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Azarenka has learned tough lessons

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

Victoria Azarenka believes the love-torn and injury-hit two years that forced her to "mature very quickly" can inspire a first grand slam victory over Serena Williams.

Banned FIFA chief to appeal

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

The head of FIFA's inspection team for the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will appeal against a seven-year ban from football after it was revealed he asked for favours from Qatar.

Froome reaches France in yellow

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

The 102nd Tour de France crossed into its homeland on Tuesday with Chris Froome in the leader's yellow jersey he hopes to win for a second time in Paris on July 26.

KP backs tourists to retain Ashes

Kevin Pietersen played a part in four Ashes-winning teams

England's lack of a strike bowler could hinder their hopes of Ashes glory, according to former batsman Kevin Pietersen, who believes the only hope of emerging on top this summer is to take the attack to Australia.

City sign Unal

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

Manchester City have completed the transfer of highly-rated Turkey striker Enes Unal from Bursaspor for a reported fee of around £2million.

Hamilton focused on title defence

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

Lewis Hamilton has his sights firmly fixed on becoming the first British driver to successfully defend his Formula One world championship after winning at Silverstone in Sunday's incident-fuelled race.

Bentaleb signs new Spurs deal

Nabil Bentaleb made 35 appearances last season

Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb has signed a new five-year contract, committing himself to the north London club until 2020.

Sidebottom puts Yorkshire in charge

Ryan Sidebottom rolled back the clock at Edgbaston on Monday

LV= County Championship leaders Yorkshire moved into a commanding position after bowling out Warwickshire for just 69 on day two of the Division One match at Edgbaston.

Murray masters Wimbledon ace king

Andy Murray celebrates beating Ivo Karlovic on Centre Court

Andy Murray found his fourth-round win over Ivo Karlovic "stressful" but believes his tactics proved the difference as the Scot booked his place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

Milner remains full of ambition

England international James Milner has begun life as a Liverpool player

James Milner has revealed that Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was a major factor in his move to Anfield where he hopes to win "a trophy cabinet full of medals".

Fury set for Klitschko showdown

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

Unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will challenge WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in October.

FIFA bid inspection chief banned

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

The head of FIFA's inspection team for the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been banned from football for seven years after it was revealed he asked for favours from Qatar.

Froome takes yellow amid chaos

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

There was near perfection for Team Sky amid the chaos of a colossal crash as Chris Froome took the Tour de France yellow jersey on Monday.

Venus salutes 'ultimate champion'

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

Venus Williams bowed to her "ultimate champion" sister Serena on 'Manic Monday' as Coco Vandeweghe came of grand-slam age and Caroline Wozniacki hit her customary brick wall at Wimbledon.

England name experienced squad

England captain Charlotte Edwards is ready for her eighth Ashes series

England have named a 14-strong one-day international squad for the start of a multi-format Ashes series being described as the 'most eagerly anticipated in women's cricket history'.

Serena baffled by Kyrgios fan stunt

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

Serena Williams has called on tennis fans to justify coating faces in chocolate and various spreads in support of firebrand Australian star Nick Kyrgios.

Djokovic battles back to level

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

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic's title defence was hanging in the balance after a major Monday night fright for the Serbian.

Serena the 'ultimate champion'

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

Venus Williams believes her "ultimate champion" sister Serena is on course to become the greatest player in the history of women's tennis.

FA tweet causes controversy

The FA have received criticism after an ill-judged tweet

The Football Association has been criticised after its official England Twitter account referred to the Lionesses returning from the Women's World Cup to "go back to being mothers, partners and daughters".