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Summary

  1. Man Utd agree £75m fee for Everton's Lukaku
  2. Toni Duggan joins Barcelona
  3. Burnley sign Taylor/agree fee for Walters
  4. Leicester sign midfielder from Sevilla
  5. GET INVOLVED: #bbcsportsday

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By Libby Dawes

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Leipzig sign France youth forward Augustin

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Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig have signed France youth forward Jean-Kevin Augustin from Paris St-Germain.

The 20-year-old signed a five-year deal worth a reported 13m euros (£11.43m) after rising through the youth ranks at the Ligue 1 club.

"The competition is there but I am confident he can master it," coach Ralph Hasenhuettel said, with Germany international Timo Werner the leading frontman at the club.

Swiss court rejects Platini appeal

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Switzerland's highest court rejected former Uefa boss Michel Platini's bid to overturn his four-year ban from the sport over ethics violations.

The Swiss Federal Court confirmed a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling last year that upheld Platini's ban, a decision stemming from a 2m Swiss francs payment the former France midfield great received from Fifa in 2011.

Platini, who has denied wrongdoing, was banned from football along with Sepp Blatter, the former Fifa president who approved the payment.

Cas reject Sagan appeal

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Peter Sagan's appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) against his exclusion from the Tour de France has been rejected.

The Slovak sent Mark Cavendish crashing in a sprint. The Briton accused the 27-year-old of elbowing him during the sprint finish to stage four in Vittel.

Read the Cas release.

Clichy set for Turkey

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Former Manchester City and Arsenal left-back Gael Clichy is set to join Turkish club Basaksehir Istanbul, according to local press agency Anadolu.

The 31-year-old became a free agent when his contract at City ran out in June.

Basaksehir finished second behind Besiktas in the Turkish Super Lig last season.

Liverpool's Mane set to return to training within 10 days

Football

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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is set to return to training within 10 days after recovering from a knee injury.

Mane, 25, needed surgery and missed the final eight games of last season after picking up the injury during a 3-1 win over Everton on 1 April.

He is set to miss Liverpool's opening pre-season friendlies.

"He will continue to be monitored and assessed by the club's medical staff to ensure he returns in the best shape," said a Liverpool statement.

Senegal international Mane scored 13 goals in 27 Premier League games after signing from Southampton for £34m in June 2016.

Sponsors Head drop Tomic

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Australian player Bernard Tomic has been dumped by sponsors Head, manufacturers of tennis equipment.

He was beaten in straight sets by Mischa Zverev on Tuesday and then told the following press conference he felt "bored" during the match.

Tomic also admitted he called for the trainer even though he was not injured to try to disrupt his opponent's momentum.

Head said in a statement: "His opinions in no way reflect our own attitude for tennis, our passion, professionalism and respect for the game. Therefore, we have decided to discontinue our collaboration with Bernard Tomic."

Foxes pucker up on #InternationalKissingDay

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Shoes off.... Marcus Willis is live on Facebook now

Wimbledon 2017

If I am brutally honest, there is more going on elsewhere so I won't be offended if you wish to leave us for either cricket or Wimbledon commentary...

I will let you know when there is an exciting signing - then you can come back. Or you can get in touch with me and keep me entertained on #bbcsportsday or text me on 81111...

Latest from Lord's

Afternoon Sportsdayers... Marc Higginson from the cricket team here. Your leader today, Libby Dawes, asked me to drop by and give you an update on the Test match.

Happy to oblige!

The big news is that Joe Root, in his first Test as England captain, has passed fifty. He and Ben Stokes are digging the hosts out of a hole against South Africa - taking them from 76-4 to 177-4.

You can follow all of the cricket here - we've got video, TMS and the text musings of Stephan Shemilt.

We interrupt normal Sportsday proceedings for a public service announcement...

Edmund falls short on Centre Court

Wimbledon 2017

It wasn't to be for Britain's Kyle Edmund.

The world number 50 lost 7-6 (7-1) 6-4 6-4 to Gael Monfils in the second round - looks like the occasion got to Edmund, but who can blame him on his first appearance on Centre Court at Wimbledon.

Djokovic races into the third round

Wimbledon 2017

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An update on the second seed at Wimbledon...

A short time ago, Novak Djokovic moved into the third round with a straight-set win against Adam Pavlasek.

The three-time champion raced to a 6-2 6-2 6-1 victory in just over 90 minutes on Court One against the 22-year-old.

Djokovic, 30, rarely looked troubled against the world number 136 from the Czech Republic, who was making his debut at the Championships.

I wasn't happy, I overreacted - Vettel

Formula 1

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he regrets deliberately driving into title rival Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and has apologised to him.

The German escaped further punishment for the incident at an inquiry held by governing body the FIA on Monday.

Vettel said: "It was the wrong move, to drive alongside him and hit his tyre.

"Am I proud of it? No. Can I take it back? No. Do I regret it? Yes. I had the impression I was fouled. That was wrong. I wasn't happy, I overreacted."

Read what Hamilton had to say here.

Women golfers who played on broken glass

The pioneering women golfers forced to play over broken glass

Wake-Robin Golf Club, which was formed on an abandoned rubbish dump, is the oldest African American women's golf club in the US.

Founded in 1937 in Washington DC before desegregation, members had to play over broken glass and discarded tyres.

Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, it is a thriving club that promotes inclusiveness and diversity in women's golf.

Elizabeth Rice McNeil, 99, is a Wake-Robin member and has registered six hole-in-ones in her lengthy golf career.

See more from the members of Wake-Robin in the BBC documentary 'Driving Change - Golf's Battle for Equality' on BBC World News on Saturday, 8 July at 12:30 BST and on Sunday, 9 July at 00:30, 07:30 and 19:30.

Stay humble...

Football

It's an 'honour' that Barcelona even know my name - Duggan

Having joined Barcelona on a two-year contract, Toni Duggan says she is honoured the Spanish super-club even know her name.

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We never thought we would say this but we are live on Facebook with Hacker the Dog and Rufus the Hawk....

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Fancy Bears hack prompts response from Mo Farah

Athletics

Fancy Bears hack prompts response from Olympic champion
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Mo Farah stressed he has "never failed a blood test" following the release of hacked documents which appear to show his test results once caused suspicion.

Hackers Fancy Bears published documents on Wednesday which state Farah returned a sample which needed further testing.

The data goes on to show Farah was then cleared when his results were later viewed as "normal".

"We have never been informed of any of Mo's test results being outside of the legal parameters," a spokesperson said.

Gyan mobbed in Turkey

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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan received quite a reception from Kayserispor fans after signing a two-year deal with them.

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Kanu signs new WBA deal

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Hal Robson-Kanu has signed a new contract that will keep him at West Brom until 2020.

The 28-year-old forward told the Baggies website: "I’m delighted because it’s an opportunity to build on the good work we did last season and now I’m just looking forward to the new one,” said Hal, as he took a breather from this week’s pre-season training in Austria.

"It was an easy decision. I’ve enjoyed my time here playing under Tony Pulis. It was a strong season and I want to build on the good work and contribute to a more successful future."

'Bored' Tomic fined more than £11,500

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Australian Bernard Tomic has been fined $15,000 (£11,585) after post-match comments saying he had been "bored" during his first round exit from Wimbledon and had faked injury.

The International Tennis Federation also handed Russian Daniil Medvedev three fines, totalling $14,500, after he threw coins at an umpire following his defeat on Wednesday.

Tomic had said: "It was definitely a mental issue out there. Wasn't mentally and physically there to perform. I don't know why, but, you know, I felt a little bit bored out there to be completely honest with you."

Cavendish abuse highlighted by wife Peta

Road Cycling

The wife of Mark Cavendish has revealed online trolls have wished their children "get cancer and die in pain" after his exit from the Tour de France.

Cavendish, 32, broke his shoulder after colliding with Peter Sagan, who was disqualified from the Tour on Tuesday.

His wife, Peta, has highlighted comments posted next to a video of her son, while Cavendish has since asked for "vile" social media abuse to end.

Cavendish has also received tweets wishing him "serious injury".

On this day...

2008: Rafael Nadal won the Wimbledon singles title for the first time, beating Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5/7) 6-7 (8/10) 9-7 in a classic final on Centre Court.

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Lambert leaves Cardiff City 'by mutual consent'

Football

Striker leaves Cardiff City 'by mutual consent'
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Rickie Lambert has left Cardiff City after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.

The striker scored four goals in 13 league starts after he joined from Premier League side West Brom on transfer deadline day last summer.

The last of the 35-year-old's four Cardiff goals came in a 3-1 defeat at Aston Villa on 26 November.

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock recently said that Lambert would struggle for game time next season.

So what could Everton spend the potential Lukaku cash on?

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According to Bleacher Report, the Merseyside club will have to pay £40m for Swansea's 27-year-old midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson and will have to compete with Leicester City for his signature.

Man Utd say they've agreed £75m fee for Lukaku

Football

Man Utd agree £75m fee with Everton for striker
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Manchester United have agreed a fee of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku, senior club sources have told the BBC.

The 24-year-old Belgium international scored 25 Premier League goals last season.

United, who have been chasing Lukaku for most of the summer, will not now be pursuing their interest in Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata.

Everton sources say no deal or agreement has been reached.

The move for Lukaku is not connected to talks aimed at taking Unitedforward Wayne Rooney to Everton.

If you have just joined us on your lunch break, hi! And let me bring you up to speed with today's biggest transfer news...

Live: Edmund v Monfils

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Can you believe it's gone 1pm already?

That means it's time for some Centre Court action at Wimbledon.

You can watch Britain's Kyle Edmund take on the man Pat Cash describes as "a bit nuts", Gael Monfils on BBC Two or via this here link...

TdF Stage five - starting soon...

Road Cycling

Britain's Chris Froome starts today's fifth stage of the Tour de France in the leader's yellow jersey having leapfrogged Team Sky team-mate Geraint Thomas yesterday.

You can follow all the action here.

Let's have an injury-free stage today lads....

You may have heard about the drama earlier in the week with World Champion Peter Sagan being disqualified after appearing to elbow Mark Cavendish off his bike during the sprint finish.

Sagan has just tweeted a public apology (of-sorts) to Cavendish...

The British rider says he has "no personal feelings" towards Peter Sagan

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Arsenal v Leicester moved to Friday

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Arsenal's opening Premier League 2017-18 fixture against Leicester has been moved to 19:45 BST Friday, 11 August.

Other fixture changes for the opening weekend:

Saturday, 12 August:

Watford v Liverpool 12:30 BST

Brighton v Man City 17:30 BST

Sunday, 13 August:

Newcastle v Tottenham 13:30 BST

Man Utd v West Ham 16:00 BST

Foxes sign midfielder from Sevilla

Leicester City

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Leicester have signed 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Vicente Iborra for an undisclosed fee.

He told the club website: "I’m very happy to be here with Leicester City and I’m looking forward to experiencing the Premier League with my new team-mates next season.

"Everything about this club seems good and it’s been great to meet my new team-mates. I’ve already spoken with them about the city and the club so I can’t wait to get started."

Get Involved - Reaction to Lukaku's potential £75m move to Man Utd

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Sam Kier: Bad day to be a Chelsea fan - two of their most exciting youth prospects to leave and main transfer target going to a rival.

Alvanescu: So Lukaku is going for £75m. The transfer market is going bonkers.

Mylo: Not my money. As long as he does his job, who cares? Money irrelevant in football. But for those that care, £50m is now cheap.

Somewhere down the line Mylo, it will probably be 'your' money...

Back to more of your reaction to Manchester United agreeing a deal with Everton for Romelu Lukaku worth £75m...

He posted this picture yesterday on his Instagram with a new potential team-mate, Paul Pogba...

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Vettel is on 'incredibly thin ice'

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BBC Radio 5 live's F1 commentator Jack Nicholls looks at why championship leader Sebastian Vettel is on "incredibly thin ice" after being reprimanded by the FIA for a clash with Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan.

Dorrans has medical in Glasgow ahead of possible Rangers move

Football

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Rangers target Norwich City midfielder Graham Dorrans is having a medical at Glasgow's Ross Hall Hospital.

The Ibrox club had two bids rejected by the Canaries for the 30-year-old Scotland international but appear to have reached an agreement.

His signing would be a boost to Rangers following the Europa League qualifying defeat by Progres Niederkorn.

Rangers manager Pedro Caxinha has signed eight players over the summer ahead of the new Premiership season.

Latest from Lord's

New England Test captain Joe Root is at the crease early on at Lord's after the dismissals of Alastair Cook (see video below) and Keaton Jennings. England are currently 48-2 after winning the toss and opting to bat first. Follow the action here.

GB Athletics 'unaware' athlete on Love Island

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Those watching ITV's anthropological version of Planet Earth, aka Love Island, might have noticed an athlete by the name of Theo joined the housemates.

This Theo is 400m runner Theo Campbell. The 25-year-old sprinter reached the 400m final at the British Athletics World Championships Team Trials in Birmingham last weekend.

He also appeared for Great Britain's 4x400m relay team at this year’s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.

However, according to the Mirror, the 6ft 5in sprinter did not tell British Athletics he would be entering Love Island.

"British Athletics was unaware of Theo Campbell’s participation in this reality TV show.

"With the IAAF World Championships in London just a month away, we would expect all those in contention for selection to be 100% focused on their training and preparations to compete against the world’s best athletes."

Before I post the next story, I want to make something clear.

I don't watch Love Island....

GB’s 2008 relay team will receive medals at Anniversary Games

Athletics

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Team GB’s men’s 4x400m relay team will finally be awarded their overdue Olympic bronze medals from Beijing at the Anniversary Games in London this weekend.

The team moved up from fourth to third after Russia's Denis Alekseyev failed a drugs test when his sample was retested.

Team member Martyn Rooney, 30, told BBC Radio 5 live last month: "I don't want to be distracted. I need to go to the World Championships and focus on that, so if we could get it done at the Diamond League, I'd love that.

"There's no way of getting back to Beijing and doing it that way, but if we can go to an Olympic stadium and be in front of a British crowd, that would be amazing.

"But whatever happens, whenever it happens, I just can't wait to get on that podium."