence (right) is on loan at Ipswich from Leicester City

Hopefully I’ll stay calm, of course I'll be excited - Shakespeare

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

Leicester City

Craig Shakespeare says Leicester City's away goal makes tomorrow's home leg against Sevilla interesting.

"We knew by getting the away goal it gave us a great opportunity," said Shakespeare. "It’ll be a special occasion and the atmosphere will be electric. We’re not going to be open but I want to play on the front foot.

“I’m quite calm and collected. Hopefully I’ll stay calm so the players aren’t overemotional. Of course I’ll be excited. We have to compete for the 90 minutes or extra-time. I didn’t see the Barcelona game (versus Paris St-Germain) but I saw the result." 

Sevilla won 2-1 in the first leg, with Jamie Vardy scoring for the Foxes in Claudio Ranieri's last game as the club's manager.

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Shakespeare needs to take control more as manager - Drinkwater

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater joins Craig Shakespeare in his pre-Champions League news conference.

The 27-year-old said he and the rest of the squad would be happy if Shakespeare got the job on a long-term basis.

“It’s a great appointment. It’s a good fit. We haven’t got much time to turn things around but there's no better person for the job," said Drinkwater. "I don’t think it’s changed an awful lot. He needs to take control more as manager. Any changes he’s made have been positive for the players.

“He’s been a pleasure to work with as manager – but he’s taken different roles as a coach. Maybe more of a step back than he is now but he worked both roles as good as each other. He helps us enjoy the football. Just enjoy your football. Work hard, do the simple things and the rest will shine through.

"It’s one of the biggest games in the club’s history tomorrow. A massive thing for me is hearing the music before kick-off. There’s not really a bigger stage in club football.”  

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Pedro Caixinha is ready to face the pressure at Rangers

Football

New Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha watched as his side grabbed a late equaliser at Celtic Park on Sunday.

But what can we expect from the Portguese?

He has been described as focused and thorough, and he won't be caught unawares by the demands at Ibrox; time will have been spent assessing the squad and the expectations he will be held to.

Read more here.

Pedro Caixinha
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BreakingDurban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer take place in Durban, South Africa, the BBC understands.

South Africa’s sports minister Fikile Mbalula last month indicated the city may not be able to host the event because of financial constraints.

"We gave it our best shot but we can't go beyond. If the country says we don't have this money, we can't," he said.

Liverpool has offered to host the event.

Commonwealth Games
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Durban was awarded the Games in 2015 after being the only city to make a confirmed bid and it would have been the first Games to be held in Africa. Liverpool had been bidding to host the event in 2026

I'm not looking beyond this season - Shakespeare

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

New Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare, who is in charge of the Foxes until the end of the season, has been talking to the media.

Asked if he would have to change after moving up from his assistant role, he said: " For me how you treat and talk to people is so important. Man management is a real big component, of course there will be decisions that have to be made but as long as you explain it to people players will be happy with that.

"I'm not looking beyond this season. We have massive games coming up and we have to focus on that. We will have plenty of time in the summer to take stock and evaluate things then."

On the Champions League last-16 second-leg game against Sevilla tomorrow, he added: "There is a great opportunity for us and we will give it our best shot."

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Republic of Ireland squad in full

Football

And here is that Republic of Ireland provisional squad:

Goalkeepers:  Colin Doyle (Bradford City), Rob Elliot (Newcastle United), Darren Randolph (West Ham United), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday)

Defenders:  Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie, Richard Keogh, Alex Pearce (Derby County), Paul McShane (Reading), Andy Boyle (Preston North End), John O'Shea (Sunderland), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), John Egan (Brentford), Stephen Ward (Burnley), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Midfielders:  Aiden McGeady, Daryl Horgan (Preston North End), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), James McCarthy (Everton), Jeff Hendrick, Robbie Brady (Burnley), David Meyler (Hull City), Liam Kelly (Reading), Darron Gibson (Sunderland), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), Eunan O'Kane (Leeds United), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Stephen Gleeson (Birmingham City), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Anthony Pilkington (Cardiff City), Callum O'Dowda (Bristol City), Jonathan Hayes (Aberdeen), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion)

Forwards:  Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids), Shane Long (Southampton), David McGoldrick (Ipswich Town), Daryl Murphy (Newcastle United), Adam Rooney (Aberdeen), Jonathan Walters (Stoke City)

Egan and Kelly in Republic squad

Football

John Egan and Liam Kelly have been given their first call-ups in the Republic of Ireland squad to face Wales in a World Cup qualifier.

Brentford defender Egan and Reading midfielder Kelly are in the 39-man provisional squad with Newcastle keeper Rob Elliott, who returns after a year.

Brighton defender Shane Duffy and Reading midfielder Stephen Quinn miss out because of injury.

The Irish host Wales on 24 March before a 28 March friendly with Iceland.

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'The Chequered-sauraus Rex!' Photo-finish in bordercross final

Winter Sports

How about this for a tense finish? 

Hear the words of Shakespeare soon

Leicester City v Sevilla (Tuesday, 19:45 GMT)

He was only confirmed as the club's full-time manager yesterday, and today Craig Shakespeare faces the media.

Leicester play Sevilla on Tuesday in the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie. The Spanish side hold a 2-1 advantage after the first leg, which was former boss Claudio Ranieri's last game in charge of the Foxes.

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How Man Utd can exploit Chelsea's 'weakness'

Chelsea v Man Utd (19:45 GMT)

Chelsea have a weakness?! Here's Pat Nevin on Man Utd's best chances of reaching the FA Cup semi-finals.