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Heather Watson, pictured, saw off Caroline Garcia to reach the second round at Wimbledon

Winning Watson to target aggression

Laura Robson, pictured, slipped out of Wimbledon with a first-round defeat to Evgeniya Rodina

Robson vows to come back stronger

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has urged the club to cash in on Raheem Sterling.

Aldridge: Reds should sell Sterling

Slovenian-born British star Aljaz Bedene, pictured, admitted he wept at his maiden Wimbledon victory

Tearful Bedene enjoys 'amazing' win

Kauto Star won the King George VI Chase at Kempton five times and became the first horse to regain the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Star put down after paddock fall

Petr Cech has joined Arsenal

Seaman hails Cech signing

Doping allegations against coach Alberto Salazar are "killing" Mo Farah

Farah: I am 100 per cent clean

Nigel Pearson came back to manage Leicester for a second time in November 2011

Leicester sack Pearson

Andy Murray, pictured, saw off Mikhail Kukushkin at Wimbledon

Murray enjoys leading Brit pack

Angel Di Maria, pictured, is one of the world's best players, according to Manchester United and Argentina team-mate Marcos Rojo.

Rojo backs Di Maria to find form

Roger Federer swept through his first match

Federer at ease with changing era

Heather Watson turned the air blue

Watson apologises for swearing

Alastair Cook, right, wants the Ashes to be played in a good spirit

Cook: We must take responsibility

England's Fara Williams has praised the impact of manager Mark Sampson

Williams backs Sampson's tactics

Eugenie Bouchard was stunned in the first round

Bouchard makes early exit

Petra Kvitova raced through to the second round

Kvitova in a hurry

Great Britain's Adam Gemili clutches his damaged hamstring

Gemili not quitting on World dream

The Millennium Stadium is to host the Champions League final in 2017

Champions League heads to Cardiff

Everton striker Arouna Kone is ready to make another bid to prove his worth at the club

Kone eyeing kick-start at Everton

Germany's Angelique Kerber made a perfect start to Wimbledon

Double bagel for Kerber

Eduardo Vargas was red-hot for Copa America hosts Chile

Vargas brace earns Chile final spot

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

Johnson tips Anderson to sledge

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

Djokovic refutes allegations

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

Phil Jones has committed his future to Manchester United

Jones pens new United deal

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

Cresswell commits to Hammers

UK Anti-Doping is investigating the doping allegations surrounding Alberto Salazar, centre

UKAD confirms Salazar investigation

Petr Cech made nearly 500 appearances during his time at Chelsea

Cech still hungry for success

Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow hits out

Bairstow hits 200 in record stand

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

Sharapova sends Konta packing

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

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