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Wenger ‘does not know’ if FA Cup final will be last game

Wenger has led Arsenal to six FA Cup titles since joining the club as manager in 1996Arsene Wenger "does not know" if Saturday's FA Cup final will be his last match as Arsenal manager. The Frenchman, whose future will be decided at a board meeting after the game, has been ... Read More

St Helens sign Barba but seek clarity over 12-match ban

Ben Barba helped Cronulla Sharks win the NRL title in 2016St Helens have signed full-back Ben Barba, but are "seeking further and final clarification" about whether he must serve a 12-match drugs suspension.The ban was imposed by Australia's National Rugby League in November 2016.Barba, 27, recently left French rugby union ... Read More

Alonso ready to improvise at ‘unpredictable’ Indy 500

Alonso qualified fifth for the race on Sunday despite having never driven an Indy car before this monthFernando Alonso says he expects to find the Indianapolis 500 "difficult" as he attempts to win the prestigious race for the first time on Sunday.The McLaren Formula 1 driver is missing the Monaco ... Read More

Rolland wins as Dumoulin retains Giro lead

Rolland, who was fourth in the 2014 Giro d'Italia, celebrates his stage win on WednesdayFrenchman Pierre Rolland ended a two-year wait for victory by winning the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia.It was the 30-year-old's first triumph since a stage win on the 2015 Vuelta a Castilla y Leon and ... Read More

Tattoo costs Varela German Cup final spot as he is sent back to Man Utd

Guillermo Varela joined United in 2013 and was the first signing of former manager David MoyesGuillermo Varela has been suspended by his loan club Eintracht Frankfurt and told to go back to Manchester United after getting a tattoo against orders.Varela, 24, got the artwork on Monday - before Saturday's German ... Read More

Halep a doubt for French Open, Moore loses in qualifying

Halep rolled her ankle when leading 5-2 in the first set but went on to lose the Italian Open final to Ukraine's Elina SvitolinaWorld number four Simona Halep says she has only a "50-50" chance of being fit for next week's French Open.The 25-year-old Romanian tore an ankle ligament during ... Read More

Terry ‘could not care less’ about substitution controversy

Terry addressed the Chelsea fans after his final competitive appearance at Stamford Bridge last weekendChelsea captain John Terry "could not care less" about the furore over his substitution against Sunderland.Terry received a guard of honour from team-mates as he left in the minute matching his shirt number, 26.Thousands of pounds ... Read More

Watch: England’s Morgan reaches century with a six

Morgan reaches his century with a six as England reach 339-6 at the end of the first innings during the first one-day international against South Africa at Headingley.Follow live coverage of England v South Africa, including video clips, TMS and text updatesAvailable to UK users only ... Read More

Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button feeling no pressure on Formula 1 return

Jenson Button won the Monaco Grand Prix in 2009Monaco Grand Prix on the BBCDate: 25-28 May Venue: Circuit de MonacoCoverage: Practice on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (final practice online only). Qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website ... Read More

Great Manchester Run to go ahead but Chelsea parade off after attack

The Great Manchester Run and Great CityGames are both being staged this weekendAthletics on the BBCFriday: Great CityGames Coverage times: 18:00-19:30 BST, BBC Two Sunday: Great Manchester Run Coverage times: 12:00-14:30, BBC Two Highlights: 17:00-1800, BBC TwoThe Great Manchester Run will go ahead on Sunday following talks over security after ... Read More

Giro d’Italia: Tom Dumoulin’s lead cut after toilet stop on stage 16

Dumoulin was forced to temporarily stop 33km from home in the 222km stage from Rovetta to BormioTom Dumoulin saw his overall Giro d'Italia lead cut to 31 seconds after an unscheduled toilet stop during stage 16, which was won by Vincenzo Nibali.The Dutch Sunweb rider began Tuesday with a two ... Read More

Jenson Button ‘very excited’ for McLaren return at Monaco Grand Prix

British former world champion Jenson Button says he is looking forward to a "fun weekend" as he prepares to return to F1 for one race only at Monaco, filling in for Fernando Alonso who is racing in the Indianapolis 500.READ MORE: Button will replace Alonso for McLaren at Monaco Grand ... Read More

Joey Barton: Banned midfielder released by Burnley

Joey Barton played 14 Premier League games in his second spell at Turf MoorMidfielder Joey Barton has been released by Burnley, one month after being banned from football.Barton, 34, was suspended for 18 months after admitting a Football Association charge in relation to betting.He joined the Clarets for a second ... Read More

Hill & Marchant out of England tour to Argentina

Joe Marchant is yet to win an England cap, while Paul Hill has fiveHarlequins centre Joe Marchant and Northampton prop Paul Hill have been ruled out of England's tour to Argentina in June through injury.Marchant, 20, has a toe injury while Hill, 22, has an ongoing neck problem.England will also ... Read More

Italian businessman Radrizzani completes Leeds Utd takeover

Andrea Radrizzani entered talks to invest in Leeds in August 2016Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani has completed his takeover of Leeds United, ending Massimo Cellino's three-year spell as the club's owner.Radrizzani had purchased a 50% stake in the Championship club in January with a view to buying the remaining 50%.Radrizzani, who ... Read More

Kvitova ‘on track’ for Wimbledon less than seven months after stabbing

Petra Kvitova won Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014Petra Kvitova is "on track" to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home.The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an ... Read More

England seamer Anderson could miss summer opener against South Africa

James Anderson has taken 467 Test wickets for EnglandEngland seamer James Anderson is a doubt for July's first Test against South Africa after he sustained a groin tear playing for Lancashire.England's all-time leading wicket taker suffered the problem in the Roses match against Yorkshire and is expected to be out ... Read More

More Cruyff than Van Gaal – the challenge posed by youthful Ajax

Why Ajax are the most important club in footballEuropa League final: Ajax v Manchester UnitedVenue: Friends Arena, Stockholm Date: 24 May, 19:45 BSTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and online (from 18:30 BST), live text commentary on BBC Sport and appNo matter the outcome of the Europa League ... Read More

Sport to review security after Manchester attack

Man Utd players hold minute's silenceSporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews after 22 people were killed in an attack at Manchester Arena.The Great City Games, an open and free event for the public, is due to take place in Manchester on Friday.A spokesman for the ... Read More

GB discus thrower Roles, 39, dies

Philippa Roles was a bronze medallist at the 1997 European Junior ChampionshipsWelsh discus thrower Philippa Roles, who represented Great Britain at two Olympic Games, has died, UK Athletics has announced.The 39-year-old from Neath competed at Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.The cause of death has not been confirmed."All at UK Athletics ... Read More

Thousands of pounds won on Terry’s 26th-minute substitution

John Terry was given a guard of honour as he left the pitchThousands of pounds have been won in bets on Chelsea captain John Terry being substituted in the 26th minute of his final appearance at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.The 36-year-old had arranged to go off against Sunderland in the ... Read More

British and Irish Lions: James Haskell says excitement on hold until after Premiership final

James Haskell will join the Lions squad after playing for Wasps against Exeter in Saturday's Premiership finalEngland flanker James Haskell says his excitement at being called up by the British and Irish Lions has been tempered by his desperation to put his body "on the line" for Wasps in Saturday's ... Read More

Nicky Hayden: The backyard racer who conquered the world

"The idea of growing up to be a world champion, it just seemed so far away," Nicky Hayden 1981-2017From racing his siblings round the backyard as a toddler to celebrating his sole World Championship crown with his tearful dad on the back of his bike, motorcycling and family were the ... Read More

Watch the goals: Carney stars for Chelsea in this week’s WSL

Chelsea's Karen Carney is the star performer in this week's WSL round-up, which also features goals from Birmingham's Rachel Williams and Manchester City's Jill Scott.READ MORE: Carli Lloyd sent off as Man City Women & Chelsea Ladies winYou can see highlights from all of this weeks WSL action on the ... Read More

More Mike Bassett than Antonio Conte – who makes your team of the season?

The BBC Sport readers' team of the year 2016-17Chelsea and Tottenham were the two outstanding teams in the Premier League in 2016-17 - and it's no surprise players from the two London clubs dominate the team of the season picked by BBC Sport users.Only Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, ... Read More

Manchester United v Ajax: ‘Naive’ to expect no trouble in Europa final say police

Follow live radio and text commentary of Ajax v Manchester United in the Europa League final on 5 live, the BBC Sport website and mobile appEuropa League Final - Manchester United v AjaxVenue: Friends Arena, Stockholm Date: Wednesday 24 MayCoverage: From 19:45 - Follow live radio and text commentary on ... Read More

‘It makes you a better player’: Stokes wants more England stars in IPL

IPL makes you a better player - StokesEngland v South Africa: First one-day internationalVenue: Headingley, Leeds Date: Wednesday 24 May Time: 14:00 BSTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; in-play highlights and text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.All-rounder Ben Stokes would ... Read More

David Moyes resigns as Sunderland boss after relegation from Premier League

David Moyes took over last July but could not keep Sunderland in the Premier LeagueSunderland manager David Moyes has resigned following the club's relegation from the Premier League.The end of the Black Cats' 10-year stay in the top flight was confirmed when they lost to Bournemouth last month.Moyes, 54, informed ... Read More

Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion dies after collision

Nicky Hayden won the 2006 Moto GP championship in ValenciaFormer MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling.The American suffered "serious cerebral damage" after colliding with a car on the Rimini coastline in Italy on Wednesday, 17 May.The 2006 MotoGP ... Read More

Man City put five past Watford to secure third

Aguero scored his 32nd and 33rd goals of the season - his best tally in all competitions for Manchester CityManchester City sealed their place in next season's Champions League by crushing Watford to finish third in Pep Guardiola's debut season.City skipper Vincent Kompany was left unmarked to head in an ... Read More

Arsenal win over Everton not enough for top four

Alexis Sanchez doubled Arsenal's lead with his 23rd league goal of the seasonArsenal missed out on a place in the Champions League for the first time in 20 years despite beating Everton on the final day of the season.Arsene Wenger's side got the win they required despite having defender Laurent ... Read More

Porter stars as Essex hammer Hampshire

Essex seamer Jamie Porter returned match figures of 7-45Specsavers County Championship Division One, The Cloudfm County Ground (day three):Essex 360: Cook 124, Westley 111; Abbott 5-58Hampshire 115: McManus 39, Porter 5-24 & 148: McManus 37; Harmer 3-23Essex (22 pts) beat Hampshire (1 pt) by an innings and 97 runsMatch scorecardEssex ... Read More

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win title

Mumbai Indians became the first IPL side to win three titles after a dramatic one-run win in HyderabadIndian Premier League final, HyderabadMumbai Indians 129-8: K Pandya 47, Unadkat 2-19, Zampa 2-32, Christian 2-34Rising Pune Supergiant 128-6: Smith 51, Rahane 44, Johnson 3-26, Bumrah 2-26Mumbai Indians won by one runScorecardA superb ... Read More

Chelsea celebrate after lifting Premier League trophy

Chelsea players, including outgoing club legend John Terry, celebrate on the Stamford Bridge pitch after beating Sunderland 5-1 and lifting the Premier League trophy.MATCH REPORT: Chelsea 5-1 SunderlandWatch highlights on Match of the Day, 22:30 BST on BBC One, the BBC Sport app and this website ... Read More

Super League leaders Castleford beat Leeds in Magic Weekend finale

Greg Eden is Super League's leading try scorer after 14 games with 17 tries in 2017Betfred Super League - Magic WeekendCastleford Tigers (6) 29Tries: Gale, Eden 3, Holmes Goals: Gale 4 Drop-Goal: GaleLeeds Rhinos (6) 18Tries: Watkins, Moon, Sutcliffe Goals: Sutcliffe 3Greg Eden scored a second-half hat-trick to set Super ... Read More

Liverpool beat Boro to hold on to fourth place

Georginio Wijnaldum's opener was his sixth goal of the season for LiverpoolLiverpool secured their Champions League return as their initial nerves turned to jubilation and relegated Middlesbrough crumbled at Anfield.With top-four rivals Arsenal ahead at Everton, Liverpool were impotent in attack and twitchy at the back for most of the ... Read More

Celtic beat Hearts to complete historic unbeaten league season

Stuart Armstrong scored Celtic's record-beating 106th league goal this seasonChampions Celtic beat Hearts to become the first team to complete a Scottish top-flight season unbeaten for 118 years.Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong secured a 34th win of the campaign for Brendan Rodgers' side, who were then presented with the Premiership ... Read More
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