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Neil Johnston and Michael Emons

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  1. Goodbye

    That's all for Thursday's Sportsday.

    Many thanks for your company - especially those who sent us your football chants. We're back again on Friday at 08:00 BST for all the build-up to the start of Euro 2016.

    Who's excited?

  2. BreakingNadal out of Wimbledon



    Rafael Nadal will miss this summer's Wimbledon because of a wrist injury.

    The Spaniard had to withdraw from the French Open after sustaining the injury in a second-round match.

    A statement said Nadal's left wrist will continue to be 'immobilised' for two weeks.

    "After that the player will start an anti inflammatory rehabilitation and physiotherapy based treatment once the cast is removed," the statement added.

  3. England pass 200

    We're coming to an end on Sportsday but don't forget we have live text commentary from Lord's as England face Sri Lanka in the third and final Test. England are currently 218-5.

  4. Tributes to Hamza Ali


    BBC Radio Solent

    Hampshire all-rounder Gareth Berg has called young fast bowler Hamza Ali "100% committed as a bowler and player". 

    Berg captained the seamer, who died aged 20, in a number of games this season.

    "I haven't seen many trialists like him at his age that knew exactly what he wanted to do with the ball," Berg told BBC Radio Solent. 

    "He delivered it 99% of the time in the games I captained. He was always listening to you and soaked it up like a sponge when you gave him any feedback.

    "He was a talented cricketer and I was really hoping good things would come to him."

  5. Bristol City sign O'Neil from Norwich


    Gary O'Neil

    Midfielder Gary O'Neil signs for Championship club Bristol City on a free transfer from recently relegated Norwich City.

  6. A tour of our studios


  7. Watch the BBC's opening titles


    Only one day to go. Only one day to go!

    And now you can have a look at BBC's opening titles that will be shown on all of our programmes during the Euro 2016 tournament. Enjoy.

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    Video caption: Euro 2016: Opening titles to the UEFA tournament in France
  8. Bale says Wales are no one-man team

    Euro 2016

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales in Dinard, France


    Wales are often described as a one-man team. When you consider Gareth Bale scored seven and assisted two of their 11 goals in qualifying for Euro 2016, you can see why there would be such claims.

    But the 26-year-old offered a firm rebuttal on Thursday , saying the brotherly bond in the Wales squad means they are not overly-reliant on their talismanic forward.

  9. 'Every manager wants Defoe'

    Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce on striker Jermain Defoe extending his contract until 2019: "Jermain is one of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the Premier League and is a player that every manager would want to have in their team."

    Allardyce tells the club's website: "He proved that beyond doubt last season by scoring 15 league goals, he is in fantastic physical condition and we are very pleased that we have been able to extend his stay with us.”

  10. England v Sri Lanka third Test update


    England are currently 182-5, with Jonny Bairstow moving past 50, after captain Alastair Cook earlier made 85.

    But, as you can see in this clip, Bairstow is living dangerously and was nearly run out.

    Follow our full live text commentary, including action clips, here.

  11. BreakingDefoe signs new Sunderland deal


    Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe, 33, signs new contract extension until 2019.

  12. Winning start for France?

    Euro 2016


    National security threats, accusations of racism, sex-tape blackmail plots involving star players, late injuries to key squad members… it is fair to say the build-up to Euro 2016 has not gone exactly to plan for France coach Didier Deschamps.

    Click here for a full preview of France v Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016

  13. Get Involved #bbcsportsday

    Make up and send us your football chants

    We asked for your new chants. Well Jonathan Chirnside has gone even further with a whole song dedicated to Northern Ireland. 

    Good effort. But just why do you have a picture of former Scotland manager Craig Brown on your guitar?

    Here's Jonny...

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  14. On the road to Euro 2016

    Euro 2016


    Thousands of Northern Ireland fans are on their way to France for Euro 2016.

    But how are they getting there?

    Lee Brooks and his five friends have set off in a revamped second-hand caravan which includes a tribute to Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg, who plays for Wigan Athletic.

    "I am a chef, that's why I ripped out the cooker," he says. "I don't want to cook on holiday, I feel I'm already doing enough with the driving."

    Read more about how Northern Ireland's fans are making their way to France

  15. Live rowing chat now


    Our reporter Alistair Magowan has been at the announcement of the British rowing squad for this summer's Olympics.

    Now you can watch him talk to several members of the squad, who will be discussing their chances of glory in Rio and answering your questions.

    Click here to watch, via the BBC Sport Facebook page.

    Helen Glover
    Image caption: Will Helen Glover be able to win another Olympic medal? Well, why not ask her and see what she thinks.
  16. 'Can't wait to get back to work'

    Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has a message for his fans after agreeing a new one-year deal with the club.

  17. 'Big question marks'


    "England are a funny batting side - they've got two world-class players in Cook and Root, but deep down they know that two, three and five are a wobble," says Geoffrey Boycott on BBC Test Match Special. "There are big question marks." 

    England are 165-5 at tea on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka.

    Click here for live text commentary of the action at Lord's

  18. Durrant to leave Rangers


    Ian Durrant is to end his long association with Rangers as part of a coaching reshuffle.

    He spent last season in charge of the Under-20 development squad, but will not return for the start of pre-season training. Durrant spent 14 years as a player at Rangers, before returning as a coach in 2005.

  19. Gibson signs new Everton deal

    No manager but Everton announce midfielder Darron Gibson has extended his contract until 2018.

  20. 'Few steps to go'

    Alistair Magowan

    BBC Sport

    "So no Katherine Grainger or Vicky Thornley in the GB announcement.

    "But performance director Sir David Tanner said its his "confident intention" to get them back in their women's double sculls boat for Rio despite their poor form this season.  "Cryptically, he also said there were a "few steps to go" but added that the decision was only made on the same day as the team announcement, so the fact they were not included was more down to a timing issue after they tested to try and make the women's eight crew on Monday."

    GB rowing