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Wolff happy with Hamilton actions

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

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.

Tributes paid to retiring Kallis

South Africa's Jacques Kallis has called time on his international career

South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis has announced his retirement from international cricket, admitting that next year's World Cup was just out of his reach.

England pursuing second declaration

Gary Ballance, right, added impetus to England's innings

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.

England don't follow-on

James Anderson, right, took two wickets on his birthday

England unsurprisingly opted against enforcing the follow-on after making short work of India on the fourth morning of the third Investec Test at the Ageas Bowl.

Bolt: I didn't slate the Games

Usain Bolt watched the netball on Wednesday

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

Rio backs Rooney to captain England

Rio Ferdinand believes Wayne Rooney, right, should succeed Steven Gerrard as England captain

Rio Ferdinand is backing Wayne Rooney to be the next England captain, insisting the striker has the experience and influence to succeed in the role.

Shaw determined to improve fitness

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

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 criticises Games - report

Usain Bolt has reportedly expressed his unhappiness at the Commonwealth Games

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt remarked that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games were "a bit s***", according to a report in Wednesday's Times newspaper.

Van Gaal praises Shaw display

Luke Shaw came off the bench as a second-half substitute (AP)

Louis van Gaal was impressed with the performance of Luke Shaw, who played the second half of Manchester United's win over Inter Milan despite going through a punishing training session on the morning of the match.

Broad credits Moores for positivity

Stuart Broad took three wickets on day three

Stuart Broad senses a new beginning is under way for him and his England team-mates as they look to finally free themselves from the hangover of last winter's Ashes whitewash.

United beat Inter on penalties

Wayne Rooney, right, and his Manchester United team-mates continued their impressive pre-season form (AP)

Louis van Gaal maintained his unbeaten record as Manchester United boss following a penalty shootout win over Inter Milan in Washington DC.

Smith makes his point with gold

Louis Smith, centre, returned to the sport in time for the Commonwealth Games

Olympic star Louis Smith proved those whole called him "crazy" were wrong as he helped England to artistic gymnastics Commonwealth Games gold.

Weightman joy after surprise silver

Laura Weightman, right, reacts to her silver

Laura Weightman was on cloud nine after she gatecrashed an expected Kenyan one-two in the 1500 metres to land her maiden major championship medal on a night of five England silvers at a raucous Hampden Park.

Toure wants long City stay

Yaya Toure has insisted his future lies with Manchester City

Yaya Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City and said he wants to stay at the club for "as long as possible".

Barkley remembers Rooney departure

Ross Barkley wants to become an Everton legend

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley remembers how he felt the day Wayne Rooney left the club for Manchester United and hopes his new four-year contract will allay fans' fears of another academy prospect being lured away.

Gloucestershire win at Headingley

Will Gidman made an unbeaten 71 in Gloucestershire's victory

Gloucestershire made Yorkshire pay for a below-par innings as they claimed their first win in the Royal London One-Day Cup by three wickets with 28 balls to spare at Headingley.

It's not about numbers for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy is targeting the number one ranking

Rory McIlroy wants to use his Open triumph as a springboard to further success this season, but insists he has never thought about matching Jack Nicklaus' record haul of major titles.

England maintain control

James Anderson celebrates one of his three wickets, the scalp of Ravindra Jadeja

England's bowlers were granted just reward, and a little more from occasionally compliant India, for much hard work as the hosts stayed on course for a shot at victory in the third Investec Test.

England earn gymnastics double gold

England's men, pictured, and women both won team gymnastics gold

England's men and women secured gold as Scotland's men claimed their first Commonwealth Games team gymnastics medal by taking silver in Glasgow.

Reds seal Origi deal

Divock Origi will return to Lille on loan

Liverpool have completed the signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi but the 19-year-old will immediately be loaned back to French club Lille for next season.