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Burnley sign Chris Wood for club-record fee

Burnley have announced the signing of Chris Wood from Leeds on a four-year deal for a club-record fee.

The pair will enter the ring in Las Vegas (Scott Heavey/PA)

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor Q&A

Floyd Mayweather looks to improve an immaculate professional record to 50-0 in the early hours of Sunday morning (UK time) when he takes on UFC superstar Conor McGregor.

Anthony Martial tips Paul Pogba to win Ballon d'Or in next five years (Nick Potts/PA)

Anthony Martial tips Paul Pogba to win Ballon d’Or in next five years

Anthony Martial is convinced that his Manchester United team-mate Paul Pogba is a future Ballon d’Or winner.

Eni Aluko accuses England Women boss Mark Sampson of 'racist' Ebola remark (Mike Egerton/PA)

Eni Aluko accuses England Women boss Mark Sampson of ‘racist’ Ebola remark

Eni Aluko has alleged England Women manager Mark Sampson told her to make sure her Nigerian relatives did not bring the Ebola virus to a game at Wembley.

Raheem Sterling rescued a point for Manchester City at home to Everton (Nick Potts/PA)

Rooney reaches landmark but Sterling denies Everton

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal but Raheem Sterling came off the bench to snatch a 1-1 draw for Manchester City against Everton.

Britain's Chris Froome has taken the leader's red jersey at Vuelta a Espana (Ian Parker/PA)

Britain’s Chris Froome takes leader’s red jersey at Vuelta a Espana

Team Sky rider Chris Froome moved into the lead of the Vuelta a Espana, with Vincenzo Nibali claiming victory following Monday’s mountain stage from Prades Conflent Canigo to Andorra la Vella.

Wayne Rooney and Alan Shearer are the only players to score 200 Premier League goals (Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport)

Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal

Wayne Rooney became just the second player to rack up 200 Premier League goals by opening the scoring for Everton at Manchester City.

Manchester City take on Everton in the Monday night game (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Guardiola warns Manchester City squad to fight for right to play

Pep Guardiola is offering no guarantees of a place to any of his expensively-assembled Manchester City squad.

Neymar is enjoying life in Paris (Kamil Zihnioglu/AP)

Neymar launches broadside at Barcelona directors

Neymar has launched a stinging attack on the Barcelona board, saying his former club deserve much better.

Jamie Vardy suffered an injury on Saturday (Nigel French/PA)

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy fit after minor foot injury

Jamie Vardy has recovered from a foot injury and will be involved when Leicester travel to Sheffield United in the EFL Cup.

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has left Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor out of his latest squad (Martin Rickett/PA)

Gordon Strachan defends omission of in-form Callum McGregor from Scotland squad

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has defended his decision not to hand midfielder Callum McGregor an international call despite his fine early-season form.

Chris Gayle is back for West Indies (Empics)

Chris Gayle named in 15-man Windies ODI squad along with Marlon Samuels

Chris Gayle is set to play his first one-day international in more than two years after being included in a 15-man West Indies squad to take on Ireland and England next month.

Dougie Freedman is back at Crystal Palace (Scott Wilson/Empics)

Dougie Freedman returns to Crystal Palace as club’s new sporting director

Crystal Palace have appointed former manager Dougie Freedman as their new sporting director.

Stevenage deny claims stewards behaved inappropriately towards Grimsby fans (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)

Stevenage deny claims stewards behaved inappropriately towards Grimsby fans

Stevenage have denied allegations from a Grimsby supporters’ trust that stewards behaved inappropriately towards female fans by asking some to show their bras as a security measure.

Sarah Hunter hopes to lead England into Saturday's final (Donall Farmer/PA)

Sarah Hunter hopes England can continue feel-good factor at Rugby World Cup

England captain Sarah Hunter wants her team to continue the summer feel-good factor surrounding women’s sport in the country when they tackle Rugby World Cup semi-final opponents France on Tuesday.

Alfie Plant will play in the Walker Cup before turning professional (Peter Byrne/PA)

Alfie Plant included in GB and Ireland team for Walker Cup defence

Alfie Plant has been named in a 10-strong Great Britain and Ireland team that will attempt to retain the Walker Cup next month.

Joe Launchbury is still Wasps skipper (Paul Harding/PA)

Joe Launchbury continues as Wasps captain

Wasps have announced that England lock Joe Launchbury will continue as captain for the new season.

Carabao Cup draws have not gone smoothly this season  (Steven Paston/Empics)

EFL hopes to grow exposure of Carabao Cup in Asia with early-morning draw

The EFL has defended the decision to hold the Carabao Cup draw in Beijing – at 4.15am UK time.

The pair will no longer work together (Simon Cooper/PA_

Carl Frampton splits from manager Barry McGuigan

Carl Frampton has parted ways with manager and mentor Barry McGuigan.

Tottenham lost to Chelsea on Sunday (Steven Paston/PA)

Psychology professor says Spurs players will be feeling the pressure of Wembley

Tottenham’s poor run of results at Wembley will now be playing on the minds of the team, according to a leading psychology professor.

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