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Sterling saves point for Man City against Everton as both sides end with 10 men

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Raheem Sterling salvages a point for 10-man Manchester City as Everton are denied victory after Wayne Rooney scores his 200th Premier League goal.

Eniola Aluko: England striker speaks out on 'bullying' claims

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Striker Eniola Aluko speaks to the BBC about the "bullying and discrimination" she says she was subjected to by England head coach Mark Sampson.

Azarenka pulls out of US Open over 'family situation'

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Victoria Azarenka confirms she will miss the US Open because of an "ongoing family situation" after separating from the father of her child.

Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome takes red jersey as Vincenzo Nibali wins third stage

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Britain's Chris Froome takes the red jersey and leads the Vuelta a Espana, as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins the third stage.

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Winston-Salem Open: Britain's Kyle Edmund through to second round

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British number two Kyle Edmund is through to the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with a straight-set win over Thomas Fabbiano.

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Nadal's world number one return 'a special day'

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The 15-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal says his return to world number one after a long injury battle is a "special day".

One for the price of two - is time-wasting leaving fans short-changed?

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A 90-minute match on Saturday contained only 47 minutes and 40 seconds of actual football - so are fans being left short-changed?

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 live

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UK radio listeners will be able to hear commentary of Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor from Las Vegas on Saturday on BBC Radio 5 live.

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Alleged doping cover-up: Athletics officials have life bans upheld by Cas

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Three athletics officials have their life bans for an alleged doping cover-up upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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Lukas Podolski: Ex-Arsenal and Germany striker considers legal action over photo error

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Former Arsenal and Germany forward Lukas Podolski considers legal action after a right-wing website Breitbart printed a photo of him with an article about illegal immigration.

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Grimsby Town fans asked 'to show bras' to Stevenage security

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Grimsby Town fans were "treated as animals" by security staff at a League Two match, it is claimed.

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Swimmer gives up race to stage one-man minute's silence for attack victims

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Fernando Alvarez held a personal minute's silence for Spanish attacks victims as competitors raced on

Frampton confirms McGuigan split

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Carl Frampton confirms his partnership with manager Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions has come to an end.

Chris Wood: Burnley sign Leeds United striker for club record fee

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Burnley sign New Zealand striker Chris Wood from Leeds United for a club-record transfer fee, thought to be about £15m.

Can you match these football managers to their animal analogies?

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Can you match these football managers to their animal analogies?

England's Thompson fit for World Cup semi-final v France

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Lydia Thompson will start for England in Tuesday's Rugby World Cup semi-final against France after recovering from injury.

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Scotland call up Archer and Whittaker for World Cup qualifiers

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Millwall's Jordan Archer receives a first call-up to the Scotland squad as Hibernian's Steven Whittaker earns a recall.

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England v West Indies: Why are West Indies so poor - and can problems be fixed?

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Just how bad are the current West Indies side, why have they slumped so low, and is there any chance of a return to their former glories?

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Matt Dawson's life changed by a tick bite

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A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.

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Badminton World Championships: Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge show off their trick shots

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GB Olympic bronze medallists Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge show off their badminton trick shots before the World Championships in Glasgow.

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'I saw the fighters' - Conte praises Chelsea players

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Marcos Alonso scores twice as champions Chelsea beat Tottenham in their first Premier League game at Wembley Stadium.

Farah wins final track race in Britain - report & highlights

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Britain's Mo Farah wins his final track race on home soil in the 3,000m at the Diamond League in Birmingham.

Huddersfield go second in Premier League with win

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Huddersfield make it two wins from their first two Premier League games as Aaron Mooy's stunning strike sees off Newcastle.

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis calls fight a 'farce'

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Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis says he does not take Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor seriously.

Saturday, Aug 19

England thrash West Indies in three days - report & highlights

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England take 19 wickets on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston.

Froome happy with 'solid' Vuelta start as he picks up time on rivals

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Chris Froome's Team Sky finish fourth on the first stage of the Vuelta a Espana in Nimes, behind winners BMC.

Where's the ball, Joe? Root searches for lost six

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England captain Joe Root goes searching under the covers to retrieve the ball after West Indies' Jermaine Blackwood hit a six in the first Test at Edgbaston.

'I let the horses run free' - Mourinho after win at Swansea

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Manchester United score three in four second-half minutes at Swansea as they win their second successive Premier League match 4-0.

Friday, Aug 18

Cook hits 243 as England take control - report & highlights

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Alastair Cook churns out 243 as England tighten their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston.

Watch: Conte in hysterics over Costa's claim he has been 'treated like a criminal'

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte sees the funny side when asked about wantaway striker Diego Costa saying he has been treated like a 'criminal'.

Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho

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Liverpool reject a third bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho - believed to be in the region of £114m.

Senegal's Gueye on target for Everton

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Everton are in a strong position to reach the Europa League group stage after a first-leg win over Hajduk Split at Goodison Park.

Thursday, Aug 17

Cook & Root hit centuries as England dominate - report & highlights

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Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit centuries as England dominate West Indies on the first day of the inaugural day-night Test in the UK.

Azarenka set to miss US Open as she is 'not willing' to leave son behind

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Victoria Azarenka is set to miss the US Open because she is "not willing" to leave her child at home in California.

Double world champion James retires from cycling

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Former cycling world champion and double Olympic silver medallist Becky James retires from international track sprint racing at age of 25.

Idolising Mayweather, learning manners and finding MMA - the making of McGregor

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With Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor approaching, BBC Sport speaks to the people who know 'The Notorious' in his home city of Dublin.