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Steven Finn says England are determined to win back the Ashes

Finn: England desperate to win urn

Ivo Karlovic continues to defy the odds at Wimbledon

Karlovic targets Murray upset

James Ward was unable to stretch his Wimbledon adventure into a second week

Ward edged out in five sets

Chris Froome finished in 15:46 to place 39th

Froome satisfied with Tour start

Jelena Jankovic has never got beyond round four of the singles in SW19

Jankovic revels in shock win

Ryan Harris has called time on his cricket career

Harris: Australia fine without me

Fara Williams' penalty earned England third place at the World Cup

Penalty earns England third place

Andy Murray is through to the second week

Murray sees off Seppi threat

Lewis Hamilton had feared pole position may be beyond him at Silverstone

Hamilton satisfied with qualifying

McLaren Honda's Jenson Button during Paddock Day of the 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Towcester.

Button looking to reverse fortune

Jessica Ennis-Hill feels her speed is returning but will make a late call over the World Championships

Ennis-Hill delays Beijing decision

England's Joe Root, pictured, was struck in a bar by Australian David Warner in the build-up to the 2013 Ashes

Root hits back at Warner

Roger Federer, pictured, eased past big-serving Australian Sam Groth

Federer not focused on history

Heather Watson, left, and Marina Erakovic, right, suffered doubles heartbreak

Doubles defeat for Watson

Petra Kvitova's defence of her Wimbledon title is over

Soul-searching starts for Kvitova

Lukas Podolski has left Arsenal to join Galatasaray

Podolski seals Galatasaray move

Radamel Falcao will line up for Chelsea next season after a disappointing campaign at Old Trafford

Falcao eyes glory with Chelsea

Rikki Clarke excelled with both bat and ball for Birmingham

Clarke boosts Bears to victory

Dustin Brown, pictured, could not follow up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal

No regrets from beaten Brown

Lewis Hamilton holds a 10-point lead in the Drivers' Championship

Hamilton: I had to stay on track

Stuart Broad, pictured, is preparing to go head to head with Mitchell Johnson once again

Broad: We can cope with Johnson

McLaren Honda's Jenson Button cut a frustrated figure on Friday's practice day at Silverstone

Button rules out Silverstone points

Novak Djokovic is in cruise control so far at Wimbledon

Big names ease through in SW19

Serena Williams, pictured, admits she thought she would be beaten by Heather Watson

Serena: I thought I would lose

James Faulkner has been dropped for the Natwest T20 Blast contest against Roses rivals Yorkshire

Drink-driving charge for Faulkner

Nick Kyrgios came through in four sets

Kyrgios takes advice from spectator

New Chelsea loan signing Radamel Falcao spent last season on loan at Manchester United

Falcao heads to Chelsea on loan

Andy Murray, pictured, is gearing up for his next match against Andreas Seppi

Murray on alert after Nadal exit

Heather Watson, left, and Serena Williams acknowledge the Centre Court crowd after their superb match

Watson: I'll get her next time

Maria Sharapova, pictured, blasted past Irina-Camelia Begu and into the last 16

Sharapova through to last 16

Nico Rosberg was quickest on Friday at Silverstone

Rosberg excels in practice

Mark Cavendish crashed out of the 2014 Tour de France on stage one and is hoping to add to his tally of 25 stage wins this year

Cavendish hoping to banish memories

Novak Djokovic is safely through to the fourth round

Convincing win for Djokovic

Manchester City have had restrictions lifted

City restrictions lifted

Nottinghamshire coaching consultant Peter Moores said he has enjoyed watching England's attacking approach

Moores enjoying attacking England

Stan Wawrinka is making impressive progress through the rounds

In-form Wawrinka into fourth round

Charlie Austin scored 18 goals as QPR were relegated from the Premier League last season

Foxes fail with Austin bid

Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre is confident the club's transfer policy will prove to be successful

Ayre: Reds can afford best players

Nico Rosberg was quickest at Silverstone

Rosberg fastest at Silverstone

Steven Gerrard turned down a move to clubs in Europe to sign for LA Galaxy

Gerrard turned down European move

England Women made history by reaching the World Cup semi-finals

Sampson issues Germany challenge

Joey O'Brien (right) has praised 16-year-old West Ham debutant Reece Oxford.

Bilic: I respect FC Lusitans

Zak Hardaker is committed to Leeds to the end of 2019

Hardaker signs new Leeds deal

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, pictured, expects tough competition from Nico Rosberg at Silverstone

Hamilton predicts close battle

Heather Watson is targeting the biggest scalp in women's tennis

Watson: I can beat Serena

Rafael Nadal lost to Dustin Brown in the second round

Nadal: It's not the end

Tiger Woods shot a 66 on the first day of The Greenbrier Classic

Woods takes route 66 to recovery

Petra Kvitova beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-2 6-0 in the Wimbledon second round.

Kvitova vows best is still to come

Ben Stokes is ready for whatever Australia throw at him this summer

Stokes ready for Australia ribbing

Lucy Bronze is among eight players short-listed for the Golden Ball at the Women's World Cup

Golden Ball Bronze's silver lining?

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