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  1. Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies aged 30
  2. The Ivory Coast international collapsed at training, according to agent
  3. Tributes come in from former team-mates and Premier League players

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By Caroline Chapman and Matt Davis

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Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

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'A pleasure to know and play with you'

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A great strike, a great celebration.

Cheick Tiote's iconic stunner against Arsenal for Newcastle

'A great man'

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30


Newcastle manager Rafa Benítez said: "It is with great sadness that I have this afternoon learned of Cheick's death.

"In the all the time that I have known him, he was a true professional, dedicated and above all, a great man. Our hearts go out to his family and friends at such a sad time."

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Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

Newcastle players past and present have been paying tribute.

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Tiote dies aged 30

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Tiote began his professional career in Belgium with Anderlecht in 2005 before moving to Dutch side FC Twente, where he made 86 appearances and won the Eredivisie league title in the 2009-10 season under manager Steve McLaren.

Tiote, a defensive midfielder, then signed for Newcastle in 2010 for £3.5m.

In 2011, he scored a memorable goal as Newcastle United came back from 4-0 down to draw with Arsenal in the Premier League.

Tributes paid to Tiote

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

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The Ivorian made 139 league appearances for Newcastle after joining them in August 2010 from Dutch side FC Twente.

The 30-year-old featured just three times for the Magpies this season, before leaving in February.

Tiote was also part of the Ivory Coast squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Tiote dies aged 30

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"It is with deep sadness that I confirm that my client Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises," said the player's spokesman Emanuele Palladino.

"We cannot say any more at the moment and we request that his family's privacy be respected at this difficult time. We ask for all your prayers."

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Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises, a spokesman for the player has said.

Ilkeston wound-up in High Court


Northern Premier League club Ilkeston have been wound-up in the High Court over a £14,438 debt.

The club were only formed in 2010 as a successor to the liquidated Ilkeston Town, but had a troubled 2016-17 season as they fought financial difficulties

The Robins were temporarily suspended by the league before the season started for not paying creditors and players have not been paid since December.

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The goal that put England into U20 World Cup semi-finals


Here's the full story behind England's win against Mexico in the Under 20s World Cup quarter-finals.

Liverpool-bound striker Dominic Solanke scored the only goal of the game to send the Young Lions though - and they survived for 20 minutes with only 10 men.

The team last reached the final four of this competition in 1993, when a side featuring Nicky Butt and Nick Barmby lost to Ghana in the semis before beating Australia to finish in third place.

Their semi-final takes place on Thursday against Italy.

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Wawrinka wins second set

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If France are going to have a man in the Roland Garros quarter-finals, joining the two women in the last eight, then Gael Monfils is going to have to do it the hard way.

But he never does it easy, does he? The Frenchman fights back twice in the breaker, from 3-1 and 6-3 down, batting off three set points for Wawrinka.

A fourth goes begging when Stan guides a forehand return over the baseline, then he earns a fifth with a perfect forehand that clips the white paint.

This time the Swiss third seed takes his chance, pulling Monfils out wide and then swatting down a net volley to take the second set.

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On this day...


In 1999 Britain's Joe Calzaghe retained his WBO super-middleweight title with a unanimous points verdict over Australia's Rick Thornberry in Cardiff.

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'Bring it on!'


The England Under-21's squad has been announced and these lads are pretty happy about being selected...

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Storm are Beliebers

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Justin Bieber was back in Manchester for the One Love concert last night and chose to pay a visit to his friends at Manchester Storm.

It is the third time the Canadian pop star has met the team.

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'Champions of the Bosphorus'

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How's this for a victory parade?

Turkish side Besiktas took to the water with their fans to celebrate winning back-to-back league titles.

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Adam Coates: Carvajal?! They got the wrong Dani, where is Dani Alves!!

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Thankfully for the Parisian crowd, home hope Gael Monfils appears to have jogged off that ankle knock sustained in the first set.

The French 15th seed breaks Stan Wawrinka's serve in the opening game of the second set, only to hand that advantage straight back in the next.

Clinical stuff from the Swiss third seed, who has taken all three of his break points in this match.

After swapping a few holds, Wawrinka has another chance to nab Monfils' serve in the sixth game. Two chances in fact.

But he can't take them as Monfils hangs on.

Ronaldo gets the chop


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Uefa's squad of the season


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BreakingSwindon appoint Flitcroft


Swindon Town have confirmed David Flitcroft as their new manager.

The former Bury boss replaces Luke Williams, who left following the club's relegation to League Two.

A statement on the club website reads: "The club has taken its time over this appointment as it was vital after relegation that we got the right man to take the club forward and give us the best chance of promotion back to League One at the first time of asking. We are convinced David is this man."

Nishikori sets up Murray clash

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Kei Nishikori has bitten back. Big time!

Yes, we know we used that gag earlier, but it is worth a reheat.

That's because the Japanese eighth seed, who was bagelled by Fernando Verdasco in the opening set of their last-16 clash, has returned the favour.

Nishikori rattles off the deciding set in just 22 minutes, setting up a quarter-final clash against world number one Andy Murray.

Salah heading to...Egypt


Despite the rumours, it doesn't look like Mohamed Salah will be confirming a move to Liverpool today...

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Liverpool close to £35m move for Salah?

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Another big name in the papers today is former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah.

The Mirror says Liverpool are closing in on a £35m move for Roma's 24-year-old Egypt international.

Wawrinka wins first set

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What's happened here? A Wawrinka whirlwind, that's what.

After coughing up his serve, the Swiss third seed - who has not lost a set at Roland Garros this year - rattles off three games on the spin.

Monfils stops the rot to hold serve and level at 5-5, preventing Wawrinka tying up the opener.

But the flamboyant Frenchman picked up an ankle knock - and that appears to have been the turning point.

Wawrinka holds serve for 6-5 before Monfils double faults on set point.

Who will Murray face next?

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The answer to that question is... we're still not sure.

After being smashed in a first set bagel, Kei Nishikori bites back.

The eighth seed, who is bidding to become the first Japanese man to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final, nudges two sets to one ahead.

The winner plays Andy Murray, who powered past up-and-coming Russian Karen Khachanov earlier, in the last eight.

'This is "normal"'

Long jumper Jazmin Sawyers has made the bold and admirable decision to reveal why she had to pull out of competition in Boston.

In a long note on Twitter, the 23-year-old revealed she couldn't compete because of period pains.

"Girl - I believe you when you say how bad it is. You're not alone," was the athlete's closing line.

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Breakthrough for Monfils

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Thought all the French Open fun had finished after Andy Murray's win? Think again.

Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, is up now against home favorite Gael Monfils on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Contrasting fortunes in the early service games, Monfils putting Wawrinka's serve under serious examination while holding his own comfortably.

Finally the pressure tells on Stan.

Monfils takes his seventh break point of the set when Stan whacks a backhand long. The cheer greeting that can probably heard at the Eiffel Tower.

Rio backs the young Lions

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British triathlete recovering after crash


British triathlete Alex Yee suffered broken ribs, vertebrae and a collapsed lung in a high-speed bike crash during an ITU Triathlon World Cup event in Cagliari in Italy on Sunday.

The 19-year-old is recovering in an Italian hospital after tangling with another rider and hitting a bollard.

Yee, who is due to sit A-Levels this week, is undergoing concussion checks.

In a statement, British Triathlon said Yee had briefly lost consciousness after the crash.

"Alex is receiving a very high level of care and it is hoped that he will be able to return home in the next few days," the statement added.

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England under-20s reach World Cup semis

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Pepe to PSG?


Spanish newspaper Marca says Real Madrid defender Pepe is off to Paris St-Germain.

The agreement was made in Cardiff during a meeting between agent Jorge Mendes and PSG owner Nasser Al Khelaifi,