Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he is no "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after sending "unacceptable" offensive text messages.
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Team news as Castleford Tigers play Leeds Rhinos in Saturday's Tetley's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium (15:00 BST).
Britain's Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record in the semi-finals of the European Championships.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah describes this as his "toughest year" and says he will now focus on the track.
British number two James Ward misses out on a place in the US Open main draw after losing his final qualifying match against Moldova's Radu Albot.
Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey will chase the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy recovers from a rusty start with a second-round 65 to ease into contention in the first of the four PGA Tour play-off events.
Louis van Gaal calls on Manchester United fans to "believe" in him after the disappointment of his debut league defeat.
Mercedes say they needed to calm the situation between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in recent weeks.
Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end a bribery trial.
Sarah Barrow wins Britain's first female individual European diving gold medal since 1927 with victory in the 10m platform.
Mario Mandzukic scores his first goal for Atletico Madrid, who beat city rivals Real to win the Spanish Super Cup.
Cardiff City call for League Managers' Association chief Richard Bevan to resign over the LMA's defence of Malky Mackay.
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli is set for a medical as talks continue over a £16m move to Liverpool.
Dan Greaves wins gold in the F44 discuss as Great Britain claim five golds at the IPC Athletics European Championships.
Olympic and Commonwealth champion Nicola Adams pulls out of the Women's World Championships with a shoulder injury.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has offered an open invitation to Paul Gascoigne to help out with coaching his young players.
Former Scotland coach Alex McLeish is back in management after being named as the new boss of Belgian side KRC Genk.
Welshman Jamie Donaldson leads the Czech Masters by three shots after the second round, boosting his Ryder Cup hopes.
Britain's Adam Yates targets a win on the mountainous stage six as he makes his Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana.
Defending champion Chris Horner pulls out of the Vuelta a Espana due to an abnormally low cortisol level.
Richard Hughes rides 11-4 favourite Sole Power to victory by half-a-length at York's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.
India eased to a 95-run victory over Middlesex at Lord's ahead of the one-day series against England next week.
Britain's Luke Greenbank claims 200m backstroke bronze on the final day of Youth Olympics swimming in Nanjing.
Zara Phillips says securing Britain's place at the Rio Olympics is the goal at the World Equestrian Games in France.
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Former 400m world champion Amantle Montsho faces a two-year ban after her B sample drugs test came back positive.
Former WBO champion Ricky Burns moves up to the light-welterweight division and sets his sights on a third world title.
Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes says England all-rounder Moeen Ali has earned international respect.
Sir Bradley Wiggins says fellow Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas can win any race he enters - including the Tour de France.
Jo Butterfield heads a British clean sweep in the women's F32/51 club throw at the IPC Athletics European Championships.
Bayern Munich begin the new Bundesliga season with victory over Wolfsburg thanks to goals from Thomas Muller and Arjen Robben.
Lewis Hamilton's stunning pace in second practice at the Belgian Grand Prix sees him head team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.604 seconds.
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Tapestry claims a shock victory in the Yorkshire Oaks ahead of previously unbeaten Taghrooda.
Britain's double Olympic champion Andy Triggs Hodge believes the men's four are showing the right form to win world gold.
Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell says his team have gained a lot from the last group of players to win the competition for the Tigers.
Cardiff Blues' new signing Adam Jones says the deadlock in Welsh rugby needs to be solved so Sam Warburton can play.
Former World Championship finalist Ali Carter plans to return to the sport after having chemotherapy for lung cancer.
American swimmer Michael Phelps wins gold on his international comeback at the Pan Pacific championships.
Andy Murray will play Robin Haase in the US Open first round and could meet Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals.
Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle is banned for two years after a failed drugs test at Sochi 2014.
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Former Britain and NBA player Jon Amaechi says he would not hire the British basketball leadership to organise a children's party.
With five defeats from his previous Challenge Cup finals, Leeds skipper Kevin Sinfield wants to fill the gap on his rugby league CV.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on boxer Kell Brook at the latest round of Premier League matches.
In his latest BBC column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the title race, and says he is glad he did not rush into an F1 drive when he was too young.
There is more to being a Match of the Day pundit than you think, says Robbie Savage, as the programme celebrates 50 years.
Paralympian Markus Rehm was the shock winner of the able-bodied German long-jump trials - one day soon, he hopes, selection will follow.
Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg? Former F1 champions Nigel Mansell and Jody Scheckter fail to agree on this year's winner.
Your guide to sporting events on the BBC, including the Belgian GP, Champions League football and the Challenge Cup final.