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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

Riyad Mahrez, front, scored for Leicester

Leicester beat Celtic on penalties in International Champions Cup

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

Ched Evans scores on return to game with Chesterfield

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

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

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

Mo Farah claimed a dominant 5,000 metres victory

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

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

Joe Root happy to make up for previous failings

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

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

Lee Radford's Hull side finished top of the Super League table at the end of the regular season with victory at Salford

Lee Radford praises Sika Manu after victory over Salford

Marc Sneyd got 12 points in Hull's win

Hull clinch Super League top spot

Jose Mourinho claims Manchester United are missing a 'crucial' midfielder

Jose Mourinho not overly concerned by Manchester United's loss to Dortmund

Nico Rosberg has committed his future to Mercedes

Nico Rosberg signs new two-year contract with Mercedes

Michael van Praag hopes to become president of UEFA

Three candidates in the running to succeed Michel Platini as UEFA president

Alastair Cook's 29th Test century took him level with the number scored by the great Australian Don Bradman

Alastair Cook and Joe Root put England in control at Old Trafford

Borussia Dortmund inflicted a heavy defeat on Jose Mourinho's Manchester United

Manchester United hammered by Borussia Dortmund in China

Claudio Ranieri is looking to move on from the departure of Steve Walsh, right

Life will go on without Steve Walsh at Leicester - Claudio Ranieri

Mo Farah supports the decision to ban Russian athletics from the Rio Olympics

Mo Farah: All I want is to run against clean athletes

Alex Manninger has signed a short-term deal with Liverpool

Veteran goalkeeper Alex Manninger signs contract with Liverpool

Inbee Park has pulled out of the defence of her Women's British Open title

Inbee Park to miss defence of British Open title

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins, pictured, accompanied American investor Jason Levien at a club press conference on Friday

American investors purchasing 'about 68 per cent' of Swansea

Dustin Johnson holds a share of the lead at the RBC Canadian Open

Dustin Johnson shares Canadian Open lead with Luke List

Usain Bolt will compete at the Anniversary Games in London on Friday night

Usain Bolt to target 200 metres world record at Rio Olympics

Chris Froome strengthened his grip on the Tour de France (AP)

Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France triumph

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to bring in a central midfielder

Jose Mourinho prepared for pursuit of other targets if Pogba move fails

Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is on his way to Liverpool in a £25million deal

Georginio Wijnaldum set for Liverpool move after Newcastle accept £25million bid

Usain Bolt says action should be taken against drug cheats

Usain Bolt says banning Russia sends strong message to drug cheats

Shane Long has signed a new contract with Southampton.

Shane signs Long-term deal with Saints

Russian track and field athletes have failed in their appeal to be allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics

Russian appeal against doping ban rejected by CAS

Sam Allardyce was present at Sunderland's pre-season game on Wednesday night

Sam Allardyce on the brink of being appointed England boss

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Jose Mourinho, pictured right, believes Sam Allardyce is a good choice to manage England

Sam Allardyce is the right man for England, says Jose Mourinho

Alastair Cook is about to play in his 50th Test as England captain

Alastair Cook desperate to move on from Lord's defeat

Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer has signed a new contract with the club

Austrian defender Kevin Wimmer signs extended Tottenham deal

Ivory Coast defender Brice Dja Djedje has officially signed for Premier League side Watford

Watford sign Marseille defender Brice Dja Djedie

Luke Shaw made his first appearance in 10 months in Saturday's friendly against Wigan

Luke Shaw: I just want to push on and get fully fit

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