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Wembley to host Euro 2020 final

Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020

England won their bid to host the Euro 2020 final and semi-finals at Wembley eventually unchallenged but Scotland were grateful to the help of Sir Alex Ferguson in getting Glasgow's bid for group games across the line.

Rusty Gallacher misses cut

Stephen Gallacher made an early exit in Wales

Ryder Cup wild cards Stephen Gallacher and Lee Westwood experienced differing results but similar emotions after the second round of the ISPS Handa Wales Open at Celtic Manor.

Stoneman talks up Stokes

Mark Stoneman has backed Ben Stokes, pictured, to be the difference in Saturday's final

Durham captain Mark Stoneman is backing all-rounder Ben Stokes to make the difference in the Royal London Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord's on Saturday.

Van Gaal admits interest in Ronaldo

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal believes Real Madrid won't part with Cristiano Ronaldo, pictured

Louis van Gaal would be interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, but the Manchester United manager does not think Real Madrid are willing to sell him.

Prince talks down claims of racism

Ashwell Prince, pictured, has revealed he did not consider there to be a racist element to the verbal abuse delivered to him by Andrew Gale

Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince has revealed he did not consider there to be a racist element to the verbal abuse delivered to him by Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale.

Maldonado crash thwarts Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton posted a time of one minute 47.490 seconds during second practice (AP)

Pastor Maldonado ended Mercedes' run of seven consecutive one-two finishes at the conclusion of practice on the Friday of a race weekend - although not with a time to trouble the all-conquering team.

World Cup agreement reached

Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has welcomed an agreement with Premiership Rugby

The dispute over World Cup compensation between the Rugby Football Union and Premiership Rugby has been settled after a package worth up to £13million was agreed.

Assou-Ekotto handed three-match ban

Benoit Assou-Ekotto, pictured playing for QPR last season, will serve a three-match ban

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been banned for three games and hit with a Football Association fine after sending Nicolas Anelka a message on Twitter following his controversial 'quenelle' gesture last season.

Alonso in the Singapore swing

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, right, was quickest in first practice for the Singapore Grand Prix (AP)

Fernando Alonso led the way in practice for the first time since the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of this weekend's night race in Singapore.

Mourinho admits to Costa gamble

Diego Costa is expected to return to the starting line-up for Chelsea against Manchester City

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he is taking a risk in selecting Diego Costa for Sunday's Premier League clash at Manchester City, but that the Blues cannot do without their star striker.

Teams given time over radio ban

Singapore will see limited changes to radio rules

The FIA has bowed to pressure from the Formula One teams and agreed to defer part of their radio ban that has come into force from this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Hodgson hails Wembley success

FA Chairman Greg Dyke was delighted with Wembley's successful bid

Roy Hodgson hailed "a great opportunity" for England after Wembley won the right to host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020.

Pochettino proud of players

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino believes the way Tottenham's players responded to the hostile atmosphere of Partizan Belgrade shows they can rise to the occasion under any circumstances.

Wenger cautious over FA proposals

Arsene Wenger believes any change will have to be carefully thought out

Arsene Wenger believes Football Association proposals to cut the number of players from outside the European Union should be carefully considered to avoid compromising the quality of the English game .

'No' spares sport chiefs a headache

The BOA stated it would press ahead with preparations for major events as planned

UK Sport and the British Olympic Association have declared business as usual after the Scottish electorate rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.

Bruce has sympathy for Pardew

Hull boss Steve Bruce, left, has sympathy for under fire Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, right

Steve Bruce knows better than most what it feels like to be hounded out of the North East, but that will not stop the Hull boss trying to turn up the heat on Alan Pardew with a "mercenary" win over Newcastle.

England shirt 'a mark of respect'

England's new kit which was launched this week

The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association has given its backing to a controversial new England kit that incorporates the Victoria Cross emblem within its design.

Groves 'to learn from Froch fights'

George Groves returns to the ring against Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley Arena on Saturday night

George Groves has admitted he will never forget his two defeats to Carl Froch as he prepares to get his career back on track on Saturday night.

Lewis hails Collingwood influence

Paul Collingwood has been in fine form for Durham this season

Durham coach Jon Lewis will head into the Royal London One-Day Cup final confident he has the most influential player in the country at his disposal.

Injury forces Li to retire

Li Na has confirmed her retirement from tennis

Two-time grand slam winner Li Na has announced her retirement from the sport after struggling to overcome knee problems.