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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, second from right, has been handed a three-match ban

Football Association ends Dele Alli's season with 3-match violent conduct ban

Lewis Hamilton, pictured, insists he is not taking his pursuit of Nico Rosberg lightly

Lewis Hamilton eyes 'steep mountain to climb' after falling behind in title race

Gabby Agbonlahor is Aston Villa's club captain and longest serving player

Agbonlahor steps down as captain and says sorry, while Villa fine and warn him

Carl Frampton, pictured, defeated Scott Quigg in an all-British showdown in February

Carl Frampton to fight Leo Santa Cruz in New York on July 30

England boss Eddie Jones has strengthened his coaching staff with the appointment of Neal Hatley as scrum specialist

Neal Hatley confirmed as England scrum coach

Shane Sutton has left British Cycling

British Cycling chief Ian Drake faces awkward questions about "culture of fear"

Jurgen Klopp has backed Liverpool in the second leg at Anfield

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp issues Anfield warning to Villarreal

Simon Yates has tested positive for Terbutaline

Britain's Simon Yates fails drug test, Orica-GreenEdge take responsibility

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mamadou Sakho following the Liverpool defender's failed drugs test

UEFA opens proceedings against Mamadou Sakho over failed drugs test

Roberto Firmino hit the post for Liverpool.

Liverpool undone in injury time in Europa League tie in Villarreal

Saracens flanker Jacques Burger will retire from rugby following this weekend's Aviva Premiership game against Newcastle

Saracens flanker Jacques Burger set to retire

Michel Platini, pictured, and Sepp Blatter were punished in December over a 2million Swiss francs 'disloyal payment'

Court of Arbitration for Sport set to hear Michel Platini's appeal against ban

Aaron Cresswell has enjoyed another successful campaign with West Ham

Slaven Bilic confident Aaron Cresswell will remain at West Ham

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident his players have the mettle for a Europa League semi-final

Jurgen Klopp has not had to stress importance of semi-final to Liverpool players

Widnes coach Denis Betts will be Wayne Bennett's right-hand man for the 2016 Four Nations Series

Denis Betts confirmed as England assistant coach

Mark Clattenburg will referee his first FA Cup final this season

Mark Clattenburg to referee FA Cup final

Under-fire Roberto Martinez wants to be judged over his full three seasons in charge of Everton

Roberto Martinez calls on critics to judge him on three years, not three months

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is reportedly wanted by Everton

Football rumours from the UK media

Goalkeeper Joe Hart played a key role in Manchester City's Champions League draw with Real Madrid

Joe Hart: Goalless draw leaves Manchester City in strong position

Wladimir Klitschko (right) is not happy with what Tyson Fury (left) has said

Wladimir Klitschko hits out at Tyson Fury over comments

Mark Selby, left, knocked out qualifier Kyren Wilson to reach the semi-finals of the World Championships

Marco Fu withstands Barry Hawkins fightback to reach semi-finals

Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid take a 1-0 lead to Tuesday's clash at Allianz Arena

Diego Simeone content as Atletico Madrid gain first-leg advantage over Bayern

David Crompton has been suspended over his response to Hillsborough.

South Yorkshire Police chief constable suspended over Hillsborough

Kevin Sinfield is bringing his illustrious career to an end

Kevin Sinfield: No regrets over union switch but time is right to hang up boots

Owen Farrell has been banned for two weeks

Graham Rowntree: Joe Marler will bounce back from second ban in rapid succession

Mamadou Sakho failed a drugs test

Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool handling of Mamadou Sakho after failed drugs test

Vincent Kompany is looking ahead with confidence to Manchester City's trip to Real Madrid

Lack of away goal should make Real Madrid uncomfortable, says Kompany

Shane Sutton has resigned as British Cycling technical director

Shane Sutton resignation leaves British Cycling in turmoil with Olympics looming

Saul Niguez's first-half strike was the difference between the two sides

Saul Niguez winner gives Atletico Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich

Graham Rowntree is to take up the post of forwards coach with Aviva Premiershop club Harlequins

Graham Rowntree 'genuinely delighted' when England won Six Nations Grand Slam

Dele Alli has been charged by the FA

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli faces 6pm deadline for FA charge response

The jury at the Hillsborough Inquest delivered their verdict on Tuesday

Hillsborough victims to be commemorated amid calls for accountability

Team GB's (left-right) Tom Mitchell, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Tom Daley and Olivia Breen during the kit launch at Seymour Leisure Centre, London.

Diver Daley delighted with look of GB trunks for Rio

Jamie Vardy was too old for RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig boss claims he turned down chance to sign Jamie Vardy

Manuel Pellegrini, right, focused on the positives following his side's goalless draw with Real Madrid in the first leg

Pellegrini optimistic of Champions League progress despite David Silva blow

Rafael Nadal has written a personal letter to the International Tennis Federation

Rafael Nadal asks tennis governing body to make his drug test results public

Marwan Koukash will fight Salford's points deduction

Salford owner Marwan Koukash intends to appeal against points deduction

Leicester's Jamie Vardy reacts to referee Jon Moss after being sent off in the 2-2 draw with West Ham

Danny Simpson hails Leicester squad strength as Foxes cope with Jamie Vardy loss

Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds won gold in Glasgow with a new world record time

Ellie Simmonds and Bethany Firth set new world marks

Ding Junhui earned an extra day's rest

Ding Junhui sweeps aside Mark Williams to reach semi-finals in style

Norwich and Sunderland have both been fined £30,000

Norwich and Sunderland fined after incident at Carrow Road

British Cycling has announced an independent review after Jess Varnish's accusations of sexism

British Cycling suspend Shane Sutton following discrimination claims - Reports

Tottenham's Dele Alli has been charged with violent conduct

Tottenham's Dele Alli charged with violent conduct over Claudio Yacob incident

Stephen Wright lost his brother Graham in the Hillsborough disaster

Liverpool families attack South Yorkshire Police 'culture of denial'

Varun Chopra's century frustrated Yorkshire

Varun Chopra and Ian Bell shine versus holders Yorkshire on cold and wet day

Harry Kane insists Tottenham's title challenge is not dead.

Tottenham's Harry Kane admits catching Leicester 'unlikely' after West Brom draw

Tony Smith has signed a new contract with Warrington

Tony Smith signs new Warrington contract

Mats Hummels is reportedly considering a return to Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirms Mats Hummels interest

Former Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov was forced to retire in 2013 as he battled acute leukaemia

Stiliyan Petrov targets sensational Aston Villa comeback

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