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Martyn Rooney has successfully appealed to be included in the men's individual 400m at the World Athletics Championships

Rooney wins World Champs appeal

Adam Peaty won gold in the 100 metres breaststroke at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan on Monday

Peaty ends British drought

Enner Valencia, pictured centre, is likely to be out of action for up to three months

Valencia facing three months out

WADA and the IAAF will investigate the doping claims

Lamine laments latest allegations

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, left, scored the only goal as Arsenal lifted the Community Shield

Oxlade-Chamberlain defends Gunners

Rafael's seven-year spell at Manchester United is coming to an end

Rafael seals Lyon switch

Gareth Bale has been linked with a move to Manchester United

Benitez: Bale and Benzema will stay

Adam Johnson, left, has already denied three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming

Johnson trial put back to February

Angel di Maria is set to sign for Paris St Germain after one season with Manchester United

Di Maria set for PSG medical

Connor Wickham has left Sunderland after four years to join Crystal Palace

Palace sign Wickham

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri, pictured, has completed the signing of Yohan Benalouane

Leicester make double swoop

Chelsea captain John Terry issued a rallying call after their FA Community Shield defeat by Arsenal

Loss a blessing in disguise - Terry

George North has been part of Wales' detailed World Cup preparations following his concussion problems of last season

Jenkins upbeat about North fitness

Eoin Morgan is to have a rest

Morgan set for Middlesex rest

Per Mertesacker, centre, has backed Arsenal to mount a title challenge after their Community Shield triumph

Mertesacker expects title challenge

Jose Mourinho, left, called the Wembley pitch "a disaster" after the Community Shield defeat to Arsenal.

FA: Wembley pitch will improve

Celtic have a lead to take into the away leg

Celtic wait on Qarabag pitch update

Wayne Rooney turned out for former club Everton in Duncan Ferguson's testimonial on Sunday.

Rooney enjoys Goodison return

Lord Coe is running as an IAAF presidential candidate

Coe: IAAF will respond to report

Jessica Ennis-Hill wants a thorough investigation into the Sunday Times report which appears to highlight widespread doping in athletics

Ennis-Hill demands doping action

Ian Bell made a timely return to form at Edgbaston

Bell expects Ashes drama to go on

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat held his nerve to claim a first win on European soil on Sunday

Aphibarnrat victorious at Murcar

Australia captain Michael Clarke has been backed to rediscover his form with the bat

Di Venuto: Clarke will come good

Rafael Nadal, pictured, beat Fabio Fognini to win the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg.

Glory for Nadal in Hamburg

Arsene Wenger, left, suggested a lack of respect was behind his decision to snub Jose Mourinho

Respect matters to Wenger

Angel Di Maria's days at United look to be coming to an end

United and PSG agree Di Maria fee

Kenny McLean scored Aberdeen's late winner against Dundee United

McLean wins it for Dons

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's goal earned Arsene Wenger his first victory over Jose Mourinho

Gunners gain early upper hand

Sam Nicholson's goal ensured Hearts began the season on a winning note

Hearts win on top-flight return

Luke Campbell, left, underlined why he is one of Britain's most exciting boxers by stopping old friend Tommy Coyle

Campbell too good for Coyle

Tiger Woods was not able to keep him his bid for glory in Virginia

Woods slips out of contention

Jamie Peacock rolled back the years with a brilliant solo try

Peacock class pleases McDermott

Cesc Fabregas believes Chelsea can retain their title

Chelsea hungry for more - Fabregas

Mark Wood may be in line to take the new ball if fit to return for England at Trent Bridge

Bayliss aims to pile on pressure

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has tipped Mesut Ozil, pictured, for a stand-out Premier League season

Wenger tips Ozil to impress

Hull KR coach Chris Chester was proud of his side's Challenge Cup semi-final win

Chester emotional after Rovers win

Craig Gordon, right, received a yellow card for his challenge on Jackson Irvine

McIntyre asks ref to explain call

Ji So-Yun scores the only goal of the Women's FA Cup final at Wembley

FA Cup delight for Chelsea Ladies

Mark Footitt could make a Test debut at Trent Bridge

England spots for Footitt, Plunkett

Australia coach Darren Lehmann, right, is supporting captain Michael Clarke, left, despite a lack of form

Clarke has Lehmann's support

Tiger Woods shot a five-under-par 66 on Friday

Woods well placed as he finds form

Arsene Wenger, pictured, has been tipped to lift more trophies by former Arsenal defender Martin Keown

Keown: Wenger can rise above taunts

James Anderson was unable to toast England's win at Edgbaston

Dry spell for unlucky Anderson

Leigh Griffiths celebrates scoring Celtic's opener from the penalty spot

Celtic off to winning start

Hull KR are celebrating their first Challenge Cup final appearance in 29 years

Hull KR upset Wolves to reach final

Tiger Woods found form in Virginia (AP)

Woods well placed as he finds form

Jamie Jones-Buchanan, right, is likely to be out for the season with a knee injury

McDermott hails Leeds resilience

New West Brom striker Rickie Lambert scored twice on debut against Bristol Rovers

Lambert scores brace on Baggies bow

Enner Valencia's injury 'appears significant'

'Significant' injury for Valencia

Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing handed 2022 winter Olympics

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