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Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan has joined Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough agree deal for Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan

Ali Carter, pictured, is through to the semi-finals where he will face Thepchaiya Un-Nooh

Ali Carter hammers John Higgins to reach semi-finals of World Open

Bastian Schweinsteiger has called time on his Germany career

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from international football

Jose Mourinho has won 17 major trophies - including eight league titles in four countries - and two Champions League triumphs with different clubs

Wayne Rooney says Jose Mourinho has brought back a winning mentality

Johanna Konta is through to the last eight of the Rogers Cup in Montreal

Johanna Konta continues winning run to reach Rogers Cup quarter-finals

Andy King helped Wales reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after winning the Premier League with Leicester

Andy King signs new four-year deal with Leicester

Sweden's Henrik Stenson began his second round two shots off the lead (AP)

Henrik Stenson bounces back to share lead as Kaymer and Spieth lie in wait

Nick Easter has retired from playing to take up full-time coaching role with Harlequins

Nick Easter calls time on his playing career to become a coach at Harlequins

Nico Rosberg, pictured, trails Lewis Hamilton in the title race for the first time this season (AP)

Lewis Hamilton vows to get his 'act together' ahead of German Grand Prix

Three Russian athletes have been cleared to compete in the table tennis at the Olympic Games

Three Russian table tennis players cleared to go to Rio

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claimed it would be "stupid" to vote against the cockpit head protection system becoming mandatory in 2017.

Delay on Halo takes F1 into uncharted territory claims ex-driver Alex Wurz

Rafael Nadal's Olympic participation remains the subject of speculation

Rafael Nadal on course for Olympics after fitness boost

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed his interest in signing John Stones from Everton

Pep Guardiola confirms Manchester City interest in John Stones and Leroy Sane

Mark Noble admits West Ham deserved to lose to Domzale

Mark Noble has no complaints with West Ham's embarrassing Europa League defeat

Paul Clement may not be joining England's coaching staff after talks with Bayern Munich stalled

England set for disappointment in Paul Clement bid

American Jimmy Walker shot an opening 65 to lead the US PGA Championship (AP)

Jimmy Walker makes the early running with hot start to US PGA Championship

Ben Stokes, left, has taken to social media to provide an update on his rehabilitation from injury

Ben Stokes not giving up on England return this summer

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, pictured with his car fitted with the new Halo cockpit protection

F1 makes drivers wait for Halo as Bernie Ecclestone promises 'something better'

Six cyclists and a wrestler are out of Russia's Olympic team

Russian team for Rio Olympics grows despite six cyclists being barred

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given has retired from international football

Shay Given brings an end to 20-year Republic of Ireland career

Jurgen Klopp, left, sent Mamadou Sakho home from Liverpool's American tour

Jurgen Klopp won't kick Mamadou Sakho out of Liverpool

Mark Noble scored West Ham's only goal against Domzale

West Ham humbled by Europa League defeat at minnows NK Domzale

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas apologised to Liverpool for his tackle on Ragnar Klavan.

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas apologises for tackle on Ragnar Klavan

Ben Chilwell is staying with Leicester

Ben Chilwell commits to Leicester with new five-year contract

Angus Gunn saved three penalties to ensure Manchester City's win in China

Son of a Gunn stars in Man City win

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths was booked in the first leg.

Leigh Griffiths brands Igor Shitov clash 'handbags' as Astana take to Twitter

FA technical director Dan Ashworth is not worried about money removing motivation from young English players

Dan Ashworth: Premier League riches won't affect motivation of young players

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp seemingly takes no nonsense

5 things we learned from this summer's pre-season tours

Ben Stokes is out of England's immediate plans, because of a torn right calf

Ben Stokes' international summer hinges on injury check-up

Gary Cahill scored and Cesc Fabregas was sent off in Chelsea's International Champions Cup win over Liverpool in Los Angeles

Cesc Fabregas sent off in Chelsea's victory over Liverpool in Los Angeles

Several retested samples from the 2012 Games are positive

Four Russians among 11 weightlifters suspended over adverse London 2012 retests

Johanna Konta maintained her fine form in Montreal

Johanna Konta's impressive run of form continues

Vladimir Putin is angry over Russia's athletes being banned from the Olympics in Rio

Vladimir Putin hits out at IAAF over athlete bans at Rio Olympics

Manchester City have reportedly begun discussions with Everton over John Stones

Manchester City 'approach Everton about signing John Stones'

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was encouraged by his side's performance

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers pleased with draw against Astana

Jason Day has had limited preparation for his US PGA title defence at Baltusrol (AP)

Jason Day running on empty ahead of US PGA title defence

Brad Smith has joined English Premier League side Bournemouth

Defender Brad Smith signs for Bournemouth from Liverpool

A knee injury means Arsenal will be without defender Per Mertesacker for "months".

Arsenal on the hunt for defender after long-term injury to Per Mertesacker

Stoke's Marko Arnautovic has signed a new four-year deal

Marko Arnautovic took his time before signing new Stoke contract

England's Ben Stokes will miss the Edgbaston Test

England call for Finn and Ball as Ben Stokes absence from Edgbaston is confirmed

White-ball specialist Suzie Bates is in England for the new Kia Super League

Charlotte Edwards expects Kia Super League to boost women's cricket

The new EFL Trophy will replace the Johnstone's Paint Trophy

New-look EFL Trophy snubbed by top clubs and criticised by fans

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths scored a valuable goal against Astana

Leigh Griffiths goal earns Celtic valuable draw

Spain's Sergio Garcia could make it five first time major winners in a row at Baltusrol

Sergio Garcia hopes the fifth time's a charm at Baltusrol

Kevin Pietersen, left, and Michael Vaughan have welcomed news of a potential radical overhaul of domestic Twenty20 cricket

ECB discussing domestic Twenty20 shake-up with counties

Chief executive Ivan Gazidis wants to see Arsenal win major titles.

Arsenal feeling pressure to deliver trophies says chief executive Ivan Gazidis

Paul Pogba is a wanted man this summer

Zinedine Zidane hints at Real Madrid interest in Paul Pogba

Russian fencing competitors will be in Rio

Russia squad for Rio Olympics could exceed 200 as sports roll out welcome mat

Ben Stokes injured his right calf on the final day of England's Test win over Pakistan at Old Trafford

England prepare for third Test around expected key absence of injured Ben Stokes

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