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Summary

  1. Watch Queen's day three live
  2. Updates from the second day of Ascot
  3. 2017-18 EFL fixtures released
  4. Latest news from the transfer window
  5. Get involved - #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Libby Dawes and Alex Bysouth

All times stated are UK

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Until next time...

Right, that's it from us on a bumper Sportsday where we've weaved our way through tennis, Lions, transfer gossip, horse racing, boxing and back again.

But the action doesn't stop there. Oh, no. You can keep following our various live feeds via the links below...

"Got my Wimby whites all ready to go"

Britain's Heather Watson has been given a wildcard into the women's singles draw today.

Remember that cracking performance she produced against Serena Williams last year?

The 25-year-old won the mixed doubles with her partner Henri Kontinen last year - can she get her hands on another trophy?

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New kit update...

Portugal lead at the break

Russia 0-1 Portugal

It's half-time in the Confederations Cup in Russia and Cristiano Ronaldo's goal has sent Portugal in with the lead at the break.

The hosts could be on their way out of the tournament at this rate...

England women thrash New Zealand

Tammy Beaumont
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England produced a superb display to thrash New Zealand by seven wickets in a World Cup warm-up game in Derby.

New Zealand were dismissed for just 130 with over 11 of their 50 overs left.

Laura Marsh tore through the middle order, claiming 3-7 in only 24 balls, with Anya Shrubsole, Jenny Gunn and Alex Hartley taking two wickets each.

Tammy Beaumont was unbeaten on 51 by the time the World Cup hosts reached their winning total of 132, while Natalie Sciver added 38.

The reel deal at Ascot

Highland Reel showed his class to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Aidan O'Brien.

The 9-4 shot, ridden by Ryan Moore, fought past runner-up Decorated Knight, with Ulysses in third.

Winning 19 days after his Coronation Cup victory at Epsom, it was O'Brien's first success of the 2017 meeting.

Sinclair wants another unbeaten season

Sinclair
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How do you follow up a domestic season after going the whole of the previous one unbeaten, do it again... says Celtic winger Scott Sinclair.

Brendan Rodgers' side won the treble in 2016-17 and dropped only eight points in the Premiership.

"I'd like to think so," said Sinclair, 28, on the prospect of repeating the unprecedented feat.

"I think everyone will try to beat us. Because we went unbeaten last year, everyone will be coming out the blocks and ready to stop our unbeaten run."

International Goalkeepers Doing Yoga Day

It's International Yoga Day, so be like Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and get the yoga mat out...

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Highland Reel wins Prince of Wales's Stakes

Royal Ascot

16:20 result

1 Highland Reel 9-4

2 Decorated Knight 10-1

3 Ulysses 9-2

8 ran

Also: 2-1 Fav Jack Hobbs, 16-1 Queen's Trust 4th

Queen's: Dimitrov fights back

Dimitrov 4-6, 6-3, 0-0 Benneteau

We are going to see a final set at the Aegon Championships but we aren't sure the crowd are particularly happy about it.

The Panama hats are just not cutting it in this heat. I am pretty sure I saw someone actually melting a moment ago.

The sauna-like-stadium is making for a relatively sleepy atmosphere but Grigor Dimitrov wins it 6-3 and they will play a final set for a place in the last eight...

Watch using the play button at the top of this page.

Highlights: Tsonga latest shock exit from Queen's

Highlights: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga latest shock exit from Queen's

Just tuned in?

Here are the highlights as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the latest seed to fall at the Aegon Championships with a straight-set defeat by Luxembourg's Gilles Muller.

Goooooallllll!

Russia 0-1 Portugal

We've got a Confederations Cup update (Cupdate...?) for you...

Portugal have taken the lead against hosts Russia, and it's that man Cristiano Ronaldo again. The Real Madrid forward now has 74 goals for the national team.

The reel deal at Ascot?

Highland Reel has been popular with punters and heads the runners in Wednesday's feature race at Royal Ascot - the Prince of Wales's Stakes (16:20 BST).

The five-year-old, who will be ridden by Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O'Brien, bids to follow up his triumph in the Coronation Cup at Epsom earlier this month.

Highland Reel renews rivalry with Jack Hobbs, having finished last behind the John Gosden runner in unsuitably rain-softened conditions in the Dubai Sheema Classic in March.

You can check out the Ascot racecards and results on the BBC Sport website.

Highland Reel
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Sassy Hamann...

Is there anything more awkward than footballers posting clips how they work out in the off season?

*sips tea

Ronaldo yet to speak to Real president

Ronaldo
AFP

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has not spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo about his future, but will do so after the Confederations Cup.

Ronaldo, 32, is said to want to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud.

The forward, with the Portugal squad in Russia, signed a new five-year contract in November 2016, but has been linked with a return to Manchester United.

"The only thing I can say is Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player," said Perez, who was re-elected on Monday.

Roma eye Stoke's Shaqiri

Shaqiri
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Roma have made an approach for Stoke City winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 27. That's reported in the Stoke Sentinel.

A bit more transfer gossip now...

England's Bardsley signs Man City deal

Karen Bardsley
MCWFC

England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley has signed a new two-year deal with Women's Super League side Manchester City.

Clarke through in Ukraine

David McDaid

BBC Sport Olympic sports reporter

England's heavyweight Cheavon Clarke knocked out a former Olympic champion to guarantee himself at least a bronze medal at the European Championships.

The 26 year-old - who competed for Jamaica at the last Commonwealth Games - stopped Abdulkadir Adulleyev by stunning him twice in the first round in Ukraine.

Clarke
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Top seeds not handling the heat?

Tennis

Julien Benneteau
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What is happening at Queen's this year?!

The top seeds are underperforming left, right and centre...

Julien Benneteau has won the first set 6-4 against sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov.

Earlier today Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was knocked out by Gilles Muller and if this match carries on the way it looks, Dimitrov will be the seventh of the top nine seeds to make an early exit...

Watch now using the play button at the top of this page.

French flying at Royal Ascot

Qemah ran out a second French winner of the day when landing the Duke of Cambridge Stakes following the earlier success of Le Brivido.

The 5-2 favourite, ridden by Gregory Benoist for Jean-Claude Rouget, held off the fast-finishing outsider Aljazz by three quarters of a length.

It was a second Royal Ascot win for the four-year-old Qemah, owned by Al Shaqab Racing, after victory in the Coronation Stakes last year.

Compatriot Usherette, successful in 2016, struggled for room before closing to finish another neck away.

Qemah wins at Ascot
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Qemah wins Duke of Cambridge Stakes

Royal Ascot

15:40 result

1 Qemah 5-2 fav

2 Aljazzi 40-1

3 Usherette 11-4

14 ran

Also: 9-2 Smart Call 4th

Watford in talks for Derby's Hughes

Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

Watford are in talks with Derby County over an £8m deal for England under-21 midfield man Will Hughes.

Hughes has been linked with several top-flight clubs since his emergence and discussions between Watford and Derby are now at an advanced stage as new Hornets manager Marco Silva shapes his squad for next season.

The 22-year-old is currently away on international duty with England's under-21 squad at the European Championships in Poland, where he was an unused substitute in the victory against Slovakia on Monday.

And as negotiations between the clubs progress, he is likely to complete his move once England's involvement in the tournament is concluded.

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Kvitova sails through against Broady

Tennis

Petra Kvitova
Reuters

Nope, it didn't last much longer. Petra Kvitova, like in the first set, won four games on the bounce to wrap up a 6-2 6-2 win against British number two Naomi Broady at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

The Czech leftie's trademark powerful serve and booming groundstrokes were clearly on show as continued her comeback from a career-threatening hand injury.

The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered damage to tendons and nerves in her left hand after she was stabbed by an intruder at her home in December.

"So far I think it is working very well. Of course I still have a lot of things to improve but it is good news," she says in her on-court interview.

"I want to play as many matches as I can. It was a dream come to true to play again and it is great preparation for Wimbledon."

Saudi Arabia to host Women's Masters

Saudi Arabia will host the Professional Squash Association Women's Masters event when it returns to the calendar for the first time in seven years this October.

The tournament will take place at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh.

It will play a role in helping the General Authority of Sports in Saudi Arabia to deliver its initiative of inspiring a new generation of Saudis to become active within sport.

"We are very pleased to be taking a Women's PSA World Series event to Saudi later this year." said PSA Chairman and Saudi businessman Ziad Al-Turki.

Latest from Royal Ascot

Remember, you can check out updates from Royal Ascot on our dedicated page.

And there is commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra of the next two races.

Frency fancy at Ascot

With Laugh Aloud a non-runner, the French filly Qemah is clear favourite for the Duke of Cambridge Stakes (15:40 BST).

The four-year-old, who will be ridden by Gregory Benoist for trainer Jean-Claude Rouget, won the Coronation Stakes at the meeting last year.

You can check out the Ascot racecards and results on the BBC Sport website.

Qemah at Royal Ascot
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Kvitova in command

Tennis

We can't see this one lasting much longer.

Former world number two Petra Kvitova is closing in on victory at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham after breaking British number two Naomi Broady's serve midway through the second set.

Kvitova's class is shining through.

Monaco signing Mboula likened to Henry

Monaco have a habit of churning out or snapping up quality youngsters, and it looks like the Champions League semi-finalists have done it again.

The French champions have just announced the signing of Barcelona's 18-year-old forward Jordi Mboula.

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev said: "The recruitment of this very promising young talent is a continuation of our sports policy based on training and post-training.

"Jordi Mboula has shown very good things with the young people of FC Barcelona and AS Monaco offers him an ideal environment to continue his progress.

"As we have done with players such as Bernardo Silva, Fabinho and Tiemoué Bakayoko, we will accompany him and help him grow in our team."

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Mboula caught the eye with a wondergoal, that you can see here, in a Uefa Youth League game against Dortmund.

Here's what Uefa said after that game: "While at Barcelona the talk may often be of finding the next Xavi Hernández or Andrés Iniesta, in Mboula they have a player spoken of in the same breath as Thierry Henry.

"With his talent to play stop-start, cut inside and produce a fine finish it is not hard to see why they nickname him 'Titi' – as the former No14 was known.

"Considering his natural athletic gifts, eye for goal and professional lifestyle off the pitch belying his tender years, Camp Nou insiders are quietly confident they have unearthed yet another gem at La Masia."

Tsonga sticking around

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Queen's Club

Another day, another shock, as Gilles Muller beats fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Although the big-serving Muller is now on a six-match winning streak on the grass and looks well capable of making it two titles in two weeks here, so maybe not a huge surprise.

"He just played good tennis," said Tsonga. "Sometimes you cannot do anything because the guy in front of you is playing well.

And the Frenchman might not be leaving Queen's Club just yet.

"I will stay here playing on grass and try to do better next week," he added.

Ascot joy for Heartache

American challenger Happy Like A Fool, the odds-on favourite, had to settle for second as Heartache won the Queen Mary Stakes.

Winning trainer Clive Cox once again showed his aptitude for handling sprinters, with jockey Adam Kirby making use of his mount's high draw.

There were jubilant scenes in the winner's enclosure for owners, the Hot To Trot Syndicate which boasts 75 members.

Heartache wins Queen Mary Stakes at Ascot

15:05 result

1 Heartache 5-1

2 Happy Like A Fool 10-11 Fav

3 Out Of The Flames 14-1

23 ran

Also: 66-1 Now You're Talking 4th

Heartache winning
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Jim gets a new mug...

Jim
Jim Entwistle

An English football fan who tweeted that his 21-year-old Bayern Munich mug was "faded and cracked" has been sent a new one - by the club itself.

Jim Entwistle, 33, from North Yorkshire, wrote that he was "retiring the mug after thousands of brews".

Bayern
Bayern

The German club noticed the message and asked for his postal address.

The free, replacement mug arrived on Tuesday - with a letter from the club saying: "We are really proud to have fans as loyal as yourself."

Mug
Jim Entwistle

Jim, from Tunstall near Richmond, was given his first Bayern Munich mug as a birthday present in 1996.

His uncle - who lives in Germany - sent him the gift after Bayern beat Jim's team, Nottingham Forest, in the Uefa Cup.

Baby Fed up next...

Grigor Dimitrov
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Former champion Grigor Dimitrov is up next on Centre Court here at Queen's...

He says it's "a very special week" for him as he knows his way around the club and loves London.

He faces Frenchman Julien Benneteau - ranked 87th in the world at the moment.

Watch live using the play button at the top of this page...

Kvitova wins first set

Tennis

Petra Kvitova
PA

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is one of the world's best grass-court players.

Naomi Broady, Britain's world number 111, failed to win a match on the surface last year.

The gulf between the two players is huge - and it is starting to show at Birmingham.

After Broady made an encouraging start, Kvitova - in only her fourth match since returning after being stabbed at her home by an intruder - presses down on the pedal to win four games on the bounce.

The Czech seals the opening set 6-2 with a hold to love.

You can listen to every shot from Edgbaston on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Click the live coverage tab on the top of this page.

Dropping like... top seeds

Tennis

Seeds
BBC Sport

How about that? Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's exit makes it six top seeds to have headed home early from Queen's and we've not yet reached the third round...

Only fools and horses

Happy Like A Fool heads the betting for the second race at Ascot, the Queen Mary Stakes (15:05 BST).

The American challenger represents trainer Wesley Ward, who has won this race three times, including the last two runnings.

Ryan Moore takes the ride for Ward, who landed the King's Stand Stakes on Tuesday with Lady Aurelia.

You can check out the Ascot racecards and results on the BBC Sport website.

Trainer Wesley Ward at Ascot
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Get Involved - Your stories of sporting rescues

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I'd cycled 940 miles in 9 days to celebrate 200 years of the bicycle. My bike and I had miraculously survived the journey through 7 countries only for my right cycling shoe to quite literally fall apart. The clip used to pedal had collapsed inside my shoe and therefore preventing me to unclip. Needless to say the final ascent up the Oberalp Pass (Swiss Alps) was made even more fun in 32 degree heat and with a shoe taped to the pedal to assist in my summit arrival. Will probably go down as a first ever as I arrived at the high pass a group of 20-30 people started to cheer and clap as one young guy shouted "here he comes, the one shoe cyclist". Thanks to that tape - a Sporting Rescue

Jason Smith

Jason, your story begs the question, WHY WOULD SOMEONE CYCLE 940 MILES....?

Kvitova breaks Broady's serve

Tennis

Naomi Broady
Reuters

Plenty of big serving in the early stages of British number two Naomi Broady's second-round match against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

Not surprising when both players stand like skyscrapers.

The 6ft 2in Broady, who is ranked 111th in the world, starts well against the 6ft Czech as the pair trade four comfortable holds.

In the fifth game, Broady is coasting at 40-0... then capitulates as Kvitova battles back to break.

You can listen to every shot from Edgbaston on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Click the live coverage tab on the top of this page.

'My serve is working great'

Muller 6-4 6-4 Tsonga

BBC Two

Here's Gilles Muller on BBC Two. He's through to the quarter-final at Queen's after knocking out Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets.

"It's working well at the moment for me," he said. "Today was very tough. I started off a little bit rusty, but in the end it was pretty good.

"My serve is working great, it's good at this time of the year on the grass - you need a good serve so I'm happy with that."

You can watch all the action from Queen's live at the top of this page.