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President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach has told America not to give up on a bid

Bach tells America not to give up

Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill found form at the Anniversary Games

Ennis-Hill available for Worlds

Sepp Blatter would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Prize, says Vladimir Putin

Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel prize

England vice-captain Joe Root, pictured, has great faith in team-mates Ian Bell and Jonny Bairstow

Root backing fellow batsmen

UEFA President Michel Platini is set to announce his plans to run for FIFA president

Platini set to run for FIFA

Sergio Ramos' future at Real Madrid remains unclear

Benitez hopeful over Ramos

Jose Mourinho, right, believes Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, left, has a side that could challenge for the title

Arsenal can challenge for title

Lewis Hamilton had an error-strewn display at Hungary

Hamilton expects to bounce back

Sir Dave Brailsford is one of sport's great innovators

Business as usual for Brailsford

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero has completed a move to Old Trafford

Romero move opens door for De Gea

Eddie Howe is planning Bournemouth's first season in the Premier League

Howe keen to emulate Swansea

Ravi Bopara led Essex to a thumping win

Bopara excels with bat and ball

Former Marseille striker Jordan Ayew has swapped Lorient for Aston Villa

Ayew: Villa decision a quick one

Owen Oyston has given a detailed response to Blackpool Supporters' Trust's proposals

Oyston seeks BST clarification

Chris Rogers, right, came safely through a net session at Edgbaston

Australia quicks are ready to go

Ian Bell has struggled for runs so far in the Ashes

Bell hoping to enjoy promotion

Louis van Gaal will stick to his word and retire when his United contract ends

Van Gaal vows to walk away in 2017

Australia's Ellyse Perry, left, was voted player of the match and ODI series after helping her team to victory in Worcester

Australia in charge of Ashes series

Torro Rosso's Max Verstappen will soon sit his driving test

Verstappen to sit driving test

Steven Berghuis is the latest new signing at Watford

Hornets sign Berghuis

Shaun Wright-Phillips has joined his younger brother Bradley at MLS side New York Red Bulls

Red Bulls announce Wright-Phillips

UCI president Brian Cookson would be happy for teams to release data on their riders

UCI boss backs team data release

Stuart Lancaster insists he will only select Sam Burgess, pictured, at centre despite his best displays for Bath coming from blindside flanker

Cueto: Burgess to fill Tuilagi void

Lewis Hamilton still leads the Formula One drivers' championship standings

Hamilton relieved after poor race

Pep Guardiola's current deal expires at the end of the coming season

Bayern relaxed over Guardiola deal

Cristiano Ronaldo became a fans' favourite during his six-year spell at Manchester United

Van Gaal in hunt for marquee deal

England manager Roy Hodgson's future is unclear after Euro 2016

Hodgson ponders contract questions

Dina Asher-Smith this weekend became the first British woman to break the 11-second barrier

Dina determined to step up the pace

Arsene Wenger expects Theo Walcott, pictured, to sign a new deal at the club 'very soon'

Wenger expects Walcott to commit

Brian McDermott has told his Leeds players they have plenty still to achieve

McDermott warning for lofty Leeds

The future is unclear for Mark Cavendish

Future unclear for Cavendish

Mark Wood wants England to bounce back from their 405-run hammering at Lord's

Wood: Forget Lord's humiliation

Mo Farah was questioned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency after his victory at the Anniversary Games

Farah questioned by USADA

Angel di Maria looks to be closing in on a move to PSG

Di Maria not on flight - Van Gaal

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Hungarian Grand Prix

Vettel dedicates win to Bianchi

England manager Roy Hodgson expects the World Cup qualifiers to be a big draw to fans

Auld Enemy fixture announced

Chris Froome has secured a second Tour de France title

Froome exorcises his demons

Tom Briscoe scored a hat-trick for Leeds at home to Catalans Dragons

Briscoe treble in Rhinos rampage

Theo Walcott scores Arsenal's winner

Walcott on target as Arsenal win

Lewis Hamilton, pictured, extended his lead over Nico Rosberg in the championship to 21 points

Hamilton - I was all over the place

Chancel Mbemba is close to completing his move to Newcastle

Magpies await Mbemba visa verdict

Bernard Foley kicked four penalties for Australia as they saw off Argentina

Australia set up All Blacks decider

Thibaut Courtois was Chelsea's penalty shoot-out hero against Paris St Germain

Chelsea shoot down PSG

A minute's silence was held in honour of Jules Bianchi

F1 pays tribute to Bianchi

Bad weather prevented the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge seeing any action at the America's Cup

Winds wreck America's Cup event

Wales coach Chris Coleman believes winger Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid

Coleman: Bale will stay with Real

Wayne Rooney scored the opener as Manchester United beat Barcelona on their US tour

United claim Barcelona scalp

Team Sky's Chris Froome effectively sealed a second Tour title on Saturday

Froome overwhelmed by Tour success

Jessica Ennis-Hill is still undecided over her World Championships participation

Ennis-Hill undecided over Beijing

Dina Asher-Smith became the first British woman to dip under 11 seconds in the 100 metres

Asher-Smith thrilled at record run

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