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Victoria Azarenka, pictured, is targeting a career-first major tournament victory over Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Azarenka has learned tough lessons

England star Lucy Bronze is already looking forward to the start of the new season

Bronze - Don't stop me now

Andy Murray feels Nick Kyrgios, pictured, lacks maturity

Kyrgios will find his way - Murray

Team Sky's Chris Froome, the 2013 winner, will wear the race leader's yellow jersey on Tuesday's fourth stage

Froome reaches France in yellow

Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of his WBO welterweight title

Mayweather stripped of WBO title

Rory McIlroy may not be able to defend his Open title after injuring his ankle playing football

Injured McIlroy could miss Open

Kevin Pietersen played a part in four Ashes-winning squads

KP backs tourists to retain Ashes

Chris Froome has assumed the yellow jersey in the Tour de France

Froome takes yellow amid chaos

Novak Djokovic, pictured, battled back to level up his match against Kevin Anderson

Djokovic battles back to level

Andy Murray celebrates beating Ivo Karlovic on Centre Court

Murray masters Wimbledon ace king

Lewis Hamilton is keen to win the Formula One championship for a third time

Hamilton focused on title defence

World number one Rory McIlroy has suffered ankle ligament damage playing football

McIlroy facing lengthy lay-off

Tyson Fury, pictured, is going toe-to-toe with Wladimir Klitschko

Fury set for Klitschko showdown

Serena Williams, pictured left, dumped sister Venus out of Wimbledon on Monday

Venus salutes 'ultimate champion'

Kevin Pietersen played a part in four Ashes-winning teams

KP backs tourists to retain Ashes

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, has a new player at his disposal in Turkish youngster Enes Unal

City sign Unal

Nick Kyrgios, pictured, played a controversial match against Richard Gasquet

Kyrgios rejects shirking theory

Harold Mayne-Nicholls has been banned from all football-related activity for seven years

FIFA bid inspection chief banned

Ryan Sidebottom rolled back the clock at Edgbaston on Monday

Sidebottom puts Yorkshire in charge

Jos Buttler, pictured, compared a pep talk from Sir Ian Botham to "story-time with your granddad"

Beefy war stories inspire Buttler

Nabil Bentaleb made 35 appearances last season

Bentaleb signs new Spurs deal

Serena Williams, left, met sister Venus at Wimbledon for the first time in six years

Serena the 'ultimate champion'

The FA have received criticism after an ill-judged tweet

FA tweet causes controversy

England international James Milner has begun life as a Liverpool player

Milner remains full of ambition

Latest soccer news

Lionesses hope to inspire nation

England captain Charlotte Edwards is ready for her eighth Ashes series

England name experienced squad

Nick Kyrgios, pictured, has had fans covering their faces in edible spread to show their support

Serena baffled by Kyrgios fan stunt

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his victory at Silverstone

Emotional Hamilton savours victory

Etienne Capoue has signed a four-year contract at Watford

Capoue swaps Spurs for Watford

James Anderson has fond memories of Cardiff

Anderson sad to see Harris retire

Carli Lloyd has been invited to the White House after starring at the World Cup

White House invite for Lloyd

England have launched their World Cup kit

Hosts kitted out for World Cup

Falling sport participation figures have angered Dame Tessa Jowell

Coalition 'squandered Games legacy'

Carli Lloyd's stunning early hat-trick spurred the United States to victory

Lloyd dazzles in US triumph

Sean O'Driscoll has been appointed Liverpool assistant manager

O'Driscoll joins Reds staff

McLaren chief executive Ron Dennis, pictured, has hit out at Eddie Jordan

Jordan is village idiot - Dennis

Danny Brough scored his 100th career try as Huddersfield beat Hull KR

Brough marks victory with 100th try

Mark Cavendish was beaten into fourth in Zeeland

Cav hits back on stormy day on Tour

Andy Murray makes his way to the practice courts at Wimbledon

Murray enjoying home advantage

Manchester United winger Nani is set to join Fenerbahce

Nani closes on Fenerbahce move

Mitchell Starc is ready to tackle England in the Ashes

Starc ready to bring the heat

Southampton expect to beat Tottenham to a deal for Toby Alderweireld.

Saints expect to sign Alderweireld

Mark Sampson delivered on the big stage with England

Houghton hoping Sampson stays

Nick Kyrgios is a new crowd favourite for many at Wimbledon

Kyrgios plans to play in Davis Cup

Andrew Strauss believes Australia will need to be near their best to beat England this summer

Strauss issues Ashes warning

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Pit choices hand Hamilton victory

Sean O'Driscoll is expected to be confirmed as Liverpool's assistant manager on Monday

O'Driscoll set for Liverpool role

Serena Williams, left, and sister Venus will meet for the 26th time in Monday's last-16 clash at SW19

Davenport: Draw tough on sisters

Ashes winner Paul Collingwood has backed his Durham teammate Ben Stokes to make an impact

Collingwood: Stokes up for Ashes

Andy Murray, pictured, faces Ivo Karlovic second on Centre Court in Monday's hectic fourth-round schedule

Murray backed to combat threat

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