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Summary

  1. Sunderland give Sam Allardyce permission to speak to the FA about England job
  2. Celtic lose to part-timers in Champions League second qualifying round, first leg
  3. Rio 2016: Justin Rose and Danny Willett in GB men's golf team, Charley Hull and Catriona Matthew in women's
  4. Jo Pavey, 42, included in Team GB's athletics Rio 2016 squad
  5. GET INVOLVED: Your club's most embarrassing defeat #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Kris Holland and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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  1. Over and out

    Right - that's your lot for Wednesday's Sportsday.

    Since 08:00 BST we've learned:

    Thanks for being with us, we'll do it all again on Thursday...

  2. Practice at Royal Troon

    The Open Championship

    @JSenior88 being Jack Senior...

  3. Three Scots more named in GB athletics team

    Athletics

    Three more Scots have been added to the Great Britain Olympic athletics team, taking the total up to 15.

    Laura Whittle, third at the British trials, joins compatriots Steph Twell and Eilish McColgan in the 5,000m.

    Mark Dry

    Hammer throwers Mark Dry and Chris Bennett have also been granted selectors' picks for places in Rio.

    It is the highest Scottish representation in track and field since the 1908 London Games, with GB sending an 80-strong team to Brazil.

  4. 'Huge' economic boost forecast from Open

    Golf

    Royal Troon

    VisitScotland has predicted a "huge" economic boost for the country from this week's Open golf championship at Royal Troon.

  5. Cook looks forward to Ball debut

    Cricket

    England captain Alastair Cook says he is looking forward to see how Nottinghamshire bowler Jake Ball does in the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's.

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    Video caption: England v Pakistan: Alastair Cook looks forward to Jake Ball debut
  6. Froome stays in yellow

    Tour de France

    Peter Sagan; Chris Froome

    Peter Sagan won his second stage of the 2016 Tour de France as Chris Froomeextended his overall lead at the end of stage 11. 

    Slovak Sagan beat Froome in a sprint finish after the pair were amongst a four-man breakaway group in the final 13km that took the other overall contenders by surprise. 

    Froome gained six seconds on his rivals as well as picking up six more bonus seconds at the end of a rapid 162.5km stage from Carcassonne to Montpellier. 

  7. Spieth is a classy guy - Willett

    Golf

    It is a big weekend for golf fans coming up with the Open from Royal Troon starting tomorrow.

    Masters Champion Danny Willett has been talking to BBC Sport's Dan Walker before the competition starts about his emerging friendship with on-course rival Jordan Spieth and his desire to add the famous Claret Jug to his Green Jacket.

    Watch the interview in the video below.

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    Video caption: The Open 2016: Jordan Spieth is 'classy guy' - Danny Willett
  8. Striker Bradshaw asks to leave Walsall

    Football

    Tom Bradshaw

    Walsall are set to lose key striker Tom Bradshaw after the Wales international hands in a transfer request.

  9. Get Involved #bbcsportsday

    Your club's most embarrassing defeat

    Pete Chambers: Losing 2-1 to Birmingham in the 89th minute at the 2011 League Cup Final... still bitter about it 5 years down the line...

    Daniel Woods: Colchester United losing 6-0 to Chesterfield away on a cold and wet Tuesday night. Pure humiliation.

    Alex Burgess: As a Derby fan probably losing 4-0 at home to an also relegated Reading on the final day of THAT season  

  10. BreakingNorwich sign Liverpool's Canos

    Football

  11. BreakingSagan wins stage 11

    Tour de France

    Slovak Peter Sagan wins stage 11 of the Tour de France in Montpellier.

  12. Stage 11 closing stages

    Tour de France

    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    The end of stage 11 from Carcassonne to Montpellier is nearing.

    There won't be a fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour for Mark Cavendish after he encountered a gear problem.

    So who will prosper?

    Listen live.

  13. Mourinho the magician?

    Football

    Bill Rice

    BBC Radio Manchester

    Jose Mourinho will have to be like Dynamo the magician for Manchester United to win the Premier League title in his first season at Old Trafford.

    That's the view of former Reds striker Andy Cole, who's told BBC Radio Manchester he’s not sure his old club will be favourites to regain the trophy when the new campaign starts...

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    Video caption: Andy Cole says Jose Mourinho would be like Dynamo if he leads Manchester United to title.
  14. Conte getting stuck in at Chelsea

    Football

  15. Pre-season continues...

    Football

    AFC Bournemouth are one of many clubs taking in a pre-season tour ahead of the 2016-17 season.

    Temperatures have exceeded 30 degrees Celsius in Chicago on the latest leg of their United States tour.

    What a novelty for British readers, warm weather...in the summer!

  16. Question of Sport teaser

    #QSTeaser

  17. Bundy-Davies named in Olympics squad

    Athletics

    Seren Bundy-Davies

    Wales will have just one track and field athlete at an Olympics for the first time since 1952 after Seren Bundy-Davies is named in Team GB squad for Rio 2016.

  18. Wednesday's Wallace signs new deal

    Football

    Ross Wallace

    Sheffield Wednesday winger Ross Wallace has signed a new contract to stay with the Championship club until 2018.

  19. European champion to Olympic champion?

    Athletics

    Dina Asher-Smith is one of two British women to be running in the 200m at the Rio Olympics, and she goes in great form after winning her first major title at the European Championships earlier this month.

    Watch that success with that video here.

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    Video caption: Britan's Dina Asher-Smith wins first major title
  20. Russian swimmer's doping charge dropped

    Swimming

    Swimming's governing body has been criticised after dropping a doping charge against Russia's Yulia Efimova.

    Efimova, who won 200m breaststroke bronze at London 2012, could compete at the Rio Olympics after a provisional ban - imposed following a positive test for meldonium - was lifted by Fina.

    Plymouth-based Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte, one of Efimova's biggest rivals, was among those to voice their disappointment at the ruling...