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Greg Rutherford to miss Commonwealth Games over lack of preparation

Greg Rutherford will not defend his long jump title at this year’s Commonwealth Games due to what he perceives to be a lack of preparation.

Chung Hyeon stunned Novak Djokovic in the fourth round of the Australian Open

Elbow woe for Novak Djokovic as Chung soars

Novak Djokovic must go back to the drawing board after suffering a recurrence of his elbow problems in a fourth-round loss to Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open.

Dominic Inglot (pictured) and Marcus Daniell have reached the men's doubles quarter-finals

Doubles success for Dominic Inglot

Britain’s Dominic Inglot is through to his first grand slam quarter-final since 2015 after victory with Marcus Daniell in the men’s doubles at the Australian Open.

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield has died

Gentleman Jim – The Blackpool Rock

Few footballers can claim to have conquered quite so many aspects of the sport as Jimmy Armfield, the former England captain who is marked for greatness by his legacy as player, manager, broadcaster and ambassador for the game he loved.

Kyle Edmund's former tennis teacher has backed him to succeed

Former teacher believes Kyle Edmund can thrive as future British number one

Kyle Edmund can handle the pressure of becoming British number one in the future, according to his former tennis teacher.

Mauricio Pochettino gestures on the touchline during the match at St Mary's

Illnesses no excuse as Tottenham’s Pochettino expresses disappointment at draw

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s players were hit by a virus last week but insisted that was no excuse for their sloppy display against Southampton.

Kyle Edmund will play Grigor Dimitrov on Tuesday

5 things about Kyle Edmund

Kyle Edmund will play Grigor Dimitrov in his first grand slam quarter-final at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Tennys Sandgren is through to the quarter-finals on his Australian Open debut

Tennys dream continues for Sandgren

Tennys Sandgren became one of the most unlikely grand slam quarter-finalists of all time with a stunning upset of fifth seed Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Arsenal are readying to pull out all the stops to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and club bosses have flown to Germany for talks with Borussia Dortmund, according to the Daily Mirror. The Gunners are keen to replace Alexis Sanchez with a star recruit, so could be willing to pay more than the £52 million splurged on Alexandre Lacazette in 2017, the newspaper says. Dortmund are said to have suggested a swap involving Olivier Giroud, however a straight cash deal is still being pursued.

Kyle Edmund has formed a promising partnership with coach Fredrik Rosengren

Coach Fredrik Rosengren: Kyle Edmund has to have fun out on court

Bringing out the fun side of Kyle Edmund has been key to his Australian Open breakthrough, according to coach Fredrik Rosengren.

Simona Halep was a comfortable winner over Naomi Osaka

Plain sailing for Simona Halep

World number one Simona Halep avoided the dramas of her third round to ease into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Naomi Osaka.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is preparing for the challenge of Bristol City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola focused on semi-final success

Pep Guardiola has hinted at changes ahead of Manchester City’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg at Bristol City – but insists his focus is on victory.

Jimmy Armfield has died

Football mourns ex-England captain Jimmy Armfield

World Cup winner, ex-England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82.

Jimmy Armfield during his Blackpool days

In pictures: Jimmy Armfield

Former England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82.

Dwayne Bravo was the unlucky man to be dismissed

Is this the greatest catch ever seen on a cricket field?

Adelaide Strikers team-mates Ben Laughlin and Jake Weatherald are the talk of the cricketing world after their remarkable teamwork helped dismiss Dwayne Bravo in the Big Bash League.

Jimmy Armfield has died

Eddie Gray: Jimmy Armfield should have been a European Cup winner

Leeds great Eddie Gray has paid tribute to Jimmy Armfield and claimed the club’s former manager deserved to win the European Cup.

Watford fans have seen their club make another managerial change (Steve Paston/PA).

5 things you may not know about new Watford boss Javi Gracia

Watford made their latest managerial change on Sunday, sacking Marco Silva and appointing Javi Gracia as his successor.

Tim Southee

New Zealand continue short-form dominance over Pakistan with win in first T20

New Zealand thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 international in Wellington.

Spain Soccer La Liga

Real Betis v Barcelona – story of the match

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez produced a finishing masterclass as Barcelona launched a second-half blitz at Real Betis to extend their lead at the top of the LaLiga table to 11 points.

Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Hungary?s Marton Fucsovics

Roger Federer maintains perfect record to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

Roger Federer maintained his record of not having dropped a set at the Australian Open with a straightforward victory over Marton Fucsovics to reach the quarter-finals.

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