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  1. ParalympicsGB surpass 100-medal mark in Rio
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By Matt Davis and Libby Dawes

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Haseeb Hameed, Ben Duckett and Zafar Ansari

Teenager Haseeb Hameed, Ben Duckett and Zafar Ansari are named in the England Test squad for the tour of Bangladesh starting next month.

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Keep it BBC Sport for all the latest Paralympics from Rio and Europa League action. 

'The path is not always straight'


'Sport is not all about winning medals, it's about the legacy'

Richard Whitehead, who retained his T42 200m Olympic title in Rio, will be aiming for a golden double in the T42 100m final at 22:17 BST on Thursday night.

He's been talking to Get Inspired about his journey in athletics.

Why not take at how you can get into athletics or running

'The Europa League is not the competition we want' - Mourinho

Feyenoord v Man Utd (18:00 BST)

Jose Mourinho explains decision to rest Wayne Rooney

United make eight changes

Feyenood v Man Utd (18:00 BST)

Manchester United make eight changes to the team that lost to Manchester City.

In come Darmian, Smalling, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Herrera, Mata, Martial and Rashford.

Out go Blind, Shaw, Valencia, Fellaini, Mkhitaryan, Lingard, Rooney and Ibrahimovic.

GB women set to play-off for bronze

Rio Paralympics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

It looks like the GB women will be in the bronze medal play-off at the wheelchair basketball.

They trail the USA 67-49 going into the final quarter of their semi-final. The USA have just been too strong on the day.

Team news

Feyenoord v Man Utd (18:00 BST)

Here's the #MUFC team to play Feyenoord... #UEL

Here's the #MUFC team to play Feyenoord... #UEL

Swansea news conference

Southampton v Swansea (Sun, 14:15 BST)

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Francesco Guidolin started with a 3-5-2 formation against Chelsea but switched to 4-3-3  after Chelsea took the lead on 18 minutes. 

Swansea eventually drew 2-2 and Guidolin said: "For me it is about working in a different way and shape. In my opinion we have the right characteristics to play different ways. 

"What is important is mentality, not the players' position.

"We played well for the first 18 minutes against Chelsea, but not after they scored.

"After 30 minutes we needed a reaction and I decided to make a tactical change.

"A lot of managers have made a change before half-time. It's not a good moment, and it wasn't an easy decision for me. 

"I have managed a lot of games, because my career is very long, and I have used a lot of formations. 

"We could play with the same formation (on Sunday)." 

Remember him?


Ryan: benvido ao #DÉPOR1617, benvido #ánosahistoria

Ryan: benvido ao #DÉPOR1617, benvido #ánosahistoria

Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel has joined La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna.

The 29-year-old joined Liverpool from Ajax for £11.5m in 2007 and scored 22 goals but failed to earn a regular first-team spot.

He was sold to Hoffenheim in January 2011, before moves to Ajax, Turkish side Kasımpasa and  UAE club Al Ain.

Babel scored five goals in 43 caps for the Netherlands.

Basketball's teenage kicks

Rio Paralympics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

Reaching the semi-finals of the wheelchair basketball competition is no mean achievement when you are only a teenager!

Charlotte Moore is one of four teenagers on the GB team - she celebrated her 18th birthday on Tuesday, the day of the quarter-final win over China - and her family are very proud of her.

"She's worked so hard to get here," dad Kester told me. "She was at London 2012 as part of the Paralympic inspiration programme but to be here and in the semi-finals is fantastic."

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GB's youngest supporters?

Rio Paralympics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

I think I've found some of the youngest GB supporters in Rio!

Twins Ivy and Bertie, who are just eight months old, are here with mum Rachel Strange supporting their auntie Clare Griffiths, who is part of the women's wheelchair basketball squad in her fifth Games.

Also, here is five-month-old Amber Oakes - another of Griffiths' nieces.

The Strange family
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Weir finishes sixth

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GB women trail at half-time

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Half-time in the women's wheelchair basketball semi-final and GB trail the USA 41-36.

The USA have pulled away in the last couple of minutes of the half with Rebecca Murray and Desiree Miller doing a lot of the damage.

Helen Freeman has 12 points for GB with Amy Conroy on 11.

A Question of Sport Teaser

Earlier we asked you to name the four teams beginning with C that are in the top 20 of the current Fifa rankings?  

The answers are of course Colombia (4th), Chile (6th), Croatia (14th) and Costa Rica (18th).

Close at the wheelchair basketball

Rio Paralympics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

It's tight here after the opening quarter of the women's wheelchair basketball semi-final with Great Britain and the USA tied at 18-18.

Helen Freeman leads the GB scoring with 12 points while Desiree Miller has managed the same for the USA.

The two sides met in a couple of friendlies at the end of June with the USA winning both times - so the GB women have revenge on their minds!

Weir reveals retirement date

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David Weir has finished 6th in the T54 800m in what he says will be his "last individual track race". 

"I don't know what's gone wrong - well I do know what's gone wrong but I will leave that for another time," he said.

He went onto say the 2017 London Marathon will also be his last ever race. 

More to follow. 

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David Weir in 800m now...

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Face painting?!? SOLD

If you’re coming to @England game at Notts Co with 5-16-yr-olds, go to @FA fanzone 5-7pm. Face-painting, hair styling, football games, etc.

Swansea news conference

Southampton v Swansea (Sun, 14:15 BST)

Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin is hopeful record-signing Borja will be available for Sunday's trip to St Mary's.

The Spanish striker is still waiting to make his debut after suffering with a thigh problem following his £15.5million move from Atletico Madrid in August. 

"He is training with us and I hope to have him available for Sunday," Guidolin said.

"I want to see him train with intensity and confidence. I hope to see him in this condition as soon as possible because we need him. 

"He is a good player but it is important in this period not to rush him if he's not ready." 

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Brown back in action

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England full-back Mike Brown is set to play for the first time this season after being admitted to hospital with a virus which meant he lost 6kgs in weight.

Brown has now recovered and is expected to feature in Harlequins’ Premiership match at Exeter on Saturday. 

“I had an infection in my shoulder, and ended up with septicaemia in my blood,” Brown told BBC 5 live.

“I spent a few days in hospital, which wasn’t the best, but back into it now and it’s all fine,” he added.

“It’s always worrying when you end up in hospital, but once I was in there and we knew what it was, I took the time to relax and get better.”

Brown missed Quins’ first two matches of the season, the victory over Bristol and the defeat by Sale, while he recuperated.

Get Involved - Music to get you pumped up


Simon Wagbe: This one's for you by David Guetta ft Zara Larsson is the perfect music before a match  

Lake: 'This One's For You' David Guetta and Zara Larsson

You lot! Stop it!

Oh, you aren't joking....?

GB teams ready for action

Rio Paralympics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

The atmosphere is pumping at the Rio Olympic Arena on what is a massive day for the Great Britain men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams.

Both are in semi-final action with the women taking on the USA shortly while the men face Spain at 21:30 BST.

This is new territory for the women's side, which features four teenagers, while the men will be hoping to reach the gold medal match for the first time since 1996 in Atlanta.

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Gold - Natasha Baker

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Another gold for ParalympicsGB - Natasha Baker in the Individual Champion test Paralympic Dressage Grade II on Cabral. 

Dressage riders usually rely on a secret language of minute lower-half squeezes and taps to guide their horse and conduct the choreography.  

"I can't use my legs at all when I ride so I have to talk to my horses to get them going," the woman nicknamed 'the Horse Whisperer' told the Daily Mirror.

"I can make the smallest of noises and they know what I want them to do."

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Starc suffers freak injury


Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc has had a minor operation on his left leg after a freak training ground accident.

The 26-year-old hit his left shin on a piece of equipment during a training drill in Sydney and required 30 stitches. 

Starc was rested from Australia's one-day international tour of South Africa, which begins later this month, but Cricket Australia remains 'hopeful' he will regain fitness before they host the Proteas in November. 

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Silver - Alex Zanardi

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Italy's former F1 driver Alex Zanardi takes silver in the men's H5 road race, 15 years to the day since the racing accident that lead to him losing his legs.


Get Involved - Music to get you pumped up


John Taylor: The Arsenal squad listen to the theme tune to Casualty...

I'm afraid we are going to need proof. 

If you are an Arsenal player and can verify this, please make yourself known... 

England women


The Lionesses take on Estonia tonight at Meadow Lane in Nottingham (KO 19:05 BST). 

Can they repeat their 8-0 win from the reverse fixture last September?

Highlights: Estonia 0-8 England

Teenager Hameed to be named in England squad


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Lancashire's 19-year-old opener Haseeb Hameed is set to be named in England's squad for their tour to Bangladesh when it is announced on Friday.

If he plays in the first Test, Hameed will become only the second teenager to appear in the longer form of the game for England since 1949.

England play two Tests and three one-day internationals in Bangladesh, beginning on 7 October.

Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales have opted out of the tour over security concerns.

"Look at me now!"

Four years ago Anne Dickins was volunteering as a games maker in London. 

Today, she won a Paralympic gold medal. 

"Never in a million years did I think I would be a para-canoeist but look at me now. Go out and live your dreams," she said. 

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Get Involved - Music to get you pumped


George Hardie: Breathe - The Prodigy before rugby games, my team mate bizarrely went for a bit of pre match Swan Lake!

Costa Star-LeGooglé: Born Slippy by Underworld. The drums! It's the drums... If you don't get fired up by that, you have no heart.

Barry Kane: Ace of Spades - Motorhead. Only the intro is needed to get you flying. 

Jason Mould: Jorge Quintero - 300 violin Orchestra. As loud as possible.

We have just had a listen to this. It's true. We are off for a 64-mile run now...

Reaction after Chippington takes gold

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A heart warming exchange...


Great Britain's Martyn Rooney is set to retrospectively receive a bronze medal from the 4x400m relay at the 2008 Olympics, along with team-mates Andrew Steele, Robert Tobin and Michael Bingham, following a Russian doping offence.

Today, Rooney received a congratulatory tweet from World Champion triple jumper Christian Taylor.  This was followed swiftly by a thanks tweet from Rooney.... 


Huge shout out to @MartynRooney for getting the Olympic Bronze medal he deserved!Thanks to all the people that worked hard behind the scenes

@Taylored2jump thanks man, @iocmedia and @iaaforg came through!


Retirement home Olympics
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It's been/still is a summer of sport with the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio, and now care home residents in Switzerland are getting in on the act with their own "elderly Olympics".

Twelve retirement homes in the north-west canton of Jura sent teams to the Games, where elderly people faced off in five disciplines, the RTS public broadcaster reports. 

From hammering nails into a block of wood, to a walking-frame slalom, 120 elderly men and women battled it out for supremacy at the event in Bassecourt.

True to tradition, there was an Olympic "flame" - a billowing silk one on this occasion - and an oath. Competitors pledged to compete "without doping and without drugs", although perhaps not without medication, Le Matin newspaper notes.

Everton news conference

Everton v Middlesbrough (Sat, 17:30 BST)

Ronald Koeman gave some team news for Saturday.

He said new signing Enner Valencia could make his debut against Boro, while Darren Gibson, James McCarthy and other long-term absentees won't be available.

And that's your lot from Everton today.

Everton news conference

Everton v Middlesbrough (Sat, 17:30 BST)

Ronald Koeman says Gareth Barry, 35, will make his 600th Premier League appearance against Middlesbrough.

"It is amazing, 19 seasons in a row, that is fantastic," Koeman said.

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Everton news conference

Everton v Middlesbrough (Sat, 17:30 BST)

Ronald Koeman on England midfielder Ross Barkley, who was substituted at half-time during Everton's 3-0 win at Sunderland on Monday.

"There was a reason to take Ross Barkley off at half-time, he didn't play well lost too many balls, players of that quality can't lose those kind of balls. I had a talk with Ross, he needs to improve and we will see at the weekend.

"He understands, we showed him the clips and there is no escape.

"You look to his qualities he needs to be the key player between defenders and strikers, in a position to create and defensively be part of a team - in all aspects he can and needs to improve."

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Everton news conference

Everton v Middlesbrough (Sat, 17:30 BST)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman says the Champions League is not a "realistic" target for the club. But he says they can "fight for Europe".

The Toffees are third in the Premier League table with a draw and three wins from their opening four games.

Strictly training taking its toll...


Strictly Come Dancing training looks exhausting.

Team GB gymnast, Claudia Fragapane will be dancing on her first show next Saturday (24, September) with dance partner AJ, but he appears to have killed her off before the show even starts.