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Chancel Mbemba has been cleared by the FA to join Newcastle

Newcastle net Mbemba deal

Dame Sarah Storey claimed yet another world title

Storey adds to World title haul

Dale Steyn has become only the 13th player to take 400 Test wickets

Steyn passes 400 Test wickets

Ronald Koeman was a happy man as Southampton beat Vitesse 3-0

Delighted Koeman avoids complacency

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic was sent from the stands as his side drew 2-2 with Astra Giurgiu.

Valencia knee worry for Bilic

Derek McInnes praised his team's reaction in Kazakhstan

McLean strike gives hope to Dons

James Anderson walks off the field after hurting his side at Edgbaston

Anderson suffers side problem

Mo Farah has been caught up in the doping allegations surrounding his coach

No wrongdoing by Farah - UKA

Steven Finn (right) has taken seven wickets so far in his comeback Test

Finn flurry puts England near win

Vlad Chiriches made 43 first-team appearances for Tottenham

Napoli agree deal for Chiriches

Shane Long celebrates after scoring the third goal

Saints shine on European return

Mauro Zarate celebrates scoring West Ham's second goal

Ten-man West Ham draw with Astra

Angel Di Maria is said to be closing in on a move to PSG

Luiz looks forward to Angel arrival

England and Wales will both support Michel Platini in the FIFA presidential election

Platini has Wales' support

Kenny McLean was on target again against Kairat Almaty

McLean keeps Dons in contention

Anthony Crolla, left, has been granted an immediate rematch after a controversial decision

Crolla granted Perez rematch

Sebastian Coe is edging closer to winning the IAAF presidency

Coe boost in IAAF presidency race

Blackpool supporters have protested against chairman Karl Oyston

Blackpool fined £50,000

A mistake from Phil Jones led to Paris St Germain's opening goal

United punished by PSG

Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

England's James Anderson was focused after a poor showing at Lord's

Anderson was spurred on by Lord's

Celtic's Dedryck Boyata, left, headed in a corner from Kris Commons on Wednesday night

Boyata buoyed by late Celtic winner

Wojciech Szczesny will represent Roma during the 2015-16 season

Szczesny seals Roma loan switch

Sir Peter O'Sullevan has died at the age of 97

Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies, aged 97

Rory McIlroy remains sidelined by a serious ankle injury

McIlroy will not defend title

Tom Brady is due to miss the first four games of the 2015 season

Patriots blast Deflategate decision

Selector Rod Marsh has defended the decision not to recall Brad Haddin, pictured, for the third Ashes Test

Marsh defends Haddin omission

James Anderson led the way as Australia were bowled out cheaply at Edgbaston

Anderson puts England in control

Jose Mourinho, left, and Rafael Benitez, right, regularly sparred during the Spaniard's spell at Liverpool

Mourinho makes Benitez weight jibe

Tiger Woods has endured a miserable 2015 season so far

Woods hopeful of upturn in fortune

Dedryck Boyata, centre, netted a late header for Celtic

Boyata gives Hoops advantage

The Football Association has backed Michel Platini's bid to become FIFA president

FA give Platini firm backing

QPR defender Steven Caulker will play for Southampton during the upcoming season

Caulker out to prove himself

IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted Rio 2016 faces serious challenges

Rio organisers face "challenges"

Wigan's 'on the road' game will take place at The Den, home of football club Millwall

Cup winners get World Club spot

Miguel Herrera has been sacked as Mexico coach after allegedly punching a television reporter

Herrera sacked as Mexico coach

Tom Brady has lost his appeal against a four-game ban following the 'deflategate' scandal

Brady 'deflategate' ban upheld

Asmir Begovic wants to make his mark at Chelsea

Begovic targets starting role

Eden Hazard scored a brilliant first-half goal

Chelsea edge out Barca in shootout

Sir Craig Reedie believes Los Angeles' existing stadium and sports facilities would make it a strong bid for the 2024 Olympics

Reedie advises LA switch

Arsene Wenger, pictured, has played down comments from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho over Arsenal's transfer policy

Wenger defends Arsenal spending

Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill found form at the Anniversary Games

Ennis-Hill backed in medal bid

Former South Africa player Clive Rice has died aged 66

Tributes paid to courageous Rice

Rafael Nadal made a winning return to action in Hamburg

Nadal bounces back in Hamburg

Australia captain Michael Clarke is ready to test returning England batsman Jonny Bairstow at Edgbaston

Clarke keen to test Bairstow

UEFA President Michel Platini is set to announce his plans to run for FIFA president

Platini set to run for FIFA

Alastair Cook is hoping for a happy return to Edgbaston

England seek Edgbaston boost

Jen Welter will work with Arizona's inside linebackers at their training camp

Welter is first female NFL coach

Arturo Vidal has completed his move from Juventus to Bayern Munich

Vidal signs for Bayern

Sepp Blatter would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Prize, says Vladimir Putin

Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel prize

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