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John Stones' transfer request was rejected on Thursday

Roberto Martinez hails Bill Kenwright over John Stones transfer saga

Usain Bolt celebrated adding another gold medal to his collection on Thursday

Usain Bolt secures golden double and laughs off segway trouble

Saido Berahino, pictured, is going nowhere according to West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace

West Brom tell Saido Berahino he will not be allowed to leave for Tottenham

England batsman Ian Bell became a five-time Ashes winner this summer

Ian Bell still has "hunger and desire" to continue England Test career

Ronald Koeman saw his Southampton side knocked out of Europe by Danish champions FC Midtjylland

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman questions referees' decisions after Europa exit

Wimbledon was Serena Williams' third grand slam success of the year

Serena Williams says she is feeling no pressure ahead of the US Open

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City have been given another tough group assignment in the Champions League

Manchester City handed tough Champions League group that includes Juventus

Andy Murray has a tough test up first at the US Open

Andy Murray to go up against mercurial Nick Kyrgios in US Open first round

Head coach Stuart Lancaster found the selection of England's 31-man World Cup squad to be an emotional experience

Stuart Lancaster says he has not gambled by picking Sam Burgess for England

Kevin de Bruyne remains a Wolfsburg player for the time being at least

Manchester City have made "astonishing" offer to Kevin de Bruyne say Wolfsburg

John Stones' transfer request has not been accepted

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright turns down John Stones's transfer request

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Wales head coach Warren Gatland has selected a powerful team for Saturday's World Cup warm-up Test against Ireland, including wing George North

Warren Gatland says safety is paramount ahead of George North's Wales return

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman saw his side go out of the Europa League

Southampton exit the Europa League after an aggregate defeat to FC Midtjylland

Sam Burgess has been included in England's Rugby World Cup squad

Stuart Lancaster has included Sam Burgess in England's World Cup squad on merit

Joey Barton left QPR at the end of last season after they were relegated

Joey Barton signs one-year contract with Championship side Burnley

Dina Asher-Smith qualified fastest for the women's 200m final in Beijing

Dina Asher-Smith not getting carried away after storming into world 200m final

Liverpool flop Mario Balotell has returned to AC Milan on loan

Mario Balotelli claims Liverpool tactics did not suit him as he returns to Milan

Albert Kelly has been included in Hull KR's 19-man Wembley squad

Albert Kelly included in Hull KR's cup final squad despite knee injury worry

Mauricio Pochettino was tight-lipped over a possible third bid for Saido Berahino, pictured

Mauricio Pochettino coy over possible third bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is back in training

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has returned to training on Merseyside

Wayne Rooney celebrates Manchester United's win over Club Brugge

57 Manchester United fans arrested in Bruges, say Belgian police

Christian Taylor won gold in Beijing

Christian Taylor achieves second longest triple jump in history to win gold

Ander Herrera's scored Manchester United's fourth goal on Wednesday

Ander Herrera: I will play anywhere for Manchester United

George North will return to competitive action when Wales continue their World Cup preparations against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday

George North to start in Wales' Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Ireland

Kevin Nolan has left West Ham

Kevin Nolan admits West Ham regret as he leaves the club

Katarina Johnson-Thompson soared into the long jump final in Beijing

Johnson-Thompson moves on from "walk of shame" to reach long jump final

Shaun Lunt is staying at Hull KR

Shaun Lunt signs four-year deal with Hull KR

Justin Carney has been suspended by Castleford with immediate effect

Castleford Tigers suspend Justin Carney

FIA race director Charlie Whiting says two driver safety ideas will be trialled in September

FIA to test driver safety ideas in September

Kyle Edmund has safely negotiated the first round of qualifying at the US Open

Kyle Edmund safely through to US Open second qualifying round

Louis van Gaal hopes his players finish the job in Belgium on Wednesday

Louis van Gaal: Players won't take it easy against Club Brugge

John Stones will stay at Everton, according to manager Roberto Martinez

Everton manager Roberto Martinez will reject John Stones' transfer request

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney ended his goal drought with an impressive hat-trick

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says he never doubted his ability

Mo Farah survived a scare to advance in Beijing

Mo Farah stays on course to win long-distance gold double

It will be Bolt v Gatlin for gold once again in Beijing

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set for 200m final showdown in Beijing

Will Carling has urged Stuart Lancaster not to select Sam Burgess, pictured, in England's World Cup squad

Will Carling would not select Sam Burgess for England's 31-man World Cup squad

Sarah Taylor's 11th Twenty20 half-century helped England to victory

Sarah Taylor's half century helps England Women to seven-wicket win

Victor Wanyama has been linked to Tottenham in recent days

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman: Victor Wanyama and Sadio Mane will not be sold

Moeen Ali, pictured, wants to partner Alastair Cook at the top of the England order

Moeen Ali feels for Adam Lyth but has his sights set on England opener role

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Kenyan athletes Koki Manunga and Joyce Zakary provided positive samples in China

World javelin champion Julius Yego says Kenyan athletes can still be trusted

Gareth Bale, pictured, will stay at Real Madrid during this transfer window, says his Wales manager Chris Coleman

Chris Coleman expects Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates his team's fourth goal

Wayne Rooney scores hat-trick as Manchester United qualify for group stages

Max Chilton believes changes must be made in order to prevent further tragedies in motor sport

Max Chilton wants changes made in wake of Justin Wilson tragedy

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is due to announce his final 31-man World Cup squad next Monday

Wales continuing to monitor Gareth Anscombe's ankle injury

Danny Cipriani has been omitted from England's World Cup squad

Sam Burgess set for England Rugby World Cup squad but no room for Danny Cipriani

Tyrone McCarthy is hoping for a third winners' medal

Tyrone McCarthy believes Hull KR must adopt cautious approach in cup final

John Stones' transfer request leaves Everton in a difficult position

Everton face John Stones battle after he submits transfer request

Greg Rutherford is happy to remain outspoken

Greg Rutherford plans to keep speaking out after World Championships gold

Virgil van Dijk is unsure where his football future lies

Virgil van Dijk open to offers after Celtic's failure to reach Champions League

Justin Wilson was killed by a piece of debris during a race in the United States

Justin Wilson's brother reveals his 'gift of life'

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