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Fognini survives Croatia scare
Top seed Fabio Fognini survived a scare as he won through to the semi-finals of the Vegeta Croatia Open in Umag on Friday.
McDermott: Rhinos in good shape
Leeds coach Brian McDermott was relieved to halt the Salford bandwagon with a tense 22-18 win at the AJ Bell Stadium that keeps his side in touch with First Utility Super League leaders St Helens.
Saints too strong for Vikings
St Helens held on to top spot in the First Utility Super League after cruising to a 44-22 victory over Widnes at Langtree Park.
Injury setback for Lallana
Liverpool new boy Adam Lallana looks set to miss the start of the Premier League season after suffering a knee injury in training.
Haase comeback downs Youzhny
Defending champion Mikhail Youzhny was sent crashing out of the Credit Agricole Suisse Open after being beaten 3-6 6-1 6-4 by Robin Haase.
Juve confident Vidal will stay
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta and coach Massimiliano Allegri are confident Arturo Vidal will not be lured away by Manchester United.
Taylor sets up Anderson clash
Reigning World Matchplay champion Phil Taylor cruised past Wes Newton on Friday into the semi-finals, where he will face Gary Anderson, who upset Adrian Lewis.
Golovkin heavier than Geale
Gennady Golovkin tipped the scales just over half a pound heavier than Australian Daniel Geale ahead of the pair’s WBA middleweight showdown in New York on Saturday.
Leeds edge out Salford
Leeds overcame the absence of Kevin Sinfield to maintain their challenge for top spot in Super League with a 22-18 success that brought Salford's three-match winning run to an end.
Eguchi bows out in Baku
Misa Eguchi's surprise run in the Baku Cup was ended by Bojana Jovanovski as the fifth seed clinched a 4-6 7-5 6-3 in their quarter-final clash.
New Southampton deal for Reed
Southampton midfielder Harrison Reed has committed his future to the club after signing a new four-year contract at St Mary’s.
Williams: Gerrard deal great
The new contract set to be handed to Steven Gerrard will give Liverpool supporters a huge boost ahead of the new season, according to Ladies midfielder Fara Williams.
Peruzzi in dark over Arsenal
Catania defender Gino Peruzzi has played down reports linking him with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal.
Third silver for O'Connor
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor picked her third silver medal of Glasgow 2014 with a personal-best swim in the 100m butterfly final at Tollcross Swimming Centre.
Birmingham pip Yorkshire
Birmingham Bears qualified for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast at Yorkshire Vikings' expense on an exciting final night of action in the North Group.
Roma: Strootman staying
Roma boss Rudi Garcia says highly rated Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman will not be leaving for Manchester United.
Selby stunned in opener
World No 1 Andrew Selby suffered another Commonwealth Games nightmare as he was beaten by Motherwell 19-year-old Reece McFadden in a fiery flyweight first-round clash in Glasgow.
Glam rock; Wright record
Glamorgan claimed the last quarter-final spot from the South Group with an eight-wicket victory over Gloucestershire.
Sunderland land van Aanholt
Sunderland have completed the signing of Holland international left-back Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea on a four-year deal.
Drogba could still have impact
“It was an easy decision - I couldn't turn down the opportunity to work with Jose again. Everyone knows the special relationship I have with this club and it has always felt like home to me.”
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