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Johanna Konta, right, with the winner's plate after winning the Bank of the West Classic (AP)

Hard work pays off for Johanna Konta with title win

Nico Rosberg is battling Lewis Hamilton for the title

Formula One title fight will go the distance - Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

Chris Froome will take aim at the Olympics after securing Tour de France victory

Chris Froome hopes to add Olympic medal to third Tour title

Greg Rutherford has labelled the IOC spineless over its decision not to issue a blanket ban to Russian athletes

Greg Rutherford blasts 'spineless' IOC over refusal to ban Russia from Olympics

Boxing and Gymnastics international federations have said they will rule on the eligibility of Russian athletes for the Rio Olympics

Boxing and Gymnastic federations to rule on Russian athletes' Rio eligibility

RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie has hailed a new eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited

Rugby Football Union agree eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited

Bad weather led to the cancellation of the Manchester derby at the Bird's Nest in Beijing, much to the frustration of fans

Fans left disappointed by match cancellation

Old rivals Jose Mourinho, pictured right, and Pep Guardiola are in charge of the two Manchester clubs

Manchester derby in China cancelled

Sam Allardyce has not made up his mind about who will captain England

Sam Allardyce not ready to decide on Wayne Rooney continuing as England captain

Johanna Konta reached her first-ever WTA final in Stanford

Johanna Konta to face Venus Williams in first WTA final of her career

Kolo Toure, pictured, and Brendan Rodgers will be working together again at Celtic

Celtic complete the signing of former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has warned the FA could lose their public funding

Sports minister Tracey Crouch prepared to withdraw funding if FA fails to reform

Paula Radcliffe has criticised the IOC for not banning Russia from Rio 2016.

Paula Radcliffe: IOC decision is a sad day for clean sport

Jose Mourinho, pictured, was unimpressed at being asked about shaking hands with Pep Guardiola

Jose Mourinho criticises question on shaking hands with Pep Guardiola

Australia claims their accommodation at the Olympic Village in Rio is uninhabitable

Australian Olympic Committee says athletes' village in Rio 'not safe or ready'

England assistant Paul Farbrace is adamant that not putting Pakistan into bat is the right decision

England urged to finish the job after declining the follow-on against Pakistan

Chris Froome claimed his third Tour de France title, becoming the first British rider to do so

Chris Froome joins elite with third Tour de France win

Russia has not been handed a blanket ban from the Rio Olympics

Anti-doping bodies oppose IOC decision not to ban Russia from Rio

Lewis Hamilton has won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a fifth time (AP)

Lewis Hamilton highlights Spanish crash after hitting the front in F1 title race

Alastair Cook (right) opted for England to bat again

Pakistan spared the follow-on but England remain on course for victory

Mo Farah is heading into the Rio Olympics in fine form

Mo Farah prepared for strong challenge from Kenya rivals at Rio Olympics

Wiggle High5's Chloe Hosking crosses the finish line to win La Course by Le Tour in Paris

Chloe Hosking claims La Course title in Paris

Pep Guardiola, pictured, is ready to renew his acquaintance with Jose Mourinho

Pep Guardiola keen to shake hands with Manchester rival Jose Mourinho in Beijing

Chief executive Keith Pelley says six-hole formats could appear on the European Tour as early as next year

European Tour could stage six-hole events next year

Chris Froome remained on course for his third Tour de France title

Chris Froome set to become three-time Tour de France winner

Sam Allardyce wants England players to use their Euro 2016 disappointment to their advantage

England manager Sam Allardyce aims to win back fans

Jessica Ennis-Hill has played down her favourite tag to retain the Olympic heptathlon title in Rio next month

Jessica Ennis-Hill plays down Olympic heptathlon favourite tag

Nico Rosberg claimed pole position after a dramatic qualifying session in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton rues misfortune as Nico Rosberg claims dramatic pole in Hungary

Joe Root scored his second Test double-century, against Pakistan at Old Trafford

Joe Root happy to make up for previous failings

Mo Farah claimed a dominant 5,000 metres victory

Mo Farah heading to Rio in fine form after impressive win in London

New Sunderland manager David Moyes acknowledges the fans after the pre-season friendly at Rotherham

New manager David Moyes watches on as Sunderland claim friendly win

Chesterfield's Ched Evans during the pre-season friendly match at New Manor Ground, Ilkeston.

Ched Evans scores on return to game with Chesterfield

Riyad Mahrez, front, scored for Leicester

Leicester beat Celtic on penalties in International Champions Cup

Fabian Delph joined Manchester City from Aston Villa for £8million in 2015.

Fabian Delph praises early impact of Pep Guardiola

David de Gea feels it is the start of a new era of success at Old Trafford

David de Gea excited about future at Man Utd under 'winner' Jose Mourinho

Joe Root's double-hundred put England in control at Old Trafford

Joe Root's mammoth innings helps England dominate Pakistan

Cristiano Ronaldo, seated, will miss the UEFA Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of UEFA Super Cup by knee injury

David Weir has welcomed the IPC's decision

David Weir welcomes IPC's decision to open suspension proceedings against Russia

Steve Bruce has bid farewell to Hull

Hull seeking new manager as Steve Bruce leaves by mutual consent

Lewis Hamilton crashed out of practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday (AP)

Lewis Hamilton apologises to Mercedes team after crashing out of practice

Alastair Cook celebrates his 29th Test century on day one of the second Test against Pakistan

Centurions Alastair Cook and Joe Root practise what they preach for England

Britain's Chris Froome retained the yellow jersey despite a crash on stage 19 of the Tour de France (AP)

Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead despite crashing on stage 19

Steve Bruce twice won promotion to the Premier League with Hull

Hull confirm exit of manager Steve Bruce

The IPC has launched suspension proceedings against Russia

Russia could miss Rio Paralympics after IPC launches suspension proceedings

Sam Allardyce is the new manager of England after signing an initial two-year contract

New boss Sam Allardyce says his England team must make the country proud

Usain Bolt won the 200m in emphatic fashion

Usain Bolt slams sprint rival Justin Gatlin after 200 metres victory in London

Liverpool have signed Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum

Liverpool land midfield target Georginio Wijnaldum in £25million deal

Saido Berahino scored just four Premier League goals for West Brom last season

Crystal Palace launch big-money bid to sign West Brom's Saido Berahino

Wayne Rooney is keen to keep playing for England

Wayne Rooney welcomes appointment of Sam Allardyce as England manager

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