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

Serena baffled by Kyrgios fan stunt

The FA have received criticism after an ill-judged tweet

FA tweet causes controversy

Mark Sampson's England side finished third at the World Cup following Saturday night's 1-0 victory over Germany

Lionesses hope to inspire nation

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

Beefy war stories inspire Buttler

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

FIFA bid inspection chief banned

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

Froome claims Tour's yellow jersey

Serena Williams, left, dumped sister Venus out of Wimbledon's last 16 on Monday

Serena wins Williams battle

Richard Gasquet shakes hands with Nick Kyrgios, left, after an extraordinary fourth-round match

Gasquet through and Kyrgios booed

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

McIlroy sidelined by ankle injury

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

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

Serena puts sibling sentiment aside

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

Kyrgios exits amid controversy

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

Mark Sampson has guided England Women to their best World Cup finish

Sampson hails battling Lionesses

Fara Williams' penalty earned England third place at the World Cup

Penalty earns England third place

Ryan Harris has called time on his cricket career

Harris: Australia fine without me

Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli is still on cloud nine

Chile savour Copa success

James Ward was unable to stretch his Wimbledon adventure into a second week

Ward edged out in five sets

Chris Froome finished in 15:46 to place 39th

Froome satisfied with Tour start

Lewis Hamilton had feared pole position may be beyond him at Silverstone

Hamilton satisfied with qualifying

Ivo Karlovic continues to defy the odds at Wimbledon

Karlovic targets Murray upset

Jelena Jankovic has never got beyond round four of the singles in SW19

Jankovic revels in shock win

Andy Murray is through to the second week

Murray sees off Seppi threat

Steven Finn says England are determined to win back the Ashes

Finn: England desperate to win urn

McLaren Honda's Jenson Button during Paddock Day of the 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Towcester.

Button looking to reverse fortune

Jessica Ennis-Hill feels her speed is returning but will make a late call over the World Championships

Ennis-Hill delays Beijing decision

England's Joe Root, pictured, was struck in a bar by Australian David Warner in the build-up to the 2013 Ashes

Root hits back at Warner

Roger Federer, pictured, eased past big-serving Australian Sam Groth

Federer not focused on history

Heather Watson, left, and Marina Erakovic, right, suffered doubles heartbreak

Doubles defeat for Watson

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