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Summary

  1. West Ham to name boss 'within 48 hours'
  2. Liverpool sign Burnley's Danny Ings
  3. Women's World Cup
  4. Italia 90 memories: 25 years on #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley and Matt Davis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good evening

    That's your lot from us for the day, we will see you bright and early tomorrow morning.

    Don't forget there is live coverage of the Women's World Cup tonight (all times BST):

    Group D: Sweden v Nigeria (21:00) - 20:45-23:00, BBC Sport website & app (second-half on BBC Red Button, 21:50-23:00)

    Group D: USA v Australia (00:30) - 23:50-02:30, BBC Two

    Group C: Cameroon v Ecuador (00:00) - 23:45-02:00, BBC Red Button & Online

  2. Football

    Exeter new boy Oyeleke targets promotion

    Manny Oyeleke
    Image caption: Manny Oyeleke spent much of the last two seasons on loan at Aldershot Town

    Exeter City have the potential to get promoted to League One, according to new signing Manny Oyeleke.

    The 22-year-old midfielder was Exeter's first signing of the summer after he was released by Brentford last month.

    "If we believe in ourselves, have a good start and keep the confidence high, I think we can go all the way.

  3. 'GB cycling too involved'

    Track Cycling

    British Cycling was "too involved" in Sir Bradley Wiggins' hour record bid, says the coach of fellow Briton Alex Dowsett, the man whose record he beat.

    Steve Collins alleged the governing body helped design parts of Wiggins' bike, which he felt was "not allowed".

    Asked if he thought British Cycling preferred one rider to another, Collins told BBC Essex: "Oh yes, completely."

    But a British Cycling (BC) spokesperson said Dowsett "had technical and operational support from BC personnel".

    Wiggins, 35, completed a distance of 54.526km (33.88 miles) at Lee Valley VeloPark in London on Sunday, smashing Dowsett's mark of 52.937km (32.89 miles) that had been set in May.

  4. Nottingham Open

    Tennis

    Seeded players Karin Knapp and Ajla Tomljanovic lost in the first round of the Nottingham Open as top-level women's tennis returned to the central England grass-court venue for the first time in 42 years.

    The fourth-seeded Knapp lost 6-4, 6-2 to Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, and Tomljanovic, the number eight seed from Croatia, was beaten 4-6, 7-6, 7-5 by Lauren Davis of the United States.

    Other winners before rain arrived late in the afternoon were Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Bojana Jovanovski and Ana Konjuh.

    Polish world number 13 Agnieszka Radwanska is the only member of the top 20 playing in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament and is looking to rebound from a first-round loss at the French Open.

    Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Billie Jean King won the title the last time the Nottingham Open was staged on the main tour.

    Billie Jean King
  5. Xavi to be unveiled in Qatar

    Football

    Xavi

    Qatari side Al Sadd have announced that Barcelona midfielder Xavi will undergo a medical on Tuesday and be presented as a player on Thursday.

    The Spain midfielder, 35, has won eight league titles and four Champions League trophies with the club.

    He signed a three-year deal with Al Sadd in May.

  6. Old haunt for Beardsley

    Football

    Striker Chris Beardsley, 31, has joined Mansfield for the third time in his career, after leaving League Two rivals Stevenage.

    Stags manager Adam Murray said: "Chris offers something we lacked last year - a bit of know-how, experience and guile in this league."

    Murray has also snapped up Oxford City striker Adi Yussuf on a free transfer.

  7. 'It's going to take time' - Button

    Formula 1

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso accused his own team of looking like "amateurs" at the Canadian Grand Prix.

    Both he and team-mate Jenson Button retired from the race. McLaren have just four points so far this season.

    Button posted on Facebook today on Monday: "This weekend was quite painful, but so far this season there's been improvement at every race, with the exception of yesterday.

    "Hopefully, we'll be back on track in Austria where we have some updates coming! Thank you guys for your continued support, it may take a little time but we'll get there."

  8. Beckham message to England women

    Football

    David Beckham's Instagram

    Could David Beckham's daughter be a future England star? Well she now has her own kit to cheer on England's women in Canada at the World Cup.

    The former England captain posted this picture on Instagram saying: "What an amazing gift from the England woman's team for Harper ... Good luck to the team tomorrow in their first game against France .. #lionesses #pride #England."

    England start their World Cup campaign against France at 18:00 BST on Tuesday. There will be live coverage on BBC Two at 17:30 BST and on BBC Radio 5 live.

  9. 'He's had more fun in his life'

    Football

    Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski

    We mentioned Lukas Podolski earlier and the 30-year-old is set to win his 124th cap for Germany against USA on Wednesday.

    Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger has paid tribute to the Arsenal striker.

    "In my eyes, he is often underrated. He's got fewer grey hairs than me and that's probably because he's had more fun in his life than I've had. He's always in a good mood."

  10. Oxlade-Chamberlain's holiday snaps

    Football

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Instagram

    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain seems to have got over his England snub.

    The Arsenal midfielder was left out of Roy Hodgson's England squad for games against the Republic of Ireland and Slovenia.

    He has been posting pictures on Instagram of his holiday and here he is pictured with a baby orangutan.

  11. 'I still have future at Arsenal'

    Football

    Lukas Podolski

    Lukas Podolski believes he still has a future at Arsenal after a disappointing loan spell at Inter Milan.

    The Germany forward has fallen out of favour at Emirates Stadium and spent the second half of the season at the Serie A club, scoring one goal in 17 games.

    Podolski, 30, has one year left on his Gunners deal and says he would be happy to stay at the London club next season.

    "They are a great club and I think I can help them," he said.

    "Things can always change, but if needs be I will remain at Arsenal next season."

  12. Rain stops play

    Tennis

    Rain in Nottingham

    This is the view at a very rainy and wet Nottingham Open where play has been suspended.

    The delay is preventing Britain's Johanna Konta from getting her first round match underway against Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova

    The pre-Wimbledon tournament is headlined by Agnieszka Radwanska.

    It's also worth keeping an eye on Rafael Nadal, who plays in Stuttgart before his return to Queen's next week.

  13. Football

    Watford increase capacity for Premier League

    Watford
    Image caption: Watford fans invaded the pitch to celebrate promotion to the Premier League

    Watford have announced the construction of 700 more seats at Vicarage Road to increase capacity before their return to the Premier League.

    The additional seating will be built in the Sir Elton John Stand, replacing staircases which are currently at the foot of the stand.

    That will take the capacity of the ground to above 21,000, more than top-flight rivals Swansea and Bournemouth.

  14. Ronaldo's announcement

    Football

    Cristiano Ronaldo Twitter

    What could the Real Madrid star be on about here do you wonder?

    We guess it is probably unconnected to a tweet by Jack Sullivan, the son of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan.

    Jack said: "We expect a major player signing this week, I'll update you as soon as its done."

  15. 'England fallen behind top teams'

    Cricket

    Eoin Morgan and Brendon McCullum

    "We've fallen behind by a long way, and it's time for a catch-up."

    That's the view of England one-day captain Eoin Morgan before the ODI series against New Zealand, which starts at Edgbaston on Tuesday at 14:00 BST.

    Follow ball-by-ball commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW (from 18:00 BST and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website).

  16. Derby sign Bent

    Football

    Busy day for Darren Bent, who has posted on Instagram for the second time today, this time about his move to Derby County following his release by Aston Villa.

    "Very happy to become a ram again. Only place I could see myself coming too. Onwards and upwards."

  17. Women's World Cup

    Football

    USA women's team

    Two-time winners USA face Australia, ranked 10th in the world, in Group D at 00:30 BST.

    There will be live coverage of the match from 23:50 BST on BBC Two.

    Meanwhile in Group C, Cameroon play Ecuador at 00:00 BST with coverage on BBC Red Button and on the BBC Sport website.

  18. Women's World Cup

    Football

    Attention switches to Group D in the Women's World Cup in Canada tonight.

    First up Sweden play Nigeria in Winnipeg at 21:00 BST.

    Coverage of the match is live on the BBC Sport website and app from 20:45 with second-half coverage on the BBC Red Button from 21:50 to 23:00.

  19. Football

    Aldershot make double signing

    Jack Saville

    Conference side Aldershot Town have signed Jack Saville and Tom Richards following their departures from Barnet and Fulham respectively.

    Centre-back Saville, 24, made 26 league appearances last season as the Bees won the Conference title.

    Left-back Richards, 20, did not make a senior appearance for Fulham but had a loan spell at Aldershot earlier this year, featuring nine times.

  20. Torquay takeover expected this week

    Football

    Torquay United should have new owners by the end of the week, according to the club's acting chairman Bill Phillips.

    It is understood that the group of 10 local businessmen hoping to buy the Conference club will meet on Monday night to formalise their takeover plans.

  21. Former Russian Olympic champion dies

    Fencing

    Sergei Sharikov, a two-time Olympic fencing champion from Russia, has died in a car crash aged 40, the Russian Olympic Committee has confirmed.

    Sharikov won gold in the team saber event at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 2000 Sydney Games, as well as individual saber silver in 1996 and team saber bronze in 2004.

    Russian media reported that Sharikov lost control of an off-road vehicle while driving southwest of Moscow on Saturday and crashed head-on into a car carrying two police officers.

  22. Football

    Play-off hero Beckford agrees Preston move

    Jermaine Beckford

    Jermaine Beckford will join Preston on a two-year deal from 1 July from Bolton Wanderers after helping North End win promotion to the Championship.

    The 31-year-old scored a hat-trick at Wembley in Preston's League One play-off final win over Swindon last month.

    He joined the Lilywhites on loan from Bolton last November and the former Everton and Leeds striker netted 18 goals in his 31 appearances.

    "It is somewhere that feels like home," he told BBC Radio Lancashire.

  23. Collins joins Stags from Northampton

    Football

    Mansfield Town have signed defender Lee Collins on a free transfer.

    The 26-year-old was a free agent having not been offered new terms by Northampton Town for next season.

    Collins has played more than 300 games during a career which has included a four-year spell at Port Vale and two seasons with the Cobblers.

  24. Derbyshire in command after White blast

    Kent 205 & 112, Derbyshire 86 & 70-1

    Having been bowled out for only 86 in their first innings and then see Kent reach 73-3 at lunch, Derbyshire have bounced back on the second afternoon to take control of the match.

    Wayne White took 6-25 to dismiss the hosts for only 112 - their last nine wickets falling for only 49 runs - and then Billy Godleman (30 not out) and Chesney Hughes (25 not out) shared 64 for the second wicket to guide Derbyshire to 70-1 at tea.

    The away side need 162 more runs to secure victory.

  25. Tigers call off US match

    Rugby Union

    Leicester Tigers have cancelled a historic friendly in the United States because the US governing body have refused to sanction the match.

    Some tickets had already been sold for the game in Philadelphia in August, which was intended to help launch a US professional league.

    "Our experience in this case could lead you to question whether USA Rugby is more keen to protect its own commercial interests than to serve and promote the game of rugby as a whole in their country," said Leicester chief executive Simon Cohen.

  26. Big air snowboarding introduced

    Pyeongchang 2018

    Four new events have been added to the programme for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

    The South Korean Games will feature curling mixed doubles, speed skating mass start, big air snowboarding and a team event in downhill skiing.

    The new snowboarding event will replace the parallel slalom.

  27. Wish you were here

    Football

    Jack Grealish

    The FA Cup final thrashing to Arsenal looks a world away for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish as he swims with a dolphin on holiday.

    The 19-year-old said: "Swam with dolphins today. Was absolutely unreal. Can't believe how fake they look."

  28. Football

    Villa Ladies re-sign Stringer from Blues

    Abbeyleigh Stringer

    Aston Villa Ladies have re-signed central midfielder Abbeyleigh Stringer from Birmingham City Ladies.

    The 20-year-old has made two appearances for Blues in Women's Super League Division One this season after signing for them last July.

    "We are delighted to welcome Abbeyleigh back," Villa head coach Joe Hunt said.

    "It's another positive signing for the club, it's a player that knows everyone at the club so will find it easy to settle in."

  29. Collingwood keeps Durham hopes alive

    Durham 189 & 141-6, Somerset 225

    BBC Newcastle's Martin Emmerson at Chester-le-Street:

    "As things stand it doesn't look like this game will be heading to a fourth day. The third day may have little action too, come to that.

    "Durham are struggling on 141-6 in their second innings, which is a lead of only 101. While Paul Collingwood remains out in the middle they do have some hope. He's rescued them many times before and has put on 40 so far for the seventh wicket with Paul Coughlin.

    "Collingwood has 44 and Coughlin 23, but mostly Durham have found the going tough this afternoon on a difficult wicket."

  30. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Roberto Baggio

    Roberto Baggio scored a wonderful individual goal for hosts Italy against Czechoslovakia during the 1990 World Cup group game in Rome.

    Baggio would go on to be one of the stars of the tournament as his side finished third, and four years later would be even more instrumental in Italy's run to the World Cup final.

    Watch his goal here.

  31. Glos recover against Lancashire

    Lancashire 275, Gloucestershire 229-5

    BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt at Bristol:

    "An afternoon in which the game completely changed course.

    "Two experienced campaigners, Michael Klinger and Geraint Jones, added an unbeaten 139 in the session, with Klinger three runs short of three figures.

    "Jones's attacking intent was the perfect foil to the obdurate concentration of his partner."

  32. Bairstow hits ton for Yorkshire

    Middlesex 212 & 45-0, Yorkshire 229

    BBC London 94.9's Kevin Hand at Headingley:

    "Middlesex have just about kept their noses in front at tea on the second day at Headingley despite a magnificent century from Jonny Bairstow that handed Yorkshire an unlikely first-innings advantage.

    "Having been reduced to 96-6 after losing two wickets to the first three balls of the day, the hosts were eventually all out for 229, with Bairstow unbeaten on 125 on a seamer-friendly pitch.

    "The lead of 17 was quickly knocked off though as the Middlesex openers survived the 16 overs before the tea interval."

  33. Levi leads Northants reply

    Essex 276, Northants 249-5

    BBC Sport's Elizabeth Ammon at Northampton:

    "It is tea at Wantage Road after a good session for the home side. Runs have accumulated steadily in a 91-run partnership between Richard Levi and Josh Cobb, who ticked along at four an over and looked very solid.

    "The partnership was broken by the last ball before tea when Adil Malik got a bit of turn, enough to induce the edge to the only slip fielder, to remove Cobb for 40, but Levi is still there on 78.

    "Northants have reduced the first-innings deficit to just 27 on a docile, albeit dry, pitch. This evening session will be interesting to see just how much of a first innings lead they can get."

  34. Text us on 81111

    Adam in Southampton: I assume Liverpool do realise Danny Ings doesn't actually play for Southampton?

  35. Athletes 'not unfeeling robots'

    Athletics

    British sprinter Christine Ohuruogu

    British 400m runner Christine Ohuruogu has been talking to BBC Sport about the publicity surrounding Mo Farah.

    Farah's coach Alberto Salazar denies allegations made in a BBC investigation he has used illegal doping practices. There is no suggestion Farah is involved.

    Ohuruogu, who once served a year ban for missing three out-of-competition drug tests, said: "It's hard - people don't realise that we're not robots.

    "When people say nasty things it does hurt. It's not something you can just push to the back of your mind and get back on the track and run. It does a lot more damage than people think it does."

  36. Pits & Giggles

    Formula 1

    Canada Grand Prix: Groundhogs, tantrums & golf buggy stunts

    Fancy watching an alternative take on the weekend's Formula 1 action?

    A quartet of Hollywood actors were on hand to witness the action in Canada, Lewis Hamilton had fun on on a golf cart, Eddie Jordan and David Coulthard suffered a fashion faux pas and there were some top-class team-radio tantrums.

    For post-race discussion and analysis from Montreal, watch the Canadian Grand Prix Forum on iPlayer.

  37. Fifa film flops

    Football

    Tim Roth as Sepp Blatter

    A vanity film about the history of Fifa has flopped in the US, taking £397 in its opening weekend. One of the 10 screens showing it sold one ticket.

    United Passions was funded by about £17m of Fifa cash, and was completed before corruption charges were made against 14 of its officials in May.

    Starring Tim Roth as Sepp Blatter, the hagiography of football's governing body has had damning reviews.

    The Guardian added that "as proof of corporate insanity it is a valuable case study".

  38. West Ham to name new boss

    Football

    West Ham say they will announce their new manager within the next 48 hours.

    The club's board spent the weekend interviewing applicants and after drawing up a shortlist they are now at an advanced stage with the favoured candidates.

    Sam Allardyce left the post after four years at Upton Park and former Croatia boss and West Ham defender Slaven Bilic is reportedly favourite for the job.

  39. Five in Rangers frame

    Football

    Chairman Dave King has revealed there are five candidates for the Rangers manager's job after it was confirmed that the Ibrox club face a second season in the Scottish Championship.

    Stuart McCall, who took over from Kenny McDowall in March, is one of the five, while former Brentford boss Mark Warburton has confirmed that he has spoken to Rangers.

    King has promised to "over-invest" and do "whatever it takes" to ensure their promotion.

  40. Isle of Man TT

    Brothers set record a year after crash

    Ben and Tom Birchall
    Image caption: The pair crashed heavily at Glen Helen last year while leading the first race.

    Ben and Tom Birchall clinched their second TT win in Monday's opening sidecar event, setting a new race record in the process.

    The Mansfield brothers were 24 seconds ahead of runners-up John Holden and Dan Sayle after three laps of racing in perfect conditions.

    The Birchall pair recorded the second fastest sidecar lap ever on their second circuit, averaging 116.060mph - a year after crashing heavily at Glen Helen.

  41. Frayssinous in trouble again

    Rugby league

    Catalan Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous has been fined £500 - his third punishment by the Rugby Football League - for criticising referees and disciplinary chiefs.

    He was punished for comments about referee Ben Thaler during his side's draw with Huddersfield at Magic Weekend.

  42. Vote

    Football

    Harry Kane

    As you can see, the vote to determine who you think will be the highest scoring English striker in the Premier League is now closed. And here are the results...

    Tottenham's Harry Kane is the overwhelming favourite with 35% of the vote, followed by Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (21%) and Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (14%).

  43. Renault could quit F1

    Formula 1

    Renault could quit Formula 1 if the sport does not allow in-season engine development next year, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says.

    Renault, which supplies engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso, admits it cannot catch Mercedes and Ferrari this year.

    Limited in-season development is permitted in 2015, but has been closed off again for next year.

    Horner said a failure to open it up would be "almost waving goodbye to" Renault.

  44. Generous Naismith makes mark

    Football

    Steven Naismith

    We're all familiar with the stories about Everton's Steven Naismith being a good sort and giving tickets to unemployed fans, but it seems his generosity extends even further.

    Every couple of months, the Scotland forward gathers up the used boots in the Everton changing room and gifts them to Stewarton Athletic, an amateur side in his Ayrshire home town. So big Jimmy McGlumpher spends his weekend clattering around wearing footwear that was previously used by Ross Barkley. Remarkable.

    Furthermore, Naismith bags up all the leftover kit at Everton at the end of each season and his mum hands it out to kids in Stewarton.

  45. Italia 90 memories

    Get involved at #bbcsportsday

    John McEnerney: Pints, Sheedy, Pints, Quinn, Pints, Bonner, Pints, O'Leary, Toto & then on to the top shelf to drown the sorrows of a nation.

  46. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    David O'Leary

    Italia 90 was the Republic of Ireland's first World Cup and was an unqualified success even though Jack Charlton's side didn't win a single game inside 90 minutes.

    Three draws, including a point against England, earned them a last-16 crack at the Romanians and, after a 0-0 draw, keeper Packie Bonner and defender David O'Leary were the penalty shoot-out heroes.

    But a Salvatore Schillaci goal did for them in the quarter-finals as they lost to hosts Italy.

  47. USA v Australia

    Fifa Women's World Cup

    Jacqui Oatley

    BBC Sport

    It's a late one tonight but well worth staying up for. The much-hyped USA v Australia in the "group of death".

    Coverage starts at 23:50 BST on BBC Two.

  48. Elliott retires to become under-21 coach

    Football

    Wade Elliott

    Former Bournemouth, Burnley, Birmingham and Bristol City midfielder Wade Elliott has retired from playing to take up a coaching role at Ashton Gate.

    The 36-year-old, who scored 80 goals in 706 appearances across a professional career that lasted 15 years, will take charge of City's under-21 side.

    He captained the Robins to the League One title and Johnstone's Paint Trophy in his last season as a player.

  49. No Beast Mode for MLS

    Football

    AFC Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa

    AFC Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has turned down a move to Major League Soccer in order to sign a new contract with the League Two club.

    The 33-year-old said: "There was a lot of interest in me, but that was not the sole reason for me going to America.

    "It was also about my brand and shooting a documentary. I met with a couple of clubs in America and there was also interest from League One and League Two clubs. I even got a call from a club as I was driving in here today."

    Learn more about 'the Beast' here.

  50. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Scotland play Sweden in Italia 90

    Scotland's World Cup started and all but ended with a shock 1-0 defeat at the hands of Costa Rica. They beat Sweden but lost to Brazil in the final group match and failed to progress.

  51. Question of Sport teaser

    Football

    You might remember that back in the mists of time - well, 11:14 BST - we asked which three players, other than Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, contributed to Barcelona's 31 Champions League goals this season?

    The answer? Ivan Rakitic, Gerard Pique and Sandro Ramirez.

  52. Italia 90 memories

    Get involved at #bbcsportsday

    Rashid Jamil: First time World Cup football live telecast in India and me all of 11 years saw my favourites Diego Maradona and Gary Lineker in action.

    Philip Moan: My memories of Italia 90 are crying a lot and getting used to my new surroundings.. Mainly because I was only a few days old.

    You remember being a baby?

  53. Doubt over Blatter plans

    Football

    Richard Conway

    BBC Radio 5 live sports news correspondent

    Sepp Blatter

    A Fifa spokeswoman has told the BBC that "the future travel plans of the Fifa president will be confirmed in due course".

    This marks a shift in position from one week ago when Fifa confirmed it was still the intention of Sepp Blatter to visit Canada for the women's World Cup final on Sunday, 5 July and then travel to the US for the Gold Cup which begins on 7 July.

    Meanwhile, Fifa has confirmed their secretary general Jerome Valcke will travel to Samara in Russia tomorrow for a scheduled board meeting of the 2018 World Cup local organising committee.

  54. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Gary Lineker

    Gary Lineker scored four goals as England reached the World Cup semi-finals where they lost to West Germany.

    In that match the former Barcelona and Tottenham striker scored an 80th-minute equaliser to take the game into extra time.

    Penalties followed, and after Stuart Pearce's effort was saved and Chris Waddle blazed over, England, were out.

  55. Bees boss threatens Elite pull-out

    Speedway

    Coventry Bees promoter Mick Horton is prepared to pull the club out of the Elite League over a row following the abandoned April meeting against Poole, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire reports.

    The Elite League match was called off after 10 heats and awarded to Poole following heavy rain, but Horton wants the match re-staged.

    "We will fulfil our obligations for this year. But we're going to review it at the end of the season," he said.

  56. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Lothar Matthaeus and Pierre Littbarski

    A West Germany side managed by Franz Beckenbauer and boasting Jurgen Klinsmann, Rudi Voller and Lothar Matthaus beat Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup thanks to a Andreas Brehme penalty.

    The game was notable for the first red card in a World Cup final, a dodgy penalty decision, the second red card in a World Cup final and the Germans winning their third world title.

    In the process Beckenbauer wrote his name in history as the first World Cup-winning captain to later manage a team to victory.

  57. On this day

    Football

    Alan Shearer

    Nineteen years ago today, Alan Shearer scored as England fought out a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in the opening game of Euro 96.

    Nineteen years. Just have a think about that for a moment...

  58. Ten leave relegated St Mirren

    Football

    Ten players are leaving St Mirren following their relegation from the Scottish Premiership.

    Gregg Wylde, Marian Kello, Victor Genev, Jeroen Tesselaar and Yoann Arquin have been released, along with youth players Mark Williams, Mo Yaqub and Adam Brown. On-loan duo James Dayton and Emmanuel Sonupe have also left.

    New manager Ian Murray will hold talks with Steven Thompson, Alan Gow and John McGinn, who are all out of contract.

  59. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Rudi Voller and Frank Rijkaard

    Before he was manager of Barcelona, Frank Rijkaard was a very naughty boy.

    During the bad-tempered second-round match between West Germany and Netherlands, the Dutch midfielder spat at Rudi Voller after the pair were sent off.

    And you can watch that incident here.

  60. Suarez continues a trend

    Football

    Luis Suarez

    Leave Liverpool and win the Champions League.

    That seems to be the current trend when looking at the fortunes of players who have left Anfield since 2009.

    Luis Suarez became the sixth former Red to be champion of Europe after scoring for Barcelona against Juventus on Saturday.

    The other five are... Javier Mascherano who left for Barcelona in 2010 and won the Champions League title in 2011 and 2015.

    Xabi Alonso and Alvaro Arbeloa, who both moved to Real Madrid in 2009, won the competition in 2014, while Fernando Torres and Raul Meireles left Liverpool in 2011 and won it a year later with Chelsea.

  61. Road to Rio

    Tennis

    MailOnline's Stuart Fraser tweets: "Qualification period for tennis at Rio 2016 begins today. Top 56 - with no more than four players from same country - on June 6 next year get in."

    Stuart also points out a clause in the qualification criteria that would allow previous Olympic gold medallists or Grand Slam winners a place as long as they are within the world's top 200 and their nation's quota has not already been filled.

    What's Pat Rafter doing with himself nowadays?

  62. Chapple strikes for Lancashire

    Lancashire 275, Gloucestershire 89-5

    BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt at Bristol:

    "A fascinating battle at the end of the morning with 41-year-old Glen Chapple bowling to Geraint Jones, a sprightly 38, as the Gloucestershire captain tried to counter-attack to get his side out of trouble.

    "Lancashire player-coach Chapple picked up his 976th wicket, and first of the season, by bowling Ian Cockbain after he and Michael Klinger had led the resistance from a perilous 27-4."

  63. Bent signs for Derby

    Football

    Darren Bent

    Further to Darren Bent, news reaches us that he has signed for Derby County after being released by Aston Villa.

    The former England striker scored 12 goals in 17 appearances during a loan spell at the Championship club last term.

    Derby have also confirmed the signing of Republic of Ireland international defender Alex Pearce from Reading.

  64. Burke makes breakthrough

    Surrey 261, Leicestershire 155-4

    Surrey seamer James Burke took a wicket with his first ball in Championship cricket as they fought back on the second morning at Grace Road.

    The 24-year-old from Devon ended an opening stand of 100 by having Matthew Boyce caught behind and bowled Angus Robson for 68 in his next over.

    Mark Cosgrove and Ned Eckersley both went cheaply as Leicestershire reached lunch 106 runs in arrears.

  65. Sponsor for FA Women's Cup

    Football

    Women's FA Cup

    The Football Association has agreed a four-year title sponsorship deal with energy firm SSE for the Women's FA Cup.

    It is the first major sponsorship of the tournament, which will now be known as the SSE Women's FA Cup.

    Chelsea Ladies and Notts County Ladies will compete in this year's final at Wembley on Saturday, 1 August.

    The tournament is the largest cup competition for female footballers in England, with 259 teams entering the 2014-15 edition.

  66. Kent in control against Derbyshire

    Kent 205 & 73-3, Derbyshire 86

    BBC Radio Kent's Matt Cole at Canterbury:

    "It has definitely been the home side's morning, but the shine has been taken off by Daniel Bell-Drummond's run out just before lunch, going for a risky second run against the arm of Tom Taylor.

    "Earlier, Ivan Thomas clinically mopped up the Derbyshire tail with wickets in each of his first three overs of the day to finish off the visitors 86 all out."

  67. Italia 90 memories

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    Paul Nixon: Short shorts, Milla, Baggio, Skuhravy, Pavarotti, Lineker, Schillaci, that South Korean free kick...loved it!

    Anthony White: Parents missed Ita-Eng playoff to see 11yo me in am dram show. Dad groaned as result read out at interval - he'd taped it!

    Mark Handley: Has no-one mentioned Benjamin Massing yet? Not quite Harald Schumacher, but still top-notch cynical fouling

  68. Bent thanks Villa

    Football

    Darren Bent has posted his thanks to Aston Villa on Instagram after the club released their record signing.

    "Want to say thanks to Aston Villa football club for allowing me to play for such a great club. Have had fantastic times playing for this great club.

    "Thank you to there [sic] fans who have stuck by me through hard times. It has been a pleasure to play for you."

  69. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    England manager Bobby Robson with 'Ciao', the mascot of the 1990 FIFA World Cup

    Here is the late England manager Sir Bobby Robson with Italia 90 mascot Ciao.

    The tournament was also famous for Luciano Pavarotti's version of Nessun Dorma, which was used by the BBC as the theme tune for our coverage.

    While England had perhaps arguably the greatest World Cup song with New Order's World in Motion and John Barnes' infamous rap.

    The greatest? Clearly never heard "We have a Dream"by Scotland's Spain 82 squad.

  70. Bairstow holds Yorkshire together

    Middlesex 212, Yorkshire 165-8

    BBC London 94.9's Kevin Hand at Headingley:

    "Yorkshire still trailed by 47 runs at lunch on day two of their County Championship match after a dramatic start to the second day's play.

    "Four wickets fell in the morning session, with Toby Roland-Jones picking up two of them in the first three balls.

    "Jonny Bairstow is unbeaten on 67 and is holding the innings together in a low-scoring match on a pitch that is offering plenty of seam movement and occasional variable bounce."

  71. Essex seamers test Northants

    Essex 276, Northants 121-3

    BBC Essex's Nick Gledhill at Northampton:

    "Essex fought back on the second morning by virtue of a disciplined seam bowling performance under cloud cover.

    "David Masters broke the opening stand at 55 when he had Rob Newton caught at mid-wicket for 27. Ravi Bopara then struck twice in his first eight deliveries removing Alex Wakely for 11 and Stephen Peters, who hit seven boundaries in his 44.

    "Rob Keogh and Richard Levi will resume after lunch with Northants 155 still behind."

  72. Italia 90 memories

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    Tom Goddard: Italia 90 Memories. Argentina's keeper - Goycochea... from the bench to the final saving countless pens along the way!

    Lee Pearson: A young Roberto Baggio weaving through the Czechs to notch a pearler and earn a mountain bike off his parents.

    David Slemen: I was11 years old. Watched every minute bar first half of Belgium v South Korea as had clarinet lesson.

  73. Rushworth revives Durham

    Durham 189 & 10-1, Somerset 225

    BBC Radio Newcastle's Martin Emmerson at Chester-le-Street:

    "Batting has been tricky under heavy skies this morning, with seven wickets falling.

    "Chris Rushworth finished with 4-54 as Somerset were all out for 225 - a lead of 36 - after losing their last six wickets for 71 runs.

    "Durham had to bat for 13 minutes before lunch but could not do it without losing a wicket as Keaton Jennings played on to Tim Groenewald."

  74. Wheater leads Hampshire fightback

    Sussex 251, Hampshire 264-7

    BBC Sussex's Adrian Harms at Hove:

    "The Hampshire lower order have seized the initiative at Hove, with wicketkeeper Adam Wheater 64 not out at lunch from just 50 balls.

    "After struggling to 197-7, Wheater has received good support from Gareth Berg - these two having added an unbeaten 67 for the eighth wicket.

    "The depleted Sussex attack has struggled this morning, conceding 148 runs as Hants have established a lead of 13."

  75. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Paul Gascoigne

    On Saturday night, Andrea Pirlo was the latest in a long line of footballers to be reduced to tears on a football pitch.

    At Italia 90, England's Paul Gascoigne's weepingwas among the most talked about. Watch him blubber here.

    The talented youngster was instrumental in England reaching the semi-finals, but was booked in the last-four tie with Germany and played a chunk of the game knowing he would miss the final.

    He would not be the only one. England were beaten on penalties by the Germans, who went on to win the trophy.

  76. Pistorius could be freed in August

    Athletics

    Oscar Pistorius

    Oscar Pistorius could be free on parole by 21 August after a recommendation from South Africa's correctional services department, according to reports.

    The Olympic athlete was jailed last year for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    The prosecutors' appeal against his acquittal on murder charges is due to be held in November.

    The double amputee was given a five-year sentence for the shooting.

  77. Italia 90 memories

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    M: Lothar Matthaus goal v Yugoslavia.

    Alex McGilp: Memories of Italia 90 include squeezing two games into ten days. Scotland versus Sweden and Brazil.

    Adam Lewis: Paul Parker's attempt to block Brehme's free kick and the highlights at half-time of the final to Glen Frey's The Heat is On.

    David A Burns: Watching the US play in the World Cup. The American broadcast even had commercial breaks during the matches.

  78. Rochdale sign Plymouth's Alessandra

    Football

    Rochdale have agreed to sign Plymouth striker Lewis Alessandra on a two-year contract from 1 July.

    Alessandra, 26, scored 13 goals in 2014-15 as the Pilgrims reached the League Two play-offs.

  79. Fages requests to leave Salford

    Rugby League

    Theo Fages

    Salford Red Devils scrum-half Theo Fages has requested to leave the club, but owner Marwan Koukash says it would take a bid in excess of the world-record £700,000 that New Zealand Warriors paid Wigan for Sam Tomkins two years ago to convince him to sell the 20-year-old France international.

    "Theo did hand in a transfer request," said Koukash. "But if anybody wants to buy him, it would have to be for a world-record transfer. He is the hottest property in Super League."

    Fages's current deal concludes at the end of the 2016 season and he has rejected the offer of a new contract. St Helens and Catalans Dragons are reportedly interested in signing the player.

  80. Dream team at Hammers?

    Football

    Rio Ferdinand and Harry Redknapp

    Harry Redknapp thinks Rio Ferdinand should become West Ham manager, and says he would join him as director of football.

    Redknapp managed centre-back Ferdinand at West Ham and then signed him for QPR last summer. Both are unemployed after leaving the Loftus Road side.

    "Rio Ferdinand's doing his coaching badges and has got a great football brain. I'd like to see him as manager of West Ham, I'd go with him as director of football, that would be a good partnership," Redknapp said in his Kicca blog.

    "I'm also a Paolo Di Canio fan, I'd like to see him go back to West Ham. I know everybody's slaughtered him but he was fantastic at Swindon."

  81. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Roger Milla

    One of the most iconic moments of Italia 90 was a 38-year-old veteran and his hip wiggling dance around a corner flag.

    The player in question was Cameroon striker Roger Milla and you can watch a clip of that dance here.

    Milla illuminated the tournament with four goals to help 'The Indomitable Lions' become the first African nation to reach the quarter-finals.

    The twice African footballer of the year went on to become the oldest goal scorer at a World Cup finals, beating his own record set four years earlier by scoring against Russia in 1994 aged 42 years and 39 days.

  82. Vote

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    Right, on the back of Danny Ings' move to Liverpool, we want to know which England striker you think will score the most Premier League goals next season?

    You can vote on this page (or by clicking the tab above if you're on a mobile device) from just after 13:00 BST and you have until 15:00 BST to register your choice. We'll tell you who has topped the poll shortly afterwards.

    Usual terms and conditions apply

  83. Fans remember Jerry Collins

    Rugby Union

    Narbonne fans march in memory of Jerry Collins

    Some 1,500 fans of French second-tier side Narbonne took part in a silent march for the late Jerry Collins.

    Former All Black Collins and his wife Alana Madill died in a car crash in France on Friday and their baby daughter, Ayla, is in a critical condition in hospital.

  84. Italia 90 memories

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    Craig Griffiths: Claudio Caniggia running the gauntlet of the Cameroon defence, still watch it on Youtube today!

    Ralph MacGregor: Italia 90 will always be special to me. It's what made me fall in love with the beautiful game. No tournament has ever hit those heights.

    Paul Wallace: David Platt's volley on the spin against Belgium. Mimicked it leaping into my neighbour's pool calling it a 'Splat'.

  85. Juventus debrief

    Football

    Juventus president Andrea Agnelli

    Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has been giving an end-of-season news conference following their domestic double, and Champions League final defeat by Barcelona.

    "We've come to the end of a year that makes us all feel very proud," he said. "I think we've returned to the level where we all want to be.

    "A €315m turnover at the end of 2013-14 enables us to go toe to toe with the biggest European sides on the pitch."

  86. Bent leaves Villa

    Football

    Darren Bent

    Former England striker Darren Bent has been released by Aston Villa, who have offered Dutch defender Ron Vlaar a new deal.

    Bent, joined Villa from Sunderland for a club transfer record of £18m in 2011 and scored 25 goals in 72 appearances.

    The 31-year-old fell out of favour under manager Paul Lambert and spent last season on-loan at Brighton and Derby County.

    Vlaar, 30, is out of contract at the end of the month and has been targeted by several clubs.

  87. Italia 90 memories

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    Ged Lynam: Pat Bonner saving a penalty, David O'Leary scoring one and Toto Schillachi breaking my Irish heart

    Pista: Best thing was An Evening With Gary Lineker. STILL not out on DVD :o(

    Keith Emmerson: Rushing home from school to watch Scotland beat group whipping boys Costa Rica. Didn't exactly go to plan...

    I did the same, Keith. I'm still having nightmares about that day,

  88. Nadal down to 10th

    Tennis

    Rafael Nadal

    Rafael Nadal has slipped to 10th place in the world rankings - his lowest position in a decade - after suffering a quarter-final exit at the French Open.

    Stanislas Wawrinka, who won at Roland Garros, has climbed from ninth to fourth.

    Novak Djokovic remains top and Andy Murray stays third.

  89. Anstey wins six-lap thriller

    Isle of Man TT

    Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race.

    The New Zealander overhauled long-time leader Ian Hutchinson after the pit-stops at the end of the fourth lap to clinch his first 'big bike' success.

    James Hillier, winner Bruce Anstey and Ian Hutchinson after the Superbike race

    Padgett's Honda rider Anstey's winning margin was 10.97 seconds, the Kiwi setting a new race record.

    James Hillier completed the podium after Michael Dunlop crashed without serious injury while lying third.

  90. Italia 90 memories

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    Ben Elliott: My Italia 90 memory is watching the final in Rome with my dad, catching Concorde home & meeting Gary Lineker at the airport.

    Julian Hagger: Gazza, Roger Milla, Carlos Valderrama, New Order World in Motion, Ciao 90 and Nessun Dorma (BBC highlights package). Oh and penalties.

    Freddie Marks: Rene Higuita trying to take on a player and losing near the halfway line against Cameroon. What was he doing?

  91. Italia 90 memories

    Football

    Salvatore Schillaci

    Despite Italia 90 boasting the talents of Diego Maradona and Lothar Matthaus, it was an unheralded Italian who stole the show.

    Salvatore Schillaci was the top scorer with six goals and was named player of the tournament as Italy finished third.

    Just the season before he had made his Serie A debut, a £3m signing for Juventus from Messina and received his first international call-up for the finals at the age of 25.

    In Italy's first first group match he came off the bench to score the winner against Austria and went on to score against the Czechoslovakia, Uruguay, Republic of Ireland, Argentina and England.

    But following the World Cup his form dried up and he only made a further 10 appearances for Italy, eventually leaving Serie A for Japan's J-League.

    These days he runs a youth academy in his home city of Palermo.

  92. Liverpool sign Ings

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    Liam Stones: Liverpool fans need to remember Andy Carroll scored goals in the Championship and in the Premier League and how did he turn out?

  93. Kieswetter explains retirement at 27

    Cricket

    Craig Kieswetter

    Former Somerset and England cricketer Craig Kieswetter says the mental as well as physical scars of his eye injury forced him to retire.

    Kieswetter broke his nose and damaged his eye socket and cheekbone while batting against Northants last July and announced his retirement on Friday.

    "I came back and played a few games and got through on adrenaline and support," the 27-year-old told BBC Points West.

    "I played a T20 comp and realised that physically my eye wasn't quite right."

  94. Get Involved

    Boring quiz

    Sometimes, sport isn't all that exciting. But don't tell anyone.

    Instead, why not have a crack at our quiz on sporting turn offs? It was meant to be 10 questions, but we got bored...

  95. Asher-Smith sounds warning

    Athletics

    Dina Asher-Smith

    Dina Asher-Smith announced herself as a genuine World Championships medal contender by clocking the second-fastest 200m time by a British woman at the Birmingham Diamond League on Sunday.

    It took a photo-finish to settle the top three places, with Asher-Smith in third just behind Asher-Smith's time of 22.30 seconds was a personal best and just one hundredth of a second behind Olympic champion Allyson Felix and winner Jeneba Tarmoh.

    Watch the race here

  96. Big news?

    Football

    Former Everton and England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis tweets: Off to Wembley Stadium now for a very exciting announcement with the FA. Can't say anymore but a game changer for women's football...

    Any ideas?

    Remember you can listen to Rachel's views on BBC Sport's coverage of the Women's World Cup on BBC Three.

  97. Morecambe make triple signing

    Football

    Morecambe have signed midfielders Peter Murphy and Aaron Wildig, as well as defender Adam Dugdale.

    Murphy, 26, and 23-year-old Wildig have agreed two-year deals from Wycombe and Shrewsbury respectively, while 27-year-old Dugdale joins the League Two club from relegated Tranmere on a one-year contract.

  98. Cole on black coaches

    Football

    Andy Cole

    Former Newcastle, Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole says "colour may have been one of the barriers that stopped me going into coaching".

    In a Kicca blog, he said: "It's all about opportunities and people believing in you.

    "When people are talking about qualifications, sometimes it's not always about that. We have seen in the past it's not always about having qualifications to get a job.

    "If your face fits, someone is more than prepared to give you a job."

  99. On this day

    Football

    Francois Omam-Biyik

    Twenty-five years ago Italia 90 got under way with one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history as Cameroon beat defending champions Argentina.

    Why not refresh your memory of that day with this clip?

    Throughout the day we will be recalling the most memorable moments and players from the tournament.

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    Mark Carter: France and Belgium were obviously drinking different water to Ireland and England.

    Belgium warmed up for Friday's vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales with an impressive 4-3 friendly win in Paris.

  101. Hernandez wants game time

    Football

    Javier Hernandez

    Javier Hernandez says he just wants to play football and admits he could leave Manchester United.

    The Mexican striker spent last season on loan at Real Madrid from Old Trafford but made just 11 starts for the La Liga side.

    Real turned down the chance option to make his stay permanent this month and the 27-year-old returns to United where he has one year left on his contract.

    "I want to join a team where I can play and have minutes. If it's at Manchester United or another team, I will be equally happy. My priority is to play."

  102. Toomey on way back

    Horse racing

    Frank Keogh

    BBC Sport

    Good luck to Brian Toomey - granted a professional jump jockey's licence 704 days after the fall at Perth that nearly claimed his life.

    Irishman Toomey suffered a life-threatening head injury after falling heavily while partnering Solway Dandy at Perth.

  103. Question of Sport teaser

    Football

    Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez

    Which three players, other than Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, contributed to Barcelona's 31 Champions League goals this season?

    We'll give you the answers in a little while.

  104. Man Utd are champions - of brand value

    Football

    Manchester United is the world's most valuable football brand, replacing Bayern Munich, according to a report from consultancy Brand Finance.

    Despite winning no trophies again last season the Old Trafford club's brand is estimated to be worth $1.2bn (£789m).

    Six of the top 10 most valuable club brands were English.

    Barcelona, who won the Champions League final on Saturday, slipped two places from last year, to sixth most valuable club.

    Who says the romance is gone from football?

    British money
  105. Coles sparks Derbyshire collapse

    Cricket

    In Division Two, 17 wickets fell on the opening day at Canterbury as Derbyshire suffered a dramatic collapse against Kent.

    After dismissing the hosts for 205, Matt Coles (5-20) then reduced Derbyshire to 0-3, and a total of five visiting batsmen were removed for ducks as they closed on 67-7.

    Two late wickets ensured leaders Lancashire edged day one of their game against Gloucestershire in Bristol as the hosts closed on 15-2 in reply to the Red Rose's 275.

    Northants will resume on 43-0 in reply to Essex's 276, while Leicestershire, who won their first four-day game for almost three years last week, are 35-0 after bowling Surrey out for 261.

  106. Barnsley dump ex-Bayern player

    Football

    Dale Jennings

    Two years ago, Dale Jennings was at Bayern Munich. Today he's been released by League One Barnsley.

    The forward, now 22, joined Bayern from Tranmere in 2011 and two years later moved to Barnsley for £250,000.

    After four goals in 47 league appearances, he has been released by mutual consent.

  107. Most boring sporting events

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    Fraser Thorburn: England 0-0 Algeria at the 2010 World Cup, so boring and mind-numbing it almost got football stopped for good.

    Mary and Dave Smith: Formula 1 motor racing. The cars don't need drivers today, they can be driven from pit wall. No skills required by drivers. Oh for the days of Senna etc.

    Steve Jones: Red Star Belgrade v Marseille in the showpiece 1991 European Cup final. Truly the worst game of all time and it lasted 120 mins, plus penalties.

    Benny Lynch: Rugby game between Australia and France last year finished 6-0. What a yawn fest that was.

  108. Scott to flee on-pitch trouble

    Football

    Jill Scott headbutts Jade Bailey

    England midfielder Jill Scott says she will be running away from any Women's World Cup altercations after recently headbutting an opponent.

    The 28-year-old Manchester City player received the first red card of her career and was banned after clashing with Arsenal's Jade Bailey in April.

    "If you see any confrontations you'll see me running in the complete opposite direction," said Scott before England's opener against France on Tuesday.

    There's probably a happy medium between running away and planting your head on someone, no?

  109. Champions League final

    BBC World Service podcast

    World Service

    Still hungry for more from Berlin? Why not download the BBC World Service podcast, with reaction from Barcelona and Turin?

  110. Redknapp joins Twitter

    Football

    Harry Redknapp on Twitter

    There was us thinking Harry Redknapp was a technophobe and he goes and joins Twitter. Apparently.

    Just three years ago Redknapp said; "I can't work a computer, I don't know what an email is, I can't, I have never sent a fax and I've never even sent a text message."

    But the former Tottenham, West Ham, Southampton and Portsmouth boss - or someone purporting to be him and operating a verified account - has managed to send his first tweet.

    "Redknapp" describes himself as a 'Football Manager, Pundit. Lover of sport.'

  111. Castleford prospect gets new deal

    Rugby league

    Will Maher

    Castleford Tigers have handed a new four-year contract to 19-year-old prop forward Will Maher.

    He was the first player to graduate for the RFL's regional academy programme when he linked up with Castleford in 2013 and has become a first-team regular.

    "I was ecstatic when I heard the news. I'm over the moon as it's something I've wanted to hear for a long time. Just to hear those words that I was to be kept on for a bit longer was just awesome," said Maher.

  112. Most boring sporting events

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    Tom from Hull: The London Marathon about 12 miles in, apart from the odd crocodile

  113. Wigan players forced to change in canteen

    Rugby league

    Wigan v Huddersfield

    Wigan Warriors players were forced to change in a canteen at John Smith's Stadium before Sunday's Super League win at Huddersfield Giants.

    A power cut in the main stand forced Wigan to set up a temporary dressing-room under the north stand.

    "It was just one of those things, we have a motto at Wigan - any time, any place, anywhere," head coach Shaun Wane told the club website. "You can't let things like that affect you so we just got on with it."

  114. Wickets tumble in County Championship

    Cricket

    Yorkshire v Middlesex

    Wickets tumbled on the opening day of the latest round of County Championship matches, with all seven matches already into their second innings.

    In Division One, champions Yorkshire will be looking to Jonny Bairstow (25 not out) and Jack Leaning (20 not out) to try and establish a lead when they resume on 96-4 in reply to Middlesex's 212.

    At Hove, James Vince will start day two unbeaten on 52, with Hampshire 116-4 in reply to Sussex's 251.

    And at Chester-le-Street, Somerset look well placed to build a first innings lead after reaching the close last night on 147-4, trailing Durham by 42 runs, with Johann Myburgh 57 not out.

  115. Magpies to change transfer policy?

    Football

    Steve McClaren

    Steve McClaren wants to sign more proven Premier League players when he takes over as Newcastle boss, according to the Northern Echo.

    The ex-Derby and England boss will sign a four-year contract in the next 48 hours, says the report.

    But he would want a change to their policy of signing relative unknowns from the French league.

    QPR striker Charlie Austin, out-of-contract Manchester City defender Micah Richards and Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel are all targets.

  116. Most boring sporting events

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    Jimmy in Northampton: Never mind the most dull sporting event, what about the most dire shorts ever worn? Wawrinka's yesterday looked like my nan's tea towels from 1985.

    Mary Ainsworth in north London: Any match involving Fulham.

    Bob: Any snooker match ever. How anyone can sit for hours in what is basically a library and watch such a tedious event is beyond me.

  117. Farah reputation could suffer - Warner

    Athletics

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Mohamed Farah celebrates with Galen Rupp of the United States and coach Alberto Salazar

    UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has told BBC Radio 5 live the allegations against coach Alberto Salazar could "dog" Mo Farah's reputation for the rest of his career.

    BBC's Panorama investigation alleged last week Farah's coach had links to illegal doping - a claim Salazar strenuously denies. There is no suggestion of improper conduct from British Olympic champion athlete Farah.

    "If I was a personal friend of Mo's, not the British Athletics chairman, I might have said to him 'the best thing to do is to suspend the relationship for now'," Warner said.

    "However I completely respect the fact that Mo has a great loyalty to his coach and of course as the British Athletics chairman you absolutely can't make a knee-jerk reaction like that because Salazar is innocent until proven guilty."

  118. Get involved

    Liverpool sign Ings

    Ian Brennan: Is Danny Ings really the class of player Liverpool should sign? Doesn't strike me as title-winning potential.

    Hanzlah Hanif: Ings and Milner? Why not buy proven talent, world class talent rather than above average players who require work.

    Stephen Thompson: Two positive signings for Liverpool in Ings and Milner, great way to start the transfer window, get business done early.

  119. Liverpool sign Ings

    Football

    Gary Lineker

    BBC Sport

    "Liverpool are doing much needed business, signing Danny Ings. He's got bags of potential. Wish him well."

  120. Liverpool sign Ings

    Football

    Danny Ings

    Ings has nine caps for England under-21s, with four goals to date and will represent his country at the Under-21 European Championship.

    The tournament in the Czech Republic from 17-30 June.

    England face Portugal in their first match on 18 June and you can follow all the action on Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website.

  121. Most boring sporting events

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    Steven Tribe: Scotland going to Prague without a striker

    Paul Sully: Mayweather Pacman fight

    Leslie Fuller: Synchronised swimming events. Jeeee - I'd rather have a tooth out.

    Lee Longstaff: Kevin Ball's testimonial, Sunderland v Sampdoria's third team (or so it seemed). Ball even missed the obligatory penalty. Vowed never to go to a friendly again. Useful for the players' fitness, garbage as a spectacle.

  122. Sol the new Boris?

    Football/politics

    Sol Campbell

    I know what you've been thinking for the past few months. Why, oh why isn't Sol Campbell running to be Mayor of London? Well great news, he is.

    The former Arsenal and England centre-back, 40, has confirmed his intention to run to replace Boris Johnson after signing up for a hustings (click here to find out what that means) alongside rivals in the contest for the Conservative nomination. And he is bringing some football cliches with him.

    He told the Sun: "I'm going in with my eyes wide open. I know I'm not going to be a frontrunner.

    "I bring something new to the table. This is a whole new road for me, something I can get my teeth into, but I just felt it was something I had to do."

  123. Liverpool sign Ings

    Football

    Danny Ings is Liverpool's second signing of the summer after agreeing a deal for Manchester City midfielder James Milner.

    Here's a quick recap of his career so far...

    • Ings made 130 appearances for the Clarets, scoring 43 goals.
    • He moved to Turf Moor from Bournemouth in August 2011 for a fee of about £1m
    • He scored 21 goals in the Championship as Burnley were promoted in the 2013-14 season.
    • In his debut season in the Premier League he scored 11 goals in 35 games.
  124. Liverpool sign Ings

    Football

    Danny Ings

    More on the Danny Ings deal.

    The 22-year-old has agreed personal terms with Liverpool and will move to Anfield on 1 July.

    As he was out of contract and under 24, Burnley will be entitled to compensation.

  125. Hull finishes nine shots off

    Golf

    Charley Hull

    England's Charley Hull warmed up for this week's Women's PGA Championship by finishing tied for 11th place at the Manulife Classic in Ontario.

    Hull, 19, hit a final round 69 to end on 13 under, nine shots back from the winner - Norway's Suzann Pettersen.

    The teenager has never played in the Women's PGA but will make her debut at the Westchester Country Club in New York.

    The second major of the year starts on Thursday with South Korean Inbee Park going for a hat-trick of wins.

  126. Most boring sporting events

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    Adam Nicholls: OK not cricket as a whole, but Test cricket. Five days and you might not get a result - that's just boring!

    James: I went to a baseball match once... left after six innings it was so dull

    Stephen Jack: Bradley Wiggins riding round the same track for an hour. Mind numbing. No race, no variation - repetitive tedium.

  127. BreakingLiverpool sign Ings

    Football

    Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign England under-21 striker Danny Ings, 22, from Burnley, subject to a medical.

  128. Woe for England's Rose

    Golf

    Justin Rose

    In golf last night, England's Justin Rose lost to Sweden's David Lingmerth in a play-off as Tiger Woods finished last of those who made the cut in the Memorial Tournament.

    Lingmerth, 27, held his nerve to win his first PGA title at the third extra hole after carding a three-under-par 69 to finish 15-under in his final round.

    American Jordan Spieth hit a seven-under final-round 65 to tie for third with Italy's Francesco Molinari (71).

  129. Russia and Qatar could lose World Cups

    Football

    It wouldn't be Sportsday without a Fifa recap.

    Russia and Qatar could lose the 2018 and 2022 World Cups respectively if evidence emerges of bribery, leading Fifa official Domenico Scala has said.

    He said: "Should there be evidence that the awards to Qatar and Russia came only because of bought votes, then the awards could be cancelled."

    Speaking to Swiss newspaper Sonntagszeitung, he added: "Until today, the respective evidence has not been provided."

    Corrected Fifa graphic - showing 14 men indicted in US
  130. Most boring sporting events

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    Omari Sinclair: England v Algeria 2010 World Cup. The highlight was failed stepovers by Emile Heskey. Abysmal spectacle.

    Andrew Nixon: The boring event that I have seen has got to be the Spanish GP in the F1 this season. Where has the overtaking gone?

    Jon Lawson (with the most random suggestion so far): Might not be the absolute worst, but it's definitely up there...

    American football
  131. Barca sign Vidal but he has to wait

    Football

    Aleix Vidal

    Barcelona preparing for life without Dani Alves?

    The European, Spanish and Copa del Rey champions have signed Sevilla right-back Aleix Vidal for a reported fee of £16m - despite their transfer ban.

    The 25-year-old, who has agreed a five-year deal, will not be able to move until January.

    Brazil international Alves is out of contract with strong suggestions he will not sign a new one.

  132. Most boring sporting events

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    Jack Cook: Audley Harrison vs Dan Williams a few years ago. That was awful.

    Stuart Stalley: Thinking about it, yesterday I didn't know the England game was on until 40 mins in, and it seems like I wasn't the only one.

  133. The world is Stan

    Tennis

    L'Equipe

    France's L'Equipe goes in on the French Open final and Stanislas Wawrinka's victory in the final against Novak Djokovic. They also mention France's 4-3 defeat by Belgium in a "match bizarre" and Wiggins's record.

  134. James the main man?

    Football

    Marca

    Spanish paper Marca tells us James Rodriguez will be a key man for Real Madrid under Rafa Benitez next season. They also reflect on the second tier promotion race as Girona missed out on reaching the top flight for the first time in their history thanks to an injury-time goal.

  135. Tevez on the move?

    Football

    Corriere dello Sport

    Italy's Corriere dello Sport tells us Juventus striker Carlos Tevez is leaving - for either Paris St-Germain or Argentine club Boca Juniors.

  136. Most boring sporting events

    Get involved

    On the back of England's 0-0 draw with the Republic of Ireland, we want to know what the most boring sporting events you've ever seen are (and why). And don't just say cricket.

    Let us know on Twitter using #bbcsportsday, text us on 81111 (let us know your name and location) or on our Facebook page.

  137. 'I could have let it defeat me'

    Disability sport

    David Smith

    "You're flat on your back in a hospital bed and the pain is indescribable. There's a hole in your spine where they drilled through your neck and hacked out a tumour the size of a tennis ball. You can't walk. You can't sit up. You can't eat. Be honest - what might you be thinking?"

    BBC Sport's Ben Dirs spoke to bobsleigher turned Paralympic rower turned cyclist David Smith to find out his inspirational story.

  138. Hamilton 'needed' Canada win

    Formula 1

    Lewis Hamilton

    Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton admitted he "needed" victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, after his fourth win in seven races so far this season.

    The Briton lost an apparently certain win in the previous race in Monaco because of a team strategy error and was determined to make amends in Montreal.

    "Did I need this? I think so," he said after his dominant win. "I don't feel I needed to be relieved."

    His win extends his lead to 17 points.

    Read Hamilton's thoughts here.

    Watch race highlights here.

  139. Say what?

    Track cycling

    Bradley Wiggins

    Ever wondered what the closest feeling to having a baby would be for a man? It is of course cycling for a hour really, really fast. If you're Bradley Wiggins.

    The 35-year-old became the fifth person in nine months to break the world record for distance cycled in an hour - completing a distance of 54.526km (33.88 miles).

    "That's the closest I have ever come to what it's like to have a baby. I'm just glad it's done. It was torturous."

  140. LeBron inspires Cavaliers again

    Basketball

    LeBron James

    LeBron James inspired the Cleveland Cavaliers to an overtime 95-93 victory at Golden State Warriors to level up the NBA finals at one game each.

    James scored a 'triple-double' - 39 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists. But Golden State overturned a three-point deficit in the final quarter to send the game into added time.

    The Cavaliers trailed by a point until Matthew Dellavedova's two free throws with 10 seconds remaining tied the best-of-seven series.

    "I tried to give it all to my team-mates. And they do a great job of giving it back to me. Total team effort," said James, 30, who was successful with 11 of his 35 shots from the floor.

  141. Happy birthday

    Javier Mascherano

    Celebrating today are a diverse list of sporting greats, from former England, Yorkshire and Leicestershire captain Ray Illingworth (83) to Barcelona's Argentina international Javier Mascherano (31), and including ex-snooker player Doug Mountjoy (73) and former US Open and Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters (32).

  142. On this day

    Boxing

    Barry McGuigan

    In 1985, Barry McGuigan became the WBA featherweight champion after ending Panamanian Eusebio Pedroza's seven-year reign.

  143. On this day

    Football

    Steve Clarke

    And speaking of Hodgson... exactly three years ago, West Brom confirmed that Steve Clarke would replace the veteran, who had left to become England manager.

  144. Hodgson backs struggling Sterling

    Football

    Raheem Sterling and Roy Hodgson

    England boss Roy Hodgson admits Raheem Sterling's situation at Liverpool has affected his form but says he will not lose faith in the forward.

    Sterling has been criticised for wanting to leave the Reds and rejecting a £100,000-a-week contract with them. The 20-year-old struggled to make an impact in England's 0-0 friendly draw with Republic of Ireland on Sunday and was booed by home fans.

    "He is going through a bad time publicly but I have no reservations about playing him," Hodgson said.

    "He has done some fantastic things for us. Against Ireland he maybe did not hit those heights but it will take a lot before I and the English national team lose faith in him."

  145. No easy games in football - except this one

    Football

    Germany celebrate

    Want to see a team score 10 goals in a World Cup match? Rhetorical question - of course you do.

    Germany thrashed Ivory Coast in the Women's World Cup in Canada, with Celia Sasic and Anja Mittag scoring a hat-trick each.

    "We had judged them to be better than they were today," said Germany coach Silvia Neid.

    "We must forget the score from today, forget the negative points, and learn from this," said Ivory Coast coach Clementine Toure.

  146. On this day

    Football

    Kaka

    In 2009, Kaka left AC Milan to sign for Real Madrid on a six-year deal for a reported fee of around £59m.

  147. On this day

    Tennis

    Rafael Nadal

    In 2008, Rafael Nadal thrashed world number one Roger Federer 6-1 6-3 6-0 to win a fourth consecutive men's singles crown at the French Open.

  148. Gossip column

    But what's inside the newspapers, eh? Well that's where our gossip column comes in.

    Here's some of the highlights.

    Manchester United's hopes of signing Barcelona defender Dani Alves appear to be over after the 32-year-old admitted his "pleasure" in a reported offer from AC Milan. (Talksport)

    United are set to try to outbid Chelsea for the signature of Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson with the 22-year-old set to attract offers around £30m. (Daily Star)

    Manchester City are set to pay £40m to bring Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, 23, back to the Premier League. The Belgium international previously played for Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)

  149. Back pages

    Telegraph

    Bradley Wiggins may have four Olympic gold medals and won a Tour de France but the Daily Telegraph tell us that setting a world track record for longest distance cycled in 60 minutes was his "finest hour".

  150. Back pages

    The Times

    Over to the Times and Sebastian Coe has backed his "good friend" Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah's coach, who was implicated in a BBC Panorama doping documentary.

    There's also a crossword... if you complete it from this screengrab, you officially have the world's best eyesight.

  151. Back pages

    Daily Mail

    The Daily Mail say Mo Farah has been accused of letting down fans after cancelling his Diamond League appearance in Birmingham and flying to the USA to talk to his coach.

    ITV tweeted to apologise for showing Republic of Ireland 0-0 England.

  152. Back pages

    Star

    The Daily Star go in on England's classic 0-0 draw against the Republic of Ireland. England's Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling was booed by (presumably the Reds-supporting contingent) of the Dublin crowd and Roy Hodgson has told him to toughen up to get through his confidence problem.

  153. Back pages

    Independent

    i Sport (ie the Independent's smaller newspaper, not some new Apple invention) lead on Bradley Wiggins breaking a world record for how long people will watch one man cycle around a track on his own. And how far someone can cycle in an hour - he broke that too.

  154. Post update

    Hello and welcome to Sportsday, BBC Sport's rolling news service.

    Over the next 11 or so hours, we will bring you the latest sports news, reaction and previews. But first some sports pages from the national newspapers.