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Summary

  1. Live: Watch Queen's tennis
  2. Second & third seed Wawrinka & Raonic out of Queen's
  3. Andy Murray in action next
  4. Jo Konta wins opening match in Birmingham
  5. Updates from the first day of Ascot
  6. Latest news from the transfer window

Live Reporting

By Libby Dawes

All times stated are UK

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It's not 'goodbye' - it's 'see you later'

That's all from us on Sportsday Live today - don't worry, you can watch Murray v Thompson with our live page here....

You can also keep up to date with all the runners and riders at Royal Ascot here.

Have a good afternoon/ evening all!

'I'm one of the oldest guys, but I'm healthy'

Feliciano Lopez
Reuters

Feliciano Lopez, age 35, who defeated Stanislas Wawrinka speaking to BBC Sport: "I'm playing well.

"Last week was a good week - I got to the final of Stuttgart. I came here with a lot of confidence.

"I knew it was going to be tough against Stan so this was a great win for me.

"I've played for so many years and I'm one of the oldest guys on the tour, but I feel healthy. I I know and read the game better than 10 years ago."

Queen's: Lopez knocks out number two seed Wawrinka

Feliciano Lopez
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Wow... That was a commanding performance from the Spaniard Feliciano Lopez who made the Swiss champ struggle on the big points...

He wins it 7-6, 7-5 and faces either Britain's Liam Broady or Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in the last 16...

Andy Murray is on Centre Court next... Oooo it feels like summer doesn't it.

Can Churchill deliver again?

Royal Ascot

Next up at Royal Ascot, one of the equine stars of the show on day one - it's Churchill.

The English and Irish 2,000 Guineas winner, to be ridden by Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O'Brien, is fancied to follow up in the St James's Palace Stakes.

Rivals include the Godolphin pair of Barney Roy and Thunder Snow.

You can check out the full big race line-up on the BBC Sport website and listen to commentary on BBC Radio 5 live.

Churchill winning the Irish 2,000 Guineas
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UCI VP to challenge world cycling chief Cookson

Dan Roan

BBC Sports editor

Brian Cookson
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Cookson became UCI president in September 2013, beating Pat McQuaid in a vote

French UCI vice-president David Lappartient announces he will stand against Briton Brian Cookson, who is hoping to be re-elected as the president of world cycling's governing body.

Last week prospective Culture, Media and Sport Committee chairman DamianCollins called on Cookson to step down after the Phelps report into the culture at British Cycling's high performance programme revealed crucial warning signs flagged up in an internal report during Cookson's time as British Cycling president were not addressed.

UK Sport have said they are backing Cookson's re-election although will not help fund it, as they did when he first stood.

Second success for Lady Aurelia

Royal Ascot

Flying filly Lady Aurelia ran out a dominant Royal Ascot winner for the second year running.

The 7-2 chance landed the King's Stand Stakes by three lengths from Profitable for American trainer Wesley Ward.

Winning jockey John Velazquez had few worries as he stepped in for the injured Frankie Dettori.

Lady Aurelia
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Lady Aurelia wins King's Stand Stakes

Royal Ascot

15:40 result

1 Lady Aurelia 7-2

2 Profitable 14-1

3 Marsha 11-4 Fav

17 ran

Also: 16-1 Muthmir 4th

Opulence by the mouthful

Adam Whitty

BBC South

And people say Royal Ascot is extravagant...

They're having a laugh.

Ascot drinks
BBC
It's hardly surprising that pints of beer outnumber bottles of water, is it?
Ascot food
BBC

One I left out, by the way, was that during the week, punters consume 30,000 chocolate choux éclairs.

How rich...

Port Vale sign goalkeeper after Bury release

Rob Lainton
Rex Features

Relegated League Two side Port Vale have signed goalkeeper Rob Lainton.

Ex-Bolton Wanderers and Burton Albion keeper Lainton, 27, who ended last season on loan at Cheltenham, has moved to Vale Park following his end-of-season release by League One club Bury.

Vale used six goalkeepers in total last season after starting the campaign with Jak Alnwick in goal.

Alnwick left the club at the end of January, joining Scottish top-flight club Rangers.

Frankie missing for Lady's day

Lady Aurelia will have to do without the company of jockey Frankie Dettori in the King's Stand Stakes (15:40 BST).

Injured Dettori misses the meeting and will be replaced on last year's Queen Mary Stakes winner by John Valezquez.

You can check out the full line-up on the BBC Sport website.

Lady Aurelia pictured outside Ascot racecourse in the build-up to the Royal meeting
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Ameobi, 35, signs new Notts County deal

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Nordtveit leaves Hammers for Hoffenheim

West Ham United

Havard Nordtveit
Reuters

Havard Nordtveit has completed a transfer to German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old Norway midfielder arrived on a free transfer last year after leaving Borussia Monchengladbach.

He played 21 games in total for the Hammers.

Lopes takes the opening set

Lopez 1-0 Wawrinka

The Spaniard Feliciano Lopez showed his skill, power and tenacity in that tie break to go a set up (7-6) against the three time Grand Slam winner, Wawrinka.

It's reached 100F on Centre Court in W14... Sweat box.

Another course record at Ascot

Two races, two course records. The quick going saw Rajasinghe break the course record for two-year-olds in the Coventry Stakes.

Jockey Stevie Donohoe, riding for trainer Richard Spencer, got the best of a photo finish from runner-up Headway.

Rajasinghe
Reuters
Rajasinghe (nearest) wins the Coventry Stakes at Ascot
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Mourinho doesn't want Ronaldo?

Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo (right)
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Spanish publication Marca is reporting that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not interested in signing Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Mourinho was in charge of Ronaldo when he was Real boss between 2010 and 2013.

There were reports of a fractious relationship between the pair during that period.

Nothing in it...

Lopez 6-6 Wawrinka

Feliciano Lopez
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We are in a first set tie break on Centre Court of Queen's Club.

Stan Wawrinka and Feliciano Lopez have been playing some incredible tennis but there is nothing to separate them.

Find out who comes out on top by using the player at the top of this page.

Go on... your boss won't mind.

*I take no responsibility if you are not inconspicuous enough and get caught...

Rajasinghe wins Coventry Stakes

Royal Ascot

15:05 result

1 Rajasinghe 11-1

2 Headway 33-1

3 Murillo 8-1

18 ran

Also: 4-1 Fav Brother Bear 4th

Going change at Royal Ascot

The ground conditions have changed at Ascot - with the going now described as Good to Firm (from Good to Firm, Good in places earlier).

In other words, it is very fast, as judged by Ribchester breaking the course record in the first race.

It's in the next Olympics, but is surfing a sport?

Professional GB surfer Emily Currie and lifestyle surfer and YouTuber Hannah Bristow got together to settle a long running debate in surfing... is it a lifestyle or is it a competitive sport?

Surfing is coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics but the news has caused as much controversy as celebration amongst the surfing community.

Two surfers argue over whether sport should go to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Harrington eyes Ascot triumph

After a stellar year in jump racing, Irish trainer Jessica Harrington looks to make a mark at the big flat racing meeting.

Harrington won the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Sizing John and followed up with Our Duke in the Irish Grand National.

She saddles Brother Bear, who comes into the race on the back of wins at Leopardstown and the Curragh, in the Coventry Stakes for two-year-olds (15:05 BST).

You can check out the racecard on the BBC Sport website.

Jessica Harrington with jockey Robbie Power after Cheltenham Gold Cup win
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Konta reaches second round in Birmingham

Jo Konta
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British number one Johanna Konta beat Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko to reach the second round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

Fourth seed Konta battled to a 6-3 7-6 (8-6) win against the world number 34.

Konta, 26, was a game away from dropping the second set but broke back at 5-3 before going on to win the tie-break.

The world number seven will face either Christina McHale or fellow American Coco Vandeweghe in the next round.

Konta is pursuing a first WTA title on grass having lost to Croatia's Donna Vekicin the final of the Aegon Open in Nottingham last week.

Full report here.

Liverpool in talks to sign Roma's Mohamed Salah

Football

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

Mohamed Salah
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Liverpool are closing in on signing Roma winger Mohamed Salah for a club record £40m.

The 24-year-old has been a prime target for manager Jurgen Klopp and could join for a fee which would eclipse the £35m the Reds paid for Andy Carroll in 2011.

Ascot opener goes to Godolphin

Favourite Ribchester, ridden by William Buick for trainer Richard Fahey, gave owners Godolphin the opening win of the 2017 Royal Ascot meeting.

The 11-10 chance won the Queen Anne Stakes in a course record for the straight mile - 40 years to the day since Godolphin chief Sheikh Mohammed celebrated his first winner as an owner.

It brought a much-needed lift for his team, which saw chief executive John Ferguson step down recently after a deterioration in relations with trainer Saeed bin Suroor.

Michelle Payne, the only female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, was fifth of the 16 runners on 66-1 outsider Kaspersky as the rider made her Ascot debut.

Ribchester wins Queen Anne Stakes

Royal Ascot

14:30 result

1 Ribchester 11-10 fav

2 Mutakayyef 5-1

3 Deauville 12-1

16 ran

Also: 50-1 Spectre 4th

'Wawrinka could be good on grass'

Lopez v Wawrinka (2)

John Lloyd

Former GB Davis Cup captain on BBC Two

Stanislas Wawrinka
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This is tough first round for Wawrinka. He could be good on grass. He's got the game - if he belives in himself.

"He is one of the best one-two strikers and he's got a big serve."

That match is coming up - you can watch it live here and on BBC Two

Re: 13:27 BST post...

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Ed Hunter: Oi, #bbcsportsday, we did have a bit of heat here in Oz last summer; 47C in Sydney, 50 consecutive days with 35C+ in Moree. 'A tad warm...'

What's today then?

Ascot ready for opener

Ribchester, the mount of William Buick for trainer Richard Fahey, is set to go off favourite for the opening Queen Anne Stakes (14:30 BST).

The Lockinge Stakes winner runs in the royal blue colours of Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin team, who also have Dutch Connection and Toscanini in the race.

Australian Michelle Payne, the only female jockey to have won the Melbourne Cup, makes her Ascot debut on outsider Kaspersky.

You can check out the full racecard here.

Ribchester
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Silence at Royal Ascot

The Queen has led a minute's silence at Ascot in light of the recent terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire.

Queen silence
ITV

Raonic knocked out of Queen's

Thanasi Kokkinakis
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Shock o'clock - last year's finalist is out of Queen's.

Third seed Milos Raonic has been sent packing by Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis.

The Aussie won the first set on a tie-break, 7-5 on points.

He then took the second set on a tie-break, 8-6 on points.

"You don't want to know about the extensive list of injures I've had. That was 22 months out of the game," he told BBC Sport.

"I can't wait to play in the next round."

Blackpool sign Crewe Alexandra full-back

Ollie Turton
Empics

League One side Blackpool have signed Crewe Alexandra full-back Ollie Turton on a two-year contract, with the option of a further year.

The 24-year-old right-back had been offered a new deal with the Alex but he turned it down to join the Seasiders.

Turton came through the youth system at Crewe and made 190 appearances after his debut in 2011.

"I just felt like I was ready for a challenge again - this was the perfect opportunity," he said.

Ward beaten at Queen's

Tennis

Ward beaten at Queen's
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Briton James Ward was back on the grass after a couple of years off with a knee injury but it seemed as though he was a little rusty...

The former British number two has unfortunately not produced a performance to take him through to the second round - Julien Benneteau won convincingly 6-2,6-2 on Court One earlier.

The Frenchman faces Grigor Dimitrov in the last 16 tomorrow.

On this day...

Football

In 2006 Michael Owen was carried off on a stretcher with a ruptured knee ligament in England's 2-2 draw with Sweden in their group match at the World Cup in Germany. He was out of action for almost a year.

Michael Owen of England goes down injured
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Remember this...?

England players prepare for Euro 2017

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Euro 2017 begins in July.

England are in a group with Scotland, Spain and Portugal.

'Could be my final season in England' - Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen
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Kevin Pietersen says he is unlikely to play in England again after his stint with Surrey in this summer's T20 Blast competition.

The former England batsman, 36, re-signed with the county in March and will play his first game against Essex at The Oval on 19 July.

He has not played an international match since England sacked him in 2014and last played county cricket in 2015.

"I am still playing some of the best cricket of my career," said Pietersen.

"I'm building a house in the Kruger National Park so all of next summer I will be at my house in South Africa - so I won't be playing in England."

Read more here.

Work to be done...

Kokkinakis 1-0 Raonic

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Well I never...

Milos Raonic has work to do to reach the second round of Queen's. The Wimbledon finalist has just lost the first set against Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis having lost in a tie break.

Meanwhile, his compatriot Nick Kyrgios, who had to withdraw from the tournament yesterday after a nasty slip on court, is sitting in a black hoody in Kokkinakis' player's box...

It's BOILING on court today... But he is Australian - this weather to him is somewhere between "mild" and "a bit chilly mate"

See how he gets on by using the player at the top of this page or switch on BBC Two now.

History maker Payne seeks another landmark

Michelle Payne, the only female jockey to have won the Melbourne Cup, makes her Ascot debut in the opening Queen Anne Stakes (14:30 BST).

Payne is on board outsider Kapersky for trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam.

"It's been crazy since I won the Melbourne Cup, and I can hardly believe I'm about to take part at such a prestigious event," said the 31-year-old rider.

"The horse is in fantastic order, he's a quality galloper and if he's in good shape, you never know."

Michelle Payne
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'It will be the judge who is in charge of the case'

Jose Mourinho
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More on JoseMourinho who has been accused of tax fraudin Spain- a statement from the Spanish prosecutor's office has been released.

"The economic crimes department of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint in the courts of Pozuelo de Alarcón against José Mourinho in which he is accused of committing two crimes against the Public Treasury during the years 2011 and 2012 for a Total amount of 3,304,670.

"This investigation was initiated in the Public Prosecutor's Office after the State Agency of the Tax Administration informed the Prosecutor's Office of this information.

"From now on it will be the judge who is in charge of the case who must carry out the necessary steps to determine the possible responsibilities of Mr. Mourinho."

All set for Royal Ascot

It's the calm before the storm at Royal Ascot, where the first of the week's 30 races is due off at 14:30 BST.

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BreakingMurray to face Thompson

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Queen's Club

Jordan Thompson
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Breaking news from a sweltering Queen's Club, where Andy Murray's first opponent of the grass-court season has changed following the announcement that Aljaz Bedene has a wrist injury.

Murray will now take on Australian Jordan Thompson, the 23-year-old ranked 90th in the world. It will be their first meeting and they are due on court at around 16:00 BST.

Thompson has never won a match on grass in an ATP main draw, and lost to Jeremy Chardy in qualifying here, but he has a bit of form - the Aussie reached the final of the recent Surbiton Challenger, beating man-of-the-moment Denis Shapovalov along the way.