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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow hits out

Bairstow hits 200 in record stand

Mitchell Johnson has been involved in on-field confrontations with England players in the past

Johnson tips Anderson to sledge

Aaron Cresswell is looking forward to playing in the Europa League with West Ham this season

Cresswell commits to Hammers

Novak Djokovic, pictured, overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets at Wimbledon

Djokovic refutes allegations

Phil Jones has committed his future to Manchester United

Jones pens new United deal

Johanna Konta, pictured, was unable to cope with Maria Sharapova's experience and power at Wimbledon

Sharapova sends Konta packing

Petr Cech made nearly 500 appearances during his time at Chelsea

Cech still hungry for success

Liam Broady, pictured, saw off Marinko Matosevic for his first Wimbledon victory

Broady: Big names get off lightly

Serena Williams passed her first Wimbledon test

Venus amazed by sister Serena

England head coach Mark Sampson has challenged his players to make history

Sampson fired up to make history

Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne's medical at Liverpool paves the way for a deal to be confirmed later this week

Clyne close to Reds move

Ronald Koeman says a clear out similar to what happened last season at Southampton will not happen this year

Koeman unsure over in-demand duo

Paulinho has made the move to China

Paulinho makes Guangzhou switch

Discovery has agreed a new TV rights deal with the International Olympic Committee

Olympics deal threat to BBC

Novak Djokovic triumphed in straight sets on Centre Court

Djokovic earns straight-sets win

The first ever day/night Test in November will feature a pink ball

Adelaide to host day/night Test

Team Sky's Chris Froome is targeting Tour de France glory once again

Froome motivated by 2014 setback

Serena Williams came through her opening test

Serena off to winning start

Jeffrey Schlupp has signed a new contract at Leicester despite interest from elsewhere

Schlupp commits to Leicester

Andy Murray, pictured, has rediscovered his tennis "identity" according to Tim Henman

Murray's rebuilt identity - Henman

Bubba Watson claimed a one under par win on the second play-off hole

Watson wins Travelers Championship

Ray Wilkins has been appointed as assistant to Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood

Villa confirm Wilkins appointment

Novak Djokovic, pictured, will start the defence of his Wimbledon title in SW19 on Monday

Djokovic happy with Wimbledon prep

Julian Dicks is returning to West Ham

Dicks joins West Ham coaching team

Johanna Konta is set for Centre Court duty

Konta set for Centre Court

England's Steph Houghton is ready for the challenges of facing Japan

Houghton wary of Japan threat

Andy Murray, seen here practicing for Wimbledon, knows confidence only goes so far

Murray not getting carried away

Wayne Rooney has offered his congratulations to England Women

Rooney hails Lionesses progress

Keiron Cunningham's St Helens clinched a 36-20 quarter-final success

Cunningham pleased to 'win ugly'

Sepp Blatter is being urged to stick by his decision to stand down

Scala issues Blatter reminder

England bowler Stuart Broad does not think aggression is the key to winning the Ashes this summer

Broad: We have to play to our style

Lizzie Armitstead is the British champion

Kennaugh retains British title

David Ferrer has been forced out of Wimbledon with an elbow injury

Ferrer out of Wimbledon

Jenson Button has never finished on the podium at Silverstone

Button holds out British GP hope

Steph Houghton wants more girls playing football

Houghton hoping to inspire

Novak Djokovic believes all top tennis players breach rules over mid-match communication with coaches

Djokovic defends on-court coaching

Mo Farah, pictured, is standing by Alberto Salazar

Salazar not surprised by Farah call

Jimmy Greaves is on the mend following a stroke

Greaves: I'm getting better

Tony Smith was pleased with the response of his Warrington side after a cup scare against Leigh

Smith: We knew what to do

Mark Sampson revelled in England's victory

Sampson proud of Lionesses

Lucy Bronze scored the winner for the second game in a row

England into World Cup semis

Kumar Sangakkara will retire from Test cricket in August

Sangakkara announces retirement

Ben Currie scored a brace of tries as Warrington overcame Leigh 34-24

Wolves battle into semis

Andy Murray wants a repeat of his 2013 Wimbledon triumph

Murray feared time at top was over

Laura Robson is relieved to be back in action

Robson is remaining patient

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic won her first WTA title at the Aegon International Eastbourne

Bencic wins maiden title

Ireland's Katie Taylor, pictured, and Michael O'Reilly won boxing gold medals at the European Games in Baku

Another title for Taylor

Valentino Rossi's win at Assen extended his world championship lead

Rossi pips Marquez in Assen

England's James Morrison is in contention for his second European Tour title in six weeks in Munich

Morrison to draw on Spanish vibes

Boca Juniors have announced the signing of Carlos Tevez

Boca announce Tevez deal

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