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West Ham in bullish mood
West Ham joint-chairman David Gold is in positive mood ahead of the new season and says the club will be going all out to celebrate their final campaign at Upton Park.
Coe expects robust IAAF action
Lord Coe expects a "robust and detailed response" from the IAAF after allegations of widespread doping.
West Ham target new striker
West Ham are “doing everything in our power” to sign a new striker, co-chairman David Gold has told Sky Sports News HQ.
Five-wicket haul delights Finn
Steven Finn was ecstatic after putting England in the driving seat in the third Investec Ashes Test with five wickets on day two.
Bonner: Celtic hot favourites
Pat Bonner insists he has no worries about Aberdeen mounting a sustained title challenge to his former club Celtic as the new Scottish football season gets under way this weekend.
Miller: Aberdeen to push Celts
Aberdeen legend Willie Miller expects his former club to push Celtic in the race for the Scottish Premiership but stopped short of tipping Derek McInnes' side for the title.
Wales geared up for World Cup
Warren Gatland admits he has pushed his Wales players to the limit as he leaves no stone unturned in preparations for the Rugby World Cup.
'Hearts close on Oshaniwa'
Nigeria defender Juwon Oshaniwa should complete his move to Hearts by Friday night, according to Sky sources.
Scotland 'relying on Celtic'
Celtic's Champions League progress is "absolutely vital" to the long-term health of Scottish football, Neil Doncaster says.
Naismith: Stones should stay
Steven Naismith believes Everton is the best possible place for defender John Stones to develop his growing potential.
Ballance: I'm not changing
Gary Ballance insists he will not tinker with his batting style after being dropped for the third Investec Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
'Edgbaston pitch suits England'
England should be relishing the prospect of bowling on Edgbaston's grassy surface in the third Test, says Nasser Hussain.
Stones 'will move to big club'
Sylvain Distin says he is not surprised John Stones is on Chelsea's shopping list and believes his former Everton team-mate will one day "end up at a big club".
De Bruyne happy to resist City
Kevin Bruyne would remain happy at Wolfsburg if a move to Manchester City fails to materialise, according to the club’s sporting director.
Ballance still in England's plans
Gary Ballance has told Sky Sports News HQ he has received assurances from the England selectors that he remains part of their plans, despite losing his place in the Ashes squad.
Martinez silent on Stones
Everton manager Roberto Martinez declined to answer questions about the future of defender John Stones following the club's 3-1 win over Hearts in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.
Greenway targets Worcester win
Lydia Greenway is confident England can get their noses back in front in the Women’s Ashes Series by winning the third one-day international at Worcester on Sunday.
Monk: Gomis is staying put
Swansea City manager Garry Monk has confirmed that the club have no intention of selling striker Bafetimbi Gomis.
Coleman relaxed over future
Wales manager Chris Coleman says he is yet to sit down with the Football Association of Wales to discuss his future.
Bale should stay put - Coleman
Wales manager Chris Coleman has said he would prefer Gareth Bale to remain in Spain with Real Madrid.