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Wheelchair basketball: Great Britain’s men qualify for Euro final but women lose in semis

Great Britain's men will meet Turkey in the final, the only team they have lost to in the competitionGreat Britain's men's wheelchair basketball team have reached the final of the European Championships, but the women's team lost in the semi-finals. The men produced a dominant display, beating Netherlands 72-55 with ... Read More

Vettel could face more action over Hamilton collision

The incident that started it all: Vettel alleged Hamilton 'brake-tested' him when the race was restarted after a red flagFerrari driver Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment for his collision with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.Governing body the FIA is to hold a meeting on 3 July ... Read More

Arsenal have bid rejected for Lyon’s Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette has scored 100 goals in 203 appearances for Lyon and has netted once in 11 games for FranceArsenal have had a bid rejected for 26-year-old French striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, but negotiations are still ongoing. However, the Gunners are less likely to sign Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, ... Read More

Team Sky credibility intact – Brailsford

Froome (right) is close to extending his stay with Team Sky who are run by Brailsford (left)Sir Dave Brailsford says he is "going nowhere" and insists Team Sky's credibility is intact as they prepare for the start of the Tour de France.The team principal has faced repeated questions over banned ... Read More

Cook & Browne put on record 373 partnership to punish Middlesex

Alastair Cook and Nick Browne both hit their highest first-class scores of the 2017 seasonSpecsavers County Championship Division One, Cloudfm County Ground (day three):Middlesex 246 & 27-0: Gubbins 16* Essex 542-3 dec: Browne 221, Cook 193, Chopra 100*; Rayner 2-152Essex 8 pts, Middlesex 1 pt Middlesex trail by 269 runs ... Read More

FBI investigates award of 2021 Athletics World Championships

Eugene regularly hosts US track and field trial events as well as Diamond League meetingsThe controversial decision to award the 2021 World Athletics Championships to Eugene, Oregon, is being investigated by the FBI and the Criminal Division of America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the BBC has learned.The US city was ... Read More

Murray win is voted Wimbledon’s greatest moment

Murray ends Britain's 77-year waitWimbledon 2017 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BSTLive: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app.What is Wimbledon's greatest moment?Almost 30,000 of you chose your top three moments, ... Read More

Bravo saves three penalties to send Chile into Confederations Cup final

Claudio Bravo has made 115 appearances for ChileManchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was the hero as Chile reached the Confederations Cup final by beating Portugal on penalties.Bravo denied efforts from Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani as Chile converted all their spot-kicks.It was perhaps justice for Chile, who had a ... Read More

Bolt labours to victory in one of his final 100m races – report & video

Usain Bolt wins in one of his final 100m races in Czech RepublicUsain Bolt failed to run a sub-10 second time for the second race in succession as he edged to victory at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.At a meeting where Great Britain's Mo Farah eased to a 10,000m ... Read More

Surrey’s Sangakkara first to 1,000 runs this season

Kumar Sangakkara has now hit six centuries in 11 Championship innings for Surrey this seasonSpecsavers County Championship Division One, Headingley (day two):Surrey 516-7 dec: Sangakkara 180*, Burns 90, Roy 87, T Curran 44Yorkshire 27-1: Surrey 5 pts, Yorkshire 2 ptsYorkshire trail Surrey by 489 runs with nine wickets remainingScorecardKumar Sangakkara ... Read More

Rooney future ‘could clog up pre-season’ – Neville

Wayne Rooney has played 559 times for Manchester United, sixth on the club's all-time list.Wayne Rooney's future needs to be resolved to stop it "clogging up" Manchester United's pre-season, says former team-mate Gary Neville.Rooney, 31, said after his substitute appearance in United's Europa League final victory on 24 May that ... Read More

Gatland did not want to ‘devalue’ Lions shirt by bringing on replacements

Henderson and Lawes give Gatland 'food for thought'Second Test: New Zealand v British and Irish LionsVenue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Saturday, 1 July Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appThe controversy over the British and Irish Lions call-ups influenced the decision not to bring ... Read More

‘World-class’ Muir still keen on London double – coach

Laura Muir won gold in the 1500m and 3,000m at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in MarchBritain's Laura Muir has recovered from a stress fracture in her foot and remains "keen" to compete in both the 1500m and 5,000m at August's World Championships, says coach Andy Young.Muir missed two weeks ... Read More

Wheelchair basketball: Great Britain’s men qualify for Euro semi-finals

Great Britain's men's wheelchair basketball team won four of their five group games to qualify for the quarter-finalsGreat Britain's men's wheelchair basketball team reached the semi-finals of the European Championships by beating Poland 96-69 in Tenerife.Gaz Choudry top-scored with 27 points for Britain, who are chasing a fourth successive European ... Read More

England women thrash Pakistan with record World Cup total – report & highlights

Sciver's brilliant century sets up England winICC Women's World Cup, Leicester:England 377-7 (50 overs): Sciver 137, Knight 106, Asmavia 3-62Pakistan 107-3 (29.2 overs): Ayesha 56*, Brunt 2-21England won by 107 runs (DLS method)Scorecard; Group tableEngland bounced back from their opening defeat by India to make their highest Women's World Cup ... Read More

Lawes makes case for bench role in Test – Guscott

The Lions non-Test schedule in New Zealand ended in a drawSecond Test: New Zealand v British and Irish LionsVenue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Saturday, 1 July Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appIt was the last chance to audition for Test slots, but I ... Read More

World Cup ‘corruption’ report: England friendly plan ‘a form of bribery’

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournamentA plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was "a form of bribery", investigators were told.Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed ... Read More

England lose Euro U21 semi-final to Germany on penalties

Nathan Redmond missed the decisive penalty that saw England go outEngland were denied a place in the European Under-21 Championship final as they lost a gripping semi-final against Germany on penalties.Julian Pollersbeck saved Nathan Redmond's spot-kick as the Germans edged through in Tychy, Poland.Aidy Boothroyd's Young Lions had fallen behind ... Read More

England captain Morgan wrong to rest himself against South Africa – Vaughan

Malan's excellent debut with the batEngland captain Eoin Morgan was wrong to rest himself for the 19-run Twenty20 win over South Africa on Sunday, says former skipper Michael Vaughan. Morgan, 30, was one of several players not to feature in the series decider and Vaughan says ticket prices should reflect ... Read More

New Zealand beat defending champions USA to win America’s Cup

Four years ago, New Zealand led USA 8-1 but were beaten 9-8 in one of sport's greatest comebacks35th America's Cup in BermudaRace coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Red Button from 19:00 BST on TuesdayNew Zealand beat defending champions Team USA to win the 35th America's Cup with a 7-1 series ... Read More

‘Chance for Lions to play into Test contention’ – preview v Hurricanes

Justin Tipuric and Dan Biggar are in the Lions side to face the HurricanesHurricanes v British and Irish LionsVenue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Tuesday, 27 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Cymru. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appThe British and Irish Lions were ... Read More

Russian World Cup doping claims are ‘made-up news’

The Confederations Cup is being played in Russia as the country prepares for next year's World CupRussian football does not have a doping problem, and claims that suggest otherwise are "made-up news", says 2018 World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin.Fifa has confirmed it is investigating whether Russian players benefited from the ... Read More

Vettel should think before he acts – Ricciardo

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel were involved in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix's biggest talking pointSebastian Vettel needs to calm down after being punished for dangerous driving in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, says Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.Vettel was given a 10-second stop-and-go penalty for deliberately swerving into title rival Lewis Hamilton's ... Read More

Bolt ‘may carry on after World Championships’

Bolt's final competitive race was expected to be the 4x100m relay final on 12 August in LondonEight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says he may carry on running after the 2017 World Championships - but this will definitely be his final season.The 30-year-old Jamaican had previously said he would run his ... Read More

If Serena played men’s circuit she’d be 700 in world – McEnroe

Williams, 35, won her 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January. It later transpired she was pregnant at the timeSerena Williams would struggle to be in the world's top 700 if she was on the men's circuit, according to seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe.And the male ... Read More

New Palace boss De Boer excited to join a club that ‘spend a lot of money’

Palace must be attractive - De BoerNew Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer says he is excited to join a club that "spend a lot of money".The 47-year-old Dutchman, who has signed a three-year deal, succeeds Sam Allardyce, who left after helping Palace avoid relegation last season."The aim is to ... Read More

World Cup 2022: Suppressed report into corruption allegations published

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia awarded the 2018 eventClaims of alleged corruption in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid have been published in the German media.The Bild newspaper says it has obtained the never-released 2014 report authored by former Fifa independent ethics investigator Michael ... Read More

Fifa looking into Russia football doping claims from McLaren report

Fifa says no Russia player from the 2014 World Cup returned a positive drugs testFifa says "it is still investigating allegations" that footballers were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia.At least 30 sports, including football, covered up samples involving more than 1,000 athletes between 2011 and 2015, according ... Read More

Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

Federer won his first Halle Open title in 2003Wimbledon on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 JulyCoverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website.Roger Federer warmed up for Wimbledon by winning a record ninth title at ... Read More

British and Irish Lions 2017: Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

Rory Best is taking part in his second British and Irish Lions tourHurricanes v British and Irish LionsVenue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Tuesday, 27 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appRory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions for his side's next ... Read More

Highlights: South Africa beat Pakistan in Women’s World Cup

Watch highlights from the 2017 Women's World Cup as South Africa defeat Pakistan by three wickets in the third match of the tournament at Grace Road.MATCH REPORT:SA secure tense win over PakistanWATCH MORE: Highlights as New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka in BristolAvailable to UK users only ... Read More

Murray & Soares win Queen’s doubles – highlights & report

Murray and Soares win Queen's doubles titleBritain's Jamie Murray won his first Queen's Club title as he and Brazilian Bruno Soares beat France's Julien Beneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at the Aegon Championships in London.Murray and Soares, who beat the Scot in the 2014 final, came through 6-2 6-3 to claim ... Read More

Lions must change tactics, not players – Woodward

Lions scrum-half Conor Murray made more kicks (11) than any other player in Saturday's first TestHurricanes v British and Irish LionsVenue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Tuesday, 27 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appThe British and Irish Lions can beat New Zealand but ... Read More

Furious Vettel hits Hamilton under safety car as Ricciardo wins thriller

Sebastian Vettel was penalised for driving into Lewis Hamilton in a chaotic and incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix but the German still extended his title lead as a loose head restraint cost the Briton victory. A remarkable race that featured three safety cars and several crashes, including clashes between team-mates, was ... Read More

Highlights & report: Spain’s Lopez beats Cilic to win Queen’s

Highlights: Lopez overcomes Cilic for Queen's titleSpain's Feliciano Lopez finally ended the wait for a first Aegon Championships title with victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic in the final.Lopez, 35, saved a match point to win 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (10-8) at Queen's.The Spaniard missed a match point against Grigor Dimitrov ... Read More
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