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Celtic suffer heavy defeat

Dorset Echo: Ronny Deila's Celtic side slipped to a 4-1 defeat in Warsaw (AP)

2:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

Celtic's Champions League hopes are hanging by a thread after a dispiriting 4-1 defeat by Legia Warsaw in the third qualifying round first leg at the Pepsi Arena in which the Scottish champions were lucky to escape without further punishment.

Toffees set to announce Lukaku

Dorset Echo: Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a successful loan spell at Everton last season

3:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Everton are set to announce the signing of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku in a club-record deal after calling a press conference for 7pm.

England on course for victory

Dorset Echo: Moeen Ali, centre, is congratulated by his team-mates after taking the wicket of Virat Kohli

6:57pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

England were bang on course to end their long winless run with a first success in 11 Tests, as India stumbled in pursuit of a world-record run chase at the Ageas Bowl.

Wolff happy with Hamilton actions

Dorset Echo: Toto Wolff says Mercedes are comfortable with Lewis Hamilton's decision to ignore team orders in Hungary

4:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff insists the team are comfortable with Lewis Hamilton's decision to ignore team orders on his way to third place in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Golden glory for Whitlock

Dorset Echo: England's Max Whitlock took his second gold of the Games

6:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Max Whitlock has claimed his first individual all-around gold medal at a major competition after a stunning display at the Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

Cook hands over to bowlers

Dorset Echo: Alastair Cook confirmed his return to form with an unbeaten 70 for England

3:47pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Alastair Cook bagged his second half-century of the match before setting India a world-record chase of 445 to win the third Investec Test at the Ageas Bowl.

Shaw determined to improve fitness

Dorset Echo: Luke Shaw has been surprised by the demands of being a Manchester United player

10:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Luke Shaw insists he has no problem putting the hard yards in to make sure he is fully fit for his first season as a Manchester United player.

Bolt: I didn't slate the Games

Dorset Echo: Usain Bolt watched the netball on Wednesday

10:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt tweeted to deny calling the Commonwealth Games "a bit s***" on Wednesday morning.

England pursuing second declaration

Dorset Echo: Gary Ballance, right, added impetus to England's innings

1:17pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

England led by 319 at lunch on day four, in pursuit of a declaration before trying to bowl India out a second time in the third Investec Test at the Ageas Bowl.

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