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Richard Winton and Mike Minay

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Thanks for joining us today, but just because we are off it doesn't mean the live sport stops there. 

    All the action and the build-up starts at 17:30 BST for the football where you can take your pick from the FA Cup (Manchester United v West Ham, kick-off 19:00 BST), Premier League (Crystal Palace v Everton, 20:00 BST), and Champions League (kick off 19:45 BST).

    There's also swimming from Glasgow with the British Championships (18:30 BST). There's full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. 

    We'll be back in the morning with reaction to all of the above and keeping you up to date with all the days events as it happens. 

    Slaven Bilic and Louis Van Gaal
  2. Irish minister wants MMA legislation

    Irish Minister of Sport Michael Ring says he plans to regulate mixed martial arts in the country following the death of fighter Joao Carvalho on Monday.

    The Portuguese died in Dublin after spending 48 hours in a critical condition following a bout. "Clearly there's a problem," the Irish Sports Minister told RTE Radio 1's Today with Sean O'Rourke.

  3. Lock, stock and two Nigel Pearsons?


    Vinnie Jones

    Could Vinnie Jones play the part of Nigel Pearson in the Jamie Vardy movie? The Leicester Mercury think so...

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    Thanks for all your entries today, here's some final classics to round off our wonderful football food menu...

    Football Food Pun: 'Chichoritos' weren't on the menu this year, Louis Van Gaal doesn't like little pea flavoured Mexican food.

    Matthew Birch: After so much food we're all going to need to go on a Diet-mar Hamann

  5. Live coverage on BBC Sport


    Elizabeth Simmonds

    World champion Adam Peaty secured his place at the Rio Olympics with gold at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow on Tuesday. We have more coverage today on the BBC Sport website and smart phone app...

    British Swimming Championships (18:30-20:30 BST) - Listen to Radio 5 live sports extra coverage of day two of the British Swimming Championships from Tollcross, Glasgow. 

    Elizabeth Simmonds is competing in the women’s 100m backstroke while there's also the men’s 200m butterfly and women’s 200m breaststroke. Chris Walker-Hebborn and Liam Tancock are competing in the men’s 100m backstroke.

  6. Topley out for Sri Lanka test


    More Cricket news and England left-arm seamer Reece Topley has been ruled out for six to eight weeks by the fractured right hand he sustained making his debut in bat for Hampshire on Sunday. 

    The blow rules Topley out of at least the start of England's Test series with Sri Lanka, although he was unlikely to have made his Test debut in the rubber. He should recover in time for the limited-overs internationals against Sri Lanka, beginning in late June. 

    Reece Topley
  7. Team News

    Crystal Palace v Everton (20:00 BST)

    Crystal Palace forward Emmanuel Adebayor has returned to fitness and is in the squad to face Everton in Wednesday's re-arranged fixture.

    James McArthur is back in training but will not be considered for this match.

    Everton captain Phil Jagielka will miss the game because of a hamstring injury and is a doubt for the FA Cup semi-final on 23 April.

    Tom Cleverley will be assessed after suffering a minor injury at the weekend, but Ross Barkley is fit.

    Emmanuel Adebayor
  8. IPL to reschedule games


    The Bombay High Court has ordered the Indian Premier League to shift 13 games from the drought-hit state of Maharashtra to ease the water crisis there. 

    It has followed a public interest litigation filed by a non-profit group which contended that a lot of water would be wasted in watering the pitches. 

    The court ordered games scheduled from April 30 in the cities of Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur to be shifted out, including the final which is scheduled for Mumbai on May 29.  

  9. Team news

    West Ham v Manchester United (19:00 BST)

    West Ham will be without Diafra Sakho for Wednesday's FA Cup quarter-final replay against Manchester United.

    Hammers manager Slaven Bilic insists a knee injury - rather than a rift - will keep the forward out for a week.

    Wayne Rooney returned after two months out with a knee injury for Manchester United's Under-21 side on Monday and could be involved at Upton Park.

    Phil Jones will also be assessed along with Timothy Fosu-Mensah, who was injured in Sunday's loss at Tottenham.

    Wayne Rooney
  10. A legend bows out


    Later on Wednesday marks the last game in an LA Lakers shirt for Kobe Bryant. After 48,576 minutes on court, over 20 NBA seasons, Bryant will have his last hurrah against Utah Jazz.

    Kobe Bryant

    To mark the occasion, a chap called Kendrick Lamar "has voiced words by the writer Scoop Jackson over his Untitled 07 track from his latest album Untitled Unmastered". 

    I don't understand any of that sentence but if you do, good luck to you...

  11. Rio concern for Oliver


    Jack Oliver

    British weightlifter Jack Oliver is out of European weightlifting championships in Norway due to a suspected dislocated elbow.

    The 25-year-old was hurt attempting to lift 178kg in Wednesday's 77kg event.

    Oliver is the British record holder but now faces and anxious wait to see if the injury is serious enough to rule him out of the Olympics.

  12. 'Windbags united'

    Formula 1

    It's all about the food today... the Formula 1 drivers appear to have gathered for some dinner in Shanghai before this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix.

    World championship leader Nico Rosberg also had a playful dig at the sport's boss Bernie Ecclestone who recently described them as "windbags" for complaining about how F1 is run.

  13. Guess the score...

    Crystal Palace v Everton (20:00 BST)

    It's the highest in the Premier League. 

    Crystal Palace and Everton
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    Mark: Gael Quichey, Graziano Paella, Lasagne Diarra, Caviar Hernandez

    Michal Kozoil: Man Utd's menu has to be as boneless as the team.

    Lucy Bell: Whatever it was, the menu would be something Clasie, eaten by the few and not the Mané.

  15. Highlights: Man Utd 1-1 West Ham


    Ahead of Wednesday night's FA Cup quarter-final replay between West Ham and Manchester United, remind yourself of the action from the original fixture. Anthony Martial scored late to earn his side the replay after Dimitri Payet's wonderful free-kick put West Ham in front at Old Trafford.

    How to follow: Watch live on BBC One from 19:00, listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website.  

  16. Djokovic loses


    As mentioned at 16:05, it's the first time since August that Novak Djokovic has been knocked out of a tournament before a final since being beaten by Ivo Karlovic in the Doha quarter-final in the first event of 2015.    

    Earlier this year Djokovic was forced to retire from his Dubai Tennis Championships quarter-final against Feliciano Lopez due to an eye problem. 

  17. BreakingDjokovic out of Monte Carlo masters


    Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic has been knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters in the second round. He's lost to the Czech world number 55 Jiri Vesely 6-4, 6-2, 6-4. 

    It's the first time the Serbian world number one has lost a completed match since August.

  18. Round Two


    Seconds out... Tyson Fury has been verbal sparring again towards Anthony Joshua, this time calling him a  "pumped up weightlifter" at a media event. Just over a week ago Fury sparked an exchanged of words after calling the new IBF heavyweight champion "useless".

    Fury called out Joshua immediately after the victory, labelling him "slow" and "ponderous" on Twitter, and he continued his war of words with the London 2012 gold medallist on Wednesday.  

    He also warned Wladimir Klitschko of "another hiding" in their re-match this summer. 

    Tyson Fury
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    Ladies and gentlemen, Alex has just won today - thoroughly impressive sir...