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Mancini to meet Zenit fans

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New Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk had the exactly the same sort of a fanfare when he was unveiled...

AC Milan sign striker Silva

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#ACMilan announces to have signed @andrevsilva19, who has signed a contract until 30 June 2022 #welcomeSilva

British Cycling: Culture report to be published on Wednesday

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A long-awaited report into an alleged culture of bullying at British Cycling will be published on Wednesday.

An investigation started last year after claims made by former Great Britain track sprinter Jess Varnish and other Olympians and Paralympians.

A draft report that criticised the organisation was leaked in March.

Co-commissioned by UK Sport and British Cycling in April 2016, the report was prepared by a panel of five led by British Rowing chair Annamarie Phelps.

England U20 World Cup winner pays tribute to Ehiogu

🗣️ @Joshuaonomah10: "This is for Ugo and everyone back at Spurs." 🏆 #U20WC

🗣️ @Joshuaonomah10: "This is for Ugo and everyone back at Spurs." 🏆 #U20WC

Spurs midfielder Josh Onomah, who helped England win the Under-20 World Cup on Sunday, has acknowledged former club youth coach Ugo Ehiogu who died on 21 April this year, at the age of 44.

Cameroon will take part in Confed Cup

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Fifa says Cameroon's participation at the Confederations Cup in Russia this month is in order despite complaints to the contrary.

A written submission from Cameroonian club Etoile Filante de Garoua argues that Cameroon's football federation (Fecafoot) led by Tombi A Roko Sidiki has no authority to send a team to the tournament.

Fifa has acknowledged there are problems in Cameroon football administration but insist no one should rock the boat for the time being.

Football's world governing body issued a statement which read: "Fifa is in contact with the football stakeholders in Cameroon to try and find a solution to the dispute that has been affecting the federation for some time.

Jackman set for Dragons

Former Ireland hooker Bernard Jackman is the new head coach of the Dragons.

Jackman had the same role at French club Grenoble until March and has also coached at Newbridge and Clontarf.

"It is a huge honour for me to be joining the Dragons at such an exciting time in their history," said Jackman.

"We are obviously at the beginning of a major period of transition off the pitch, but on it we will need to quickly get down to work and reward the faith and obvious passion of our supporters throughout the region."

And you can watch Bolt's race

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Usain Bolt marks an emotional farewell at a sold-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil.

Sir Mo Farah, singer Shaggy and members of the Jamaican press are quick to celebrate a "sacred moment".

WATCH MORE: Feature: Fans & dignitaries say goodbye to Bolt

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PL clubs should give U20 stars chance

Premier League clubs 'have duty' for England U20 stars - Sinclair

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Michal Koziol: I think Gareth Bale is seriously overrated. He barely played this season and is regularly outshined by others in Real.

Young Lions part two

The next gen are on their way.

After England's success in the Under-20 World Cup final on Sunday, their Under-21 compatriots are off to Poland.

The 2017 European Under-21 Championship kicks off on Friday, when England face holders Sweden in Kielce.

But can they follow in the footsteps of their younger colleagues?

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Daniel Woods: The only Welsh player who comes close to Gareth Bale is Ryan Giggs. But 3 Champions League titles speaks for itself.

Bedene makes perfect start on grass

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Britain's Aljaz Bedene has made a winning start to his grass-court season.

He came from a set down to beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin 3-6 6-2 6-1 at the Ricoh Open in the Netherlands.

The tournament is taking place in 's-Hertogenbosch, helpfully known by its more colloquial name, Den Bosch.

Who is Wales' greatest ever footballer?

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Joe Ledley, the midfield maestro, hasn't made the cut for this one, yet.

It's between John Charles and Gareth Bale.

Gareth Bale

  • 66 caps for Wales, 26 goals
  • Three Champions League trophies in four years at Real Madrid
  • Wales' talisman as they reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016

John Charles

  • Played for Wales at the 1958 World Cup finals in Sweden
  • Represented his country 38 times
  • Joined Juventus in 1957, was voted Serie A's greatest foreign player and was affectionately known as "Il Buon Gigante", the "Gentle Giant".

Former Wales winger Cliff Jones has gone with Big John.

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Joe Ledley 'not sure' where he will play next

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Wales midfielder Joe Ledley says he has no idea where he will be playing his club football next season.

The 30-year old is a free agent after being released by Crystal Palace.

Ledley played a starring role for Wales in their 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw with Serbia, despite not featuring for the Eagles since February.

However, he says his future is unclear. "Clubs have been in contact with my agent. Nothing is confirmed, we will just wait and see," he told BBC Wales.

"I am going to have a great summer with my family and my children and then see the options which I have.

One for Eagles fans

Crystal Palace

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Emmanuel Adebayor - welcomed back at Selhurst Park any time...

Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has said his move to Premier League side Crystal Palace in 2016 was the "worst decision" of his career.

The 33-year-old joined Palace on a six-month loan spell in January last year and was released at the end of that season after scoring just once in 15 appearances.

"I had some great experiences in England in clubs who are among the best in the country," he said.

"The only error that I made was to sign for Crystal Palace in January 2016.

"I did it just to please my entourage, who were saying to me: 'Manu, you have to start playing again!' It was the worst decision of my career."

Cryptic tweet from Monaco star?

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Or is the France defender just excited about playing England this week?

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Lafferty to join Azerbaijan champions?

Kyle Lafferty
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Striker Kyle Lafferty came off the bench to help Northern Ireland defeat Azerbaijan at the weekend.

The free agent, released by Norwich in the summer, could be spending more time in the country having reportedly attracted interest from league champions Qarabag.

"Obviously I've spent a few days there and from what I've seen the city is fantastic and I was really impressed by the stadium," he said.

"Who knows what could happen if Qarabag come in with an offer for me? I could be back playing my football in Baku."

Heaton & Butland to play

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Bit of team news before Tuesday's match against France.

Burnley's Tom Heaton will start in goal for England and Stoke's Jack Butland will play in the second half.

'My conversation with Hart stays private'

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England drew 2-2 in Scotland on Saturday - with keeper Joe Hart blamed by some for allowing Leigh Griffiths to score from two late free-kicks.

Was the Manchester City man to blame?

Southgate said: "They were great free-kicks. Beyond that, coaching conversaions I have with players stay private.

"If we go down that route then it's not the right thing to do. I go back to the concession of free-kicks being the starting point. There are many areas we could have done better."

'The young players now have good experience'

England manager Gareth Southgate (right)
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England manager Gareth Southgate on the Under-20s World Cup win: "We've been watching youth teams at every level. We made big decisions to improve our programme a few years ago. At the time it was a bit controversial. We needed to go to play the likes of Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

"This group that won went to Mexico last summer and played Mexico at this tournament. We've exposed them to a good quality games programme. When I was a senior and played Brazil it was my first experience playing against them. Our younger guys have that experience now."

Oasis to be played as tribute at France v England friendly

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Oasis' 'Don't Look Back in Anger' will be played at the Stade de France before Tuesday's friendly with England as the French pay respect to those killed in the London and Manchester attacks.

A minute's silence will also be observed at the stadium prior to the match.

Both teams will wear black armbands and fans will hold up red and white placards to form the England flag as the Oasis song is played just before the players emerge.

Southgate faces media soon

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England news conference coming up before Tuesday's match against France in Paris.

Could football heal a rift?

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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has suggested that his country could team up with North Korea in order to bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

"If the neighbouring countries in north-east Asia, including North and South Korea, can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace in North and South Korea as well as north-east Asia," Moon was cited as saying by his spokesman Park Su-hyun.

Over to you NK.

Pro tennis tips from Broady

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GB tennis ace (no pun intended) Naomi Broady offers some tennis advice - watch here.

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Happy birthday...

Pat Jennings (football) - former Tottenham, Arsenal and Northern Ireland goalkeeper who won 119 international caps and was the first British player to appear in 1,000 matches, turns 72.

Peter Such (cricket) - former England spinner, is 53.

Thomas Sorensen (football) - former Denmark, Sunderland, Aston Villa and Stoke goalkeeper, celebrates his 41st birthday.

Lewis Moody (rugby union) - former Leicester and Bath flanker, a World Cup winner with England in 2003, turns 39.

Bryan Habana (rugby union) - South Africa's World Cup-winning winger who plays for Toulon, is 34.

Christine Sinclair (football) - Canadian football player turns 34.

Philippe Coutinho (football) - Liverpool and Brazil playmaker, celebrates his 25th birthday.

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Mesmerising...

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Here are Ronaldo (the original) and Luis Figo on exercise bikes, smiling.

Lancs batsman receives England T20 call-up

Liam Livingstone
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England have named their T20 squad for the forthcoming three matches against South Africa.

Moeen Ali, Jake Ball, Adil Rashid, Joe Root and Ben Stokes are rested and will play for their respective counties in the inaugural day-night round of the County Championship starting on Monday, 26 June. Sussex fast bowler Tymal Mills has been ruled out through a back injury.

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone receives his first senior call-up.

Squad:

Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire) - available for the first two matches of the series.

Sam Billings (Kent)

Jos Buttler (Lancashire)

Mason Crane (Hampshire)

Tom Curran (Surrey)

Liam Dawson (Hampshire)

Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire)

Chris Jordan (Sussex)

Liam Livingstone (Lancashire)

Dawid Malan (Middlesex)

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) captain

Craig Overton (Somerset) - available for the last two matches of the series.

Liam Plunkett (Yorkshire)

Jason Roy (Surrey)

David Willey (Yorkshire)

Mark Wood (Durham) - available for the first match of the series.

Tennis lessons with Broady

We will have a tennis masterclass with British player Naomi Broady very soon on our BBC Sport Facebook page.

A worldie of a Test

Argentina 34-38 England: England beat Argentina in gripping Test opener

Worth a watch... if you like high-quality entertainment and lots of tries.

Leyton Orient winding-up petition dismissed at High Court

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A winding-up petition against Leyton Orient has been dismissed at a High Court hearing in London.

Orient owed money to four creditors on the petition, having resolved unpaid taxes with HM Revenue & Customs.

Owner Francesco Becchetti was given until Monday to pay off debts or sell the club following a previous High Court hearing in March.

Orient were relegated to non-league this season, ending their 112-year stay in the Football League.

Outside the High Court on Monday, Orient fans could be heard protesting against Becchetti, who took over the club from Barry Hearn shortly after they lost the League One play-off final in 2014.

Joy for Penguins

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Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate winning the Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins retained the NHL's Stanley Cup with a 4-2 series win over the Nashville Predators.

A 2-0 victory in Nashville sealed the best-of-seven series as they claimed the trophy for a fifth time in six final appearances.

Patric Hornqvist gave the Penguins the lead with 95 seconds left, and Carl Hagelin scored into an empty net.

Victory meant they became the first team to retain the title since the Detroit Red Wings in 1998.

Straight bat stuff from Monk

Middlesbrough

Garry Monk
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Garry Monk is giving his first news conference as Boro boss. Here are snippets from the tweets released by the club.

"I wanted the right challenge and all the boxes were ticked at Middlesbrough," he said.

"I've worked under pressure throughout my career. That's how I work best. After a difficult season it's my job to restore confidence.

"Promotion has to be the ambition. It's a competitive and difficult league but this club is equipped and we're all determined to do it."

Monk's first Boro presser

Middlesbrough

We'll have live updates from @GarryMonk's first press conference as #Boro boss from 11am. 🗣️🎙️ #UTB

We'll have live updates from @GarryMonk's first press conference as #Boro boss from 11am. 🗣️🎙️ #UTB

On this day...

Football

In 2006, Celtic's former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane announced his retirement from football on medical grounds.

Roy Keane & Shola Ameobi
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Hart on the move

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Joe Hart has been painting a pretty bleak picture of his current situation, confirming, as yet, there is no demand for his services following the end of his loan spell at Torino.

The Manchester City keeper is in a better situation than last summer though.

Now, he and his advisers know they need to look for another club and have time to sort something out, unlike last year when most clubs had filled their goalkeeping slots when it became apparent City boss Pep Guardiola was not a fan.

I would be staggered if Hart did not get himself a decent move - and don't entirely discount him finding a club - either in England or abroad - that offers Champions League football.

World Cup in China?

Xi Jinping
Reuters

President Xi Jinping will meet Fifa chief Gianni Infantino in Beijing on Wednesday.

"We hope we can strengthen our cooperation on football with international organisations, including Fifa, and also with other countries," foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing.

"As to whether China will host the World Cup, this is a dream shared by many Chinese. We also hope we can see that happen as soon as possible," Lu said.

Reports suggest that China will bid to host the event either in 2030 or 2034.

Everton in talks with Ramirez

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

Sandro Ramirez
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Everton are in talks with Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez as manager Ronald Koeman attempts to boost his striking options - and he has also stepped up his interest in Ajax captain Davy Klaassen.

Ramirez, 21, had an outstanding season with Malaga, scoring 14 goals in La Liga and he has a buy-out clause of only £5.2m after making a move from Barcelona last summer. He had been linked with Atletico Madrid but their transfer ban has opened the door for Everton and Koeman.

He is regarded as an addition to Everton’s striking resources, not a replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who continues to be linked with a return to former club Chelsea.

Koeman, who is intent on making a mark in the transfer market this summer, also wants to sign Ajax’s 24-year-old captain and Netherlands international Klaassen.