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Summary

  1. Anthony Joshua weighs in 10lbs heavier than Wladimir Klitschko
  2. Premier League news conferences: Tottenham, Everton, Liverpool, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Sunderland
  3. Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren signs new contract with the club
  4. World Snooker Championship updates Selby 9-7 Ding - live on BBC Red Button now
  5. Get involved: What will happen in the rest of this season? #bbcsportsday

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By Michael Emons and Jack Skelton

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

Well, that was frantic. That is the end of today's Sportsday.

Stay across the BBC Sport website for all the weekend's sports action including Premier League football, World Snooker Championships semi-finals and final, Russian Grand Prix, Anthony Joshua versus Wladimir Klitschko and much, much more.

Sportsday will be back at 08:00 BST on Tuesday. Thanks for joining us and bye for now.

Team news

Tottenham v Arsenal (Sunday, 16:30 BST)

Tottenham's Mousa Dembele is a doubt after picking up an ankle injury in the win at Crystal Palace. Goalkeeper Michel Vorm could return to the squad but Danny Rose is still absent with a knee injury.

Arsene Wenger has given centre-back Laurent Koscielny a "60% chance" of playing after suffering a knee injury against Leicester. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is fit but Shkodran Mustafi is missing with a thigh problem.

Mousa Dembele
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Groenewegen wins Tour de Yorkshire Stage One

Cycling

Lotto NL-Jumbo's Dylan Groenewegen has won stage one of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, edging out Orica-Scott's Caleb Ewan in a sprint finish.

There was a big, ugly-looking crash in the finale in Scarborough unfortunately.

A full report up on the BBC Sport website soon.

Team news

Middlesbrough v Manchester City (Sunday, 14:05 BST)

Gaston Ramirez is back in contention for Middlesbrough after missing the win over Sunderland because of suspension. Daniel Ayala is doubtful after twisting his ankle, while Victor Valdes and Grant Leadbitter could miss out again.

Manchester City will be without goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, whose season could be over after he suffered a calf injury in the Manchester derby. There are concerns over the fitness of David Silva and John Stones, but Bacary Sagna returns after five weeks out.

Claudio Bravo
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Team news

Everton v Chelsea (Sunday, 14:05 BST)

Leighton Baines is set to make his 350th appearance for Everton, who have no new injury concerns. Enner Valencia returns after being ineligible to face West Ham but Aaron Lennon, Seamus Coleman and Ramiro Funes Mori all remain sidelined.

Chelsea have a fully-fit squad available as they look to go seven points clear of Tottenham. Diego Costa (pictured), Eden Hazard and Pedro are expected to lead Chelsea's challenge at Goodison Park.

Diego Costa
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Team news

Manchester United v Swansea City (Sunday, 12:00 BST)

Manchester United will be without midfielder Marouane Fellaini after his red card in the Manchester derby. Defender Tim Fosu-Mensah suffered a shoulder problem in that game and joins a lengthy injury list, which includes midfielders Paul Pogba and Juan Mata.

Swansea midfielder Jack Cork and defender Martin Olsson are expected to return after recovering from respective ankle and hamstring injuries. Wayne Routledge is ruled out after having a hernia operation on Tuesday.

Marouane Fellaini
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BreakingTottenham to play at Wembley in 2017-18

Football

Breaking news from Tottenham...

We’ll play all our home games at @WembleyStadium for the 2017/18 season whilst we complete the construction of our new stadium development.

A new dawn?

Joshua v Klitschko

Luke Reddy

BBC Sport boxing reporter at Wembley

Joshua
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There's no doubting the significance of these times in heavyweight boxing. A young, articulate man could be about to put his name up in the division where lights shine brightest.

Anthony Joshua speaks like a man taking all this in his giant stride.

In truth, I think organisers and those around Joshua may be disappointed with today's turnout, though he looked unmoved and knocked off rapid-fire interviews before heading away from Wembley.

There was talk of 6,000 turning up. In reality it was probably nearer half that. Rest assured tomorrow's crowd will not be a let down. The sport of boxing is waiting eagerly as the heavyweight division prepares to take its latest twist.

Catch it all on 5 live from 21:00 BST on Saturday with text commentary and colour on this website from 19:30 BST.

Don't miss the fantastic five-a-side finale

#PeoplesCup

A player in the 2017 FA People's Cup
FA

Teams up and down the country are getting excited about playing at the weekend - and especially those who have made it through to the FA People's Cup finals in Birmingham this weekend.

There are 16 different categories all vying for their individual trophies and you'll be able to catch up with how they do with our live coverage on Sunday, 30 April and Monday, 1 May.

Team news

Crystal Palace v Burnley (Saturday, 17:30 BST)

Crystal Palace loanee Mamadou Sakho could miss the remainder of the season with strained knee ligaments. Scott Dann and James Tomkins are also sidelined, so Martin Kelly and Damien Delaney might be paired at centre-back.

Burnley will be without Joey Barton, who has been banned for 18 months, while defender Ben Mee is a doubt with a shin injury. Stephen Ward should be fit after a knee problem, and Sam Vokes and Scott Arfield could also be available.

Sakho
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Team news

West Brom v Leicester (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis will be without influential winger Matt Phillips and forward Hal Robson-Kanu. The pair suffered hamstring problems in training on Tuesday and could also miss the trip to Burnley next weekend.

Leicester are hopeful that captain Wes Morgan (pictured) will return from the hamstring injury that kept him out of the midweek defeat by Arsenal. Club record signing Islam Slimani is expected to be available after three matches out with a groin injury.

Wes Morgan
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Team news

Stoke City v West Ham (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is hopeful Jon Walters will be available this weekend despite nursing a knee injury. Jack Butland will keep his place in goal after returning from 13 months out with ankle problems last week.

West Ham striker Andy Carroll has been ruled out again with a groin injury, but Mark Noble and Sam Byram return from suspension. However, Cheikhou Kouyate, Winston Reid, Arthur Masuaku and Diafra Sakho are all injury doubts for the Hammers.

Jack Butland
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Tour de Yorkshire - Stage One

Cycling

There's 20km to go towards Scarborough in stage one of the Tour de Yorkshire.

There are two riders out front, but they only hold a gap of 41 seconds over the main peloton now and their race will soon be won.

That should set it up nicely for a bunch sprint finish. Watch out for Nacer Bouhanni and Caleb Ewan in that one, should they all arrive into Scarborough together. 

You can follow updates of the finish here.

Team news

Sunderland v Bournemouth (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Sunderland manager David Moyes has fitness concerns over four players. Lee Cattermole, Darron Gibson, Jack Rodwell (pictured) and Jason Denayer are all nursing injuries and will be assessed, while Sebastian Larsson must complete a three-match ban.

Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling will miss the game because of a calf problem sustained in last weekend's 4-0 win over Middlesbrough. Cherries manager Eddie Howe otherwise has no fresh injury concerns.

Jack Rodwell
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Right, we're not exactly short of sport this weekend, especially with a busy Premier League weekend.

Need to know who's in and out of the starting sides? Perhaps for fantasy football purposes?

Good. There's plenty of team news coming up next...

Team Sky's Viviani wins Stage Three

Cycling

While one peloton wends its way through Yorkshire, another one has just finished their day's work in Switzerland.

And it's Team Sky's Italian sprinter Elia Viviani who has surged to victory on Stage Three in the Tour de Romandie, ahead of compatriot Sonny Colbrelli of Bahrain-Merida.

BreakingMurray into Barcelona Open semis

Tennis

And that's long! Albert Ramos-Vinolas cracks a forehand beyond the baseline on the second match point and Andy Murray is through to the Barcelona Open semi-finals.

It was a very nervy one for the Scot, who was one set down and had to save plenty of break points in the second.

But the world number one found his form just in time to see off the Spanish 10th seed.

Andy Murray
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Ramos-Vinolas closes, Murray responds

Tennis

The Spanish 10th seed isn't beaten yet though, reeling off three straight points to make it 4-3...

But an ace and a superb serve and volley from Andy Murray gives the world number one three match points...

Murray in control of tie-break

Tennis

Andy Murray is not messing about in this tie break, he's raced into a 4-0 lead.

Just a few points away from the Barcelona Open semi-finals now...

Murray into final set tie-break

Tennis

Having levelled the tie at one-set all, world number one Andy Murray has been taken the distance by Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

It's 6-6 in the final set and they're into a tie-break to decide the match...

Team news

Southampton v Hull City (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Southampton defender Sam McQueen is available to face Hull after recovering from a minor groin injury. Charlie Austin and Matt Targett have returned to full training after long-term injuries but it is too soon for them to be involved in the first team.

Hull striker Oumar Niasse is available after the red card he received against Watford was rescinded. Defender Omar Elabdellaoui remains absent with a back problem and may not play again this season.

Oumar Niasse
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Hawkins hits a century

Snooker

Oh yes there is a way back for the Hawk indeed!

Barry Hawkins hits a superb 115 break to cut the deficit to 7-5 in his World Championship semi-final against four-time champion John Higgins.

Both are off for a bit of a break at the mid-session interval. We'll let you know when they resume.

Mourinho ends the misery?

Manchester United v Swansea (Sunday, 12:00 BST)

Manchester United

Jose Mourinho says he has restored "happiness, trust, belief and resilience" to a Manchester United squad lacking it under Louis van Gaal.

The United boss said that new players arriving in the summer will join a squad "ready to go for big things".

Van Gaal was sacked last May after winning the FA Cup but failing to qualify for the Champions League.

In his first season at Old Trafford, Mourinho has won the League Cup and could still finish in the top four.

He has also guided his side into the Europa League semi-finals, where they will face Celta Vigo.

Read more here.

Jose Mourinho
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Friday team news

Ross County v Inverness CT (19:45 BST)

Ross County striker Alex Schalk begins a two-match ban for diving to win a penalty against Celtic. Skipper Andrew Davis is also suspended, but Martin Woods returns from a ban. Jay McEveley is a doubt, while Tony Dingwall, Ian McShane, Paul Quinn remain sidelined for the hosts.

Inverness Caley Thistle duo Billy McKay and David Raven return from injuries. Larnell Cole is free to play after serving a one-match ban, but captain Gary Warren remains suspended.

Carl Tremarco, Aaron Doran and Josh Meekings miss the all-important relegation battle in Dingwall with knee problems. The visitors are five points adrift at the foot of the Scottish Premiership table, while County sit three points above the play-off place.

Friday team news

Cardiff City v Newcastle United (Friday, 19:45 BST)

Already-promoted Newcastle must avoid defeat at Cardiff on Friday to keep their chances of winning the Championship title alive.

The Magpies are without winger Matt Ritchie (pictured) as he begins a two-game ban for using abusive or insulting language towards a match official against Leeds. Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles and defenders Vurnon Anita, Grant Hanley and Jesus Gamez all have knocks and may not feature. 

Hosts Cardiff, in 13th with two games remaining, are at full strength. Top scorer Kenneth Zohore is fit again after being rested for Saturday's goalless draw at Wigan Athletic.

Defeat for Rafael Benitez's side would secure the title for Brighton, but the Seagulls will ensure top spot anyway if they match or better Newcastle's result when they host Bristol City on Saturday.

Matt Ritchie
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Higgins taking charge

Snooker

Barry Hawkins had hit back to close the gap to 5-4 but four-time champions John Higgins has shown his class to take the next two frames to lead 7-4.

It's another fascinating World Championship semi-final at the Crucible. Is there a way back for the Hawk?

You can watch live coverage on BBC Two or on the BBC Sport website here.

John Higgins
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Tour de Yorkshire - Stage One

Cycling

The leading group are heading up the toughest climb of the day so far, the Cote de Goathland - a 1.3km climb, averaging 7.5% gradient, with some sections at 9.7%.

The bunch then follows, still just over two minutes behind.

Dutch rider Etienne van Empel from the Roompot team is the first man over the top and secure the king of the mountains jersey at the end of the day.

Whitby is the next notable point for the race to pass through.

Tour de Yorkshire - Stage One

Cycling

There is 55km to go in Stage One of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire left to go as the riders work their way towards the finish in Scarborough.

A group of seven riders are in the breakaway out front, just over two minutes ahead of the peloton.

Australian team Orica-Scott are doing plenty of work on the front of the main bunch to keep the gap steady.

That's because their sprinter Caleb Ewan will be one of the favourites for the stage should it come down to a bunch sprint in Scarborough.

Conte wants fixture fairness

Everton v Chelsea (Sunday, 14:05 BST)

Chelsea

And lastly from Antonio Conte - the Chelsea boss says the Premier League should put an end to two teams in a title battle playing at different times in a gameweek.

Chelsea take on Everton at 14:05 BST on Sunday, meaning Tottenham will know the result as they take the field against Arsenal at 16:30 BST.

"It's not an advantage [to play before Tottenham]. At the end of the season, I think that when you have two teams in the race, in contention for the title you must have a good balance to try to put the fixtures in the same hour, on the same days, and don't give advantage to one team or another," said Conte.

“When you arrive at the last three games, when you see there are two or three teams very close to fight for the title, you have to find a solution not to give advantage for one team or another. Try and keep it the same hour, the same days to rest.”

Dele Alli
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The rugby team in a football final

#PeoplesCup

You don't even need to be a football team to play in the FA People's Cup.

LBoro Rangers are a group of university students who are taking part in the Higher Education category......

LBoro Rangers will be in action in the Higher Education finals on Sunday

Catch up with what's been going on in the FA People's Cup so far - and follow live coverage of the FA People's Cup finals on Sunday, 30 April and Monday, 1 May.

Conte's career high?

Everton v Chelsea (Sunday, 14:05 BST)

Chelsea

As a five-time Serie A winner and Champions League winner as a player, plus a three-time Serie A winner as a manager, Antonio Conte isn't short of a trophy or two.

So where would winning the Premier League title this year rank in his career?

"For me, this is the first season in England and to arrive here, in a different country, with a different language and to bring my philosophy and idea of football, it's not easy in the first season," saind Conte.

"To fight for the title and the FA Cup, for me, is a great achievement but I hope, always, to stay in the future and have always this type of situation. And to try to win with my players. With the club. With the fans, together.”

Antonio Conte
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Ferrari fastest in second practice

Formula 1

It has been a great day for Ferrari in the practice sessions for the Russian Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen was the quickest in session one, before team-mate Sebastian Vettel went fastest in session two.

The four-time champion was 0.263 seconds clear of Raikkonen while Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas was 0.670secs off the pace.

Lewis Hamilton, seven points behind Vettel in the championship, was fourth quickest, 0.039secs off his team-mate.

Sebastian Vettel
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The Seagulls could be crowned champions tonight

Kathryn Langley

BBC Live reporter

Brighton and Hove Albion will be handed the Championship title this evening if Newcastle lose to Cardiff. 

If not, a win for the Seagulls tomorrow at home to Bristol City will guarantee they're promoted to the Premier League as Champions. 

View more on twitter

Costa or Lukaku?

Everton v Chelsea (Sunday, 14:05 BST)

Chelsea

Diego Costa or Romelu Lukaku? A question usually pondered by fantasy football managers, but also answered by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte today.

"Lukaku is scoring a lot of goals this season, but not only this season. We must pay great attention to him," said Conte.

"In my team? As I said before, for me my players are the best in the world. I don't change my players with other players."

And did he agree with N'Golo Kante being awarded PFA Player of the Year?

“In this case, I prefer to have 23 votes and to vote for every one of my players," replied Conte, ever the diplomat.

Diego Costa and Romelu Lukaku
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Murray takes second set

Tennis

World number one Andy Murray has hit back in his Barcelona Open quarter-final against Albert Ramos-Vinolas, winning the second set 6-4 to level the tie.

Murray lost the first set 6-2 to the Spanish 10th seed.

Into the decider they go - we'll have updates right here.

Sharapova the French Open favourite?

Tennis

Tennis journalist Ben Rothenberg says that Maria Sharapova is already favourite with some bookmakers for the French Open, despite not having secured a spot in the main draw yet.

As well as reaching the qualifiers should she win her Stuttgart Open semi-final, she could also be given a wildcard to the tournament by the French Tennis Federation when they announce their decision on 16 May.

BBC Sport app users may need to click on the below link to see the tweet.

Ben Rothenberg Tweet
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Sharapova into Stuttgart semis

Tennis

Russia's Maria Sharapova is through to the semi-finals of the Stuttgart Open after beating Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit 6-3 6-4.

She is now just one win away from guaranteeing a place in the French Open and Wimbledon qualifiers, having returned from a 15-month doping ban.

There has been plenty of outcry regarding her comeback, with Canada's Eugenie Bouchard calling her a "cheat" who should not have been allowed to play again.

When asked about Bouchard's comments, Sharapova, 30, said: "I'm looking forward."

Maria Sharapova
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Higgins-Hawkins resumes

Snooker

The World Championship semi-final between John Higgins and Barry Hawkins is back underway at the Crucible.

Four-time champion Higgins currently leads 5-3. Can the Hawk fight back?

Watch live coverage on BBC Two or on the BBC Sport website here.

Deontay's wish

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko weigh-in

Luke Reddy

BBC Sport boxing reporter at Wembley

Deontay
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WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder tells BBC Sport he wants to fight the winner of Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko. 

His goal is to firstly take on New Zealand's Joseph Parker, who holds the WBO title. That would create a scenario where the four belts in the division are split between two men.

Deontay wants that unification bout which would create the first undisputed champion since Mr Lennox Lewis.