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Second ODI between England and West Indies washed out at Trent Bridge

Rain wiped out all but 10 minutes of England’s second Royal London Series match which ended in a no-result against West Indies at Trent Bridge.

Haseeb Hameed has not played for England since last winter (Martin Rickett/PA)

Ashes hopeful Haseeb Hameed fractures finger in Lancashire defeat

Ashes hopeful Haseeb Hameed suffered a fractured finger as Lancashire lost to Middlesex in their Specsavers County Championship clash at Lord’s.

Charly Musonda enjoyed a dream full debut for Chelsea (Mike Egerton/PA)

Charly Musonda enjoys dream full Chelsea debut alongside idol Eden Hazard

Charly Musonda enjoyed a dream full debut for Chelsea alongside his idol Eden Hazard.

Valentino Rossi has been passed fit to compete in Aragon this weekend (David Davies/PA)

Valentino Rossi cleared for return to action after leg break

Valentino Rossi has been passed fit to take part in Sunday’s Aragon MotoGP race three weeks after breaking his leg.

Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham to dig deep against West Ham (Adam Davy/PA)

Mauricio Pochettino demands fight and desire from Tottenham against West Ham

Mauricio Pochettino has told his Tottenham players to match West Ham’s fight and desire if they want to overcome their London rivals on Saturday.

Anthony Martial came into the Manchester United starting XI against Burton (Martin Rickett/PA)

All change: Midweek Carabao Cup starting line-ups averaged almost eight per team

Teams competing in the Carabao Cup third round averaged almost eight changes a side as questions continue over the competition’s relevance.

Virgil van Dijk could start against Manchester United (Daniel Hambury/PA)

Pellegrino weighing up Van Dijk start against freescoring Man United

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino is considering thrusting Virgil van Dijk into his starting line-up in an attempt to shackle free-scoring Manchester United.

Atletico Madrid have agreed terms with Chelsea to re-sign former striker Diego Costa (Mike Egerton/PA)

Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for transfer of Diego Costa

Diego Costa’s protracted return to Atletico Madrid after three years at Chelsea is almost complete after terms were agreed over the striker’s transfer.

The EFL are set to follow the Premier League (Barrington Coombs/Empics)

EFL clubs support closing transfer window before start of season

EFL clubs have indicated they are in favour of an early closure to the summer transfer window from next season.

The Mexican Grand Prix will go ahead (David Davies/PA)

Mexican F1 Grand Prix to go ahead after circuit escapes ravages of earthquake

The Mexican Grand Prix is set to go ahead as planned despite widespread devastation caused by the country’s deadliest earthquake in more than three decades.

The Tour de Yorkshire will grow from three to four days next year, with the women's race increasing from one to two days (Danny Lawson/PA)

Calendar boost for Tour de Yorkshire as UCI grants it extra days

World cycling’s governing body has confirmed the Tour de Yorkshire will grow from three to four days next year, with the women’s race increasing from one to two days.

Anthony Martial has been backed to become a "force" to be reckoned with by Jesse Lingard (Martin Rickett/PA)

Jesse Lingard backs Anthony Martial to become a ‘force’ for Manchester United

Anthony Martial has been backed to become a “force” to be reckoned with by Manchester United team-mate Jesse Lingard.

Jurgen Klopp has had a difficult week (Martin Rickett/PA)

Jurgen Klopp plays down Liverpool’s problems after frustrating week

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists their current problems are being over-exaggerated and he already has a plan of action to turn around a frustrating week.

Sean O'Brien believes the British and Irish Lions should have beaten New Zealand this summer (David Davies/PA)

Sean O’Brien: Lions coaches have a lot to answer for

Sean O’Brien says the British and Irish Lions should have “comfortably” beaten New Zealand this summer and claims the coaching team did not get preparations right before the Tests.

Brian Cookson's time in charge of the UCI is over (Tim Goode/PA)

Brian Cookson’s UCI reign ends in crushing defeat to David Lappartient

Brian Cookson’s hopes of serving a second term as president of cycling’s world governing body have ended in embarrassing fashion as he was beaten 37 votes to eight by French rival David Lappartient.

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward revealed the club's increase in revenue (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Manchester United post record revenue and operating profit

Manchester United have earned more than half a billion pounds for the second successive year, with a record-breaking revenue of £581.2million.

Marcus Rashford scored twice for United (Martin Rickett/PA)

Marcus Rashford at the double as Manchester United defeat Burton

Marcus Rashford’s brace inspired holders Manchester United to a comprehensive 4-1 Carabao Cup victory over Burton at Old Trafford.

The FA has been accused of an "inexcusable" lack of leadership following the sacking of Mark Sampson(Mike Egerton/PA)

Women in Football accuses FA of ignoring warnings over Mark Sampson’s behaviour

Pressure is mounting on the Football Association to explain what checks were done on Mark Sampson’s suitability for the role of England Women’s manager before and after he was given the role.

Gareth Ellis warms up for the Challenge Cup final (John Walton/PA)

Gareth Ellis warns Hull not to expect any favours from Castleford

Hull captain Gareth Ellis is not expecting any favours from his home-town club when the Black and Whites take on Castleford for a place in the play-off semi-finals.

Alexis Sanchez was a surprise starter as Arsenal hosted Doncaster in the Carabao Cup (John Walton/PA)

Wenger denies making example of Arsenal forward Sanchez

Arsene Wenger insists there is no ulterior motive to starting Alexis Sanchez in minor competitions and leaving him out of Arsenal’s Premier League side.

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