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Antonio Valencia commits to Manchester United until 2019

Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia has signed a new contract with the Europa League champions which will keep him at the club until 2019.

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Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton will see out career with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula One career with Mercedes.

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FA Cup final talking points

Arsenal and Chelsea meet in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.

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Cristiano Ronaldo event cancelled after terror attack

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s scheduled appearance in London this weekend has been postponed after the UK terror threat level was upgraded in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack.

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Boss Wayne Bennett hints at England extension

Wayne Bennett has delivered a strong hint that he aims to stay on as England coach after the 2017 World Cup by outlining plans for 2018 and beyond.

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Wing Sean Maitland signs two-year contract extension with Saracens

Saracens’ Scotland international Sean Maitland has signed a contract extension with the reigning European champions.

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Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva undergoing medical at Manchester City

Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva is undergoing a medical ahead of a move to Manchester City, Press Association Sport understands.

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Heather Watson fails to qualify for French Open

Heather Watson’s bid to qualify for the French Open ended in a comprehensive final-round loss to Dutchwoman Richel Hogenkamp.

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Italy forward Samuela Vunisa leaves Saracens for Glasgow

Glasgow have signed Italy forward Samuela Vunisa from European champions Saracens.

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Petra Kvitova to play in French Open after recovering from stab injuries

Petra Kvitova will make her comeback at the French Open, her representative has confirmed.

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West Ham sign former Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta

West Ham have made former Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta their first major summer signing.

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Ben Stokes passed fit to play in England’s second ODI against South Africa

Ben Stokes is fit to take a full part in the second Royal London Series match against South Africa.

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Assistant manager Claude Makelele signs new deal with Swansea

Swansea assistant manager Claude Makelele has put pen to paper on a new contract with the club.

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The FA Cup final in numbers

Arsenal and Chelsea will meet in the 136th FA Cup final on Saturday at Wembley.

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Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale ruled out of Premiership final

Wasps star Kurtley Beale will miss Saturday’s Aviva Premiership final against Exeter at Twickenham.

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Jordan Turner set to leave NRL for Huddersfield

Former St Helens utility player Jordan Turner is to cut short his stay in the NRL, with Huddersfield emerging as his destination.

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Sarah Taylor ready for World Cup pressure after ‘rollercoaster of anxiety’

Sarah Taylor describes herself as “incredibly comfortable” back in England’s World Cup squad after her “rollercoaster of anxiety” as she struggled with stress-related issues over the past 12 months.

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Champions League final to be played under closed roof due to security reasons

The roof of the Principality Stadium in Cardiff will be closed for the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus for safety and security reasons.

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Jordan Spieth five shots off the pace in Texas

Jordan Spieth continued to struggle for top form as he finished five shots off the lead in the first round of the Dean & Deluca Invitational.

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Andy Murray waits on French Open draw

Andy Murray and his fellow title contenders will learn the path they must take to French Open glory on Friday as Roland Garros prepares to host the second grand slam of the year.

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