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Ennis-Hill backed in medal bid

Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill found form at the Anniversary Games

Jessica Ennis-Hill can be a gold medal contender at the World Championships in Beijing next month, according to British Athletics performance director Neil Black.

England seek Edgbaston boost

Alastair Cook is hoping for a happy return to Edgbaston

Alastair Cook's England still have the chance to become the Ashes heroes of 2015 - and can start by turning on the style for the 10-year anniversary of Edgbaston's most famous Test.

Oyston seeks BST clarification

Owen Oyston has given a detailed response to Blackpool Supporters' Trust's proposals

Owen Oyston has called on Blackpool Supporters' Trust to clarify several proposals in their takeover bid before he can consider their £16million leveraged buyout further.

Bopara excels with bat and ball

Ravi Bopara led Essex to a thumping win

Ravi Bopara added an unbeaten century to four wickets to lead Essex to a crushing seven-wicket win with 17 overs to spare in their Royal London One-Day Cup Group B match against Lancashire at Chelmsford.

Hamilton expects to bounce back

Lewis Hamilton had an error-strewn display at Hungary

Lewis Hamilton is confident normal order will be restored when Formula One emerges from its four-week summer shutdown at next month's Belgian Grand Prix.

Australia in charge of Ashes series

Australia's Ellyse Perry, left, was voted player of the match and ODI series after helping her team to victory in Worcester

England will have to come from behind if they are to retain the Women's Ashes after Australia won the last of the three-match Royal London one-day internationals in Worcester by 89 runs.

Red Bulls announce Wright-Phillips

Shaun Wright-Phillips has joined his younger brother Bradley at MLS side New York Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls have announced the signing of former England international Shaun Wright-Phillips, who will link up with his younger brother Bradley at the MLS side.

Cueto: Burgess to fill Tuilagi void

Stuart Lancaster insists he will only select Sam Burgess, pictured, at centre despite his best displays for Bath coming from blindside flanker

Cross-code convert Sam Burgess is being pushed into a midfield role by England to cover for the absence of powerhouse Manu Tuilagi, according to former wing Mark Cueto.

Bayern relaxed over Guardiola deal

Pep Guardiola's current deal expires at the end of the coming season

Bayern Munich intend to open talks with their coach Pep Guardiola over extending his contract beyond next summer at some stage this year, according to their chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.